ROM #63 [Newsstand Edition]
(February 1985)

Marvel, 1979 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.60 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved By the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel [black, no background]
Barcode:
0714860232302
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.


Space Nightmare! (Table of Contents)

Rom / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Paul Neary (signed)
Inks:
Brett Breeding (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction; superhero
Characters:
Rom

Space-Race! (Table of Contents)

Rom / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Mantlo
Pencils:
Steve Ditko
Inks:
Brett Breeding
Colors:
Petra Scotese
Letters:
Janice Chiang

Genre:
science fiction; superhero
Characters:
Rom; GUESTS: Forge; Brandy Clark [Starshine]; Cindy Adams; Henry Peter Gyrich; General Merriwether Locklin; VILLAINS: Dire Wraiths; CAMEOS: Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Thor; Hulk; Captain Marvel [Monica Rambeau]; Namor, the Sub-Mariner; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Daredevil; The Thing; Cyclops; Wolverine; CAMEO FLASHBACK: Storm
Synopsis:
Not trusting the government (and specifically Gyrich) to put his weapons to good (read: ethical) use, Forge agrees to build one giant neutralizer in space which will be powered by Rom's neutralizer and banish all Dire Wraiths from earth; As the weapon nears completion, a shuttle crew delivering parts who have been possessed by Wraiths arrive to monkey up the works.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jim Shooter
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Bulletins, Hype Box, Check List and reproduction of cover to The Official Marvel Try-Out Book #1

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Howard Borden, D. Milanovic, W. Ritter, Jim Novielli, and John Henry Sain with uncredited replies

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Space Nightmare!
    Rom
  2. 1. Space-Race!
    Rom
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Space Notes
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  • Kelly Langston-Smith
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