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  • Issue #64
    Marvel Age (1983) 64
    Tags: Evolutionary War (part 0)
    Published Jul 1988 by Marvel.

    Article on Akira, with comments from Archie Goodwin & Jo Duffy; unpublished X-Factor #1 cover art by Jackson Guice & Bob Layton; interview with Ron Frenz; 2-page Fred Hembeck strip; article on 'The Evolutionary War' storyline running in the Annuals, with comments from Ralph Macchio, Mark Gruenwald, Louise Simonson, Steve Englehart, Chris Claremont, Carl Potts & Roger Stern. Cover by Ron Frenz & Al Milgrom. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #3
    X-Factor (1986 1st Series) Annual 3

    The Evolutionary War! "Unnatural Selection!" Story by Louise Simonson. Art by Terry Shoemaker and Al MIlgrom. The mutant tyrant known as Apocalypse disagrees with the High Evolutionary's ultimate plan. What follows is a confrontation between two opposing and powerful forces, and X-Factor is caught in the middle. Story continues in Punisher Annual (1987) #1. "Changes!" Story by Louise Simonson. Art by Tom Artis and Joe Rubinstein. Featuring the origin of X-Factor as seen by the kids under their protection. "The High Evolutionary: The Gift!" Story by Mark Gruenwald. Art by Paris Cullins and Tony DeZuniga. Story continues in Punisher Annual (1987) #1. Includes alternate unused covers for X-Factor (1986-1998 1st Series) #8 and 16, plus pinups by Walt Simonson and John Byrne. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #1
    Punisher (1987 2nd Series) Annual 1

    Evolutionary War Crossover. Frank comes to the biggest coke house in Bogota to deal out his brand of justice. However, the High Evolutionary's armored Eliminators show up and begin to kill everything that moves. Well, Frank Castle hasn't got time to die right now. Not with so many bad guys to punish. "Evolutionary Jihad." Story by Mike Baron. Art by Mark Texeira and Scott Williams. Featuring the Microchip back-up story "3 Hearts" by Roger Salick and Mike Vosburg. Also featuring a Handbook style break down of the Punisher's Battle Van and warehouse. Includes Chapter 2 of the High Evolutionary back-story featured in all the Evolutionary War crossover Annuals. Story by Mark Gruenwald. Art by Paris Cullins and Tony DeZuniga. 64 pages. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #1
    Silver Surfer (1987 2nd Series) Annual 1

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    Evolutionary War Crossover. Guest-starring the Eternals and the Super Skrull. Story by Steve Englehart. Art by Joe Staton and Joe Rubinstein. The High Evolutionary plans to advance humanity and he's going to use the D.N.A. of the Silver Surfer to do it. But, in order to contain such a powerful being he'll enlist others of great power to help him in his task, the god-like Eternals. Plus, witness the triumphant return of the Super Skrull (last seen in Alpha Flight #10). Nova stars in "Moth to the Flame!" Story by Steve Englehart. Art by Ron Lim and Chris Ivy. Story continues in Silver Surfer #15. "Mantis!" Story by Steve Englehart. Art by Ron Lim and Randy Emberlin. Story continues in Avengers West Coast (1985) #37. Pin-ups of all the colorful characters in the Surfer's world. Plus, Part 3 of the origin of the High Evolutionary. Story by Mark Gruenwald. Art by Paris Cullins and Tony DeZungia. 64 pages. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #4
    New Mutants (1983 1st Series) Annual 4

    Evolutionary War tie-in: "Mind Games." Script by Louise Simonson, pencils by June Brigman, inks by Bob McLeod. Also in this issue: Mirage stars in "If Wishes Were Horses." Script by Louise Simonson, pencils by Brigman, inks by Roy Richardson. The High Evolutionary stars in "Blood Drawn, Blood Spilt." Script by Mark Gruenwald, pencils by Ron Lim, inks by Jim Sinclair. The story continues in Fantastic Four Annual 21. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #21
    Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) Annual 21

