(January 1990 [December 1989])

Marvel, 1988 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
1.25 USD; 1.75 CAD; 0.65 GBP
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Biweekly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Brand:
Marvel [black, no background]
Barcode:
?
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

Shadow Boxing! (Table of Contents)

Wolverine; Wonder Man; Hercules; Spider-Man / cover / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Jackson Guice
Inks:
Bob Layton
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wolverine; Black Shadow; White Shadow; Wonder Man; Hercules; Spider-Man

Indexer Notes

Wraparound cover

Black Shadow! White Shadow! Part 2: The Shadows Strike! (Table of Contents)

Wolverine / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Marv Wolfman
Pencils:
John Buscema
Inks:
John Buscema
Colors:
Nel Yomtov
Letters:
Phil Felix

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wolverine; Mai; H'siao; Ch'un; Black Shadow; White Shadow (Cameo)
Synopsis:
Mai meets Wolvie and helps him elude the Hong Kong police; As she introduces him to her allies, Black Shadow materializes and Wolvie attacks, freezing his arm up to the elbow in the monster's grip.

Stardust Miseries Part 2: Tonight's the Night (Table of Contents)

Wonder Man / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Michael Higgins
Pencils:
Javier Saltares
Inks:
Jose Marzan
Colors:
Tom Vincent
Letters:
Ken Lopez

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wonder Man; Enchantress; Johnny Carson; Ed McMahon; Beast (Cameo)
Synopsis:
Under the influence of his new lady love, Wondy begins work on a new movie where the director is mysteriously killed; Thinking that Simon is responsible, the police and the Beast confront him on the set of Johnny Carson's Tonight Show.

All In the Family Part 1: Mother Day (Table of Contents)

Hercules / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Layton
Pencils:
Bob Layton
Inks:
Bob Layton
Colors:
Brad Vancata
Letters:
John Workman

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hercules; Arimathes; Skyppi; Recorder; Layana; Akooti; Malicon; Viperus; 2 More Assassins
Synopsis:
Hercules and his son make quick work of space pirates, little knowing that Arimathes' mother is hatching a plot to replace her son with Skyppi the Skrull in order to destroy Herc and take over her son's throne.
Reprints:

With Liberty and Justice for All (Table of Contents)

Spider-Man / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Mumy
Pencils:
Aaron Lopresti
Inks:
Sam Grainger
Colors:
Evan Skolnick
Letters:
Agustin Mas

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man; Mary Jane Parker (Cameo)
Synopsis:
Spidey busts some kids trying to free animals who are slated for experimental testing at ESU.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Shadow Boxing!
    Wolverine; Wonder Man; Hercules; Spider-Man
  2. 1. Black Shadow! White Shadow! Part 2: The Shadows Strike!
    Wolverine
  3. 2. Stardust Miseries Part 2: Tonight's the Night
    Wonder Man
  4. 3. All In the Family Part 1: Mother Day
    Hercules
  5. 4. With Liberty and Justice for All
    Spider-Man
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Dan Creel
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Max Capp
  • Ramon Schenk