Iron Man #242 [Direct]
(May 1989)

Marvel, 1968 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.75 USD; 0.95 CAD; 0.50 GBP
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Brand:
Marvel [black, no background]
Editing:
Howard Mackie; Tom DeFalco (editor-in-chief)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.


Duel to the Death With the All-New Mandarin! (Table of Contents)

Iron Man / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Layton (signed)
Inks:
Bob Layton (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Iron Man [Tony Stark]; the Mandarin

Indexer Notes

Signature dated 1988.

Master Blaster! (Table of Contents)

Iron Man / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script:
David Michelinie (co-plot, script); Bob Layton (co-plot)
Pencils:
Alan Kupperberg (layouts)
Inks:
Bob Layton (finishes)
Colors:
Bob Sharen
Letters:
Janice Chiang

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Felix Alvarez; Iron Man [also as Tony Stark]; Jim Rhodes; Kathy Dare; Li Fong (the Mandarin's servant); the Mandarin [also as Zhang Tong]; Mrs. Bambi Arbogast; the Shan-Tun monks; Soo Lin & her grandfather
Synopsis:
Kathy Dare shoots Tony Stark in the chest.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Duel to the Death With the All-New Mandarin!
    Iron Man
  2. 1. Master Blaster!
    Iron Man
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