Alpha Flight #5 [Newsstand]
(December 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 [black, no background]
Barcode:
0714860296712
Editing:
Denny O'Neil (Editor); Linda Grant (Assistant 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) #5 [Direct].


And Now... Puck! (Table of Contents)

Alpha Flight / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
John Byrne (signed)
Inks:
John Byrne (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Puck

Indexer Notes

Signature is dated 1983.

What Fools These Mortals Be... (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:
Shaman [Michael Towyoungmen]; Puck; Nurse Margaret Cambridge; Doctor Craigborne; Sergeant McNamara
Synopsis:
Puck is recovering in the hospital from his injury delivered by Marrina when he finds himself involved in a mystery.
Reprints:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • In Alpha Flight Classic (Marvel, 2007 series) #1

Deathwatch (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:
Shaman [Michael Twoyoungmen] (Origin); Elizabeth Twoyoungmen (Introudction; becomes Talisman in AF #18); Katheryn Twoyoungmen (1Introduction, Death); Heather McNeil; Claire McNeil; Ramsey McNeil
Synopsis:
Talented doctor Michael Twoyoungmen turns away from the ways of his people, despite the requests from his shaman grandfather. Then he learns that his wife is dying. He devotes all his time to finding a cure, to no avail.
Reprints:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • In Alpha Flight Classic (Marvel, 2007 series) #1
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. And Now... Puck!
    Alpha Flight
  2. 1. What Fools These Mortals Be...
    Alpha Flight
  3. 2. Deathwatch
    The Origins of Alpha Flight
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Darrel McCann
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Kelly Langston-Smith