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Super-Villain Team-Up Super-Villain Team-Up began first began life as two issues of Marvel's 1974-75 Giant Size series, before being given its own title in August 1975. The book ran until June of 1980, with only 17 issues appearing during that time. The basic concept of the book, as the title suggests, was to have an ongoing series that featured popular badguys like Dr. Doom.

The title initially teamed up Dr. Doom and Sub-Mariner, who had lost his own series, from which it picked up the unresolved plots, especially that of the comatose Atlanteans. After a continual succession of writers and artists and a crossover with The Avengers, the plot gets resolved in issue #13 when Dr. Doom revives the Atlanteans, thus dissolving his alliance with Sub-Mariner. The Sub-Mariner plot continued in The Defenders after which the character became an infrequent guest-star in the Marvel Universe.

Issue #14 (Oct. 1977), which featured Magneto and Dr. Doom, was billed as the final issue of the series, and its plot-line was resolved in Champions #16. However, the book continued with issue #15 (Nov. 1978), a reprint of Astonishing Tales #4-5, and issues #16-17, which featured the Red Skull and the Hate-Monger. The final issue, #17, was cover-dated June 1980, more than a year after #16 (May 1979).

Characters appearing within the series:
#1 - Doctor Doom and Namor vs. Attuma, Doctor Dorcas, and Tiger Shark
#2 - Doctor Doom and Namor vs. Attuma, Doctor Dorcas, and Tiger Shark
#3 - Doctor Doom and Namor vs. Attuma, Doctor Dorcas, and Tiger Shark
#4 - Doctor Doom vs. Namor
#5 - Doctor Doom and Namor vs. Fantastic Four
#6 - Doctor Doom and Namor vs. Fantastic Four and the Shroud
#7 - Doctor Doom and Namor vs. the Shroud
#8 - Doctor Doom and Namor vs. Ringmaster
#9 - Doctor Doom vs. Attuma
#10 - Doctor Doom vs. Red Skull
#11 - Doctor Doom and Namor vs. Red Skull
#12 - Doctor Doom vs. Red Skull
#13 - Doctor Doom and Namor vs. Warlord Krang
#14 - Doctor Doom vs. Magneto
#15 - Doctor Doom vs. Red Skull
#16 - Red Skull and Hate-Monger
#17 - Red Skull, Hate-Monger, and Arnim Zola