ROM #19 [Newsstand Edition]
(June 1981)

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
Barcode:
0714860232306
Editing:
Al Milgrom; Jack Abel (Assistant); 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.


["Your Best Friend Wouldn't Lie to You, Rom!"] (Table of Contents)

Rom / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Michael Golden
Inks:
Michael Golden
Colors:
George Roussos
Letters:
Michael Higgins

Genre:
science fiction; superhero
Characters:
Rom; Space Phantom; Dire Wraiths; Karas

Indexer Notes

Cover colorist credit provided 2007 by Al Milgrom.

Limbo! (Table of Contents)

Rom / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Mantlo
Pencils:
Sal Buscema
Inks:
Sal Buscema
Colors:
Don Warfield
Letters:
Michael Higgins

Genre:
superhero; science fiction
Characters:
Rom; GUESTS: Brandy Clark; Steve Jackson; Karas [Firefall]; VILLAIN: Space Phantom; CAMEO FLASHBACK: X-Men [Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Nightcrawler; Sprite [Kitty Pryde]]; Hybrid
Synopsis:
Having been shot with his own Neutralizer by Kitty Pryde, Rom has accidentally been banished to Limbo where he battles Dire Wraiths and the Space Phantom who has taken on the form of his best friend, Karas; When the real Karas shows up, he helps Rom defeat the villain and then opens a portal to send our hero home to earth.

"Thuvria! But All Seems so Peaceful, so Secure!" (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bill Mantlo
Pencils:
Sal Buscema
Inks:
Sal Buscema
Colors:
Don Warfield
Letters:
Michael Higgins

Genre:
science fiction; superhero
Characters:
Rom; Starshine; Terminator; Archon; a Dire Wraith
Synopsis:
The Spaceknights arrive on the planet Thuvria to root out a Dire Wraith infestation; After the Wraith menace has been dealt with, Terminator kills one of the planet's inhabitants in anger and Rom decides to take him back to Galador to stand trial.

The Charge of the Rhinos! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Romita ?
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
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Kevin C. McConnell, Brian Nelson, William Hall, Gerry Mulholland and Bill Schwan with replies by Bill Mantlo

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Your Best Friend Wouldn't Lie to You, Rom!"]
    Rom
  2. 1. Limbo!
    Rom
  3. 2. "Thuvria! But All Seems so Peaceful, so Secure!"
    The Saga of the Spaceknights
  4. 3. The Charge of the Rhinos!
    Iron Man; Hostess Twinkies
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Space Notes
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