ROM #27 [Newsstand Edition]
(February 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:
0714860232302
Editing:
Al Milgrom
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.


["He Comes -- a Silver Rider of the Spaceways..."] (Table of Contents)

Rom / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Al Milgrom
Inks:
Al Milgrom
Colors:
George Roussos
Letters:
Rick Parker ?

Genre:
science fiction; superhero
Characters:
Rom; Galactus

Indexer Notes

Cover colorist credit provided 2007 by Al Milgrom.

Turnabout is Fair Play! (Table of Contents)

Rom / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Mantlo
Pencils:
Sal Buscema
Inks:
Joe Sinnott
Colors:
Don Warfield
Letters:
Jim Novak

Genre:
science fiction; superhero
Characters:
Rom; GUESTS: Spaceknights [Starshine; Terminator (dead); Javelin; Hammerhand; Screamer]; Angel Elite; Brandy Clark; Steve Jackson; Torpedo [Brock Jones]; Lorraine Jones; VILLAINS: Galactus; Terrax; Dire Wraiths
Synopsis:
Rom leads Galactus to the Dark Nebula and invites him to feast on the Wraith's home universe; Galactus tries every trick in his arsenal to consume Wraith World but is almost destroyed by the toxic planet; Furious at his failure to eat, yet amused by Rom's ingenuity in trying to defeat him, Galactus decides to allow Rom and his companions to live; In retaliation, however, he relocates Galador to an unknown sector of space, leaving the Spaceknights stranded with no idea of how to get home.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Bullpen Bulletins, The Hype Box, The Mighty Marvel Checklist, cover of Micronauts #38 and spot illustration of Spider-Man.

Longest Fight! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Romita, Jr. ?
Inks:
Chic Stone ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Irving Watanabe

Genre:
superhero

["-- Yeah, but why the Tuxedo?"] (Table of Contents)

Ka-Zar / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle; superhero

Indexer Notes

House ad for Ka-Zar going to direct edition format

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["He Comes -- a Silver Rider of the Spaceways..."]
    Rom
  2. 1. Turnabout is Fair Play!
    Rom
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  4. 3. Longest Fight!
    Daredevil; Hostess Fruit Pies
  5. 4. ["-- Yeah, but why the Tuxedo?"]
    Ka-Zar
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  • Kelly Langston-Smith
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