If there’s one thing we’ve learned from our years on the Internet, it’s that there’s no aspect of comics that can’t be broken down and quantified into a single definitive list, preferably in amounts of five or ten. And since there’s no more definitive authority than ComicsAlliance, we’re taking it upon ourselves to compile Top Five lists of everything you could ever want to know about comics and pop culture.

Previously I told you about Marvel's five worst events, but this week, instead of laughing at their failures; I'm going to applaud their greatest storytelling successes! This week we're looking at some of the very best Marvel Comics events!

Since the the crossover event became a mainstay of comic book storytelling (and sales boosting), there have been a number of amazing universe-wide adventures told in the pages of Marvel's comics. Sometimes the stories have been more intimate affairs, like the "Kree/Skrull War", though their impact has been just as memorable and long-lasting as more expansive tales like the original Secret Wars. Sure, it was made to sell toys, but without it, a number of characters wouldn't have quite the same legacy they have today.

While this list features some all time great events, perhaps you feel I "forgot" about one, so let us know your picks  in the comments.


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