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Throughout its history of publications, Marvel Comics has produced many inter-company crossover stories combining characters from different series. The following is a list of crossover events involving superheroes and characters from other series.

Line-wide events

Secret Wars was the first modern Marvel event where a separate limited series was launched, with other tie-ins following it. After its release, Marvel started having annual crossover events where a mini-series was established for the event, which impacted most Marvel comic books.

Event Date Type Developments
Secret Wars May 1984 – April 1985 Event The Beyonder kidnaps selected heroes and villains of Earth to battle on a planet of his creation.
Secret Wars II July 1985 – March 1986 Event The Beyonder heads to Earth in a bid to understand humanity, creating a human form for himself in the process.


The Infinity Trilogy is a three-event arc about the Infinity Gems. Part 2 (Infinity War) and Part 3 (Infinity Crusade) deal with the fallout of the Infinity Gauntlet: the creation of separate parts of cosmic hero Adam Warlock, Goddess, and Magus.

Event Date Type Developments
The Infinity Gauntlet May–December 1991 Event Thanos uses the power of the Infinity Gems to become Supreme Being in an effort to win the heart of Mistress Death.[1]
The Infinity War June–November 1992 Event Magus, Adam Warlock's "Evil Side", creates evil doppelgangers of Earth's heroes to gain ultimate power.
The Infinity Crusade June–November 1993 Event Goddess, Adam Warlock's "Good Side", recruits an army of heroes to fight her holy war.


Event Date Type Developments
House of M August–December 2005 Event The Scarlet Witch creates a world where mutants are in charge and humans are second-class citizens.[2]
Civil War May 2006 – February 2007 Event Heroes are divided when the U.S. government passes the Super-human Registration Act, forcing the heroes to either reveal their identities or become wanted fugitives.[3]
  • Initiative: With Captain America dead, the world moves on. The United States government approves the creation of a unified hero program, the Fifty States Initiative.
World War Hulk May–October 2007 Event Following his exile into space (New Avengers Illuminati One-Shot, 2006),[4] The Hulk returns to Earth to exact revenge on those responsible.[5]
  • World War Hulk: Aftersmash: The events following World War Hulk.
Secret Invasion April–December 2008 Event The remnants of the Skrull Empire have been infiltrating Earth for years, and their plans to take the world for themselves are put in motion. The New Avengers, Mighty Avengers and Thunderbolts must unite to stop them.
  • Dark Reign: After killing the Skrull Queen, Norman Osborn is lauded as a hero for stopping the invasion, and is given the reins of a newly created HAMMER. He also creates his own hero team, the Dark Avengers.


Event Date Type Developments
Siege January–May 2010 Event In the wake of Dark Reign, Osborn attempts to invade Asgard, one of the last strongholds still yet to be controlled by HAMMER.
  • Heroic Age: In the aftermath of Siege, the Marvel Universe is more united than ever, with Captain America taking the post previously held by Norman Osborn.
Shadowland July–December 2010 Event A prison–temple is constructed on the ruins of a Hell's Kitchen building, destroyed (along with numerous lives) by Bullseye during the Dark Reign event. Murdock returns to Hell's Kitchen from Japan and seeks to utilise the Hand as a force for justice; however, Murdock is not the same person anymore.
Fear Itself April–November 2011 Event The Asgardian god of fear is sowing fear and doubt among Marvel's superheroes to use it against them.
  • Shattered Heroes: This event shows the ways that many superheroes continue their lives and battle new threats soon after the attack of the Serpent and his Worthy, as well as how their actions during the attack affect them now.
Avengers vs. X-Men March–October 2012 Event Preceded by mini series Avengers: X-Sanction, with the return of Cable to the main Marvel Universe. Nova (Sam Alexander) alerts Earth about the coming of the Phoenix Force to Earth. The Avengers believe that the cosmic entity will destroy mankind, but the Uncanny X-Men believe it will restore mutantkind after the Decimation. A war then breaks out between both groups to decide the role of Hope Summers and mutantkind. At the climax of the story, Professor X is killed.
  • Marvel NOW!: A number of relaunches follows Avengers vs. X-Men, and each were branded under the name "Marvel NOW!".
Infinity August–November 2013 Event While the Avengers are in space to combat the Builders, Thanos attacks a now-vulnerable Earth.
AXIS October–December 2014 Event Following Uncanny Avengers, the Red Skull uses the world's greatest telepath to broadcast hate.
Secret Wars May 2015 – January 2016 Event Preceded by the Time Runs Out concurrent arcs in Avengers and New Avengers. The main mini series was originally solicited with 8 issues (plus a Free Comic Book Day issue #0), but later extended with a ninth extra issue.

A series of Incursions between realities collides the main Marvel Universe with the Ultimate Marvel Universe, destroying both. Pieces of the two universes (called domains) are combined with other post collision universes creating the "Battleworld", where many past Marvel events are revisited in the domains. These past events include: Iron Man: Armor Wars, Incredible Hulk: Planet Hulk, Incredible Hulk: Future Imperfect, Infinity Gauntlet, X-Men: Age of Apocalypse, Civil War, Wolverine: Old Man Logan, X-Men: Inferno, Marvel Zombies, Age of Ultron, X-Men: Days of Future Past, Avengers: The Korvac Saga, House of M, The Amazing Spider-Man: Spider Island, The Amazing Spider-Man: Spider-Verse, X-Tinction Agenda, X-Men: Mutant Massacre, Marvel 1602, E Is for Extinction, Marvel 2099, Siege, One More Day, Killraven, New Warriors Forever Yesterday, Weirdworld, Avengers vs. X-Men (a Skottie Young version) and a return to the stories of the 1990s X-Men cartoon with X-Men '92.

Civil War II May–December 2016 Event Preceded by Road to Civil War II. The sequel to the 2006 crossover. A new Inhuman with precognitive powers draws the attention of the superhero community. Marvel heroes are divided about the best way to use his powers: a faction led by Captain Marvel wishes to profile future crimes and attacks before they occur, and another, siding with Iron Man, believes that punishment cannot come before the crime.
  • Marvel NOW 2.0: In the aftermath of Civil War II, the Marvel Universe explodes with new heroes, new villains, new teams, and more.
Inhumans vs X-Men November 2016 – March 2017 Event After the Death of X event and the dispersal of the Terrigen mists over the Earth’s atmosphere, tensions between mutants and Inhumans reach an all-time high as Beast and Iso travel the world to learn a desperate truth and both species fight for survival.
  • ResurrXion: In the fallout of the Inhuman–mutant war, the X-Men and Inhuman lines are relaunched with two one-shot issues entitled X-Men: Prime and Inhuman: Prime, which pick up directly after Inhumans vs. X-Men. The standalone issues set the stage for the X-Men's and Inhumans' status quo, and introduce the new teams that are part of the line, primarily Jean Grey, Iceman, Cable, Weapon X, Generation X, X-Men Blue, X-Men Gold, Royals, Black Bolt and Secret Warriors.
Secret Empire April–August 2017 Event The Marvel Universe is under siege from within! Due to the manipulations of The Red Skull, Captain America, secretly a true believer in the cause of Hydra, uses the trust and respect he has gained over the years to a position where he can enact Hydra's ideals against the Marvel Universe and it's up to all heroes to unite against one of the greatest challenges they have ever faced. The story is preceded by Steve Rogers: Captain America, an ongoing series where we learn about Steve's new history as a Hydra agent.
  • Generations: Once upon a time, a skinny kid from New York City picked up a shield and charged into battle... a prodigal son lifted a sacred hammer and proved himself worthy... and an arrogant genius forged an armor that would harness his true potential. And together, they became Earth's Mightiest Heroes. Today, that heroic legacy lives on in the next generation of heroes–and it will be put to the test as the Marvel Universe's greatest champions unite and charge headlong into tomorrow! The series involves 10 self-contained one-shots, all of which take place in between Secret Empire #10 and Secret Empire Omega #1.
  • Marvel Legacy: Following the conclusion of the storyline, the initiative will bring a greater focus to Marvel's core superheroes, unlike recent relaunches which gave prominence to newer and younger heroes. The relaunch will begin in late 2017 with the release of a one-shot titled Marvel Legacy #1. Marvel comic series are expected to revert to their classic cumulative numbering system. The series having a Legacy numbering are Amazing Spider-Man, Avengers, Black Panther, Cable, Captain America, Captain Marvel, Daredevil, Despicable Deadpool, Doctor Strange, Falcon, Generation X, Guardians of the Galaxy, Incredible Hulk, Invincible Iron Man, Iron Fist, Luke Cage, The Mighty Thor, Peter Parker: The Spectacular Spider-Man, Punisher and Spider-Man. Marvel is also reviving six cancelled comic book series along with their classic numbering as special one-shots: Darkhawk, Dazzler, Master of Kung Fu, Not Brand Echh, Power Pack and Silver Sable and the Wild Pack.
Infinity Wars August–December 2018 Event Following Infinity Countdown the search for the Infinity Stones leads to cosmic madness like never before. A new enemy going by the name Requiem is searching for the Infinity Stones and no one is prepared to its true identity.
  • Infinity Warps: spinning-out from Infinity Wars #3, Requiem had gathered the Infinity Stones and uses them in a more creative fashion, to reduce the universe's lifeforms in half, however things don't go as she planned and only the reality around the heroes of Earth is warped and transported inside Soulworld where a cosmic entity dwelling at the heart of the Soul Gem named Devondra is waiting to feed.
War of the Realms April–July 2019 Event Thor and the heroes of the Marvel Universe must unite to stop the twisted Dark Elf Malekith and his evil armies from conquering Earth from across the Ten Realms.


Event Date Type Developments
Empyre July–September 2020 Event The return of the Celestial Messiah to the Blue Area of the Moon sets off a new chapter in the Kree/Skrull War, only this time, it's a Kree/Skrull Alliance aimed directly at Earth. As this dire threat from the stars draws closer and closer, only the Earth's heroes stand in their way.
King in Black December 2020 – April 2021 Event The sequel to Absolute Carnage. Knull, the god and creator of the symbiotes, comes to Earth with a horde of symbiotes. Barely reeling from a Cotati invasion in Empyre, the Avengers, Fantastic Four, Venom and other Marvel heroes join forces to resist the alien army.
Heroes Reborn May–June 2021 Event Something strange has happened to the Marvel Universe. Welcome to a world where the Avengers never were! Heroes and Villains are now mashed together and the world is protected by the Squadron Supreme of America. What happened? And why is it only Blade remembers the world that was before?
Devil's Reign December 2021 – May 2022 Event Wilson Fisk goes from Kingpin to mayor of New York City, and brings his full criminal and political power to bear on the super heroes who live in it. The man who once destroyed Daredevil has set his sights on The Fantastic Four, Iron Man, Captain America, Spider-Man, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and more. And since it's Fisk, once he takes them all down, you know he's going to sign it. CROSSBONES! TASKMASTER! TYPHOID MARY! SHOCKER! WHIPLASH! RHINO! KRAVEN!

Fisk has an army of super villains at his command.

Judgment Day July–November 2022 Event The Avengers are caught in a conflict between the X-Men and the Eternals while the Primordial Celestial known as the Progenitor decides to judge humanity for their selfish deeds.
Blood Hunt May–July 2024 Event The rise of the Vampire Nation united by a single vision for the first time in millennia.

