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About This Book:

Celebrate 65 years of cutting-edge comic-book artwork with this fitting tribute to the storied history of the House of Ideas! Featuring more than 100 illustrations from the 1940s through today, this brand-new volume brings you breathtaking looks at your favorite Marvel heroes and villains through the ages! A perfect companion piece to Art of Marvel Vol. 1, this keepsake edition showcases the rich artistry of the Marvel Universe like never before!

 

  The Art of Marvel, Vol. 2


List price: $29.99 (US) $48.00 (Canada)
ISBN: 0-7851-1361-4 Original Release Date: 11/17/04

128 pages

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TALES OF WONDER: $20.99 AMAZON USA: $19.79
AMAZON UK: 14.42 AMAZON CANADA: $25.66


CREATOR CREDITS:

Featured Artists: Arthur Adams, Mark Bagley, Tim Bradstreet, Mark Brooks, , Frank Brunner, John Byrne, John Cassaday, Dave Cockrum, Gene Colan, Clayton Crain, Alan Davis, Gabriele Dell'Otto, Mike Deodato, Steve Ditko, Terry Dodson, Steve Epting, Bill Everett, David Finch, Adi Granov, Randy Green, Don Heck, Stuart Immonen, Gil Kane, Jack Kubert, Adam Kubert, Andy Kubert, Greg Land, Salvador Larroca, Jim Lee, Rob Liefeld, Tom Lyle, Alex Maleev, Mike Mayhew, David Mazzuchelli, Todd McFarlane, Steve McNiven, Josh Middleton, Rudolfo Migliari, Frank Miller, Claire Moe, Frank Pual, George Perez, Whilce Portacio, Joe Quesada, Esad Ribic, John Romita, Jr., John Romita, Sr., Michael Ryan, Alex Schomburg, Bill Sienkiewicz, Walter Simonson, Herb Trimpe, Boris Vallejo, Mike Wieringo, Wallace Wood, Mike Zeck

Cover Art: Salvador Larocca with Richard Isanove
Editors: Jeff Youngquist & Mark Beazley with Jennifer Grunwald

In the following list of contents, I have attempted to source each piece of art to its original publication. As of now, this list is complete, but I welcome any additions to the list I may have missed or corrections to what I've gotten wrong to be emailed to me. Thanks! -- Gormuu

TABLE OF CONTENTS:

  • GOLDEN AGE
    • 1 pg: Front page essay with Alex Ross sidebar of Captain America and Bucky
    • 1 pg: cover to Marvel Comics #1
    • 1 pg: cover to Captain America Comics #1 (Jack Kirby)
    • 1 pg: 4 covers: Marvel Mystery Comics #2, 4, 9-10 (Claire Moe, Alex Schomburg, Bill Everett)

  • 1960s
    • 1 pg: Front page essay with Alex Ross sidebar of Namor
    • 1 pg: cover to Fantastic Four #1 (Kirby)
    • 1 pg: cover to Fantastic Four #3 (Kirby)
    • 1 pg: FF montage, including panel sequence from FF #1, covers to FF #57 and 49, team pose (Kirby)
    • 1 pg: cover to Amazing Fantasy #15 (Steve Ditko)
    • 1 pg: Spider-Man montage, inc. panel sequence from AF #15, cover to #6, splash from ASM #50, Mary Jane's first appearance, Spidey post (Ditko and John Romita, Sr.)
    • 1 pg: cover to X-Men #1 (Kirby)
    • 1 pg: X-Men montage, inc. panel from X-Men #21, cover to #12, Cyclops optic blast, Magneto pose (Kirby and Werner Roth)
    • 1 pg: cover to Hulk #1 (Kirby)
    • 1 pg: Hulk montage, inc. panel sequence from Hulk #1, covers to Hulk #4-5, Hulk pose (Kirby)
    • 1 pg: cover to Avengers #1 (Kirby)
    • 1 pg: Avengers montage, including images from covers to #16, 23, and 24 (Kirby)
    • 1 pg: cover to Captain America #100 (Kirby)
    • 1 pg: Cap montage, panel sequence of origin of Steve Rogers, splash page to TOS #59, Cap pose (Kirby)
    • 1 pg: cover to Journey Into Mystery #83 (Kirby)
    • 1 pg: Thor montage, inc. cover to JIM #85 and 120, panel sequence of Thor's origin, Thor pose (Kirby)
    • 1 pg: cover to Tales of Suspense #39 (Kirby)
    • 1 pg: Iron montage, inc. cover to TOS #42 and 48, first appearance of Iron Man's red/gold suit, Iron Man pose from TOS #59 cover (Kirby, Ditko)
    • 1 pg: cover to Daredevil #1 (Everett)
    • 1 pg: Daredevil montage, inc. origin sequence, covers to DD #4 and 9, DD pose (Everett, Wood, Kirby, Colan)
    • 1 pg: cover to Strange Tales #121 (Kirby/Ditko)
    • 1 pg: cover to Tales of Suspense #70 (Kirby)

  • 1970s
    • 1 pg: Front page essay with Alex Ross sidebar of Vision
    • 1 pg: cover to Giant-Size X-Men #1 (Dave Cockrum)
    • 1 pg: cover to X-Men #100 (Cockrum)
    • 1 pg: cover to X-Men #101, 104, 112, Magneto panel from X-Men #112 (Cockrum and Byrne)
    • 1 pg: cover to Hulk #181 (Herb Trimpe)
    • 1 pg: cover to Amazing Spider-Man #129 (Gil Kane)
    • 1 pg: cover to Captain America #193 (Kirby)
    • 1 pg: cover to Captain America #197 (Kirby)
    • 2 pg: double splash page from Captain America #194 (Kirby)
    • 1 pg: Amazing Spider-Man cover gallery: #90, 121-122, 136 (Kane, Romita)
    • 1 pg: cover to Peter Parker #1 (Sal Buscema)
    • 1 pg: cover to Daredevil #81 (Kane)
    • 1 pg: cover to Dr. Strange #1 (Frank Brunner)
    • 1 pg: cover to Tomb of Dracula #53 (Colan)
    • 1 pg: cover to Monsters Unleashed #2 (Boris Vallejo)

  • 1980s
    • 1 pg: Front page essay with Alex Ross sidebar of Punisher and Spider-Woman
    • 1 pg: cover to Wolverine #1 (Frank Miller)
    • 1 pg: cover to Daredevil #169 (Miller)
    • 1 pg: cover to Daredevil #179 (Miller)
    • 1 pg: cover to Daredevil #181 (Miller)
    • 1 pg: cover to Daredevil #182 (Miller)
    • 1 pg: cover to Daredevil #220 (David Mazzuchelli)
    • 1 pg: Daredevil montage (Mazzuchelli and Miller)
    • 1 pg: Elektra: Assassin splash (Bill Sienkiewicz)
    • 1 pg: cover art for New Mutants #21 (Sienkiewicz)
    • 1 pg: cover to X-Men #136 (Byrne)
    • 1 pg: X-Men montage: covers to #135, 133, Wolverine panel from #132 (Byrne)
    • 1 pg: cover to X-Men #213 (Alan Davis)
    • 1 pg: panel sequence from X-Men #213, cover from X-Men Annual #11 (Davis)
    • 2 pg: Excalibur double-page splash (Davis)
    • 1 pg: X-Men pin-up (Arthur Adams)
    • 1 pg: Wolverine pin-up (Arthur Adams)
    • 1 pg: cover to Captain America Annual #8 (Mike Zeck)
    • 1 pg: Punisher pin-up (Zeck)
    • 1 pg: cover to Amazing Spider-Man #230 (Romita, Sr.)
    • 1 pg: cover to Amazing Spider-Man Annual #21 (Romita, Jr.)
    • 1 pg: cover to Thor #365 (Walt Simonson)
    • 1 pg: cover to Fantastic Four #250 (Byrne)
    • 1 pg: cover to Hulk #340 (Todd McFarlane)
    • 1 pg: Spider-Man montage, cover images from ASM #300, 301, 316 (McFarlane)

  • 1990s
    • 1 pg: Front page essay with Alex Ross sidebar
    • 1 pg: cover to Spider-Man #1 (McFarlane)
    • 1 pg: cover to Uncanny X-Men #268 (Jim Lee)
    • 1 pg: X-Men pin-up (Lee)
    • 2 pg: wrap-around cover to X-Men #1 (Lee)
    • 1 pg: heroes montage, with FF and Avengers (Lee and Liefeld)
    • 1 pg: Iron Man splash (Whilce Portacio)
    • 1 pg: wrap-around cover to Punisher: War Zone #1 (Romita, Jr.)
    • 2 pg: double-page splash of Daredevil (Romita, Jr.)
    • 1 pg: Spider-Man splash (Mark Bagley)
    • 1 pg: Spider-Man montage (Bagley and Tom Lyle)
    • 2 pg: wrap-around cover to Avengers #1 (George Perez)

  • TODAY
    • 1 pg: Front page essay with Alex Ross sidebar
    • 1 pg: cover to Ultimate Fantastic Four #1 (Bryan Hitch)
    • 1 pg: cover to Marvel Knights 4 #1 (Steve McNiven)
    • 1 pg: Marvel Knights 4 cover gallery #3-5 (McNiven)
    • 1 pg: combined covers of FF #51-54, cover to FF #509 (Mike Wieringo)
    • 1 pg: cover to Ultimate FF #11 (Stuart Immonen)
    • 1 pg: cover to Avengers #500 (David Finch)
    • 1 pg: cover to Avengers #500 Director's Cut (John Cassaday)
    • 1 pg: cover to Thor #81 (Steve Epting)
    • 1 pg: cover montage: Iron Man #84, Captain America and the Falcon #5, Spectacular Spider-Man #15 (Epting)
    • 1 pg: cover to Astonishing X-Men variant #1 (Cassaday)
    • 1 pg: cover montage: Uncanny #444, X-Men #157, Astonishing #1 (Davis, Salvador Larocca, Cassaday)
    • 1 pg: cover to Uncanny X-Men #445 (Davis)
    • 1 pg: cover montage: Uncanny #441, 437, New X-Men #1, X-Treme X-Men #39 (Larocca and Randy Green)
    • 1 pg: cover to X-Men #161 (Larocca)
    • 1 pg: cover to X-Men #162 (Larocca)
    • 1 pg: cover montage: Ultimate X-Men #39, 40, 43-45 (Finch)
    • 1 pg: cover montage: Ultimate X-Men #26, 33, 50 (Adam and Andy Kubert)
    • 1 pg: cover to Astonishing X-Men #4 variant (Cassaday)
    • 1 pg: cover to Astonishing X-Men #1 variant (Gabrielle Dell'Otto)
    • 1 pg: wrap-around cover to Wolverine #20 (Romita, Jr.), wrap-around cover to Marvel Knights Spider-Man #1 (Terry Dodson)
    • 1 pg: cover to Amazing Spider-Man #509 (Mike Deodato, Jr.)
    • 2 pg: Deodato montage: cover to Hulk #64, Wolverine/Punisher #1, Venom #11, Identity Disc #2, Venom #12
    • 1 pg: cover to Amazing Fantasy #1: Arana (Mark Brooks)
    • 1 pg: cover to Venom vs. Carnage #1 (Clayton Crain)
    • 1 pg: Secret War #1-3 cover montage (Dell'Otto)
    • 1 pg: cover to The Pulse #2 (Dell'Otto)
    • 1 pg: cover to The Pulse #1 (Mayhew)
    • 1 pg: cover to The Pulse #4 (Mayhew)
    • 1 pg: cover to Marvel Age Spider-Man #9 (Michael Ryan)
    • 1 pg: cover montage: Marvel Age Spider-Man #8, 11, 12, 16 (Ryan)
    • 1 pg: cover to Daredevil: Father #1 (Joe Quesada)
    • 1 pg: cover to Daredevil #59, 61, 66 (Michael Ryan)
    • 1 pg: cover gallery: Marvel Age Spider-Man #9 (Alex Maleev)
    • 1 pg: cover to Ultimate Elektra #1 (Larocca)
    • 1 pg: cover to Ultimate Elektra #2-4 (Larocca)
    • 1 pg: cover gallery: Thor: Son of Asgard #3 (Adi Granov), Rogue #1 (Rodolfo Migliari), Black Widow #1 (Greg Land), NYX #4 (Josh Middleton)
    • 1 pg: cover to She-Hulk #1 (Granov)
    • 1 pg: cover to Thor: Son of Asgard #1 (Granov)
    • 1 pg: cover to Loki #1 (Esad Ribic)
    • 1 pg: cover to Punisher #2 (Tim Bradstreet)


-- synopsis by Gormuu

       
     

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