Iron Man #178 [Newsstand Edition]
(January 1984)

Marvel, 1968 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:
0714860245401
Editing:
Michael Carlin (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 series

Issue Notes

This issue is a variant of Iron Man (Marvel, 1968 series) #178 [Direct Edition].

One of the "Beware: It's Assistant Editors Month!" issues.


Shame of the City! (Table of Contents)

Iron Man / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Luke McDonnell (signed)
Inks:
Steve Mitchell (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Tony Stark

Battlezone (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Battlezone / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Once an Avenger, Always an Avenger! (Table of Contents)

Iron Man / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Harras
Pencils:
Luke McDonnell
Inks:
Steve Mitchell
Colors:
Bob Sharen
Letters:
Rick Parker

Genre:
superhero
Synopsis:
A group of kids playing Avengers boot out their Iron Man because the real Iron Man has left the real team, but they later reconsider.

Star Frontiers (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Michael Carlin's Page O' Iron Man Stuff (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mike Carlin
Pencils:
Mike Carlin
Inks:
Mike Carlin (?)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mike Carlin
Synopsis:
gag page talking about the two stories in this issue

Struggle! (Table of Contents)

Iron Man / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Denny O'Neil
Pencils:
Luke McDonnell
Inks:
Steve Mitchell
Colors:
Bob Sharen
Letters:
Rick Parker

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Tony Stark; Morley Erwin; Vic Martinelli; Bambi Arbogast; Ozzie Sanborn; Gretl
Synopsis:
A day in the life of Tony Stark finds him alienating old friends and making new ones.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Bullpen Bulletins / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

["Ya doesn't gets muskles like these doin aerobixs, mate."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Popeye / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Shame of the City!
    Iron Man
  2. 1. Battlezone
    Battlezone
  3. 2. Once an Avenger, Always an Avenger!
    Iron Man
  4. 3. Star Frontiers
  5. 4. Michael Carlin's Page O' Iron Man Stuff
  6. 5. Struggle!
    Iron Man
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  8. 7. ["Ya doesn't gets muskles like these doin aerobixs, mate."]
    Popeye
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
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  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Carl Gafford
  • Jordan Inman
  • Mike Nielsen
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  • Dwayne Best
  • Max Capp
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  • Kelly Langston-Smith