The New Mutants #42 [newsstand]
(August 1986)

Marvel, 1983 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.75 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel 25th Anniversary
Barcode:
0714860220708
Editing:
Ann Nocenti (editor); Jim Shooter (editor-in-chief)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing

Issue Notes

This issue is a variant of The New Mutants (Marvel, 1983 series) #42 [direct].


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

New Mutants / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Barry Windsor-Smith
Inks:
Barry Windsor-Smith
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Cannonball; Lila Cheney
Reprints:

New Song for Old (Table of Contents)

New Mutants / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Chris Claremont
Pencils:
Jackson Guice (breakdowns); Kyle Baker (finishes)
Inks:
Kyle Baker
Colors:
Elaine Lee
Letters:
Tom Orzechowski

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Cannonball [Sam Guthrie]; Lila Cheney; Dazzler (guest-star); Mrs. Guthrie (Cannonball's mother, introduction); Guthrie Siblings [Josh Guthrie (introduction); Joelle Guthrie (cameo, introduction); Lewis Guthrie (cameo, introduction); Paige Guthrie (cameo, introduction, unnamed); Jeb Guthrie (cameo, introduction, unnamed); strawberry blonde girl (cameo, introduction, unnamed); brunette girl (cameo, introduction, unnamed but the twin of Lewis)]
Synopsis:
Cannonball journeys home for a vacation, where he faces problems: he thinks he ought to come home for good, he doesn't trust Lila, and his brother is afraid he might become a mutant too; all is resolved, and Cannonball introduces Lila to his mother.

Indexer Notes

Solo adventure starring Cannonball.

["Dear Ann, Peter, Chris, Bill, et al: ..."] (Table of Contents)

Report Card / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
James Stephenson (fan art)
Inks:
James Stephenson (fan art)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from readers Jim Moat, and Susan Pashkoff.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    New Mutants
  2. 1. New Song for Old
    New Mutants
  3. 2. ["Dear Ann, Peter, Chris, Bill, et al: ..."]
    Report Card
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Glenn MacKay
  • Lou Mougin
  • Bill Pinches