Essential Super-Villain Team-Up TPB (2004 Marvel) comic books 2003-2005
1st printing. Collects Giant Size Super-Villain Team-Up (1975) #1-2, Super-Villain Team-Up (1975-1980) #1-14 and #16-17, Avengers (1963-1996 1st Series) #154-156, Champions (1975-1978 Marvel) #16, and Astonishing Tales (1970-1976) #1-8.
Written by Roy Thomas, Tony Isabella, Jim Shooter, Bill Mantlo, Steve Englehart, Keith Giffen, Peter Gillis, Gerry Conway, and Stan Lee. Art by John Buscema, Mike Sekowsky, George Tuska, Bill Everett, George Evans, Sal Buscema, Herb Trimpe, Jim Mooney, Keith Giffen, Owen McCarron, Jim Shooter, Sal Trapani, Bob Hall, Carmine Infantino, Arvell Jones, George Perez, Joe Sinnott, Sam Grainger, Fred Kida, Frank Springer, Jack Abel, Don Perlin, Pablo Marcos, Duffy Vohland, Bruce Patterson, Mike Esposito, and Wally Wood. Cover by Gil Kane and Al Milgrom.
The line between hero and villain can be very thin, but rarely as thin as in a book this big! The giants of the field collaborate on a war epic stretching from the towers of Doctor Doom's Latveria to the depths of Namor's Atlantis ? with the Fantastic Four, the Avengers and the Champions caught in the middle! Attuma! The Red Skull! Magneto! The world is at stake, and you are there!
Softcover, 552 pages, B&W.
Cover price $16.99.