Marvel Super-Heroes #5 [Direct]
(April 1991 (Spring 1991))

Marvel, 1990 Series
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Volume
2
Price
2.95 USD; 3.50 CAD; 0.60 GBP
Pages
84
Indicia Frequency
Quarterly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics
Brand
Marvel Comics
Editing
Mike Rockwitz (credited) (editor); Tom DeFalco (credited) (editor in chief); Barry Dutter (credited) (assistant editor)

Issue Notes

The indicia gives the date as April 1991, while the cover lists Spring 1991.
This issue has variants:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

She-Hulk; The Thing; Thor / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ron Frenz (signed)
Inks
Al Milgrom (signed as MILGROM)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
She-Hulk [Jennifer Walters]; Speedball [Robbie Baldwin] (inset); Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange] (inset); The Thing [Ben Grimm]; Thor [Thor Odinson]

When Destiny Calls (Table of Contents: 1)

Thor / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Sue Flaxman (credited)
Pencils
Jim Valentino (credited)
Inks
Tony DeZuniga (credited)
Colors
Heidi Goodhue (credited)
Letters
Diana Albers (credited)

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Warriors Three [Fandral; Hogun; Volstagg]; Frigga; Odin; Thor [Thor Odinson]; Ymir; Lady Frigga; Vidar Odinson; Hoder; Lady Grid; Bjorn the White; Grim Graybeard; Storm Giants; Frost Giants
Synopsis
The Storm Giants and the Frost Giants team up to attack Asgard. It is up to Thor and his half-brother, Vidar Odinson, to stop them.

Blast from the Past! (Table of Contents: 2)

The Thing / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
David Michelinie (credited)
Pencils
Ron Wilson (credited)
Inks
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors
George Roussos (credited)
Letters
Rick Parker (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Thing [Ben Grimm]; Wilfred Tobias; Molly Hunt; Doctor Carlson; Doctor Marlowe

Jolly Roger (Table of Contents: 3)

Speedball / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Ditko (credited) (plot); Jo Duffy (credited) (script)
Pencils
Steve Ditko (credited)
Inks
Mark Badger (credited)
Colors
Ken Feduniewicz (credited)
Letters
Rick Parker (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Speedball [Robbie Baldwin]; Dave Bealer; Terri Cooper; Jolly Roger [Roger Joliet]; Mr. Harlock
Synopsis
Speedball must stop a pirate.
Reprints

Call Waiting (Table of Contents: 4)

Doctor Strange / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Mishkin (credited)
Pencils
Vince Mielcarek (credited)
Inks
Chris Ivy (credited)
Colors
Andy Yanchus (credited)
Letters
Jim Massara (credited)

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange]; Wong
Synopsis
Demons are haunting telephones.
Reprints

Treasure (Table of Contents: 5)

She-Hulk / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Jon Zimmerman (credited as Dwight Jon Zimmerman)
Pencils
Mike Clark (credited)
Inks
Jay Geldhof (credited)
Colors
? [as Mrs. Bucce]
Letters
Agustin Más (credited as Agustin Mas)

Genre
superhero
Characters
She-Hulk [Jennifer Walters]; Wyatt Wingfoot; Captain Dargent; a sea serpent
Synopsis
She-Hulk battles a sea serpent.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Marvel Mail Bag / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Mark, (In MARVEL SUPER-HEROES #1) I definitely...

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers David Peattie, Jeff Melton, and Bradford R. Poston.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    She-Hulk; The Thing; Thor
  2. 1. When Destiny Calls
    Thor
  3. 2. Blast from the Past!
    The Thing
  4. 3. Jolly Roger
    Speedball
  5. 4. Call Waiting
    Doctor Strange
  6. 5. Treasure
    She-Hulk
  7. 6. ["Dear Mark, (In MARVEL SUPER-HEROES #1) I definitely..."]
    Marvel Mail Bag
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