ROM #72 [Direct Edition]
(November 1985)

Marvel, 1979 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.65 USD; 0.30 GBP; 0.75 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
On-sale date:
1985
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel [black, no background]
Editing:
Mike Carlin (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.

Keywords:
Secret Wars II

Rick Jones & Brandy Clark -- One Step Beyond! (Table of Contents)

Rom / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Kerry Gammill (signed)
Inks:
Kyle Baker (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction; superhero
Characters:
Rick Jones; Starshine [Brandy Clark]

When You Wish Upon a Star! (Table of Contents)

Rom / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Mantlo
Pencils:
Steve Ditko
Inks:
Bob Layton
Colors:
Petra Scotese
Letters:
Janice Chiang

Genre:
science fiction; superhero
Characters:
Rick Jones; Brandy Clark [Starshine]; GUESTS: Beyonder; Cindy Adams; Mr. Adams; Mrs. Adams; VILLAINS: Dire Wraiths; CAMEO FLASHBACK: Rom; Bruce Banner [Hulk]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Captain Marvel [Mar-Vell]
Synopsis:
During a storm, the Beyonder arrives at the cabin inhabited by Rick, Brandy and Cindy; Wondering if making fondest wishes come true will make a human being feel complete, the Beyonder fulfills the dreams of the trio; Rick is cured of his cancer, Brandy becomes Starshine once again and Cindy has her mind cleansed of Dire Wraiths; Learning that fulfillment of desire leads to even greater desire, the Beyonder gives Rick powers and sends he and Starshine into Limbo to retrieve Cindy's parents; They bring a Dire Wraith back to earth and the Beyonder restores Cindy's parents back to life; Rick asks for his powers to be taken away but is cured of his cancer; Brandy also asks for the power of Starshine to be taken away but asks to be sent into space to be with Rom.

Indexer Notes

Cont. from Secret Wars II #4

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jim Shooter; Bob Layton
Pencils:
Bob Layton
Inks:
Bob Layton
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Bob Layton; Jim Shooter

Indexer Notes

Bulletins, Checklist and illustration of Bob Layton & Jim Shooter by Layton

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Rick Jones & Brandy Clark -- One Step Beyond!
    Rom
  2. 1. When You Wish Upon a Star!
    Rom
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins
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