(January 2008)

Marvel, 2007 Series
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Price:
2.99 USD; 3.05 CAD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
?
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Rated T+
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
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Barcode:
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Editing:
Joe Quesada (Editor in Chief); Tom Brevoort (Editor); Molly Lazer (Assistant Editor)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy paper
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
limited series

Issue Notes

Direct Edition. Marvel Limited Series 5 of 5.

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

Secret Invasion: The Infiltration (Table of Contents)

Illuminati / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jim Cheung
Inks:
Mark Morales
Colors:
Justin Ponsor
Letters:
None; typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Reed Richards [Mr. Fantastic]; Dr. Strange [Dr. Stephen Strange]; Black Bolt [Blackagar Boltagon]; Namor the Sub-Mariner; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Charles Xavier [Professor X]; Elektra [Skrull corpse]
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Illuminati / recap / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jim Cheung
Inks:
Mark Morales
Colors:
Justin Ponsor
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Reed Richards [Mr. Fantastic]; Dr. Strange [Dr. Stephen Strange]; Black Bolt [Blackagar Boltagon]; Namor the Sub-Mariner; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Charles Xavier [Professor X]
Synopsis:
Recaps the story to this point.

Indexer Notes

Creator credits and indicia information. Features a group pose.

["Whose body is that?"] (Table of Contents)

Illuminati / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script:
Brian Michael Bendis; Brian Reed
Pencils:
Jim Cheung
Inks:
Mark Morales
Colors:
Justin Ponsor
Letters:
Cory Petit [as VC's Cory Petit]

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Reed Richards [Mr. Fantastic]; Dr. Strange [Dr. Stephen Strange]; Black Bolt [Blackagar Boltagon; Skrull] (death of); Namor the Sub-Mariner; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Charles Xavier [Professor X]; Elektra [Skrull corpse]; Skrulls (death of)
Synopsis:
The Illuminati get together for the first time since Planet Hulk and the Civil War to deal with the shocking reveals in NEW and MIGHTY AVENGERS. But not everyone in the cabal is who they say they are. Its a throw-down drag-out that opens the door to the Marvel event of 2008!! [per solicitation]
Reprints:

Fury's Files (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby; John Cassaday; David Finch
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Nyx; Beast [Hank McCoy]; X-men [Silver Age]; X-men [Present]
Synopsis:
"Discovered in a decommissioned S.H.I.E.L.D. safehouse, a list of little known facts about the X-Men was discovered that Nick Fury personally collected to be used or leveraged when necessary."

Indexer Notes

Small illustrated capsules from the covers to X-Men #1 (1963) and X-Men Messiah Complex #1 (2008) adorn the bottom edge of the page. Additionally there are two small illustrated capsules of Beast and Nyx taken from unknown issues that adorn the right side of the page.

Portfolio Review (Table of Contents)

New Exiles #1 / promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom Grummett
Pencils:
Tom Grummett
Inks:
Tom Grummett
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
New Exiles [Rogue; Mistiq; Kitty Pryde; Morph; Sabretooth; Psylocke]

Synopsis:
Presented is a behind-the-scenes look at what went into creating the new Exiles team from series artist Tom Grummett.

Look Who's Talking! (Table of Contents)

Matt Fraction / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Marvel (interviewer); Matt Fraction (interviewee)
Pencils:
David Aja
Inks:
David Aja
Colors:
Matt Hollingsworth
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Iron Fist
Synopsis:
Interview with writer of IMMORTAL IRON FIST, Matt Fraction.
Keywords:
Interview

Indexer Notes

Features a portion of the cover to issue #1 of IMMORTAL IRON FIST.

Questions That Need Answers! (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Various [see notes]
Pencils:
Various [see notes]
Inks:
Various [see notes]
Colors:
Various [see notes]
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Wasp; Kitty Pryde; Spider Woman [Jessica Drew]; Luke Cage; Psylocke; Mary Jane Watson; Squirrel Girl; Ms. Marvel; Dead Girl; Galactus; Clea; Mystique; Gambit

Synopsis:
If you could date a Marvel character, who would it be and why?

Indexer Notes

Fourteen writers and artists answered this question: J. Michael Straczynski, Marc Sumerak, Brian Reed, Brian Michael Bendis, Dan Slott, C.B. Cebulski, Joe Quesada, Frank Cho, Chris Yost, Fred Van Lente, Matt Fraction, Jeff Parker, Craig Kyle and Christian Strain. Additionally, the answers to this question is enhanced by a small illustrated capsule of the Marvel character in question. I can only identify the following artists: John Cassaday, David Finch, John Romita, Sr., Bryan Hitch, Frank Cho, MIke Allred.

[Advertisements] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 22 pages (report information)

Indexer Notes

Beowulf (game, Ubisoft); Spider-Man 3 (DVD, Columbia Pictures/WalMart); Friends aren't disposable (campaign, Above the Influence); Monster Jam (game, ActiVision); The Eye of Judgment (game, Sony Computer Entertainment); Enemy Territory Quake Wars (DVD-Rom software game, ActiVision); Spider-Man: Friend or Foe (game, ActiVision); Resistance: Fall of Man (game, Sony Computer Entertainment); Ratchet Clank Future (game, Insomniac Games); Gears of War (game, Epic Games); Conan (video game, THQ); 2008 Nissan Sentra (car, Nissan); Star Wars Battlefront (game, LucasArts); PSP (gameplayer, Sony Computer Entertainment); Age of Empires III (game, Ensemble Studios); Digital World (service, AT&T); Army Reserve (recruitment, U.S. Army)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Secret Invasion: The Infiltration
    Illuminati
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Illuminati
  3. 2. ["Whose body is that?"]
    Illuminati
  4. 3. Fury's Files
  5. 4. Portfolio Review
    New Exiles #1
  6. 5. Look Who's Talking!
    Matt Fraction
  7. 6. Questions That Need Answers!
  8. 7. [Advertisements]
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