Marvel, 1981 Series
 

Series Timeline

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This page attempts to show how the issues in this series were published over time by laying them out in a timeline with alternately gray or white rows roughly corresponding to months. The correspondence is less accurate for bi-monthly, quarterly or annual books. Weekly or other more-frequent-than-monthly issues are simply grouped into the same color row by month.

The timeline feature depends on the key date field to order issues into a timeline. Please note that if the key dates are not filled out to correspond to the publication months of the issues, then the timeline will not be accurate.

Key Date Pub. Date On-sale date Volume Number Indicia Publisher Brand Pages Price Frequency Barcode Publisher's Age Guidelines
1981-03-00 March 1981 1 1 Marvel Comics Group Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner] 36 0.50 USD monthly   Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1981-04-00 April 1981 1 2 [Direct Edition] Marvel Comics Group Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner] 36 0.50 USD monthly   Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1981-04-00 April 1981 1 2 [Newsstand Edition] Marvel Comics Group Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner] 36 0.50 USD monthly 0714860299504 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1981-05-00 May 1981 ? 1 3 [Direct Edition] Marvel Comics Group Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner] 36 0.50 USD monthly   Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1981-05-00 May 1981 ? 1 3 [Newsstand Edition] Marvel Comics Group Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner] 36 0.50 USD monthly 0714860299505 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1981-06-00 June 1981 ? 1 4 [Direct Edition] Marvel Comics Group Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner] 36 0.50 USD monthly   Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1981-06-00 June 1981 ? 1 4 [Newsstand Edition] Marvel Comics Group Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner] 36 0.50 USD monthly 0714860299506 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1981-06-00 June 1981 1 4 [British Pence Variant] Marvel Comics Group Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner] 36 0.20 GBP monthly   Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1981-07-00 July 1981 ? 1 5 [Direct Edition] Marvel Comics Group Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner] 36 0.50 USD monthly   Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1981-07-00 July 1981 ? 1 5 [Newsstand Edition] Marvel Comics Group Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner] 36 0.50 USD monthly 0714860299507 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1981-07-00 July 1981 1 5 [British Pence Variant] Marvel Comics Group Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner] 36 0.20 GBP monthly   Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1981-08-00 August 1981 ? 1 6 [Direct Edition] Marvel Comics Group Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner] 36 0.50 USD monthly   Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1981-08-00 August 1981 ? 1 6 [Newsstand Edition] Marvel Comics Group Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner] 36 0.50 USD monthly 0714860299508 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1981-08-00 August 1981 1 6 [British Pence Variant] Marvel Comics Group Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner] 36 0.20 GBP monthly   Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1981-09-00 September 1981 ? 1 7 [Direct Edition] Marvel Comics Group Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner] 36 0.50 USD monthly   Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1981-09-00 September 1981 ? 1 7 [Newsstand Edition] Marvel Comics Group Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner] 36 0.50 USD monthly 0714860299509 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1981-09-00 September 1981 1 7 [British Pence Variant] Marvel Comics Group Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner] 36 0.20 GBP monthly   Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1981-10-00 October 1981 1 8 [Direct Edition] Marvel Comics Group Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner] 36 0.50 USD monthly   Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1981-10-00 October 1981 1 8 [Newsstand Edition] Marvel Comics Group Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner] 36 0.50 USD monthly 0714860299510 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1981-10-00 October 1981 1 8 [British Price Variant] Marvel Comics Group Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner] 36 0.20 GBP monthly   Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1981-11-00 November 1981 1 9 [Direct Edition] Marvel Comics Group Marvel Comics Group [various positions] 36 0.50 USD monthly   Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1981-11-00 