(December 2001)

Marvel, 2001 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
19.99 USD; 29.95 CAD
Pages
228
On-sale Date
2001-11-21
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics
Brand
Marvel [connected to the UPC box]
ISBN
0-7851-0817-3 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9780785108177 51995
Editing
Tom Brevoort (credited) (original editor); Ben Abernathy (credited) (collection editor); Matty Ryan (credited) (assistant editor); Joe Quesada (credited) (editor in chief)
Color
color cover; color interior
Binding
trade paperback; perfect bound
Publishing Format
collected edition

Issue Notes

Collects The Incredible Hulk (Marvel, 1968 series) #449, Thunderbolts (Marvel, 1997 series) #1-4, Thunderbolts (Marvel, 1997 series), Spider-Man Team-Up (Marvel, 1995 series) #7; with material from Tales of the Marvel Universe (Marvel, 1997 series) #1.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Thunderbolts / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mark Bagley (signed)
Inks
Vince Russell (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Atlas [Erik Josten]; Citizen V [Baron Helmut Zemo]; Mach-I [Abner Jenkins]; Meteorite [Karla Sofen]; Songbird [Melissa Gold]; Techno [Norbert Ebersol]
Reprints

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

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

Script
Kurt Busiek (credited)
Pencils
Mark Bagley (illustration)
Inks
Vince Russell (illustration)
Colors
Tom Smith (illustration)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The trickiest part of the whole thing was maintaining the surprise.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Pencils
Mark Bagley (signed)
Inks
Vince Russell (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Atlas [Erik Josten]; Citizen V [Baron Helmut Zemo]; Mach-I [Abner Jenkins]; Meteorite [Karla Sofen]; Songbird [Melissa Gold]; Techno [Norbert Ebersol]
Reprints

Justice ... Like Lightning! (Table of Contents: 3)

Thunderbolts / comic story / 38 pages (report information)

Script
Kurt Busiek (credited)
Pencils
Mark Bagley (credited)
Inks
Vince Russell (credited)
Colors
Joe Rosas (credited)
Letters
Dave Lanphear of Comicraft (credited as Comicraft's Dave Lanphear); Oscar Gongora of Comicraft (credited as Comicraft's Oscar Gongora)

Genre
superhero
Characters
New Warriors [Kymaera [Namorita]; Night Thrasher [Dwayne Taylor]; Nova [Richard Rider]; Speedball [Robbie Baldwin]]; The Wrecking Crew [Bulldozer; Piledriver; Thunderball; Wrecker]; Atlas [Erik Josten]; Black Widow [Natasha Romanoff]; Citizen V [Baron Helmut Zemo]; Mach-I [Abner Jenkins]; Meteorite [Karla Sofen]; Dallas Riordan; Songbird [Melissa Gold]; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Techno [Norbert Ebersol]; Rat Pack; Hallie Takahama (introduction)
Synopsis
Earth's newest heroic team, the Thunderbolts, bursts on the scene to widespread acclaim... but all is not as it seems.
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Indexer Notes

As revealed in this story, the Thunderbolts are the Masters of Evil: Baron Helmut Zemo disguised as Citizen V; Moonstone as Meteorite; Goliath as Atlas; Beetle as Mach-1; Fixer as Techno; Screaming Mimi as Songbird.

Introducing the Thunderbolts! (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Pencils
Mike Deodato (signed)
Inks
Mike Deodato (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thunderbolts [Atlas [Erik Josten]; Mach-I [Abner Jenkins]]; The Hulk [Bruce Banner]
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Introducing the Thunderbolts (Table of Contents: 5)

The Hulk / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Peter David (credited)
Pencils
Mike Deodato (credited as Mike Deodato Jr.)
Inks
Tom Wegrzyn (credited)
Colors
Glynis Oliver (credited)
Letters
Comicraft (credited); Kolja Fuchs (credited as KF); Richard Starkings (credited as RS)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Atlas [Erik Josten]; Citizen V [Baron Helmut Zemo]; The Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Mach-I [Abner Jenkins]; Meteorite [Karla Sofen]; Songbird [Melissa Gold]; Techno [Norbert Ebersol]; Janis Jones
Synopsis
The Thunderbolts attempt to apprehend the Hulk.
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The Dawn of a New Age of Heroes! (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Pencils
Carlos Pacheco (signed)
Inks
Scott Koblish (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Todd Klein; ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Atlas [Erik Josten]; Ka-Zar [Kevin Plunder]; Mach-I [Abner Jenkins]; Meteorite [Karla Sofen]; Songbird [Melissa Gold]; Techno [Norbert Ebersol]; Zabu
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Thunderbolts / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Kurt Busiek (credited)
Pencils
Mark Bagley (credited)
Inks
Vince Russell (credited)
Colors
Tom Smith (credited); Graphic Color Works (credited) (separations)
Letters
Janice Chiang (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
--So what I figure is, they got Galactuses, they got Kangs...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Thunderbolts [Citizen V [Baron Helmut Zemo]; Atlas [Erik Josten; Goliath]; Techno [Fixer; Norbert Ebersol]; Mach-1 [Beetle; Abner Jenkins]; Meteorite [Moonstone; Dr. Karla Sofen]; Songbird [Screaming Mimi; Melissa Gold]]
Synopsis
The Thunderbolts build their reputation.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Pencils
Mark Bagley (signed)
Inks
Vince Russell (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Comicraft

