(January 2008)

Marvel, 2008 Series
 
Volume
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Price
3.99 USD; 4.05 CAD
Pages
52
Indicia frequency
?
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Rated T+
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
?
Brand
?
ISBN
?
Barcode
?
Editing
Joe Quesada (Editor in chief); Tom Brevoort (Editor); Molly Lazer (Assistant Editor)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
One-shot

Issue Notes

Direct Edition..


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Avengers: The Initiative / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Cheung
Inks
Jim Cheung
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Armory; MVP; Hardball; Gauntlet; MVP Clone [as Spider-Man]

[Table of Contents] (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Salvador Larroca; Clayton Henry; Steve Uy; Tom Feister; Patrick Scherberger
Inks
Salvador Larroca; Paul Neary; Steve Uy; Carmine Di Giandomenico; David Meikis
Colors
Stephane Peru; Daniele Rudoni; Steve Uy; José Villarrubia; Wil Quintana
Letters
typeset

Characters
Gauntlet; MVP; The Liberteens; Hardball; Armory

Indexer Notes

Table of contents, creator credits and indicia information. Features a spot illustration from all five stories.

Second Best (Table of Contents: 2)

Gauntlet / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Slott; Christos Gage
Pencils
Salvador Larroca
Inks
Salvador Larroca
Colors
Stephane Peru
Letters
Joe Caramagna; Virtual Calligraphy [as VC]

Genre
superhero
Characters
Sgt. Joseph Green [Gauntlet]; Secretary Gyrich; Armory [Violet Lightner] (in photograph); Congressman Woodman

Reason For Being (Table of Contents: 3)

Armory / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Slott; Christos Gage
Pencils
Clayton Henry
Inks
Paul Neary
Colors
Daniele Rudoni
Letters
Joe Caramagna; Virtual Calligraphy [as VC]

Genre
superhero
Characters
Violet Lightner [Armory]; Dr. Burke; Iron Man (in flashback, in poster for registration); Mighty Avengers [Ms. Marvel (in flashback); Ares (in flashback); Wonder Man (in flashback)]; Ultimo (in flashback, destruction of); Trauma (in flashback, death of); Komodo (in flashback); Cloud Nine (in flashback); Hardball (in flashback)

Be All That You Can Be (Table of Contents: 4)

Hardball / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Slott; Christos Gage
Pencils
Steve Uy
Inks
Steve Uy
Colors
Steve Uy
Letters
Joe Caramagna; Virtual Calligraphy [as VC]

Genre
superhero
Characters
Roger Brokeridge [Hardball]; Congressman Woodman [Commander for Hydra]; Mr. Brokeridge; Mrs. Brokeridge; Paul Brokeridge; Power Broker; Wonder Man (cameo)

Born to Serve (Table of Contents: 5)

MVP / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Slott; Christos Gage
Pencils
Tom Feister
Inks
Carmine Di Giandomenico
Colors
José Villarrubia
Letters
Joe Caramagna; Virtual Calligraphy [as VC]

Genre
superhero
Characters
Michael Van Patrick [MVP, as clone]; Baron Von Blitzschlag; Yellowjacket [as clone]; Taskmaster; Mr. Van Patrick; Steve Rogers (in flashback); Dr. Abraham Erskine (in flashback); Heinz (in flashback); Michael [MVP as clone of Spider-Man]; Van [MVP as clone of Spider-Man]; Patrick [MVP as clone of Spider-Man]

State of Readiness (Table of Contents: 6)

The Liberteens / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Slott; Christos Gage
Pencils
Patrick Scherberger
Inks
David Meikis
Colors
Wil Quintana
Letters
Joe Caramagna; Virtual Calligraphy [as VC]

Genre
superhero
Characters
Flag Smasher; The Liberteens [Blue Eagle; Ms. America; Iceberg; Whiz Kid; Hope; 2-D; The Revolutionary (a Skrull)]; Skrull Commander

[Advertisements] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

advertisement / 12 pages (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Avengers: The Initiative
  2. 1. [Table of Contents]
  3. 2. Second Best
    Gauntlet
  4. 3. Reason For Being
    Armory
  5. 4. Be All That You Can Be
    Hardball
  6. 5. Born to Serve
    MVP
  7. 6. State of Readiness
    The Liberteens
  8. 7. [Advertisements]
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