Marvel Age #87 [Direct]
(April 1990)

Marvel, 1983 Series
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Volume
1
Price
1.00 USD; 1,25 CAD; 0.60 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics
Brand
Marvel Comics
Editing
Jim Salicrup (editor); Mark Gruenwald (executive editor); Ralph Macchio (senior editor); Barry Dutter (assistant editor); Sholly Fisch (consulting editor); Dwight Jon Zimmerman (consulting editor); Tom DeFalco (editor-in-chief)

Issue Notes

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Ghost Rider [occult] / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mark Texeira (signed as M)
Inks
Mark Texeira (signed as M)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Ghost Rider [Daniel Ketch]

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Jim Lee (signed); Erik Larsen (signed); Sergio Aragonés (signed); Steve Lightle (signed); ?
Inks
Jim Lee (signed); Terry Austin (signed); Sergio Aragonés (signed); Steve Lightle (signed); ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
The Punisher [Frank Castle]; John Candy; Wolverine; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Groo; Moon Knight; Shadowcat

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

Newswatch / text article / 0.34 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

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

Salicrup's Section / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Jim Salicrup (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

credits, title page / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Title and credits.

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

Mark's Remarks / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald (credited)
Pencils
? [as Evans] (signed); ?
Inks
? [as Evans] (signed); ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Mark Gruenwald; She-Hulk; Wyatt Wingfoot

The Larry Hama Interview (Table of Contents: 6)

The Mutant Report / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Barry Dutter (credited)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wolverine

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

Epic-Grams / text article / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Carl Potts (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Eric Fein (Table of Contents: 8)

Pro File / character profile / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Eric Fein (credited); ?
Pencils
Steve Buccellato (signed as Steve)
Inks
Steve Buccellato (signed as Steve)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Eric Fein

Hero Limited Series (Table of Contents: 9)

Hero / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Sholly Fisch (credited)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Camp Candy (Table of Contents: 10)

Camp Candy / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Renée Witterstaetter (credited as Renee Witterstaetter)
Pencils
Howie Post (credited as Howard W. Post)
Inks
Jacqueline Roettcher (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
John Candy

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Ghost Rider [Daniel Ketch]

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Stan's Soapbox / text article / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Stan Lee

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Willie Lumpkin

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

Li'l Blazer the Adventures of Johnny Blaze / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Fred Hembeck
Pencils
Fred Hembeck
Inks
Fred Hembeck
Colors
?
Letters
Fred Hembeck

Genre
humor
Characters
Johnny Blaze; Roxanne; Dennis; Don

Heroes for the '90's (Table of Contents: 15)

Guardians of the Galaxy / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Guardians of the Galaxy [Martinex; Vance Astro; Nikki; Yondu; Charlie-27]

Ghost Rider (Table of Contents: 16)

Ghost Rider [occult] / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
John Wilcox (credited as John A. Wilcox)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Ghost Rider [Daniel Ketch]

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Ghost Rider / preview (from the publisher) / 5 pages (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

Marvel Reviewers / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Javier Saltares (signed)
Inks
Javier Saltares (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Ghost Rider [Daniel Ketch]

1981 Part Two (Table of Contents: 19)

Marvel Age of Comics / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Brian Nelson (credited)
Pencils
Marshall Rogers (signed as ROGERS); Alan Kupperberg (illustration); George Pérez (illustration); John Byrne (illustration)
Inks
Terry Austin (signed as Austin) (illustrations); Joe Sinnott (illustration)
Colors
Gregory Wright (credited)
Letters
? (illustrations); typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
1981 was Marvel's twentieth anniversary, and last month we looked at some of our top books that celebrated their own anniversaries that year.
Characters
Doctor Strange; The Thing; Blastaar
Reprints

Bosco Ng (Table of Contents: 20)

New Talent Department / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bosco Ng (credited)
Inks
Bosco Ng (credited)
Colors
Gregory Wright (credited); ?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Wolverine

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21)

Honey, I'm Home! / letters page / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
The Captain [Steve Rogers]; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Thor; Longshot; Spiral

Indexer Notes

Letters from M. DeWolfe, Tammey Reed, Jose Mijares and Daniel J. Williams.

February (Table of Contents: 22)

The 1990 Marvel Age Calendar / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Chris Eliopoulos (credited); Barry Dutter (credited)
Pencils
Ron Zalme (credited)
Inks
Ron Zalme (credited)
Colors
Gregory Wright (credited)
Letters
?

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

March (Table of Contents: 23)

The 1990 Marvel Age Calendar / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Chris Eliopoulos (credited); Barry Dutter (credited)
Pencils
Ron Zalme (credited)
Inks
Ron Zalme (credited)
Colors
Gregory Wright (credited)
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Ghost Rider [occult]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Marvel Coming Attractions
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Newswatch
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Salicrup's Section
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Mark's Remarks
  7. 6. The Larry Hama Interview
    The Mutant Report
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Epic-Grams
  9. 8. Eric Fein
    Pro File
  10. 9. Hero Limited Series
    Hero
  11. 10. Camp Candy
    Camp Candy
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Marvel Trivia Quiz
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Stan's Soapbox
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Willie Lumpkin
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Li'l Blazer the Adventures of Johnny Blaze
  16. 15. Heroes for the '90's
    Guardians of the Galaxy
  17. 16. Ghost Rider
    Ghost Rider [occult]
  18. 17. ["Cypress Hills Cemetary..."]
    Ghost Rider
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Marvel Reviewers
  20. 19. 1981 Part Two
    Marvel Age of Comics
  21. 20. Bosco Ng
    New Talent Department
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    Honey, I'm Home!
  23. 22. February
    The 1990 Marvel Age Calendar
  24. 23. March
    The 1990 Marvel Age Calendar
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