ROM #56 [Direct Edition]
(July 1984)

Marvel, 1979 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.60 USD; 0.75 CAD; 0.30 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.


Enter: Alpha Flight... and Something Lurking Beneath the Sea (Table of Contents)

Rom / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Byrne
Inks:
John Byrne
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction; superhero
Characters:
Alpha Flight [Marrina; Snowbird]; Rom

Clear Waters Remembered! (Table of Contents)

Rom / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Mantlo
Pencils:
M. D. Bright [as Mark Bright]
Inks:
Mel Candido
Colors:
Ben Sean
Letters:
Janice Chiang

Genre:
science fiction; superhero
Characters:
Rom; GUESTS: Starshine; Rick Jones; Alpha Flight [Shaman; Sasquatch; Snowbird; Marrina]; VILLAINS: Dire Wraiths
Synopsis:
Rom and Starshine are drawn to the mining town of Beaver Falls in Canada; Alpha Flight also arrives and helps the Spaceknights battle Wraithcreatures that crawl from Beaver Lake which the Dire Wraiths have created from salmon; Once the monsters are destroyed, the Wraiths use the polluted waters of the lake to form a tidal wave that bursts the nearby dam.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jim Shooter
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Bulletins, Hype Box, and Check List

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Space Notes / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from readers Paul Higgins, Kirk Gartside, D. J. Oliver, Tony Hunter, Donovan Ice, Troy Wilson and Patrick Reynolds with uncredited replies

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Enter: Alpha Flight... and Something Lurking Beneath the Sea
    Rom
  2. 1. Clear Waters Remembered!
    Rom
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Space Notes
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  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Chris Boyko
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