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Issue Details

Issue #8
Published October 2009
Cover Price 3.99 USD
Pages 36
Editing Tom Brevoort; Jeanine Schafer (Associate); Lauren Sankovitch (Associate); Axel Alonso (Consulting); Nick Lowe (Consulting)
Notes Cover sports Utopia trade dress.

Cover Details - "Deodato Cover"

Characters Wolverine [Daken]; X-23
Genre superhero
Pencils Mike Deodato Jr.
Inks Mike Deodato Jr.
Letters Typeset
Notes Cover sports Utopia trade dress.

Cover Details - "Bianchi Cover"

Characters Spider-Man [Mac Gargan]; Colossus
Genre superhero
Pencils Simone Bianche
Inks Simone Bianchi
Letters Typeset

Cover Details - "Marvel 70th Anniversary Border"

Characters Iron Patriot [Norman Osborn]
Genre superhero
Pencils Mike Deodato Jr.; Jim Cheung
Inks Mike Deodato Jr.; Jim Cheung
Letters Typeset
Notes Cover has a white background and a border of a number of Marvel characters that is a tribute to the Marvel 25th Anniversary border which appeared on most Marvel books from November 1986.

1 page Dark Avengers recap "Recap and Roster"

Genre superhero
Pencils Various
Inks Various
Colors Various
Letters Typeset

22 page Dark Avengers story "Utopia Part 5"

Characters FEATURE: Dark Avengers [Iron Patriot [Norman Osborn]; Ares; Ms. Marvel [Moonstone]; Hawkeye [Bullseye]; Spider-Man [Mac Gargan]]; GUESTS: Dark X-Men [Emma Frost [White Queen]; Mystique [as Professor X]; Wolverine [Daken]; Namor, the Sub-Mariner; Mimic; Cloak; Dagger; Weapon Omega [Michael Pointer]; Dark Beast]; X-Force [Wolverine; Archangel; Domino; Warpath; X-23]; X-Men [Cyclops; Colossus; Psylocke; Beast; Nightcrawler; Iceman; Pixie [Megan Gwynn]; Northstar]; Madison Jeffries; Dani Moonstar; Magik [Illyana Rasputin]; Magma; Hela; Boom-Boom; Kavita Rao; VILLAINS: Bio-Sentinels; CAMEOS: Rockslide [Santo Vaccarro]; Anole [Victor Borowski]; Surge [Noriko Ashida]; Mercury [Cessily Kincaid]; Loa [Alani Ryan]; Gentle [Nezhno Abidemi]; Onyxx; Karma; Dust [Sooraya Qadir]
Synopsis With Norman's X-Men seeming to have the West coast under control, he prepares to send the Avengers back to New York; The real X-Men free the mutants Norman has captured and X-Force battles Dark Beast and Weapon Omega to stop the mutant torture they have been engaged in; Emma and Namor reveal their true colors as they attack the Dark X-Men and head off to join Cyclops on his new Utopia platform in San Francisco Bay where he promises a haven for all mutants; Norman prepares his Avengers and remaining X-Men for battle.
Genre superhero
Script Matt Fraction
Pencils Luke Ross
Inks Rick Magyar; Mark Pennington; Luke Ross
Colors Dean White
Letters Virtual Calligraphy's Cory Petit
Notes Cont. from Uncanny X-Men #514; Cont. in Dark Avengers / Uncanny X-Men: Exodus #1.

1 page Dark Avengers; X-Men credits "Credits and Cover Art"

Genre superhero
Pencils Steve McNiven
Inks Dexter Vines
Colors Morry Holowell
Letters Typeset
Notes Credits for this story as well as a small covers for Dark Avengers / Uncanny X-Men: Exodus #1.