(December 1989)

Marvel, 1988 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
1.25 USD; 1.75 CAD; 0.60 GBP
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Biweekly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Brand:
Marvel [black, no background]
Editing:
Terry Kavanagh; Kelly Corvese (Assistant); Tom DeFalco (editor-in-chief)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Phoenix vs. Dark Phoenix! (Table of Contents)

Phoenix; Black Panther; Hellcat / cover / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Bill Sienkiewicz
Inks:
Bill Sienkiewicz
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Phoenix [Rachel Summers]; Black Panther; Hellcat
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Wraparound cover

Having a Wild Weekend Part 6: Keep The Fire Burning (Table of Contents)

Excalibur / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Michael Higgins
Pencils:
Erik Larsen
Inks:
Terry Austin
Colors:
Tom Vincent
Letters:
Tim Harkins

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Excalibur [Captain Britain; Nightcrawler; Phoenix [Rachel Summers]; Kitty Pryde; Meggan]; Kitty Pryde of 2013; Dark Phoenix
Synopsis:
Rachel has to battle a warped version of the Phoenix.

Panther's Quest Part XXIV: Opponents (Table of Contents)

Black Panther / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Don McGregor (credited)
Pencils:
Gene Colan (credited)
Inks:
Tom Palmer (credited)
Colors:
Mike Rockwitz (credited)
Letters:
Joe Rosen (credited)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Black Panther [T'Challa]; Elmer Gore (villain); Anton Pretorius (cameo, villain); Ramonda (cameo introduction)
Synopsis:
T'Challa manages to free himself from the animal trap just as he is attacked by the guard dog. T'Challa kills the dog and makes his way to Anton Pretorius' house. Spotting Pretorius and his mother, Ramonda, on a balcony, T'Challa is confronted by Elmer Gore. The two battle and Gore begins to drown T'Challa in Pretorius' pool.
Keywords:
apartheid; bear traps; brass knuckle knives; dogs; South Africa; tennis courts

Encounter in the Alley of Death (Table of Contents)

Hellcat / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack C. Harris (credited)
Pencils:
June Brigman (credited)
Inks:
Roy Richardson (credited)
Colors:
Nel Yomtov (credited)
Letters:
Jim Massara (credited)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hellcat
Reprints:

["Dear Presenters, concerning issue #27..."] (Table of Contents)

Marvel Readers Present / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Letters of comment from Charles S. Novinskie, Jeff Hill, Patrick Guthrie, and Shane Hutchison.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Phoenix vs. Dark Phoenix!
    Phoenix; Black Panther; Hellcat
  2. 1. Having a Wild Weekend Part 6: Keep The Fire Burning
    Excalibur
  3. 2. Panther's Quest Part XXIV: Opponents
    Black Panther
  4. 3. Encounter in the Alley of Death
    Hellcat
  5. 4. ["Dear Presenters, concerning issue #27..."]
    Marvel Readers Present
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