(January 1984)

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:
Linda Grant (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.


Snowblind (Table of Contents)

Alpha Flight / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Snowbird

Indexer Notes

Assistant Editor's Month. Signature dated 1983.

Snowblind (Table of Contents)

Alpha Flight / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
John Byrne
Pencils:
John Byrne
Inks:
John Byrne
Colors:
Andy Yanchus
Letters:
Michael Higgins

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Alpha Flight [Guardian [James MacDonald hudson]; Snowbird]; VILLAIN: Kolomaq
Synopsis:
Snowbird battles the great beast Kolomaq in a snowstorm.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

As an Assistant Editor's Month Stunt, there are 6 pages with no art, only panels and word balloons (the sequence takes place in a snowstorm).

The Old Ways (Table of Contents)

Origins of Alpha Flight / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
John Byrne
Pencils:
John Byrne
Inks:
John Byrne
Colors:
Andy Yanchus
Letters:
Michael Higgins

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Shaman (Origin); Elizabeth Twoyoungmen (Introduction, Flashback); Katheryn Twoyoungmen (Flashback); Heather Hudson (Flashback); Doctor Strange (Cameo); The Ancient One (Cameo)
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Message in a Bottle (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Linda Grant
Pencils:
Marie Severin (signed)
Inks:
Marie Severin (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
Humor
Characters:
Linda Grant

Indexer Notes

Claims to replace letter's page even though issues #1-5 haven't had any.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Snowblind
    Alpha Flight
  2. 1. Snowblind
    Alpha Flight
  3. 2. The Old Ways
    Origins of Alpha Flight
  4. 3. Message in a Bottle
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Darrel McCann
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Kelly Langston-Smith