Speedball #1 [Newsstand]
(September 1988)

Marvel, 1988 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.75 USD; 0.95 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Brand:
Marvel [black, no background]
Barcode:
071486028352 09
Editing:
Terry Kavanagh; Howard Mackie
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This issue is a variant of Speedball (Marvel, 1988 series) #1 [Direct].

indicia shows October 1988 while cover is September


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Speedball / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Steve Ditko
Inks:
Jackson Guice
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Speedball
Reprints:

Speedball, the Masked Marvel (Table of Contents)

Speedball / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Steve Ditko (plotter); Tom DeFalco (plotter); Roger Stern (scripter)
Pencils:
Steve Ditko
Inks:
Jackson Guice
Colors:
Tom Vincent
Letters:
Jack Morelli

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Speedball; Justin Baldwin; Madeline Naylor Baldwin
Synopsis:
Robbie's D.A. dad wants him to have a career in the law and his mother wants him to pursue a life in the arts. Instead, Robbie is secretly trying to cope with groovy new superpowers that make him talk funny and bounce around like a rubber ball. When Robbie saves his parents from a career criminal bent on revenge, Speedball is introduced to the world.
Reprints:

The Origin of a Masked Marvel (Table of Contents)

Speedball / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Steve Ditko (plotter); Tom DeFalco (plotter); Roger Stern (scripter)
Pencils:
Steve Ditko
Inks:
Jackson Guice
Colors:
Tom Vincent
Letters:
Jack Morelli

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Speedball; Niels
Reprints:
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Speedball
  2. 1. Speedball, the Masked Marvel
    Speedball
  3. 2. The Origin of a Masked Marvel
    Speedball
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Heer