(Late 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 Rockwitz (assistant editor); Tom DeFalco (editor-in-chief)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Wolverine; Master of Kung Fu; The Thing; The Man-Thing / cover / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
John Romita Jr. (signed)
Inks:
Bob Wiacek (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense; martial arts; superhero
Characters:
Wolverine; Tyger Tiger; Man-Thing; Shang-Chi; The Thing
Keywords:
kung fu; monsters

Indexer Notes

Wraparound cover.

Save the Tiger Part 3: The Gals (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; Tyger Tiger [Jessan Hoan]; Sapphire Styx; Razorfist; the Reavers (flashback); Roma (flashback); Storm; (flashback); Colossus (flashback)
Synopsis:
Wolvie learns how Jessan Hoan ended up in Madripoor; Sapphire and Razorfist knock Wolive out to deliver him to Roche.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Flashback sequence in this story happened in Uncanny X-Men #229.

Elements of Terror Part 3: Ritual and Belief (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 3: Fish (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; Black Jack Tarr; Clive Reston
Synopsis:
Shang-Chi travels to Hong Kong hunting for Leiko but ends up finding Tarr and Reston who want him to help them fight terrorists; Her captors send Shang-Chi Leiko's severed hand in a box.
Keywords:
kung fu

The Measure of a Man! (Table of Contents)

The Thing / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Thing; Fear Eater; Cameo flashbacks of Silver Surfer; The Captain [Steve Rogers]; Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Woman; Human Torch; Namor, the Sub-Mariner; Alicia Masters; Dr. Doom; Galactus
Synopsis:
The Fear Eater tries to feed off of The Thing.

In Two Weeks... (Table of Contents)

Wolverine; Master of Kung Fu; Man-Thing; Thor / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Al Milgrom
Inks:
P. Craig Russell
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense; martial arts; superhero
Characters:
Wolverine; Razorfist; Shang-Chi; Man-Thing; Thor
Keywords:
kung fu; monsters

Indexer Notes

Presents cover art for next issue.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Wolverine; Master of Kung Fu; The Thing; The Man-Thing
  2. 1. Save the Tiger Part 3: The Gals
    Wolverine
  3. 2. Elements of Terror Part 3: Ritual and Belief
    Man-Thing
  4. 3. Crossing Lines Part 3: Fish
    Master of Kung Fu
  5. 4. The Measure of a Man!
    The Thing
  6. 5. In Two Weeks...
    Wolverine; Master of Kung Fu; Man-Thing; Thor
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