ROM #5 [Newsstand Edition]
(April 1980)

Marvel, 1979 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.40 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group
Barcode:
0714860232304
Editing:
Jo Duffy; Jim Shooter (editor-in-chief)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.


The House That Haunted Space Knights! (Table of Contents)

Rom / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Milgrom (signed)
Inks:
Al Milgrom (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Irving Watanabe

Genre:
science fiction; superhero
Characters:
Rom

A House Is Not a Home! (Table of Contents)

Rom / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Mantlo
Pencils:
Sal Buscema
Inks:
Sal Buscema
Colors:
George Roussos
Letters:
Michael Higgins

Genre:
superhero; science fiction
Characters:
Dr. Strange; Rom

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Stan's Soapbox, Marvel Masterpieces On Sale This Month (with a small illustration of ROM), and house ad for Spider-Woman and The Thing on Saturday morning TV

A Hot Time in the Old Town (Table of Contents)

Human Torch; Hostess Twinkies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sal Buscema ?
Inks:
Joe Sinnott
Colors:
?
Letters:
Irving Watanabe

Genre:
superhero

He Writes the Spaceknight: Bill Mantlo (Table of Contents)

Space Notes / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bill Mantlo
Pencils:
Al Milgrom
Inks:
Al Milgrom
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Bill Mantlo

Indexer Notes

Bio with illustration of Bill Mantlo and letters from Dominick DeAnthony, Matt Levin and Todd Benedict with replies by Bill Mantlo

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The House That Haunted Space Knights!
    Rom
  2. 1. A House Is Not a Home!
    Rom
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  4. 3. A Hot Time in the Old Town
    Human Torch; Hostess Twinkies
  5. 4. He Writes the Spaceknight: Bill Mantlo
    Space Notes
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Chris Boyko
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Michael Grabois
  • Kelly Langston-Smith