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  Villains of Marvel Comics - X-Villians: Apocalypse
Apocalypse believes in the survival of the fittest (thereby demonstrating his basic lack of understanding when it comes to evolutionary principles), and is not above engineering events to weed out the unfit.
Cable was raised in an alternate future where Apocalypse ruled, and has come back in time several times to either confront Apocalypse or to maintain the timeline so that Apocalypse can never rise to power.
During the Age of Apocalypse timeline (that's a web-site in itself!), Poccy was surrounded by "prelates" who carried out his orders, served by Mister Sinister, and had a devoted and homicidal son called Holocaust.
www.geocities.com /x_villains/apocalypse/apoc.html   (548 words)

  Apocalypse (comics) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Apocalypse is one of the most powerful beings in the Marvel universe, possessing a multitude of superhuman abilities, including almost unsurpassed strength, invulnerability and the ability to both shift and alter his mass and form.
Apocalypse is the second earliest known mutant, born in mid-30th century BC Egypt.(The first being Selene) After coming to mutant power, he appears as a death god in several ancient mythologies.
Apocalypse was once planned to be the mastermind behind the Weapon X project that gave Wolverine his adamantium skeleton.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Apocalypse_(comics)   (5263 words)

 Horsemen of Apocalypse (comic book team) - comicvine.com
The first Horseman Apocalypse recruited for his new team was Gazer, a mutant who was a part of a NASA research program, whose loss of power on M-Day left him dying of radiation poisoning.
The alien Doop led Lorina to Apocalypse's temple where she would be given back her magnetic abilities, as well as the ability to carry and transmit some of the most lethal diseases known to man, as the horseman Pestilence.
In the Marvel Mangaverse, the horsemen is composed of Archangel, Juggernaut, Mister Sinister and Emma Frost.
www.comicvine.com /horsemen-of-apocalypse/65-40423   (1193 words)

 The religion of Apocalypse (En Sabah Nur)
Apocalypse was raised by nomadic tribesmen; he was not raised in a family or culture that worshipped the ancient Egyptian deities that were worshipped in Egypt at the time.
Apocalypse is also an extreme Social Darwinist whose belief in "survival of the fittest" is central to his worldview and goals.
When Apocalypse tried to power the device, he was weakened, and his high priests, afraid of his power, imprisoned him inside the Eye of Ages and then took him to the top of the Himalayan Mountains and imprisoned him behind three doors...
www.adherents.com /lit/comics/Apocalypse.html   (2097 words)

Apocalypse is the millennia-old mutant born in classical Egypt and who has survived by technological means and his powers until he could reveal himself in modern times as a major villain.
Apocalypse first appeared in X-Factor #5 in 1986, although his presence was first hinted at in X-Factor #1.
Apocalypse has 33 articulations in the neck, the shoulders, the elbows, the wrists, the palms, the fingers, the abdominal, the waist, the hips, the thighs, the knees, the calves, the ankles and the toes.
www.comicbookbin.com /apocalypse001.html   (904 words)

 Age of Apocalypse (comic book story-arc) - comicvine.com
Apocalypse's first attacks on North America took the world by surprise and he was able to control most of North America without much resistance.
Standing in the center of the city is Apocalypse's citadel, a constant reminder as to the destructor of the country.
We have a flashback to Sunfire being tortured by Nemesis and Apocalypse.
www.comicvine.com /age-of-apocalypse/39-40752   (10367 words)

 Sunday Slugfest - X-Men: Age of Apocalypse Review - Silver Bullet Comics
He was involved in some chapters of the original event, and was significant in contributing character designs for the likes of “Age of Apocalypse” Kitty, the Sugarman and the general sense of a world turned sideways.
Although he appeared to be a staunch supporter of changing public opinion towards comic books, recently discovered evidence shows he was part of a larger conspiracy to hinder the financial and artistic growth of the medium.
These comics are based on events featured in Marvel’s “Age of Apocalypse” crossover event originally published in 1995.
www.silverbulletcomicbooks.com /reviews/111011340345911.htm   (3851 words)

