(2004)

Marvel, 2004 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price:
15.99 USD; 25.75 CAD
Pages:
148
On-sale date:
2004
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Brand:
Marvel [white on red]
ISBN:
0-7851-1625-7 Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
9780785116257 51599
Editing:
Ralph Macchio
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Cardstock cover; Glossy interior
Binding:
Squarebound
Publishing Format:
Collected Edition

Issue Notes

Exact indicia title is "Marvel Holiday Special 2004". "2004" on spine, not on cover.
Contains material originally published in:
Marvel Holiday Special 2004 (Marvel, 2004 series) #1
Marvel Team-up (Marvel, 1972 series) #1
Uncanny X-men (Marvel, 1981 series) #143
Amazing Spider-man (Marvel, 1963 series) #314
Incredible Hulk (Marvel, 1968 series) #378


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Marvel Holiday Special / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Kaare Andrews? (painted)
Inks:
Kaare Andrews? (painted)
Colors:
Kaare Andrews? (painted)
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-man
Reprints:

[Pinup] (Table of Contents: 1)

Spider-man / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Todd McFarlane
Inks:
Todd McFarlane
Colors:
Bob Sharen
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-man

Indexer Notes

Partial panel image from story "Down And Out In Forest Hills".

[Pinup] (Table of Contents: 2)

Hulk / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bill Jaaska
Inks:
Jeff Albrecht
Colors:
Glynis Oliver

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Incredible Hulk (gray); Santa Claus

Indexer Notes

Partial panel images from story "Rhino Plastered".

The True Meaning of... (Table of Contents: 3)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa
Pencils:
Duncan Rouleau
Inks:
Aaron Sowd
Colors:
Morry Hollowell
Letters:
Clem Robins

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Woman; Human Torch; The Thing]; Franklin Richards; Herbie the Robot
Reprints:

Jonah's Holiday Carol (Table of Contents: 4)

J. Jonah Jameson / comic story / 26 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom DeFalco
Pencils:
Takeshi Miyazawa
Inks:
Takeshi Miyazawa
Colors:
Christina Strain
Letters:
Clem Robins

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
FEATURE: J. Jonah Jameson; GUESTS: Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Robbie Robertson; Ben Urich; Mary Jane; Aunt May; John Jameson; Captain America; Thor; Iron Man; Hawkeye; Yellowjacket [Hank Pym]; Wasp; Cyclops; White Queen [Emma Frost]; Wolverine; Storm; Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Woman; The Thing; Human Torch; Franklin Richards; Alicia Masters; Daredevil; VILLAINS: Norman Osborn [Green Goblin]; Magneto; Toad; Pyro; Mystique; Sabretooth; Wrecker; Thunderball; Piledriver; Bulldozer; Dr. Doom; Dr. Octopus
Synopsis:
The story involves J. Jonah Jameson in a sort of "A Christmas Story" tale of the modern Ebenezer Scrooge. The ghosts that visit him appear in the forms of your friendly-neighborhood Spider-Man, Captain America and The Thing.

Indexer Notes

Most appearances other than the Daily Bugle staff appear only as part of the Dickens' dream sequence.

An X-Men X-Mas (Table of Contents: 5)

X-Men / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa
Pencils:
Roger Cruz
Inks:
Victor Olazaba
Colors:
Chris Solomayor
Letters:
Clem Robins

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
X-Men [Cyclops; White Queen [Emma Frost]; Iceman; Beast; Wolverine]; Kevin Ford
Synopsis:
Scott and Emma decide to forego their previous holiday plans to stay at the mansion with Kevin. Everyone else is gone for the holidays and Kevin's stuck with no where to go. You see, his powers are something a lot of "normal" people fear - he has the ability to decompose anything organic that he comes into contact with.
Reprints:

[Marvel Team-up #1] (Table of Contents: 6)

Spider-Man; Human Torch / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Sandman [William Baker]
Reprints:

Have Yourself a Sandman Little Christmas (Table of Contents: 7)

Spider-Man; Human Torch / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
Ross Andru
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man; Human Torch; Sandman; Misty Knight (intro)
Reprints:

[The Uncanny X-Men #143] (Table of Contents: 8)

X-Men / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Terry Austin
Inks:
Terry Austin
Colors:
?
Letters:
Rick Parker

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Kitty Pryde
Reprints:

Demon (Table of Contents: 9)

X-Men / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
John Byrne (Co-plot); Chris Claremont
Pencils:
John Byrne
Inks:
Terry Austin
Colors:
Glynis Wein
Letters:
Tom Orzechowski

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
X-Men [Professor X; Storm; Wolverine; Angel; Colossus; Kitty Pryde]; GlCyclops; Lee Forrester (1st); Mariko Yashida; Carmen Pryde; Terri Pryde; N'garai Demon (villain, 1st and death)
Synopsis:
Kitty is left home alone on Christmas Eve and tangles with a nasty demon.
Reprints:

[The Amazing Spider-Man #314] (Table of Contents: 10)

Amazing Spider-Man / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Todd McFarlane
Inks:
Todd McFarlane
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man; Mary Jane Watson; Santa Claus
Reprints:

Down and out in Forest Hills (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script:
David Michelinie
Pencils:
Todd McFarlane
Inks:
Todd McFarlane
Colors:
Bob Sharen
Letters:
Rick Parker
Editing:
Jim Salicrup (original editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man; Mary Jane Parker; Aunt May Parker; J. Jonah Jameson; Robbie Robertson; Flash Thompson; Jonathon Caesar
Synopsis:
From his prison cell, Jonathon Caesar tries to wreck MJ's life by getting her evicted from her apartment. Peter and MJ move in with Aunt May.
Reprints:

[The Incredible Hulk #378] (Table of Contents: 12)

Hulk / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bill Jaaska
Inks:
Bob McLeod
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hulk; Rhino (as Santa Claus)
Reprints:

Rhino Plastered (Table of Contents: 13)

Hulk / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Peter David; Kurt Busiek
Pencils:
Bill Jaaska
Inks:
Jeff Albrecht
Colors:
Glynis Oliver
Letters:
Joe Rosen
Editing:
Bobbie Chase

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hulk (grey); Rick Jones; Rhino
Synopsis:
Rick Jones tells a group of kids a Christmas story of the Grey Hulk. See, this one year, Rhino got a job as a department store Santa, and Hulk bumped into him, and things got crazy from there.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Christmas

Indexer Notes

This story is a flashblack to Christmas 1990.

[Pinup] (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man; Wasp; Crystal; Medusa; Invisible Woman
Reprints:
Editing
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Marvel Holiday Special
  2. 1. [Pinup]
    Spider-man
  3. 2. [Pinup]
    Hulk
  4. 3. The True Meaning of...
    Fantastic Four
  5. 4. Jonah's Holiday Carol
    J. Jonah Jameson
  6. 5. An X-Men X-Mas
    X-Men
  7. 6. [Marvel Team-up #1]
    Spider-Man; Human Torch
  8. 7. Have Yourself a Sandman Little Christmas
    Spider-Man; Human Torch
  9. 8. [The Uncanny X-Men #143]
    X-Men
  10. 9. Demon
    X-Men
  11. 10. [The Amazing Spider-Man #314]
    Amazing Spider-Man
  12. 11. Down and out in Forest Hills
    Spider-Man
  13. 12. [The Incredible Hulk #378]
    Hulk
  14. 13. Rhino Plastered
    Hulk
  15. 14. [Pinup]
    Spider-Man
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