Nova #14 [30¢ edition]
(October 1977)

Marvel, 1976 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.30 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group
Barcode:
0714860235210
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:

He's Back! The Sinister Sandman! Deadlier Than Ever! (Table of Contents)

Nova / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Perez
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
Colors:
?
Letters:
Danny Crespi

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Nova [Richard Rider]; Sandman; Roger "Caps" Cooper; Mike Burley; Donna-Lee Dover; Bernie Dillon
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Giacoia inks per Nick Caputo. Sinnott's personal records have him credited, but that is likely erroneous. Crespi letters also by Nick. Original indexer credited John Costanza.

Massacre at Truman High! (Table of Contents)

Nova / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Marv Wolfman
Pencils:
Sal Buscema (breakdowns); Dick Giordano (finished art)
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Colors:
Michele Wolfman
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino (p. 1, uncredited); John Costanza

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Nova; Sandman [Flint Marko] (villain); Yellow Claw (villain); The Inner Circle (villains; introduction); Karl Von Horstbaden (villain); Mike Burley; Charles Rider; Donna-Lee Dover; Ginger Jaye; Roger "Caps" Cooper; Bernie Dillon; Sam Burley; Doctor Flessle
Synopsis:
The Sandman invades Truman High to kidnap Mike Burley, but Nova defeats him. Meanwhile, Charles Rider, desperate after losing his job, is contacted by the mysterious Inner Circle with offers of help.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

The Yellow Claw is not revealed as the mystery villain until issue #16.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Marv Wolfman
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from Jeffrey Lowndes and Mike Christiansen.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Bullpen Bulletins / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee; ?
Letters:
typeset
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. He's Back! The Sinister Sandman! Deadlier Than Ever!
    Nova
  2. 1. Massacre at Truman High!
    Nova
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Nova Newsline!
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Dwayne Best
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed