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Marvel Spotlight: Captain America Remembered (2007) Save link
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Front coverSteven Epting
Based on cover of Captain America (V) #8; Marvel Spotlight 18 / Marvel Preview
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Cr:W-Matt Adler, Chris Arrant, John Rhett Thomas, Dugan Trodglen   P/L-[N.G.]   I/F-[N.G.]   L-[N.G.]   C-[N.G.]
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PageTitleComment
1"Plugging in the Spotlight"-
2"Spotlight on Captain America"A list of TPBs and some Kirby art.
3-10"The Man Who Killed Captain America" - interview with Ed BrubakerArt from Captain America (V) #25, Captain America 65th Anniversary Special #1, Captain America (V) #12, #17, #15
11-14"The Art of Captain America: Steve Epting" - interview with Steve EptingWith art from Captain America (V) #4, 25
15-17"Bucky Lives, Winter Kills" - interview with BrubakerWith art of Winter Soldier: Winter Kills #1
18-21"A Classic Cap Craftsman: Gene Colan's Cap" - by John Rhett Thomas, interview with Gene ColanArt of Captain America (I) #129, 117 (cover)
22-23"Captain America Annual Preview"Pencil art from the upcoming Brubaker/Colan Captain America Annual
24"Captain America Remembered: The Silver Age Revival: 1965-1970"-
25-29"Cap in Crisis: Steve Englehart's Captain America" - by Matt AdlerArt: Captain America (I) #183 (cover), 185, 175, 186 (cover), covers of Captain America and Falcon TPB: Secret Empire #1 and Captain America and Falcon TPB: Nomad #1.
30-33"Remembering Remembrance: Stern and Byrne Take Their Turn with America's Fighting Legend" - by Dugan Trodglen, interview with Roger SternArt from Captain America (I) #253, 251 (cover), 248
34"Captain America Remembered: 1985-1995"-
35-41"Death of a Dream: Five Stages and a Fallen Son" - by Chris Arrani, interview with Jeph LoebArt: a collage of all five covers of Fallen Son: The Death of Captain America
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Marvel Spotlight: Halo (2007) Save link

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Front coverAlexander Maleev
Reprints cover of Halo: Uprising #1; Marvel Spotlight 20 / Marvel Preview
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Back coverAlexander Maleev
Reprints cover of Halo: Uprising #2
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Cr:W-John Rhett Thomas, Dugan Trodglen   P/L-[N.G.]   I/F-[N.G.]   L-[N.G.]   C-[N.G.]
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PageTitleComment
1-2"Plugging in the Spotlight"Content page with some great Halo art (not mentioned where it came from)
3-12"The Halo Effect: An Interview with Brian Michael Bendis"By DuncanTrodglen; Art pieces: two character sketches and scenes from Halo: Uprising, Daredevil (II) #79, New Avengers: Illuminati (I) #1, Civil War: The Confession #1
13-14"Inside the Halo Graphic Novel"Lists the contents of the GN with art pieces of each story:
"The Last Voyage of the Infinite Succor" -- Lee Hammock/Simon Bisley
"Armor Testing" -- Jay Faerber/Ed Lee, Andrew Robinson
"Breaking Quarantine" -- Tsutomu Nihei (no dialogue/narration)
"Second Sunrise Over New Mombasa" -- Brett Lewis/Jean Giraud (Moebius)
(incidentally, this is the correct order of stories)
15-20"The Halo Effect: An Interview with Alex Maleev"By D. Trodglen; Art from: Halo: Uprising, The New Avengers (I) #26, Daredevil (II) #76 (cover), New Avengers: Illuminati (I) #1
21"Daredevil by Bendis and Maleev"Lists the available DD TPB/HCs by Bendis and Maleev plus some front covers to them.
22-27"Waiting for the Flood: Halo Nation Comes to Marvel"By J.R. Thomas; Interview with Brian Jarrard and Frank O'Connor from Bungie studios; Art from Halo: Uprising
28-33"Getting a Read on Reed: The Spotlight Interview with Brian Reed"By J.R. Thomas; Note: Brian Reed wrote the Ultimate Spider-Man video game); Art from: New Avengers: Illuminati (II), New Avengers: Illuminati (II) #3, #4 (cover), Spider-Woman: Origin #3, Ms. Marvel (II) #13
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Marvel Spotlight: Marvel Zombies/Mystic Arcana (2007) Save link
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Front coverArthur Suydam, Michael J. Zeck
Mix of cover of Marvel Zombies (HC) (Secret Wars #1 Zombie Variant Cover) by AS and cover of Secret Wars (I) #1 by MZ (computer colored); Marvel Spotlight 22 / Marvel Preview
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Cr:W-John Rhett Thomas, Dugan Trodglen, Jeph C. York   P/L-[N.G.]   I/F-[N.G.]   L-[N.G.]   C-[N.G.]
