ROM #7 [Direct Edition]
(June 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
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.

Letters page replies by Bill Mantlo.


["I'm Sorry, Brandy!"] (Table of Contents)

Rom / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Michael Golden (signed)
Inks:
Michael Golden (signed)
Colors:
Michael Golden ?
Letters:
Jim Novak ?

Genre:
science fiction; superhero
Characters:
Rom; Brandy Clark; Brent Jackson; Thornoids

As I Lay Dying!; Alien Seed!; Greater Love Hath No Man! (Table of Contents)

Rom / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Mantlo
Pencils:
Sal Buscema
Inks:
Sal Buscema
Colors:
Ben Sean
Letters:
Jim Novak

Genre:
science fiction; superhero
Characters:
Rom; GUESTS: Brandy Clark; Brent Jackson; Artie Packer (death); VILLAINS: Dire Wraiths; Dire Wraith Hellhounds; Thornoids
Synopsis:
Laid low after his battle with Firefall, Brandy and Brent try desperately to revive Rom from his comatose state. The Dire Wraiths send the deadly Thornoids to finish Rom off while he is still out of commission.

Indexer Notes

Story is told in 3 chapters, although the word "chapters" is not used, each with its own title

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Stan's Soapbox (with drawing of his head), The Mighty Marvel Checklist and house ad for Moon Knight

The Trap! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bill Mantlo
Pencils:
Frank Miller ?; Dave Cockrum ?
Inks:
Tony DeZuniga
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Ken Hart, Alex Pearlstein, Michael Jackson, Danny Bullok and Jim Collins with replies by Bill Mantlo plus house ad for Marvel Premiere #54 (Caleb Hammer).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["I'm Sorry, Brandy!"]
    Rom
  2. 1. As I Lay Dying!; Alien Seed!; Greater Love Hath No Man!
    Rom
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  4. 3. The Trap!
    Spider-Man; Hostess Twinkies
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Space Notes
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