Genre
superhero
Characters
Atlas [Erik Josten]; Citizen V [Baron Helmut Zemo]; Mach-I [Abner Jenkins]; Mad Thinker; Meteorite [Karla Sofen]; Songbird [Melissa Gold]; Techno [Norbert Ebersol]
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Deceiving Appearances (Table of Contents: 9)

Thunderbolts / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Kurt Busiek (credited)
Pencils
Mark Bagley (credited)
Inks
Vince Russell (credited)
Colors
Joe Rosas (credited)
Letters
Dave Lanphear of Comicraft (credited as Comicraft's Dave Lanphear); Oscar Gongora of Comicraft (as Comicraft's Oscar Gongora) (credited as Comicraft's OG)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Atlas [Erik Josten]; Citizen V [Baron Helmut Zemo]; Mach-I [Abner Jenkins]; Mad Thinker; Meteorite [Karla Sofen]; Dallas Riordan; Songbird [Melissa Gold]; Techno [Norbert Ebersol]; Franklin Richards; Alicia Masters; Hallie Takahama
Synopsis
The Thunderbolts intervene when the Thinker's android kidnaps Franklin Richards; the Thunderbolts are offered the Baxter Building as a headquarters.
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Keywords
Four Freedoms Plaza

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Pencils
Steve Lightle (signed)
Inks
Steve Lightle
Colors
Robb McNabb

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thunderbolts [Atlas [Erik Josten]; Citizen V [Baron Helmut Zemo]; Mach-I [Abner Jenkins]; Meteorite [Karla Sofen]; Techno [Norbert Ebersol]]; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]
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Old Scores (Table of Contents: 11)

Spider-Man; Thunderbolts / comic story / 38 pages (report information)

Script
Kurt Busiek (credited)
Pencils
Sal Buscema (credited)
Inks
Dick Giordano (credited)
Colors
Tom Smith (credited)
Letters
Dave Lanphear of Comicraft (credited as Comicraft's Dave Lanphear)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Atlas [Erik Josten]; Citizen V [Baron Helmut Zemo]; Mach-I [Abner Jenkins]; Meteorite [Karla Sofen]; Songbird [Melissa Gold]; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Techno [Norbert Ebersol]; Enclave [Zota; Morlak; Shinski]; Mary Jane Parker; J. Jonah Jameson; Joe Robertson [Robbie Robertson]; Dallas Riordan
Synopsis
When Spider-Man is implicated in a series of burglaries, the Thunderbolts are asked by the mayor's office to apprehend him. Mach-1 is eager to comply, as he has an old score to settle.
Reprints
Keywords
bio-modem

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Pencils
Mark Bagley (signed)
Inks
Vince Russell (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Atlas [Erik Josten]; Citizen V [Baron Helmut Zemo]; Crimson Cowl; Cyclone [Pierre Fresson]; Flying Tiger; Klaw [Ulysses Klaue]; Mach-I [Abner Jenkins]; Man-Killer [Katrina Luisia van Horn]; Meteorite [Karla Sofen]; Songbird [Melissa Gold]; Techno [Norbert Ebersol]; Tiger Shark [Todd Arliss]
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Too Many Masters! (Table of Contents: 13)

Thunderbolts / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Kurt Busiek (credited)
Pencils
Mark Bagley (credited)
Inks
Vince Russell (credited)
Colors
Joe Rosas (credited)
Letters
Dave Lanphear of Comicraft (credited as Comicraft's Dave Lanphear)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Atlas [Erik Josten]; Black Widow [Natasha Romanoff]; Citizen V [Baron Helmut Zemo]; Crimson Cowl; Cyclone [Pierre Fresson]; Flying Tiger; Klaw [Ulysses Klaue]; Mach-I [Abner Jenkins]; Man-Killer [Katrina Luisia van Horn]; Meteorite [Karla Sofen]; Dallas Riordan; Songbird [Melissa Gold]; Techno [Norbert Ebersol]; Tiger Shark [Todd Arliss]; Hallie Takahama; Arms Merchant
Synopsis
The Thunderbolts are surprised to find that a new Masters of Evil has formed to help consolidate the New York underworld; the Black Widow announces her intention to bring all of the Avengers' old foes to justice.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Pencils
Mark Bagley (signed)
Inks
Vince Russell (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Atlas [Erik Josten]; Citizen V [Baron Helmut Zemo]; Jolt; Mach-I [Abner Jenkins]; Meteorite [Karla Sofen]; Songbird [Melissa Gold]; Techno [Norbert Ebersol]
Reprints

