Star Brand #8 [Newsstand Edition]
(July 1987)

Marvel, 1986 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.75 USD; 0.95 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Brand:
Marvel; New Universe
Barcode:
07148602140707
Editing:
Michael Higgins
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint (#1-13); baxter (#14 on)
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.


Nuclear Nightmare (Table of Contents)

Star Brand / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Geof Isherwood (signed)
Inks:
Geof Isherwood (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Star Brand [Ken Connell]

The Brand of a Hero (Table of Contents)

Star Brand / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Cary Bates
Pencils:
Arvell Jones
Inks:
Danny Bulanadi
Colors:
Petra Scotese
Letters:
Joe Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Ken Connell; Debbie "the Duck" Fix; Tad Selby (introduction); Ethan Selby (introduction); Sarah Selby (introduction)
Synopsis:
Ken meets a sickly kid, Tad Selby, and reveals the star brand's powers to the youth. He then destroys a massive pile-up of toxic waste dumped by a local company.

Indexer Notes

The cover blurb about Nuclear Nightmare is at odds with the actual story content.

Universe News (Table of Contents)

Universe News / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Includes short bios of New Universe production staff.

There's a new name for danger. (Table of Contents)

Codename: Spitfire / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
House ad for the new Codename: Spitfire relaunch.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Nuclear Nightmare
    Star Brand
  2. 1. The Brand of a Hero
    Star Brand
  3. 2. Universe News
    Universe News
  4. 3. There's a new name for danger.
    Codename: Spitfire
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Dan Creel
  • Tony R. Rose
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Pat Lang