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Issue Details

Issue #5
Published September 1984
Cover Price 0.75 USD
Pages 36
Editing Tom DeFalco

Cover Details - "The X-Men Strike Back!"

Characters Mr. Fantastic; Storm; Captain America; Cyclops; Wolverine; Spider-Man; Rogue; Colossus; Nightcrawler; Iron Man [James Rhodes]
Genre Superhero
Pencils Bob Layton
Inks Bob Layton
Letters Typeset

24 page Marvel Super Heroes story "The Battle of Four Armies!"

Characters HEROES: Mr. Fantastic; Human Torch; The Thing; Professor X; Cyclops; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Rogue; Nightcrawler; Captain America; Iron Man [James Rhodes]; She-Hulk; Thor; Hawkeye; Captain Marvel II; Hulk; Spider-Man; Zsaji (1st); VILLAINS: Dr. Doom; Galactus; Magneto; Dr. Octopus; Enchantress; Molecule Man; Abomination; Wrecker; Thunderball; Piledriver; Bulldozer; Titania; Volcana; CAMEO FLASHBACK: Kitty Pryde; Kang; Wasp; Lizard
Synopsis When Galactus' home ship arrives over Battleworld, all of the warring factions scramble to devise a plan to deal with this unexpected development; The Human Torch connects with the alien healer and they make out; The Wrecking Crew picks on Molecule Man and Volcana but quickly learn that this is a very bad idea; The Enchantress tries to seduce Doom; Mr. Fantastic and Magneto each try to get the attention of Galactus and are punished by the world eater for their troubles; The heroes and villains battle again but the X-Men ride in to the rescue and drive the bad guys off; Colossus is badly injured and also comes into contact with the healer Zsaji; Dr. Doom sneaks onto Galactus' ship and begins to poke around.
Genre Superhero
Script Jim Shooter
Pencils Bob Layton
Inks John Beatty
Colors Christie Scheele
Letters Joe Rosen