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Super-Villain Team-Up (1975) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Super-Villain Team-Up (1975) 1

    "Slayers from the Sea!" Script by Tony Isabella. Pencils by George Tuska and Bill Everett (chapter 1) and George Evans (chapter 2). Inks by Fred Kida (chapter 1) and Frank Springer (chapter 2). Cover by Ron Wilson and Frank Giacoia. Story continues from Giant-Size Super-Villain Team-Up 2. The Sub-Mariner leaves Latveria after having second thoughts about forming an alliance with Doctor Doom. Following Prince Namor's departure, the Latverian monarch realizes that he does in fact need help for his various plans of conquest and decides to reach out to the Prince of Atlantis. Meanwhile, the Sub-Mariner visits Hydro-base and is ambushed by a trio of villains: Tiger Shark, Doctor Dorcas, and Attuma! A super slugfest erupts on land and under the sea! Will the Avenging Son prevail? Flashback cameo appearances by the Fantastic Four, Daredevil, Quicksilver, Spider-Man, Thor, and the Hulk to recap Doctor Doom's previous battles through the years. (Notes: This issue features Bill Everett's last published artwork on the Sub-Mariner, the character he created in the golden age. This issue also contains a full-page ad for Hostess Twinkies featuring Captain Marvel vs. Nitro.) Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #2
    Super-Villain Team-Up (1975) 2

    "In the Midst of Life!" Part 2 of 3. Script by Tony Isabella. Art by Sal Buscema (breakdowns) and Fred Kida (finishes). Cover by Gil Kane and Frank Giacoia. The Sub-Mariner is in trouble times three as he falls captive to Attuma, Dr. Dorcas, and Tiger Shark! But help is on the way from across the globe in the form of one Victor Von Doom! The Latverian monarch begins his clandestine rescue mission to Hydro-Base by picking up a golden age ally, Betty Prentiss! The brave duo penetrates Attuma's underground fortress and finds Prince Namor! However, the Avenging Son is surrounded by three guards…Attuma, Dr. Dorcas, and Tiger Shark! Can Doctor Doom triumph over the three super-villains before tragedy strikes? That may be a tall order for the even the greatest of super-villains! Death of Betty Prentiss. 32 pages Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #3
    Super-Villain Team-Up (1975) 3

    "If Vengeance Fails!" Part 3 of 3. Script by Jim Shooter. Pencils by George Evans. Inks by Jack Abel. Cover by Ed Hannigan and Joe Sinnott. In heartbreaking fashion the Sub-Mariner's long-time friend has perished at the hands of Dr. Dorcas. And now the enraged Avenging Son is ready to avenge! But Doctor Doom thinks a hasty retreat would be more prudent! So the Prince of Atlantis and the Latverian monarch escape to Castle Doom to plot their final assault on Attuma and Hydro-Base! And several hours later, the powerful pair strikes! Doctor Doom attacks by air and Prince Namor by sea! Do Attuma, Dr. Dorcas, and Tiger Shark stand a chance against the fighting mad Sub-Mariner? Imperious Rex! Deaths of Dr. Dorcas and Saru-San. Cameo appearance by Tamara. (Notes: Attuma returns in Avengers 154. Tiger Shark appears next in Ms. Marvel (1st series) 15. The letters page includes letters from comics historian Peter Sanderson and cartoonist Jay Zilber, respectively. This issue contains a full-page ad for Hostess Fruit Pies featuring the Hulk vs. the Abomination and Wendigo.) 32 pages Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #4
    Super-Villain Team-Up (1975) 4

