Contest of Champions TPB (1999 Marvel) By Mark Gruenwald comic books
1st printing. Collects Marvel Super Hero Contest of Champions (1982) #1-3, Avengers Annual #16, and West Coast Avengers Annual #2. Written by Mark Gruenwald, Bill Mantlo, and Steven Grant. Art by John Romita, Jr. and Pablo Marcos. The Grandmaster and Death herself have decided to use the Earth's super heroes as pawns in a game they are playing against one another. If the Grandmaster wins the game, his brother, the Collector, will be restored to life. Both the Grandmaster and Death select 12 heroes to fight for their side and find the four pieces of the golden globe of life. Whichever team finds the most pieces wins! Softcover, 160 pages, full color. Cover price $17.95.