Alpha Flight #49 [Direct Edition]
(August 1987)

Marvel, 1983 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.75 USD; 0.95 CAD; 0.40 GBP
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Brand:
Marvel [black, no background]
Editing:
Joanne Spaldo (Assistant Editor); Carl Potts (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)

Alpha Flight / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
June Brigman
Inks:
June Brigman
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Alpha Flight [Vindicator [Heather Hudson]; Puck; Purple Girl]; Omega [Lionel Jeffries; Roger Bochs]
Reprints:

Flesh of My Flesh! (Table of Contents)

Alpha Flight / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Mantlo
Pencils:
June Brigman
Inks:
Whilce Portacio
Colors:
Bob Sharen
Letters:
Janice Chiang

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Alpha Flight [Vindicator [Heather Hudson]; Sasquatch [Wanda Langkowski]; Aurora; Northstar; Puck; Box [Madison Jeffries]; Purple Girl]; Manikin [Whitman Knapp] (first appearance); Omega [Lionel Jeffries; Roger Bochs] (villain, death)
Synopsis:
Whitman Knapp manifests past and future versions of himself and helps Jeffries back into his Box armor. Box and the new hero, Manikin, save Alpha Flight from being absorbed by Omega. Purple Girl controls Omega and forces him to undo the physical damage he has done to Madison. Realizing that neither his brother or Roger can be saved, Jeffries uses the Box armor to kill Omega. Northstar collapses from his sickness.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Alpha Waves / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (letterhead)
Inks:
? (letterhead)
Colors:
? (letterhead)
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Vindicator [Heather Hudson]

Indexer Notes

Letters of Comment from readers Albert Schlokiwitz, M.S. Barnes, Clayton Barr, A. Crimley and Matt Cashon.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Alpha Flight
  2. 1. Flesh of My Flesh!
    Alpha Flight
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Alpha Waves
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