A Shock to the System! (Table of Contents: 15)

Thunderbolts / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Kurt Busiek (credited)
Pencils
Mark Bagley (credited)
Inks
Vince Russell (credited)
Colors
Joe Rosas (credited)
Letters
Dave Lanphear of Comicraft (credited as Comicraft's Dave Lanphear); Oscar Gongora of Comicraft (as Comicraft's Oscar Gongora) (credited as Comicraft's OG)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Atlas [Erik Josten]; Citizen V [Baron Helmut Zemo]; Jolt; Mach-I [Abner Jenkins]; Meteorite [Karla Sofen]; Dallas Riordan; Songbird [Melissa Gold]; Techno [Norbert Ebersol]; Arnim Zola; Zola's mutates (destroyed); Ryan
Synopsis
The Thunderbolts go to upstate New York to find out who kidnapped and tortured Hallie Takahama; as Jolt, Hallie joins the team.
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Indexer Notes

Hallie Takahama adopts a costumed identity (Jolt) and joins the Thunderbolts in this story.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Pencils
Mark Bagley
Inks
Vince Russell
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Atlas [Erik Josten]; Citizen V [Baron Helmut Zemo]; Mach-I [Abner Jenkins]; Meteorite [Karla Sofen]; Songbird [Melissa Gold]; Techno [Norbert Ebersol]
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Indexer Notes

Background is made up of cover images from Avengers (1963 series) #22; 79; 270; 274; 277; Daredevil (1964 series) #140; Incredible Hulk (1968 series) #228 [partially obscured]; Spectacular Spider-Man (1976 series) #16; 49; Captain America (1968 series) #277; 278; Micronauts (1979 series) #25

The Origin of the Thunderbolts! (Chapter 1: Awkward Questions) (Table of Contents: 17)

Thunderbolts / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Kurt Busiek (credited)
Pencils
Mark Bagley (credited)
Inks
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors
Joe Rosas (credited)
Letters
Dave Lanphear (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Atlas [Erik Josten]; Citizen V [Baron Helmut Zemo]; Jolt; Mach-I [Abner Jenkins]; Meteorite [Karla Sofen]; Songbird [Melissa Gold]; Techno [Norbert Ebersol]
Synopsis
Jolt asks Citizen V about the beginnings of the Thunderbolts.
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Chapter 2: The Search Begins (Table of Contents: 18)

Thunderbolts / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Kurt Busiek (credited)
Pencils
Bob McLeod (credited)
Inks
Will Blyberg (credited)
Colors
Joe Rosas (credited)
Letters
Dave Lanphear (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Baron Helmut Zemo
Synopsis
Baron Helmut Zemo finds evidence of an old comrade trapped in another dimension.
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Indexer Notes

This story reveals that Zemo's wife died prior to the formation of the Thunderbolts.

Chapter 3: Technical Support (Table of Contents: 19)

Thunderbolts / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Kurt Busiek (credited)
Pencils
Tom Grummett (credited); Bob McLeod (credited)
Inks
Scott Koblish (credited); Will Blyberg (credited)
Colors
Joe Rosas (credited)
Letters
Dave Lanphear (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fixer [Norbert Ebersol]; Baron Helmut Zemo
Synopsis
Zemo enlists the aid of the Fixer in rescuing Goliath and decides to form a new Masters of Evil.
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Chapter 4: Screams of Anguish (Table of Contents: 20)

Thunderbolts / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Kurt Busiek (credited)
Pencils
Ron Randall (credited)
Inks
Jim Sanders III (credited as Jim Sanders)
Colors
Joe Rosas (credited)
Letters
Dave Lanphear (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Angar the Screamer [David Angar] (death); Screaming Mimi [Melissa Gold]; Baron Helmut Zemo
Synopsis
Zemo recruits Screaming Mimi for his new Masters of Evil.
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Chapter 5: Shell-Shocked! (Table of Contents: 21)

