(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
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

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
Reprints:

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.
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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.
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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.
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Series Information
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
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