(October 1983)

Marvel, 1983 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 [black, no background]
Editing:
Denny O'Neil (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)

Alpha Flight / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
John Byrne (signed)
Inks:
John Byrne (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Aurora
Reprints:

A Cracker Jack Story (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Scottie; Coach

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Yesterday Man (Table of Contents)

Alpha Flight / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
John Byrne
Pencils:
John Byrne
Inks:
John Byrne
Colors:
Andy Yanchus
Letters:
Tom Orzechowski

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Alpha Flight [Guardian [James MacDonald Hudson]; Shaman; Snowbird; Aurora; Northstar; Marrina (partial origin); Sasquatch]; Master of the World (origin); Namor the Sub-Mariner (cameo); Invisible Girl
Synopsis:
The Master of the World has captured Marrina and Alpha Flight invades his fortress to mount a rescue, without much success, since the Master's base seems alive. Master relates Marrina his origin. Invisible Woman and Namor join the party.
Reprints:

Purpose (Table of Contents)

The Origins of Alpha Flight / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
John Byrne
Pencils:
John Byrne
Inks:
John Byrne
Colors:
Andy Yanchus
Letters:
Tom Orzechowski

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
James MacDonald Hudson (Origin); Heather McNeil; Frank Hulme; Wolverine (Cameo)
Synopsis:
James, encouraged by Heather, takes his discovery to the Canadian government where he is asked to help create Department H.
Reprints:

Guardian First of Alpha Flight! (Table of Contents)

Alpha Flight / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
John Byrne (signed)
Inks:
John Byrne (signed)
Colors:
Andy Yanchus
Letters:
Tom Orzechowski

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Guardian
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Signature dated 1983.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Alpha Flight
  2. 1. A Cracker Jack Story
    Scottie; Cracker Jack
  3. 2. Yesterday Man
    Alpha Flight
  4. 3. Purpose
    The Origins of Alpha Flight
  5. 4. Guardian First of Alpha Flight!
    Alpha Flight
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  • Darrel McCann
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ramon Schenk
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