(December 1998)

Marvel, 1998 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
1.99 USD; 2.80 CAD
Pages:
38
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved By the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Brand:
Marvel Comics 2 [MC2]
Barcode:
75960603790200311
Editing:
Pete Franco (Assistant Editor); Tom DeFalco (Editor); Bob Harras (Editor-in-Chief)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard modern US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
ongoing series

Issue Notes

Gatefold front cover (ads).


A-Next vs. the Original Defenders (Table of Contents)

A-Next / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ron Frenz (signed)
Inks:
Brett Breeding (signed)
Colors:
Mark McNabb (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
A-Next [J2 [Zane Yama]; Stinger [Dr. Cassandra Lang]; Mainframe; Thunderstrike [Kevin Masterson]]; Defenders [Hulk; Dr. Strange; Namor the Sub-Mariner]

Indexer Notes

Cover art is an homage to the cover of Avengers, The (Marvel, 1963 series) #3 (January 1964)

Down 'N' Dirty With the Defenders (Table of Contents)

A-Next / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom DeFalco; Ron Frenz (plot)
Pencils:
Ron Frenz
Inks:
Brett Breeding
Colors:
Bob Sharen
Letters:
Jim Novak

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
A-Next [J2 [Zane Yama]; Stinger [Dr. Cassandra Lang]; Mainframe; Thunderstrike [Kevin Masterson]]; Defenders [Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Dr. Stephen Strange; Namor the Sub-Mariner]; Scott Lang [Ant-Man]; Jarvis; Doc Magnus; Shannon Carter [American Dream]; Freebooter (cameo); Bluestreak (cameo); Crimson Curse (cameo); Dr. Jennifer Bissette; Deacon; Jose; Kimmy; Maria Sapristi
Synopsis:
Doctor Strange reunites the Defenders. Doc Magnus recruits the Avengers to stop him.

Indexer Notes

First appearance Doc Magnus. Part of this issue crosses over with J2 #3. First appearance (in shadow) of Crimson Curse, Freebooter, and Bluestreak.

A Next (Table of Contents)

A Next / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers: Scott McLean, Jacob Gilbert, Gary Withrow, Lloyd A. Grant, Paul Seiman

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. A-Next vs. the Original Defenders
    A-Next
  2. 1. Down 'N' Dirty With the Defenders
    A-Next
  3. 2. A Next
    A Next
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Darrel McCann
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Mark Boyer
  • Per Sandell
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • David S. Serchay
  • Ramon Schenk