It's the holiday season done the Merry Marvel way in this Santa-sized spectacular! Celebrate everyone's favorite time of year with everyone's favorite super heroes dashing through loads of exciting holiday-themed adventures! The Avengers and the Fantastic Four take on the terror of Santa Doom! Deadpool and the GLA bring their own brand of insanity to this very special time of year, and the Marvel Divas make an unforgettable Yule-tide appearance! Plus, the NEVER-BEFORE-SEEN X-MEN X-MAS!
Synopsis: While visiting New York City's Rockefeller Center and its famous Christmas tree, the Divas prevent catastrophe as the tree is accidentally knocked over by runaway truck. Firestar proves she can still be the hero despite her concerns about her cancer recovery as she saves the holiday visitors.
Synopsis: Hired by Rass Bankin to take out Santa Claus, Deadpool instead ends up saving jolly Saint Nick from the escaped Abominable. Deadpool receives his heart's desire from Santa, a complete set of "Monsters of Communism" Pez dispensers, in exchange for turning the tables on Mr. Bankin.
Notes: Originally presented in Marvel Digital Holiday Special (2008) #2. "Rass Bankin" is a play on the name Rankin/Bass, the production company that created the popular stop motion series of holiday television specials from the 1960s and 1970s.
Synopsis: Beckett, a man trying to change his criminal ways, enlists Nightcrawler to save his son Josh, who has been kidnapped by Beckett's former group as ransom for performing one more safe-cracking job at Roxxon. Nightcrawler brings his fellow X-Men to break up the caper and reunite father and son in time for the holidays.