ROM #13 [Direct Edition]
(December 1980)

Marvel, 1979 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.50 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.


Saga of the Spaceknights! (Table of Contents)

The Spaceknights / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Al Milgrom
Inks:
Steve Leialoha
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino ?

Genre:
superhero; science fiction
Characters:
Rom

Indexer Notes

Cover credits confirmed 2005 by Al Milgrom.

Peril, Thy Name is Plunderer! (Table of Contents)

Rom / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Mantlo
Pencils:
Sal Buscema
Inks:
Sal Buscema
Colors:
Ben Sean
Letters:
Annette Kawecki

Genre:
superhero; science fiction
Characters:
Rom; GUEST: Ace O'Connor; VILLAIN: The Plunderer; CAMEO FLASHBACK: Brandy Clark; Steve Jackson; Ray-Na; Jack of Hearts; Dire Wraith [Dr. Rachel Sweet]
Synopsis:
Rom washes up on the shores of North Carolina with no memory of who he is or how he came to be there; He is befriended by a young girl who takes him to a cave for shelter; Rom battles the Plunderer who has been pirating wooden boats in the area in his latest bid for securing vibranium; During the encounter, Rom is blasted by the Plunderer's vibra-ray and his memory is restored.

Beginning...The Saga of the Spaceknights! (Table of Contents)

Saga of the Spaceknights / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Mantlo
Pencils:
Sal Buscema
Inks:
Sal Buscema
Colors:
Ben Sean
Letters:
Annette Kawecki

Genre:
superhero; science fiction
Characters:
Spaceknights (Only Rom is named); Prime Director; Ray-Na
Synopsis:
After the Wraith war has ended and Galador is saved, Rom prepares to regain his humanity and resume his former life with Ray-Na; Instead, the Prime Director informs him that the Spaceknights are still needed to follow and banish the Wraiths who escaped; Torn between his desire for peace and his devotion to duty, Rom finally decides to remain a Spaceknight and battle Wraiths throughout the universe.

Iron Man vs. the Bank Robbers! (Table of Contents)

Iron Man; Hostess Fruit Pies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Milgrom
Inks:
Al Milgrom
Colors:
?
Letters:
Irving Watanabe

Genre:
superhero
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Saga of the Spaceknights!
    The Spaceknights
  2. 1. Peril, Thy Name is Plunderer!
    Rom
  3. 2. Beginning...The Saga of the Spaceknights!
    Saga of the Spaceknights
  4. 3. Iron Man vs. the Bank Robbers!
    Iron Man; Hostess Fruit Pies
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