Famous names: Peter David, George Perez
Crunchy goodness: 5
Continuity porn: The future Rick James lives in a giant "trophy room" that includes Captain America's shield, Wolverine's metal skeleton, the Beast's pelt, Magneto's helmet, and Thor's hammer.
Sights you'll never unsee: After the Maestro breaks the Hulk's neck and he's paralyzed, a voluptuous concubine comes to pleasure the Hulk... whether he wants it or not.
Life lesson: Meeting your evil future self may be cheaper than therapy, but the couch is way less comfy.
Sequels: The Maestro makes a brief appearance in the underwhelming Hulk storyline "Ghosts of the Future." Much better is David's Hulk prose novel, What Savage Beast, which features the Maestro recruiting a army of Hulks from alternate timelines.