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  Onslaught for Champions
Onslaught was teamed up with fellow Decepticons Brawl, Swindle, Vortex and Blast Off in at attempt to duplicate the success in creating the combiner robot named Devastator.
Onslaught prefers the intellectual battlegrounds of the mind, where he can carefully devise and polish his sinister schemes, to the physical battlegrounds of the war, where events don't always unfold as expected.
Typically, Onslaught takes a backseat role in the assaults he plots, choosing to observe and re-evaluate his strategy rather than actually engage in combat, but, when stirred to action, he is a relentless, furious fighter, a terrifying contrast to the reserved thinker he is otherwise.
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HISTORY: Onslaught was a sentient psionic entity created from the consciousness of two mutants: Professor Charles Xavier, telepathic founder of the heroic X-Men, and the charismatic subversive known as Magneto, Master of Magnetism.
Onslaught succeeded in capturing the child despite a rescue attempt by Franklin's parents, Mister Fantastic and Invisible Woman, members of the legendary super-team known as the Fantastic Four.
Onslaught returned to New York, reprogramming the Sentinel robots to obey his commands and form a protective circle around Manhattan, sealing off the island from the rest of the world.
www.marveldirectory.com /individuals/o/onslaught.htm   (920 words)

 The Unofficial Comics Crossover Index - Onslaught   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Onslaught remained in the mental realm until a psionic battle between Xavier and an opponent gave him the chance to enter our physical world.
Image, of course, was the company created by comic artists who wanted to own their creations, and to be fair they have been behind some good stuff over the years.
Onslaught was a good chance for Marvel to tone up its big sellers and bring them back to basics -- simple stories with an emphasis on good writing, something both the longtime fans and the new generation could enjoy.
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 Transformers Profiles-Onslaught
Thus a perfect plan virtually guarantees a victory Onslaught prefers the intellectual battlegrounds of the mind, where he can carefully devise and polish his sinister schemes, to the physical battlegrounds of the war, where events don't always unfold as expected.
Typically, Onslaught takes a backseat role in the assaults he plots, choosing to observe and re-evaluate his strategy rather than actually engage in combat.
This side of Onslaught's personality comes as a surprise to most of the other Decepticons, but those who understand him know his violent behavior is born out of frustration that his plan didn't work, forcing his involvement, rather than any suppressed lust for battle hidden in his character.
www.angelfire.com /ca5/Prowl/onslaught.html   (283 words)

 Onslaught (comics) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Onslaught was first mentioned in Uncanny X-Men #322, in which the Juggernaut crash-landed in Hoboken, New Jersey, having been hit hard enough by Onslaught to send him across the country, with a mental block on his brain, causing him to forget who or what Onslaught actually was (as he had learned Onslaught's identity).
Onslaught was to become thought itself (an objective he had actually managed to accomplish before his demise), and force himself into the minds of every living being.
Onslaught planned to reverse this process, and channel all that energy into himself, with the Sentinel's rampage being a way to spur fear, panic, and various negative emotions, which would release scores of psionic energy, which Onslaught would then channel into himself, growing ever-stronger.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Onslaught_(comics)   (2855 words)

 OAFE - ML13: Onslaught BAF review
Onslaught was an interesting idea for a character that was unfortunately tied into one of the worst Marvel crossovers ever.
Onslaught's second form was designed by '90s superstar Joe Madureira, who was responsible for introducing anime stylings to American comics - which is why Onslaught v2's armor is so busy and he bears slight resemblance to Sachiel, the third angel, from Neon Genesis Evangelion.
Onslaught's first form appeared to stand around 10' tall - it's hard to tell, since he never really had a body, just an illusion caused by the mingling of psychic and magnetic powers - so this size might have worked for him then.
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 Marvel Comics giving whole gang of superheroes facelifts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The amnesia-ridden Captain is the latest attempt by Marvel Comics to reintroduce more than a dozen of their classic superheroes with spanking new origins, stronger female characters and deeper emotional baggage.
As the country's top comics seller, Marvel is gambling that fans will snap up the '90s version of Captain America and three other flagging vintage titles, thereby repositioning both the company and the heroes for a new market.
Retooling baby boomer generation heroes for Gen X may be sacrilegious to some comic purists but the brawny classics have won the test of time, says Bob Harras, editor in chief of Marvel Comics.
www.chron.com /content/chronicle/business/96/09/22/comics.html   (761 words)

The Onslaught crossover in 1996 set the stage for Marvel's "Hereos Reborn" story arc where the Avengers, Fantastic Four, Iron Man, and the Hulk were redefined by Rob Liefied and Jim Lee.
In Onslaught, a powerful mutant tears through Marvel U, where the combined powers of mutant and human heroes is barely enough to stop him and the FF and Avenger must make a huge sacrifice to save Earth.
This comic has some back and front cover creasing, which can bee seen in a scan at the link at the bottom of this description.
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 Onslaught - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
An onslaught is a sudden and overwhelming attack.
Onslaught (video game), a 1989 Amiga platform beat'em up computer game.
Onslaught (novel), a 2002 science fiction novel by David Sherman and Dan Cragg.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Onslaught   (132 words)

 MUTANT WATCH X-Men xmen comics column   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
It seems to me Marvel are no longer complacent and conservative but trying to push the boundaries of mainstream comics in a way not seen since 1986.
Personally I think that Marvel has embraced what I like to consider a "post-Authority" comic marketplace, which in other words means its fine to have openly gay characters and a nice dose of violence, but most importantly trying to tie superheroes to the real world a little more.
Though this approach isn't a hit with every comic reader, I think its just a progression of what Alan Moore tried to do almost twenty years ago, which was ask what superheroes would be like in the real world, or what the real world would be like if superheroes really existed.
www.x-worldcomics.com /x/column/mutantwatch041003.htm   (404 words)

Hugely powerful, Onslaught threatened all of existence with its power, and, in order to stop it, the Avengers, the Fantastic Four, Iron Man, and Captain America sacrificed themselves, apparently destroying Onslaught.
The HR characters will be confronted by Onslaught as his reach extends deep into their world and upsets the balance of both realities.
It's ten years later, Onslaught is angry and powerful and ready to exact revenge on everyone.
www.newsarama.com /marvelnew/Onslaught/OnslaugthReborn.htm   (2504 words)

 The Comics Reporter
Combining straight-faced spiritualism with outsized comedy, at first glance Ben Jones creates comics close enough to those emanating from the late Providence arts collective Fort Thunder that he runs the risk of being lost in the bright light of their reflected output.
Doing battle with a giant pile of Ben Jones comics and its pen-and-ink onslaught of bizarre laugh lines and touching sentiment is one of the most daunting tasks in comics today, and perhaps the most fun.
Because of his lack of exposure to comics, let alone immersion in the arguments made on art comics' behalf, many typical nuances of terminology and valuation seem lost on Jones.
www.comicsreporter.com /index.php/resources/interviews/134   (1099 words)

 Evil Avatar - Onslaught   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
I think the Onslught character crossed several comics and storylines so there is not a series that covers it in order.
Onslaught should have been great, but turned out being stupid.
Don't bring back Onslaught, he was lame the first time around and reaked of 90s comic-dom.
www.evilavatar.com /forums/showthread.php?t=19348   (628 words)

 Amazon.com: Onslaught Volume 4: Eye of the Storm (X-Men) (Fantastic Four) (Avengers) (Marvel Comics): Books: Peter ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Onslaught Volume 6: Pyrrhic Victory (X-Men) (Fantastic Four) (Avengers) (Marvel Comics) by Scott Lobdell
Onslaught Volume 2: To The Victor (X-Men) (Fantastic Four) (Avengers) (Marvel Comics) by Terry Kavanagh
Read the comics that the makers of Batman Begins read.
www.amazon.com /Onslaught-Fantastic-Avengers-Marvel-Comics/dp/0785102833   (678 words)

 Marvel Onslaught
Fantastic, Iron Man) were inserts in various Marvel comics.
Onslaught Preview cards 1-7 came randomly packaged (1 per box) in '96 Spider-Man Premium boxes, and Preview cards 8 and 9 were NSU promo inserts.
The autograph cards contain identical artwork on the card fronts to the card #s in the basic set listed above, but with different card backs - containing a short bio of the artist/creator.
abs-cards.net /checklists/mvonslt.html   (78 words)

 IGN Comics: Reviews, Forums, News and Toys
Onslaught Trailer Menaces Viewers : Will Heroes Reborn happen again?...
Design a comic cover and walk away with some sweet swag.
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 Comics Continuum
The show will be set in Opal City, and like the comics series by James Robinson and Tony Harris, will feature Jack Knight, who becomes a super-hero after his brother, the previous Starman, is "mysteriously" killed.
The producers of Starman brought comics writer Jeph Loeb on board for Smallville and sources tell The Continuum another comics creator might become involved with Birds of Prey.
DC Comics has announced that December's Fables: Legends in Exile Trade Paperback, solicited with a retail price of $14.95, instead will carry a price of $9.95.
www.comicscontinuum.com /stories/0210/17/index.htm   (1047 words)