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PageTitleComment
1"Plugging in the Zombie Spotlight"Contents with some Fantastic Four zombie art
2-4"A Gruesome Good Time: The Story of the Marvel Zombies"By Duncan Trodglen -- an article about Greg Land, John Barber and John Layman
5-12"Whose Stomach Are You In?"By Duncan Trodglen, interview with Robert Kirkman; Art from Marvel Zombies 2, Marvel Zombies Dead Days, Marvel Zombies (I) #4, Marvel Zombies/Army of Darkness (Dynamite Entertainment / Marvel)
13-15"Undead Again: Sean Phillips Returns for More Marvel Zombie Action!"By Duncan Trodglen, interview with Sean Phillips; Art: A painted zombie version of AvengersAvengers (I) #28 and some Marvel Zombie panels
16-18"Life Among the Zombies"By Duncan Trodglen, interview with Reginald Hudlin; Art: A zombie cover of Black Panther (not sure which), Black Panther (IV) #28
19-26"The Crazy World of Arthur Suydam"By J.R.Thomas, interview with Arthur Suydam; Art: photos, plus cover of Marvel Zombies/Army of Darkness (Dynamite Entertainment / Marvel) #5 and several sketches
Sidebar: "Hudson River Painting: A Legacy of Suydam Art"About Suydam's great-uncle, James Augustus Suydam, also a painter
27"Marvel Zombies: The Covers HC: The Art of the Hommage"Front covers of the hardcover and some other zombie covers by Suydam.
28ADX-Men: Messiah Complex
29-33"Recapturing the Magik!"By Jeph York, interview with Chris Yost; Art: New X-Men (II) #40, #37
Sidebar: "Mystic Arcana: Meet Ian McNee!"-
34Next Issue: Marvel Spotlight: Spider-Man One More Day/Brand New Day-
 
Marvel Spotlight: Thor (I) (2007) Save link
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Front coverOlivier Coipel, Mark Morales
From cover of Thor (III) #4; Marvel Spotlight 21 / Marvel Preview
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Cr:W-Chris Arrant, Robert Greenberger, John Rhett Thomas, Jeph C. York   P/L-[N.G.]   I/F-[N.G.]   L-[N.G.]   C-[N.G.]
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1"Plugging in the Spotlight"Contents (art from the cover of Thor (III) #3)
2"Collect 'em in Trade"List the available Thor TPB/HCs with small cover pictures and some info
3-9"Restoring the Godhood: J. Michael Straczynski Revives the Mighty Thor"By Chris Arrant; interview with JMS; Art from Thor (III) #1, #2, #3 (pencils), Fantastic Four (IV) #537 (cover)
10-11"Olivier Coipel: Thor Character Designs"-
12Ad: Marvel Costume Contest-
13-20"Visionary Valhalla: The Spotlight Interview with Walter Simonson"By Robert Greenberger; Art from: Thor (I) #337 (cover, original size, also inside art), cover of #340, #271, #339, #364
21-28"Fashion Spotlight on... Asgard!"By Jeph York
21 - Thor (designed by Walt Simonson) (Thor (I) #378)
22 - Odin (designed by Greg Tocchini) (Thor: Son of Asgard)
23 - Sif (designed by Walt Simonson) (The Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe Deluxe Edition #12)
24 - Loki (designed by Ben and Ray Lai) (Thor (II) #64)
25 - Hela (designed by Art Adams) (Uncanny X-Men Annual (I) #9)
26 - Amora the Enchantress (designed by Jack Kirby) (Journey into Mystery (I) #103)
27 - Hogun and Fandral (designed by Jack Kirby) (Thor (I) #139, #155)
28 - Volstagg (designed by Erik Larsen) Thor (II) #28)
29-33"The Masterworks - A Gallery of the Greatest Thor Art: John Romita Jr"JRJr art commented by Dan Jurgens; Art from the first 13 issues of Thor (II), no specifics given.
