(July 1997)

Marvel, 1996 Series
< Previous Issue |
| Next Issue >
Volume:
1
Price:
1.95 USD; 2.75 CAD
Pages:
44
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Joe Andreani; Bob Harras (Editor In Chief)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

Loki Triumphant! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gil Kane (signed)
Inks:
Gil Kane (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Loki; Hogun The Grim; Lady Sif; Ice Giants

Something Big Is Going Down. (Table of Contents)

Cap'n Crunch / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Colors:
? (photo)
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Synopsis:
Ad for Crunch Berries cereal from Quaker Oats Company.

Indexer Notes

inside front cover

A Tale of Asgard! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom DeFalco
Pencils:
? [as Deodato Studios]
Inks:
? [as Deodato Studios]
Colors:
Marie Javins
Letters:
Jon Andreani

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Stan Lee (dressed as Thor); Odin; Don Blake (cameo); Vizier; Loki; Balder The Brave; Lady Sif; Heimdall; Snagg; Ice Giants; Fandral The Dashing; Hogun The Grim; Volstagg The Voluminous; a Death Trooper
Synopsis:
Loki attempts to obtain some Golden Apples for the Ice Giants but is thwarted by the forces Odin sends. Balder and Lady Sif also thwart a plot of Seth's to destroy Yggdrasil.
Reprints:

A Mouthful of Cookies...In Every Bite! (Table of Contents)

Hershey's Cookies 'n' Creme / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Synopsis:
Ad for candy bar.

Indexer Notes

Between pages 4-5 of story.

It's Not The Size of Your Deck That Matters... (Table of Contents)

Monumental Marvel Overpower / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Synopsis:
Ad for card game from Fleer/Skybox.

Indexer Notes

Between pages 5-6 of story.

Amazing! (Table of Contents)

Comic Book Champions; Marvel / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Colors:
? (photo)
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Synopsis:
Ad for pewter statues of Marvel superheroes.

Indexer Notes

Between pages 8-9 of story.

Fighters Megamix (Table of Contents)

Fighters Megamix / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Synopsis:
Ad for game from Sega.

Indexer Notes

Between pages 11-12 of story.

Introducing Wally Watermelon (Table of Contents)

Tangy Taffy / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Synopsis:
Ad for candy and contest to win a trip to the San Diego Comic Convention.

Indexer Notes

Between pages 15-16 of story.

East Coast Comics (Table of Contents)

East Coast Comics / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Synopsis:
Ad for comic book shop.

Indexer Notes

Between pages 18-19 of story.

Marvel Bullpen Bulletins (Table of Contents)

Marvel Bullpen Bulletins; Stan's Soapbox; The Mighty Marvel Checklist / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Editorial, promos for upcoming comics, checklist, and notes on which Marvel creators will be in online chats this week.

Indexer Notes

Between pages 18-19 of story.

Nothing Gets By The 8-lb. Oreck XL! (Table of Contents)

Oreck / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Colors:
? (photo)
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Synopsis:
Ad for vacuum cleaner.

Indexer Notes

Between pages 19-20 of story.

Subscribe Today - It Makes Spider-Sense! (Table of Contents)

Marvel Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Spider-Man
Synopsis:
House ad for subscriptions.

The Hammer Strikes (Table of Contents)

The Hammer Strikes / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Tutrone ?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Seth; Ulik
Synopsis:
Includes an explanation of abbreviations for the ranks of Marveldom.

Indexer Notes

Letters from: David Wheatly; Tom Flynn; Garrett Reed; Mike Christiansen.

Alpha Flight (Table of Contents)

Alpha Flight / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Steven T. Seagle (signed)
Inks:
Carlson (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Alpha Flight
Synopsis:
House ad for new comic.

Zero Tolerance (Table of Contents)

X-Men / promo (ad from the publisher) / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Scott Lobdell
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Bastion: Charles Xaiver
Synopsis:
Preview interview with Scott Lobdell about upcoming story line for the X-Men.

It's Spider-Man's 45th Anniversary, and The Electricity's Still There! (Table of Contents)

Spider-Man / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Steve Skroce
Inks:
Bud Larosa
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Spider-Man; Electro
Synopsis:
House ad for upcoming comic.

Now You Can Put Penny Hardaway On Your Wall! (Table of Contents)

Honey-comb; Frosted Shredded Wheat / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Characters:
Penny Hardaway
Synopsis:
Ad for cereals from Nabisco and Post, and free posters inside.

Indexer Notes

inside back cover

Mega Nacho Tank (Table of Contents)

Chee-tos / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Characters:
Chester Cheetah
Synopsis:
Ad for snack.

Indexer Notes

back cover

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Loki Triumphant!
  2. 1. Something Big Is Going Down.
    Cap'n Crunch
  3. 2. A Tale of Asgard!
  4. 3. A Mouthful of Cookies...In Every Bite!
    Hershey's Cookies 'n' Creme
  5. 4. It's Not The Size of Your Deck That Matters...
    Monumental Marvel Overpower
  6. 5. Amazing!
    Comic Book Champions; Marvel
  7. 6. Fighters Megamix
    Fighters Megamix
  8. 7. Introducing Wally Watermelon
    Tangy Taffy
  9. 8. East Coast Comics
    East Coast Comics
  10. 9. Marvel Bullpen Bulletins
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins; Stan's Soapbox; The Mighty Marvel Checklist
  11. 10. Nothing Gets By The 8-lb. Oreck XL!
    Oreck
  12. 11. Subscribe Today - It Makes Spider-Sense!
    Marvel Comics
  13. 12. The Hammer Strikes
    The Hammer Strikes
  14. 13. Alpha Flight
    Alpha Flight
  15. 14. Zero Tolerance
    X-Men
  16. 15. It's Spider-Man's 45th Anniversary, and The Electricity's Still There!
    Spider-Man
  17. 16. Now You Can Put Penny Hardaway On Your Wall!
    Honey-comb; Frosted Shredded Wheat
  18. 17. Mega Nacho Tank
    Chee-tos
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Donald Dale Milne
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Dwayne Best
  • Donald Dale Milne