The Amazing Spider-Man #579 [Direct Edition]
(February 2009)

Marvel, 1999 Series
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Price:
2.99 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
thrice monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Publishing, Inc.
Brand:
Marvel [white on red]
Barcode:
75960604716157911
Editing:
Stephen Wacker; Tom Brennan (assistant); Tom Brevoort (executive)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern Age US
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Spider-Man / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Marcos Martin
Inks:
?
Colors:
?

Characters:
Spider-Man; Shocker
Reprints:

["The elements of manliness"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)


Synopsis:
An advertisement for BVD's men's underwear, available at J.C. Penney.

Indexer Notes

inside front cover

Shocker and Awe (Table of Contents)

The DB / recap / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Unscheduled Stop Part 2 (Table of Contents)

Spider-Man / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Waid
Pencils:
Marcos Martin
Inks:
Marcos Martin
Colors:
Javier Rodriguez
Letters:
Chris Eliopoulos [as VC's Chris Eliopoulos]

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
May Parker; Spider-Man; J. Jonah Jameson, Sr.; Shocker; J. Jonah Jameson; Marla Jameson
Synopsis:
Spider-Man rescues a group of jurors from a subway train wreck caused by the Shocker.
Reprints:

["The #1 National Bestselling Series"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)


Synopsis:
An advertisement for Erin Hunter's Warrior novels.

Indexer Notes

This advertisement is between pages 7 and 8 of the Spider-Man story.

["Entertainment Earth"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)


Synopsis:
An advertisement for Entertainment Earth, a pop-culture collectibles retailer.

Indexer Notes

This advertisement is between pages 8 and 9 of the Spider-Man story.

["Spider-Man: Web of Shadows"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 2 pages (report information)


Synopsis:
An advertisement for the Activision computer game, "Spider-Man Web of Shadows"

Indexer Notes

This advertisement is between page 12 of the Spider-Man story and the Heroes & Villains advertisement.

["Introducing an exciting new line in crime fighting..."] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)


Synopsis:
An advertisement for Giant Merchandising's t-shirts, featuring licensed Marvel characters.

Indexer Notes

This advertisement is between the "Spider-Man Web of Shadows" video game advertisement and page 13 of the Spider-Man story.

["The Wonderful Wizard of Oz"] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)


Synopsis:
An in-house promotional advertisement for The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (Marvel, 2008 series).

Indexer Notes

This advertisement is between pages 13 and 14 of the Spider-Man story.

["Get Ready to Hero Up!"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)


Synopsis:
An advertisement for marvelkids.com's on-line comic strip, "Marvel Super Hero Squad."

Indexer Notes

This advertisement is between pages 17 and 18 of the Spider-Man story.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Embrace Change / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)


Synopsis:
An in-house promotional advertisement for Marvel's "Secret Invasion" event, featuring a young, human woman and her Skrull boy-friend.

Indexer Notes

This advertisement is between pages 19 and 20 of the Spider-Man story.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Amazing Spider-Mail / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Steve Wacker
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Letters of comment from Nathan, Jackson TN; Robbie Doughty, Paducah KY; John Durkin, Ohio; and Joseph E Toth, Pine Bush NY.

Indexer Notes

This letter column follows the final page of the Spider-Man story.

["Kick-it with a super-hero!"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)


Synopsis:
An advertisement for Imperial Toys' finger boards, featuring licensed Marvel characters.

Indexer Notes

inside back cover

["Holiday Gifts that will Make You a Hero!"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)


Synopsis:
An advertisement for 2x2 toothbrush holders featuring licensed Marvel characters.

Indexer Notes

back cover

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Spider-Man
  2. 1. ["The elements of manliness"]
  3. 2. Shocker and Awe
    The DB
  4. 3. Unscheduled Stop Part 2
    Spider-Man
  5. 4. ["The #1 National Bestselling Series"]
  6. 5. ["Entertainment Earth"]
  7. 6. ["Spider-Man: Web of Shadows"]
  8. 7. ["Introducing an exciting new line in crime fighting..."]
  9. 8. ["The Wonderful Wizard of Oz"]
  10. 9. ["Get Ready to Hero Up!"]
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Embrace Change
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    The Amazing Spider-Mail
  13. 12. ["Kick-it with a super-hero!"]
  14. 13. ["Holiday Gifts that will Make You a Hero!"]
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