34Next issue: Marvel Spotlight: Marvel Zombies/Mystic Arcana-
 
Marvel Spotlight: World War Hulk (2007) Save link
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Front cover?
Marvel Spotlight 19 / Marvel Preview
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Cr:W-Chris Arrant, Chris Fama, John Rhett Thomas, Dugan Trodglen, Jeph C. York   P/L-[N.G.]   I/F-[N.G.]   L-[N.G.]   C-[N.G.]
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PageTitleComment
1Plugging in the SpotlightContents (art by JRJr)
2"Collect 'em in Trade"Lists the essential Hulk TPBs with covers and short infos
3-18"Warring States: Hulk vs Heroes"Chris Arrant interviews Greg Pak about Planet Hulk and World War Hulk; Art from: World War Hulk Prologue: World Breaker, cover of Incredible Hulk (III) #92 by Ladronn (full page); Incredible Hulk (III) #95, #98 (full page), #103
Sidebars: "Cast of Characters: The Warbound"These all small pieces of interview with Pak: Korg, Miek, Hiroim, Elloe, the Brood aka No-Name, Arch-E-5912, Caiera; "Robot Stories" (a feature movie by Greg Pak)
19-26"The Art of World War Hulk: John Romita Jr Smash!"D. Trodglen interviews JRJr; Art from: World War Hulk #2, Incredible Hulk (III) #24, #25, pencil art from the World War Hulk #2 variant cover, Tales to Astonish (I) #77 (being JRJr's favorite Hulk artists Kirby and JRSr)
27-28"The Hulk: Louder Than Words"JRJr interviewed about the "Nuff Said" issue of Hulk; Art from Incredible Hulk (III) #35
29-36"From Gray to Green: The Early Years of Hulk Art"By J.R.Thomas, art commentary by Chris Fama; Art:
30 - Jack Kirby (front cover of Incredible Hulk (I) #1)
31 - Steve Ditko (one page no. 8 from a Tales to Astonish (I) issue, almost full size)
32 - Bill Everett and Jack Kirby (splash page from Tales to Astonish (I) #78) 33 - Gil Kane (cover of Tales to Astonish (I) #89); Marie Severin and Herb Trimpe (splash page of Tales to Astonish (I) #94)
34 - Herb Trimpe and John Severin (The Incredible Hulk (II) #109 front cover, splash page of The Incredible Hulk (II) #110, splash page of The Incredible Hulk (II) #108)
35 - Jim Steranko (Incredible Hulk Annual #1, pencil art and final cover) 36 - Special Bonus: Unpublished cover artwork for Incredible Hulk Annual #1 by Marie Severin and Frank Giacoia, pencils only.
Also mentions that "This and many other examples of original and unpublished art can be found as bonus material in the Marvel Masterworks: The Incredible Hulk 2nd Edition (HC) series"
37-41"All the Hulk That's Fit to Print: World War Hulk: Front Line"John Rhett Thomas interviews Paul Jenkins; Art from World War Hulk: Front Line #1, Civil War: Front Line #10
42Next issue: Marvel Spotlight: Halo-
 
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Marvel Spotlight: Secret Invasion Aftermath (2008) Save link
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Front coverGreg Land, Frank G. D'Armata
Marvel Spotlight 36 / Marvel Preview
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Back cover?
Preview of covers of Secret Invasion: Dark Reign #1, Deadpool (III) #5, Ms. Marvel (II) #34, Thunderbolts (II) #127
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Cr:W-Sheila Johnson, John Rhett Thomas, Dugan Trodglen, Jeph C. York   P/L-[N.A.]   I/F-[N.A.]   L-[N.A.]   C-[N.A.]   EdIntAsi-Alex Starbuck   AsiEd-John Denning, Cory Levine   Ed-John Rhett Thomas   EdSpecProj-Mark D. Beazley, Jennifer Grünwald   SenEdSpecProj-Jeff Youngquist   E-i-C-Joe Quesada   Dsgn-Rommel Alama, BLAMMO! Content and Design, Brian O'Dell   SenVPSale-David Gabriel   Pub-Dan Buckley
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TypeTitleCreditsPgs.
?Plugging in the Spotlight (on the inside of the front cover)?1
?Book of Revelations!; A list of major Skrull reveals!; Elektra Natchios, Black Bolt, The Revolutionary, Captain Marvel, Hank Walden, Contessa Valentina Allegra De Fontaine, Timothy Dum Dum Dugan, Edwin Jarvis, Yellowjacket, Spider-Woman, J.I.C. Chair Sir Mortimer Grimsdale, Magnitude, Kerberos, Longshot, Brother Voodoo, She-Thing, Blacksmith, Ahura, Slug, Equinox, Thor Girl, Razorback, Frog-Man, Conquistador, Grasshopper, Skyhawk, Lobo, MockingbirdJeph C. York7
?Embracing Change; Interview with Brian Michael Bendis; Art from Secret Invasion #1, #3, #6, #7 by Leinil YuDugan Trodglen, Leinil Francis Yu8
?In the aftermath, an uprising - Secret Invasion Aftermath: Captain Marvel; Interview with Brian Michael Bendis; Art from Ms. Marvel (II) #26, #29, #31 by Adrianna MeloAdriana Melo
?Spotlight on She-HulkSheila Johnson½
?The Spotlight Review; Skrull Kill Krew TPBSheila Johnson3
?Deadpool's Dark Reign; Interview with Daniel Way; Art from Deadpool (III) #1, #2 by Paco MedinaDugan Trodglen, Paco Medina4
?Thunderbolts, meet the new boss; Interview with Andy Diggle; Art from Thunderbolts (II) #126 by Roberto De La Torre, Art from Thunderbolts (II) #125 by Fernando Blanco, Art by Mike DeodatoDugan Trodglen, Roberto De la Torre, Fernando Blanco, Mike Deodato Jr.4
?Secret Invasion Checklist; Art from Secret Invasion: The Amazing Spider-Man #1 by Marco SantucciMarco Santucci1
PreviewPreview of cover art of Marvel Spotlight: Secret Invasion Aftermath #1Greg Land, Frank G. D'Armata1
Marvel Spotlight: Spider-Man - One More Day/Brand New Day (2008) Save link
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Front coverJoe Quesada, Danny K. Miki, Richard J. Isanove
FC based on cover of The Amazing Spider-Man (III) #544 by Joe Quesada/Danny K. Miki/Richard Isanove; Marvel Spotlight 23 / Marvel Preview
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Cr:W-Chris Arrant, John Rhett Thomas, Dugan Trodglen   P/L-[N.G.]   I/F-[N.G.]   L-[N.G.]   C-[N.G.]
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1-2"Plugging in the Spotlight"Contents with Spidey art
3-8"Genies and Bottles: One More Day for Spider-Man"By J.R. Thomas; Interview with Joe Quesada; Art: Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man (I) #24, The Amazing Spider-Man (III) #544
9-16"One More Day, Six Amazing Years: A Spider-Man Storyteller"By Chris Arrant, interview with J. Michael Straczynski; Art: John Romit Jr. from J. Michael Straczynski's The Amazing Spider-Man (III) run, The Amazing Spider-Man (III) #544, #541, #553, The Amazing Spider-Man (II) #53
Sidebar: "JMS' Top Five Spidey Characters to Write"Aunt May, Mary Jane, J. Jonah Jameson, Dr. Octopus, Kingpin
Sidebar: "JMS' Top Five Issues from His ASM Run"Aunt May Discovers Spider-Man's Identity; The big 500th anniversary issue; The 9/11 issue; The climatic Morlun issue; The issue where MJ and Peter get back together finally.
Sidebar: "Top Five Things JMS Didn't Get a Chance to Do"Do more with Peter's teaching; Making Gwen's kids Peter's kids; Unmask Spidey in ASM instead of Civil War; Have him fight it out with Electro; Use the Black Cat.
17-22"Brand New Day Team One: Dan Slott and Steve McNiven"By D.Trodglen; interview with Dan Slott; Art from The Amazing Spider-Man (III) #546, Free Comic Book Day 2007 The Amazing Spider-Man ("Swing Shift")
Sidebar: "Spider-Man Q&A with Steve McNiven"-
23-28"Brand New Day Team Two: Marc Guggenheim and Salvador Larroca"By J.R.Thomas, interview with Guggenheim; Art: The Amazing Spider-Man (III) #549, Free Comic Book Day 2007 The Amazing Spider-Man ("Swing Shift")
29-34"Brand New Day Team Three: Bob Gale and Phil Jimenez"By D.Trodglen, interview with Bob Gale;Art from The Amazing Spider-Man (III) #552, a photo of Gale with a Batmobile-inspired car
35-39"Brand New Day Team Four: Zeb Wells and Chris Bachalo"By Dugan Trodglen, interview with Zeb Wells; Art from: The Amazing Spider-Man (III) #555 (pencils)
Sidebar: "Spider-Man Q&A with Chris Bachalo"-
40"In Remembrance Mike Wieringo (June 24, 1963 - August 12, 2007)"Art by Wieringo/Kesel, a cover of The Other: Evolve or Die
 
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Marvel Spotlight: Ultimates 3 (2008) Save link
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Wrap-around coverJoe Madureira, Christian Lichtner
Reprints both variant wrap-around covers by JM/CL, small size; Marvel Spotlight 25 / Marvel Preview
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Cr:W-Chris Arrant, John Rhett Thomas, Dugan Trodglen   P/L-[N.G.]   I/F-[N.G.]   L-[N.G.]   C-[N.G.]
