November 2001 - 100 pages
This issue is a double Marvel issue spotlighting the Golden Age of Timely/Marvel -- and the real Captain Marvel! There are two great full-color covers -- Timely's Big Three (by Carl Burgos and Syd Shores), plus a great Captain Marvel painting by Don Newton! Great new interviews with Mickey Spillane (1940s Timely writer and creator of Mike Hammer), Vince Fago (artist and Timely's third editor-in-chief) and Syd Shores (1940s Captain America). Also includes rare vintage and unpublished art by Burgos, Shores, Bill Everett, Jack Kirby, Carl Pfeufer, Mike Sekowsky, Vince and Al Fago, Don Rico, and other Timely stars! Also, a double-sized FCA (Fawcett Collectors of America) section featuring C.C. Beck, Marc Swayze, Don Newton, Alex Ross, and others! Plus, Magazine Enterprises -- the sequel! Scarce art from the 1940s-'50s by Bob Powell, Dick Ayers, Joe Certa, John Belfi, Fred Meagher, & Frank Bolle! Len Wein, Rich Buckler, Dick Giordano, and Roy Thomas on the birth of All-Star Squadron! Plus, M.T. Gilbert revisits Wally Wood, Bill Schelly on early comics fandom, and more!
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