(July 2009)

Marvel, 2009 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
24.99 USD
Pages
352
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Publishing, Inc.
Brand
Marvel [white on red]
ISBN
978-0-7851-3743-6 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9780785137436 52499
Editing
John Rhett Thomas (collection editor); Jeff Youngquist (senior editor, special projects); Mark D. Beazley (editor, special projects); Jennifer Grunwald (editor, special projects); Cory Sedlmeier (Masterworks editor); John Denning (assistant editor); Cory Levine (assistant editor); Alex Starbuck (editorial assistant); Jess Harrold (research); Dugan Trodglen (research)
Color
color
Binding
softcover; trade paperback
Publishing Format
collected edition

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Alan Davis
Inks
Mark Farmer
Colors
Paul Mounts

Genre
superhero
Characters
Iron Man; Spider-Woman [Jessica Drew]; Wolverine; Spider-Man; Thor; Hulk; Thing; Captain America; Miss America; Sub-Mariner; Human Torch [Jim Hammond]; Miss America; Whizzer [Robert Frank]; Bucky Barnes; Destroyer [Keen Marlow]

Indexer Notes

Wraparound cover

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Seven Decades of Comics Classics (Table of Contents: 2)

table of contents / 2 pages (report information)

Letters
typeset

Welcome to Marvel's 70th Anniversary Collection! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
John Rhett Thomas
Letters
typeset

The '40s (Table of Contents: 4)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jess Harold; Dugan Trodglen
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Introduces the stories selected to represent Marvel in the 40s, plus runners-up.

[This Month...] (Table of Contents: 5)

The Human Torch / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Frank R. Paul [as F. Paul] (signed)
Inks
Frank R. Paul [as F. Paul] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?; most typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Human Torch
Reprints

[Origin of the Sub-Mariner ["Here is the Sub-Mariner!"]] (Table of Contents: 6)

The 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
The Sub-Mariner [Prince Namor] (introduction and origin); Anderson; Nelson (death); Carley (death); Princess Fen (flashback, introduction); Emperor Tha-Korr (introduction, un-named in story); Dorma (introduction)
Synopsis
Prince Namor, having learned of what the race of white men once did to his undersea kingdom, vows, and is encouraged, to make war on the surface dwellers.
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Trapped in the Nazi Stronghold! (Table of Contents: 7)

Captain America / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Simon
Inks
Joe Simon
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America; Bucky; Adolf Hitler
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Greg Theakston.

Trapped In the Nazi Stronghold (Table of Contents: 8)

Captain America / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Simon; Jack Kirby
Pencils
Joe Simon; Jack Kirby
Inks
Joe Simon
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Joe Simon (Original Editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Bucky [Bucky Barnes]; Adolf Hitler; Hermann Goering; Agent 3-21
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Pencil credits from Greg Theakston.

Captain America Foils the Traitor's Revenge (Table of Contents: 9)

Captain America / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset
Editing
Joe Simon (Original Editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Bucky [Bucky Barnes]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Text story with 2 illustrations

The '50s (Table of Contents: 10)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jess Harold; Dugan Trodglen
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Introduces the selections from the 50s and lists the runners-up.

Till Death Do Us Part! (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints
Keywords
brides; skeletons; weddings

Till Death Do Us Part! (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Wessler
Pencils
Mort Lawrence (signed)
Inks
Mort Lawrence (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
B-925
Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

I Challenged... Groot! The Monster from Planet X! (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Groot
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Steve Ditko cover inks credit fron Nick Caputo via the GCD Errors list, February 2009.

I Challenged... Groot! The Monster from Planet X! (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Larry Lieber ?
Pencils
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks
Dick Ayers (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
T-839
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Groot (introduction, origin); Leslie Evans; Alice Evans
Synopsis
The monarch of planet X arrives on Earth in order to capture a town for experimental purposes back on his homeworld. The hero of our story defeats Groot with termites.
Reprints

The '60s (Table of Contents: 15)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jess Harold; Dugan Trodglen
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Introduces selections from the 1960s and lists the runners-up.

