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Alpha Flight #1 [Direct]
(August 1983)

Marvel, 1983 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
1.00 USD; 1.25 CAD; 0.50 GBP
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner]
Editing:
Denny O'Neil (Editor); Linda Grant (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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Alpha Flight / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Byrne (signed)
Inks:
Terry Austin (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Michael Higgins ?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Alpha Flight [Vindicator; Sasquatch; Aurora; Northstar; Marrina; Shaman; Snowbird; Puck]; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; X-Men [Cyclops; Nightcrawler]; Fantastic Four [Mister Fantastic; Invisible Girl; Thing]; Franklin Richards; Daredevil; Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Thor]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Double-Sized Issue.

A Cracker Jack Story (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Scottie; Cracker Jack / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Tundra! (Table of Contents)

Alpha Flight / comic story / 38 pages (report information)

Script:
John Byrne
Pencils:
John Byrne
Inks:
John Byrne
Colors:
Andy Yanchus
Letters:
Joe Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Alpha Flight [Vindicator [James MacDonald Hudson]; Shaman; Snowbird; Aurora; Northstar; Puck (introduction); Marrina (introduction); Sasquatch]; Heather Hudson; Tundra (introduction); Wolverine (flashback); Nightcrawler (flashback); Beta Flight [Box [Roger Bochs]; flashback] (cameo); Gamma Flight [Madison Jeffries; Smart Alec; Diamond Lil; Wildchild] (cameo); Prime Minister Trudeau (flashback); Gary Cody; Sister Anne; Dan Smallwood; Francois; Georges
Synopsis:
Canada's elite government superhero team is reunited to fight an ancient demigod that draws its power from the land itself.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

First solo Alpha Flight story; Alpha Flight first appeared in X-Men #120.

Alpha Waves (Table of Contents)

Alpha Waves / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
John Byrne
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Brief history of where the characters of Alpha Flight appeared previously.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Alpha Flight
  2. 1. A Cracker Jack Story
    Scottie; Cracker Jack
  3. 2. Tundra!
    Alpha Flight
  4. 3. Alpha Waves
    Alpha Waves
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ralf Haring
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Kelly Langston-Smith