(November 1977)

Marvel, 1976 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.35 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.

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Nova / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
John Buscema ? [as B] (signed)
Inks:
Joe Sinnott [as S] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Irving Watanabe

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Nova [Richard Rider]; Iron Man (robot); Captain America (robot); Hulk (robot); Spider-Man (robot)
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

The Fury Before the Storm! (Table of Contents)

Nova / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Marv Wolfman
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino (breakdowns); Tom Palmer (finished art)
Inks:
Tom Palmer
Colors:
Irene Vartanoff
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino (p. 1, uncredited); John Costanza

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Nova [Richard Rider]; Crime-Buster; The Inner Circle; The Krimmons Gang; Nick Fury; S.H.I.E.L.D.; Mike Burley; Bobby Rider; Charles Rider; Iron Man (robot); Captain America (robot); Hulk (robot); Spider-Man (robot)
Synopsis:
Nova catches Mike Burley committing a crime, but Mike gets away. Later, Nova is attacked by superheroes who turn out to be S.H.I.E.L.D. Life Model Decoys, sent by Nick Fury to test Nova. Fury wants Nova to help him find Mike Burley, whose scientist brother is being held captive.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Marv Wolfman
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from Gerry Einhaus, Marv L. Etter and Scott Gresham.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Stan Lee; ?
Letters:
typeset

Legal Eagle (Table of Contents)

Spider-Man; Hostess / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sal Buscema ?
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
Irving Watanabe

Characters:
Spider-Man
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Nova
  2. 1. The Fury Before the Storm!
    Nova
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Nova Newsline!
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  5. 4. Legal Eagle
    Spider-Man; Hostess
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Dwayne Best
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed