Nova #1 [Newstand]
(September 1976)

Marvel, 1976 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.30 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group
Barcode:
0714860235209
Editing:
Marv Wolfman
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Bronze Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint interior; Glossy cover
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Nova / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Rich Buckler [as B] (signed)
Inks:
Joe Sinnott [as S] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dan Crespi

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Nova [Richard Rider]; Zorr
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The cover is credited in Marv Wolfman's editorial (in issue # 2?) to Rich Buckler and Joe Sinnott.

Nova (Table of Contents)

Nova / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Marv Wolfman
Pencils:
John Buscema (breakdowns); Joe Sinnott (finished art)
Inks:
Joe Sinnott
Colors:
Michele Wolfman
Letters:
Joe Rosen (pages 1-15, 17-22, 26-31); Gaspar Saladino (page 16, 23, uncredited)
Job Number:
JV224

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Nova [Richard Rider] (introduction, origin); Zorr; Centurion Nova-Prime; Charles Rider; Gloria Rider; Robert Rider; Bernie Dillon; Roger "Caps" Cooper; Ginger Jaye; Mike Burley; Donna-Lee Dover
Synopsis:
In orbit around Earth, the wounded Centurion Nova-Prime chooses a successor to assume his abilities -- high school student Richard Rider. Rich assumes the costumed identity of Nova and has to battle Centurion Nova-Prime's greatest foe, the conqueror Zorr.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Nova Newsline! / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Marv Wolfman
Pencils:
? (illustration)
Inks:
? (illustration)
Colors:
? (illustration)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Synopsis:
Information on how this series was created and the creative people involved.

Indexer Notes

Includes 1/3 page illustration of the principal characters.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Nova
  2. 1. Nova
    Nova
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Nova Newsline!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Dwayne Best
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed