(November 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:
0714860235211
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.

Letters page includes a letter from Fred Hembeck.


Enter Diamondhead... and Exit Nova -- Dead! (Table of Contents)

Nova / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
John Buscema ?
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dan Crespi ?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Nova; Diamondhead
Reprints:
Keywords:
railroads; trains

Indexer Notes

Possible John Buscema pencils and Giacoia inks provided by Nick Caputo (2006). Previous indexer credited Ron Wilson and Mike Esposito as possible artists. Marvel Comics Index #8B lists Sal Buscema as penciler.

--The Deadly Diamondhead Is Ready to Strike! (Table of Contents)

Nova / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Marv Wolfman
Pencils:
Sal Buscema (breakdowns); Tom Palmer (finished art)
Inks:
Tom Palmer
Colors:
Michele Wolfman
Letters:
Irving Watanabe; Gaspar Saladino (p. 1)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Nova [also appears as Richard Rider]; Diamondhead (introduction, origin); Condor; Destructoid; Robert Rider; Charles Rider; Gloria Rider; Bernie Dillon; Roger "Caps" Cooper; Ginger Jaye; Mike Burley
Synopsis:
Diamondhead is seeking more power to enable him to fight someone called the Dreaded One, which brings him into conflict with Nova and also into an alliance with the Condor. Meanwhile, Rich Rider faces problems at home and at school.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Megaman shows up off panel in this issue.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Enter Diamondhead... and Exit Nova -- Dead!
    Nova
  2. 1. --The Deadly Diamondhead Is Ready to Strike!
    Nova
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Dwayne Best
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed