([July] 1988)

Marvel, 1984 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
1.75 USD; 2.25 CAD; 0.50 GBP
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
annually
On-sale date:
1988-07
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Brand:
Marvel [black, no background]
Editing:
Tom DeFalco (Editor-in-Chief)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched (#1-3); Squarebound (#4-7)
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

A New Mutant Changed Forever! (Table of Contents)

New Mutants / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
June Brigman (signed)
Inks:
Bob McLeod (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
High Evolutionary; Magma; Stack; Purge

Mind Games (Table of Contents)

New Mutants / comic story / 35 pages (report information)

Script:
Louise Simonson
Pencils:
June Brigman
Inks:
Bob McLeod
Colors:
Glynis Oliver
Letters:
John Workman
Editing:
Ann Nocenti; Bob Harras

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Magneto; Cannonball; Magik; Mirage; Sunspot; Warlock; Wolfsbane; Magma (guest-star); Empath (guest-star); High Evolutionary (villain); Purifiers (villains); Stack (villain); Purge (villain); White Queen [Emma Frost] (guest-star); Black King [Sebastian Shaw] (guest-star); Black Queen [Selene] (guest-star); Glow Worm (death); Bulk (death); Lucius Antonius Aquilla
Synopsis:
The High Evolutionary captures Magma, in the hope of removing her powers; the New Mutants charge to her rescue, along with Magneto and the other members of the Inner Circle of the Hellfire Club.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This story occurs between New Mutants #66 and #67. Part of The Evolutionary War crossover with other 1988 annuals. Mirage learns how to make her images become tangible in this story.

If Wishes Were Horses (Table of Contents)

New Mutants / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
Louise Simonson
Pencils:
June Brigman
Inks:
Roy Richardson
Colors:
Glynis Oliver
Letters:
John Workman
Editing:
Bob Harras

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Magneto; Cannonball; Magik; Mirage; Sunspot; Warlock; Wolfsbane; Brightwind
Synopsis:
Mirage experiments with her new ability to make her images tangible.

Indexer Notes

This story follows on the heels of the previous story in this issue.

Blood Drawn, Blood Spilt. (Table of Contents)

The High Evolutionary / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Gruenwald
Pencils:
Ron Lim
Inks:
Jim Sinclair
Colors:
Gregory Wright
Letters:
Ken Lopez
Editing:
Ralph Macchio

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Herbert Edgar Wyndham [later: High Evolutionary]; Jonathan Drew; Merriem Drew (death); Jessica Drew [later: Spider-Woman]; Subterraneans (origin); Phillip (origin)
Synopsis:
While Wyndam is at work in Wundagore Mountain, Jessica Drew, the son of Wyndam's associate Jonathan Drew, develops radiation poisoning; Jonathan develops a spider-serum to help her recover, but before he can use it, his wife Merriem is murdered.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part 4 of the saga (origin) of the High Evolutionary, which ran through all of Marvel's 1988 annuals. Origin of Jessica Drew, who later becomes Spider-Woman. Continues in Fantastic Four Annual #21.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. A New Mutant Changed Forever!
    New Mutants
  2. 1. Mind Games
    New Mutants
  3. 2. If Wishes Were Horses
    New Mutants
  4. 3. Blood Drawn, Blood Spilt.
    The High Evolutionary
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