    "A Time of Titans" Script by Bill Mantlo. Art by Herb Trimpe (layouts) and Jim Mooney (finishes). Cover by Rich Buckler and Joe Sinnott. Prince Namor is appalled at his supposed partner's callous murder of Saru-san last issue. So finally the long-awaited clash of the titans erupts! The armored and technological might of Doctor Doom vs. the awesome strength and power of the Sub-Mariner! Wow, two of Marvel's all-time heavyweights throwing down on Hydro-Base! As the blockbuster battle rages, a U.S. Navy battleship navigates into the vicinity. The sailors are only casual observers until the Avenging Son hurls Doctor Doom into the ship! Surprisingly, a civilian scientist onboard challenges the Latverian monarch! Is that really a good idea? But stranger things have happened, and the scientist's foolhardy actions might just bring the titanic tussle between Doom and Namor to an end! First appearance of Simon Ryker. Cameo appearance by the Symbionic Man. (Notes: The plot involving Simon Ryker and the Symbionic Man continues in Marvel Spotlight 27. The letters page contains Marvel Value Stamp Series B #31 Stan (the man) Lee. This issue includes a full-page ad for Hostess Twinkies featuring Spider-Man and Aunt May.) 32 pages Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #5
    Super-Villain Team-Up (1975) 5

    "And Be a Villain!" Guest-starring the Fantastic Four and the Shroud. Script by Steve Englehart. Pencils by Herb Trimpe. Inks by Don Perlin. Cover by Rich Buckler and Joe Sinnott. A quiet evening at the Baxter Building is disrupted by the Sub-Mariner's crashing through an upper floor window! The Prince of Atlantis is near death! What has happened to the Avenging Son? After Reed Richards provides emergency care to his erstwhile foe, Prince Namor explains. The vindictive Victor Von Doom ambushed Namor and disabled his protective suit! And now the dejected Sub-Mariner must serve Doctor Doom or else! But the Fantastic Four vow to stop their long-time adversary! Even if that means taking the battle to Latveria next issue! Meanwhile on a rooftop near the Baxter Building, the Human Torch encounters a new costumed vigilante! Is the mysterious Shroud a friend or foe? First appearance of the Shroud. Flashback cameos by Medusa and Triton. (Notes: The Sub-Mariner returns to his familiar green trunks (costume) in this issue. The letters page contains Marvel Value Stamp Series B #67 the Amazing Spider-Man. This issue includes a full-page ad for Hostess Cup Cakes featuring Mary Jane Watson and Spider-Man vs. Man-Mountain Marko. A 30-cent cover price variant exists for this issue.) 32 pages Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #6
    Super-Villain Team-Up (1975) 6

    "Prisoner!" Guest-starring the Fantastic Four and the Shroud. Script by Steve Englehart. Pencils by Herb Trimpe. Inks by Jack Abel. Cover by Jim Starlin, John Romita (assists), and Alan Weiss. The Fantastic Four invade Latveria to free the Sub-Mariner! After working their way through an army of androids, the fabulous foursome are poised to bust into Doctor Doom's castle! But the Latverian monarch sends his final line of defense to stop the FF! The Avenging Son! Hold on, Reed, Sue, Ben, and Johnny are here to rescue Namor, not fight him! As the FF and the Sub-Mariner tangle one more time, a diplomat from the United States government meets with Victor Von Doom. The Fantastic Four knock out Namor and surge forward to attack Doctor Doom until they are stopped cold by…Henry Kissinger! What?! (Notes: The letters page includes a letter from comics writer Ralph Macchio. A 30-cent cover price variant exists for this issue.) 32 pages Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #7
    Super-Villain Team-Up (1975) 7

    "Who is the Shroud?" Guest-starring the Shroud. Script by Steve Englehart. Pencils by Herb Trimpe. Inks by Pablo Marcos. Cover by Rich Buckler and Klaus Janson. In anti-climatic fashion, the FF's quest to dethrone the mad monarch of Latveria has been stopped by the U.S. government! So the fabulous foursome must return to New York City unfulfilled. However, there's another super-hero lurking around Castle Latveria ready to take up the fight against Victor Von Doom (and also free Prince Namor)! The Shroud boldly ambushes Doctor Doom during the tyrant's evening walk through the countryside! And surprisingly gains the upper hand! Could the upstart Shroud actually defeat the mighty Doctor Doom? Origin of the Shroud. Cameo appearances by Henry Kissinger, the Fantastic Four, Namorita, and Tamara. Last 25¢ issue. (Notes: The letters page includes a letter from comics writer Ralph Macchio. This issue includes a full-page ad for Hostess Twinkies featuring Captain America vs. the Red Skull and the cosmic cube. A 30-cent cover price variant exists for this issue.) 32 pages Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #8
    Super-Villain Team-Up (1975) 8

    "Escape!" Guest-starring the Shroud. Script by Steve Englehart. Art by Keith Giffen (breakdowns) and Owen McCarron (finishes). Cover by Marie Severin. In a dramatic reversal of roles, Dr. Doom finds himself a prisoner of Atlantis! Shrewd maneuvering by Namorita and Tamara has brought the Latverian monarch under their control! But now that they have him, what are they going to do with him? Meanwhile, the Shroud and the Sub-Mariner make a run for the border to escape Latveria! However, Doom's civilian authorities are in hot pursuit! When the fleeing duo comes across a traveling circus, they see a perfect opportunity to blend in with the performers and slip out of the country! But this isn't an ordinary circus, it's the Circus of Crime! Are Prince Namor and the Shroud ready to battle under the big top? First 30¢ issue. 32 pages Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #9
    Super-Villain Team-Up (1975) 9

    "Pawns of Attuma!" Guest-starring the Avengers. Story by Bill Mantlo. Art by Jim Shooter and Sal Trapani. Cover by Gil Kane. At the conclusion of Avengers 154, the Earth's Mightiest Heroes fell in battle to Tyrak. Now Attuma has outfitted the Avengers with slave-collars, and sent them to Hydrobase to fight the Sub-Mariner. However, when the six heroes arrive at Hydrobase; they do not find Namor, but instead...Doctor Doom! Meanwhile, the Beast and Wonder Man recruit the golden age Whizzer to help them rescue the other Avengers. Also in this issue, the Sub-Mariner, the Shroud, and Prince Rudolfo plot to overthrow Doctor Doom. Story continues in Avengers 155. Avengers Lineup: Beast, Captain America, Iron Man, Scarlet Witch, Vision, Wasp, Wonder Man, and Yellowjacket. (Note: This issue includes a full-page ad from Hostess titled "The Spider-Man and the Fly" featuring a brief battle between the web-slinger and the Fly.) 32 pages Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #10
    Super-Villain Team-Up (1975) 10
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    "The Sign of the Skull!" Part 1 of 3. Guest-starring Captain America. Story by Bill Mantlo. Art by Bob Hall and Don Perlin. Cover by Gil Kane and Ernie Chan. Prince Rudolfo and the Shroud are storming Castle Doom to takeover the throne of Latveria! Ironically, Captain America and Doctor Doom are also charging into the Latverian castle, but for a different reason: the Red Skull! It appears that the top terror operative of the Third Reich has everyone right where he wants them! Meanwhile, the Sub-Mariner visits Atlantis and laments over the comatose condition of his people. (Note: This issue includes a half-page ad for What If issue 1: "What If Spider-Man joined the Fantastic Four?") 32 pages Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #11
    Super-Villain Team-Up (1975) 11

    "My Ally, My Enemy!" Part 2 of 3. Guest-starring Captain America. Story by Bill Mantlo. Art by Bob Hall and Don Perlin. Cover by Dave Cockrum and Joe Sinnott. The Red Skull is in supreme control after he swiftly crushes the Shroud and Prince Rudolfo's overthrow attempt and then shrinks Doctor Doom and Captain America to the size of field mice. Now the miniature-size star-spangled avenger must team up with the Latverian monarch to stop the Red Skull. The ensuing free-for-all shifts into high gear when the Sub-Mariner joins the fight! (Note: The previous battle between Doctor Doom and the Red Skull occurred in Astonishing Tales 5.) 32 pages Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #12
    Super-Villain Team-Up (1975) 12

    "Death Duel!" Part 3 of 3. Guest-starring Captain America. Story by Bill Mantlo. Art by Bob Hall and Don Perlin. Cover by Dave Cockrum and Al Milgrom. The situation has come down to this: Doctor Doom vs. the Red Skull on the surface of the moon...with the freedom of the world at stake! What can Captain America and the Shroud do to help destroy the Hypno-Ray and derail the creation of the Fourth Reich? 32 pages Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #13
    Super-Villain Team-Up (1975) 13
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    "When Walks The Warlord!" Story by Bill Mantlo and Keith Giffen. Art by Keith Giffen and Don Perlin. In an effort to fulfill his oath to the Sub-Mariner, Doctor Doom journeys beneath the ocean to revive the comatose citizens of Atlantis. However, before the Latverian monarch can save the people of Atlantis, Namor must defeat the interfering Warlord Krang! 32 pages Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #14
    Super-Villain Team-Up (1975) 14