Those Who Change! (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Those Who Change (Table of Contents: 17)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
Stan Goldberg ?; Wil Glass; All Thumbs Creative (reconstruction)
Letters
?

Job Number
V-536
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Three unnamed scientists
Reprints

The Red Ghost! (Table of Contents: 18)

Fantastic Four / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby; Al Hartley ? (alterations)
Inks
Don Heck ?; Al Hartley ? (alterations)
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; the Thing [Ben Grimm]; the Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; the Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]; the Red Ghost [Ivan Kragoff]
Reprints
Keywords
the Moon

Indexer Notes

Cover inks credit from Nick Caputo via the GCD Error List (1 November 2006); the original indexer credited George Roussos.

The Fantastic Four Versus the Red Ghost and His Indescribable Super-Apes! [Part 1] (Table of Contents: 19)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek

Job Number
X-138
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Fantastic Four [the Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; the Thing [Ben Grimm]; Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]]; the Red Ghost [Ivan Kragoff] (origin); the Red Ghost's super-apes (origin)
Synopsis
While Reed prapares a journey to the Blue Area of the Moon, Ivan Kragoff trains three apes to pilot a spaceship and take possession of the Moon "for the communist empire".
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Indexer Notes

Job number from Tom Lammers and Ger Apeldoorn via the Atlas/Timely discussion group.

Part 2 Menace on the Moon! (Table of Contents: 20)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Fantastic Four [the Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; the Thing [Ben Grimm]; the Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]]; the Red Ghost [Ivan Kragoff]; the Red Ghost super-apes; the Watcher [Uatu] (introduction)
Synopsis
In space, the Fantastic Four's ship crosses that of Ivan Kragoff and they learn of the powers the apes have acquired before landing on the moon
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Part 3 The Watcher Appears! (Table of Contents: 21)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek

Job Number
X-138
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Fantastic Four [the Thing [Ben Grimm]; Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; the Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; the Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]; the Watcher [Uatu]; the Red Ghost [Ivan Kragoff]; the Red Ghost's super-apes
Synopsis
The Watcher appears and explains where he comes from and why he cannot take sides in the battle between the Fantastic Four and the Red Ghost.
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Part 4 Duel in the Dead City! (Table of Contents: 22)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Artie Simek

Job Number
X-138
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Fantastic Four [the Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; the Thing [Ben Grimm]; Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; the Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]; The Red Ghost [Ivan Kragoff]; the Red Ghost's super-apes; the Watcher [Uatu]
Synopsis
The Fantastic Four battles the Red Ghost and his super-apes on the Moon.
Reprints

The Origin of Dr. Strange (Table of Contents: 23)

Dr. Strange / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (co-plot, script); Steve Ditko (co-plot, un-credited)
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange] (origin); Ancient One [Yao]; Baron Mordo [Karl Amadeus Mordo] (origin)
Synopsis
Dr. Stephen Strange, a top neurosurgeon, damages his hands in an accident and seeks out a mystic for help. He saves the seer from his treacherous student, becoming his pupil and finding a new purpose.
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Spider-Man No More! (Table of Contents: 24)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
John Romita
Inks
Mike Esposito ? ; John Romita ?
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]
Reprints

Spider-Man No More! (Table of Contents: 25)

