Iron Man #244 [Direct]
(July 1989)

Marvel, 1968 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
1.50 USD; 2.00 CAD; 0.50 GBP
Pages:
52
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.


Facing Dangers From the Past and Present! (Table of Contents)

Iron Man / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Clay Wilson; the Fixer; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Jim Rhodes; Joanna Nivena

Indexer Notes

Signature dated 1988.

Yesterday... And Tomorrow (Table of Contents)

Iron Man / comic story / 41 pages (report information)

Script:
David Michelinie (co-plot, script); Bob Layton (co-plot)
Pencils:
Bob Layton
Inks:
Bob Layton; Chris Ivy (assist); Don Hudson (assist); Harry Candelario (background assist); Bob Downs (and friends) (background assist); Dave Simons (background assist); Marc Siry (background assist); Gavin Curtis (background assist); James Brock (background assist)
Colors:
Paul Becton; Marc Siry (assist); Mike Rockwitz (assist)
Letters:
Janice Chiang

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
the American Freedom Front (terrorist organization); Bambi Arbogast; Brie Daniels; Clay Wilson [as Carl Walker, also wears a black Iron Man armor] (circuit designer); Darlene (friend of Rae LaCoste); Dr. Doom (cameo); the Fixer; the Ghost (cameo); Howard Finch (Joanna Nivena's husband) & his two children; Iron Man [also as Tony Stark]; Jim Rhodes; Joanna Nivena; Justin Hammer (cameo); Mr. Hale (Roxxon executive); Mrs. Fruitbagel; Quint (Tony Stark's head of security); Rae LaCoste; the Rhino (cameo); Sally (Tony Stark's secretary)

Indexer Notes

Only Bob Layton is credited with the inking and Paul Becton with the coloring. The other inkers and colorists are credited in the letters page of Iron Man #245.

Tales Of The Spinjas (Table of Contents)

The Spinjas / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Kevin West?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
?

Genre:
superhero; children
Characters:
the Spinjas [Emperor Gar and the Eliminators; King Dethblo and the Dread Force]
Synopsis:
King Dethblo and the Dread Force cause massive disruptions in the Earth's gravitational field, so Emperor Gar and the Eliminators come to the rescue.

Indexer Notes

Ad for the Spinjas game from Parker Brothers. No credits.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Facing Dangers From the Past and Present!
    Iron Man
  2. 1. Yesterday... And Tomorrow
    Iron Man
  3. 2. Tales Of The Spinjas
    The Spinjas
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