Iron Man #256 [Newsstand]
(May 1990)

Marvel, 1968 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
1.00 USD; 1.25 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Brand:
Marvel Comics
Barcode:
071486024545 05
Editing:
Howard Mackie (editor); Len Kaminski (assistant editor); Tom DeFalco (editor-in-chief)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched; squarebound (#43)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue is a variant of Iron Man (Marvel, 1968 series) #256 [Direct].


In Space No One Can Hear You Die! (Table of Contents)

Iron Man / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
John Romita, Jr. (signed)
Inks:
Bob Layton (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Iron Man [Tony Stark]
Reprints:

Soliloquy In Silence (Table of Contents: 1)

Iron Man / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Layton
Pencils:
John Romita Jr.
Inks:
Harry Candelario
Colors:
Paul Becton
Letters:
Janice Chiang

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
A few years ago.
Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Iron Man [Tony Stark]; James Rhodes; Bambi Arbogast
Synopsis:
Iron Man is visiting his orbiting space station to decontaminate it from a deadly AIM virus when a bomb explodes and traps him beneath a ton of rubble. Iron Man tries to free himself before his air runs out and the station self destructs, burning him alive upon re-entry into Earth's atmosphere.
Reprints:

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

Bullpen Bulletins / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (signed); ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

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

Printed Circuits / letters page / 0.7 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Romita Jr.
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Iron Man [Tony Stark]

Indexer Notes

Letters from Bradfoed R. Poston, Richard Stiles, Paul Coate and Thomas Wheeler.

Statement of Ownership (Table of Contents: 4)

statement of ownership / 0.3 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Total Number Copies Printed (net press run): Average number of copies each issue during preceding 12 months: 317,115. Single issue nearest to filing date: 313,325.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. In Space No One Can Hear You Die!
    Iron Man
  2. 1. Soliloquy In Silence
    Iron Man
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Printed Circuits
  5. 4. Statement of Ownership
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