Spider-Man / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
John Romita
Inks
Mike Esposito [as Mickey Dimeo]
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker] (origin recap); Aunt May Parker; Anna May Watson; Harry Osborn; Professor Miles Warren; Gwen Stacy; J. Jonah Jameson; Betty Brant; Mary Jane Watson; Patch [Frederick Foswell]; Kingpin [Wilson Fisk]; The Mob; Johnny Carson; Ed McMahon; Uncle Ben Parker (cameo flashback); The Burglar (cameo flashback)
Synopsis
Fearing for his aunt's health and tired of being hounded by Jameson, Peter gives up being Spider-Man and concentrates on being a simple college student. A kid finds the discarded Spidey suit in the trash can and brings it to the Daily Bugle where Jonah proudly puts it on display. Pete's personal life starts looking up but crime increases as the Kingpin gathers the mob under his leadership. Feeling guilty about the crime wave, Peter remembers the lessons taught to him by his uncle's death and decides to become Spider-Man once again.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Continued in the next 2 issues. Mike Esposito's alias Mickey Demeo was misspelled as Dimeo in this issue.

The '70s (Table of Contents: 26)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jess Harold; Dugan Trodglen
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Introduces the section of 1970s stories, including list of the runners-up.

This Beach-Head Earth! (Table of Contents: 27)

The Avengers / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Neal Adams (signed); Marie Severin (alterations)
Inks
Tom Palmer (signed); Marie Severin (alterations)
Colors
Tom Palmer ?
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Avengers [Thor; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Vision; Quicksilver; Scarlet Witch]; Mr. Fantastic (Skrull imposter); Human Torch (Skrull imposter); Thing (Skrull imposter)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Possible cover alterations (Mr. Fantastic and the Thing) by Marie Severin, per Nick Caputo.

This Beachhead Earth (Table of Contents: 28)

Avengers / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Tom Palmer
Colors
Tom Mullin; Michael Kelleher; Wil Glass; All Thumbs Creative
Letters
Sam Rosen
Editing
Stan Lee

Genre
superhero
Characters
Avengers [Thor; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Vision]; Ant-Man [Henry Pym]; Ultron-1 (cameo); Goliath [Henry Pym] (cameo)
Reprints

Part Two: A Journey To the Center of the Android! (Table of Contents: 29)

The Avengers / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Tom Palmer
Colors
Tom Mullin; Michael Kelleher; Wil Glass; All Thumbs Creative
Letters
Sam Rosen

Job Number
714-Z
Genre
superhero
Characters
Avengers [Thor; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Vision; Goliath [Clint Barton]; Quicksilver; Scarlet Witch]; Ant-Man [Henry Pym]; Crosby (death); Stills; Nash; H. Warren Craddock (Skrull imposter) (flashback); Thor (Skrull imposter) (flashback); Captain America (Skrull imposter) (flashback); Iron Man (Skrull imposter) (flashback); Mr. Fantastic (Skrull imposter); Human Torch (Skrull imposter); Thing (Skrull imposter)
Reprints

Part Three: War of the Weirds! (Table of Contents: 30)

The Avengers / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Tom Palmer
Colors
Tom Mullin; Michael Kelleher; Wil Glass; All Thumbs Creative
Letters
Sam Rosen

Job Number
714-Z
Genre
superhero
Characters
Avengers [Thor; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Vision; Goliath [Clint Barton]; Quicksilver; Scarlet Witch]; Mr. Fantastic (Skrull imposter); Human Torch (Skrull imposter); Thing (Skrull imposter); Captain Marvel [Mar-Vell]; Rick Jones; Carol Danvers (Super-Skrull in disguise); Super-Skrull
Reprints

Demon In a Bottle! (Table of Contents: 31)

Iron Man / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bob Layton (signed)
Inks
Bob Layton (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Iron Man [Tony Stark]
Synopsis
Tony Stark faces alcoholism.
Reprints

Demon In a Bottle (Table of Contents: 32)

Iron Man / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Layton (plot); David Michelinie (plot, script)
Pencils
John Romita, Jr. (breakdowns); Bob Layton (finished art)
Inks
Bob Layton
Colors
Bob Sharen
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
LG555
Genre
superhero
Characters
Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Bethany Cabe; Edwin Jarvis; Alexander Van Tilberg (Intro; Death; Flashback)
Synopsis
Tony Stark battles alcoholism.
Reprints

