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Comic Book: Contest of Champions

What This Book is About:
Marvel's first company-wide crossover assembled all the heroes they could find to participate in an elaborate competition, pitting them against each other in the mysterious rivalry between the Grandmaster and the Unknown!

Data Sheet:
Dates
Jun 1982 to Aug 1982
N/A
1

Characters most frequently found in this comic book:
In order of appearances.

Daredevil
Daredevil

(Matt Murdock)
Invisible Woman
Invisible Woman

(Sue Storm)
Iron Fist
Iron Fist

(Danny Rand)
Iron Man
Iron Man

(Tony Stark)
She-Hulk
She-Hulk

(Jennifer Walters)
Beast
Beast

(Hank McCoy)
Captain America
Captain America

(Steve Rogers)
Plus: Darkstar, Death.

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Contest of Champions #1
3 stars

Contest of Champions #1

June 1982
"A gathering of heroes"
Script: Bill Mantlo
Synopsis by PedroAll of Marvel’s super heroes have disappeared from Earth only to appear in an athletic stadium orbiting the planet. Their abductors are the galactic gamesman known as the Grandmaster and a mysterious entity called the Unknown! [...]
Contest of Champions #2
3 stars

Contest of Champions #2

July 1982
"Chapter 2 First Contest: Frenzy In the Frozen North! Chapter 3 Second Contest: Ghost Town Showdown!"
Script: Bill Mantlo
Synopsis by PedroWith all life on Earth held hostage in suspended animation, the twelve chosen pawns disappear from the orbiting area, and the greatest competition of all-time begins. Daredevil, Darkstar, and Talisman go up against the Invisible Girl, Iron Fist, and Sun Fire in the “Frozen North! [...]
Contest of Champions #3
3 stars

Contest of Champions #3

August 1982
"Chapter 4 Third Contest: Siege In the City of the Dead! Chapter 5 Fourth Contest: Struggle in the Jungle! Chapter 6 Winner Takes None!"
Script: Bill Mantlo
Synopsis by PedroTwo contests have already been waged. The winners were Daredevil, agent of the Grandmaster… And the Arabian Knight, agent of the Unknown. Two contests remain yet to be played. [...]