    Doctor Doom Triumphant: Part 1 of 2 - "A World for the Winning!" Guest-starring the Avengers. Story by Bill Mantlo. Art by Bob Hall, Don Perlin, and Duffy Vohland. Cover by John Byrne and Terry Austin. Doctor Doom has secretly taken control of Earth's population with his neuro-gas canisters. However, he is bored by his conquest and challenges Magneto to find a way to oppose him. The Master of Magnetism tries to recruit the Avengers, but a terrific battle erupts at Avengers Mansion instead! Could a former X-man end up as Magneto's only ally against Doctor Doom? Avengers Lineup: Beast, Captain America, Iron Man, Scarlet Witch, Vision, Thor, Wasp, Wonder Man, and Yellowjacket. Cameo appearance by the Champions. (Note: This issue features the first meeting between Doctor Doom and Magneto.) 32 pages

    NOTE: Story continues in Champions (1975 Marvel) #16. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #15
    Super-Villain Team-Up (1975) 15

    Reprint issue. "The Invaders!" Script by Larry Lieber. Art by Wally Wood. "A Land Enslaved" Script by Larry Lieber. Pencils by George Tuska. Inks by Mike Esposito. New cover by George Perez and Joe Sinnott. This issue reprints Astonishing Tales 4 and 5 that featured the first meeting between Doctor Doom and the Red Skull. After Dr. Doom defeats Prince Rudolfo's rebellion in Astonishing Tales 3, he travels to the French Riviera for vacation! But while the Latverian cat is away…the Third Reich mice will play! The Red Skull and his band of Exiles invade Latveria and take over Castle Doom! Is the Red Skull going to launch the Fourth Reich from Victor Von Doom's beloved homeland? It appears so, unless the Latverian monarch can stop him! A classic showdown between two Marvel heavyweights! (Notes: The SVTU series returns to publication after a 13-month hiatus. This issue includes a full-page ad for Hostess Fruit Pies featuring Thor) 32 pages Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #16
    Super-Villain Team-Up (1975) 16
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    "Shall I Call Thee Master?" Part 1 of 2. Script by Peter Gillis. Pencils by Carmine Infantino. Inks by Bruce Patterson. Cover by Al Milgrom and Frank Giacoia. The Red Skull plans to recreate the cosmic cube, with help from the Hate Monger. Flashback cameos by Captain America and Arnim Zola. Flashback cameo by Doctor Doom reveals how the Red Skull survived their battle in Super-Villain Team-Up #12. (Note: The Red Skull previously appeared in Captain America #227.) 32 pages Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #17
    Super-Villain Team-Up (1975) 17

    "Dark Victory" Part 2 of 2. Script by Peter Gillis. Art by Arvell Jones (breakdowns) and Bruce Patterson (finishes). Cover by Keith Pollard and Bruce Patterson. Despite the best efforts of the Israeli prisoners, the Red Skull's plan to create another cosmic cube continues! The sinister skull has gathered Arnim Zola, the Hate Monger (aka Adolf Hitler incognito), and the top A.I.M. scientist to assist in constructing the cube! But unbeknownst to the Red Skull, two things are working against him! First, one of the Shin Bet commandos has escaped and alerted SHIELD! And second, the Hate Monger has his own scheme for controlling the cube! When SHIELD's fighter jets attack the skull's island base, chaos erupts! And the situation deteriorates into every man for himself! Who will end up with the cosmic cube? The Red Skull, the fuehrer, SHIELD, or no one at all? Flashback cameos by Captain America, Captain Marvel, Drax the Destroyer, Iron Man, Modok, and Thanos to recap the history of the first cosmic cube. Flashback cameos by Toro and the original Human Torch to explain how Hitler became the Hate Monger. (Notes: The Red Skull returns in Captain America 261. This is the final issue of the Super-Villain Team-Up series.) 32 pages Cover price $0.40.