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Iron Man 2: Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2010) #1 by Joe Casey
Iron Man: Industrial Revolution
Fred Van Lente - 2011
Obadiah Stane has taken his company and his fortune, leaving Stark to live on the streets of Los Angeles. He is even too destitute to fuel his armor, and his fellow heroes have decided not to help him, to see whether the once-great man can build himself back up. Believing he can help the residents of his new neighborhood, the impoverished Imperio section of L.A., Tony begins to rebuild his company and his life with the help of some new friends. Unfortunately for Stark, nothing happens in the City of Angels without the group of villains known as the Pride's consent. Knowing Iron Man is a threat to their criminal empire, they quickly target Stark for destruction! Outnumbered and outgunned, powerless and penniless, Tony Stark has everything to fi ght for and nothing to lose!
The Incredible Hulk Visionaries: John Byrne
John Byrne - 2008
When the Hulk came back from the Crossroads, John Byrne was waiting for him - complementing his popular X-Men and FF runs by literally breaking the Green Goliath in two! After the Hulk and Bruce Banner are separated, the Jade Giant becomes the Earth's emerald enemy - outfighting Iron Man, Wonder Man, Sub-Mariner, Hercules and Doc Samson! Could the one to succeed where these powerhouses failed be...Bruce Banner himself?! Plus: the wedding of Bruce Banner and Betty Ross! The new Hulkbusters! And the sinister Scourge! Collects Incredible Hulk #314-319 & Annual #14, plus Marvel Fanfare #29.
Avengers: Absolute Vision Book 1
Roger SternDan Green - 2013
The ultimate Vision story begins with catastrophe, as the android Avenger is laid low by...the Barrier! But, if it doesn't kill him, will his experience only make him stronger? And are Earth's Mightiest prepared for the answer? The old order changeth once again as the Avengers welcome aboard Starfox and a new Captain Marvel - but does that leave any room for Spider-Man? And it's guest stars galore as the FF move in to the mansion, the ghost of Spider-Woman haunts the team, and Doctor Strange makes a house call to ask for Scarlet Witch's aid in dealing with Dracula, lord of the vampires! All this and...David Letterman?!COLLECTING: Avengers (1963) 231-241, Annual 11-12; Amazing Spider-Man Annual 16; Fantastic Four (1961) 256; Doctor Strange (1974) 60
Avengers Magazine (2015-) #1
Marvel celebrates the greatest super-team the world has ever known with a magazine-sized extravaganza! Meet the creative legend who helped start it all, Jack Kirby, as we look back at his first year of Avengers artistry! Relive the history of Earth's Mightiest Heroes with a series of probing character profiles! Explore the Avengers' creative history with "Earth's Mightiest Interview," a roundtable with some of the greatest writers in the team's history, and have your mind blown by a gallery of all-time great Avengers artist John Buscema's finest work! All this and more, including a countdown of the greatest Avengers stories of all time! Earth's Mightiest Magazine is distributed free in April!
Guardians of the Galaxy by Al Ewing, Vol. 1: Then It's Us
Al Ewing - 2020
Now they're a family, and they've earned their peace. But the universe is not a peaceful place - and it's only getting worse. The Great Empires are in turmoil. The rule of law is dead. And amid the chaos, the gods of Olympus have returned - harbingers of a new age of war, reborn to burn their mark on the stars themselves. Someone has to guard the galaxy - but who will accept the mission? And will they survive it? Al Ewing (IMMORTAL HULK) and Juann Cabal (FRIENDLY NEIGHBORHOOD SPIDER-MAN) bring you in on the ground floor of a whole Marvel Universe of action and suspense! COLLECTING: GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY (2020) 1-5
Spider-Man: Hobgoblin Lives
Roger Stern - 1997
For years, the mystery of the Hobgoblin's identity plagued not only Spider-Man and his friends, but fans, as well! Now, all is revealed, and the answers will shock you! As the Hobgoblin stands exposed at last, the threats of Norman Osborn and an all-new Green Goblin wait in the wings! Featuring all your favorite Spidey characters, from Mary Jane to Betty Brant to Robbie Robertson! COLLECTING: Spider-Man: Hobgoblin Lives #1-3 and Spectacular Spider-Man #259-261 -- written by Roger Stern and Glenn Greenberg, and illustrated by Ron Frenz and Luke Ross.
Avengers Assemble, Vol. 2
Kurt Busiek - 2005
Every man, woman, and child eliminated with the cold precision of a machine. And out of the flaming remnants of this tiny Baltic state comes a message from its murderer: Mankind's days are numbered because Ultron has returned! He - or it - is one of the Avengers' oldest, most implacable foes, menacing humanity countless times. But never before has Ultron been this dangerous, this deadly. Now, he stands on the brink of committing global genocide, and rebuilding Earth in his own robotic images. Our only hope is a desperate U.N. strike on Slorenia, led by the Avengers themselves. But will it be in time? Will the strength and courage of Earth's Mightiest Heroes be enough in the face of such overwhelming evil? For the sake of the world, it will have to be! Plus: When you're an Avenger, you're one of Earth's Mightiest Heroes - the first line of defense against the dangers no conventional foe could halt, the threats no ordinary man could withstand. Threats including Dominex, Lord Templar, Pagan, and the Thunderbolts! Collects Avengers 12-22, No. No. 0 and Annual 1999.
Steve Rogers: Super-Soldier
Ed Brubaker - 2011
Now a face from the past reappears, a woman that cannot be alive because Steve watched her die! Steve has fought for so long, and lost so much -- is his past coming back to haunt him now? Or could this be the plot of an old enemy who controls nearly everything he touches, including Steve's mind? From multiple Award-Winning Captain America scribe Ed Brubaker and acclaimed artist Dale Eaglesham comes a mini-series no Cap or Avengers fan will want to miss!Collecting: Steve Rogers: Super-Soldier #1-4 and Captain America comics #1.
The Life and Death of Captain Marvel
Jim Starlin - 1991
While stationed on Earth, Mar-Vell's sympathy for the planet's people caused him to disobey a direct order. His punishment: death! Escaping execution, Mar-Veil found himself stranded in the Negative Zone, an anti-matter universe existing alongside Earth. There, he telepathically contacted Rick Jones -- previously a companion of the Incredible Hulk, the most powerful man-like creature ever to walk the Earth, and Captain America, star-spangled Sentinel of Liberty. Mar-Vell instructed the teenager to don a pair of extraterrestrial bracelets -- and when Rick slammed the golden Nega-Bands together with all his might, his atoms traded places with those of the exiled Kree. The hero materialized on Earth, while Rick was surrounded by a protective aura that allowed him to survive in the Negative Zone. Captain Marvel wielded his cosmic powers in defense of the galaxy ... and Earth, his adopted homeworld. But after many an awesome adventure and countless victories, Mar-Vell's exposure to a carcinogenic nerve gas took its toll. Ultimately, he succumbed to the one enemy he proved unable to defeat: an incurable systemic cancer. Mar-Vell died not on the field of battle, but on a sickbed -- surrounded by an awesome assemblage of adventurers, gathered to pay tribute to the legacy of their fallen friend!
Generation X Classic, Vol. 2
Scott Lobdell - 2013
but what does the all-new Hellfire Club want with him? And what does Emma's long-lost sister have to do with their plan? The Gen X kids barely have time to welcome Mondo into the fold before they're targeted by Omega Red - but what secret tie does the vicious villain have to Banshee's past? Pay attention, Gen X ... you never know when there'll be a quiz! COLLECTING: Generation X 5-11, Generation X Annual '95, Generation X San Diego Preview