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Image: Marvel Comics Before he was busy fundamentally overhauling the X-Men with a host of writers and artists to establish the golden Krakoan Age for Marvel’s Merry Mutants, Jonathan Hickman basically re-wrote the entire goddamn universe in a legendary run across a series of main titles, each delicately laying the piece to culminate in Secret Wars, the line-wide reshuffling of the entire Marvel Multiverse. From the seeds sown as early as six years prior in Fantastic Four, to the machinations of the secretive Illuminati in New Avengers, Hickman’s tenure as a Marvel writer is lauded for good reason. Rishi Joe Sanu : Jonathan Hickman’s big interconnected story which starts with Fantastic Four and FF in 2009, runs through SHIELD, Avengers, New Avengers, Ultimates, and ends with 2015’s Secret Wars. It’s by far the largest and the most ambitious crossover story that either DC or Marvel has done to date. It reads more like a science fiction novel than a classic comic book.