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1"Plugging in the Spotlight"Contents and Ultimate Thor art from Ultimates 3
2"Collect 'em in Trade"List the available Ultimates TPB/HCs with cover and info
3-13"Ultimates to the Ultimate Power"By D.Trodglen, interviewing Jeph Loeb; Art from Ultimates 3 #1, #2 (Madureira and Turner covers and inside art too), Ultimate Power
14-18"The Ultimate Artist Interview: Joe Madureira"By Dugan Trodglen, interview with Joe Madureira; Art from Ultimates 3 #2, #1, #3 (pencils)
19-22"The Ultimate Artist Interview: Christian Lichtner"By D.Trodglen, interview with Christian Lichtner; Art from Ultimates 3 #2, #1, #4 (Madureira cover)
23-24"A Joe Madureira Classic!"The original pencil art to Ultimates 3 #1 pages 8-9
25-33"Ultimate Moments: The Top 10 Moments in Ultimates History... So Far"By C.Arrant and J.R.Thomas
#10 - Cap takes on Pym for Wasp's honor (The Ultimates #9)
#9 - Loki's big reveal (Ultimates 2 (I) #5)
#8 - Cap meets Bucky and Gail (The Ultimates #3)
#7 - Hawkeye and Black Widow take out the Skrulls (The Ultimates #8)
#6 - Hulk chases Freddie Prinze Jr (The Ultimates #4-#5)
#5 - Opening WWII battle scene (The Ultimates #1)
#4 - Hawkeye strikes back (Ultimates 2 (I) #10)
#3 - The Liberators take America (Ultimates 2 (I) #9)
#2 - Asgardians arrive (Ultimates 2 (I) #13)
#1 - "You Think This Letter on My Head Stands for France?" (The Ultimates #12)
34Next issue: Marvel Spotlight: Laurell K. Hamilton / George R. R. Martin (Dabel Brothers / Marvel)-
 
Marvel Spotlight: X-Men - Messiah CompleX (2008) Save link
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Front coverMarko Djurdjević
Marvel Spotlight 24 / Marvel Preview
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Cr:W-John Rhett Thomas, Dugan Trodglen, Jeph C. York   P/L-[N.G.]   I/F-[N.G.]   L-[N.G.]   C-[N.G.]
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1"Plugging in the Spotlight"Contents; Art by Chris Bachalo from X-Men (II) #205
2-10"X-Men with Mike Carey: Blinded by the Light"By D. Trodglen, interview with Mike Carey; Art: Silvestri (cover ?), X-Men (II) #188, #201 (cover), #200 (Ramos), #189, #203, #204, X-Men Annual (III) #1, X-Men: Messiah CompleX #1
11-15"X-Factor with Scot Eaton: Factoring the Future"By Jeph York, interview with Scot Eaton; Art from X-Men (II) #203 (Endangered Species part 13), X-Factor (III) #25, #26
16-20"New X-Men with Chris Yost and Craig Kyle: The Last Mutants"By Jeph York, interview with Chris and Craig; Art from New X-Men (II) #44 (Finch cover and insides by Ramos), X-Men: Messiah CompleX #1
21-27"Uncanny X-Men with Ed Brubaker"By D.Trodglen, interview with Ed Brubaker; Art from Uncanny X-Men (I) #492, X-Men: Messiah CompleX #1
28-33"Stryker's Legacy: God Loves, Man Kills and an X-Men Movie Classic"By Jeph York (article); Art from cover of X-Men Premiere (HC): God Loves, Man Kills, cover of the original GN (Marvel Graphic Novel #5), inside art from the GN and photos from the movie "X2: X-Men United"
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