In “Trust is a Two-Edged Sword” Caliban captures Jubilee and demands that the X-Men exchange Sabretooth for her safe return and then in the story story “And Nothing Will Ever Be the Same”, Bishop lives out part of his past (which actually takes place in the future) in the Danger Room.
Every hero has to face the demons of his past, even when they’re from the future! Cable’s son is out for vengeance, but only if Cable’s clone doesn’t get it first! Reprinting the original revelation of the multi-dimensional mutant mercenary’s origins! Meanwhile, Omega Red, the Acolytes, and Belasco prove that no matter how many old enemies a hero has, there’s always room for new ones! Guest-starring the X-Men and Excalibur! Plus – just her luck – Domino! Collects Cable #5-14.
First appearance of the Devourer in “Devouring Madness.” Script by Gregory Wright, pencils by John Heebink, inks by Fred Fredericks. “On the Clock.” Script by Wright, art by Andrew Paquette. “Resurrections.” Script by Glenn Herdling, pencils by Scott McDaniel, inks by Bud LaRosa. McDaniel/Collazo cover.
The crossover that literally reshaped the face of Marvel’s Earth is collected for the first time! When sorceress Morgan Le Fay forces the sunken continent of Atlantis back above the waves, it creates a crisis for Namor – not to mention the water-breathing Atlanteans! The Fantastic Four race to the Sub-Mariner’s aid as Thor, the Inhumans, and Franklin Richards’ young team the Fantastic Force become ensnared in Morgan’s scheme. But when the sorceress’ chilling endgame comes to light, can this motley collection of heroes save the day?
Marvel Comics Presents #18 : Cyclops, Black Panther, She-Hulk, & Willie Lumpkin (Marvel Comic Book 1989)
Original Marvel Comics full color printing, paperback edition. Comics Code Authority Approved comic book.
“The Mortal Coil Shuffle”
These are tense times for the X-Men. The Legacy virus, which has already killed many mutants both friend and foe, threatens to become a worldwide epidemic. Professor X has captured Sabretooth and locked him in the mansion basement, hoping to eventually cure his raging bloodlust. But amid the darkness, a ray of light shines – as longtime lovebirds Cyclops and Phoenix announce their engagement! The X-Men and their extended family come together to celebrate the union of mutantdom’s most star-crossed couple – but will this joyous occasion revitalize the X-Men, and provide them with new hope and a new direction for the future? Or will the looming darkness still consume them all?
COLLECTING: X-MEN (1991) #27-30 and ANNUAL #2, X-MEN UNLIMITED (1993) #3, UNCANNY X-MEN (1963) #308-310 and ANNUAL #18, X-MEN: THE WEDDING ALBUM, and WHAT IF? (1989) #60.
What happens when Deadpool crosses paths with royalty? Watch the madness unfold as the Merc with a Mouth finds out what it’s like to cavort with two of Marvel’s mightiest monarchs – of the Asgardian and Wakandan variety – as well as hanging with some crooked cronies more befitting his ill-mannered ilk. Guest-starring Thor, Loki, the Black Panther,Constrictor, Taskmaster and more!
COLLECTING: DEADPOOL (1997) 34-45; BLACK PANTHER (1998) 23
Collecting Deadpool’s incredibly hard to find early appearances – titanic team-ups, anthology antics and gratuitous guest shots by the sassin’ assassin! From hanging with Marvel superstars Nomad and Silver Sable, to giving a much-needed sales boost to losers like Wolverine and the Avengers, the erstwhile Secret Defender (shhh!) and Hero For Hire (sweet Christmas!) sure gets around.
COLLECTING: NOMAD (1992) 4; SECRET DEFENDERS 15-17; WOLVERINE (1988) 88, 154-155; X-FORCE (1991) 47, 56; HEROES FOR HIRE (1997) 10-11; MATERIAL FROM AVENGERS (1963) 366; SILVER SABLE & THE WILD PACK 23, 30; WOLVERINE ANNUAL ’95, ’99; CONTEST OF CHAMPIONS II 2; MARVEL COMICS PRESENTS (2007) 10; BREAKING INTO COMICS THE MARVEL WAY 2
MTV’s numbskulled nimrods come to comics with all new made-for-comics adventures, filled with maladjusted mayhem and anarchic antics, for fans of the TV show and those who appreciate good sadism but don’t have cable. Original.
