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Issue Details

Issue #4
Published August 1984
Cover Price 0.75 USD
Pages 36
Editing Tom DeFalco

Cover Details

Characters Mr. Fantastic; Hulk; Ben Grimm; Human Torch; Captain America; Spider-Man; She-Hulk; Hawkeye; Iron Man [James Rhodes]; Captain Marvel II
Genre Superhero
Pencils Bob Layton
Inks Bob Layton
Letters Typeset

23 page Marvel Super Heroes story "Situation: Hopeless!"

Characters HEROES: Mr. Fantastic; Human Torch; The Thing; Professor X; Cyclops; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Rogue; Nightcrawler; Captain America; Iron Man [James Rhodes]; She-Hulk; Wasp; Thor; Hawkeye; Captain Marvel II; Hulk; Spider-Man; Zsaji (1st); VILLAINS: Dr. Doom; Galactus; Magneto; Dr. Octopus; Kang; Enchantress; Molecule Man; Abomination; Wrecker; Thunderball; Piledriver; Bulldozer; Titania; Volcana; CAMEO FLASHBACK: Kitty Pryde
Synopsis The villains defeat the heroes in battle, rescue their captured comrades and destroy their base; Trying to impress Volcana, Molecule Man drops a mountain range on our heroes; Thor and the Enchantress return from their little chat to find the villains victorious and Thor is attacked; The X-Men join forces with Magneto and the Wasp uses the distraction they provide to escape; The Human Torch and Captain Marvel channel their powers through Iron Man and blast themselves out from under the mountain range; They reunite with Thor and take refuge in an alien village where a local woman heals their wounds; The only problem is that the village is right underneath the gaze of Galactus, and Galactus begins to move.
Genre Superhero
Script Jim Shooter
Pencils Bob Layton
Inks John Beatty
Colors Christie Scheele
Letters Joe Rosen