Marvel Super-Heroes #1 [Direct]
(May 1990)

Marvel, 1990 Series
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Volume
1
Price
2.95 USD; 3.95 CAD
Pages
84
Indicia Frequency
annually
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved By the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics
Brand
Marvel Comics
Editing
Mark Gruenwald (editor); Tom DeFalco (editor-in-chief)

Issue Notes

Cover says "Spring" but indicia reads "May".
This issue has variants:

Spring Special (Table of Contents)

Moon Knight / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Lee (signed as LEE)
Inks
Jim Lee (signed as LEE)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Mook Knight [Marc Spector; Steven Grant; Jake Lockley]; Hercules (inset); Black Panther [T'Challa] (inset); Magik (inset); Brother Voodoo [Jericho Drumm; Daniel Drumm] (inset); Speedball (inset)
Reprints

Old Business (Table of Contents: 1)

Moon Knight / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Ingersoll (credited as Robert M. Ingersoll)
Pencils
Mike Gustovich (credited) (artist)
Inks
Mike Gustovich (credited) (artist)
Colors
Steve White (credited)
Letters
Bill Oakley (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Mook Knight [Marc Spector; Steven Grant; Jake Lockley]; Gena Landers; Villain: The Raptor [Paul Hazlett]
Reprints

I Shot an Arrow into the Sky! (Table of Contents: 2)

Hercules [Marvel] / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Chichester (credited as D. G. Chichester); Margaret Clark (credited)
Pencils
Keith Pollard (credited) (artist)
Inks
Kim DeMulder ? (credited) (artist); Aubrey Bradford (see notes)
Colors
Alfred Ramirez (credited as Ramirez)
Letters
Richard Starkings (credited as Starkings)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Hercules; Cerebus (villain)

Indexer Notes

Aubrey Bradford notes he inked either part or all of this story which is credited completely to Kim DeMulder. Information per Jason Schachter.

The Sacrifice (Table of Contents: 3)

Hellcat / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Scott Lobdell (credited)
Pencils
Dennis Jensen (credited) (artist)
Inks
Dennis Jensen (credited) (artist)
Colors
Connie Guitelman (credited)
Letters
Richard Starkings (credited as Starkings)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Hellcat [Patsy Walker]; Hilary Garret (dies); Officer Collins; Zreate'th (villain)
Synopsis
Hellcat must battle an earthbound demon.

Don't Do That Voodoo You So So Well (Table of Contents: 4)

Brother Voodoo / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Scott Lobdell (credited)
Pencils
Fred Hembeck (credited)
Inks
Dell Barras (credited)
Colors
Mike Rockwitz (credited)
Letters
Todd Klein (credited)

Genre
superhero; horror-suspense
Characters
Brother Voodoo [Doctor Jericho Drumm]; Loralee
Reprints

Pulitzer Patty (Table of Contents: 5)

Speedball / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Fabian Nicieza (credited)
Pencils
Steve Ditko (credited)
Inks
Chris Ivy (credited)
Colors
Tom Vincent (credited)
Letters
Diana Albers (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Speedball [Robbie Baldwin]; Dave Bealer; Teri Cooper; Patty; Officer Phipps; Officer LaGuardia; Louie Perlongetti (villain)
Reprints

Who Wants to Live Forever? (Table of Contents: 6)

Magik / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Sue Flaxman (credited)
Pencils
Rodney Ramos (credited)
Inks
Pat Redding (credited)
Colors
Linda Ryan (credited)
Letters
Pete Ciccone (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Magik [Illyana Rasputin]; Sam Guthrie [Cannonball]; Magneto; Maire O'Connell (dies); Sym (villain)
Synopsis
Magik goes to Limbo to free someone from a curse.

Conflagration (Table of Contents: 7)

Black Panther / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Richard Bensam (credited)
Pencils
Ron Lim (credited)
Inks
Jim Sanders III (credited)
Colors
Jim Sanders III (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The palace of T'Challa...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Black Panther [T'challa]; Taku; Mubaru (villain)
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Spring Special
    Moon Knight
  2. 1. Old Business
    Moon Knight
  3. 2. I Shot an Arrow into the Sky!
    Hercules [Marvel]
  4. 3. The Sacrifice
    Hellcat
  5. 4. Don't Do That Voodoo You So So Well
    Brother Voodoo
  6. 5. Pulitzer Patty
    Speedball
  7. 6. Who Wants to Live Forever?
    Magik
  8. 7. Conflagration
    Black Panther
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