    "Crystal Blue Persuasion!" Guest-starring the Inhumans. Part 6 of the Evolutionary War storyline. Script by Steve Englehart. Pencils by Kieron Dwyer. Inks by Joe Sinnott. Cover by Ron Frenz and Joe Sinnott. Story continues from Fantastic Four 317. In dramatic fashion Black Bolt and Medusa appear at Four Freedoms Plaza and demand that Crystal return to Attilan and re-unite with Quicksilver! But the Inhuman princess doesn't want to! And Ben Grimm is ready to fight to keep her in the FF! When Crystal fires an elemental bolt at Medusa, the battle is on! Black Bolt, Medusa, Karnak, and Gorgon vs. the Thing, Ms. Marvel, Crystal, and the Human Torch! Meanwhile back in the Blue Area of the Moon, the High Evolutionary and his gatherers arrive in search of the Terrigen Mist! The Inhumans better get back to Attilan fast, if they want to save their homeland! And when all the fighting is over, what decision will Crystal make: stay with the FF or return to Quicksilver? The Evolutionary War storyline continues in Uncanny X-men Annual 12. First back up story: "Crystal" Script by Edward Norton. Art by Jackson Guice (breakdowns) and Jose Marzan (finishes). Crystal tries to adjust to life in Attilan with her husband. Cameo appearance by Doctor Doom. Second back up story: "Silver and Crimson" Story by Mark Gruenwald. Art by Ron Lim and Tony DeZuniga. Chapter 5 of the High Evolutionary's history. At his Wundagore Mountain citadel, Edgar Wyndham builds his suit of armor and battles the Werewolf. (Notes: This issue includes ten pages of pin-ups by Keith Pollard and Joe Sinnott. Amazing Spider-Man Annual 22 is the 5th part of the Evolutionary War storyline, but the 6th chapter of the history presented in the back up stories.) 64 pages Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #22
    Amazing Spider-Man (1963 1st Series) Annual 22
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    • Slab: New, unblemished
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    "Drug War Rages" Guest-starring Daredevil and Speedball. Part 5 of the Evolutionary War storyline. First appearance of Speedball. Plot by Tom DeFalco. Script by David Michelinie. Pencils by Mark Bagley. Inks by Mike Esposito. Cover by Ron Frenz and Joe Rubinstein. What begins as a simple drug bust in a west side warehouse...escalates into a battle atop the Empire State Building to save the lives of everyone in the Big Apple! Along the way the Amazing Spider-Man teams up with a familiar ally, the Man Without Fear; and meets a new superhero: Speedball (aka Robbie Baldwin)! The High Evolutionary wants to sterilize New York's population to eradicate DNA strands deemed to be undesirable! Can the web-slinger, Daredevil, and Speedball defeat the Purifiers and maintain the gene pool status quo? The Evolutionary War storyline continues in Fantastic Four Annual 21. Appearances by the Kingpin, Arranger, Madeline Naylor, Mary Jane Watson, Ben Urich, and J. Jonah Jameson. First backup story: "He Who Laughs..." Plot by Steve Ditko. Script by Roger Stern. Pencils by Steve Ditko. Inks by Jackson Guice. Speedball battles a crazy stagehand seeking revenge against his mother. Second backup story: "Kindred Spirits" Story by Mark Gruenwald. Pencils by Ron Lim. Inks by Tony DeZuniga. Chapter 6 of the High Evolutionary's history. Inside his Wundagore Mountain citadel, Edgar Wyndham creates Bova -- the future nanny of Quicksilver and the Scarlet Witch; and foolishly ignores Magnus' warning that the spirit of Chthon is bound to Wundagore Mountain. First backup feature: Spider-Man and J. Jonah Jameson pin-up by Larry Lieber and Frank Giacoia. Second backup feature: 2-page diagram of Peter and Mary Jane's Bedford Towers apartment. Third backup feature: Two unpublished Amazing Spider-Man covers -- the first by Larry Lieber & Jack Abel; the second by Bob Layton. (Note: Fantastic Four Annual 21 is the 6th part of the Evolutionary War storyline, but the 5th chapter of the history presented in the backup stories.) 64 pages. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #12
    Uncanny X-Men (1963 1st Series) Annual 12
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    Evolutionary War crossover, "Resurrection!" and the X-Babies star in "I Want My X-Men!" Scripts by Chris Claremont, pencils by Art Adams, inks by Bob Wiacek. The High Evolutionary part 7, "Demon Knight." Script by Mark Gruenwalk, pencils by Ron Lim, inks by Tony DeZuniga. (High Evolutionary story continued in Web of Spider-Man Annual 3.) Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #4
    Web of Spider-Man (1985 1st Series) Annual 4

    "Sweet Poison!" Guest-starring the Man-Thing. Part 8 of the Evolutionary War storyline. Story by Steve Gerber. Art by Cynthia Martin. Cover by Alex Saviuk and John Romita. Peter Parker is in Miami to promote his book "Webs," and ends up getting involved in drug dealings between the Kingpin and the Slug. Meanwhile, the High Evolutionary's purifiers are probing the Florida Everglades looking for alien genetic pollutants, but instead they encounter a new mysterious superbeing called Poison. Both plot lines reach their conclusion in the Man-Thing's swamp as Spider-Man, Man-Thing, and Poison join forces to battle the drug lords and the purifiers! The Evolutionary War storyline continues in West Coast Avengers Annual 3. First back up story: "Night Stalking!" Story by Steve Gerber. Art by Alex Saviuk. Poison (aka Cecilia Cardinale) reveals her origin. Second back up story: "The Amazing Spider-Man ? the Year in Review" A 10-page feature that includes pin-ups from the key events in the web-slinger's life in the past year. Third back up story: "All My Children" Story by Mark Gruenwald. Art by Ron Lim and Tony DeZuniga. The 8th chapter of the history of the High Evolutionary includes key elements of the origin of Quicksilver and the Scarlet Witch (see the Yesterday Quest storyline in Avengers 185-187). Appearances by Bova, Jonathan Drew, Jessica Drew, and Robert Frank (the golden age Whizzer). 64 pages Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #3
    Avengers West Coast (1986) Annual 3

    Evolutionary War crossover. "Heads you Lose!" Guest-starring Black Panther. Story by Steve Englehart. Art by Al Milgrom and Gerry Talaoc. The High Evolutionary's death squad the Sensor's have arrived in Wakanda and it's up to the Hawkeye, Wonder Man, Mantis, Vision, Scarlet Witch, and Black Panther to stop them. "Tails you Win!" Guest-starring Giant Man (Bill Foster) and Ka-Zar. Story by Steve Englehart. Art by Al Milgrom and Chris Ivy. And, The High Evolutionary is in the newly restored Savage Land. Can Moon Knight, Tigra, and Mockingbird stand against his immortal might? Luckily they'll get some help from a hero from Marvel's past. Plus, Chapter 9 of the High Evolutionary's tale that runs through all the Marvel Evolutionary War Annuals. Story by Mark Gruenwald. Art by Ron Lim and Tony DeZuniga. 64 pages. Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #8
    Spectacular Spider-Man (1976 1st Series) Annual 8
    • Signed by artist Mark Bagley and inker Keith Williams. Does not include certificate of authenticity.

    Evolutionary War. "Return to Sender" Guest-starring the Young Gods. Part 10 of the Evolutionary War storyline. Story by Gerry Conway. Art by Mark Bagley and Keith Williams. Cover by Sal Buscema. After rescuing a young woman from two operatives of the High Evolutionary, the Spectacular Spider-Man suddenly finds himself face-to-face with the clone of Gwen Stacy. Peter Parker had not seen her since Amazing Spiderman 149, and now his long-buried memories and feelings are resurfacing. How will Peter handle the return of Gwen? And perhaps more importantly, how will his wife, Mary Jane? Meanwhile, the High Evolutionary is still trying to capture Gwen in order to study her genetic composition. Can the High Evolutionary discover the truth behind the Gwen Stacy clone? The Young Gods will try to help. The Evolutionary War storyline concludes in Avengers Annual 17. First back up story: "Opposing Forces" Story by Gerry Conway. Art by Mark Bagley and Mike Esposito. The Young Gods travel to Jerusalem and battle a mysterious creature. Second back up story: "The Young Gods Fact Pages" A 5-page telling of the backgrounds and powers of the members of the Young Gods. Third back up story: "The Son of Earth" Story by Mark Gruenwald. Art by Ron Lim and Tony DeZuniga. The 10th chapter of the history of the High Evolutionary includes confrontations with Adam Warlock and Galactus. 64 pages Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #17
    Avengers (1963 1st Series) Annual 17

