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Fred Hembeck Destroys the Marvel Universe (1989) Save link
11989/07 $1.50
Front coverFred Hembeck, Vincent Colletta1
Back coverFred Hembeck, Vincent Colletta1
Ti:When titans croak!34
Cr:W-Fred Hembeck   P/L-Fred Hembeck   I/F-Vincent Colletta, Joe Staton   L-Janice Chiang, Richard Parker   C-Steve Mellor, Gregory Wright
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Fred Hembeck Sells the Marvel Universe (1990) Save link
11990/10CCA$1.25
Front coverFred Hembeck, Terry Kevin Austin1
Ti:The new adventures of Brother Voodoo!32
Cr:W-Fred Hembeck   P/L-Fred Hembeck   I/F-Fred Hembeck   L-Fred Hembeck   C-Gregory Wright   Ed-James Salicrup   E-i-C-Tom DeFalco
Rm:1+1 page frame story wrapping 2-page reprints from Marvel Age, see Details  

Titles of the reprinted 2-page strips:

Fred Hembeck Show - Punisher
Fred Hembeck interviews Cyclops (all answers given start with X)
An assortment of the more obscure costumes
Fred Hembeck Show - Black Queen, White Queen, Shanna the She-Devil
Fred Hembeck and Mephisto
Fred Hembeck and Wolverine
Brother Voodoo and Sister Voodoo
The western super-villains (the Raven, Red Raven, Purple Phantom, Hurricane, Doctor Danger, invisible Gunman, Iron Mask)
Hembeck's Page - about marriage and sex (Ka-Zar, Daredevil, Hellcat, Sue Storm, Nova (Frankie Ray), Iron Man, Mockingbird, Ringmaster)
Spider-Man anxious before the show
Fred Hembeck in a taxi
A pictorial history of Henry Pym
Black Knight and Moon Knight
Fred Hembeck Show - High Evolutionary
Fred Hembeck interviews Quasar

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Ti:Petey - The Adventures of Peter Parker Before He Became Spider-Man!: Rep on ice!1
Cr:W-Fred Hembeck   P/L-Fred Hembeck   I/F-Terry Kevin Austin   L-Fred Hembeck   C-Gregory Wright
Rm: On back cover
Ch:Petey Parker
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TypeTitleCreditsPgs.
?Just who is Fred Hembeck? And why is he selling the Marvel Universe? (on inner front cover)?1
?Secrets revealed! Why I goof on Brother Voodoo! (on inner back cover)?1
Marvel: Portraits of a Universe • Marvel: Portraits (1995) Save link

Name of series on cover is "Marvel Portraits of a Universe", in the imprint it is "Marvels: Portraits".

11995/03Not rated$2.95
BkCr:CvrDsgn-Joe Kaufman   W-Stan Lee   AsiEd-Spencer Lamm   Ed-Marcus McLaurin   E-i-C-Carl Potts   Commentary-Stan Lee
Rm:Each 'portrait' is 2 pages with commentary by Stan Lee, depicting a modern painting of a scene from a classic comic, See Features.
Wrap-around coverSimon Bisley, John Estes, John Van Fleet, Lou Harrison, Alan Craddock, Bret Blevins, Angus McKie
Parts of the portraits from the inside, Dr. Strange is taken from #2
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Ti:Book one: In the beginning-
Cr:W-[N.A.]   P/L-[N.A.]   I/F-[N.A.]   L-[N.A.]   C-[N.A.]
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TypeTitleCreditsPgs.
