(Early September 1988)

Marvel, 1988 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
1.25 USD; 1.75 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Brand:
?
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Terry Kavanagh; Michael Higgins; Mike Rockwitz (assistant editor); Tom DeFalco (editor-in-chief)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Wolverine; Man-Thing; Silver Surfer; Shang-Chi / cover / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Walter Simonson (signed)
Inks:
Walter Simonson (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense; martial arts; superhero
Characters:
Wolverine; Man-Thing; Shang-Chi; Silver Surfer
Reprints:
Keywords:
kung fu; monsters

Indexer Notes

Wraparound cover.

Save the Tiger Part 1: The Good Guy (Table of Contents)

Wolverine / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Chris Claremont
Pencils:
John Buscema
Inks:
Klaus Janson
Colors:
Glynis Oliver
Letters:
Tom Orzechowski

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wolverine; O'Donnell (1st); Sapphire Styx
Synopsis:
Wolverine arrives in Madripoor and goes to the Princess Bar where he recieves a very unfriendly welcome.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

First Wolverine in Madripoor.

Elements of Terror Part 1 (Table of Contents)

Man-Thing / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Steve Gerber
Pencils:
Tom Sutton
Inks:
Tom Sutton
Colors:
Petra Scotese
Letters:
Agustin Mas

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Man-Thing
Reprints: show reprint note before migration
Keywords:
monsters; occult

Crossing Lines Part 1: Ripples (Table of Contents)

Master of Kung Fu / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Doug Moench
Pencils:
Tom Grindberg
Inks:
Dave Cockrum
Colors:
Petra Scotese
Letters:
Agustin Mas

Genre:
martial arts
Characters:
Shang-Chi; Leiko Wu; Black Jack Tarr; Clive Reston; Xiao
Synopsis:
Shang Chi is reunited with his old comrades in arms.
Keywords:
kung fu

Indexer Notes

Storyline continues from the last issue of Master of Kung Fu #125 (June 1983). Continuity update from Henry Chin (June 25, 2004).

Fear Itself (Table of Contents)

Silver Surfer / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Al Milgrom
Pencils:
Al Milgrom
Inks:
Al Milgrom
Colors:
Gregory Wright
Letters:
Jim Novak

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Silver Surfer; Fear Eater; Cameo flashbacks of Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Woman; Human Torch; The Thing; Galactus; Dr. Doom
Synopsis:
The Fear Eater tries to feed off of the Surfer.

In Two Weeks... (Table of Contents)

Wolverine; The Captain; Shang-Chi; Man-Thing / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Alex Saviuk
Inks:
Klaus Janson
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense; martial arts; superhero
Characters:
Wolverine; The Captain [Steve Rogers]; Shang-Chi; Man-Thing
Reprints:
Keywords:
kung fu; monsters

Indexer Notes

Presents cover art for next issue.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Wolverine; Man-Thing; Silver Surfer; Shang-Chi
  2. 1. Save the Tiger Part 1: The Good Guy
    Wolverine
  3. 2. Elements of Terror Part 1
    Man-Thing
  4. 3. Crossing Lines Part 1: Ripples
    Master of Kung Fu
  5. 4. Fear Itself
    Silver Surfer
  6. 5. In Two Weeks...
    Wolverine; The Captain; Shang-Chi; Man-Thing
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Max Capp
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