- Mark Gruenwald
- Kieron Dwyer
- Al Milgrom
- Greg Wright
- John Morelli [as Jack Morelli]
- Baron Zemo [Helmut Zemo] (villain); Batroc (villain); Zaran (villain); Machete (villain); Tristram Macawber (villain); Ulysses Bloodstone (origin; in flashback; Bloodstone appears as a skeleton); Diamondback [Rachel Leighton]
- Led by Baron Zemo, the villains steal the corpse of Ulysses Bloodstone, hoping it will lead them to the various fragments of the stone. Diamondback overhears and is taken prisoner.
Part 1 of The Bloodstone Hunt.
Letters of comment from reader Don Lambert Jr. and Scott Tipton.
Page also holds a Marvel Assistant Editors Fan Awards for 1988 box and the Comic Buyer's Guide Fan Awards for 1988 ballot.