ROM #62 [Direct Edition]
(January 1985)

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:
Mike Carlin (Editor); Michael Higgins (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.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Rom / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Mike Zeck [as MZ] (signed)
Inks:
John Beatty [as JB] (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
science fiction; superhero
Characters:
Rom; Forge; Dire Wraiths

Truth or Consequences! (Table of Contents)

Rom / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Mantlo
Pencils:
Steve Ditko
Inks:
Ian Akin; Brian Garvey
Colors:
Glynis Wein
Letters:
Janice Chiang

Genre:
science fiction; superhero
Characters:
Rom; GUESTS: Forge; Rick Jones; Brandy Clark [Starshine]; Cindy Adams; Henry Peter Gyrich; General Merriwether Locklin; VILLAINS: Dire Wraiths; CAMEOS: Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Thor; Captain Marvel [Monica Rambeau]; Vision; Scarlet Witch; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Hawkeye]; Power Man [Luke Cage]; Iron Fist; She-Hulk; Cyclops; Wolverine; Hulk; Snowbird; Sasquatch [Walter Langkowski]; Ant-Man [Hank Pym]; Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing]; Daredevil; CAMEO FLASHBACK: X-Men [Colossus; Storm; Rogue; Nightcrawler]; Magik [Illyana Rasputin]; Hybrid
Synopsis:
The government asks Forge to create more neutralizers to battle Dire Wraiths and stop Wraith-World from merging with earth; Since Gyrich used the last neutralizer he was given to rob Forge's girlfriend, Storm, of her mutant powers, however, he refuses; With the black spot on the sun growing ever larger and the fate of the world becoming ever more dire, Rom flies to Forge's aerie to personally ask him to help; After an attack by Wraiths, Forge agrees; Brandy wakes up from her coma to discover her Starshine powers are gone.

Indexer Notes

Forge appears after fighting Wraiths in Uncanny X-Men, the (Marvel, 1981 series) #187-188

[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, Check List and photo of John Romita, Jr.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Charles Haskell, Conrad P. Felber, Calvin Heighton, Leonard Burke and "Brett" with uncredited replies.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Rom
  2. 1. Truth or Consequences!
    Rom
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Space Notes
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