Robert Reynolds' dark alter-ego leaps into Battlerealm!

The Sentry revealed his awesome might in “Marvel Contest of Champions” a couple of weeks ago—and while it’s been fun to harness the power of a million exploding suns, one must pay a price for that kind of ability.

This week, The Void comes to collect on that debt. Revealing himself in all his shadowed glory, the unrelenting alter-ego of The Sentry fights for the soul of Robert Reynolds—and will look to plunge all of Battlerealm into darkness.

We talked to Kabam Lead Character Artist Gene Campbell and Game Designer Piero Herrera about The Void and how he aims to tear the Contest apart.

Marvel.com: Uh oh…who let The Void out?

Gene Campbell: It was an accident, we swear! But seriously, The Collector has been waiting for his powerful compatriot, Sentry, to return to him for what feels like an eternity now. For what task exactly? We don’t know…but as expected, the familiar dark force that accompanies him, The Void, still hides within, ready and waiting to reveal itself. Surely The Collector—in all of his ancient wisdom and foresight—expected this. Whatever he tasked Sentry with, he must have thought it worth the risk.

Marvel.com: How did the team decide just how The Void would manifest visually on Battlerealm?

Gene Campbell: We were considering the more monstrous form of Void early on. Early development of Sentry and Void had them switching back and forth during gameplay, but we found it very challenging and confusing to have a man morph into a big tentacle covered space creature like that. The final version also made sense with our storyline. The “Marvel Contest of Champions’” version of Sentry has been to the edge of the multiverse and back, all the while looking for something. He’s older and wiser, and has a better grip on the darkness within. So when his concentration slips, he’s able to contain it better and not let the whole monster out.

 

Marvel.com: Let’s talk a little about the abilities that Bob Reynolds’ evil alter-ego has…how does he differ from The Sentry?

Piero Herrera: Void’s abilities were built around the concept of fear. All of the Champions are vulnerable to the Void’s debuffs and they do direct damage over time—even if Void does not directly land an attack. Summoners have to remove those damaging effects by constantly fighting.

Marvel.com: It looks like his gameplay centers around his Intimidating Presence. What’s going on there?

Piero Herrera: Exactly! After a delay, Void’s Intimidating Presence becomes powerful enough to inflict a debuff onto the opponent. Those debuffs are capable of not only doing direct damage over time but also enable him to deal with the opponent’s abilities—like Regeneration, Power Gain, and Evade.

Marvel.com: Dark Stinghave we seen that ability before? Or is it unique to The Void?

Piero Herrera: Dark Sting is unique to Void. After his Special 2 Attack, he will place two Dark Stings onto the opponent that can turn into Degeneration or a Weakness debuff whenever the opponent’s activate their Special Attack. Try using Dark Sting to get Void’s huge attack increase through his Special 3.

Marvel.com: Considering that The Void is already insanely powerful, who can we team him up with to make him even stronger?

Piero Herrera: Void is great with Sentry, Hulk, and Champions that are part of the Avengers team like Black Widow, Vision, Hawkeye, and Captain America. Pair him up with those Champions and Void will become even more powerful!

Marvel.com: And when does this guy get unleashed to threaten reality as we know it?

Piero Herrera: The Void will be available today—January 18! Make sure to check in-game messaging for more information.

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Robert Reynolds (and The Void!) are now unleashed in Battlerealm!

Ever wanted to harness the power of a million exploding suns? Well the awesome crew over at Kabam has unearthed The Sentry from the depths of Battlerealm and starting this week players can pit Bob Reynolds against all comers in “Marvel Contest of Champions.” We talked to Kabam Art Director Gabriel Frizzera and Game Designer Erich Kohlweg about The Sentry and all his insane abilities, so keep reading gang!

Marvel.com: We’ve had a few serious powerhouses enter the Contest, but I can’t think of anyone I’d rather not have fighting under my roof than Robert Reynolds. What was the Collector thinking?

