Alpha Flight #2 [Newsstand]
(September 1983)

Marvel, 1983 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.60 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group
Barcode:
0714860296709
Editing:
Denny O'Neil (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 Alpha Flight (Marvel, 1983 series) #2 [Direct].


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Alpha Flight / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
John Byrne (signed)
Inks:
Terry Austin (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Rick Parker?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Alpha Flight [Guardian; Sasquatch; Aurora; Northstar; Shaman; Marrina; Puck]

Shadows of the Past (Table of Contents)

Alpha Flight / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
John Byrne
Pencils:
John Byrne
Inks:
John Byrne
Colors:
Andy Yanchus
Letters:
Tom Orzechowski

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Alpha Flight [Guardian [James MacDonald Hudson; also as Vindicator]; Shaman; Snowbird; Aurora; Northstar; Puck; Marrina (Partial Origin); Sasquatch]; Chief Inspector Hamilton; Thompson; Cody; Angus (flashback); Tom Smallwood (flashback); Glad Smallwood (flashback); Dan Smallwood (flashback); Master of the World (Cameo)
Synopsis:
Vindicator decides to rename himself Guardian. During a training session, Marrina goes feral and eviscerates Puck.
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In The Beginning... (Table of Contents)

The Origins of Alpha Flight / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
John Byrne
Pencils:
John Byrne
Inks:
John Byrne
Colors:
Andy Yanchus
Letters:
Tom Orzechowski

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
James MacDonald Hudson (Origin); Heather McNeil; Jerry Jaxon
Synopsis:
Distraught with his technology being sold to the US Army, James decides to use the suit and take back the helmet, which was developed before joining Am-Can.
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Indexer Notes

Beginning a series of back-up stories on the origins of Alpha Flight.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Alpha Flight
  2. 1. Shadows of the Past
    Alpha Flight
  3. 2. In The Beginning...
    The Origins of Alpha Flight
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Kelly Langston-Smith