TextForewordMarcus McLaurin1
Pin-up/PosterThe Origin of the Silver Surfer (The Silver Surfer (I) #1)Colin MacNeil2
Pin-up/PosterNamor and the Human Torch in World War II (The Invaders (I) #12)Ricardo Villagran2
Pin-up/PosterCaptain America and Bucky with Sgt. Fury (Sgt. Fury and his Howling Commandos #13)Dave Gibbons2
Pin-up/PosterFin Fang Foom (Strange Tales (I) #89)Mark A. Nelson2
Pin-up/PosterNamor calls up Giganto (Fantastic Four (I) #4)Teresa Nielssen2
Pin-up/PosterThe Birth of Weapon X (Marvel Comics Presents (I) #73)John Van Fleet2
Pin-up/PosterThe Fantastic Four meets Dr. Doom (Fantastic Four (I) #5)Kevin Walker2
Pin-up/PosterSpider-Man catches burglar (Amazing Fantasy (I) #15)Dennis Calero2
Pin-up/PosterThor versus the Stone Men from Saturn (Journey into Mystery (I) #83)Lou Harrison2
Pin-up/PosterThe Hulk versus the Thing (Fantastic Four (I) #12)Simon Bisley2
Pin-up/PosterThe Fantastic Four meet the Super-Skrull (Fantastic Four (I) #18)Alan Craddock2
Pin-up/PosterThe Original X-Men (X-Men (I) #1)Ken Steacy2
Pin-up/PosterThe Hulk versus Thor (Avengers (I) #3)Nick Percival2
Pin-up/PosterThe Rebirth of Captain America (Avengers (I) #4)John Estes2
Pin-up/PosterMagneto and the Brotherhood of Evil Mutants (X-Men (I) #5)Bob Larkin2
Pin-up/PosterSpider-Man unmasked by Doc Ock (The Amazing Spider-Man (I) #12)Bret Blevins2
21995/04 $2.95
BkCr:W-Peter David
Rm:Each 'portrait' is 2 pages with commentary by Peter David, depicting a modern painting of a scene from a classic comic, See Features.
Front coverMark A. Nelson, Bret Blevins, Mike Okamoto, Simon Bisley, Mark Evans, Daniel Brereton
Parts of the portraits from the inside
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Ti:Book two: Age of heroes-
Cr:W-[N.A.]   P/L-[N.A.]   I/F-[N.A.]   L-[N.A.]   C-[N.A.]
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TypeTitleCreditsPgs.
TextForeword / IntroductionMarcus McLaurin, Peter David1
Pin-up/PosterDiablo and the Dragon Man (Fantastic Four (I) #35)Peter David, Mark A. Nelson2
Pin-up/PosterSpider-Man versus the Spider-Slayer (The Amazing Spider-Man (I) #25)Peter David, Bret Blevins2
Pin-up/PosterDr. Strange meets Eternity (Strange Tales (I) #138)Peter David, Angus McKie2
Pin-up/PosterSpider-Man triumphant (The Amazing Spider-Man (I) #33)Peter David, Ray Lago2
Pin-up/PosterDr. Strange versus Baron Mordo and Dormammu (Strange Tales (I) #139)Peter David, Mike Okamoto2
Pin-up/PosterThis Man, This Monster (Fantastic Four (I) #51)Peter David, Ken Steacy2
Pin-up/PosterDaredevil versus the Gladiator (Daredevil (I) #18)Peter David, Simon Bisley2
Pin-up/PosterRed Skull and the Cosmic Cube (Tales of Suspense (I) #81)Peter David, Robert Wakelin2
Pin-up/PosterThor meets the High Evolutionary (Thor (I) #134)Peter David, Mark Evans2
Pin-up/PosterPeter Parker meets Mary Jane Watson (The Amazing Spider-Man (I) #42)Peter David, Jose Pimentel2
Pin-up/PosterThe Birth of Him (Fantastic Four (I) #67)Peter David, Paul Johnson2
Pin-up/PosterAvengers meet the Vision (Avengers (I) #58)Peter David, Christopher Moeller2
Pin-up/PosterSilver Surfer meets Mephisto (The Silver Surfer (I) #3)Peter David, John Watkiss2
Pin-up/PosterSpider-Man with Six Arms (The Amazing Spider-Man (I) #100)Peter David, Ken Meyer Jr.2
Pin-up/PosterSue Storm and the Creature (Fantastic Four (I) #125)Peter David, Daniel Brereton2
31995/04 $2.95
BkCr:W-Walter Simonson
Rm:Each 'portrait' is 2 pages with commentary by Walter Simonson, depicting a modern painting of a scene from a classic comic, See Features.
Front coverTristan Shane, Bob Fingerman, Lou Harrison, Vincent Deighan, Scott Hampton, Kieron M. Dwyer
Parts of the portraits from the inside
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Ti:Book three: Triumph and tragedy-
Cr:W-[N.A.]   P/L-[N.A.]   I/F-[N.A.]   L-[N.A.]   C-[N.A.]
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TypeTitleCreditsPgs.
TextIntroductionWalter Simonson1
Pin-up/PosterDeath of Gwen Stacy (The Amazing Spider-Man (I) #21)Walter Simonson, Hector Gomez2
Pin-up/PosterDinosaurs on Broadway (Marvel Team-Up (I) #20)Walter Simonson, Tristan Shane2
Pin-up/PosterStrange vs. Silver Dagger (Doctor Strange (II) #5)Walter Simonson, Roger Vilela2
Pin-up/PosterHoward the Duck (Howard the Duck (I) #7)Walter Simonson, Bob Fingerman2
Pin-up/PosterBlack Bolt vs. the Roach (Inhumans (I) #11)Walter Simonson, Bob Fingerman2
Pin-up/PosterDaredevil against himself (Daredevil (I) #156)Walter Simonson, Ray Lago2
Pin-up/PosterWolverine vs. the Hellfire Club (X-Men (I) #133)Walter Simonson, Lou Harrison2
Pin-up/PosterElektra vs. Daredevil (Daredevil (I) #179)Walter Simonson, Vincent Deighan2
Pin-up/PosterDeath of Elektra (Daredevil (I) #181)Walter Simonson, Paul Johnson2
Pin-up/PosterWolverine vs. the Hand (Wolverine (I) #2)Walter Simonson, Vincent Deighan2
Pin-up/PosterSpidey vs. the Scarlet Witch (Marvel Fanfare (I) #6)Walter Simonson, Scott Hampton2
Pin-up/PosterStorm and Angel (Uncanny X-Men (I) #169)Walter Simonson, Cliff Nielssen2
Pin-up/PosterThor vs. Beta Ray Bill (Thor (I) #337)Walter Simonson, Dennis Calero2
Pin-up/PosterSasquatch vs. the Super Skrull (Alpha Flight (I) #10)Walter Simonson, Kieron M. Dwyer2
Pin-up/PosterIllyana's Doppelganger (New Mutants Special Edition)Walter Simonson, Rebecca Guay2
TextAfterwordMarcus McLaurin1
41995/06 $2.95
BkCr:W-Scott Lobdell
Rm:Each 'portrait' is 2 pages with commentary by Scott Lobdell, depicting a modern painting of a scene from a classic comic, See Features.
Front coverGlenn Kim, Lou Harrison, Bret Blevins, Dan Lawlis, Steve Sampson, Ariel Olivetti
Parts of the portraits from the inside
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Ti:Book four-
Cr:W-[N.A.]   P/L-[N.A.]   I/F-[N.A.]   L-[N.A.]   C-[N.A.]
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TypeTitleCreditsPgs.
TextForewordScott Lobdell1
TextIntroductionMarcus McLaurin1
Pin-up/PosterDays of Future Past (Uncanny X-Men (I) #144)Scott Lobdell, John B. Higgins2
Pin-up/PosterThe Fall of Daredevil (Daredevil (I) #227)Scott Lobdell, Brian Ashmore2
Pin-up/PosterSpider-Man versus the Punisher (The Amazing Spider-Man (I) #285)Scott Lobdell, Glenn Kim2
Pin-up/PosterThor versus the Midgard Serpent (Thor (I) #380)Scott Lobdell, Lou Harrison2
Pin-up/PosterVenom versus Spider-Man (The Amazing Spider-Man (I) #317)Scott Lobdell, Simon Bisley2
Pin-up/PosterDaredevil meets Typhoid Mary (Daredevil (I) #260)Scott Lobdell, Doug Gregory2
Pin-up/PosterJarvis in Inferno (Avengers (I) #298)Scott Lobdell, Vincent Evans2
Pin-up/PosterThe New Mutants in Inferno (The New Mutants (I) #72)Scott Lobdell, Bret Blevins2
Pin-up/PosterHobgoblin versus Spider-Man (Spider-Man (I) #6)Scott Lobdell, Dan Lawlis2
Pin-up/PosterThe New Hulk (The Incredible Hulk (II) #377)Scott Lobdell, Joe Phillips2
Pin-up/PosterThe Man-Thing (The Incredible Hulk (II) #389)Scott Lobdell, Tony Luke2
Pin-up/PosterRogue and Gambit's first kiss (X-Men (II) #41)Scott Lobdell, Steve Sampson2
Pin-up/PosterWolverine loses his Adamantium (X-Men (II) #25)Scott Lobdell, Ariel Olivetti2
Pin-up/PosterCable versus the Dark Riders (Cable (I) #18)Scott Lobdell, Christopher Moeller2
Tales of the Marvel Universe (1997) Save link
11997/02CCA$2.95
Wrap-around coverCarlos Pacheco, Scott Koblish2
Ti:-6
Cr:W-Mark Waid   P/L-Andy Kubert   I/F-Jesse Delperdang   L-Janice Chiang   C-Graphic Colorworks, Tom Smith
Ch:Ka-Zar, Shanna the She-Devil
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Ti:-8
Cr:W-Tom DeFalco   P/L-Rick Leonardi   I/F-Al Williamson   L-Janice Chiang   C-Graphic Colorworks, Tom Smith
Ch:Fantastic Four Crew
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Ti:-8
Cr:W-Kurt Busiek   P/L-Mark Bagley   I/F-Vince Russell   L-Janice Chiang   C-Graphic Colorworks, Tom Smith
Ch:Thunderbolts
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Ti:-8
Cr:W-Mark Bernardo   P/L-Aaron Lopresti   I/F-Randy Emberlin, Aaron Lopresti, Rachel Pinnock   L-Janice Chiang   C-Graphic Colorworks, Tom Smith
Ch:Nathaniel Richards, Kristoff Vernard
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Ti:-5
Cr:W-Howard A. Mackie   P/L-Klaus Janson   I/F-Klaus Janson   L-Janice Chiang   C-Graphic Colorworks, Tom Smith
Ch:War Machine I
Ti:-7
Cr:W-Jean Marc DeMatteis   P/L-Pat Chau   I/F-Mark Pennington   L-Janice Chiang   C-Graphic Colorworks, Tom Smith
Ch:Doctor Strange I
Marvel Universe (1998) Save link
11998/06CCA$2.99
Front coverCarlos Pacheco, Cam Smith, Liquid!1
Ti:The spoils of war!37
Cr:W-Roger Stern   P/L-Steven Epting   I/F-Al Williamson   L-James R. Novak   C-Gloria Vasquez
Ch:Invaders I
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Tr:Translations
21998/07CCA$1.99
Front coverJohn Byrne1
Variant cover?1
Ti:Tomorrow belongs to me!22
Cr:W-Roger Stern   P/L-Steven Epting   I/F-Al Williamson   L-James R. Novak   C-Gloria Vasquez
Ch:Invaders I
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Tr:Translations
31998/08CCA$1.99
Front cover?1
Ti:The eve of destruction!22
Cr:W-Roger Stern   P/L-Steven Epting   I/F-Al Williamson   L-James R. Novak   C-Gloria Vasquez
Ch:Invaders I
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Tr:Translations
41998/09CCA$1.99
Front coverJoe Quesada, Scott Allen McDaniel, Walter Simonson, Michael Golden, Daniel Brereton, Duncan Fegredo, Scott Elmer, James Palmiotti, Bruce Timm, Mike Manley
Monster Hunters and each monster was drawn by different artist(s)
1
Ti:Monsters on the loose!22
Cr:W-Roger Stern   P/L-Mike Manley   I/F-Mike Manley   L-James R. Novak   C-Gloria Vasquez
Ch:Ulysses Bloodstone, Doctor Druid I
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51998/10CCA$1.99
Front coverMike Manley, Liquid!1
Ti:Creature on the prowl!22
Cr:W-Roger Stern   P/L-Bret Blevins   I/F-Mike Manley   L-James R. Novak   C-Gloria Vasquez
Ch:Ulysses Bloodstone, Doctor Druid I
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61998/11CCA$1.99
Front coverBruce Timm, Liquid!1
Ti:Return to Midnight Mountain!22
Cr:W-Roger Stern   P/L-Jason Armstrong   I/F-Mike Manley   L-James R. Novak   C-Gloria Vasquez
Ch:Ulysses Bloodstone, Doctor Druid I, Hurricane I
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71998/12CCA$1.99
Front coverMike Manley1
Ti:Monsters attack!22
Cr:W-Roger Stern   P/L-Jason Armstrong   I/F-Mike Manley   L-James R. Novak   C-Gloria Vasquez
Ch:Ulysses Bloodstone, Doctor Druid I, Hurricane I
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One story that was planned for the series before it was canceled was (much later) printed in Doctor Strange: From the Marvel Vault #1.

Marvel Universe Millennial Visions (2002) Save link
12002/02PG$3.99
BkCr:AsiEd-Mike Raicht   Ed-Michael Marts   E-i-C-Joe Quesada   IntDsgn-John Caponigro   Dsgn-Tom Marvelli   Pres-Bill Jemas
Rm:24 articles on Marvel characters and how they could be in the future (See Features).
Wrap-around coverJames H. Williams III, Mick Gray, Jeromy Cox2
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TypeTitleCreditsPgs.
Text with art/photosSpider-Man: Staff memorandumBuddy Scalera, Ian Churchill, Hi-Fi Design2
Text with art/photosFantastic Four: The death of the Fearsome FourBuddy Scalera, Arthur Edward Thibert, Hackshack Studios2
Text with art/photosNamor: The once and future Sub-MarinerBrendan Fletcher, Karl Kerschl2
Text with art/photosNew Warriors: The godsendLee M. Ferguson, Pierre-André Déry, José Villarrubia2
Text with art/photosShe-Hulk: Putting the "she" in "S.H.I.E.L.D."Bill Rosemann, John McCrea, John Hodgkins, Chris Dickey2
Text with art/photosIron Man: The final daysJorge Pereira Lucas, Ariel Olivetti2
Text with art/photosThor: Odin questBill Rosemann, Juan Roman Cano, José Villarrubia2
Text with art/photosBlack Panther: War of the kingsBill Rosemann, Alberto Ponticelli, J. D. Mettler2
Text with art/photosAvengers: Assembled once moreChris Batista, Eric J. Cannon, Tom Chu2
Text with art/photosThe Asgardians: Dance of the hypergodsChris Cross, Rich Perrotta, José Villarrubia2
Text with art/photosChampions: United we standGeorges Jeanty, Karl Story, Jonathan D. Smith2
Text with art/photosSpider-Man: Topping the clone sagaSteve Uy2
Text with art/photosAvengers: Defenders of the galaxyThomas Derenick2
Text with art/photosIron Man: Sleeping with the enemySonny Liew, José Villarrubia2
Text with art/photosThe Marvel Universe: Hammer timeChris Giarrusso2
Text with art/photosThe Thing: VurtuvurseTMLiam Roger McCormack-Sharp2
Text with art/photosSinister Six: Death of the spiderKillian Plunkett, J. D. Mettler2
