"Killgrave, the Unbelievable Purple Man!"
Reprinted from Daredevil (Vol 1) #4.
The man named Zebediah Killgrave, whose skin is purple, has the power to exert imfluence on all in his presence. He goes on a brazen crime spree, and when he is brought to justice, gets Matt Murdock as his lawyer. No jails can hold him, and Daredevil must use his wits to stop him. 22 pages (X-783).
First appearance of Killgrave, the Purple Man.
"I Was a Decoy for Pildorr the Plunderer from Outer Space!"
Reprinted from Strange Tales (Vol 1) #94.
An astronaut is forced to bring tribute to an alien space pirate, and is forced to walk the gang-plank. It seems bleak, but the pirate has a surprise coming to him. 7 pages.
"Trapped: One X-Man!"
Reprinted from X-Men (Vol 1) #5.
While the X-Men tend to the injured Professor X, Magneto and his Brotherhood of Evil Mutants have developed a base on an asteroid orbiting Earth, Asteroid M. They capture the Angel in a skirmish and take him back to Asteroid M, but the X-Men follow. A fight ensues, and Cyclops trys to convince the Maximoffs to switch sides as portions of Asteroid M self-destructs. When the X-Men return, they learn that the Professor's disability was just a ruse to make them more confident on their own. 24 pages (X-668).
First appearance of Asteroid M.