(August 1988)

Marvel, 1983 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.50 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics
Brand
Marvel [standalone or inside vertical box]
Barcode
?
Editing
Dwight Jon Zimmerman (managing editor); Jim Salicrup (editor); Tom DeFalco (editor-in-chief)

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Hercules; Man-Thing; Wolverine; Shang-Chi / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bob Layton (signed)
Inks
Bob Layton (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Hercules; Man-Thing; Wolverine; Shang-Chi

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

Salicrup's Section / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Jim Salicrup (credited)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Jim Salicrup

Indexer Notes

On the inside front cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Marvel Agenda / credits, title page / 1.16 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Title, credits and indicia, on the inside front cover and inside back cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Marvel Coming Attractions / about comics / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
various
Inks
various
Colors
various
Letters
typeset

Characters
Wolverine; Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Kingpin; Typhoid Mary; Bushwacker; Bullet; The Captain [Steve Rogers]; Captain America [John Walker]; Watchdogs; Power Pack; Groo; The Punisher [Frank Castle]; Fantastic Four [The Thing; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Ms. Marvel [Sharon Ventura]]; Doctor Doom

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Newswatch / about comics / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Hall (credited)
Inks
Bob Hall (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?; typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Marvel Trivia Quiz / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Brian Nelson (credited)
Pencils
Tom Sutton (illustration)
Inks
Tom Sutton (illustration)
Colors
Paul Becton (credited); Gregory Wright (credited)
Letters
typeset

Characters
Shang-Chi
Keywords
trivia

Indexer Notes

Illustration from Marvel Comics Presents (Marvel, 1988 series) #1, third panel of page 3 from Master of Kung Fu story.

Bob Layton (Table of Contents: 6)

The Marvel Age Interview / text article / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Scott Lobdell (credited); Gregory Wright (credited); Bob Layton (credited)
Pencils
Bob Layton (credited) (illustrations)
Inks
Bob Layton (credited) (illustrations)
Colors
Paul Becton (credited); Gregory Wright (credited)
Letters
John Workman (illustrations); typeset

Characters
Hercules; Galactus; Skyppi; Arimathes; Layana Sweetwater; Recorder

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Stan's Soapbox / text article / 1.75 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils
John Buscema (credited); ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Silver Surfer; Nova [Frankie Raye]

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Willie Lumpkin / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Willie Lumpkin; Boomer

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Fred Hembeck / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Fred Hembeck (credited)
Pencils
Fred Hembeck (credited)
Inks
Fred Hembeck (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You!!
Genre
humor
Characters
Doctor Doom; Fred Hembeck
Synopsis
Doctor Doom exhorts the reader to purchase "Emperor Doom" comics instead of "What the--?!".

Indexer Notes

Begins on p. 18.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

The Mutant Report / about comics / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Terry Kavanagh (photo); Ann Nocenti (photo)

Marvel Comics Presents Wolverine (Table of Contents: 11)

Marvel Comics Presents / text article / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Peter Sanderson (credited)
Pencils
Walter Simonson (credited as Walt Simonson); John Buscema (credited); John Romita Jr. (signed as JRJR); ?
Inks
Walter Simonson (credited as Walt Simonson); Bob Layton (signed); ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wolverine; Shang-Chi; Man-Thing; The Thing

The Marvel Mag of Mirth and Mayhem! (Table of Contents: 12)

What The--?! / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Glenn Herdling (credited)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

Jack Kirby's Heroes and Villains (Table of Contents: 13)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Brian Nelson (credited)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (signed as Jack over Kirby-cursive) (illustrations)
Inks
Jack Kirby (signed as Jack over Kirby-cursive) (illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
Jack Kirby (illustrations); typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
For years now, visitors to the home of legendary comics creator Jack Kirby were advised, 'You've gotta see the sketchbook!'
Genre
superhero
Characters
Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Silver Surfer [Norrin Radd]

1977 Part I (Table of Contents: 14)

The Marvel Age / about comics / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Brian Nelson (credited)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (illustration); John Buscema ? (illustration); Keith Pollard ? (illustration); John Romita ? (illustration)
Inks
John Verpoorten (illustration); John Romita ? (illustration); Joe Sinnott (illustration)
Colors
Paul Becton (credited); Gregory Wright (credited)
Letters
Irv Watanabe ? (illustration); Gaspar Saladino (illustration); typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Marvel Universe continued to expand in all directions in 1977, and a good dozen new books of all kinds were released to the world.
Characters
Black Panther [T'Challa]; Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Invisible Girl; The Thing]; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]
Reprints

Pages
28 - 30

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

Lettuce from our Readers / letters page / 2.33 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Cyclops; Marvel Girl [Jean Grey]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]

Indexer Notes

Letters from Jarret Kashiver, Jeff Lacasse, Jeff Goodwin, Chris Purdy and Simon E. Ends on the inside back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Hercules; Man-Thing; Wolverine; Shang-Chi
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Salicrup's Section
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Marvel Agenda
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Marvel Coming Attractions
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Newswatch
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Marvel Trivia Quiz
  7. 6. Bob Layton
    The Marvel Age Interview
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Stan's Soapbox
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Willie Lumpkin
  10. 9. ["You!!"]
    Fred Hembeck
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    The Mutant Report
  12. 11. Marvel Comics Presents Wolverine
    Marvel Comics Presents
  13. 12. The Marvel Mag of Mirth and Mayhem!
    What The--?!
  14. 13. Jack Kirby's Heroes and Villains
  15. 14. 1977 Part I
    The Marvel Age
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Lettuce from our Readers
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