The New Mutants #81 [Direct Edition]
(November 1989)

Marvel, 1983 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
1.00 USD; 1.25 CAD; 0.60 GBP
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Brand:
Marvel [black, no background]
Editing:
Bob Harras (editor); 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

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

No letters column this issue.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

New Mutants / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Louis Williams [as L W] (signed)
Inks:
Josef Rubinstein [as JR] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Magma; Hercules

Faith (Table of Contents)

New Mutants / comic story / 25 pages (report information)

Script:
Chris Claremont
Pencils:
Louis Williams (pp. 4-24); Terry Shoemaker (pp. 1-3, 25)
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein [as Josef Rubinstein]
Colors:
Gregory Wright
Letters:
Tom Orzechowski

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Magma; Empath; New Mutants [Cannonball; Cypher; Karma; Magik; Magma; Mirage; Sunspot; Warlock; Wolfsbane] (Flashback); Hercules (guest-star); Zeus; Apollo; Ares; other Olympian gods; Jaime Suarez (introduction, death)
Synopsis:
Magma tells Empath about how she met her god: when she once doubted her faith, Hercules visited her, but she did not believe he was real until he saved a boy from a fire and told him stories all night until he died, a hero, like Jason and the Argonauts.

Indexer Notes

A fill-in issue. Most of this story is a flashback to events that probably occurred between issues #35 and #36 (since this seems to be the New Mutants' first meeting with Hercules, before issue #40).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    New Mutants
  2. 1. Faith
    New Mutants
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