Gabriel Frizzera: The history of the Sentry in the Battlerealm is older than it seems. When the Collector came to the Battlerealm to build a new Contest of Champions under the Maestro’s patronage, he brought along a group of twelve legendary warriors, plucked from as many different universes. Among this first batch of mind-controlled Champions, one was by far the most powerful: Robert Reynolds, also known as The Sentry. In the first test-run of The Contest, Reynolds easily defeated all the other contestants, with such violence and abandon that surprised even the vicious Maestro. In time, Reynolds became the Collector’s most trusted agent, helping him in many tasks suited to his amazing powers. But in one of those missions, he got lost and never came back, until now, many years later. To learn more, check out our brand new Motion Comic!

Marvel.com: Well at least he’ll get to say he grabbed up a limited edition, very rare, bearded Sentry in great condition before the Golden Guardian brings Battlerealm down around his ears.

Gabriel Frizzera: Actually, this version of the Sentry might be even more damaged than the one we know from the comics. He spent almost 35 years lost in the depths of the Battlerealm, although his mind cannot recall much of what happened. He seems even more unbalanced than usual, his empty glowing eyes staring into the shifting horizon like twin suns. But he looks every bit as strong as he once was, maybe even more. And deep inside of Robert Reynolds disturbed psyche, The Void patiently awaits. The Contest holds its breath…

We know the Sentry is a well-loved character by our fans, so we have been thinking about introducing him and the Void to the game for some time… which turned out to be very timely since he’s also making his long-awaited return to the comics in the pages of DOCTOR STRANGE, by the capable hands of Donny Cates and Gabriel Walta! We swear this is pure coincidence, but you know, great minds think alike!

Marvel.com: What did the team need to do to bring Sentry to life in game? Both from a visual standpoint, but also in tackling Bob’s dual nature as both Sentry and the Void?

Gabriel Frizzera: Visually we did some exploration on how damaged this version of the Sentry would appear. Initially we went with a more disheveled look, with a longer beard, ripped clothes made of many alternate version of the Sentry, and even Iso-crystals growing from his armor like barnacles. But the guys at Marvel Games thought that we should go with a more classic version, since this version could be the first time a lot of fans would be introduced to the Sentry, and we didn’t want to cause any confusion. So we cleaned him up, but we kept the beard to represent his years lost in the Battlerealm. As far as his connection with The Void, we wanted to try something we’ve never done before. Beyond the unique synergy between the two characters, in his Special 3 Attack, Sentry literally becomes the Void, and vice-versa. Players will want to chase after both characters to build a truly powerful team!

Marvel.com: Ok let’s get into his kit! How is he channeling the power of a million exploding suns here?

Erich Kohlweg: For Sentry, we wanted to mix lore with mechanics. Being so powerful, yet unstable, his abilities are tied to his State of Mind. To maintain his composure and state, a combo needs to be carried on and when it’s lost so goes his State of Mind and potential abilities. However, with limitations to his strength, when he enters the optimal state, it’s sure to make an explosive impact.

Marvel.com: It seems like you can just go crazy with Sentry, because even if you drop a combo, you have a chance to go indestructible. Couple that with the Fury and Regeneration, and Sentry feels like a hero you really don’t want to mess with.

Erich Kohlweg: When Sentry gets going, you don’t want to be on the receiving end of his attacks. Not only is he able to build up his damage output through his Special Attacks, but he’s able to sustain a lot of damage. Losing a combo has a chance to trigger his Signature Indestructible, negating all damage for a short period. In addition, when Sentry’s health is low, his Special 3 Attack can provide him with Regeneration.

Marvel.com: Who does Sentry fight best with?

Erich Kohlweg: Sentry can go toe to toe with Hulk making them quite the Rivals. As a friend of the Avengers, Sentry can pair up with Black Widow, Vision, Hawkeye, and Captain America. However, there is no one else than his other half, Void. They bring the best (and worst) out of each other. While paired with Void, Sentry’s Special 3 Attack activates one of Void’s abilities. Opponent’s become inflicted with Fear of the Void which combines Agility, Fatigue, and Petrify Debuffs, as well as increasing Sentry’s Attack Rating for a period. I can’t go into detail here but don’t forget that Synergy Bonuses can go both ways, keep an eye out when Void enters the Battlerealm!

Marvel.com: When can we harness Sentry’s awesome might for ourselves?

Erich Kowleg: Sentry will enter The Contest on January 4. Look out for in-game announcements on where to obtain him!

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Try to take down the fallen hero with Ares, Iron Man, and Volstagg!

The Dark Siege assailing the walls of Asgard in “Marvel Mighty Heroes” will soon come to a close, at least if Norman Osborn has anything to say about it. We talked to DeNA Executive Producer Justin Lambros about Norman’s Asgardian nuclear option and what that means for our heroes!

Marvel.com: So Asgard was Osborn’s target all along huh? This guy’s ego knows no bounds!

Justin Lambros: After replacing the Avengers with his own band of “heroes,” Norman Osborn has set his sights on taking down Asgard. His over confidence is bordering on insanity, but with many heroes still traveling back to Earth after the battles of Annihilation, Osborn has his best shot to make this work. And with the collection of foes that he’s put together, I wouldn’t necessarily bet against him.

Marvel.com: But Norman only gets into fights he knows he can win. What, or who, is the ace up his sleeve this time?

Justin Lambros: The key to Norman’s entire plan is based around the powerhouse hero Sentry. He’s been manipulated to believe that the Asgardians pose a danger and Sentry is over eager to prove himself as a protector of Earth. His checkered past as a hero is being ignored by Osborn who just needs raw power to make his siege work.

Marvel.com: How are we supposed to take on a guy who’s got the power of a million exploding suns?

Justin Lambros: Very carefully, I would guess. This boss battle should be one of our most intense and challenging so far in the game. Since he’s a Bruiser, you’ll want to pack your line-up full of Blasters to do critical damage. But you’ll need to be careful, because he’s able to knock out most heroes with a single punch! So, leveraging this week’s event heroes will help level the playing field.

Marvel.com: What sort of abilities did you guys want to show off for the Sentry in game? Did you focus on his incredible strength? His energy powers?

Justin Lambros: Sentry was one of those characters that was really fun to create in the game. He has so many different powers and has showcased them all in the comics to great effect. Because he is one of the toughest Bruisers in the game, we wanted to really focus on his incredible strength. And anyone who remembers his iconic battle with Ares in the SIEGE comic series will definitely expect some super strength to be showcased in the game. So when he flies up into the air, you better look out, because he’s coming down with his Phase Shift Punch and doing some serious damage.

Marvel.com: Can you give us a quick rundown of our event characters? You mentioned they could help fight the Golden Guardian.

Justin Lambros: This week’s event characters are an extremely powerful group needed to take down Sentry. First off is last week’s boss, Volstagg, who is back on the side of good this week. He’ll pound away with his massive body as well as attack with his sword. Next is Ares, the god of war, who is making his debut in the game. He’s another immortal powerhouse, and his Phalanx Strike hits with the power of a legion of Spartan soldiers!

Lastly is my personal favorite: Iron Man in his classic 1968 armor. Again, this is taken directly from the Siege comic event, where Tony Stark has to go back to an old armor suit since the rest are out of commission. This version of Iron Man has the Repulsor Dash attack, which knocks enemies out of your way, or makes for a quick escape. You can even imagine his classic roller skates on his feet if you want. [Laughs]

Marvel.com: And when do we get started?

Justin Lambros: “Siege” begins this Wednesday, so you better level up your heroes and get ready for a crazy battle with Sentry. This is just one issue away from the climactic final battle of the Dark Siege event, so I highly recommend you put in your best effort to try to win Sentry from the leaderboards this week. Next week is going to be even more intense! See you online in “Marvel Mighty Heroes”!

