Appearing in "The Battle Beyond!"
- Silver Surfer (Norrin Radd) (Only in recap)
- Uatu (Only in recap)
- Fantastic Four (Only in recap)
- Daily Bugle reporter
- hospital staff
- Tana Nile (Mentioned)
- Ego-Prime (Mentioned)
Races and Species:
- Zenn-Lavians (Only in recap)
- Silver Surfer's Surfboard (Only in recap)
- Worldship (Taa II) (Only in recap)
- Galactus' Space Bubble (Only in recap)
Synopsis for "The Battle Beyond!"
Firelord has summoned Galactus, then leaves. Unfortunately, a reporter heard everything, and reports the news, and panic begins to spread. Meanwhile, Blake tells Hercules the history of Galactus. Meanwhile, Galactus has arrived on Earth. Galactus tells Thor of the mad Ego, and how he was defeated by him. He wants Thor to fight Ego. With the power of Galactus, they barely manage to breach the atmosphere of Ego and reach the surface.
- This issue features a letters page, The Hammer Strikes. Letters are published from Chris Jamotta, Steve Kohler, Richard McCartney, Daryl Jackson, and Stephen Mac Donald.
- The letters page also features a Series "A" Marvel Value Stamp Vol 1 58 Mandarin.