November 1981 1 9 [Newsstand Edition] Marvel Comics Group Marvel Comics Group [various positions] 36 0.50 USD monthly 0714860299511 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1981-11-00 November 1981 1 9 [British Pence] Marvel Comics Group Marvel Comics Group [various positions] 36 0.20 GBP monthly   Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1981-12-00 December 1981 1 10 [Direct Edition] Marvel Comics Group Marvel Comics Group [various positions] 36 0.50 USD monthly   Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1981-12-00 December 1981 1 10 [Newsstand Edition] Marvel Comics Group Marvel Comics Group [various positions] 36 0.50 USD monthly 0714860299512 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1981-12-00 December 1981 1 10 [British Pence Variant] Marvel Comics Group Marvel Comics Group [various positions] 36 0.20 GBP monthly   Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1982-01-00 January 1982 1 11 [Direct Edition] Marvel Comics Group Marvel Comics Group [various positions] 36 0.60 USD; 0.20 GBP monthly   Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1982-01-00 January 1982 1 11 [Newsstand Edition] Marvel Comics Group Marvel Comics Group [various positions] 36 0.60 USD monthly 0714860299501 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1982-02-00 February 1982 ? 1 12 [Direct Edition] Marvel Comics Group Marvel Comics Group [various positions] 36 0.60 USD; 0.20 GBP Monthly   Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1982-02-00 February 1982 ? 1 12 [Newsstand Edition] Marvel Comics Group Marvel Comics Group [various positions] 36 0.60 USD Monthly 0714860299502 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1982-03-00 March 1982 ? 1 13 [Direct Edition] Marvel Comics Group Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner] 36 0.60 USD; 0.20 GBP monthly   Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1982-03-00 March 1982 ? 1 13 [Newsstand Edition] Marvel Comics Group Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner] 36 0.60 USD monthly 0714860299503 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1982-04-00 April 1982 1 14 [Direct Edition] Marvel Comics Group Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner] 36 0.60 USD; 0.25 GBP monthly   Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1982-04-00 April 1982 1 14 [Newsstand Edition] Marvel Comics Group Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner] 36 0.60 USD; 0.25 GBP monthly 0714860299504 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1982-05-00 May 1982 1 15 [Direct Edition] Marvel Comics Group Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner] 36 0.60 USD; 0.20 GBP monthly   Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1982-05-00 May 1982 1 15 [Newsstand Edition] Marvel Comics Group Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner] 36 0.60 USD monthly 0714860299505 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1982-06-00 June 1982 1 16 [Direct Edition] Marvel Comics Group Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner] 36 0.60 USD; 0.25 GBP monthly   Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1982-06-00 June 1982 1 16 [Newsstand Edition] Marvel Comics Group Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner] 36 0.60 USD monthly 0714860299506 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1982-07-00 July 1982 1 17 [Direct Edition] Marvel Comics Group Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner] 36 0.60 USD; 0.25 GBP monthly   Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1982-07-00 July 1982 1 17 [Newsstand Edition] Marvel Comics Group Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner] 36 0.60 USD monthly 0714860299507 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1982-08-00 August 1982 1 18 Marvel Comics Group Marvel Comics Group [under character box] 36 0.60 USD monthly 0714860299508 ?
1982-08-00 August 1982 1 18 [direct edition] Marvel Comics Group Marvel Comics Group [under character box] 36 0.60 USD; 0.25 GBP monthly   ?
1982-09-00 September 1982 1 19 [Direct Edition] Marvel Comics Group Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner] 36 0.60 USD monthly   Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1982-09-00 September 1982 1 19 [Newsstand Edition] Marvel Comics Group Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner] 36 0.60 USD monthly 0714860299509 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1982-10-00 October 1982 ? 1 20 [Direct Edition] Marvel Comics Group Marvel Comics Group [under character box] 36 0.60 USD; 0.25 GBP; 0.75 CAD monthly   ?
1982-10-00 October 1982 ? 1 20 [Newsstand Edition] Marvel Comics Group Marvel Comics Group [under character box] 36 0.60 USD monthly 0714860299510 ?
1982-11-00 November 1982 1 21 Marvel Comics Group Marvel Comics Group [under character box] 52 1.00 USD; 0.50 GBP; 1.25 CAD monthly   ?
1982-11-00 November 1982 1 21 [Newsstand] Marvel Comics Group Marvel Comics Group [under character box] 52 1.00 USD monthly 0714860299511 ?
