(September 1981)

Marvel UK, 1979 Series
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Price:
0.40 GBP; 0.56 IEP
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Ltd.
Brand:
A Marvel Monthly
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Paul Neary
Color:
Colour cover; Black-and-white interior
Dimensions:
Magazine-size
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

Flying Again..! (Table of Contents)

Captain Britain / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Alan Davis (signed)
Inks:
Alan Davis (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Elitta Fell

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Britain
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Honour Thy Father (Table of Contents)

Avengers / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
David Michelinie
Pencils:
John Byrne
Inks:
Klaus Janson
Colors:
?
Letters:
Diana Albers

Genre:
superhero
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Before I'd Be Slave (Table of Contents)

X-Men / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Denny O'Neil
Pencils:
Neal Adams
Inks:
Tom Palmer
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jean Izzo

Genre:
superhero
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[A New Life] (Table of Contents)

Captain Britain / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Neary; Dave Thorpe
Pencils:
Alan Davis
Inks:
Alan Davis
Letters:
Peri Godbold

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Britain; Merlyn; Arthur; Jackdaw (first appearance); Crazy Gang [Conjurors (first appearance, villain); Mad Jim Jaspers (first appearance, villain); Jester (first appearance, villain); Queen of Hearts (first appearance, villain); The Knave (first appearance, villain); Executioner (first appearance, villain); Tweedledope (first appearance, villain); Dormouse (first appearance, villain)]
Synopsis:
Captain Britain is returned home to England by Merlyn with a new costume which has the powers of his scepter integrated into it; He and his elf sidekick, Jackdaw, arrive right in the middle of a bank robbery being perpetrated by the Crazy Gang; After the gang is rousted and escapes, Cap learns that the world he has been sent to is an alternate version of earth and not the one he remembers.

Indexer Notes

No in-story credits; Full credits given in X-Men Archives Featuring Captain Britain (Marvel, 1995 series); Throughout this series, Merlyn's name is alternately spelled the classic way as "Merlin" with no rhyme or reason for the difference in spelling.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Flying Again..!
    Captain Britain
  2. 1. Honour Thy Father
    Avengers
  3. 2. Before I'd Be Slave
    X-Men
  4. 3. [A New Life]
    Captain Britain
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