Nova #12 [30¢ edition]
(August 1977)

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:
0714860235208
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

Face to Face with Spider-Man (Table of Contents)

Nova / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Buscema; John Romita (alterations)
Inks:
Frank Giacoia; John Romita (alterations)
Colors:
?
Letters:
John Costanza

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Nova [Richard Rider]; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Ralph Rider
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Indexer Notes

Giacoia inks and Romita corrections provided by Nick Caputo (2006). The cover to this issue is featured in How to Draw Comics the Marvel Way.

Who Is -- the Man Called Photon? (Table of Contents)

Nova / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Marv Wolfman
Pencils:
Sal Buscema (breakdowns); Frank Giacoia (finished art)
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
Colors:
Glynis Wein
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino (page 1); Joe Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Nova [also appears as Richard Rider]; Photon (introduction); Spider-Man [also appears as Peter Parker]; Ralph Rider (death); Harry Daze; Jason Dean; Michael Lincoln; Franklin Risk; Charles Rider; Captain James Steele; Manners (butler)
Synopsis:
Rich's uncle Ralph is murdered by Photon because of a secret chemical formula he was working on that several men were trying to acquire. Nova and Spider-Man team up to figure out the true identity of Photon.
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Indexer Notes

Story continues in Amazing Spider-Man, The (Marvel, 1963 series) #171 (August 1977).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Face to Face with Spider-Man
    Nova
  2. 1. Who Is -- the Man Called Photon?
    Nova
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Dwayne Best
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed