Comic books in 'Secret Defenders TPB (Marvel)'
1st printing. Collects Secret Defenders (1993-1995) #1-11. Written by Roy Thomas and Ron Marz. Art by Andre Coates and Tom Grindberg. Cover by Tim Sale. The Master of the Mystic Arts revives the original non-team - and this time, they're more secret than ever! To save the world from the threats they'll never know existed, Doctor Strange uses magical tarot cards to select the perfect team for every mission - and he's stacked the deck with all the greatest and grittiest heroes of the nineties to draw from! Wolverine! Spider-Man! Captain America! Hulk! Scarlet Witch! Silver Surfer! Punisher! War Machine! Darkhawk! Sleepwalker! By the Vishanti, they're all here - and plenty more besides - to face down macabre menaces both demonic and otherworldly. Evildoers like Roadkill, Dreadlox and Xandu wielding the Wand of Watoomb! It's the Sorcerer Supreme and a handpicked gathering of heroes, defending the Earth - just don't tell anybody! Softcover, 264 pages, full color. Cover price $29.99.
1st printing. Collects Secret Defenders (1993-1995) #12-14 and Cosmic Powers (1994) #1-6.
Written by Ron Marz. Art by Tom Grindberg, Ron Lim, Jeff Moore, Andy Smith, Scot Eaton, Don Hudson, Jimmy Palmiotti, Keith Williams, Bill Anderson and Bob Almond. Cover by Ron Lim and Jimmy Palmiotti.
The ever-scheming Thanos forges unlikely alliances! But what secret mission could lead Rhino, Super-Skrull, Titanium Man and more to join Thanos's new team of would-be Defenders? That's exactly what the Silver Surfer and Captain Mar-Vell's son, Legacy, need to find out!
To face the Galactus-level threat of the terrible Tyrant, who will join Thanos's cause? Legacy? Terrax the Tamer? Jack of Hearts? What about Ganymede, last of the Spinsterhood and sworn enemy of Tyrant? Where do the loyalties of Morg, Herald of Galactus lie? And most important: Does Thanos carry a world-shaking secret agenda? The battle begins as the cosmic firmament holds its breath. But in a war between two evils, either outcome may result in death!
Softcover, 344 pages, full color. Cover price $34.99.
1st printing. Collects Secret Defenders (1993-1995) #15-25. Written by Tom Brevoort, Mike Kanterovich. Art by Jerry Decaire, Bill Wylie, Jerry DeCaire, Don Hudson and Tony DeZuniga. Cover by Michael Bair. The Merc with a Mouth joins the non-team without a known lineup! But can a talkative guy like Wade Wilson keep things hush-hush? Following Deadpool through the ever-rotating door of the Secret Defenders are the Heroes for Hire and a future Guardian of the Galaxy! Luke Cage is among the first recruits for new leader Doctor Druid, taking on the malevolent Malachi! But will he and Deadpool dig Cadaver, their newest ally? Then, Iron Fist, Giant-Man, Iceman and Archangel will feel the sting of Swarm! Spider-Woman, Venom and U.S.Agent enlist for a showdown with Slaymaker, while the mysterious Shadowoman transforms into Sepulchre! Then, Dagger, Deathlok and Drax the Destroyer join the fun when the Secret Defenders battle...the Defenders?! Is this the end for comics' most surreptitious super group? Softcover, 280 pages, full color. Cover price $29.99.