1982-12-00 December 1982 1 22 [Direct Edition] Marvel Comics Group Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner] 36 0.60 USD; 0.25 GBP; 0.75 CAD monthly   Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1982-12-00 December 1982 1 22 [Newsstand Edition] Marvel Comics Group Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner] 36 0.60 USD monthly 0714860299512 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1983-01-00 January 1983 1 23 [Direct Edition] Marvel Comics Group Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner] 36 0.60 USD; 0.25 GBP; 0.75 CAD monthly   Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1983-01-00 January 1983 1 23 [Newsstand Edition] Marvel Comics Group Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner] 36 0.60 USD monthly 0714860299501 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1983-02-00 February 1983 1 24 [Direct Edition] Marvel Comics Group Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner] 36 0.60 USD; 0.25 GBP; 0.75 CAD monthly   Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1983-02-00 February 1983 1 24 [Newsstand Edition] Marvel Comics Group Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner] 36 0.60 USD monthly 0714860299502 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1983-03-00 March 1983 1 25 [Direct Edition] Marvel Comics Group Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner] 36 0.60 USD; 0.25 GBP; 0.75 CAD monthly   Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1983-03-00 March 1983 1 25 [Newsstand Edition] Marvel Comics Group Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner] 36 0.60 USD monthly 0714860299503 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1983-04-00                      
1983-05-00 May 1983 1 26 [Direct Edition] Marvel Comics Group Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner] 36 0.60 USD; 0.25 GBP; 0.75 CAD bi-monthly   Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1983-05-00 May 1983 1 26 [Newsstand Edition] Marvel Comics Group Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner] 36 0.60 USD bi-monthly 0714860299505 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1983-06-00                      
1983-07-00 July 1983 1 27 [Direct Edition] Marvel Comics Group Marvel Comics Group [various positions] 36 0.60 USD; 0.25 GBP; 0.75 CAD bi-monthly    
1983-07-00 July 1983 1 27 [Newsstand Edition] Marvel Comics Group Marvel Comics Group [various positions] 36 0.60 USD bi-monthly 0714860299507 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1983-08-00                      
1983-09-00 September 1983 1 28 [Direct Edition] Marvel Comics Group Marvel Comics Group [various positions] 36 0.60 USD; 0.25 GBP; 0.75 CAD bi-monthly    
1983-09-00 September 1983 1 28 [Newsstand Edition] Marvel Comics Group Marvel Comics Group [various positions] 36 0.60 USD bi-monthly 0714860299509 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1983-10-00                      
1983-11-00 November 1983 1 29 [Direct Edition] Marvel Comics Group Marvel [black, no background] 36 0.60 USD; 0.25 GBP; 0.75 CAD bi-monthly    
1983-11-00 November 1983 1 29 [Newsstand Edition] Marvel Comics Group Marvel [black, no background] 36 0.60 USD bi-monthly 0714860299511 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1983-12-00                      
1984-01-00 January 1984 1 30 [Direct Edition] Marvel Comics Group Marvel [black, no background] 36 0.60 USD; 0.25 GBP; 0.75 CAD bi-monthly    
1984-01-00 January 1984 1 30 [Newsstand Edition] Marvel Comics Group Marvel [black, no background] 36 0.60 USD bi-monthly 0714860299501 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1984-02-00                      
1984-03-00 March 1984 1 31 [Direct Edition] Marvel Comics Group Marvel [black, no background] 36 0.60 USD; 0.25 GBP; 0.75 CAD bi-monthly    