The Rime of the Ancient Sub-Mariner!!!
Namor and Stingray attempt to raise Hydrobase from the bottom of the ocean depths. Plus, the mighty Sub-Mariner must team-up with Triton of the Uncanny Inhumans, the undersea beauty Tamara, and the savage Tiger Shark to take on the interstellar pirates known as the Starblasters! Guest-starring Triton, Tiger Shark, and Dr. Walter Newell (Stingray).
Can Namor defeat the pirates of the cosmos known as the Starblasters when some of his allies have already fallen under their thrall? Story continues in Fantastic Four (1961-1996 1st Series) #385. Guest-starring Triton, Tiger Shark, and Stingray. Human Torch cameo.
With Reed Richards dead how long will it be before Namor and Susan Richards can no longer deny their attraction for one another. How will the rest of the Fantastic Four react to Sue’s strange behavior, and what enemy from Namor’s past returns when he least expects it? Guest-starring the Fantastic Four and Namorita. This story takes place before the events of Fantastic Four (1961-1996 1st Series) #387. Includes 3 pin-ups of the Sub-Mariner.
“Delta Force” Part 1 of 2. The Avengers’ epic adventure in Genosha is over, but there’s no time for rest after a priority alert comes in from the South Pacific! Since the west coast avengers have been disbanded, the Black Widow sends Cap, Crystal, Sersi, Hercules, and the Black Knight to explore the ocean depths of Lemuria! But hold on, Lemuria…isn’t that where the Deviants call home? Yes! And in very short order the Avengers are under attack! Only Sersi escapes the surprise ambush! And proceeds to desperately fly to the Pentagon to reach one of the friendly deviants, Kro! In order to help Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, Kro rounds up a motley mixture of friendly deviants and prepares them for battle in Lemuria! Deviants Assemble?! Cameo appearance by Lord Ghaur. Avengers Lineup: Black Knight, Black Widow, Captain America, Crystal, Giant-Man, Hercules, Sersi, and the Vision. Deviant Lineup: Dragona, Enigmo, Karkas, Kro, Ransak, Red Bull, and Tzabaoth. Lord Ghaur previously appeared in the conclusion of the Atlantis Attacks storyline in Fantastic Four Annual 22. The final issue of the Avengers West Coast series was published the same month as Avengers 370.
Hawkeye reaches the final showdown with the super villain who put a contract out on his arm – Crossfire! Plus: Rick Jones finds himself in the midst of an interstellar bidding war!
The Spectacular Spider-Man does the Marvel Universe proud in a titanic tome that’s both entertaining and educational! Swing along with Spidey and a gathering of his amazing friends – including Storm, Luke Cage, Power Pack, Jubilee and the Fantastic Four – as they take on a host of important social issues in the inimitable Mighty Marvel Manner!
COLLECTING: SPIDER-MAN VS. THE PRODIGY; SPIDER-MAN, STORM & POWER MAN; SPIDER-MAN & POWER PACK; SPIDER-MAN AGAINST VERBAL ABUSE; SPIDER-MAN & THE NEW MUTANTS FEATURING SKIDS; ADVENTURES IN READING STARRING SPIDER-MAN; SPIDER-MAN: CHAOS AT THE CONSTRUCTION SITE; SPIDER-MAN: RIOT AT ROBOTWORLD; SPIDER-MAN BATTLES THE MYTH MONSTER; SPIDER-MAN: SKATING ON THIN ICE; SPIDER-MAN: DOUBLE TROUBLE; SPIDER-MAN: HIT & RUN; SPIDER-MAN: CHAOS IN CALGARY; SPIDER-MAN: DEAD BALL; SPIDER-MAN: HOW TO BEAT THE BULLY/JUBILEE: PEER PRESSURE; SPIDER-MAN: FATHERHOOD; FAST LANE #1-4; SPIDER-MAN ON BULLYING PREVENTION; HEROES VS. PLAQUE: WHEN PLAQUE ATTACKS; and SPIDER-MAN: YOU’RE HIRED!
Lucian joins the Underground Legion.
Major Ross uses his new powers to take down the Underground Legion.