    "Prometheus Mutans!" Part 11 of the Evolutionary War storyline. Script by Walt Simonson. Pencils by Mark Bright. Inks by Mike Gustovich and Valerie Gustovich. Cover by Sal Buscema. Story continues from Spectacular Spider-Man Annual 8. The High Evolutionary puts the final touches on his master plan to send mankind back to the beginning! While preparing for the final stage, the purifiers reconstruct Jocasta inside a former Stark International plant. However, the Avengers' former member briefly escapes and sends a desperate call for help to Avengers headquarters on Hydro-Base. But due to ongoing events in the Avengers title, no one from the active roster is home! So the call goes out to the reserve avengers! A very diverse group responds including: The Captain, Falcon, Beast, Hulk, Hercules and the second Yellowjacket! This assorted collection of super-heroes begins a globe-hopping journey to stop the High Evolutionary's genetic bomb! After rescuing Jocasta in Long Island, the Avengers plunge into the depths of the Pacific Ocean to locate Lemuria! Earth's Mightiest Heroes successfully find Kro's undersea kingdom, but also discover Attuma and his Atlantean forces attacking it! Fortunately, the Captain convinces both leaders to stop fighting and join the search for the master geneticist's underwater base! When the seven heroes finally chase down the High Evolutionary (and his genetic bomb) near the volcanic island of Krakatoa, time has almost run out! Inside the genesis chamber, the Avengers battle the High Evolutionary for the life of the world! Can the Prince of Power, Steve Rogers, Sam Wilson, and Hank McCoy dash this demigod's dream of destiny? Or will the High Evolutionary succeed in taking mankind from madness to mud…and back again? Backup story: "Beyond Life" Script by Mark Gruenwald. Art by Ron Lim and Tony DeZuniga. The 11th chapter of the history of the High Evolutionary includes confrontations with the race of Beyonders and the Incredible Hulk. (Notes: The High Evolutionary returns in Thor 407. The first issue of What If (2nd series) explores an alternate reality in which the Avengers lost the Evolutionary War. The crossover plot involving the Hulk continues from Incredible Hulk 350.) 64 pages Cover price $1.75.

  • Issue #1A-1ST
    Evolutionary War Omnibus HC (2011 Marvel) 1A-1ST

    GARBETT Cover - 1st printing. Collects material from X-Factor (1986-1998 1st Series) Annual #3, Punisher (1987) Annual #1, Silver Surfer (1987) Annual #1, New Mutants (1983-1991) Annual #4, Amazing Spider-Man (1963-1998) Annual #22, Fantastic Four (1961-1996) Annual #21, Uncanny X-Men (1963) Annual #12, Web of Spider-Man (1985) Annual #4, Avengers West Coast Annual (1986) #3, Spectacular Spider-Man (1976-1998 1st Series) Annual #8 and Avengers (1963-1996) Annual #17. Covers by LEE GARBETT. The High Evolutionary declares war on Earth in this eighties Annual extravaganza, and heroes across the globe must rally to stop him! Featuring the X-Men, Spider-Man, the New Mutants, the Punisher, X-Factor, the Black Panther, the Inhumans, the Eternals and the Fantastic Four! With the villainy of the Kingpin, the Hellfire Club, the Super-Skrull and Terminus! Hardcover, 472 pages, full color. Cover price $74.99.

  • Issue #1B-1ST
    Evolutionary War Omnibus HC (2011 Marvel) 1B-1ST

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    SAL BUSCEMA Cover - 1st printing. Collects material from X-Factor (1986-1998 1st Series) Annual #3, Punisher (1987) Annual #1, Silver Surfer (1987) Annual #1, New Mutants (1983-1991) Annual #4, Amazing Spider-Man (1963-1998) Annual #22, Fantastic Four (1961-1996) Annual #21, Uncanny X-Men (1963) Annual #12, Web of Spider-Man (1985) Annual #4, Avengers West Coast Annual (1986) #3, Spectacular Spider-Man (1976-1998 1st Series) Annual #8 and Avengers (1963-1996) Annual #17. Covers by JOHN BUSCEMA. The High Evolutionary declares war on Earth in this eighties Annual extravaganza, and heroes across the globe must rally to stop him! Featuring the X-Men, Spider-Man, the New Mutants, the Punisher, X-Factor, the Black Panther, the Inhumans, the Eternals and the Fantastic Four! With the villainy of the Kingpin, the Hellfire Club, the Super-Skrull and Terminus! Hardcover, 472 pages, full color. Cover price $74.99.

  • Issue #1
    What If (1989 2nd Series) 1
    Published Jul 1989 by Marvel.

    Cover art by Keith Pollard. What If the Avengers Had Lost the Evolutionary War?, script by Roy Thomas pencils by Ron Wilson (breakdowns), inks by Mike Gustovich (finishes); the High Evolutionary's gene bomb transforms both humans and superhumans; based on The Evolutionary War story from the 1987 annuals; appearances by the X-Men, The Fantastic Four, Spider-Man, the Hulk, Daredevil, the High Evolutionary, the Silver Surfer, Galactus, Eternity, and Magneto. 36 pgs. $1.25. Cover price $1.25.