The 100 Greatest Marvels of All Time #2

Marvel Comics

United States

Published
December 2001
Page count
116
Cover price
7.50 USD
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/274282

Credits

Editing
Brian Smith (Reprint)
See individual stories for original editors.

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled (Captain America) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Captain America
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Captain America

Credits

Letters
Typeset
Editing
Brian Smith (Reprint)
See individual stories for original editors.

Notes

Cover numbering is #21-18. The figure in the foreground is placed over a collage of Marvel characters (Carlos Pacheco's Avengers, Alex Ross' Wolverine, Joe Quesada's Daredevil and Alan Davis' Fantastic Four) that are the background images for every cover in this series.

Show/hide 1. Cover to Avengers #1 (Avengers) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Avengers
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Thor; Wasp; Ant-Man; Iron Man; Hulk; Loki

Credits

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers
Letters
Typeset
Editing
Stan Lee

Reprint history

From GCD
From Avengers (Marvel, 1963 series) #1 (Sept. 1963) Cover
Show/hide 2. Counting Down the Greatest #21 (Avengers) Text article, 2 pages

Featuring

Feature
Avengers
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Author
Bob Greenberger
Letters
Typeset
Show/hide 3. The Coming of the Avengers! (Avengers) Comic story, 22 pages

Featuring

Feature
Avengers
Genre
Superhero
Characters
FEATURE: Avengers--Thor; Iron Man; Ant-Man [Hank Pym]; Wasp; Hulk; GUESTS: Rick Jones; Teen Brigade; Odin; Fantastic Four--Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Girl; Thing; Human Torch; VILLAIN: Loki

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Dick Ayers
Editing
Stan Lee

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Avengers (Marvel, 1963 series) #1 (September 1963)
The Coming of the Avengers!
Also printed
Australia
The Avengers (Horwitz, 1965 series) #1 ([1965?])
The Coming of the Avengers!
 
United States
Marvel Tales Annual (Marvel, 1964 series) #2 (1965)
The Coming of the Avengers
 
Australia
The Avengers (Newton, 1975 series) #1 ([July 1975?])
The Coming of the Avengers!
 
United States
Son of Origins of Marvel Comics (Simon and Schuster, 1975 series) (1975)
The Coming of the Avengers
 
Australia
Origins of Great Marvel Comics Heroes (Newton, 1975 series) ([1975])
The Coming of the Avengers
 
United States
Son of Origins of Marvel Comics Revised Edition (Marvel, 1997 series) (November 1997)
The Coming of the Avengers
From GCD
From Avengers (Marvel, 1963 series) #1 (Sept. 1963)

Synopsis

Iron Man, Hulk, Ant-Man, Wasp and Thor join forces to defeat Loki.

Show/hide 4. Cover to Uncanny X-Men #350 (X-Men) Cover reprint (on interior page), 2 pages

Featuring

Feature
X-Men
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Gambit; Joseph; Archangel; Psylocke; Beast; Rogue; Maggott; Scalphunter; Sabretooth; Harpoon; Vertigo; Riptide

Credits

Pencils
Joe Madureira
Inks
Tim Townsend
Letters
Typeset
Editing
Jason Liebig (Assistant)
Mark Powers (Associate)

Reprint history

From GCD
from Uncanny X-Men, The (Marvel, 1981 series) #350 (December 1997)
Show/hide 5. Counting Down the Greatest #20 (X-Men) Text article, 2 pages

Featuring

Feature
X-Men
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Author
Bob Greenberger
Letters
Typeset
Show/hide 6. Trial & Errors (X-Men) Comic story, 36 pages

Featuring

Feature
X-Men
Genre
Superhero
Characters
FEATURE: X-Men--Professor X; Gambit; Beast; Rogue; Joseph; Archangel; Psylocke; Cannonball; Cyclops; Jean Grey; Iceman; Colossus; Nightcrawler; Banshee; Wolverine; Storm; Nightcrawler; GUESTS: Spat; Grovel; Maggott; Trish Tilby; VILLAINS: Magneto [disguised as Erik The Red]; Mr. Sinister; Ferris; Marauders--Sabretooth; Scalphunter; Harpoon; Arclight; Polaris; Vertigo; Scrambler

Credits

Script
Steve Seagle
Pencils
Joe Madureira (pgs. 1-13, 19-20, 27-36)
Andy Smith (pgs. 14-18, 21-26)
Inks
Tim Townsend
Vince Russell
Dan Panosian
Colours
Steve Buccellato
Letters
Richard Starkings and Comicraft
Kolja Fuchs
Editing
Jason Liebig (Assistant)
Mark Powers (Associate)

Reprint history

From GCD
from Uncanny X-Men, The (Marvel, 1981 series) #350 (Dec. 1997)

Synopsis

Erik reveals to the captured X-Men that Gambit gathered the Marauders for Sinister to initiate the Mutant Massacre.

Show/hide 7. Cover to Amazing Spider-Man #122 (Spider-Man) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Spider-Man
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Spider-Man; Gwen Stacy; Green Goblin

Credits

Art
John Romita
Letters
Typeset
Editing
Roy Thomas

Reprint history

From GCD
From Amazing Spider-Man (Marvel, 1963 series) #122 (July 1973) Cover
Show/hide 8. Counting Down the Greatest #19 (Spider-Man) Text article, 3 pages

Featuring

Feature
Spider-Man
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Author
Bob Greenberger
Letters
Typeset
Show/hide 9. The Goblin's Last Stand (Spider-Man) Comic story, 20 pages

Featuring

Feature
Spider-Man
Genre
Superhero
Characters
FEATURE: Spider-Man; GUESTS: Gwen Stacy (deceased); Harry Osborn; Robbie Robertson; J. Jonah Jameson; Mary Jane Watson; VILLAIN: Green Goblin [Norman Osborn; Death]

Credits

Script
Gerry Conway
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
John Romita
Tony Mortellaro
Colours
Dave Hunt
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Roy Thomas

Reprint history

From GCD
From Amazing Spider-Man (Marvel, 1963 series) #122 (July 1973)

Synopsis

Peter Parker is out for revenge after the Green Goblin kills Gwen Stacy.

Show/hide 10. Cover to Captain America #109 (Captain America) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Captain America
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Captain America

Credits

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Syd Shores
Letters
Typeset
Editing
Stan Lee

Reprint history

From GCD
From Captain America (Marvel, 1968 series) #109 (Jan. 1969) Cover
Show/hide 11. Counting Down the Greatest #18 (Captain America) Text article, 2 pages

Featuring

Feature
Captain America
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Author
Bob Greenberger
Letters
Typeset
Show/hide 12. The Hero That Was! (Captain America) Comic story, 20 pages

Featuring

Feature
Captain America
Genre
Superhero
Characters
FEATURE: Captain America (Origin); GUESTS: Nick Fury; Bucky Barnes (in flashback); Dr. Reinstein (in flashback); Sgt. Duffy (in flashback); VILLAIN: Heinz Kruger (Death; in flashback); Nazis (in flashback)

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Syd Shores
Letters
Artie Simek

Reprint history

First print
United States
Captain America (Marvel, 1968 series) #109 (January 1969)
The Hero That Was!
Also printed
Australia
The Incredible Hulk (Newton, 1974 series) #1 (1975)
The Hero That Was
 
Australia
Origins of Great Marvel Comics Heroes (Newton, 1975 series) ([1975])
The Origin of Captain America
 
Australia
Captain America (Yaffa, 1977? series) #4 ([October 1978?])
The Hero That Was!
 
United States
Marvel Super Action (Marvel, 1977 series) #11 (December 1978)
The Hero That Was!
 
United States
Essential Captain America (Marvel, 2000 series) #2 (2002)
The Hero That Was!
 
United States
Captain America Omnibus (Marvel, 2011 series) #1 ([May] 2011)
The Hero That Was!
From GCD
From Captain America (Marvel, 1968 series) #109 (Jan. 1969)

Synopsis

Cap discusses his origin with Nick Fury.

Show/hide 13. The 100 Greatest Marvels of All Time: The Final Vote (Marvel Heroes) Text article, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Marvel Heroes
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Author
Letters
Typeset

Notes

Countdown of the 100 greatest issues from #100-18.

Show/hide 14. Back Cover (Hulk) Illustration, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Hulk
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Hulk

Credits

Art
Adam Kubert
Letters
Typeset

Reprint history

From GCD
From Incredible Hulk (Marvel, 1968 series) #461 (Feb. 1998) Cover detail

Notes

Cover numbering is #21-18. The figure in the foreground is placed over a collage of Marvel characters (Carlos Pacheco's Avengers, Alex Ross' Wolverine, Joe Quesada's Daredevil and Alan Davis' Fantastic Four) that are the background images for every cover in this series.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 54118

Cover added

  • 09/10/2010

Index completed

  • 09/10/2010

Last updated

  • 09/10/2010