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Before SECRET INVASION…before WORLD WAR HULK…before CIVIL WAR… The most powerful super-villains in the Marvel Universe gather their might to wreak havoc on the one place they’ve never before set foot—YOUR WORLD! As mankind’s enemies cut a swath of destruction with unprecedented ferocity and ruthlessness, the fate of the planet rests in the hands of one person: Toby, a 13-year-old boy who holds the key to uniting his comic-book idols, the Marvel Heroes! Superstars Mark Millar (CIVIL WAR, FANTASTIC FOUR) and Tommy Lee Edwards (BULLET POINTS, The Question) deliver a Marvel Event the likes of which you’ve never seen!

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1985 1 0

This is an intriguing contrast with Miller's Kick Ass.  Both books feature a protagonist in his mid teens with comic book fixations.  And I guess that's probably where the comparisons end.  Whilst Kick Ass is squeamishly realistic in terms of what happens when a kid really puts on a mask, this concentrates more on the dreams and mundane frustrations of teenage life.  Sure, at one point a load of Marvel villians suddently and bizarrely appear, but ignore that for a moment.  This book really excel...

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Bringin' Back The 80's! 0

Millar knocks another one out of the park with Marvel: 1985. Start with a great concept from a greatwriter, attach a fantastic artist, throw in cool villain cameos, jump back 23 years and you have 1985.The main character, Toby, is the main character, along with his dad and a slew of Marvel villains. It'sthe story of a boy dealing with his parents' divorce and finding comfort in comics. Then, at an old housein the woods, he sees people that look a lot like Mole Man, and Red Skull. After returnin...

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