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Some of greatest superhero stories ever told in comic books occur within One - shot issues. Many of these single issues deviate from norms of their respective series and portray our favourite heroes at their most human. This is list that tells powerful and important stories for their respective characters. Incredible Hulk 420 - Lest Darkness Come in this issue, Hulk has to face real world horror when his former sidekick, Jim contracts HIV. Jim Wilson pleads with Hulk give him some of his blood in order to save his life,. However, Hulk refuses as he does not want Jim to turn into Hulk - like creature. Levels of fear of HIV / AIDS were still high in 1994 when this issue was published and to show immensely powerful Hulk struggling with real world issues many readers may have faced as well, take this issue to new heights and show Hulk character at his most human. Daredevil 191 - Roulette Daredevil visits now paralyse Bullseye in hospital, He can no longer move or even talk, must lie there and endure round after round of Russian Roulette. As story reaches final round, it is revealed that Matt Murdock is who he is and, despite his deep hatred for Bullseye, there is only one way their story can end, with empty gun. Miller builds almost impossible tension as he takes reader right to edge of belief that Man Without Fear is about to take life. This was issue that marked end of Frank Miller's first run on Daredevil. Miller culminates his series with darkest superhero tale to date. Amazing Spider - Man 248 - Kid Who collects Spider - Man After Spider - Man himself reads newspaper article about young fan who is dying of Leukaemia, he decides to pay him visit. What unfolds is one of most touching and sad moments in all of Spider - Man's many issues. Pair bond and Spider - Man shares some of his stories, including how his negligence caused death of his Uncle Ben, touching scene that causes young boy to comfort his hero. This one - shot is great example of why Spider - Man is still fan favourite to this day. Superman Annual 11 - For Man Who Has Everything created by famous Watchmen duo of Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons, For Man Who Has Everything is one of Supermans most famous One - shot stories. Batman, Robin and Wonder Woman arrive at Fortress of Solitude to celebrate Supermans birthday, only to discover him in catatonic state. He has succumbed to alien plant known as Black Mercy in plotted by super - villain, Mongul. Black Mercy will show realistic dream of his heart's desire.

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One - shot in Japanese Manga industry, same concept is expressed by term yomikiri, which implies that comic is present in its entirety without any continuation. One - shot Manga tells its entire story in 15 - 60 pages, usually written contests, and sometimes later develops into full - length Manga series. Many popular Manga series begin one - shot stories,. These include Dragon Ball, Fist of North Star, Bleach, One Piece, Berserk, Kinnikuman and Death Note, among others. Some Note Manga authors, as Akira Toriyama and Rumiko Takahashi, have worked on numerous One shot stories in addition to their serialized works. Rising Stars of Manga is annual competition for original English - language One - shot Manga, many of which have gone on to become full - length Manga series.

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