(May 1990)

Marvel, 1988 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
1.25 USD; 1.75 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Brand:
?
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Terry Kavanagh; Kelly Corvese (Assistant)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Wolverine; Spider-Man; Comet Man; Captain Ultra; Silver Surfer / cover / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Erik Larsen
Inks:
Terry Austin
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wolverine; Spider-Man; Comet Man; Captain Ultra; Silver Surfer; Storm; Kitty Pryde; Triton; Aquarian; Speedball; Puma; Quasar; Cloak; Blob; Namor, the Sub-Mariner; Machine Man; Hellcat; Black Panther; Colossus; Slag; Nightcrawler; Widget; Wolfsbane [Rahne]; Ant-Man [Scott Lang]; Shooting Star; Phoenix [Rachel Summers]; Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Woman; Dr. Doom; Captain Britain; Gladiator; Captain America; Damage Control; Vision; Hercules; Jean Grey; U.S.Agent; Shang-Chi; Red Wolf; El Aguila; Cyclops; Ursa Major; Wonder Man; Daredevil; She-Hulk; Ka-Zar; Shanna; Lockheed; Havok; Nomad; Sunfire; Thor; Nova; Jean Grey; Union Jack; Pyro; Avalanche; Destiny; Mystique; Her; Starfox; Wheels; Coldblood; Man-Thing; The Thing; Hulk; Colleen Wing; Misty Knight; Dr. Strange; Clea; Wasp; Overmind; Shamrock; Arabian Knight; American Eagle; Devil Slayer; Watcher; Willie Lumpkin; Longshot; Namorita; Meggan; Paladin; Falcon; Mirage [Dani Moonstar]; Siryn; Iron Man; Leir

Indexer Notes

This is a true wraparound cover (the right side of the front cover connects to the left side of the back cover); The cover includes many of the characters who have appeared in MCP for the first 50 issues.

Life's End Part 3: Breaking Point (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Erik Larsen
Pencils:
Erik Larsen
Inks:
Joe Rubinstein
Colors:
Gregory Wright
Letters:
Jade Moede

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spider-Man; Wolverine; Critical Mass; Whiplash; Bloodlust; Mary Jane Parker; Captain Marvel [Shazam; Called both "Captain" and "Mr. Beck"]; Mary Marvel
Synopsis:
Wolvie and Spidey save a father and daughter from evil mutants.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

The pair that the heroes save are implied to be Cap and Mary Marvel; There is an unnamed villain that looks like a prototype of the Savage Dragon.

A Family Affair Part 1 (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bill Mumy; Miguel Ferrer
Pencils:
Kelley Jones
Inks:
Gerry Talaoc
Colors:
John Wilcox
Letters:
Agustin Mas

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Comet Man; Mr. Fantastic; Max

Indexer Notes

The African American man that appears at the end of this story is depicted as white next issue.

I Just Flew In From Poughkeepsie (And Boy Are My Arms Are Tired) (Table of Contents)

Captain Ultra / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Scott Lobdell
Pencils:
Dennis Jensen
Inks:
Jeff Albrecht
Colors:
Mike Rockwitz
Letters:
Todd Klein

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Ultra; Doc Samson; Dr. Octopus; Ekl'r; Cameos of Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Woman; Human Torch; The Thing; Wizard; Hulk; Nighthawk; Valkyrie; Hellcat

Indexer Notes

Many of the background characters for this story are caricatures of old time celebrities.

You Can't Go Home Again (Table of Contents)

Silver Surfer / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Simmons
Pencils:
Jack Sparling
Inks:
Chris Ivy
Colors:
Ed Lazellari
Letters:
Janice Chiang

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Silver Surfer; Rava; The Marauder
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Wolverine; Spider-Man; Comet Man; Captain Ultra; Silver Surfer
  2. 1. Life's End Part 3: Breaking Point
    Wolverine; Spider-Man
  3. 2. A Family Affair Part 1
    Comet Man
  4. 3. I Just Flew In From Poughkeepsie (And Boy Are My Arms Are Tired)
    Captain Ultra
  5. 4. You Can't Go Home Again
    Silver Surfer
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Max Capp
  • Ramon Schenk