 Caliban (comics) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Caliban (August Hoffer) is a mutant character in the Marvel Comics universe.
Apocalypse promised to give Caliban enough power to gain revenge against the Marauders who killed his Morlock "family." Caliban accepted Apocalypse's proposal and, through genetic manipulation, became the Horseman of Apocalpyse known as Death.
After some time Apocalypse returned and took Caliban with him, turning him this time into the Horseman Pestilence, further augmenting his physical power and giving him the ability to spread a telepathic disease as well.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Caliban_(comics)   (889 words)

 x men
Apocalypse, who use their powers to try to disrupt and dominate human society.
Many of these new comics were sarcastic, cynical, or deeply responsive to the established look of the superhero comic book, and were a distinct reaction to the increasingly predictable nature of Marvel comics in the 1990s.The focus of 2001 was the ascent of writer Grant Morrison and artist Frank Quitely to ''X-Men,'' retitled ''New X-Men''.
In 2002, comics critic Julian Darius argued in "X-Men is Not an Allegory of Racial Tolerance" that a close examination of early X-Men comics would make Magneto not Malcolm X but his group the violent Black Panthers.
www.dirpedia.com /x-men.html   (3533 words)

 Comics Continuum
Following are Marvel Comics' solicitation for March, with information coming from the publisher.
Apocalypse has been destroyed; the end of the world has been averted.
Gambit may be the only person who can save the city from an undead apocalypse, but he¹s got bigger problems at the moment: two women, both heartbroken, both angry, and both demanding his head on a platter.
www.comicscontinuum.com /stories/0412/23/marchvel.htm   (4484 words)

 Toy Soldier Games and Comics » 40K APOCALYPSE and why it rocks
Apocalypse (Games Workshop’s upcoming expansion for their Warhammer 40K Miniatures Game) news has been making its way around the net for months now and we’ve had a preview copy of the book in the Toy Soldier for a couple of weeks.
Apocalypse is outstanding because it reverses this trend.
Apocalypse has tons to offer for those who want: to create armies with a story, to build or paint huge centerpieces (that you can actually use in the game!) or just have fun playing with their friends.
www.amesburygames.com /wordpress/?p=45   (294 words)

 Gambit (comics) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Upon the return of Apocalypse, Gambit submitted himself to the villain and was transformed into the one of Apocalypse's Horsemen, Death.
In their latest battle, Gambit was knocked unconscious and was taken by the former X-Man Sunfire, now a Horseman like him, to a Zen temple in Japan, where Sunfire told Gambit that they had to destroy all bonds to their former lives and take Polaris with them.
In the Age of Apocalypse, Gambit was a member of the X-Men and one of Magneto's closest friends.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Gambit_(comics)   (4712 words)

 Apocalypse Ltd information information - Search.com
Apocalypse Ltd was a publishing company formed out of an alliance of Pat Mills, John Wagner, Alan Grant and Kevin O'Neill along with Neptune Distribution, who were also involved with Trident Comics.
It was meant to provide titles such as Marshal Law a way to avoid dealing with the big companies such as Marvel Comics & DC Comics.
The company ended in acrimony in 1992 with many involved never working in comics again.
search.com.com /reference/Apocalypse_Ltd   (182 words)

 Apocalypse Whenever — The Adventures of Joe & Bob > Updates
Apocalypse Whenever -- The Adventures of Joe and Bob: JB 145 (Thursday, October 5th, 2006)
Apocalypse Whenever -- The Adventures of Joe and Bob: JB 141 (Thursday, September 14th, 2006)
Apocalypse Whenever -- The Adventures of Joe and Bob: JB 140 (Thursday, September 7th, 2006)
www.onlinecomics.net /pages/details/updates.php?comicID=7768   (341 words)

 Apocalypse Now Redux
As I stood waiting one night 22 years ago to see Apocalypse Now the first time, watching the previous shellshocked audience file out of the theater, a friend broke away from that crowd with a beatific smile on his face.
Apocalypse Now did help provide me, and many of my generation, with a vision of what film art could achieve, a vision so magnificent it doomed us to spend much of our subsequent moviegoing lives in a funk.
Apocalypse Now, a film forged in the Philippine jungle of herculean struggle, epic ambition and, some would say, madness, became that halcyon era's last great gasp.
www.chron.com /disp/story.mpl/life/1010365.html   (1165 words)

 the comic-book apocalypse » Badmouth
These were the trade shows where representatives from all the comic companies laid out their offerings for the coming year and tried to convince storeowners they would make big bucks selling them.
Comics collectors were finally mad at Marvel for churning out garbage for the past few years.
Continuity comics was a pet project of Neal Adams in the late ’80s, and he decided to take advantage of the comics craze of the ’90s by ramping things up a bit.
www.badmouth.net /the-comic-book-apocalypse   (8615 words)

