ROM #54 [Direct Edition]
(May 1984)

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 [black, no background]
Editing:
Ralph Macchio (Editor); Bob Harras (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

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.


Blood Trail... (Table of Contents)

Rom / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bill Sienkiewicz (painting, signed)
Inks:
Bill Sienkiewicz (painting, signed)
Colors:
Bill Sienkiewicz (painting, signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction; superhero
Characters:
a Dire Wraith

The Blood-Trail! [Total War Part 3] (Table of Contents)

Rom / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Mantlo
Pencils:
Sal Buscema
Inks:
Mel Candido; Kelley Jones
Colors:
Ben Sean
Letters:
Janice Chiang

Genre:
science fiction; superhero
Characters:
Rom; GUESTS: Starshine [Brandy Clark]; General Locklin; Rick Jones; Dr. Strange; Nick Fury; SHIELD; VILLAINS: Dire Wraiths; CAMEO FLASHBACK: Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Thor; Giant-Man [Hank Pym]; Wasp]; Captain Marvel [Mar-Vell]
Synopsis:
Rom and Starshine discover a cadre of Wraiths draining people of their blood; When Wraiths are able to mentally attack SHIELD Esper agents, Dr. Strange shows up and mystically helps them boost their defenses; The Esper agents are able to point Rom to a hospital where Wraiths have gathered en masse; In the selfsame hospital, Rick Jones prepares to receive his first blood transfusion to combat his radiation induced cancer, little knowing that the blood has been tainted by Dire Wraiths.

Indexer Notes

Rick Jones appears having been diagnosed with gamma-ray induced cancer via Incredible Hulk, the (Marvel, 1968 series) #268; Statement of Ownership: Average # of copies over the past year 327,803. Single issue closest to filing date 325,278.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Blood Trail...
    Rom
  2. 1. The Blood-Trail! [Total War Part 3]
    Rom
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Per Sandell
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Michael Grabois
  • Kelly Langston-Smith