(November 1996)

Marvel, 1996 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
1.50 USD; 2.10 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Brand:
Marvel Comics
Barcode:
75960602450650311
Editing:
Mark Gruenwald (Editor); Matt Hicks (Assistant Editor); Bob Harras (Editor-in-Chief)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Non-story sequences added to index by Donald Dale Milne, September 2009.


Somewhere Over the Rainbow Bridge! (Table of Contents)

The Lost Gods / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Mike Deodato Jr. (signed)
Inks:
Mike Deodato Jr. (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Red Norvell [Thor]; Amora [Enchantress]; Ericka Velez; Barry Landers; Tso Zhung; Howie Barker; Freddie Moyer
Reprints:
Keywords:
Bifrost; Rainbow Bridge

Prepare For Impact (Table of Contents)

Jonny Quest / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Characters:
Jonny Quest; Hadji; Bandit
Synopsis:
Ad for new TV show "Jonny Quest The Real Adventures", showing on TBS, TNT, and Cartoon Network.

Indexer Notes

inside front cover

A Gathering of Heroes (Table of Contents)

The Lost Gods / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom DeFalco
Pencils:
Deodato Studios; Carlos Mota
Inks:
Deodato Studios; Rene Micheletti
Colors:
Marie Javins
Letters:
Jon Babcock

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Red Norvell [Thor]; Hal Daws [Hodur]; Wad [Odin]; Amora [Enchantress]; Barry Landers; Ericka Velez; Tso Zhung; Snagg; Mr. Adamson
Synopsis:
Red Norvell begins gathering the Lost Gods, but the enemy is upon them, killing some including Red, as they gather.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

death of Hodur and Red Norvell

Collect All 4 Buckets! (Table of Contents)

Subway / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Characters:
Garfield
Synopsis:
Ad for Kids' Pak meals featuring Garfield the cat containers.

Indexer Notes

Between pages 4-5 of story.

["When I was your age, kids..."] (Table of Contents)

NFL / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?; typeset
Editing:
?

Characters:
Emmitt Smith
Synopsis:
Ad for NFL branded school gear.

Indexer Notes

Between pages 5-6 of story.

World's Best Marvel and DC Inventory!! (Table of Contents)

1,000,000 Comix / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Synopsis:
Ad for comic book shop.

Indexer Notes

Between pages 9-10 of story.

Starting September 7 ABC Saturday Morning Is The Coolest Place To Be! (Table of Contents)

ABC / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Characters:
Doug; Mighty Ducks; Gargoyles
Synopsis:
Ad for TV shows: Bone Chillers; Doug; Jungle Cubs; Mighty Ducks; Street Sharks; School House Rock!; Gargolyes; Flash Forward; The Bugs Bunny & Tweety Show.

Indexer Notes

Between pages 12-13 of story.

Subscribe Today - It Makes Spider-Sense! (Table of Contents)

Marvel Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Spider-Man
Synopsis:
House ad for comic subscriptions.

Indexer Notes

Between pages 18-19 of story.

East Coast Comics (Table of Contents)

East Coast Comics / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Synopsis:
Ad for comic book shop.

Indexer Notes

Between pages 18-19 of story.

Sometimes It's Hard To Be A Hero (Table of Contents)

Boys Town / public service announcement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Characters:
Beast
Synopsis:
PAS for national hotline for problems.

Indexer Notes

Between pages 21-22 of story.

Excitement For The Eye (Table of Contents)

Dave's Comics / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Synopsis:
Ad for comic book shop.

Indexer Notes

Between pages 21-22 of story.

[untitled] (Table of Contents)

letters page / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Harras ?
Pencils:
?; ? (photo)
Inks:
?; ? (photo)
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Mark Gruenwald; Captain America
Synopsis:
Letters page, including a tribute to Mark Gruenwald, 1953-1996.

Indexer Notes

Letters from: Chris Benenati; Steven Hitchcock.

Statement of Ownership (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
Mary Pope (Customer Service Coordinator)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

For September 1996: paid circulation average = 109,407, latest = 112,030.

You and the Cap'n Make It Happen!! (Table of Contents)

Cap'n Crunch / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
?

Characters:
Cap'n Crunch
Synopsis:
Ad for Peanut Butter Crunch cereal.

Indexer Notes

inside back cover.

First Things First, Ya Gotta Look for the Burst. (Table of Contents)

Starburst / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Garbot (signed)
Inks:
Garbot (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?; typeset
Editing:
?

Synopsis:
Ad for candy.

Indexer Notes

back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Somewhere Over the Rainbow Bridge!
    The Lost Gods
  2. 1. Prepare For Impact
    Jonny Quest
  3. 2. A Gathering of Heroes
    The Lost Gods
  4. 3. Collect All 4 Buckets!
    Subway
  5. 4. ["When I was your age, kids..."]
    NFL
  6. 5. World's Best Marvel and DC Inventory!!
    1,000,000 Comix
  7. 6. Starting September 7 ABC Saturday Morning Is The Coolest Place To Be!
    ABC
  8. 7. Subscribe Today - It Makes Spider-Sense!
    Marvel Comics
  9. 8. East Coast Comics
    East Coast Comics
  10. 9. Sometimes It's Hard To Be A Hero
    Boys Town
  11. 10. Excitement For The Eye
    Dave's Comics
  12. 11. [untitled]
  13. 12. Statement of Ownership
  14. 13. You and the Cap'n Make It Happen!!
    Cap'n Crunch
  15. 14. First Things First, Ya Gotta Look for the Burst.
    Starburst
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Dwayne Best
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Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Donald Dale Milne