Beauty and the Beast (1985 Marvel) comic books
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- Paper: White
- Label #1229623013
Cover art by Bill Sienkiewicz. Beauty and the Beast Part 1, script by Ann Nocenti, pencils by Don Perlin, inks by Kim DeMulder; Beast is on vacation from the Defenders and heads to Hollywood to hang out with old Avenger's pal, Wonder Man; Dazzler, whose singing career was ruined when the world learned she was a mutant, is attending a party when she is approached by Alexander Flynn who wants her to perform at an experimental underground theater; Tired of being out of the limelight, she agrees and signs a contract with Hugo Longride; Hank and Simon run into Dazzler at another party and are disgusted by the sleazy new company she is keeping; Dazzler's powers begin to erupt out of control and she abruptly disappears; Beast tracks her down at the Heartbreak Hotel and promises to take care of her in her time of need. Continued from Marvel Graphic Novel #12 (Dazzler: The Movie where she was outed as a mutant). 36 pgs. $0.75. Cover price $0.75.
Cover art by Bill Sienkiewicz. Heartbreak Hotel, script by Ann Nocenti, pencils by Don Perlin, inks by Kim DeMulder; Dazzler's powers are out of control and she is recuperating under the watchful eye of Beast at the Heartbreak Hotel, a residence for displaced mutants; In such an intimate setting and under such extreme circumstances, the pair begin to foster a romance; Alexander Flynn arrives at the hotel and promises to help Dazzler with her power problems if she will come perform at Hugo Longride's underground theater; Despite Beast's protests she agrees; Beast follows and attends Dazzler's first performance and is horrified to find that the theater is a giant arena where mutants engage in gladiatorial combat; Alex promises Dazzler that the whole thing is staged but a mutant is killed during one of the fights; Beast tries to get Dazzler to leave with him but she begins to feel at home with her fellow misfit mutants and refuses. 36 pgs. $0.75. Cover price $0.75.
Cover art by Bill Sienkiewicz. Showtime, script by Ann Nocenti, pencils by Don Perlin, inks by Kim DeMulder; Beast and Dazzler begin to spend a little more time together, even though Hank strongly disapproves of her training and fighting in an underground mutant arena; Beast shows up before her next performance to once again try and talk her out of participating in such madness but she refuses and they engage in a lovers spat; Beast investigates a lab in the complex and discovers that Flynn and Longride have been giving Dazzler a potion that makes her powers go out of control; Before he can do anything about it, he is caught and injected with a potion himself; In the arena, Dazzler finds herself facing a feral Beast and they wage a brutal battle before a cheering crowd; The pair snap out of it before they kill each other but the audience still wants blood; Flynn accommodates them by killing Longride and taking over the arena. 36 pgs. $0.75. Cover price $0.75.
Cover art by Bill Sienkiewicz. Checkmate, script by Ann Nocenti, pencils by Don Perlin, inks by Kim DeMulder; Dr. Doom arrives at the underground mutant arena to find the owner, Hugo Longride, dead at the hands of Flynn; It turns out that Longride was a sophisticated robot placed by Doom to keep tabs on Flynn who claims to be his son; Now in control of the arena, Flynn tells his fellow mutants that he plans on leading them in the overthrow of Latveria so he can take his rightful place on the throne; Realizing the plan is suicidal madness, Max frees the chained up Beast and Dazzler and they lead a revolt against Flynn; When the dust clears, Doom warns the fallen Flynn that he had better stop telling people that Doom is his father; With the mutants in control of the arena, they decide to turn it into something more productive for their own benefit; Dazzler and Beast leave the arena and break off their relationship to go their separate ways. 36 pgs. $0.75. Cover price $0.75.