1984-03-00 March 1984 1 31 [Newsstand Edition] Marvel Comics Group Marvel [black, no background] 36 0.60 USD bi-monthly 0714860299503 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1984-04-00                      
1984-05-00                      
1984-06-00 June 1984 ? 1 32 [Direct Edition] Marvel Comics Group Marvel [black, no background] 36 0.60 USD; 0.75 CAD; 0.25 GBP bi-monthly    
1984-06-00 June 1984 ? 1 32 [Newsstand Edition] Marvel Comics Group Marvel [black, no background] 36 0.60 USD bi-monthly 0714860299506 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1984-07-00                      
1984-08-00 August 1984 1 33 [Direct Edition] Marvel Comics Group Marvel [black, no background] 36 0.60 USD; 0.30 GBP; 0.75 CAD bi-monthly    
1984-08-00 August 1984 1 33 [Newsstand Edition] Marvel Comics Group Marvel [black, no background] 36 0.60 USD bi-monthly 0714860237908 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1984-09-00                      
1984-10-00 October 1984 1 34 [Direct Edition] Marvel Comics Group Marvel [black, no background] 36 0.60 USD; 0.30 GBP; 0.75 CAD bi-monthly    
1984-10-00 October 1984 1 34 [Newsstand Edition] Marvel Comics Group Marvel [black, no background] 36 0.60 USD bi-monthly 0714860299510 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1984-11-00                      
1984-12-00                      
1985-01-00 January 1985 1984 1 35 [Direct Edition] Marvel Comics Group Marvel [black, no background] 36 0.60 USD; 0.30 GBP; 0.75 CAD bi-monthly    
1985-01-00 January 1985 1 35 [Newsstand Edition] Marvel Comics Group Marvel [black, no background] 36 0.60 USD bi-monthly 0714860299501 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1985-02-00                      
1985-03-00 March 1985 1 36 [Direct Edition] Marvel Comics Group Marvel [black, no background] 36 0.60 USD; 0.30 GBP; 0.75 CAD bi-monthly    
1985-03-00 March 1985 1 36 [Newsstand Edition] Marvel Comics Group Marvel [black, no background] 36 0.60 USD bi-monthly 0714860299503 Approved by the Comics Code Authority
1985-04-00                      
1985-05-00 May 1985 1 37 Marvel Comics Group Marvel [black, no background] 36 0.60 USD; 0.30 GBP; 0.75 CAD bi-monthly   ?
1985-06-00                      
1985-07-00 July 1985 1 38 Marvel Comics Group Marvel [black, no background] 36 0.65 USD; 0.30 GBP; 0.75 CAD bi-monthly   ?
1985-07-00 July 1985 1 38 [Newsstand Edition] Marvel Comics Group Marvel [black, no background] 36 0.65 USD bi-monthly 0714860299507 ?
1985-08-00                      
1985-09-00 September 1985 1 39 [Direct Edition] Marvel Comics Group Marvel [black, no background] 36 0.65 USD; 0.30 GBP; 0.75 CAD bi-monthly   ?
1985-09-00 September 1985 1 39 [Newsstand Edition] Marvel Comics Group Marvel [black, no background] 36 0.65 USD bi-monthly 0714860299509 ?
1985-09-00 September 1985 1 39 [Canadian Newsstand Edition] Marvel Comics Group Marvel [black, no background] 36 0.75 CAD bi-monthly 0714860299509 ?
1985-10-00                      
1985-11-00 November 1985 1 40 Marvel Comics Group Marvel [black, no background] 36 0.65 USD; 0.30 GBP; 0.75 CAD bi-monthly   ?
1985-11-00 November 1985 1 40 [Canadian Newsstand Edition] Marvel Comics Group Marvel [black, no background] 36 0.75 CAD bi-monthly 0714860299511 ?
1985-11-00 November 1985 1 40 [Newsstand Edition] Marvel Comics Group Marvel [black, no background] 36 0.65 USD; 0.30 GBP; 0.75 CAD bi-monthly   ?
1985-12-00                      
1986-01-00 January 1986 1 41 Marvel Comics Group Marvel [black, no background] 36 0.65 USD; 0.30 GBP; 0.75 CAD bi-monthly   ?
1986-01-00 January 1986 1 41 [Newsstand Edition] Marvel Comics Group Marvel [black, no background] 36 bi-monthly 0714860299501 ?
1986-02-00                      
1986-03-00 March 1986 1 42 [Direct Edition] Marvel Comics Group Marvel [black, no background] 36 0.75 USD; 0.40 GBP; 0.95 CAD bi-monthly   ?
1986-03-00 March 1986 1 42 [Newsstand Edition] Marvel Comics Group Marvel [black, no background] 36 0.75 USD bi-monthly 0714860299503 ?