([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.