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Civil War erupts, pitting the Armored Avenger against some of his closest allies!

By Jim Beard

50 Years ago, Tony Stark became Iron Man, a historic milestone in the tapestry of the Marvel Universe.

Flash forward half a century, and the Armored Avenger has become a worldwide sensation. Beyond his prominent role across the Marvel Comics line, Shellhead hit the big screen in 2008 as Robert Downey Jr. brought Tony Stark to life in the first “Iron Man” movie. The character’s popularity grew in 2010’s “Iron Man 2” and 2011’s “Marvel’s The Avengers.”

On May 3, 2013, Tony Stark returns to theaters everywhere in “Iron Man 3.” In anticipation of this momentous occasion and to celebrate Iron Man’s 50th anniversary, each week Marvel.com will be bringing you another chapter in the history of this complex and beloved character. Year by year, get an in-depth rundown of the trials, foes and experiences that have made Iron Man the hero he stands as today.

You can start here.

Civil War split the Marvel Universe asunder in 2006 and at its roiling core stood one of the Avengers’ own founding members: the Invincible Iron Man.

IRON MAN #5 opened with Tony Stark in a healing cocoon after his brutal battle with the Extremis-powered madman named Mallen. Injected with the Extremis concoction himself, Stark emerged from his convalescence a new man with amazing new abilities. His Iron Man armor’s under sheath could now be compressed into the hollows of his bones and his entire genetic code had been completely rewritten. In effect, the Armored Avenger had never been more powerful.

Iron Man caught Mallen en route to Washington D.C. in IRON MAN #6 and immediately reopened hostilities with the rampaging lunatic. After several serious thrashings, Stark reluctantly decapitated his opponent and then learned that Extremis’ creator, Maya Hansen, had planned the theft of the serum herself to convince defense contractors to fund her FuturePharm firm.

The Avengers expressed their unhappiness with Tony’s tactics in IRON MAN #7, and elsewhere in the world criminals began to be assassinated by an unknown person. Back at home, Stark also ran into trouble with Nick Fury over a secret project called Argonaut. IRON MAN #8 brought another criminal’s assassination and more suspicion heaped on Stark. The Avengers stopped Iron Man from killing super villain Graviton and worried over Tony’s new aggressive behavior.

Stark willingly submitted to arrest to clear his name in IRON MAN #9, but somehow wound up killing terrorists in Iraq while seemingly under the control of the unknown figure. Fury told a secret government “star chamber” that Stark had gone rogue in IRON MAN #10 and broke Maya Hansen out of prison to help him prove differently. The Avengers sent the powerful Sentry after one of their founders and the two heroes threw down over San Francisco in IRON MAN #11. A son of Doctor Yinsen, the co-creator of Iron Man, seemed to be the culprit behind it all, but a S.H.I.E.L.D sniper’s bullet put an end to the man’s beef against Tony Stark.

In IRON MAN #12, one last wrinkle to the mess remained: a pre-programmed protocol activated by the death of Yinsen’s son sent several suits of Stark’s armor out into the world and on paths of rampage. Earth’s Mightiest Heroes tried to stop the rogue suits with Iron Man’s help, but Stark halted the beat of his own heart to cut short his tech’s artificial lives, spurred on by his own sub-conscious.

Barely recovered from the event, Tony then felt the cold sting of a slap in the face in CIVIL WAR #1 from a mother who lost a child in a detonation from a super hero incident. Tony swiftly became a figurehead for the Superhuman Registration Act and the battle lines between the planet’s heroes grew long and defined by their cross-arguments over the issue.

Stark met with the new Secretary of Defense in IRON MAN #13 to debate the Act, but then prayed he’d done the right thing by warning his friend Captain America about his misguided opinion in CIVIL WAR #2. To cement what he felt to be right, Iron Man convinced fellow hero Spider-Man to unmask on national TV.

