ROM #26 [Newsstand Edition]
(January 1982)

Marvel, 1979 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.60 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group
Barcode:
0714860232301
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.


Galactus on Galador! (Table of Contents)

Rom / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Al Milgrom (signed)
Inks:
Al Milgrom (signed)
Colors:
George Roussos
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero; science fiction
Characters:
Galactus; Rom; Terrax; Starshine; Hammerhand

Indexer Notes

Cover colorist credit provided 2007 by Al Milgrom.

Galactus! (Table of Contents)

Rom / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Mantlo
Pencils:
Sal Buscema (breakdowns); Joe Sinnott (finishes); ? (finishes)
Inks:
Joe Sinnott (figures); ? (backgrounds)
Colors:
Ben Sean
Letters:
Janice Chiang (pages 1-10); Jean Simek (pages 11-21)

Genre:
superhero; science fiction
Characters:
Rom; GUESTS: Spaceknights [Starshine; Terminator; Javelin; Hammerhand; Screamer; Rainbow]; Angel Elite; Prime Director; Brandy Clark; Steve Jackson; Brock Jones [Torpedo]; Lorraine Jones; VILLAINS: Galactus; Terrax; Dire Wraiths
Synopsis:
Galactus shows up on Galador and prepares to eat the planet; As the Spaceknights battle Terrax, Rom and Terminator confront Galactus directly; Terminator distracts Galactus long enough for Rom to sneak onto the world eater's ship; Galactus kills Terminator and confronts Rom; To save his planet, Rom offers to lead Galactus to a whole lifeless universe to feast on--the Dark Nebula of the Dire Wraiths; Meanwhile, back on earth, Dire Wraiths capture the inhabitants of Clairton and impersonate them.

Indexer Notes

Letterer page numbers added 2005 by Steven Tice.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jim Shooter
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Bullpen Bulletins plus small reproductions of covers to Fantastic Four #238, Dazzler #11, ROM #26, X-Men #153 and Defenders #103

Flea Bargaining (Table of Contents)

Captain Marvel; Hostess Twinkies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Space Notes / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset; ?

Indexer Notes

Letters from Kevin C. McConnell, Jason Price, Bill Hall (2 letters), Ray D. Smith, Ashley Scott Tillman, Craig A. Larson, Andrew Hobes, William Mydyette, and Rick S. Jones; replies not credited to a writer. Also a "special announcement" about The Micronauts becoming a direct title.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Galactus on Galador!
    Rom
  2. 1. Galactus!
    Rom
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  4. 3. Flea Bargaining
    Captain Marvel; Hostess Twinkies
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Space Notes
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