(December 1999)

Marvel, 1999 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Volume:
1
Price:
2.50 USD; 3.75 CAD
Pages:
44
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved By the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group [under character box]
Barcode:
759606047895 01511
Editing:
Tom Brevoort
Color:
color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
One shot

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Avengers / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bruce Timm
Inks:
Bruce Timm
Colors:
Bruce Timm
Letters:
Comicraft

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Avengers [Thor; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Wasp; Ant-Man [Hank Pym]]; Dr. Doom
Reprints:

The Insult That Made A Corpse Out Of "Mac" (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Russ Maheras
Pencils:
Marie Severin ?
Inks:
Marie Severin ?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Synopsis:
Mac is upset by a man shooting a bazooka into his face on the beach. Sending away for Charlie World's muscle-building kit, Mac returns to the beach as a hulking brute and murders his opponent.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.
Parody of Charles Atlas comic book ads.

The Death-Trap of Doctor Doom! (Table of Contents: 2)

Avengers / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script:
Roger Stern
Pencils:
Bruce Timm
Inks:
Bruce Timm
Colors:
Bruce Timm
Letters:
Comicraft

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Avengers [Thor; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Wasp; Ant-Man [Hank Pym]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]]; Dr. Doom; Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Girl; Thing; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]]; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Edwin Jarvis
Synopsis:
The newly-formed Avengers are sent to secure the flying fortress which Doctor Doom recently used against the Fantastic Four but the team discovers the vehicle is full of traps set by Doom. Fortunately, there's one matter Doom hadn't counted on: Ant-Man has a new identity as Giant-Man!
Reprints:
Keywords:
Avengers Mansion; Flying Fortress

Night of the Red Wolf! (Table of Contents: 3)

Kid Colt / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Paul Smith (signed)
Inks:
Paul Smith (signed)
Colors:
Marie Javins
Letters:
John Roshell

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Kid Colt; Red Wolf; Lobo
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Mock ad for Kid Colt, Outlaw #112 1/2.

Watch For The Greatest Symbols in Comics! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Fast Lane Part 1 of 4: Media Blitz! (Table of Contents: 5)

Spider-Man / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Glenn Herdling
Pencils:
Gregg Schigiel
Inks:
Richard Case
Colors:
Paul Mounts
Letters:
Chris Dickey
Editing:
Michael Stewart; Steve Behling

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Mysterio; J. Jonah Jameson; Sam Exmore (introduction); Toni Harris (introduction); Zane Whelan (introduction)
Synopsis:
Peter is working with two new interns - one of them, Sam Exmore, a pot user - when Mysterio attacks their news van.
Keywords:
Daily Bugle

Indexer Notes

anti-drug insert story

The Battle of Utah Beach! (Table of Contents: 6)

Sgt. Fury and His Howling Commandos / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dick Ayers (signed)
Inks:
Dick Ayers (signed)
Colors:
Marie Javins
Letters:
John Roshell

Genre:
war
Characters:
Howling Commandos [Nick Fury; Jonathan "Junior" Juniper; Gabe Jones; Timothy "Dum Dum" Dugan; Dino Manelli; Isadore "Izzy" Cohen; Robert "Reb" Ralston]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Mock ad for Sgt. Fury and His Howling Commandos #3 1/2.

A Marvel Masterworks Pin-up (Table of Contents: 7)

Avengers / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bruce Timm [as B.T.] (signed)
Inks:
Bruce Timm [as B.T.] (signed)
Colors:
Bruce Timm

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Avengers [Thor; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Wasp; Giant Man [Hank Pym]]
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

All About the Avengers / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (illlustrations)
Inks:
Dick Ayers (illustrations)
Colors:
Stan Goldberg (illustrations)
Letters:
typeset

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Letters from: Mark Waid, Kurt Busiek [also as Burt Kusiek], Ty Templeton.

Amazing New Home Training Plan in Auto Repairing (Table of Contents: 9)

Car Teaching Institute / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gregg Schigiel
Pencils:
? (illustration)
Inks:
? (illustration)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Synopsis:
An advertisement promises to teach people how to obtain valuable knowledge from their automobile, promising that cars are actually smarter than people.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

On inside back cover.
Script credit from Gregg Schigiel's website http://hatterentertainment.com/portfolio/writing/scti-ad/

Sea-Baboons (Table of Contents: 10)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Christopher Priest [as Jim Owsley]
Pencils:
Al Milgrom
Inks:
Al Milgrom
Colors:
Carl Gafford ?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; satire-parody
Synopsis:
Parody of the "sea monkey" ads that often appeared in comic books.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Avengers
  2. 1. The Insult That Made A Corpse Out Of "Mac"
  3. 2. The Death-Trap of Doctor Doom!
    Avengers
  4. 3. Night of the Red Wolf!
    Kid Colt
  5. 4. Watch For The Greatest Symbols in Comics!
  6. 5. Fast Lane Part 1 of 4: Media Blitz!
    Spider-Man
  7. 6. The Battle of Utah Beach!
    Sgt. Fury and His Howling Commandos
  8. 7. A Marvel Masterworks Pin-up
    Avengers
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    All About the Avengers
  10. 9. Amazing New Home Training Plan in Auto Repairing
    Car Teaching Institute
  11. 10. Sea-Baboons
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