(June 1983)

Marvel, 1979 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.60 USD; 0.75 CAD; 0.25 GBP
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group
Editing:
Ralph Macchio; Bob Harras (Assistant)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing

["Freed of this Armor..."] (Table of Contents)

Rom / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ian Akin
Inks:
Brian Garvey
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction; superhero
Characters:
Rom

Rom -- Spaceman (Table of Contents)

Rom / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Mantlo
Pencils:
Sal Buscema
Inks:
Ian Akin; Brian Garvey
Colors:
Ben Sean
Letters:
Jim Novak

Genre:
science fiction; superhero
Characters:
Rom Clone; GUEST: Starshine [Brandy Clark]; VILLAINS: Quasimodo; Dire Wraiths; Dr. Dredd
Synopsis:
Quasimodo has cloned a copy of Rom's human body and turned him into a man once again; Rom is thrilled until his new body begins to rapidly deteriorate; Quasimodo possesses Rom's vacant space armor and turns on the Wraiths he was allied with; Dr. Dredd and Starshine show up and begin to battle Rom, not realizing it is now someone else inside of the armor; Starshine drives Quasimodo from Rom's body as the dying human Rom chokes out Dredd; Brandy (who is now in the Starshine armor), recognizes the decaying human as Rom just as he collapses in the throes of death.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jim Shooter
Pencils:
Mike Carlin
Inks:
Mike Carlin
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset; Mike Carlin

Indexer Notes

Bulletins, The Hype Box, The Mighty Marvel Checklist and reproduction of a Christmas card by Carlin

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Chris Mooney, Wallace Lee Hopkins and Dustan Leary with uncredited replies

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Freed of this Armor..."]
    Rom
  2. 1. Rom -- Spaceman
    Rom
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Space Notes
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