ROM #8 [Newsstand Edition]
(July 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:
0714860232307
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.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Rom / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Michael Golden (signed)
Inks:
Michael Golden (signed)
Colors:
Michael Golden ?

Genre:
science fiction; superhero
Characters:
Rom; Serpentyne; a Dire Wraith

Deathwing! (Table of Contents)

Rom / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Mantlo
Pencils:
Sal Buscema
Inks:
Sal Buscema
Colors:
Ben Sean
Letters:
Diana Albers

Genre:
superhero; science fiction
Characters:
Rom; GUESTS: Brandy Clark; Steve Jackson; VILLAINS: Dire Wraiths; CAMEO: Serpentyne
Synopsis:
Rom crashes a Wraith funeral and tries to get information on the location of his missing neutralizer; The Wraits conjure a Deathwing which knocks Rom through a hole in the ground and into the lair of Serpentyne.

[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, The Mighty Marvel Checklist and house ad for Machine Man and Man-Thing (Vol. 2)

Sunday Punch! (Table of Contents)

The Thing; Hostess Fruit Pies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Perez
Inks:
Joe Sinnott
Colors:
?
Letters:
Irving Watanabe

Genre:
superhero

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Letters from Rob Kellenberg, Chistopher Oh, Wayne Sallee, Jeffrey Lowndes and Jay W. McKelvey with replies by Bill Mantlo plus spot illustration of ROM.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Rom
  2. 1. Deathwing!
    Rom
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  4. 3. Sunday Punch!
    The Thing; Hostess Fruit Pies
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Space Notes
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