 Classic Comic Books - Demon Tweak
Some of you may be reading old comic books for twice that, while others have been reading comic books for less.
Frederic Wertham once contended comics books are bad for kids, described in David Hajdu's "The Ten Cent Plague", leading to the misconception comic books are for kids alone.
From the work of Sandman comic creator Neil Gaiman to the gritty apocalypse comics of Watchmen and beyond, the efforts of a virtual Who's Who of American comics have established good comic books as an art-form.
www.classic-comic-books.com   (238 words)

 comics: Bio Apocalypse: The most amazing comic book I have ever read. [PDF]
Bio Apocalypse: The most amazing comic book I have ever read.
This comic was posted a long time ago on the Something Awful forums.
This comic was oddly fantastic in a strange way, right up until the retarded ending.
www.reddit.com /r/comics/info/6msue/comments   (1516 words)

 eBay.co.uk - Apocalypse, DVDs, Games, Film Memorabilia items at low prices   (Site not responding. Last check: )
APOCALYPSE NOW t-shirt sz L Col. Gilgore (shop:S-XXL)
XBOX Xmen Legends Rise Of Apocalypse X-men *SEALED*
Doctor Who Timewyrm: Apocalypse Virgin NA VG Condition
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 Apocalypse Meow Volume 1 - Rabbit Valley - Furry and Anthropomorphic Comics
Apocalypse Meow Volume 1 - Rabbit Valley - Furry and Anthropomorphic Comics
Non-human cast of characters notwithstanding, this compelling and painstakingly-researched work places an emphasis on factualism in order to accurately portray the events of the Vietnam War.
With a fresh perspective on one of history's greatest calamities, Apocalypse Meow is a daring new take on a conflict that won't soon be forgotten…especially after these young rabbits are done!
store.rabbitvalley.org /item_5024_3169___Apocalypse-Meow-Volume-1.html   (266 words)

 Shopzilla - Shop for apocalypse Action Figures - Halloween shopping - Best prices on Toys & Games
Marvel Universe Age of Apocalypse Weapon X Bust Stands 6" H. Features Wolverine as the one-handed Weapon X from...
Castlevania Demon Castle Dracula Apocalypse Soundtrack AG175 The music to this Castlevania soundtrack is the music you hear...
Marvel Universe Age of Apocalypse Weapon X Bust (pre-order) Stands 6" H. Features Wolverine as the one-handed Weapon X from...
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 Punch Comics - marvel comics apocalypse - comics, sell comic books, comic book subscriptions
Age of Apocalypse - sure if you are going to sit next to them and explain every page.
In this issue: The Age of Apocalypse continues in "The Art of War!" This book is...
In the universe of Marvel Comics Apocalypse is a supervillain an enemy to the X-Men and whenever he resurfaces he typically four mutants into his Horsemen including Death War Famine and Pestilence...
www.punch-comics.com /1/marvelcomicsapocalypse   (1067 words)

 Marshal Law - Don Markstein's Toonopedia
Genetic engineering had made super-powered people common (not that they weren't already pretty common in comic books), and among the super-powered was Joe Gilmore, an ex-soldier consumed with the self-loathing that sometimes afflicts those who have done what he'd done.
Joe became a government-sanctioned superhero, whose assignment was to rid the city of the freelance "heroes" who were continuing to use their military empowerment and training in civilian life, to the detriment of the community.
Marshal Law was first seen in a six-issue mini-series, published by Epic Comics, a Marvel imprint that allowed creators to own their work.
www.toonopedia.com /mrshalaw.htm   (516 words)

 Apocalypse - Dogpile Web Search
Apocalypse (Greek: Ἀποκάλυψις Apokálypsis; "lifting of the veil"), is a term applied to the disclosure to certain privileged persons of something hidden...
Apocalypse is a fictional character from various comic books and graphic novels published by Marvel Comics.
Apocalypse is a videogame for the PlayStation games console, developed by Neversoft and published by Activision.
www.dogpile.com /dogpile_iso/ws/results/Web/Apocalypse/1/0/0/Relevance/iq=true/zoom=off/_iceUrlFlag=7?_IceUrl=true   (370 words)

 Polite Dissent
In the comic, he has the Las Vegas area populated by members of the Gorilla Commune when the map shows it should be firmly in the area of the Lion Tribes.
Given that the majority of comic books exist in fictional worlds, it can be difficult to define what constitutes an alternate history and what doesn’t.
I was pleased that they were plainly offering the FCBD comics (well, the gold ones) — plus what seemed to be some left over from last year.
www.politedissent.com /index.php?s=apocalypse&submit=search   (2026 words)

 First Dynasty
Apocalypse was born in the mid-30th century BC in ancient Egypt during the First Dynasty.
The last half of the third season focused on the battle to stop Apocalypse from waking, and he became the main villain for the fo...
Apocalypse was one of the most physically powerful beings on Earth.
www.experiencefestival.com /first_dynasty   (2259 words)

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