(November 1982)

Marvel, 1980 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
1.00 USD; 0.50 GBP; 1.25 CAD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group
ISBN:
?
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Denny O'Neil; Jim Shooter (Editor-in-Chief)
Format:
4-color comic: newstand sales #1-4; direct sales-only #15-38.
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Double-sized issue.

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Moon Knight / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bill Sienkiewicz (signed)
Inks:
Bill Sienkiewicz (signed)

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Moon Knight; Black Spectre
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Black Spectre (Table of Contents)

Moon Knight / comic story / 37 pages (report information)

Script:
Doug Moench
Pencils:
Bill Sienkiewicz
Inks:
Bill Sienkiewicz
Colors:
Christie Scheele
Letters:
Joe Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
FEATURE: Moon Knight; GUESTS: Frenchie; Marlene Alraune; Crawley; VILLAIN: Black Spectre [1st; Carson Knowles]
Synopsis:
A down on his luck nobody's sanity snaps and he decides to become an anti-Moon Knight while running for mayor of New York in his civilian guise.
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A Tale of Three Covers (Table of Contents)

Moon Knight / text article / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Sienkiewicz
Pencils:
Bill Sienkiewicz; Frank Miller; Ron Wilson
Inks:
Bill Sienkiewicz; Al Milgrom; Dave Simons
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
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Indexer Notes

Article that features a discussion on the covers of #s 9, 12, and 13 compared against some rejected alternatives. Includes never-before-published Sienkiewicz covers for issues 9 and 12, and an unpublished Frank Miller/Sienkiewicz cover for issue 13, the first time Sienkiewicz ever inked another artist's work, according to the article.

Bullpen Bulletin Special (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jim Shooter
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Jim Shooter introduces the Epic Comics Group. Checklist for Marvel Comics dated November 1982.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Knight Mail / letters page / 2.67 pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers - Perry Miller, Bill D. Middleton, Jeff Ross, W. Gregg Starney, Jr., David Lesko, Keith Alan Johnson, Jim O'Kelly, Jr., Steve Kimball, Paul Barry, Bard Kramer, Richard Marlik, Stuart Updegrave, Paul R. Schaffer, Howard Wasserman, James Drage, Stu Krull and Marcus A. Kulper.

The Thing Test (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Denny O'Neil
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

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Indexer Notes

Denny O'Neil responds to Jim Shooter calling him a curmudgeon in a Bullpen Bulletin page.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Moon Knight
  2. 1. Black Spectre
    Moon Knight
  3. 2. A Tale of Three Covers
    Moon Knight
  4. 3. Bullpen Bulletin Special
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletin
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Knight Mail
  6. 5. The Thing Test
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Gregory Fischer