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Rogues’ Gallery: The Top Ten Marvel Monsters


A hero is defined by their villains, and the world of superhero comic books is filled with some of the scariest and silliest bad guys around. Rogues’ Gallery aims to settle the score and determine who is the true arch-nemesis for some of your favorite superheroes, and we need your help to do it!

You voted to see who the best Marvel Monster is, and we’ve tabulated the results and assembled a video counting down the definitive top 10. Did your favorite make this list? There’s only one way to find out!

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An Appropriately Offbeat Birthday Tribute To The Late, Great Steve Gerber



Steve Gerber was one of comics' most individual talents – an acclaimed writer whose career spanned four decades, an outspoken voice for creative rights, and, of course, as he's inevitably known today, the man who made an ill-tempered cigar-smoking duck into one of Marvel's most unforgettable characters.


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Marvel Unlimited Edition: After Steve Gerber


The Marvel Unlimited app is a gigantic, messy cache of awesome and terrible old comic books: a library of 13,000 or so back issues of Marvel titles, available on demand for subscribers with tablets or mobile phones. Like any good back-room longbox, it’s disorganized and riddled with gaps, but it’s also full of forgotten and overlooked jewels, as well as a few stone classics. In Marvel Unlimited Edition, Eisner-winning critic Douglas Wolk dives into the Unlimited archive to find its best, oddest and most intriguing comics.

Steve Gerber died in 2008, but his work is still casting a shadow over contemporary comics -- it's a good bet that Guardians of the Galaxy and The Defenders wouldn't be what they are now without him, for instance, and the biting, off-kilter tone of his writing has found its way into the central stream of superhero comics. Here are a couple of ingenious variations on projects he co-created, as well as a posthumously published jewel.

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Spidey Will Team Up With Marvel’s Horror Heroes In ‘Ultimate Spider-Man’ Halloween Special

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If I'm being honest, I think all I've ever wanted out of any Marvel cartoon is for Swamp Thing and Howard The Duck to team up and hang out. And while we are still a long, long way from that ever happening (because that's never happening), we're closer than we've ever been. A few weeks ago, Howard made a brief cameo appearance in an episode of Marvel's Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H., and now Marvel has announced a special one-hour Halloween episode of Ultimate Spider-Mafor October, featuring Spidey teaming up with Blade, Werewolf by Night, The Living Mummy, Frankenstein's Monster and Man-Thing.

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‘Man-Thing’ by Gerber & Nowlan 20 Years Late but Worth the Wait [Art]


Coming next month from Marvel is the first of a three-issue miniseries called The Infernal Man-Thing. I do not know anything about the Man-Thing. I presume he's kind of like Swamp Thing, but perhaps more man than swamp...

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Marvel’s ‘Fearsome Four’ Mini to Pit Birds and Monsters Against Man-Thing


Marvel's Man-Thing has earned a pretty heroic reputation of late in the pages of Jeff Parker and Kev Walker's Thunderbolts, but his trademark burning touch may prove to be a liability to the Marvel U during Fear Itself...

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Great Comics That Never Happened Holiday Special #4: O’ Man-Enbaum!


In our recurring feature, ComicsAlliance writer Chris Sims and a rotating cast of talented artists imagine a finer world to bring you a look at the Best Comics Ever that Did Not, Will Not, and occasionally Can Not Happen...

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Man-Thing and Marvel’s Other Monsters to Menace ‘The Superhero Squad Show’


Cartoon Network's "The Superhero Squad Show" has cast an all-ages animated spotlight on a number of Marvel's less-than A-list characters in its first season, but the show's upcoming second season promises to push even more fan-favorites into prominence with an entire episode dedicated to Marvel's monsters...

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