Marvel Team-Up #140 [Direct]
(April 1984)

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Volume:
1
Price:
0.60 USD; 0.75 USD; 0.25 GBP
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel [black, no background]
Editing:
Danny Fingeroth; Bob DeNatale (assistant); 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.

Indicia title: Marvel Team-Up Starring Spider-Man and The Black Widow.
Copyright © 1983 by Marvel Comics Group, a division of Cadence Industries Corporation.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Spider-Man; Black Widow / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ed Hannigan (signed)
Inks:
Klaus Janson (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
spy; superhero
Characters:
Black Widow [Natasha Romanova]

Where Were You ...When The Lights Went Out? (Table of Contents)

Spider-Man; Black Widow / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom DeFalco; Bill Mantlo
Pencils:
Ron Frenz (breakdowns); Mike Esposito (finishes)
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
George Roussos
Letters:
Diana Albers

Genre:
spy; superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Black Widow [Natasha Romanova]; Ben Urich; Matt Murdock [Daredevil]; Black Cat [Felicia Hardy] (cameo); Harry Osborn (cameo); Mr. Santiago; Mrs. Santiago; Jack Zelnick (death); Juan Santiago (villain); Cool Breeze [Howard McNeal] (villain)
Synopsis:
Spidey and the Black Widow try to gather evidence to free an ex-gang member who has been framed for murder; Spidey leaves for the Secret Wars.

Bullpen Bulletins [April 1984] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jim Shooter
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Jim Shooter column, talking about what the editors were doing in August, making it necessary for Assistant Editors' Month.
The Hype Box - The Generic Comic #[nn], Thor #342 and Dr. Strange #64.
Marvel checklist for comics dated April 1984.

[Web-Zingers] (Table of Contents)

Web-Zingers / letters page / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Danny Fingeroth
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers - Dan Sehn and Stanley Pun.

U. S. Postal Service Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
Ed Shukin (business manager)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Statement of Ownership average # of copies in preceding 12 months: 365,308.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Spider-Man; Black Widow
  2. 1. Where Were You ...When The Lights Went Out?
    Spider-Man; Black Widow
  3. 2. Bullpen Bulletins [April 1984]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  4. 3. [Web-Zingers]
    Web-Zingers
  5. 4. U. S. Postal Service Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Robert Wood
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Max Capp
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Mike Nielsen