ROM #32 [Direct Edition]
(July 1982)

Marvel, 1979 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.60 USD; 0.25 GBP
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved By the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group
Editing:
Al Milgrom (Editor); Ann Nocenti (Assistant Editor); 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.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Rom / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Al Milgrom [as M] (signed)
Inks:
Joe Sinnott [as S] (signed)
Colors:
George Roussos

Genre:
science fiction; superhero
Characters:
Rom; Hybrid; Brotherhood of Evil Mutants [Mystique; Rogue; Destiny]

Indexer Notes

Cover credits provided 2007 by Al Milgrom.

Choosing Sides! (Table of Contents)

Rom / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Mantlo
Pencils:
Sal Buscema
Inks:
Joe Sinnott
Colors:
Ben Sean
Letters:
Rick Parker

Genre:
science fiction; superhero
Characters:
Rom; GUESTS: Brandy Clark; Torpedo [Brock Jones]; Steve Jackson; VILLAINS: Hybrid; Brotherhood of Evil Mutants [Mystique; Rogue; Destiny]; CAMEO FLASHBACK: X-Men [Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Nightcrawler; Kitty Pryde]; Scarlet Witch
Synopsis:
Mystique, Rogue and Destiny battle Hybrid until they learn that Rom is their common enemy and decide to team up; Rom learns from Torpedo that Hybrid has returned and flies off to battle him; During the ensuing fight, Destiny learns that Hybrid plans on breeding with mutant females (including the Brotherhood gals) so they turn on him; Rogue touches Hybrid to absorb his powers while Rom blasts him with his neutralizer; In the aftermath, Rogue discovers that when she touched Rom, she got a sense of his strong moral center and was attracted to the feeling of being good.

Indexer Notes

Rogue and Mystique next appear in Uncanny X-Men, the (Marvel, 1981 series) #158

A Dungeons and Dragons Adventure! (Table of Contents)

Dungeons and Dragons / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Willingham
Inks:
Bill Willingham ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jim Shooter
Pencils:
Herb Trimpe
Inks:
Bob McLeod
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Jim Shooter column, The Hype Box, The Mighty Marvel Checklist and reproduction of cover to G.I. Joe #1

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Space Notes / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sal Buscema
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Evan Gregory, Lee Gregory, Danny Owsen, Wesley M. Allison, John Pederson, Dale L. Coe and Martin Knutson with uncredited replies and an illustration of Rom, Galactus and Terrax

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Rom
  2. 1. Choosing Sides!
    Rom
  3. 2. A Dungeons and Dragons Adventure!
    Dungeons and Dragons
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Space Notes
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