The Golden Avenger asked Emma Frost to join his side in CIVIL WAR #3, then set his team against Cap’s in battle. After Cap refused Tony’s offer of full amnesty if he’d stand down, the two former friends went hand-to-hand themselves. Thor—or something that claimed to be Thor—arrived in CIVIL WAR #4 to fight on Iron Man’s side, a cataclysmic battle which resulted in the death of Goliath. Subsequently, more heroes turned to Captain America’s view of things.

Spider-Man turned on Iron Man in CIVIL WAR #5 after the web-slinger disagreed with Stark’s Negative Zone prison for heroes who opposed him and the Act. Stark placed Daredevil in the prison after Spidey’s escape, and then explained to the entire country his plans for an Avengers Initiative in every state.

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Ares is dead, torn in half at the hands of the Sentry. But what is worse than death for the God of War?

COVER BY: Marko Djurdjevic

WRITER: Michael Avon Oeming
PENCILS: Stephen Segovia

THE STORY:
Ares is dead, torn in half at the hands of the Sentry. But what is worse than death for the God of War? Being enlisted into the army of the Chaos King! The Chaos War has its beginnings in Ares’ first miniseries, now see their fates come full circle as the two greatest forces of destruction battle one last time for the soul of the Pantheons. Ares defeated the Chaos King once before, but now he is dead and armed only with his love for his lost son. How can he stop the living oblivion Chaos King has become, even with the help of Zeus and Hera? And at what price comes defeat?
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IN STORES: December 08, 2010

 

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The heroes and villains who made the most indelible mark on Marvel's epic event

Every week, a secret cabal of Marvel staffers gathers to discuss the best of the best when it comes to the House of Ideas.

It’s the event that brought down a Dark Reign and ushered in a new Heroic Age, and now you can own SIEGE in its entirety with the gorgeous hardcover collection, on-sale this week.

Now, with a couple months perspective, the Secret Cabal takes a look back at Siege and analyzes which of the prime players made the biggest impact in the epic saga.

For each character you get the quick rundown as well as a special spotlight comic courtesy of Marvel Digital Comics Unlimited.

As always, these picks reflect the personal choices of the Secret Cabal, not the official opinion of Marvel or Marvel.com, and can be considered subjective at best. Enjoy!

 

 

10. VOLSTAGG
First Appearance: JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY #119 (1965)
Learn More About Him…here
Why He Makes the List: A patsy in the large-scale game of chess being played by Loki and Norman Osborn, Volstagg unwittingly set off the events of Siege by attempting to be a hero and accidentally allowed the U-Foes to cause a major disaster instead. You have to admire the big guy’s moral compass, though, as he turned himself over the authorities immediately, and you won’t find many more satisfying moments than the Voluminous One putting a halt to Osborn’s attempted flight from the scene of the crime.
Spotlight Comic: THOR #4 (2007)-The Warriors Three reborn!

 

9. IRON MAN
First Appearance: TALES OF SUSPENSE #39 (1963)
Learn More About Him…here
Why He Makes the List: Tony Stark found himself on the sidelines for most of Siege, still recovering from the drastic brain surgery that kept the world’s most important secrets safe from Norman Osborn, but thanks to a cross-country baton toss from Jarvis to Steve Rogers, Iron Man entered the fray for the finale. Shellhead’s presence proved key as he brought down a S.H.I.E.L.D. Helicarrier to halt The Sentry’s crazed rampage and also got some satisfying personal payback in on the Iron Patriot.
Spotlight Comic: INVINCIBLE IRON MAN #14-Tony Stark continues his fugitive flight from Norman Osborn and H.A.M.M.E.R.!

 

8. THE HOOD
First Appearance: THE HOOD #1 (2002)
Learn More About Him…here
Why He Makes the List: After reaping the benefits of being in the right place at the right time with the right plan following Civil War and into Dark Reign, Parker Robbins bet on the wrong horse and lost big when Norman Osborn put all his eggs in the doomed Siege basket. Stripped of his new powers when Loki took back the norn stones in a bid to save Asgard, The Hood abandoned the army he had guided with only Madame Masque at his side. In the end, not even the power of Count Nefaria proved up to protecting Parker from the justice he had so long eluded at the New Avengers’ hands.
Spotlight Comic: NEW AVENGERS #52-The Hood seeks to boost his powers to the next level!

