The New Mutants #30 [direct]
(August 1985)

Marvel, 1983 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.65 USD; 0.30 GBP; 0.75 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel [black, no background]
Editing:
Ann Nocenti (editor); Peter Sanderson (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)

New Mutants / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bill Sienkiewicz [as BS] (painting, signed)
Inks:
Bill Sienkiewicz [as BS] (painting, signed)
Colors:
Bill Sienkiewicz [as BS] (painting, signed)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Cannonball; Dazzler; Max Rocker; Ivich
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Cover sports Secret Wars II trade dress.

The Singer & Her Song (Table of Contents)

New Mutants / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script:
Chris Claremont
Pencils:
Bill Sienkiewicz
Inks:
Bill Sienkiewicz
Colors:
Glynis Oliver
Letters:
Joe Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
New Mutants [Cannonball; Magik [Illyana Rasputin]; Magma; Sunspot]; GUESTS: Shadowcat [Kitty Pryde]; Rachel Summers; Dazzler; VILLAINS: Beyonder; Alexander Flynn; Max Rocker; Ivich; Lexi; Karma [Shadow King]
Synopsis:
Shadowcat uses Illyana's Soulsword to transform her from the Darkchilde back to her normal human form, manifesting Magik's armor in the process; The kids return to earth from Limbo and once again head to the mutant arena to rescue the captured Magma and Sunspot; They are secretly spied on by the Beyonder but Rachel senses him and tries to communicate; Dazzler and Shadowcat infiltrate the Gladiators but are captured by the one who is actually controlling events in the arena, the former New Mutant, Karma.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part 2 of 3. A Secret Wars II crossover. Story continues from Secret Wars II (Marvel, 1985 series) #1, in which the Beyonder transformed Illyana into the Darkchilde, and Illyana fled to Limbo, taking Cannonball, Dazzler, Shadowcat, and Rachel Summers with her.

["Dear Friends: It was a very nice..."] (Table of Contents)

Report Card / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from readers F. Woodrow Harris, Michael Pickens, Cloh Wei Leong, Ian Ruaiseart MacBain, Tim Sprule, Marc gerin-Lajoie, Stephanie Kulick, Anita Figueras, Alison Illingworth, Clark Fife, and Jim Scribner.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    New Mutants
  2. 1. The Singer & Her Song
    New Mutants
  3. 2. ["Dear Friends: It was a very nice..."]
    Report Card
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