The '80s (Table of Contents: 33)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jess Harold; Dugan Trodglen
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Introduces the 1980s section and lists the runners-up.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 34)

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

Script
?
Pencils
John Byrne (signed)
Inks
Terry Austin (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Dan Crespi

Genre
superhero
Characters
Cyclops; Storm; Colossus; Nightcrawler; Sebastian Shaw; Harry Leland; Donald Pierce; Mastermind
Reprints

And Hellfire Is Their Name! (Table of Contents: 35)

X-Men / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
John Byrne (plot); Chris Claremont (plot, script)
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Terry Austin
Colors
Glynis Wein
Letters
Tom Orzechowski

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Professor X; Cyclops; Phoenix [Jean Grey]; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Nightcrawler]; Angel; Candy Southern; Hellfire Club [Sebastian Shaw; Harry Leland (1st Full); Donald Pierce; Mastermind; Tessa]; Hellfire Soldiers; White Queen [Emma Frost] (cameo flashback); Dazzler (cameo flashback); Kitty Pryde (cameo flashback)
Synopsis
The X-Men seek out Angel's advice on how to deal with the Hellfire Club as he is a member. The X-Men infiltrate the Club and are beaten by the inner circle. Mastermind works his final mojo on Jean Grey and she becomes the Black Queen of the Hellfire Club. Wolverine is the only X-Man left to mount a rescue.
Reprints
Keywords
Hellfire Club

Elecktra Once He Loved Her...Now She Is His Most Deadly Enemy! (Table of Contents: 36)

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

Pencils
Frank Miller
Inks
Klaus Janson
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Daredevil; Elektra
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Elektra misspelled "Elecktra" on cover.

Elektra (Table of Contents: 37)

Daredevil / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Miller
Pencils
Frank Miller (breakdowns); Klaus Janson (finished art)
Inks
Klaus Janson
Colors
Dr. Martin (various colorists)
Letters
Joe Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Daredevil (Origin; details); Elektra [Elektra Natchios] (origin); Foggy Nelson (flashback); Hugo Natchios (1st and death in flashback); Eric Slaughter; Turk; Alarich Wallenquist; Grotto
Synopsis
Matt is after an international criminal being protected by Eric Slaughter when he runs across his college sweetheart turned bounty hunter.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 38)

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

Pencils
Todd McFarlane (signed)
Inks
Bob Wiacek (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Wolverine
Reprints

Vicious Circle (Table of Contents: 39)

Hulk / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Peter David
Pencils
Todd McFarlane
Inks
Todd McFarlane
Colors
Petra Scotese
Letters
Rick Parker

Genre
superhero
Characters
Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Rick Jones; Clay Quartermain; X-Men [Wolverine; Rogue; Havok; Dazzler; Longshot; Psylocke]; Leader; Half-Life; Betty Banner (Cameo)
Synopsis
The Hulk takes time off from driving around with Rick and Clay to duke it out with Wolverine.
Reprints

The '90s (Table of Contents: 40)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jess Harold; Dugan Trodglen
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Introduces the 1990s section and lists the runners-up.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 41)

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

Pencils
John Romita
Inks
Alex Ross (painted)
Colors
Alex Ross (painted)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man; Green Goblin
Reprints

[The Origin of the Human Torch] (Table of Contents: 42)

Marvels / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Darnall; Alex Ross
Pencils
Alex Ross (painted)
Inks
Alex Ross (painted)
Colors
Alex Ross (painted)
Letters
Comicraft

Genre
superhero
Characters
Human Torch [Jim Hammond]; Phineas T. Horton
Reprints

Who Will Be the Avengers? (Table of Contents: 43)

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

Pencils
George Pérez (signed)
Inks
George Pérez (signed)
Colors
Tom Smith (signed)
Letters
Richard Starkings; Comicraft

Genre
superhero
Characters
She-Hulk; Rage; Quicksilver; Stingray; Rick Jones; Hulk; Black Panther; Crystal; Sandman; Machine Man; Wasp; Hawkeye; Beast; Photon; Swordsman; Hercules; Magdalene; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Moondragon; Scarlet Witch; Tigra; Vision; Namor the Sub-Mariner; Spider-Man; Thor; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Starfox; Binary [Carol Danvers]; Black Knight [Dane Whitman]; Giant-Man [Hank Pym]; Black Widow [Natasha Romanov]; Falcon; Sersi; USAgent; Justice; Spider-Woman [Julia Carpenter]; Living Lightning
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Too Many Avengers! (Table of Contents: 44)

Avengers / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Kurt Busiek
Pencils
George Pérez
Inks
Al Vey; Bob Wiacek
Colors
Tom Smith
Letters
Richard Starkings; Comicraft

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Wasp; Giant-Man [Hank Pym]; Hawkeye; Quicksilver; Scarlet Witch; Beast; Warbird; Black Knight [Dane Whitman]; Black Panther; Black Widow [Natasha Romanov]; Crystal; Darkhawk; Falcon; Firebird; Hercules; Living Lightning; Machine Man; Moondragon; Photon; Quasar; Rage; Sandman; Sersi; She-Hulk; Spider-Woman [Julia Carpenter]; Starfox; Swordsman; Stingray; Namor the Sub-Mariner; Tigra; USAgent; Vision; D-Man; Magdalene; Firestar; Justice; Wonder Man; Whirlwind; Duane Freeman; Edwin Jarvis
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The 21st Century (Table of Contents: 45)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jess Harold; Dugan Trodglen
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Introduces the 2000-up section, includes list of the runners-up.

Confessions (Table of Contents: 46)

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

Pencils
Mark Bagley
Inks
Mark Bagley
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Mary Jane Watson
Reprints

[Confessions] (Table of Contents: 47)

Ultimate Spider-Man / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script
Brian Michael Bendis
Pencils
Mark Bagley
Inks
Art Thibert
Colors
Jung Choi [as JC]
Letters
Richard Starkings [as RS]; Comicraft; Albert Deschesne

Genre
superhero
Characters
Peter Parker [Spider-Man]; Aunt May Parker; Mary Jane Watson
Synopsis
Peter tells Mary Jane his secret identity.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Spider-Man does not appear in costume in this issue.

Illuminati (Table of Contents: 48)

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

Pencils
Jim Cheung
Inks
Mark Morales
Colors
Justin Ponsor

Genre
superhero
Characters
Dr. Stephen Strange; Mister Fantastic; Sub-Mariner; Charles Xavier; Iron Man; Black Bolt
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 49)

Illuminati / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Brian Michael Bendis; Brian Reed
Pencils
Jim Cheung
Inks
Mark Morales
Colors
Justin Ponsor
Letters
Virtual Calligraphy; Cory Petit

Genre
superhero
Characters
Iron Man; Mr. Fantastic; Professor X; Dr. Strange; Namor, the Sub-Mariner; Black Bolt; Skrulls; Skrull versions of Captain America; Thor; Vision; Scarlet Witch; Quicksilver; Wasp; Galactus (cameo)
Synopsis
Soon after the Kree/Skrull war, the Skrulls plot once again to take over the earth. The Illuminati shows up and warns them off. As they are escaping in their Quinjet, the ship is shot down and the heroes are captured. As Skrulls experiment on the Illuminati, Tony Stark breaks out and rescues his companions. The heroes escape thanks to a Doc Strange illusion of Galactus. But the Skrulls still have their genetic material to work with.
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Death of the Dream (Table of Contents: 50)

Captain America / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Steve Epting (signed)
Inks
Steve Epting (signed)
Colors
Steve Epting
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America [Steve Rogers]
Reprints

The Death of the Dream (Table of Contents: 51)