 ComicsPriceGuide.com - Marvel History : Ending of the Long Running Titles
That is why you see an obnoxious number of #1's, continual reboots, special crossovers, variant covers etc. The art of actually making comics that attract a fan base over time is a lost art.
As long as the ego's in this industry call the shots, comics will never be what they once were.
Posted - 10/21/2006 : 7:25:53 PM Onslaught was a very convenient leaving point for me as a collector.
www.comicspriceguide.com /forum2/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=35041   (2133 words)

 Rob Liefeld - Official Website
Onslaught and the Heroes Reborn together looks to be combustible for
comics, catching up on old one's, filling in the gaps.
comics in every way shape and form style and size.
robliefeld.net /journal_insert.htm   (4024 words)

 Free Time Comics - Free Time Comics - Denver's Premier Comic Book Shop (303) 466-1620
However, Marvel comics seems to think it can continue to push its most popular titles further and further back.
Civil War titles were to be pushed back a month has affected alot of fans.
DC Comics also has its share of late titles but they seem to be a lot fewer and generally not the big name titles.
www.freetimecomics.com   (789 words)

 Enter Now: The Age of Onslaught   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
These pages are not affiliated with nor endorsed by Marvel Comics, and are non-profit & for educational/ entertainment purposes only.
All characters, logos, and likenesses thereof are © Marvel Comics (unless otherwise noted), and are used without permission.
All stories herin remain the property of their respective writers and the webmaster, and may not be reprinted without permission
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 Onslaught Returns - Toy News International Forums
The above Site is created by an old friend of mines who hopes to continue his brother's dream to help the children of Napel to get the education they need.
I mean, it is his style of drawing of how he uses a bunch of cross hatching and sharp angular lines.
At least, he can now draw a better Captain America, but still.....Having 900 percent of the characters with clutched hands irriates me. It is as if everyone in the comic world walks around with their hand closed all the time.
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 Cosmic Showdown! - Message Board - ezboard.com
Onslaught could shut Doomsday down without even resorting to combat, and Thanos is too much like a pale imitation of Darkseid.
Onslaught would definetely win,he might have a challenge against darkseid maybe,but otherwise,he would kick ass and take names.
Like I said, Onslaught or Darkseid, depending on whether or not Darkseid can unleash the Omega Effect before Onslaught nails him, and whether or not the OE has any effect at all if it does hit!
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 IGN Comics
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 onslaught - OneLook Dictionary Search
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Onslaught : Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
Words similar to onslaught: attack, barrage, onrush, onset, outpouring, assault, more...
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 Turner Variant Revealed for Onslaught Reborn #1 - Silver Bullet Comics - comics news, comic book news, comics ...
Celebrating the ten year anniversary of Heroes Reborn, Onslaught Reborn #1 will feature a 50/50 variant cover by superstar artist Michael Turner seen here for the first time.
Ten years ago, the Marvel Universe was forever changed when its heroes selflessly sacrificed themselves to save the world from Onslaught.
A significant portion of the proceeds from Onslaught Reborn #1-5 will be donated to The Sam Loeb College Scholarship Fund.
www.silverbulletcomicbooks.com /news/116103948552134.htm   (285 words)

 O-Zone Comics Hot Sites!!!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Each month a lucky member of our staff sifts through stacks of newsletters, gathers enough energy to answer the e-mail, and skillfully surfs the Web to find fun sites for you to visit and keep up to date with all that is happening with comics and gaming.
Onslaught War Journal brings you news from the front!
Superhero Cartoon Database - not really a fanzine, but a large compilation of cartoon and animated series information, plus links to lots of comic book pages.
www.gemstate.net /vip/ozone/hot.html   (336 words)

 eBay Store - Spencerkiddd's Comics And More: Comic Books, Comics, Xmen   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
X-men Comics & Spiderman Comic Book are the majority of my inventory, Also stocked are Wolverine, Fantastic Four, Avengers, Daredevil & More.
I have recently added the "Best Offer" Feature, to many listings, feel free to make an offer, and all reasonable offers will be considered.
Buyer adds $5.00 for S/H, this covers up to 25 books, and an extra 10 cents per book won, an additional $1.30 is available if you desire for Ins(not responsible if no Ins taken and ins will vary, depending on final selling price of comics bought).
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