 

7. MARIA HILL
First Appearance: NEW AVENGERS #4 (2005)
Learn More About Her…here
Why She Makes the List: What a difference a few crises make. Leading up to and during Civil War, Maria Hill made herself few friends in the super hero community with her heavy-handed rule of S.H.I.E.L.D. and lack of patience for folks like the Avengers. After seeing her livelihood slip away thanks to Norman Osborn, however, Hill applied her toughness and quick wits to aiding Tony Stark as he sought to preserve the world’s be interests. During Siege, armed with a big ol’ weapon and impressive guts, Maria leapt into battle to defend many of those she once condemned, probably saving Thor’s life in the process. The former S.H.I.E.L.D. head’s hard work did not go unnoticed as her one-time detractor Steve Rogers personally selected her to keep the Avengers in line moving forward.
Spotlight Comic: INVINCIBLE IRON MAN #12-Maria Hill: alone against The Controller!

 

6. ARES
First Appearance: THOR #129 (1966)
Learn More About Him…here
Why He Makes the List: Amongst Norman Osborn’s Dark Avengers and other varied associates and lackeys, only Ares had the backbone to stand up and declare Siege to be a bad idea. Admirably and unfortunately for the God of War, his code of honor demanded he continue to pledge loyalty to a general he no longer believed in. Despite his misgivings, Ares would remain on the front lines during the campaign against Asgard, yet at the pivotal moment, he allowed his inner nobility to trump all other considerations and fought for his immortal brothers-in-arms; it didn’t work out so well for the Olympian, but at least he left behind a shining example for his son, Phobos of the Secret Warriors.
Spotlight Comic: DARK AVENGERS #9-When Ares learns where his son has been spending his time, he goes after Nick Fury with godly rage!

 

5. LOKI
First Appearance: VENUS #6 (1949)
Learn More About Him…here
Why He Makes the List: The God of Mischief isn’t one used to being surprised or having his carefully-laid plans explode so spectacularly as they did in Siege, but when chaos is your stock in trade, perhaps these are things one should expect. Loki’s manipulation of everybody from Balder to Norman Osborn to set in place the pieces he needed to bring about Asgard’s fall was inspired, but like so many others, the trickster underestimated the heroic nature of Steve Rogers and his allies as well as The Sentry’s instability. In the end, Loki fought his nature as best he could and went out at least close to a hero, but it’s hard to forget he created the problem to begin with.
Spotlight Comic: THOR #12 (2008)-Loki weaves a plot across centuries to ensnare his hated brother Thor!

 

4. NORMAN OSBORN
First Appearance: AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #14 (1964)
Learn More About Him…here
Why He Makes the List: After a year of unlikely but unquestioned dominance over the Marvel Universe, Norman Osborn finally reached too far with Siege and saw his Dark Reign unravel. Falling victim to Loki’s machinations, the erstwhile Iron Patriot invaded Asgard against the wishes of a government he had been able to keep in the dark and put everything he had amassed on the line in one dangerous gambit. To his credit, Norman’s plan seemed sound as ever, bringing incredible force to bear in a campaign that if successful would have cemented his legend once and for all, but not factoring in wild cards like The Sentry and his own failing mental stability proved the former Green Goblin’s undoing.
Spotlight Comic: DARK AVENGERS #10-Norman Osborn begins to lose his grasp on reality!

 

3. THOR
First Appearance: JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY #83 (1962)
Learn More About Him…here
Why He Makes the List: Siege hit nobody harder than Thor, as he saw his home destroyed, his people laid waste to, and even what little family he had left ripped away from him. Before aid arrived, the Thunder God faced Norman Osborn’s Dark Avengers and the corrupted Initiative by his lonesome, fighting valiantly but barely clinging to even his godly existence. As the battle accelerated, Thor gained the back-up of his Avengers allies, but also watched as his twisted mirror image, Ragnarok, tore through what he held dear. In spite of the tragedy all around him and even after being forced to land the killing blow on a man he called friend in The Sentry, Thor persevered and demonstrated once more why he is among the most noble warriors on Asgard or Earth.
Spotlight Comic: THOR #601-The Thunder God tries to cope with exile from Asgard!

 

2. STEVE ROGERS
First Appearance: CAPTAIN AMERICA COMICS #1 (1941)
Learn More About Him…here
Why He Makes the List: Barely back from “the dead” more than a few hours and the original Captain America leapt into action to accomplish what his allies had been unable to in the year prior: ending Norman Osborn’s Dark Reign once and for all. Galvanizing the Avengers and every other hero handy into an army capable of saving gods themselves, Steve Rogers proved the inspirational leader the Marvel Universe had been so badly missing. Not much feels better than the pivotal moment when Captain America’s mighty shield flies in slow motion towards the doomed dome of the Iron Patriot’s helmet. At the end of the day, after all the tragedy of Siege, Steve Rogers makes us believe things can be ok once more.
Spotlight Comic: CAPTAIN AMERICA: REBORN #1-Steve Rogers battles his way through the timestream!

 

1. THE SENTRY
First Appearance: SENTRY #1 (2000)
Learn More About Him…here
Why He Makes the List: Siege may not have started out as The Sentry’s story, but by its conclusion, Robert Reynolds’ heartbreaking journey and the culmination of years of turmoil certainly took center stage. While Norman Osborn may have thought he had the ultimate weapon on his side, instead he brought a broken man struggling to contain a ruthless god into a powderkeg. The loss of his beloved wife, Lindy, removed what little measure of control Reynolds had left over his evil half and unleashed The Void in all his fury. It began with the slaughter of Ares, continued with the destruction of Asgard and ended with the Avengers and allies being forced to take down a man they once called friend. If there’s a golden lining to The Sentry’s sacrifice, it’s that the champions of the Marvel Universe are more dedicated than ever to building a truly Heroic Age.
Spotlight Comic: THE SENTRY #1 (2000)-Witness the beginning of the Sentry’s tragic tale!

 

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It all ends here

SIEGE #4 cover by Olivier Coipel

SIEGE #4
COVER BY: Olivier Coipel
WRITER: Brian Michael Bendis
PENCILS: Olivier Coipel
INKS: Mark Morales
COLORED BY: Laura Martin
LETTERED BY: Chris Eliopoulos

THE STORY:
THE MARVEL BLOCKBUSTER OF THE YEAR!! This double-sized finale brings the Dark Reign to a shattering conclusion and brings with it the bombastic new HEROIC AGE. Every single page of this book is a shocker: Lives are changed. Heroes fall. Deaths. Revenge. Villain comeuppance. And when the dust settles, who will be in charge of the Marvel Universe?? You will find out here and only here. This is the one they will be talking about. Cardstock Cover/Rated T …$3.99
IN STORES: May 12, 2010

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The writer of SIEGE discusses the third issue of the event that's rocking the Avengers' world in 2010!

An event seven years in the making has begun, with Norman Osborn and his Dark Avengers storming the gates of Asgard in SIEGE! Before the dust ultimately settles, loyalties will be tested, heroes and villains will fall and the Avengers will change forever!

Each month following the latest issue of SIEGE, writer Brian Michael Bendis will sit down with Marvel.com’s own Ben Morse to discuss the story’s latest twists and turns here in Siege Post-Game.

In SIEGE #3, Captain America and his forces entered the fray only to be joined by the Hood and his criminal cronies moments later, Thor battled the Sentry, Norman Osborn and H.A.M.M.E.R. got shut down and the Sentry unleashed his fury on Asgard. What’s next for Earth’s Mightiest Heroes? Bendis has the answers!

 

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