Captain America / comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Brubaker
Pencils
Steve Epting
Inks
Steve Epting
Colors
Frank D'Armata
Letters
Virtual Calligraphy [as VC]; Joe Caramagna

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Winter Soldier [James Buchanan; Bucky Barnes]; Sharon Carter; Peggy Carter (flashback); Batroc the Leaper (flashback); The Falcon [Sam Wilson]; Crossbones; Synthia Schmidt [Sin (Red Skull's daughter)]; Human Torch (Golden Age, flashback, cameo); Toro (flashback, cameo); Iron Man (flashback, cameo); Ms. Marvel (flashback, cameo); Spider-Woman (flashback, cameo); Julie Taylor (tv reporter); Red Skull; Dr. Faustus
Synopsis
Captain America is taken into custody, having finally complied to the Superhuman Registration Act. While being transferred to the courthouse, he is gunned down on the courthouse steps and killed.
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Editing
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Seven Decades of Comics Classics
  4. 3. Welcome to Marvel's 70th Anniversary Collection!
  5. 4. The '40s
  6. 5. [This Month...]
    The Human Torch
  7. 6. [Origin of the Sub-Mariner ["Here is the Sub-Mariner!"]]
    The Sub-Mariner
  8. 7. Trapped in the Nazi Stronghold!
    Captain America
  9. 8. Trapped In the Nazi Stronghold
    Captain America
  10. 9. Captain America Foils the Traitor's Revenge
    Captain America
  11. 10. The '50s
  12. 11. Till Death Do Us Part!
  13. 12. Till Death Do Us Part!
  14. 13. I Challenged... Groot! The Monster from Planet X!
  15. 14. I Challenged... Groot! The Monster from Planet X!
  16. 15. The '60s
  17. 16. Those Who Change!
  18. 17. Those Who Change
  19. 18. The Red Ghost!
    Fantastic Four
  20. 19. The Fantastic Four Versus the Red Ghost and His Indescribable Super-Apes! [Part 1]
    Fantastic Four
  21. 20. Part 2 Menace on the Moon!
    Fantastic Four
  22. 21. Part 3 The Watcher Appears!
    Fantastic Four
  23. 22. Part 4 Duel in the Dead City!
    Fantastic Four
  24. 23. The Origin of Dr. Strange
    Dr. Strange
  25. 24. Spider-Man No More!
    Spider-Man
  26. 25. Spider-Man No More!
    Spider-Man
  27. 26. The '70s
  28. 27. This Beach-Head Earth!
    The Avengers
  29. 28. This Beachhead Earth
    Avengers
  30. 29. Part Two: A Journey To the Center of the Android!
    The Avengers
  31. 30. Part Three: War of the Weirds!
    The Avengers
  32. 31. Demon In a Bottle!
    Iron Man
  33. 32. Demon In a Bottle
    Iron Man
  34. 33. The '80s
  35. 34. [no title indexed]
    X-Men
  36. 35. And Hellfire Is Their Name!
    X-Men
  37. 36. Elecktra Once He Loved Her...Now She Is His Most Deadly Enemy!
    Daredevil
  38. 37. Elektra
    Daredevil
  39. 38. [no title indexed]
    Hulk
  40. 39. Vicious Circle
    Hulk
  41. 40. The '90s
  42. 41. [no title indexed]
    Marvels
  43. 42. [The Origin of the Human Torch]
    Marvels
  44. 43. Who Will Be the Avengers?
    Avengers
  45. 44. Too Many Avengers!
    Avengers
  46. 45. The 21st Century
  47. 46. Confessions
    Ultimate Spider-Man
  48. 47. [Confessions]
    Ultimate Spider-Man
  49. 48. Illuminati
    Illuminati
  50. 49. [no title indexed]
    Illuminati
  51. 50. Death of the Dream
    Captain America
  52. 51. The Death of the Dream
    Captain America
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