Recap of the events which led to the start of this issue.
House Advertisement (One-Pager) for: ALIAS/FURY/U.S. WAR MACHINE, ELEKTRA series and MAX comics imprint.
House Advertisement (One-Pager) for Marvel Comics Series (subscription page with Spider-Man illustration).
In-House Promotion articles about upcoming titles of the "Ultimate Marvel", the "Marvel Mangaverse", Bruce Jones on THE INCREDIBLE HULK (Q &A), Mike Grell & Michael Ryan on IRON MAN, CAPTAIN AMERICA joins "Marvel Knights".
Total of 10 one-page and 1 two-pages advertisements for: Crash Bandicoot: Wrath of the Cortex (game, Konami), Make Your Holidays Marvel-ous! (merchandise, Dynamic Forces), Comics Buyer's Guide (magazine, Krause), Mile High Comics, Marvel ReCharge (collectible card game, Marvel, 2-pages), Joe Kubert's World of Cartooning (art school, Kubert's), Jack & Jill (anti-drugs, NIDA), Grateful Dead: Golden Road (music CD, Rhino Records), sports games (Playstation, Sears), Marvel's website, Olympics (sports)