(February 1984)

Marvel, 1983 Series
Volume:
?
Price:
2.00 USD; 2.25 CAD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
?
On-sale date:
1983-10
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
Editing:
Al Milgrom [as Allen Milgrom]; Jim Shooter (original & reprint editor-in-chief)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Publishing Format:
Limited Series

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Micronauts / cover / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jackson Guice (signed)
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
the Man-Thing; the Micronauts [Acroyear; Biotron; Bug; Commander Arcturus Rann; Marionette; Microtron]

Indexer Notes

Wraparound cover. The cover is similar to the cover of Micronauts #7 (July 1979) by Michael Golden and Neal Adams.

Bringing A Microverse! Into Being (Table of Contents)

The Micronauts / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bill Mantlo
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (cover reprint); ? (illo)
Inks:
Joe Sinnott (cover reprint); ? (illo)
Colors:
Bob Sharen?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
the Fantastic Four [the Human Torch; the Invisible Girl; Mr. Fantastic; the Thing]; Crystal; Galactus; the Silver Surfer [all in cover reprint]
Synopsis:
Bill Mantlo on why he co-created, with Michael Golden, the Microverse. Contains a reduced cover reprint from Fantastic Four (Marvel, 1961 series) #75 (June 1968), an illo of the Microverse and a translation of the Microverse alphabet.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Great Escapes (Table of Contents)

The Micronauts / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Mantlo
Pencils:
Michael Golden (breakdowns)
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein [as Josef Rubinstein] (finishes)
Colors:
Bob Sharen
Letters:
John Costanza

Genre:
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Abner Jenkins (Steve Coffin's next-door neighbor); Baron Karza, his dog soldiers & Acroyears; Colonel Macey; Commander Slug of the Rebel Underground; the High Shadow Priest; the Humanoids of H.E.L.L.; the Man-Thing (cameo); the Micronauts [Acroyear; Biotron; Bug; Commander Arcturus Rann; Marionette; Microtron]; Muffin; Prince Argon; Professor Phillip Prometheus; Ray Coffin; Steve Coffin; Time Traveler
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Indexer Notes

Original colorist: Roger Slifer.

Adventure Into Fear! (Table of Contents)

The Micronauts / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Mantlo (co-plot, script); Michael Golden (co-plot)
Pencils:
Michael Golden (breakdowns)
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein (finishes)
Colors:
Bob Sharen
Letters:
John Costanza

Genre:
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Baron Karza (also as Chief Scientist Karza, in a flashback); Colonel Macey; Lord Dallan Rann (Regent of Homeworld) & Lady Sepsis (Arcturus Rann's parents, in a flashback); the Man-Thing; the Micronauts [Acroyear; Biotron; Bug; Commander Arcturus Rann; Marionette; Microtron]; Muffin; Prince Argon; Prof. Prometheus; Ray Coffin (in a memory); a Shadow Priest; Slug; Steve Coffin; Time Traveler
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Indexer Notes

Original colorist: Roger Slifer.

Earth Wars! (Table of Contents)

The Micronauts / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Mantlo
Pencils:
Michael Golden (breakdowns)
Inks:
Bob McLeod (finishes)
Colors:
Bob Sharen
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino (pg 1, uncredited); Diana Albers (pg 2-11)

Genre:
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Baron Karza; Baron Karza's dog soldiers (in a flashback); Colonel Macey; the Humanoids; the Micronauts [Acroyear; Biotron; Bug; Commander Arcturus Rann; Marionette; Microtron]; Muffin; Prince Argon (becomes Force Commander); Prof. Prometheus (in a flashback); Ray Coffin (also as Captain Universe); a Shadow Priest; Slug; Steve Coffin; Time Traveler (a guise of the Enigma Force)
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Indexer Notes

Original colorist: Carl Gafford.

[Micronauts #6 cover reprint] (Table of Contents)

The Micronauts / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Michael Golden (signed)
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
the Micronauts [Acroyear; Bug; Marionette]
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[Micronauts #7 cover reprint] (Table of Contents)

The Micronauts / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Michael Golden (signed)
Inks:
Neal Adams (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
the Man-Thing; the Micronauts [Acroyear; Biotron; Bug; Commander Arcturus Rann; Marionette; Microtron]
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Indexer Notes

The cover signature is a stylized GA (for Golden and Adams).

The Homeworld Microship Endeavor (Table of Contents)

The Homeworld Microship Endeavor / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bill Mantlo
Pencils:
Eliot R. Brown
Inks:
Eliot R. Brown
Colors:
Carl Gafford
Letters:
John Costanza; typeset

Genre:
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
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Indexer Notes

No credits.

Beauty And The Beast (Table of Contents)

Dazzler and the Beast / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Don Perlin (signed)
Inks:
Kim DeMulder (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
the Beast; Dazzler; Dr. Doom

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Promo for the Beauty And The Beast limited series.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Micronauts
  2. 1. Bringing A Microverse! Into Being
    The Micronauts
  3. 2. The Great Escapes
    The Micronauts
  4. 3. Adventure Into Fear!
    The Micronauts
  5. 4. Earth Wars!
    The Micronauts
  6. 5. [Micronauts #6 cover reprint]
    The Micronauts
  7. 6. [Micronauts #7 cover reprint]
    The Micronauts
  8. 7. The Homeworld Microship Endeavor
    The Homeworld Microship Endeavor
  9. 8. Beauty And The Beast
    Dazzler and the Beast
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