Text with art/photosPower Pack: Starting overCully Hamner2
Text with art/photosThe Defenders: Magic is the new religionDan Fraga2
Text with art/photosThunderbolts: Give a guy a breakBill Rosemann, Pablo Raimondi, Jeromy Cox2
Text with art/photosThe Infinity Watch: Wish upon a starBuddy Scalera, James Starlin, Heroic Age, Christie Scheele2
Text with art/photosGalactus: Dawn of the heraldsJorge Pereira Lucas2
Text with art/photosBloodstone: Have you met my sisterBuddy Scalera, Allen Evans2
Text with art/photosThe Hulk "A voodoo thriller"Tony Harris1
Marvel Universe: The End (2003) Save link
12003/05Marvel Unlimited$3.50
Front coverJames Starlin
Marvel Preview
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Ti:Predestination38
Cr:W-James Starlin   P/L-James Starlin   I/F-Allen Milgrom   L-Cory Petit   C-Heroic Age, Christie Scheele
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22003/05 $2.99
Front coverJames Starlin1
Ti:-23*
Cr:W-James Starlin   P/L-James Starlin   I/F-Allen Milgrom   L-Cory Petit   C-Heroic Age, Christie Scheele
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32003/06 $2.99
Front coverJames Starlin1
Ti:Extinction!23*
Cr:W-James Starlin   P/L-James Starlin   I/F-Allen Milgrom   L-Cory Petit   C-Heroic Age, Christie Scheele
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42003/06 $2.99
Front coverJames Starlin1
Ti:Contamination!23*
Cr:W-James Starlin   P/L-James Starlin   I/F-Allen Milgrom   L-Cory Petit   C-Heroic Age, Christie Scheele
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52003/07 $2.99
Front coverJames Starlin1
Ti:Omnipotence23*
Cr:W-James Starlin   P/L-James Starlin   I/F-Allen Milgrom   L-Cory Petit   C-Heroic Age, Christie Scheele
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62003/08 $2.99
Front coverJames Starlin1
Ti:The cure23*
Cr:W-James Starlin   P/L-James Starlin   I/F-Allen Milgrom   L-David Sharpe   C-Heroic Age, Christie Scheele
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Marvel Universe TPB: Thanos: Infinity Abyss (2003) Save link
22003/05T+$17.99
Front coverJames Starlin
Reprints cover of Infinity Abyss #3 / EAN:978-0-7851-0985-3 / Marvel PreviewMarvel Preview
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Variant cover?
New printing in 2014/02 / EAN:978-0-7851-8512-3 / $24.99 / Marvel Preview
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Ti:A mad calling!?
Cr:W-James Starlin   P/L-James Starlin   I/F-Allen Milgrom   L-John Morelli   C-Heroic Age, Christie Scheele
Rp:Reprint from Infinity Abyss #1
Ti:Paranoids and nihilists?
Cr:W-James Starlin   P/L-James Starlin   I/F-Allen Milgrom   L-John Morelli   C-Heroic Age, Christie Scheele
Rp:Reprint from Infinity Abyss #2
Ti:Memory disorders?
Cr:W-James Starlin   P/L-James Starlin   I/F-Allen Milgrom   L-John Morelli   C-Heroic Age, Christie Scheele
Rp:Reprint from Infinity Abyss #3
Ti:Breakdown!?
Cr:W-James Starlin   P/L-James Starlin   I/F-Allen Milgrom   L-John Morelli   C-Heroic Age, Christie Scheele
Rp:Reprint from Infinity Abyss #4
Ti:Errors in judgment?
Cr:W-James Starlin   P/L-James Starlin   I/F-Allen Milgrom   L-John Morelli   C-Heroic Age, Christie Scheele
Rp:Reprint from Infinity Abyss #5
Ti:Rewards and punishment?
Cr:W-James Starlin   P/L-James Starlin   I/F-Allen Milgrom   L-John Morelli   C-Heroic Age, Christie Scheele
Rp:Reprint from Infinity Abyss #6