([April] 2009)

Marvel, 2009 Series
 
Volume:
?
Price:
9.99 USD
Pages:
108
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Publishing, Inc.
Brand:
Marvel [white on red]
ISBN:
?
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Jeff Youngquist (Senior Editor); John Rhett Thomas; Mark D. Beazley; Jennifer Gr├╝nwald; John Denning (Assistant); Cory Levine (Assistant); Alex Starbuck (Assistant)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
magazine size
Binding:
squarebound
Publishing Format:
one-shot

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Invaders / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Alan Davis
Inks:
Mark Farmer
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Invaders [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Human Torch [Jim Hammond]; Sub-Mariner [Namor]; Ms. America; Whizzer; Destroyer; Spitfire]

Indexer Notes

Together with the right hand cover, this forms one image.

Marvel 70th Anniversary Celebration (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Avison
Inks:
Al Avison
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Whizzer [Bob Frank]; Human Torch [Jim Hammond]; Bucky [James Buchanan Barnes]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Toro [Tom Raymond]; Sub-Mariner [Namor McKenzie]; Destroyer [Keen Marlow]
Reprints:

Table of Contents (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?

The Timely Birth of Marvel (Table of Contents)

text article / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Greenberger

Synopsis:
Story of Marvel Comics from 1939 to 1961.

Includes boxes titled Marvel Hall of Fame; 70 Years of Marvel Monsters!; 70 Years of Costume Chic; 70 Years of Stan Catchphrases!

Features several pieces of art, including a full page spread reprinting the cover to Marvel Comics No. 1.

Here Comes the Marvel Age of Comics (Table of Contents)

text article / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Greenberger

Synopsis:
History of Marvel Comics in the 1960s.

Includes boxes titled 70 Years of Costume Chic; Marvel Hall of Fame; "You Belong, You Belong, You Belong!"; Inside the Batty Bullpen with Flo Steinberg.

Features several art inserts, including a full page spread of a pin-up from Amazing Spider-Man Annual No. 5.

Toying Around with the Marvel Legends (Table of Contents)

text article / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jess Harrold

Synopsis:
Brief history of Marvel Comics merchandising, focusing mainly on figurines and action figures.

Includes boxes titled 70 Years of Marvel '80s Greatest Revivals; 70 Years of Costume Chic; 70 Years of Timeless Mini-Series.

Features several photographs depicting Marvel toys and merchandising.

70 Years of Marvel Masterworks (Table of Contents)

text article / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
John Rhett Thomas

Synopsis:
Interview with Cory Sedlmeier, editor of Marvel Masterworks and Omnibus collections.

Includes text boxes titled Marvel Hall of Fame; 70 Years of Costume Chic

Features several photographs and art inserts, including a full page spread reprinting the variant cover to the Golden Age Marvel Comics Omnibus Vol. 1.

70 Years of Growing Marvel! (Table of Contents)

text article / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Jeph York

Synopsis:
Essay about the Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe and its several iterations.

Includes text boxes titled Read 'em in Trade; Marvel Hall of Fame; 70 Years of Costume Chic

Includes several pieces of art, mostly depicting entries from the OHOTMU.

70 Years of Marvel Characters! (Table of Contents)

text article / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Jeph York

Synopsis:
Interview with Jeff Christiansen, writer for the incarnation of the Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe starting in 2004.

Includes text boxes titled 70 Years of Shocking Deaths!; Marvel Hall of Fame; 70 Years of Cosmic Comics.

Includes photographs and several pieces of art, mostly depicting entries from the OHOTMU.

End of the Century (Table of Contents)

text article / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
George Khoury

Synopsis:
Essay on Marvel Comics in the 1980s and 1990s.

Includes text boxes titled 70 Years of Costume Chic (twice); Marvel Hall of Fame; 70 Years of Classic Crossover Events.

Includes several pieces of art.

70 Years of Exhilarating Art (Table of Contents)

Young Guns '09 / text article / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Sheila Johnson
Pencils:
Daniel Acuna; Stefano Caselli; Mike Choi; Marko Djurdjevic; Khoi Pham; Rafa Sandoval

Synopsis:
Sketches by the new generation of Marvel artists, including photographs of each.

The Next 70 Years (Table of Contents)

text article / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
John Rhett Thomas

Synopsis:
Interview with Publisher Dan Buckley; VP Sales David Gabriel and Editor-in-chief Joe Quesada.

Includes text boxes titled 70 Years of Catchy Cartoon Theme Songs!; 70 Years of Marvel History: The Events that Shape the Next 70; They Won the Eisners.

Features several pieces of art taken from then current Marvel Comics

[We Close Our Celebration of 70 Years with Two of Marvel's Earliest Tales!] (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?

Synopsis:
Intro to the two reprinted comic stories.

The Sub-Mariner (Table of Contents)

Sub-Mariner / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Everett (signed)
Pencils:
Bill Everett (signed)
Inks:
Bill Everett (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Everett

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Sub-Mariner [Namor]
Synopsis:
Namor heads for New York City, and while securing a disguise, a young woman accidentally sets her dress ablaze with a cigarette. Deciding that she can be of value to him in his avowed war against the Americans, he kidnaps her from the hospital and takes her to his undersea kingdom.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art reconstruction by Pacific Rim Graphics. Color reconstruction by Wesley Wong.

Captain America and the Spy Ambush (Table of Contents)

Captain America / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Simon; Jack Kirby (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (signed); Al Avison
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Bucky [James Buchanan Barnes]; Countess Mara
Synopsis:
Cap and Bucky face the unparalleled fury of a female Nazi agent, bent on capturing America's only model of the new rapid fire grenade gun for Hitler.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art reconstruction by Pacific Rim Graphics. Color reconstruction by Tom Mullin.

Golden Age Masterworks: The Reading Chronology! (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?

Synopsis:
Reading order guide with reprint info and cover thumbnails to 17 Golden Age Marvel Masterworks collections.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Invaders
  2. 1. Marvel 70th Anniversary Celebration
  3. 2. Table of Contents
  4. 3. The Timely Birth of Marvel
  5. 4. Here Comes the Marvel Age of Comics
  6. 5. Toying Around with the Marvel Legends
  7. 6. 70 Years of Marvel Masterworks
  8. 7. 70 Years of Growing Marvel!
  9. 8. 70 Years of Marvel Characters!
  10. 9. End of the Century
  11. 10. 70 Years of Exhilarating Art
    Young Guns '09
  12. 11. The Next 70 Years
  13. 12. [We Close Our Celebration of 70 Years with Two of Marvel's Earliest Tales!]
  14. 13. The Sub-Mariner
    Sub-Mariner
  15. 14. Captain America and the Spy Ambush
    Captain America
  16. 15. Golden Age Masterworks: The Reading Chronology!
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