(1990)

Marvel, 1979 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
2.00 USD; 2.50 CAD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
annually
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Brand:
Marvel [black, no background]
Editing:
Dan Cuddy (Assistant Editor); Jim Salicrup (Editor); Tom DeFalco (Editor-in-Chief)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age US
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

What Could Be Worse Than Falling Into the Microverse?! (Table of Contents)

Spider-Man / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Steve Lightle (signed)
Inks:
Steve Lightle (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Prowler; Wizard; Rocket Racer; Harry Osborn
Reprints:

[Contents page] (Table of Contents)

The Spectacular Spider-Man / credits / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Gil Kane
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man; Sandman; Prowler; Rocket Racer

Into the Microverse (Spidey's Totally Tiny Adventure, Part 2) (Table of Contents)

Spider-Man / comic story / 25 pages (report information)

Script:
Gerry Conway (plot); Stan Lee (script)
Pencils:
Rich Buckler
Inks:
Mike Manley
Colors:
Bob Sharen
Letters:
Rick Parker

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Mary Jane Parker; Harry Osborn; Psycho-Man (cameo); Ant-Man [Scott Lang] (cameo; flashback)
Synopsis:
Spider-Man seeks Harry Osborn's help to regain his normal size.
Reprints:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • in Star Magazine (Edizioni Star Comics, 1990 series) #21
Keywords:
Microverse; Tomorrow Science Exposition

Indexer Notes

Story continued from Amazing Spider-Man Annual 24; story continued in Web of Spider-Man Annual 6

Pale Reflection (Table of Contents)

Prowler / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Glenn Herdling
Pencils:
Todd McFarlane
Inks:
Todd McFarlane
Colors:
Bob Sharen
Letters:
Rick Parker

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Prowler [Hobie Brown]; Silver Sable; Abe Brown; Mindy Brown; Wild Pack; Abraham Brown [White Ninja]
Synopsis:
The Prowler applies for a job with Silver Sable.
Reprints:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • in Star Magazine (Edizioni Star Comics, 1990 series) #24
Keywords:
Osborn Chemical Plant; Symkarian Embassy

Indexer Notes

The Prowler (Hobie Brown) and Abe Brown (of the Sons of the Tiger) are revealed to be brothers in this story.

The Choice (Table of Contents)

Sandman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Tony Isabella
Pencils:
Ross Andru (pp 1-6); Alan Kupperberg (pp 7-12)
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
Renee Witterstaetter
Letters:
Rick Parker

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Sandman [William Baker; Sylvester Mann; Flint Marko]; Wizard [Bentley Wittman]; Trapster [Peter Petruski]; Carlos Cassada; Michael Cassada (flashback); Roberto Cassada (flashback); Rosa Cassada; Thing [Ben Grimm] (flashback)
Synopsis:
The Wizard and the Trapster offer the reformed Sandman a position in a new Frightful Four.
Reprints:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • in Star Magazine (Edizioni Star Comics, 1990 series) #26
Keywords:
Coney Island; Madison Square Garden

What I Did on My Summer Vacation (Table of Contents)

Rocket Racer / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Tony Isabella
Pencils:
Alan Kupperberg
Inks:
Alan Kupperberg
Colors:
Marie Javins
Letters:
Rick Parker

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Rocket Racer [Robert Farrell]; Pack Rats [Bert Packer; Hubie Packer]; Sheriff Taylor; Ernie (Sluggo) Sluganski; Scourge (flashback)
Synopsis:
The Rocket Racer pursues two technology thieves named the Pack Rats.
Keywords:
Bar With No Name; Myers Lake Fishing Hole; Silver Sable International
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. What Could Be Worse Than Falling Into the Microverse?!
    Spider-Man
  2. 1. [Contents page]
    The Spectacular Spider-Man
  3. 2. Into the Microverse (Spidey's Totally Tiny Adventure, Part 2)
    Spider-Man
  4. 3. Pale Reflection
    Prowler
  5. 4. The Choice
    Sandman
  6. 5. What I Did on My Summer Vacation
    Rocket Racer
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Daniel Block
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Ford
  • Lou Mougin