Thunderbolts / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kurt Busiek (credited)
Pencils
Gene Colan (credited)
Inks
Tom Palmer (credited)
Colors
Joe Rosas (credited)
Letters
Dave Lanphear (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Beetle [Abner Jenkins]; Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Baron Helmut Zemo
Synopsis
Zemo recruits the Beetle for his new Masters of Evil.
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Chapter 6: Onslaught (Table of Contents: 22)

Thunderbolts / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kurt Busiek (credited)
Pencils
Darick Robertson (credited)
Inks
Bruce Patterson (credited)
Colors
Joe Rosas (credited)
Letters
Dave Lanphear (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Beetle [Abner Jenkins]; Captain America [Steve Rogers] (cameo); Falcon [Sam Wilson] (cameo); Fixer [Norbert Ebersol]; The Hulk [Bruce Banner] (cameo); Human Torch [Johnny Storm] (cameo); Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards] (cameo); Songbird [Melissa Gold]; Sub-Mariner [Namor] (cameo); The Thing [Ben Grimm] (cameo); Vision (cameo); Baron Helmut Zemo; Onslaught
Synopsis
Zemo is distraught after learning of the final battle between Earth's heroes and Onslaught.
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Indexer Notes

This story takes place during Onslaught: Marvel.

Chapter 7: To Defy a Kosmos (Table of Contents: 23)

Thunderbolts / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Kurt Busiek (credited)
Pencils
George PĂ©rez (credited); Bob McLeod (credited)
Inks
Karl Kesel (credited); Will Blyberg (credited)
Colors
Joe Rosas (credited)
Letters
Dave Lanphear (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Beetle [Abner Jenkins]; Fixer [Norbert Ebersol]; Goliath [Erik Josten]; Songbird [Melissa Gold]; Baron Helmut Zemo; Kosmos
Synopsis
Zemo and his allies rescue Goliath from Kosmos; Goliath inadvertently gives Zemo the idea for the Thunderbolts.
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Chapter 8: Showdown at the Vault (Table of Contents: 24)

Thunderbolts / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Kurt Busiek (credited)
Pencils
Chris Marrinan (credited); Bob McLeod (credited); Mark Bagley (credited)
Inks
Andrew Pepoy (credited); Will Blyberg (credited); Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors
Joe Rosas (credited)
Letters
Dave Lanphear (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
U-Foes [Ironclad [Michael Steel]; Vapor [Ann Darnell]; Vector [Simon Utrecht]; X-Ray [Jimmy Darnell]]; Armadillo [Antonio Rodriguez]; Atlas [Erik Josten]; Citizen V [Baron Helmut Zemo]; Hydro-Man [Morrie Bench]; Jolt; Kaine; Mach-I [Abner Jenkins]; Mandrill; Meteorite [Karla Sofen]; Radioactive Man [Chen Lu]; Songbird [Melissa Gold]; Speed Demon [James Sanders]; Techno [Norbert Ebersol]; Wizard [Bentley Wittman]; Orka; Madcap
Synopsis
The Thunderbolts stop a breakout at the Vault in their first public appearance; however, the breakout is mainly a cover for recruiting Moonstone, the final original member of the team.
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Editing
Related Scans
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Thunderbolts
  2. 1. ["The trickiest part of the whole thing was maintaining the surprise."]
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Thunderbolts
  4. 3. Justice ... Like Lightning!
    Thunderbolts
  5. 4. Introducing the Thunderbolts!
    The Hulk
  6. 5. Introducing the Thunderbolts
    The Hulk
  7. 6. The Dawn of a New Age of Heroes!
    Marvel Universe
  8. 7. ["--So what I figure is, they got Galactuses, they got Kangs..."]
    Thunderbolts
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Thunderbolts
  10. 9. Deceiving Appearances
    Thunderbolts
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Spider-Man; Thunderbolts
  12. 11. Old Scores
    Spider-Man; Thunderbolts
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Thunderbolts
  14. 13. Too Many Masters!
    Thunderbolts
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Thunderbolts
  16. 15. A Shock to the System!
    Thunderbolts
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Thunderbolts
  18. 17. The Origin of the Thunderbolts! (Chapter 1: Awkward Questions)
    Thunderbolts
  19. 18. Chapter 2: The Search Begins
    Thunderbolts
  20. 19. Chapter 3: Technical Support
    Thunderbolts
  21. 20. Chapter 4: Screams of Anguish
    Thunderbolts
  22. 21. Chapter 5: Shell-Shocked!
    Thunderbolts
  23. 22. Chapter 6: Onslaught
    Thunderbolts
  24. 23. Chapter 7: To Defy a Kosmos
    Thunderbolts
  25. 24. Chapter 8: Showdown at the Vault
    Thunderbolts
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