Major events/storylines


Event Date Type Developments
Sub-Mariner's Quest for Krang 1966 Crossover Krang wages war and Dorma leaves with him in order to save Namor, not knowing the reason he declares Dorma a traitor and goes after her, battling Iron Man along the way. The story started in the pages of Tales to Astonish #79–87, and ended up being referenced in the pages of Avengers. The Namor vs Iron Man story was told in Tales of Suspense #79–80, and finishes inTales to Astonish #82, the first time a story had begun and finished in two different titles.
Daredevil–Dr Doom Swap 1968 Crossover Involved Daredevil, the Fantastic Four, Thor, Spider-Man.
Terrible Trio 1969 Crossover A plot by Egghead, The Thinker, and Puppet Master to take over the world.
Formation of the Defenders 1969–1970 Crossover The future Defenders stop a plot by the Undying Ones. Barbara Norriss, future alter ego of the Valkyrie, also appears.[6]


Event Date Type Developments
Mr. Kline War 1971–1972 Crossover A plot by Mister Kline.
Thanos War 1973–1974 Crossover Captain Marvel's attempts to thwart Thanos’ mad plot to achieve supremacy with the Cosmic Cube.
They Who Wield Power 1974–1979 Crossover Tyrannus Keeper of the Flame, and Prince Rey use the Sacred Flame of Life in order to take over the world and gain Immortality.
The Private War of Doctor Doom 1976–1977 Crossover Doctor Doom conscripts the Avengers in his war with Attuma the Warlord.
Corporation 1977–1979 Crossover The corporation was a nationwide criminal and political manipulating organization. They used blackmail, kidnapping, murder, narcotic sales, and terrorism to gain money and power.


Event Date Type Developments
Marvel Super Hero Contest of Champions June–August 1982 Limited Series The Grandmaster and Death manipulate the heroes of Earth in a game to decide the fate of the Collector.[7]
The Evolutionary War September 1988 Crossover The High Evolutionary unleashes attacks all over the world to guide the way of human evolution.[8]
Saga of the Serpent Crown
Atlantis Attacks
1989 Crossover By the time the dinosaurs rolled up, Set started feeding off their life energies as they violently tore each other apart. Gaea decided to let the dinosaurs die so that mammals–the creatures with the most potential–could live. From his other dimensional plane, Set encouraged the dinosaurs to purposely attack the mammals until he merged a few together to take physical form once more upon the Earth.
The disembodied Ghaur baits Silver Surfer into restoring his physical form by hijacking Surfer's surfboard. After a brief battle, Ghaur escapes and flees to Earth, where he convinces Lemuria's ruler, Llyra, to form an alliance to summon Set back to Earth.
Inferno October 1988 – March 1989 Crossover Demons from Limbo invade earth, summoned by Madelyne Pryor. Resolution to long-standing X-books plots: the fate of Magik (Illyana Rasputin) and the revelations of Madelyne Pryor as a clone of Jean Grey.
Acts of Vengeance December 1989 – February 1990 Crossover Loki unites Doctor Doom, Magneto, Kingpin, Mandarin, Wizard, and Red Skull in a plot to use lesser enemies to defeat the superheroes that aren't their usual enemies.


Event Date Type Developments
Kings of Pain June 1991 Crossover The X-Force and the New Warriors joined forces to stop the terrorist organization A.I.M. and Genetech Corporation from resurrecting the powerful reality-altering mutant Proteus.
Return of the Defenders July 1992 Crossover The original non-team super hero team will come together to battle The Wild One.
Dead Man's Hand August–October 1992 Crossover After Kingpin's apparent death, many factions of New York's criminal underworld seek to seize control of the crime lord's vast empire and redistribute its spoils.
Rise of the Midnight Sons August–November 1992 Crossover Horror-based heroes of the Marvel Universe unite against Lilith. This launched the new series Ghost Rider/Blaze: Spirits of Vengeance, Morbius: The Living Vampire, Darkhold: Pages from the Book of Sins and the Nightstalkers.
MyS-TECH Wars March–June 1993 Crossover Mixing arcane magic and technology, secret organization Mys-Tech create a duplicate version of Earth called Unearth in a bid to take control of the planet while coordinating a demonic invasion. Earth's mightiest heroes (the Avengers, Fantastic Four and X-Men) join forces to repel the invasion and take the fight back to MyS-Tech. Crossover with Marvel UK Imprint books.
For Love Nor Money May–July 1993 Crossover Luke Cage, Terror and Silver Sable compete with each other in the quest of Vatsayana's Tryst, each looking for it for their own reasons.
Blood and Thunder November 1993 – February 1994 Crossover Thor's gone completely insane, and it will take the combined might of the Infinity Watch, Silver Surfer, and Thanos to subdue him.
Starblast January–April 1994 Crossover This crossover shows two concurrent storylines: the first one follows Quasar in outer space; the second one focuses on events on Earth.
Siege of Darkness December 1993 – January 1994 Crossover Sequel to the Rise of the Midnight Sons crossover.
Child's Play March–April 1994 Crossover Prompted by games and gambling aficionado Gamesmaster, the New Warriors and X-Force join forces in a power play against the Upstarts. Features the return of Karma to the X-books, after her departure back in New Mutants #54 (1987).
Hands of the Mandarin December 1994 – January 1995 Crossover Iron Man and War Machine team-up to stop The Mandarin
Over the Edge August–October 1995 Crossover Punisher is brainwashed to kill Nick Fury.
Onslaught Saga August 1996 – October 1998 Event The seed was planted when Xavier mind-wiped Magneto during Fatal Attractions, and he was born by the time warp of the Age of Apocalypse. Onslaught has arrived and defeating him results in the apparent "deaths" of many superheroes. (X-Men #53, June 1996, Onslaught: X-Men Special, August 1996, Onslaught: Marvel Universe, October 1996).[9] This leads to a relaunch of Fantastic Four, Iron Man, Captain America and Avengers.
  • Heroes Reborn Following the apparent deaths of the Avengers, the Fantastic Four, and Dr. Doom battling Onslaught, they were "reborn" and certain aspects of their earlier stories were expanded with the intent of telling their adventures anew for modern generations.
Flashback July 1997 One-Shots The Flashback Month was a publishing event in July 1997.
Siege of Wundagore September–October 1998 Crossover The High Evolutionary wants the scientific citadel on Wundagore Mountain back from Exodus and his Acolytes with the help of the Knights of Wundagore and the Heroes for Hire.
Eighth Day August–September 1999 Crossover Farallah, Cyttorak, Balthakk, Ikonn, Raggadorr, Watoomb, Valtorr, and Krakkan. Each of them created a totem which held a fraction of their vast power, and would transform the first human who touched into an exemplar, a living embodiment of that power.
Contest of Champions II September–November 1999 Limited Series The greatest heroes of the Marvel Universe go to war, with each other, in this all-new super slugfest! From deep space comes the Coiterie, a group of intergalactic samaritans who come to Earth seeking its most powerful champion, through all-out combat! But what could possibly make our heroes compete against one another? How about this: the victor receives a miraculous wish of their choice! In other words, the winner could once and for all save mankind! But as Wolverine, Spider-Man, the Thing, Rogue, Thor, Hulk and a legion of heroes are culled from the Avengers, Fantastic Four and the X-Men, the participants begin to wonder: could their alien hosts really have a more sinister agenda?! They better figure it out soon, before they take each other out!


Event Date Type Developments
Maximum Security November 2000 – January 2001 Event Fed up with Earth's interference in intergalactic affairs, the starfaring alien community quarantines the Sol System and turns Earth into a prison for the universe's worst criminals.
Infinity Abyss August–October 2002 Limited Series Mad partial-clones of Thanos try to destroy the universe.
The End 2002–2007, 2009–2010, 2020 One-Shots and Limited Series The End is a series of comic book series depicting various interpretations of the end of the Marvel Universe.
Secret War April 2004 – December 2005 Limited Series In 2003, Nick Fury, Director of the international security force S.H.I.E.L.D., uncovers a secret plot by Latverian Prime Minister Lucia von Bardas to fund a group of B-list supervillains with advanced technology. Fury recruits Captain America, Spider-Man, Daredevil, Black Widow, Luke Cage, Wolverine, and superhuman S.H.I.E.L.D. agent Daisy Johnson in a private attempt to covertly overthrow Latveria.
Enemy of the State December 2004 – April 2005 Crossover Wolverine vowed to dismantle HYDRA and the Hand for what they did to him and for what they made him do while the New Thunderbolts and Invaders are caught in the middle of a HYDRA civil war.
Wild Kingdom November–December 2005 Crossover Strange mutated animals reported roaming wild near Wakanda. The X-Men join forces with Black Panther to investigate.
Captain Universe January 2006 Crossover Five Marvel heroes are selected by the Enigma Force to become Captain Universe
Annihilation May 2006 – March 2007 Event Silver Surfer, Super-Skrull, Nova, and Ronan face the Annihilation Wave, led by Annihilus of the Negative Zone (Fantastic Four's enemy). Continues into Annihilation: Conquest.
Silent War March–August 2007 Limited Series After Son of M, Quicksilver stole the Terrigen Crystal from the Inhumans and now Black Bolt declares war on humanity.
Mystic Arcana August 2007–January 2008 EventOne–Shots Each story in each book focuses on a different magic character
Annihilation: Conquest January–April 2008 Event After the devastation of the wake of the Annihilation Wave, Nova, Star Lord, Wraith, and a new Quasar (Phyla-Vell) lead a group of cosmic heroes against the Phalanx, who threaten to conquer and annihilate all of Kree space.
War of Kings January–August 2009 Event Vulcan is rapidly expanding the Shi'ar Empire, while Black Bolt and the Inhumans become leaders of the Kree empire following the events of "Secret Invasion", and a cosmic war begins, drawing in Nova, Darkhawk, the Starjammers, and the Guardians of the Galaxy.
Magnum Opus April–May 2009 Crossover Part of Dark Reign
Dark Reign: The List September–November 2009 One-Shots Part of the Dark Reigns saga. Norman Osborn made a "to do list", planning to kill or neutralize heroes that pose threats to his political power.
Realm of Kings November 2009 – March 2010 Crossover The follow-up to War of Kings. When Black Bolt and Vulcan were apparently killed in a massive explosion during the War of Kings, the great eruption of energy ripped a giant hole in the fabric of space and time, creating what is now known as the "'Fault'".
Fall of the Hulks December 2009 – May 2010 Event The smartest minds in the Marvel Universe are being captured by a group known only as the Intelligencia which is a collection of some of the smartest supervillains in the Marvel canon.


Event Date Type Developments
World War Hulks April–August 2010 Crossover The follow-up to Fall of the Hulks. The plan of the Intelligencia is put in action plus the identities of the Red Hulk and Red She–Hulk are finally revealed.
The Thanos Imperative May 2010 – January 2011 Crossover The Realm of Kings follow-up.
Punishment July–September 2010 Crossover A monstrous Punisher sought revenge on Daken after the events of Dark Reign.
Chaos War October–December 2010 Event The Chaos King Amatsu–Mikaboshi, the living embodiment of the void before time and space began, has chosen to annihilate all reality and to return the Marvel Universe back to its state of primordial darkness, thus launching a massive assault on Earth to wipe out all of existence with an army of thousands of alien deities at his back. This forces the remaining heroes, gods and cosmic beings, rallied by a restored Hercules, to join forces in a last desperate effort to stop him.
Escape from the Negative Zone March–May 2011 Crossover Steve Rogers help Cyclops, Hope, Doctor Nemesis and Namor escape from the Negative Zone after being stranded there while trying to find a new means of entry to Limbo.
Exiled May 2012 Crossover After the events of Fear Itself, the New Mutants have further entwined their destiny with Asgard. As a forgotten hero more powerful than Thor himself returns, the team must brace themselves for matters that will pit member against member.
Inhumanity December 2013 – January 2014 Event The Marvel Universe must deal with the consequences of Infinity as brand new Inhumans are created due to Black Bolt releasing the Terrigen Mists on a global scale.
Revolutionary War January–March 2014 Crossover The UK's greatest heroes come together to face a threat that could destroy the world.
The Trial of Jean Grey January–March 2014 Crossover The Guardians of the Galaxy and the All-New X-Men must team up to save Jean Grey after her capture and trial by the Shi'ar empire for her supposed crimes as the Phoenix.
Death of Wolverine September–October 2014 Event Without the aid of his healing factor, Wolverine fights a losing battle to the death as he looks back on his life. The mini series is preceded by Three Months to Die.
The Black Vortex February–April 2015 Crossover Star–Lord and Kitty Pryde have stolen the ancient Black Vortex, which offers cosmic power to anyone who peers within. Peter's father, the deposed emperor Mister Knife, wants it–and so does the son of Thanos. Could this dark mirror deliver unto Thane the Mad Titan's full legacy? To keep their prize safe from mounting threats, Peter and Kitty will need all their allies–including Captain Marvel, Nova and the time–torn original X-Men.
Monsters Unleashed January–March 2017 Event Monstrous behemoths threaten to destroy every corner of the Marvel Universe and its all hands on deck with the Avengers, Champions, Guardians, X-Men and the Inhumans to prevent this monstrous invasion. The storyline will be self contained in a five standalone special issue series but several monthly titles will tie-in with it with each issue gaining the suffix .MU attached much like what was done during the Age of Ultron and Inhumanity.
Weapons of Mutant Destruction June–August 2017 Crossover The mysterious director of the Weapon X Program has a very specific mission in mind and it involves the Hulk. Amadeus Cho teams up with the team led by Old Man Logan to fight the new incarnation of the Weapon X Program exterminating mutants. The event began with the Weapons of Mutant Destruction: Alpha issue and continued in the books Totally Awesome Hulk and Weapon X.
Damnation February–April 2018 Event In a follow-up of Secret Empire, Doctor Strange uses his magic to restore the lives that were lost during Hydra's attack on Las Vegas, but it attracts the attention of Mephisto and other demons.[10] While the main story occurs in the four issues limited series of the same name, issues of Ben Reilly: Scarlet Spider, Doctor Strange, Iron Fist, and Johnny Blaze: Ghost Rider will tie-in with the storyline.
Infinity Countdown March–July 2018 Event This storyline depicts the Ultron/Hank Pym going after the Infinity Gems that were recreated when the Multiverse was restored. To be Continued in Infinity Wars
Hunt for Wolverine April–August 2018 Crossover The follow up of Infinity Countdown which will reveal the timeline of events that leads to Wolverine's shocking return to the Marvel Universe. Beginning with a one-shot, it will then spin out into four stories, each with a different genre bent: the action–adventure Adamantium Agenda, the horror story Claws of the Killer, the dark romance Mystery in Madripoor and the noir/detective tale Weapon Lost and conclude with Hunt for Wolverine: Dead Ends #1.
Secret Warps July 2019 One-Shots Spinning-out of Infinity Wars and Infinity Warps, the Soul Stone developed a Multiverse of its own, and our warped heroes must save their reality before it is erased from existence!
Acts of Evil July–September 2019 One-Shots A series of annuals featuring heroes of the Marvel Universe taking on villains that they have never taken on before.
Annihilation Scourge November–December 2019 Crossover The Negative Zone comes under the attack of a monstrous army, forcing the Negative Zone's two rulers, Annihilus and Blastaar, to work together to try to hold back a tide of almost–unbeatable monsters; but they're soon forced to retreat back to Annihilus' homeworld as they realize the attack is a launchpad for an invasion of the real world.


Event Date Type Developments
Iron Man 2020 January–August 2020 Event Several robots that gained sentience are asking for their own rights, but no human is interested, especially Arno Stark. So when Mark One–the revived Tony Stark through artificial intelligence in an artificial construct–has decided to declare a revolution, it leads into a war between robots and humans.
Infinite Destinies June–September 2021 Crossover Marvel heroes prevent the Infinity Stones from falling on the wrong hands told in a series of annuals.
  • Infinity Score: The conclusion of the story in as arc of Black Cat.
United States of Captain America June–October 2021 Limited Series Steve Rogers and Sam Wilson set out to find the thief who stole Captain America's shield and to protect the Captains Network.
Last Annihilation July–September 2021 Crossover The Guardians of the Galaxy, Emperor Hulkling and Wiccan, helped by Storm and the mutant team S.W.O.R.D., face off Dormammu, who has bonded himself with Ego the Living Planet.
Darkhold September 2021 Crossover Scarlet Witch gathers the Marvel Universe's greatest heroes to unleash their inner darkness in order to defeat the elder god Chthon who has found the Book of the Damned
Death of Doctor Strange September–January 2021 Event Doctor Strange is killed, can the heroes of Marvel Universe solve the case by find the killer and save the world without the Sorcerer Supreme.
Reckoning War February–July 2022 Event FIFTEEN YEARS IN THE MAKING–AND IT ALL KICKS OFF HERE! In a time before the Kree, Skrull or Shi'ar Empires. Before the emergence of Galactus. Before the birth of Asgard. There was the First War. The greatest war to ever rage across the Multiverse. Today, it is reignited. This is the Day of Reckoning. And all that stands between all of reality and revenge from the dawn of time are the heroes of Earth, the Fantastic Four and the mind of Mister Fantastic. Starring the FF, She–Hulk, Jack of Hearts, the Unseen, the Silver Surfer and everyone in the whole damn Marvel Universe
Banner of War April–June 2022 Crossover Five-part crossover showdown between the Thor and Hulk, celebrating the 60th anniversary of both characters.
Dark Web November 2022 – February 2023 Crossover Spider-Man and the X-Men joining forces against Ben Reilly and Madelyne Pryor as the two wronged clones are teaming up as Chasm and Goblin Queen to raise hell across the Marvel Universe.
Contest of Chaos August–September 2023 Crossover A rejuvenated Agatha Harkness' quest to bring Chaos magic pits the heroes of Marvel Universe in a mystically-charged challenge.
Weapons of Vengeance August 2023 Crossover Wolverine and Ghost Rider investigate the possibility of a new Weapons Plus program—one that experiments and specializes in the arsenal of Hell.
Infinity Watch June–September 2024 Crossover Thanos' renewed quest to hunt down the Infinity Stones after learning they were bonded to their bearer.
Venom War August–November 2024 Event The fateful confrontation between the Eddie Brock and his son realizing only one of them can be Venom after going on separate journeys.

Avengers crossovers/storylines


Event Date Type Developments
Kree–Skrull War June 1971 – March 1972 Crossover Earth is caught up in the war between Kree and Skrulls. Involves Avengers, Fantastic Four, Captain Marvel and the Inhumans.
Avengers/Defenders War September–December 1973 Crossover A plot by Loki and Dormammu. Most of Marvel's heroes featured in the last chapter.
The Korvac Saga January–November 1978 Crossover The Avengers and the Guardians of the Galaxy face–off against Korvac.


Event Date Type Developments
Lost in Space–Time February–September 1987 Story Series The West Coast Avengers have to deal with time travel.


Event Date Type Developments
Operation: Galactic Storm March–May 1992 Crossover The Avengers become involved in a war between the Kree and the Shi'ar.[11][12]
Bloodties November–December 1993 Crossover In the fallout from Charles Xavier's mindwipe of Magneto in Fatal Attractions, Exodus kidnaps Luna, Magneto's grandchild and Quicksilver's daughter, and takes her to Genosha.


Event Date Type Developments
Nefaria Protocols June–November 2000 Crossover The Thunderbolts and the Avengers stand side by side against Count Nefaria, master of ionic energy! But before they can confront the Count, they'll have to deal with their own ion–empowered teammates, Atlas and Wonder Man, both of whom have fallen under Nefaria's thrall and now act as his henchmen.
Kang Dynasty June 2001 – July 2002 Story Series The Planet Earth have been conquered Kang the Conqueror with his son Marcus A.K.A Scarlet Centurion. Although Kang is temporarily successful, the first villain in Marvel Comics to physically take over the world, he is opposed and eventually defeated by the Avengers.
Celestial Quest November 2001 – June 2002 Limited Series Journey with a select group of Earth's Mightiest Heroes as they embark on a quest of cosmic proportions! When the Celestial Madonna known as Mantis sends out a space–spanning SOS that's received by the Vision, the Avengers' resident android gathers an elite squad of heroes–including Thor, Scarlet Witch and Silverclaw–to come to her rescue. But what happens when the big bad gunning for Mantis turns out to be the nigh–omnipotent (and Death's main squeeze) Thanos of Titan?
Avengers Disassembled September 2004 – January 2005 Crossover Scarlet Witch uses her powers to attack the Avengers physically and psychologically, resulting in the death of Vision, Ant-Man (Scott Lang) and Hawkeye (Clint Barton) and the Avengers disbanding, setting the stage for the franchise being relaunched as New Avengers.[13] Meanwhile, Thor brings about the end of Asgard.[14] Leads to a cancellation and relaunch of Avengers titles. Sequels to it are "House of M" and "Avengers: The Children's Crusade".
Sidekicks April 2005 Story Series After Avengers Disassembled a brand new team of teen sidekick version of The Avengers arise but involve Time travel.
Fallen Son: The Death of Captain America April 2007 – November 2008 Limited Series In the aftermath of Civil War, Captain America is taken into S.H.I.E.L.D and has been killed by a sniper's bullet, and now Marvel characters—including Wolverine, Avengers, Spider-Man, and Iron Man—reflect on his death and how his passing will change the Marvel Universe.


Event Date Type Developments
Avengers: The Children's Crusade July 2010 – March 2012 Limited Series Helmed by Allan Heinberg and Jimmy Cheung, the mini series leads to the return of Scarlet Witch, who is sought after by different parties, for their own interests: the Avengers, Young Avengers, Magneto and Doctor Doom.
Avengers: X-Sanction December 2011 – March 2012 Limited Series This is set up for Avengers vs. X-Men event.
Avengers Origins January 2012 One-Shots Marvel Comics presents the origins of the Avengers
End Times October–November 2012 Story Series After Avengers vs. X-Men, an Emergency Signal leads the Avengers to the Microverse, where they find a safe and sound Janet van Dyne (Wasp). Meanwhile, Daniel Drumm (Brother Voodoo) enacts his revenge for his brother's death.
Avengers Arena December 2012 – November 2013 Limited Series Part of the Marvel NOW!. Long-term Marvel villain, Arcade put 16 teenage heroes in a Battle Royale–style survival competition on a new, deadlier Murderworld.

Avengers Undercover : sequel and aftermath to the preceding storyline, showing what happened to the surviving teens from Murderworld. Part of the "All-New Marvel NOW!".

Age of Ultron March–June 2013 Event For years, Marvel Heroes feared that Hank Pym's artificial intelligence Ultron will one day return and exterminate everything. That day has come, and the fate of the world now rests in the hands of Wolverine and Invisible Woman.
The Enemy Within May–July 2013 Crossover Vicious echoes of the Avengers’ past are cropping up all over Manhattan... and a grounded Captain Marvel refuses to be left behind.Who is the sinister figure behind these incursions and what does it have to do with Carol Danvers’ mysterious condition?
Original Sin April–October 2014 Event The Watcher has been murdered. Now it is up to Marvel Universe heroes to find the killer. Many secrets hidden from heroes will be revealed that will have ramifications on many of them.
Time Runs Out September 2014 – April 2015 Crossover In September 2014 Avengers #34 and #35 time jump ahead by 8 months where it's said (via Bleeding Cool[15]): Time Runs Out sees everything Jonathan Hickman has been building towards comes to a close and will affect the entire Marvel company across the board, forcing them to do something the company has never done in its 75 years, rebooting the Marvel Universe. Though the series is restricted to the two titles, Avengers World will have a storyline called Before Time Runs Out to help catch up readers with how the events of Time Runs Out happened. The Time Runs Out event is a direct prelude to Secret Wars.
Ultron Forever April–May 2015 One-Shots A group of Avengers one-shots published in the Spring of 2015 and presented here in order of release these comics
Avengers: Rage of Ultron April 2015 One-Shot After the event of "Age of Ultron" the Avenger Defeat Ultron and never to be seen again. Or so they thought. Now, years later, the homicidal artificial intelligence–so long devoted to ending life on Earth–has found a new world to conquer, one with its own horrific legacy. When Titan, birthplace of Thanos, falls, Planet Ultron rises in its place! Thanos' brother Starfox must seek the aid of his former allies–but the Avengers he finds are radically different from the ones he once knew. Among them is Ultron's creator Giant-Man–and when Hank Pym confronts his now planet-sized "son," the responsibilities of fatherhood have never loomed so large. Rick Remender (UNCANNY AVENGERS) and Jerome Opeña (AVENGERS) unleash the full robotic rage of Ultron on Earth's Mightiest Heroes!
Avengers (2015) October 2015 One-Shot Series Release After Secret Wars event, this One-shot is part of All-New, All-Different Marvel that released the series: New Avengers Vol 4, Squadron Supreme vol 4, Uncanny Avengers Vol 3, A–Force Vol 2, Ultimates Vol 2, All-New, All-Different Avengers vol 1, Scalet Witch vol 2 and Vision vol 2.
Avengers: Standoff! March–April 2016 Stories Series To celebrate Captain America's 75th anniversary, the Avengers will find themselves in what looks like any other remote small town known as Pleasant Hill, only this gated community holds a dark and sinister secret–one that keeps its residents locked away behind its walls. Now, the time has come for its townsfolk to finally escape. As their revolt begins–why then are the Avengers trying to keep them inside?! And what does it have to do with S.H.I.E.L.D.? Even Earth's Mightiest Heroes won't be prepared for the truth behind Pleasant Hill. The event begins with a one-shot issue Avengers Standoff: Assault on Pleasant Hill Alpha (in February there will be a prelude called Avengers Standoff: Welcome to Pleasant Hill #1) and will continue through Avengers family titles.
Worlds Collide October–December 2017 Crossover Following the events of Generations comes the long-promised clash between the Avengers and the Champions. The countdown has started as the High Evolutionary, a twisted scientist determined to create a better world at all costs, sets the Earth on a collision course with destruction! The Avengers and the Champions are ready to meet this threat — but will their first cataclysmic clash deter them from Changing the World?
Avengers: No Surrender January–April 2018 Story Series When the Earth is taken by mysterious forces, the planet's only hope is the Avengers, Avengers Unity Division, the U.S.Avengers, and the mysterious Voyager, who claims to be an original member of the Avengers.
  • Fresh Start: The relaunch saw the return of Tony Stark, Steve Rogers, Logan, Odinson and Bruce Banner to their classic identities of Iron Man, Captain America, Wolverine, Thor and Hulk respectively. All those characters had been replaced by legacy heroes in recent times.

Avengers: No Road Home: The team that brought you AVENGERS: NO SURRENDER REUNITES for an all-new weekly AVENGERS adventure! Night has fallen across the universe. Now seven Avengers — and one new addition — journey forth to bring back the light. But when the threat they face has destroyed even the gods... will anyone make it home?

Avengers World Tour September–December 2018 Story Series After defeated Loki and the Celestials, earth's mightiest heroes have a new headquarter Avengers Mountain but dealing with an old friend
Avengers: Back To Basics March–May 2018 Limited Series Darkness is coming, and with it, a terrible and ancient danger. Can Earth's Mightiest Heroes avert Ragnarok, or will the servants of death prove triumphant?


Event Date Type Developments
Avengers Assemble November 2022 Event The biggest Avengers saga in Marvel history uniting Avengers, Avengers Forever, and Avengers of 1,000,000 B.C.
Tribulation Event May 2023 Event With Kang defeated by Myrrdin and his Twilight Court in Timeless, the Avengers regroup and prove themselves why they are the Earth's mightiest heroes while facing a new threat known as the Tribulation Events.

X-Men crossovers/storylines

As X-Men popularity grew in the 1980s, Marvel started doing crossovers between X-Men books, usually dubbed X-Overs.


Event Date Type Developments
The Dark Phoenix Saga January–October 1980 Story Arc Jean Grey, reborn as The Phoenix by a powerful cosmic force, is manipulated into evil by Mastermind and the Hellfire Club. The Phoenix Force becomes the Dark Phoenix and consumes the power of a star and destroys an entire solar system before sacrificing herself to save the universe from mass destruction.
Days of Future Past January–February 1981 Story Series The future is bleak for mutants as the mutant-killing machines known as Sentinels kill most of Earth's mutants and imprison the few remaining. This story marks the debut of Rachel Summers.
Mutant Massacre October 1986 – January 1987 Crossover Primarily involving the superhero teams the X-Men, X-Factor and the New Mutants. Power Pack, Thor, and Daredevil crossed over for an issue in their own comic books. The sewer dwelling mutant community of the Morlocks suffer multiple casualties in the hands of the Marauders, a mercenary team of murderous mutants.
Fall of the Mutants January–March 1988 Crossover This "thematic crossover" involved primarily the three X-Men titles (Uncanny X-Men, New Mutants and X-Factor). Unlike most crossovers, the storylines did not intertwine, but were instead linked thematically as each team underwent major ordeals and drastic changes in their status quo. The X-Men are slain in Dallas during a cataclysmic battle against the Adversary. Cypher dies battling the Ani–Mator. The X-Factor team battles Apocalypse and his Four Horsemen.
The Cross-Time Caper September 1989 – July 1990 Story Arc The Cross-Time Caper was a 12-issue story arc beginning in Excalibur #12 and ending in Excalibur #24 featuring the team's epic journey through incredible alternate dimensions.


Event Date Type Developments
Days of Future Present July 1990 Story Series In the possible future in Days of Future Past, the future overrun by sentinels but also by the mutant-hunter Ahab.
  • Tribute: A series of annual tributes to characters who have died over the years such as Jean Grey, Cypher, Destiny and Jenskot.
X-Tinction Agenda November 1990 – January 1991 Story Series The Genoshan government captures the New Mutants and the X-Men to trial them for their previous crimes against the island. After their escape, the X-Men and mutant allis overthrow the Genoshan government (Story arc begins in The Uncanny X-Men #270, November 1990).
Muir Island Saga July–September 1991 Story Series A five-part Marvel Comics crossover event involving the Uncanny X-Men and X-Factor, published in 1991 and written by Chris Claremont and Fabian Nicieza. Mutant psychic entity The Shadow King dominates Muir Island on the Atlantic Ocean and uses it as personal playground, with Xavier's son, Legion, as his host. Leads to the return of the Original Five to the X-Men and a change of teams.
X-Cutioner's Song November 1992 – February 1993 Story Series Stryfe arrives in the present to take vengeance against Cable & the X-Men by capturing his parents Cyclops and Jean Grey. Long-running 90s storyline of the X-books, the Legacy Virus is released during its epilogue. (Story arc begins in Uncanny X-Men #294, November 1992).
Fatal Attractions 1993 Story Series Magneto returns more powerful and determined than ever, ripping the adamantium from Wolverine's bones and enraging Professor X. Colossus defects to Magneto's side. (Story arc begins in X-Factor #92, July 1993).
Phalanx Covenant 1994 Story Series The Phalanx race attacks Earth. Generation X is founded in its aftermath.
Legion Quest 1994–1995 Story Series Legion travels back in time to kill Magneto, but accidentally kills his own father, Charles Xavier.
Age of Apocalypse 1995–1996 Event A dystopian alternative timeline in which Apocalypse rules the world is created after Legion inadvertently killed his own father. During the entirety of the event the regularly published X-Men comics were replaced by new X-Men related mini series, focusing on various teams and individuals in the Age of Apocalypse world including X-Calibre, Gambit and the X-Ternals, Generation Next, Astonishing X-Men, Amazing X-Men, Weapon X, Factor X, X-Man and X-Universe. The event was bookended by two one shots, X-Men Alpha and X-Men Omega. An Age of Apocalypse one-shot and miniseries to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the fan-favorite event.
Operation: Zero Tolerance June–November 1997 Crossover The story followed from the Onslaught Saga and focused on individuals within the United States government, including Bastion and Henry Peter Gyrich, and their attempts to use their positions to hunt down all mutants across the country.
The Hunt for Xavier December 1998 – February 1999 Story Series The X-Men attempt to find the location of Professor Xavier, who has been missing ever since the authorities arrested him in the wake of the Onslaught Saga disaster.
Blood Brothers December 1998 – January 1999 Story Series Cable and Madelyne team up to save X-Man from Strye who returns to kill every telepath in the world
The Magneto War March–April 1999 Story Series The charismatic and subversive mutant known as Magneto makes his return and sends his robot Ferris to the UN to announce that he's created another electromagnetic pulse, and that it will not stop until Magneto's given a mutant sanctuary on Earth. Joseph is revealed as a clone of Magneto and gives his own life to stop Magneto's attack. The event concludes with Magneto being given the island-nation of Genosha to appease his plans for the advancement of Homo Superior.
  • Limited series Magneto Rex shows Magneto's attempts to consolidate his position on the island.
Shattering September–December 1999 Story Series Professor X disbands the X-Men as part of an elaborate ruse to root out an impostor among them.


Event Date Type Developments
The Twelve January–February 2000 Crossover Apocalypse emerges with a new set of Horsemen, aiming to fulfill a mysterious prophecy of 12 powerful mutants. Resolution of the decades long "The Twelve" plot.
  • Ages of Apocalypse: failing to possess Nate Grey's powers, En Sabah Nur finds himself trapped in the body of Scott Summers. As a last gasp, he traps The Twelve and other mutants in alternate reality scenarios.
Dream's End January 2001 Story Series Mystique reforms the Brotherhood of Evil Mutants to enact a new plan to kill Senator Robert Kelly, armed with a new strain of the Legacy Virus, modified to target humans. Deaths of long-standing supporting X-characters Moira MacTaggert, Senator Robert Kelly and Pyro.
Eve of Destruction April–June 2001 Story Series A cure for the Legacy Virus has been released, providing Magneto with a brand new army of healthy mutants ready to wage a final battle against humanity. This serves as a finale to the more traditionalist, old–school X-Men storylines leading to a reorganization of the X-Men titles.
Riot at Xavier's February–May 2003 Story Arc Kid Omega is causing chaos at the school.
The Underground April–November 2003 Story Arc Cable led a new team called the "Underground " to destroy the Director's evil plans and make sure that the Weapon X program never happens again.
Planet X November 2003 – February 2004 Story Arc Once believed to be dead, Magneto, the X-Men's greatest adversary, has instead been hiding, waiting to make a move against the team that has thwarted his plans again and again.
District X July 2004 – August 2005 Story Arc X-Man and police officer Lucas Bishop joins forces with human police officer Ismael Ortega to patrol the mutant population of New York's district X.
Gifted July–December 2004 Story Arc Joss Whedon's first foray into the X-books: Indian scientist Dr. Kavita Rao introduces a "mutant cure" designed by Benetech. Unbeknownst to the world at large, the scientist was secretly sponsored by warrior alien Ord.
Phoenix Endsong January–April 2005 Limited Series Shi'ar revive The Phoenix Force and it resurrects Jean Grey and decided what to do next.
Deadly Genesis November 2005 – May 2006 Limited Series Mini series published as celebration of the 30th anniversary of Giant-Size X-Men #1. After House of M, Professor X went missing. Now, the X-Men are looking for him, all the while revolving long buried secrets of their disastrous Krakoa mission.
Rise & Fall of the Shi'ar Empire September 2006 – July 2007 Story Arc Vulcan (Cyclops' and Havok's long lost brother), an Omega-level mutant, wreaks havoc in Shi'ar Space on his hunt for his mother's killer, fallen emperor D'Ken. Xavier assembles a new team to reach the Shi'ar Empire and stop Vulcan's path of destruction.
Endangered Species June–December 2007 Story Series Following up on the events of House of M and Decimation, Beast tries to find an explanation for the dwindling numbers of the mutant species, and why some mutants have retained their superpowers. Leads directly to Messiah CompleX.
Emperor Vulcan September 2007 – January 2008 Limited Series The next chapter in the saga of Emperor Vulcan: the Shi'ar Empire faces a forgotten species that wants to annihilate it. The Starjammers forge a shaky alliance with the Empire, which, at the end of the conflict, leads to the capture of Havok and Polaris by Vulcan.
Messiah CompleX December 2007 – March 2008 Story Series The birth of the first child with the X-gene since Decimation sparks a race between the X-Men, the Marauders, the Acolytes, the Reavers, the Purifiers, and Predator X to see who will find the child first. Bishop turns rogue in an attempt to assassinate the child who he believes will cause his dystopian future to occur. It is followed by Messiah War.
  • Divided We Stand: Reeling from the events of Messiah CompleX, the surviving mutants reassess Xavier's dream amidst the rubble of the mansion.
  • Manifest Destiny: The X-Men shift their base from Westchester to San Francisco.
X-Men: Original Sin November 2008 – January 2009 Story Series Wolverine, the man who recently learned his past, and Professor Xavier, who has been trying to piece together the fragments of his past, are two of the oldest fighters in mutantkind's struggle for equality; men with long histories and much blood on their hands. Now, they've joined forces to save Wolverine's son, Daken, from the machinations of Sebastian Shaw and Miss Sinister.
Messiah War April–June 2009 Story Series Learning that Bishop was after Cable and the first mutant born since House of M, Cyclops had Beast develop time travelling devices so Cyclops could send his secret wetworks team, X-Force (consisting of Wolverine, Warpath, X-23, Domino, Vanisher, Archangel and Elixir), into the future after Bishop, hoping that they'll end the threat once and for all and the future of mutantkind will be safe in the hands of his son.
Utopia July–September 2009 Crossover Norman Osborn forms the Dark X-Men to deal with anti-mutant riots and captures/tortures Beast and Professor X. Unwilling to tolerate Osborn's evil scheme to harm her teammates, Emma Frost and Namor, the Sub-Mariner, plot a coup against Osborn while Cyclops attempts to create a new safe haven for mutantkind by way of creating an island paradise.
  • Nation X: After the events of Utopia, the X-Men and Namor go to their new land, but they have to deal with the problem of the sinking Utopia island and the return of Magneto.
Necrosha December 2009 – March 2010 Story Series The former Black Queen of the Hellfire Club, Selene Gallio brings forth a new Inner Circle of deadly mutants to assist in her ascension as a goddess. With the help of the Phalanx technological virus, she resurrects the dead population of the destroyed island of Genosha to serve as her tribute.


Event Date Type Developments
Second Coming February–July 2010 Story Series Second Coming is the third and final part of a trilogy of stories that began with Messiah Complex and continued in Messiah War. Intended as a conclusion to Cable's efforts to save Hope from Bishop, who has hunted the so-called Mutant Messiah since her birth; the series also builds on the Utopia, Nation X and Necrosha storylines of 2009 in the X-Men books. The story centers on the return of Cable and Hope Summers to the present day and Bastion's final campaign to destroy the X-Men. The conclusion of the story leads to a number of new launches.
Reckoning March–May 2010 Story Series After years of controlling their lives, Wolverine and Daken decided to team up to track down and kill Romulus. But Daken soon betrayed Wolverine, desiring to both kill Romulus and destroy his father in order to achieve his destiny by taking over Romulus' empire.
Curse of the Mutants June 2010 – May 2011 Crossover Vampires from around the globe descend on San Francisco to claim the city as their own, causing the X-Men and Blade to team up to stop them.
Age of X January–May 2011 Story Series Reality has changed, Earth-616 was replaced by a world where the X-Men never came to be, mutantkind has been hunted to extinction, the few remaining mutants band together to make their last stand.
Dark Angel Saga May–December 2011 Story Arc X-Force became aware of Archangel's Ascension after Warren tried to kill a reporter, to whom Shadow King had delivered files on the secret team.
Wolverine Goes to Hell September 2010 – January 2011 Story Series A mysterious organization known as The Red Right Hand conspires to possess Wolverine's body with demons, and send his soul to the underworld.
Collision May–July 2011 Story Series X-23 and Daken become uneasy allies while in Madripoor after learning that Malcolm Colcord has begun to revive the Weapon X Program.
Schism July–October 2011 Event After a mutant-triggered international incident, anti-mutant hatred hits new heights. It's at this moment, when the mutant race needs most to stand together, that a split begins that tears apart the X-Men.
  • Regenesis: Following the schism among the members of the X-Men, Cyclops and Wolverine start recruiting their teammates; some members of the X-Men leave with Wolverine, while part of the team stays in Utopia with Cyclops. Cyclops's team will become a peacekeeping force, while Wolverine will take on the headmaster role at the newly founded Jean Grey School for Higher Learning.
Final Execution May–December 2012 Story Arc When Daken returns from the dead, he plots to destroy X-Force by creating a new incarnation of the Brotherhood of Mutants with Mystique, Sabretooth, the Skinless Man, the Blob of Age of Apocalypse, the Shadow King, and the Omega Clan.
X-Termination March–April 2013 Story Series Billions of years ago, the Celestials created an unimaginable horror and, in realizing their error, locked it away in the space between realities. However, with all the constant travelling between realities by the worlds' heroes and villains, the barriers between realities have become weak. With the monsters released and threatening the entire multiverse, it falls to three teams from different realities to find a way to stop the monsters and save all of creation.
Battle of the Atom September–October 2013 Story Series The X-Men of the future travel to the present in order to force the All-New X-Men back to their own time, but things get complicated when another group of future X-Men arrives.
Vendetta January 2014 Story Series Stryfe returns to the present and manipulates Hope into killing Bishop. Stryfe wants Bishop to suffer after he betrayed him during Messiah War and claims that he was imprisoned and tortured by Apocalypse for years until he planned a successful escape and killed him. Cable and both teams of X-Force soon intervene and defeat Stryfe.
Apocalypse Wars March–July 2016 Story Series A "thematic crossover" running through the three X-Men titles of the time with each title containing a story arc related to Apocalypse, but not tying in with one another. Beginning in Extraordinary X-Men, the X-Men must travel through time to retrieve mutantkind's "last hope" from Apocalypse. Uncanny X-Men begins a story where the team deals with problems pertaining to Archangel. The All-New X-Men focuses on Kid Apocalypse (Evan Sabahnur).
Death of X October–November 2016 Limited Series Set during the 8 months after the events of Secret Wars, it chronicles the previously untold story of the rising tensions between the Inhumans and mutants and sets the stage for the blockbuster Inhumans vs X-Men event.
The Return of Charles Xavier July 2017 – June 2018 Story Arc This story is about the return of Charles Xavier, divided into three arcs: Life of X, A Man Called X and Mindkiller.
Mojo World Wide October–November 2017 Story Series Mojo, the demented creature obsessed with melding deadly television shows with reality, has made Earth his focus and it's going to take the combined might of two X-Men teams to fight back.
Phoenix Resurrection: The Return of Jean Grey December 2017 – January 2018 Limited Series Jean Grey had died and her friends had mourned her, but like a Phoenix, she will rise from the ashes. When strange events start happening all over the world, the X-Men can only come to one conclusion–the one true Jean Grey is back!
Hate Machine February–December 2018 Story Arc After Phoenix Resurrection: The Return of Jean Grey, Jean Grey returns to save mutantkind from Cassandra Nova, with the help of a new team that includes Storm, Namor and new character Trinary.
'Til Death Do Us Part April–June 2018 Story Arc The wedding of Colossus and Kitty Pryde begins but does not go forward. Instead, the occasion leads to the wedding of Gambit and Rogue and launches duo title Mr and Mrs. X.
Extermination August–December 2018 Limited Series The original team of teen mutants brought together by Professor Charles Xavier many years ago have been shunted through time to find a world they barely recognize but were determined to help. Now, jumping 20 years into the future, they find mutants are on the verge of extinction once again and the survival of their kind lies squarely in the hands of its past.
Return of Wolverine September 2018 – February 2019 Limited Series A five-issue limited series that will be the final installment of the trilogy that started with Death of Wolverine and The Hunt for Wolverine, and will see at long last the return of Wolverine and his encounter with the group Soteira.
Degeneration October 2018 One-Shots A one-month event, kicking off in October, with five one-shot stories that spotlight the darker side of mutantkind and each containing a backup story featuring Apocalypse. The one-shot stories feature Magneto, Mojo, Mystique, Juggernaut and Emma Frost.
Sins of the Past December 2018 – March 2019 Story Arc After Extermination, X-Force hunt down Ahab to save Rachel Grey with the help of Kid Cable.
X-Men Disassembled November 2018 – January 2019 Story Arc This 10-issue arc acts as set up for Age of X-Man. X-Man (Nate Grey), embedded with a Life Seed, creates his Horsemen of Salvation as a benign counterpart to En Sabah Nur's Four Horsemen.
Age of X-Man January–July 2019 Event A new dawn rises with X-Man presenting himself as a kind of mutant messiah that the X-Men cannot stop. Welcome to a perfect world, where everyone is a special and powerful mutant and strife, oppression or dependence no longer exist. It's a dream made real. A dream that must be protected by any cost.

The Last X-Men: After the devastating events of "X-Men Disassembled", it falls to Cyclops to rebuild the X-Men in the face of overwhelming hatred is "This Is Forever" and "We Have Always".

House of X/Powers of X July–October 2019 Event In the aftermath of Age of X-Man and the Last X-Men, a new dawn will bring mutants out of the shadow of mankind and into the light once more. In House of X, Charles Xavier reveals his master plan that will change the life of mutants on Earth. In Powers of X, the secret past, present, and future of mutantkind is revealed.
  • Dawn of X: Following the conclusion of House of X and Powers of X, a new X-universe emerge as mutants secluded themselves on the sovereign island nation


Event Date Type Developments
X of Swords September–November 2020 Story Series Omniversal Majestrix Saturnyne organizes a mystical tournament in Otherworld between the X-Men and the Swordbearers of Arakko. Immortal mutant Apocalypse and the rest of Krakoa must gather ten swords to the face the invading interdimensional army of Arakko, commanded by the original Four Horsemen.
  • Reign of X: Follow up to the Dawn of X relaunch. X, Magneto, Cyclops and Jean Grey intend to introduce the world to the new X-Men team during The Hellfire Gala.
Demon Days March 2021 – March 2022 One-shots A five-book story about Mariko Yashida in alternate reality (manga-like) she have to fight yokai.
Hellfire Gala June 2021 Story Series Krakoa is opening its gates to all planet Earth where a new team of X-Men will be unveiled and the terraforming of Mars is announced.
The Trial of Magneto August–December 2021 Limited Series Magneto is suspected killing the Scarlet Witch at the Hellfire Gala, who returned to life through the combination of magic and resurrection protocols.
Inferno September 2021 – January 2022 Limited Series The culmination of Jonathan Hickman's X-Men story revealing the cracks within the Quiet Council of Krakoa, the origin of Omega Sentinel and the purpose of Orchis, and the fate of Moira MacTaggert.
X Lives of Wolverine/X Deaths of Wolverine January–March 2022 Limited Series Wolverine's consciousness travels to various points in time to prevent Mikhail Rasputin and Omega Red from killing Professor X, while Omega Wolverine travels back to the present to prevent Moira MacTaggert's influence to the rise of the Post-Humanity race.
  • Destiny of X: The Second Krakoan Age of X-Men following the conclusion of Inferno and X Lives of Wolverine/X Deaths of Wolverine.
Sins of Sinister January 2023 Story Series Mister Sinister's plans come to fruition beyond his wildest dreams and his darkest nightmares, resulting in a new world.
  • Fall of X: The apparent end of the Krakoan Age as Mutantkind's war for the future of Krakoa will start after the devastating event of the third annual Hellfire Gala at the hands of Orchis. The storyline will be built up in Before The Fall and will culminate in the dual miniseries Fall of the House of X and Rise of the Powers of X.

Spider-Man crossovers/storylines


Event Date Type Developments
The Six Arms Saga September–November 1971 Story Arc Trying to rid himself of his powers, Spider-Man drinks an experimental serum and grows four extra arms. In his quest to reverse the transformation, he battles the Lizard and Morbius, the Living Vampire.
The Night Gwen Stacy Died June–July 1973 Story Arc Recovering from his amnesia, Green Goblin remembers Spider-Man's true identity and kidnaps Gwen Stacy. Hero and villain duke it out on Brooklyn Bridge. Deaths of Norman Osborn (at the time) and Gwen Stacy, sowing the seeds to the first Clone Saga arc of the 1970s.


Event Date Type Developments
The Death of Jean DeWolff October 1985 – January 1986 Story Arc Spider-Man hunts down who murdered police captain Jean DeWolff with the help of Daredevil
Kraven's Last Hunt October–November 1987 Story Series Kraven, one of the world's best big-game hunters, comes to New York to hunt down Spider-Man in a last great hunt.


Event Date Type Developments
Spider-Man: Return of the Sinister Six July–September 1990 Story Arc Doctor Octopus is setting his master plan into action to take over the world with the help of the Sinister Six. Spider-Man manages to defeat all of them and save the world.
Round Robin: The Sidekick's Revenge! November 1991 – January 1992 Story Arc Midnight, Moon Knight's former sidekick, suffers a cyborgification process by villainous organization Secret Empire and plans his revenge on his former partner. Participation of Spider-Man, Moon Knight, Darkhawk, Punisher and New Warriors Night Thrasher and Nova.
Revenge of the Sinister Six January–June 1992 Story Arc The Sinister Six seek revenge on Doctor Octopus who asks Spider-Man for help. After failing to defeat Doctor Octopus the gang steal deadly weapons to start a massacre which leads Spider-Man to recruit various heroes to help stop them.
Hero Killers June 1992 Story Series As several superheroes have disappeared, it is up to Spider-Man and a new team of heroes the New Warriors to find them. This story have 2 arc: First Kill and Evil's Light.
Maximum Carnage May–August 1993 Story Series Spider-Man teams up with antihero Venom and various heroes to stop Carnage and his deranged "family" of killers. Story arc begins in Spider-Man Unlimited #1 and runs through all then current Spider-Man titles: Web of Spider-Man, The Amazing Spider-Man, Spider-Man, and The Spectacular Spider-Man.
Clone Saga 1994–1996 Event Peter Parker is told he is the clone of the original Peter Parker who has returned to reclaim his life. The highly controversial arc would mark the debut of Ben Reilly as Scarlet Spider as well as the appearances of various other clones (Kaine, Spidercide). Eventually Peter would discover he was the original and the others were clones created by a villain called Jackal. Return of nemesis Norman Osborn in the final, climactic arc. A 1997 one-shot, The Osborn Journals, serves to tie up loose ends of the storyline and explain how Norman survived.
  • Planet of the Symbiotes: As Earth is invaded by an army of symbiotes, Venom, Spider-Man, and Scarlet Spider join forces to stop them.
  • Maximum Clonage: Peter Parker and Ben Reilly deal with the clone revelation (at the time), as the Jackal puts into effect his plan involving cloning.
Identity Crisis April–June 1998 Story Series Spider-Man was wanted for murder, thus Peter Parker is forced to develop new costumes and codenames to clear his name. Debut of the Slingers, after Identity Crisis, as independent characters with their own comic books, Slingers.
The Gathering of Five October 1998 – March 1999 Story Series The Gathering of Five is a secret ceremony Norman Osborn plans to use, its gifts being Power, Immortality, Wisdom, Madness and Death. Return of Madame Web and debut of Mattie Franklin. Leads to The Final Chapter, the final confrontation (at the time) between Spider-Man and the Green Goblin and the cancellation of all Vol. 1 titles.


Event Date Type Developments
Sins Past August–November 2004 Story Arc Gwen Stacy's death comes back to haunt Spider-Man in a big way when an exceptionally dark secret from his former lover is revealed.
Venom vs. Carnage September–December 2004 Limited Series Venom and Carnage, Venom's offspring, battle for the fate of Carnage's symbiote offspring, Toxin. Features Spider-Man and Black Cat.
Sins Remembered March–May 2005 Story Arc Gwen Stacy's past continues to haunt Spider-Man.
The Other: Evolve or Die December 2005 – March 2006 Story Series Spider-Man faces a life–changing event that will give a whole new experience to everything he once knew as Spider-Man because he got 2 option: Evol or Die.
Back in Black March–August 2007 Story Series In the aftermath of Civil War, Aunt May has been shot by a sniper. Enraged at this situation, Spider-Man goes back to wearing his Black Suit.
One More Day September–December 2007 Story Series Spider-Man is facing a biggest deal of his life that involve his secret identity to the public and his marriage to Mary Jane Watson
Brand New Day January–July 2008 Story Arc After the One more Day marriage to Mary Jane Watson has been erased and his secret identity has also been forgotten by everyone, now he have a new start

Big Time are Following with these 2 more Story Arc is "Revenge of the Spider-Slayer" and "No One Dies"

New Ways to Die August–October 2008 Story Arc Spider-Man takes on Mister Negative, Venom, and the Thunderbolts and finds his world turned upside down when villain Norman Osborn becomes a hero.
Spider-Woman: Agent of S.W.O.R.D. September 2009 – March 2010 Limited Series Jessica Drew is now working for S.W.O.R.D. to rediscovers her life in a world she did not make.
The Gauntlet November 2009 – July 2010 Story Series Spider-Man faces his greatest enemies in a series of life-threatening challenges

Grim Hunt/Hunting the Hunter: this event harks back to Kraven's Last Hunt. The Kravinoff family starts a hunt against the "Spider-totems" to resurrect their fallen patriarch, Kraven the Hunter.


Event Date Type Developments
Whatever a Spider Can February–March 2010 Story Arc This is the very first team-up between Spider-Man and Deadpool
One Moment in Time July 2010 – February 2011 Story Arc After Grim Hunt, Peter Parker convenes with Mary Jane Watson in order to explain To her about their cancelled wedding day, due to the temporal changes brought about by One More Day. Followed by The Origin of the Species as the last arc of "The Spider Brain Trust" (ASM #642–647).
Spider-Man: Big Time November 2010 – March 2011 Story Arc End of "The Spider Brain Trust", a gathering of rotating writers of the main Spider-book that began in 2008 with "Brand New Day". Dan Slott becomes the sole writer to spearhead the web–crawler's titles.
Spider-Island July–November 2011 Crossover The population of Manhattan become superpowered individuals with Spider-Man's abilities, including civilians, heroes and villains. It is revealed as a plot by the Jackal and Queen (Adriana Soria). Return of Kaine, Spider-Man's first failed clone, and launch of a new Scarlet Spider series featuring him.
Ends of the Earth March– June 2012 Story Arc Doc Ock has threatened the Earth with his Death Ray, now it is up to Spider-Man to team up with super spies and mercenaries Black Widow and Silver Sable to stop Doc Ock.
Omega Effect April 2012 Crossover Spider-Man Team-up with Daredevil, the Punisher and Rachel Cole–Alves in order to protect the Omega Drive from the Megacrime organization.
Spider-Men I June–September 2012 Limited Series Crossover between Spider-Man (Peter Parker) & Ultimate Spider-Man (Miles Morales). The story features both Spider-Men being brought together after Mysterio creates a rift between their universes.
Minimum Carnage October–November 2012 Crossover Carnage has escaped from prison with a little help. Now he has a plan to create an army and it is up to Scarlet Spider (Kaine) and Agent Venom (Flash Thompson) to stop him.
Dying Wish November–December 2012 Story Arc Following Ends of the Earth, Doc Ock discovers Spider-Man's identity. Now, he devised a body swap plot to trap Peter's consciousness in Ock's original, dying body, and take over his life as The Superior Spider-Man.
Goblin Nation January–April 2014 Story Arc Norman Osborn is building a nation of goblins, while Otto Octavius's Superior Spider-Man is facing a very hard decision, even for him.
Parker Luck April–September 2014 Story Arc After Goblin Nation, Peter Parker regains his own body, but he has to deal with his ex-lover Black Cat after Doc Ock's stint in his body.
Spider-Verse October 2014 – February 2015 Crossover Morlun has escaped the realm of the dead following being trapped there by the Black Panther. Now, every Spider-Man in the entire multiverse must stand together to defeat the only villain Spider-Man himself never defeated.
Most Wanted? February–Jun 2015 Limited Series Earth-65 where Spider-Woman (Gwen Stacy) is the Spiderhero and Peter Parker is the Lizard, he died and she is on the most wanted list!
Greater Power October 2015 – March 2016 Story Arc Gwen Stacy is back and has a mystery to solve: the reappearance of the Lizard.
Spider-Women April–June 2016 Crossover Event begins with Alpha issue and concludes with Omega issue. Jessica Drew and Cindy Moon get stuck in Spider-Gwen's alternate reality. While they're away from the main reality, doppelgangers masquerading as they begin causing havoc in New York.
Isn't It Bromantic? January–August 2016 Limited Series Is the first of Spider-Man/Deadpool, a 50-issue comic book series published by Marvel Comics beginning in 2016. The title characters, Spider-Man and Deadpool, shared the focus of the book. The adventure of Spider-Man and Deadpool beginning
Dead No More: The Clone Conspiracy October 2016 – February 2017 Event The Jackal, now a mysterious man in a red suit and wearing an Anubis mask, approaches several of Spider-Man's Rogues' Gallery with a proposition to return to life their dead loved ones, in exchange for their services. "The Clone Conspiracy" runs in a main five-issue miniseries, and crossing with several Spider-Man titles (ongoings Amazing Spider-Man and Silk, and Prowler miniseries). Storyline is preceded by a story arc called "Before Dead No More", which ran in issues of Amazing Spider-Man and will be concluded with Dead No More: The Clone Conspiracy: Omega. Launch of new Scarlet Spider series.
Sitting In A Tree January–March 2017 Crossover When Miles Morales's father goes missing during a mission for S.H.I.E.L.D., Maria Hill sends him on a mission to another dimension to find him, and Spider-Man ends up teaming up with that dimension's resident spider person: Spider-Gwen and somehow the two end up in a relationship.
Til Death Do Us... March–April 2017 Crossover When an affront to Shiklah's people demands justice, a line is crossed. As the Monster Metropolis declares war on the surface world, Deadpool must choose between the wife to whom he's pledged himself and the role he's been crafting for himself as a hero. Wade and Shiklah's simmering animosity comes to a boil in Deadpool, before spilling over into Spider-Man/Deadpool and Deadpool and the Mercs for Money.
Spider-Men II July–December 2017 Limited Series Sequel to the 2012 mini series. Peter Parker and Ultimate Miles Morales discover who is the Miles Morales of the prime Marvel Universe.
Venomverse September–October 2017 Crossover Kicking off in June, the event, a spiritual successor to Spider-Verse, will be bringing back Eddie Brock to the forefront of the Marvel Universe as Venom coupled with a multitude of alternate universe counterparts, as a new sinister alien race known as Poisons, nature's answer to the symbiotes, began a quest for insatiable powers as they discover the existence of the Multiverse. Contained within these comics serves as an epilogue to the event and sees the first attempt of the Poisons to invade Prime Marvel Universe.

And Lo There Came... A POISON!: Monsters from another reality manipulate Kid Kaiju's abilities from across dimensions and force him to summon an alternate Fin Fang Foom to the Savage Land, who easily fights his way past Kid Kaiju's monsters: Mekara, Aegis, Hi-Vo, Slizzik, and Scragg, as Kid Kaiju is doubtful of their abilities. Choosing instead to fight fire with fire, or Foom with Foom, the Prime Fin Fang Foom is summoned to fight off the Poison Fin Fang Foom. Prime Foom is unable to defeat Poison Foom alone, but uses a psychic link to inspire Kei, and by extension his monsters, to ultimately defeat the Poison, killing him.

The Slingers Return September 2017 – January 2018 Story Arc The Slingers have been reunited by a fake Black Marvel (a demon in disguise) and a new Hornet.
Sinister Six Reborn November 2017 – April 4, 2018 Story Arc A new Sinister Six is formed by Miles Morales's uncle Aaron (The Prowler).
L.M.Ds Saga November 2017 – July 2018 Story Arc Chameleon plans to build an army of L.M.D, now it is up to Team Spider-Man and Team Deadpool to stop him. This story have 3 parts: Arms Race, Oldies and Area 14.
Venom Inc. December 2017 – January 2018 Crossover Lee Price, the former host of the Venom symbiote, is able to steal the Mania symbiote from Andi Benton in order to regain his former power back. Becoming Maniac, Lee is also able to unlock a new power set which enables him to spit symbiote globes onto other people and control their minds. This storyline will also see Eddie Brock make his way back into Spider-Man's world in the six-part story kicking off in an alpha issue, and continuing in Amazing Spider-Man and Venom #159–160 before concluding in a finale omega issue.
*Web of Venom 2018–2020 One-Shots Marvel Comics releases these comics about Venom, symbiotes and others.
Threat Level: Red January–May 2018 Story Arc Norman Osborn is back and he got himself a Carnage Symbiote, turning him into the Red Goblin and setting the stage for an ultimate confrontation with Spider-Man. Go Down Swinging is part of this story. Death of long-standing supporting character Flash Thompson in issue #800.
Venomized April–May 2018 Limited Series The epic conclusion of the storyline that began with Venomverse! With planet Earth defenseless following the events of Poison X, the Poisons' finally reveal their first objective, put every superhuman in a symbiote–and consume them!
Rex May–September 2018 Story Arc The Venom symbiote suddenly relapsing into madness leads Venom (Eddie Brock) to turn to a mysterious man named Rex Strickland for help and answers. When a primordial symbiote awakens; Venom is forced to team up with Rex and Spider-Man (Miles Morales) in order to stop an ancient god of darkness from being unleashed.
Spider-Geddon September–December 2018 Event During the events of Spider-Verse, it was clear that all versions of Spider-Man and his allies were connected by a much greater and mystical force, the Great Web. Now, beginning with Edge of Spider-Geddon whatever threat is approaching, things aren't looking too good for the surviving Spider-Men and Women.
Hunted February–June 2019 Story Arc Spider-Man, Black Cat and other costumed animal-themed supervillains are trapped in Central Park following a lockdown by Kraven to be his preys in the great hunt.
Marvel's Spider-Man (Gamerverse) 2019, 2020 Limited series Series of Comics introducing The new video game universe of Marvel

City at War: Retelling of the PS4 Game. Spider-Man, after finally getting the Kingpin arrested, must deal with a new superpowered gang called the Demons led by Mr Negative while also helping his teacher Otto Octavius with a dangerous project. The comics also explores the background of other characters such Mary–Jane Watson and Miles Morales.

Velocity: In the first original gamerverse story, Spider-Man must deal with an enemy that cannot be seen which leads in to the creation of the velocity suit to deal with a speedster.

The Black Cat Strikes: Retelling of the PS4 Marvel's Spider-Man: The City That Never Sleeps DLC. Spider-Man must deal with the Black Cat and try to stop a gang war between the NYPD, Hammerhead's gang and Silver Sable's private military. The comics also explores Spider-Man and Black Cat first meeting in this universe.

Absolute Carnage August–November 2019 Event Cletus Kasady is back, deadlier and more powerful than ever. Acting on the behest of evil cosmic entity Knull, he targets every character in the Marvel Universe that has ever worn a symbiote before (nearly every hero, after the events of Venomized), and some of Spider-Man and Venom closest friends, family and enemies.
Bloodline November 2019 – December 2020 Limited series On an alternate earth created by Director J.J. ABRAMS (STAR WARS, STAR TREK, SUPER 8) and his son HENRY ABRAMS with artist SARA PICHELLI (MILES MORALES, GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY), when Peter Parker suffers a tremendous loss caused by a new villain called CADAVEROUS, causing him to give up on Spider-Man, a new teenager close to Peter will have to take the mantle of the Spider when the murderrous villain returns 12 years later.
Symbiote Spider-Man 2019 Limited series Spider-Man is back in his Symbiote suit but in all kind of difference way.
Venom Island December 2019 – May 2020 Story Arc After Absolute Carnage, Eddie Brock returns to a forgotten island where he tried to kill Spider-Man to deal with what is left of Carnage.


Event Date Type Developments
Twilight in Babylon March 2020 – October 2020 Story Arc On Earth-90214, year 1939, The Spider-Man has no choice but to leave New York when the murder of a dame in a nightclub and the clues pointing overseas sends him in the search of a mysterious evil.
Venom Beyond July–November 2020 Story Arc A sequel to Venom Island and the prequel to symbiote-focused event King in Black. Eddie Brock and his son Dylan travel to another dimension to witness firsthand the consequences of his son's powers in a symbiote-infested world.
Sins Rising July–September 2020 Story Arc Long-forgotten enemy, the Sin-Eater (Stan Carter), the man who killed NY Police Captain Jean DeWolff, returns from the dead and Spider-Man will have to make a choice between his moral compass and a dark revengeful desire.
Last Remains October–December 2020 Story Arc Kindred has stepped out of the shadows as the true puppetmaster behind Sin-Eater's strings. The villain hatches a plan to attack Spider-Man at his most personal, by threatening Mary–Jane, fellow Spider-heroes and their loved ones.
The Clone Saga March–September 2021 Story Arc Miles Morales faces his own Clone Saga, as villain the Assessor, who had Miles in captivity (MM: Spider- Man #7), lets lose a series of clones in Brooklyn to mess with Miles's life.
King's Ransom March–May 2021 Story Arc Spider-Man's long-awaited confrontation with Kingpin.
Spider's Shadow April–August 2021 Limited series In a bold new approach to the "What if..?" stories, Peter Parker has never taken off the symbiote suit that would later become Venom. Haunted by terrible nigtmares, a teribly tired hero is not ready for an attack of the Hobgoblin that cause a personal tragedy and succumbs to new dark impulses. Spider-Man's rules and responsibilities are about to change but is Peter really in charge?
Chameleon Conspiracy June 2021 Story Arc Spider-Man faces off against an anarchic alliance of Chameleon, The Foreigner, Chance, and Jack O' Lantern. Meanwhile, Teresa Parker, Spider-Man's sister, meets the Chameleon to revolve long buried secrets about the death of her parents.
Sinister War July–October 2021 Story Arc After King's Ransom and Chameleon Conspiracy, it all come down to this. Doctor Octopus returns with his own Sinister Six in a war with Vulture's Savage Six. The aftermath of this story is "What Cost Victory".
Extreme Carnage July–September 2021 Crossover Phage. Scream. Lasher. Riot. Agony. The Life Foundation symbiotes have always tried to reconcile the sometimes-noble intentions of their hosts with the often-bloodthirsty impulses of the symbiotes. But the Life Foundation symbiotes aren't the only symbiotes who find themselves reinvented after KING IN BLACK and Carnage has plans for his younger siblings, but that's if Flash Thompson, the Anti-Venom has nothing to say about it! Told over a series of one-shots.
Beyond October 2021 – March 2022 Story Series After a disastrous run-in with the U-Foes, Peter Parker lies hospitalized. To fill in his absence, Ben Reilly becomes Spider-Man again full-time, only this time working for the Beyond Corporation.
End of the Spider-Verse October 2022 – April 2023 Story Series Shathra infects Spider-people across dimensions, bringing the end of the entire Spider-verse.
What Did Peter Do? March 2023 – May 2023 Story Series The flashback story will reveal the mastermind behind what happened a year ago(after the beyond event)and how Spider-man's life went downward spiral. The story will explore how Peter's actions caused everyone to alienate him and how his relationship with Mary Jane Watson ended with disappointment leading directly to a shocking conclusion that will ruin spider-man's life completely.
Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 (Gamerverse) May 2023 Crossover Following the events of the 2018 “Marvel’s Spider-Man“ video game and the 2020 “Marvel’s Spider-Man Miles Morales” video game, Peter and Miles with the of Mary–Jane must take a new gang led by their leader The Hood who seems to have mystical powers while also dealing with the aftermath of both their respective adventure.This comic also serves as a prequel to 2023 “Marvel’s Spider-Man 2” video game.
Carnage Reigns May 2023 - June 2023 Crossover Miles Morales against Cletus Kasady.
Summer of Symbiotes May 2023 - November 2023 Story Series A crossover starring the publisher's most famous symbiotes.
Gang War November 2023 – March 2024 Crossover After the chaos at the wedding for Tombstone's daughter and every crime lord blaming the other, the super criminals of New York take their crime families to battle in the open for underworld dominance. Sensing a conspiracy to bring such an event to pass and plunge the city into war, Spider-Man seeks the help of his fellow street-level heroes to suppress and conclude the hostilities within a 48-hour window of opportunity. However, the new anti-vigilante laws of the city task the NYPD with stopping the Gang War as well as the vigilantes.

Marvel 2099

Event Date Type Developments
Fall of the Hammer February 1994 Crossover In the futuristic world of 2099, a floating city, called Valhalla, appears in the sky – its passengers claiming to be gods. The heroes from the future of 2099 plan to find out the truth.
One Nation Under Doom May–October 1995 Crossover In the year 2099, the U.S.A is ruled by megacorporations, and Doctor Doom makes its bid to become the American President.
Spider-Man 2099 Meets Spider-Man November 1995 One-Shot Miguel O'Hara meets Peter Parker.
Timestorm 2009–2099 June – October 2009 Crossover Spider-Man and Wolverine were transported to the year 2099 to save the future.
Civil War 2099 August – October 2016 Story Arc Part of the Civil War II event. The world of the year 2099 is in danger and Miguel O'Hara must come to the present to save it.
2099 October–December 2019 Crossover Something has happened in the year 2099 that caused the timeline to crumble. The heroes of 2099 will need the help of the present-day Spider-Man to figure out what's going and to save their world.

Ultimate Marvel

Event Date Type Developments
Ultimate War 2002–2003 Limited Series After the government discovers that Charles Xavier lied about killing Magneto they order the Ultimates to hunt down the X-Men.
Ultimate Six 2003–2004 Limited Series Electro, Kraven, Doc Ock, Sandman, and Spider-Man's nemesis, the Green Goblin are incarcerated by the Ultimates. Hank Pym (Giant Man/Ant Man) attempts to rehabilitate them. Ultimately, this doesn't go well. They escape and force Spider-Man to launch an attack upon the White House.
Ultimate Galactus Trilogy 2004–2006 Limited Series The story chronicles the coming of Gah Lak Tus.
Ultimate X4 2005–2006 Limited Series Cerebro has been stolen and the trail points directly at the government's premier think tank, the Baxter Building. The X-Men aren't happy about it and the Baxter Building's most famous residents, the Fantastic Four aren't happy about an angry team of mutants showing up on their doorstep.
Ultimate Power 2006–2008 Limited Series A few days after Reed Richards sends five probes into other dimensions the roof of the Baxter Building is ripped open by a massive explosion, heralding the sudden appearance of the Squadron Supreme. They declare Reed Richards under arrest for his crimes against their planet.
Ultimatum 2008–2009 Event The story deals with Magneto's attempts to destroy the world following the apparent deaths of the Scarlet Witch and Quicksilver in Ultimates 3. Following the Ultimatum storyline, each Ultimate title was given a Requiem follow-up series or one-shot, dealing with the status of each book's characters in the aftermath of Ultimatum.
Ultimate Comics: Armor Wars 2009 Story Arc An adaptation of the original Armor Wars story line.
Doomsday 2010–2011 Limited Series The story mainly focuses on what remains of the Fantastic Four after Ultimatum, specifically dealing with an unknown threat trying to alter the entire Ultimate Universe, in the process causing a significant amount of destruction.
Death of Spider-Man 2011 Event The story details the death of Spider-Man. It also crosses over with Ultimate Avengers vs. New Ultimates 1–6. After this the entire Ultimate line was relaunched with Ultimate Comics Universe Reborn tagline. The titles relaunched were Ultimate Comics: X-Men, Ultimate Comics: Ultimates, and Ultimate Comics: Spider-Man, with Ultimate Comics: Fallout and Ultimate Comics: Hawkeye being released as mini series.
Ultimate Fallout 2011 Limited Series Aftermath of Death of Spider-Man
Prowler 2012 Story Arc After Miles Morales receive the Spiderman suit, his mission is his uncle who goes the Prowler.
Divided We Fall 2012 Event Return of Ultimate Captain America after the death of Ultimate Spider-Man.
United We Stand 2012 Event Captain America is elected the new president of the United States and a new mutant nation is born.
Hunger 2013 Limited Series In the aftermath of Age of Ultron, the timestream is broken and Earth-616's Galactus entered the Ultimate Universe.
Cataclysm 2013–2014 Event Wounded at the end of Hunger, Galactus comes to the Ultimate Earth to feed, leading the heroes on a last ditch attempt to stop him.
  • Ultimate Marvel NOW!: Release new comics, after Galactus' attack, the heroes face the consequences of almost the end of the world.
Ultimate End 2015 Limited Series Part of the Secret Wars event, this mini series tells the final Ultimate Universe story ahead of the birth of a new combined universe with the Earth-616 universe in September 2015.
Ultimate Invasion 2023 Limited Series The Maker is determined to restore his reality by invading the Marvel Universe, and Miles Morales will be in the middle of this conflict.

Intercompany crossovers

Crossover Timespan Company Notes
Marvel/DC 1976–2015 DC Comics
Marvel/Ultraverse 1995–1997 Malibu Comics
  • Avengers/Ultraforce (1995)
  • Black September (1995): It follows the reality-changes effects of the crossover with the Marvel Universe.
  • Marvel/Rune (1995-1996)
    • Rune/Silver Surfer (1995): Rune's journey to the Marvel Universe in search of the Infinity Stones.
    • Conan vs. Rune (1995): Conan the Barbarian against the Dark God Rune.
    • Rune vs. Venom (1996): Eddie Brock against Rune.
  • Godwheel (1995): The ultra-heroes and villains are transported to the Godwheel by the God Argus.
  • X-Men/The Night Man (1995-1996)
    • The Night Man vs. Wolverine (1995): Wolverine against Nightman.
    • The Night Man/Gambit (1996): Johnny Domino meets Remy LeBeau.
  • Marvel/Prime (1996)
    • Prime/Captain America (1996): The mighty Prime teams up with the Sentinel of Liberty.
    • Prime vs. The Incredible Hulk (1996): The two most powerful heroes in their universes meet each other.
  • The All-New Exiles vs. X-Men (1996): The X-Men cross the dimensional barrier into the Ultraverse to find the missing Juggernaut.
  • The Phoenix Resurrection (1996): Crossover between the Ultra-heroes and the X-Men.
  • UltraForce/Spider-Man (1996): Peter Parker meets The Ultra Force.
  • Ultraverse Unlimited (1996): Rune vs. Adam Warlock and Ultraforce vs. All New Exiles.
  • Ultraverse: Future Shock (1997): Behold the ultimate future of the Ultraverse.
Marvel/Badrock 1996–1997 Image Comics
  • Wolverine/Badrock (1996)
    • Badrock/Wolverine (1996): Badrock decides to help Wolverine in Savage Land.
  • Spider-Man/Badrock (1997)
    • Spider-Man/Badrock (1997): Spider-Man and Badrock come into conflict.
Spider-Man/Backlash 1996 Image Comics Backlash/Spider-Man (1996): Spider-Man and Backlash team up to take on Venom and Pike.
Hulk/Pitt 1996 Image Comics Hulk/Pitt (1996): Hulk and Pitt team up.
Iron Man/X-O Manowar 1996 Valiant Comics
  • X-O Manowar/Iron Man in Heavy Metal (1996): A crossover between the two most popular armored heroes in comic.
  • Iron Man/X-O Manowar in Heavy Metal (1996): The conclusion of the previous story between the armored Avenger and the ballistic barbarian.
Wolverine/Deathblow 1997 Image Comics Deathblow/Wolverine (1997): Wolverine and Deathblow team up against a ninja clan.
Marvel/Gen13 1996–2001 WildStorm Productions
  • Spider-Man/Gen13 (1996)
    • Spider-Man/Gen13 (1996): Spider-Man teams up with Gen13.
  • Generation X/Gen13 (1996–1997)
    • Gen13/Generation X (1996): Generation X and Gen13 must team up to save a mutant from suspended animation.
    • Generation X/Gen13 (1997): Generation X and Gen13 must team up yet again.
  • Fantastic Four/Gen13 (2001)
    • Gen13/Fantastic Four (2001): During Gen13's time in New York City they cross paths with local heroes, the Fantastic Four.
Team X/Team 7 1997 Image Comics Team X/Team 7 (1997): The two most violent teams in history team up.
Cable/Prophet 1997 Image Comics Prophet/Cable (1997): Natan Summers and John Prophet team up against Kang and Crypt.
X-Men/WildCATS 1997 Image Comics
  • WildC.A.T.s/X-Men: The Golden Age (1997): Wolverine and Zealot team up against the Nazis.
  • WildC.A.T.s/X-Men: The Silver Age (1997): The classic X-Men and the WildCATS confront the Daemonites and the Brood.
  • WildC.A.T.s/X-Men: The Modern Age (1997): The X-Men and the WildCATS team up against Hellfire Club and the Daemonites.
  • WildC.A.T.s/X-Men: The Dark Age (1997): In the future, the X-Men and the WildCATS team up to stop the Daemonites and the Sentinels.
Marvel/WildStorm 1997 WildStorm Productions World War 3 (1997): Various WildStorm heroes team up with Captain America, Iron Man, the Fantastic Four, and the Avengers.
Marvel/Shi 1997–2000 Crusade Comics
  • Daredevil/Shi (1997)
    • Shi/Daredevil (1997): Shi meets Daredevil.
    • Daredevil/Shi (1997): Shi and Daredevil team up once again.
  • Wolverine/Shi (1999–2000)
    • Wolverine/Shi: Dark Night of Judgment (1999): A bloody battle between Wolverine and Shi ensues on the streets of Tokyo.
    • Shi: Judgment Night (2000): Shi meets Wolverine yet again.
Marvel/Top Cow 1997–2009 Top Cow Productions
Punisher/Painkiller Jane 2001 Event Comics Punisher/Painkiller Jane (2001): A one-shot comic crossover between Frank Castle and Jane Vasko.
Marvel/The Darkness 2004–2006 Top Cow Productions
  • Hulk/The Darkness (2004)
    • The Darkness/The Incredible Hulk (2004): The Hulk and The Darkness face off against each other in a no holds bared battle.
  • Wolverine/The Darkness (2006)
    • The Darkness\Wolverine (2006): Jackie Estacado and Logan never met, but the power of the Darkness and Wolverine did.
Marvel/Witchblade 2004-2007 Top Cow Productions
  • Wolverine/Witchblade (2004)
    • Witchblade/Wolverine (2004): Wolverine and Witchblade-wielder Sara Pezzini getting married...and then gets crazier from there!
  • Punisher/Witchblade (2007)
    • Witchblade/The Punisher (2007): Sara Pezzini and Frank Castle face off against each other.
Spider-Man/Invincible 2006 Skybound Entertainment Spider-Man Meets Invincible (2006): Invincible finds himself in the Marvel universe and teams up with Spider-Man to take down Doctor Octopus.
X-Men/Cyberforce 2007 Top Cow Productions Cyberforce/X-Men (2007): A one-shot comic crossover between Marvel's X-Men and Top Cow's Cyberforce.
Spider-Man/Red Sonja 2007–2008 Dynamite Entertainment Spider-Man/Red Sonja (2007–2008): Spider-Man and Red Sonja must team up to take on the evil sorcerer Kulan Gath and Venom.
Avengers/Attack on Titan 2014 Kodansha Comics Attack on Avengers (2014): crossover between The Avengers and Attack on Titan (Shingeki no Kyojin).

See also


  1. ^ Marvel Chronicle: A Year by Year History (2008) Saunders, Catherine et al. (eds), Dorling Kindersley, London. ISBN 978-1-4053-3263-7 p 254
  2. ^ House of M (2006) Marvel Publishing, New York, ISBN 0-7851-1721-0
  3. ^ Civil War (2007): Millar, M., Marvel Publishing, New York, ISBN 0-7851-2179-X
  4. ^ Civil War: The Road to Civil War (2007), Grunwald, J. (ed), Marvel Publishing, New York, ISBN 0-7851-1974-4
  5. ^ Marvel Chronicle: A Year by Year History (2008) Saunders, Catherine et al. (eds), Dorling Kindersley, London. ISBN 978-1-4053-3263-7 p 336
  6. ^ DeAngelo, Daniel (July 2013). "The Not-Ready-For-Super-Team Players A History of the Defenders". Back Issue! (TwoMorrows Publishing) (65): 3.
  7. ^ Marvel Chronicle: A Year by Year History (2008) Saunders, Catherine et al. (eds), Dorling Kindersley, London. ISBN 978-1-4053-3263-7 p 208
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