Marvel Super-Heroes #6 [Direct]
(July 1991)

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

Issue Notes

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

X-Men / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Arthur Adams (signed as Arthur Adams)
Inks
Arthur Adams (signed as Arthur Adams)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Power Pack: Counterweight [Katie Power] (inset); Destroyer [Jack Power] (inset); Lightspeed [Julie Power] (inset); Mass Master [Alex Power] (inset); Tattle-Tale [Franklin Richards]
X-Men: Colossus [Piotr Rasputin]; Havok [Alex Summers]; Psylocke [Betsy Braddock]; Rogue [Anna Marie]; Storm [Ororo Munroe]; Wolverine [Logan]
Abomination [Emil Blonsky]; Sabra [Ruth Bat-Seraph] (inset); Speedball [Robbie Baldwin] (inset)
Universe
Marvel : mainstream
Reprints

Third Time's the Charm (Table of Contents: 1)

X-Men / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas (credited); Dann Thomas (credited)
Pencils
Rich Buckler (credited) (breakdowns)
Inks
Joe Rubinstein (uncredited) (pages 4, 8 panel 1); Jim Sanders III (credited as Jim Sanders)
Colors
Nel Yomtov (credited)
Letters
Jim Novak (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men: Colossus [Piotr Rasputin]; Havok [Alex Summers]; Psylocke [Betsy Braddock]; Rogue [Anna Marie]; Storm [Ororo Munroe]; Wolverine [Logan]
Abomination [Emil Blonsky] (villain); Angel [Warren Worthington III] (cameo flashback); Clint Barton (cameo flashback); Beast [Hank McCoy] (cameo flashback); Captain America [Steve Rogers] (cameo flashback); Cynthia Chalmers (first appearance); Cyclops [Scott Summers] (cameo flashback); Iceman [Bobby Drake] (cameo flashback); Iron Man [Tony Stark] (cameo flashback); Marvel Girl [Jean Grey] (cameo flashback); Master Mold (cameo flashback); Polaris [Lorna Dane] (cameo flashback); Doc Samson [Leonard Samson]; Scarlet Witch [Wanda Maximoff] (cameo flashback); Thor [Thor Odinson] (cameo flashback); Larry Trask (cameo flashback); Vision (cameo flashback); Sentinels (villains)
Universe
Marvel : mainstream
Synopsis
The X-Men investigate a group of Sentinels capturing gamma-irradiated super folk.

Indexer Notes

Story takes place during the time the X-Men were presumed dead and living in the Australian outback.

Natives in a Strange Land (Table of Contents: 2)

Power Pack / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Higgins (credited)
Pencils
Steve Buccellato (credited)
Inks
Don Hudson (credited)
Colors
Steve Buccellato (credited)
Letters
Clem Robins (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Once it was known as the Lost Lagoon.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Power Pack: Counterweight [Katie Power]; Destroyer [Jack Power]; Lightspeed [Julie Power]; Mass Master [Alex Power]; Tattle-Tale [Franklin Richards]
Monster from the Lost Lagoon; Monster's Mate
Universe
Marvel : mainstream
Synopsis
Power Pack helps a pair of alien monsters save their new hatchlings from some probing scientists.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This story is dedicated to the crew over at Power Lines! Live long and prosper!

Mercy St. (Table of Contents: 3)

Cloak and Dagger / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Herman (credited) (plot); Barry Dutter (credited)
Pencils
Jim Reddington (credited)
Inks
Tim Dzon (credited as Tom Dzon)
Colors
Ken Feduniewicz (credited)
Letters
Rick Parker (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Cloak [Tyrone Johnson]; Dagger [Tandy Bowen]; Mary Gregory (death); Harvey Swank (villain)
Universe
Marvel : mainstream
Synopsis
Dagger investigates the death of a childhood friend turned porn star.

Fruits of the Wound (Table of Contents: 4)

Sabra / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Scott Lobdell (credited as Lobdell)
Pencils
Paul Abrams (credited as Abrams)
Inks
Steve Buccellato (credited as Buccellato)
Colors
Phil Felix (credited as Felix)
Letters
Steve Karp (credited as Karp)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Sabra [Ruth Bat-Seraph]; Windstorm (villain)
Universe
Marvel : mainstream
Synopsis
Sabra takes back the power she bestowed on the villainous Windstorm and gives it to a little deaf boy to save his life.

The Bouncer (Table of Contents: 5)

Speedball / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Ditko (credited) (plot); Jo Duffy (credited, signed) (script)
Pencils
Steve Ditko (credited)
Inks
Dan Adkins (credited)
Colors
John Cebollero (credited)
Letters
Rick Parker (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Speedball [Robbie Baldwin]; Big Bouncer (villain)
Universe
Marvel : mainstream
Synopsis
Speedball takes down a fashion conscious villain.
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Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. (Table of Contents: 6)

Nick Fury / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Butch Guice (signed as JG)
Inks
Butch Guice (signed as JG)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero; spy
Characters
Countess Valentina Allegra de Fontaine; Nick Fury
Universe
Marvel : mainstream
Reprints

The Mighty Thor (Table of Contents: 7)

Thor / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Keith Pollard ?
Inks
?
Colors
?

Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Loki; Thor [Thor Odinson]
Universe
Marvel : mainstream

Indexer Notes

Possible Pollard art per Nick Caputo, June 2012. Previous indexer credited Steve Ditko.

Fantastic Four (Table of Contents: 8)

The Thing / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Al Milgrom
Inks
Al Milgrom
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Thing [Ben Grimm]
Universe
Marvel : mainstream
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    X-Men
  2. 1. Third Time's the Charm
    X-Men
  3. 2. Natives in a Strange Land
    Power Pack
  4. 3. Mercy St.
    Cloak and Dagger
  5. 4. Fruits of the Wound
    Sabra
  6. 5. The Bouncer
    Speedball
  7. 6. Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D.
    Nick Fury
  8. 7. The Mighty Thor
    Thor
  9. 8. Fantastic Four
    The Thing
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Boris Ammerlaan
  • Henry Andrews
  • Nick Caputo
  • Peter Croome
  • Katy Hayhurst
  • Jerry Hillegas (R.I.P.)
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Darrel McCann
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Terry Staats