(2012)

Marvel, 2012 Series
 
Volume
1
Price
24.99 USD
Pages
?
On-sale Date
2012
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
?
Brand
Marvel [white on red]
ISBN
978-0-7851-6359-6 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
?
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
cardstock cover; glossy interiors
Binding
softcover
Publishing Format
collected edition

Issue Notes

Incomplete index. Stories may be out of order.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Quasar / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Paul Ryan
Inks
Paul Ryan
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Quasar [Wendell Vaughn]
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The Price of Power! (Table of Contents: 1)

Quasar / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald
Pencils
Paul Ryan (breakdowns); Danny Bulanadi (finishes)
Inks
Danny Bulanadi
Colors
Paul Becton
Letters
Janice Chiang

Genre
superhero
Characters
Marvel Boy [Robert Grayson] (flashback); Fantastic Four [Mister Fantastic; Invisible Woman; Thing; Human Torch] (flashback); SHIELD [Nick Fury; Agent Donahue; Dum Dum Dugan; Gail Runciter]; Tony Stark [Iron Man]; Dr. Gilbert Vaughn; Dr. Stanley Zane [Agent T-20]; Dr. Madeline Reznek; Lisa Vaughn; William Wesley (Death); AIM; Quasar [Wendell Vaughn] (Origin); Deathurge (in look ahead to next issue)
Synopsis
Wendell Vaughn is temporarily assigned to the S.H.I.E.L.D. security detail guarding his father's investigation of the alien Quantum-Bands. A.I.M. attempts to steal them, but Wendell dons the Bands and single-handedly repulses the A.I.M. attack.
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Destiny Amidst The Ruins (Table of Contents: 2)

Quasar / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald
Pencils
Paul Ryan
Inks
Danny Bulanadi
Colors
Paul Becton
Letters
Janice Chiang

Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Quasar [Wendell Vaughn] (origin); Gail Runciter; Agent Donahue; William Wesley; Gilbert Vaughn; Lisa Vaughn; Myron Wilburn; Horace Grabsheid; Eon; Deathurge; Texas Twister; Blue Streak; Vamp; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Hulk; Thing; Thundra; Aquarian; Captain Marvel [Mar-Vell]; Thanos; Marvel Boy
Synopsis
Depressed, Quasar undertakes a dangerous trip to Uranus to discover the origins of the Quantum-Bands. In suspended animation for the 3-year trip, Wendell awakens to confront Deathurge and is chosen by Eon to be Protector of the Universe.
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Angles Not Found in Nature (Table of Contents: 3)

Quasar / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald
Pencils
Paul Ryan (breakdowns)
Inks
Danny Bulanadi (finishes)
Colors
Paul Becton
Letters
Janice Chiang

Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Quasar [Wendell Vaughn]; Eon; Gilbert Vaughn; Mr. Merrick; Kayla Ballantine (Introduction); Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Magma [Jonathan Darque]; Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange] (Cameo); Angler; Deathurge (Flashback); Reed Richards [Mister Fantastic] (Cameo)
Synopsis
Back on Earth with Eon, Quasar sets up his security firm. Angler breaks into Four Freedoms Plaza looking for the Nth Projector. Quasar and the Torch ultimately team-up to defeat Angler and save Kayla Ballantine, his new secretary.
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Quantum Theory Made Easy (Table of Contents: 4)

Quasar / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald
Pencils
Paul Ryan (breakdowns)
Inks
Danny Bulanadi (finishes)
Colors
Paul Becton
Letters
Janice Chiang

Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Quasar [Wendell Vaughn]; Kayla Ballantine; Lisa Vaughn; Gayle Vaughn; Eon; Quantum; Aquarian; Dakkamites
Synopsis
Quasar begins his task of identifying all earthbound aliens. He encounters Aquarian and Quantum, and he and Aquarian learn that Aquarian, like Quantum, is a Dakkamite. Quasar prevents Quantum from killing Aquarian.
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The Absorption Principle (Table of Contents: 5)

Quasar / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald
Pencils
Paul Ryan
Inks
Danny Bulanadi
Colors
Paul Becton
Letters
Janice Chiang

Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Quasar [Wendell Vaughn]; Stingray; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Absorbing Man [Crusher Creel]; Loki; Eon; Michael O'Brien; Kayla Ballantine; Gilbert Vaughn; Shintaro Kuramoto; Ken Tanaka
Synopsis
Re-capturing villains during the Acts of Vengeance, Quasar battles an escaped Absorbing Man who manages to absorb the properties of the Quantum-Bands. Quasar overloads him with energy to keep him from wreaking havoc.
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Indexer Notes

Acts of Vengeance crossover.
For a complete checklist of the Acts of Vengeance issues, please see the cover notes for the story Prologue in Avengers Spotlight #26.

Flies in a Cathedral (Table of Contents: 6)

Quasar / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald
Pencils
Paul Ryan
Inks
Danny Bulanadi
Colors
Paul Becton
Letters
Janice Chiang

Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Quasar [Wendell Vaughn]; Venom [Eddie Brock]; Watcher [Uatu]; Guardsmen; Kayla Ballantine; Peggy Carter; Eon; Klaw; Living Laser; Red Ghost; X-Men [Storm; Sunfire; Banshee; Wolverine] (Cameo); Krakoa (Cameo)
Synopsis
Re-capturing villains during the Acts of Vengeance, Quasar chases Living Laser to the Moon and the home of the Watcher. Laser escapes into an alternate time-line, but Quasar defeats the Red Ghost and returns him to Earth.
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Indexer Notes

Acts of Vengeance crossover.
For a complete checklist of the Acts of Vengeance issues, please see the cover notes for the story Prologue in Avengers Spotlight #26.

Terminus Rising (Table of Contents: 7)

Quasar / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald
Pencils
Mike Manley
Inks
Danny Bulanadi
Colors
Paul Becton
Letters
Janice Chiang

Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Quasar [Wendell Vaughn]; Spider-Man [Peter Parker] (Cosmic); Eon; Gilbert Vaughn; Terminus; Reed Richards; Jorro The Weapons Maker
Synopsis
Quasar discovers that Spider-Man's recently increased powers are extradimensional in nature. Terminus returns to destroy New York, but Spider-Man and Quasar boost him into orbit. Quasar destroys his power lance and leaves him to drift in space.
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Still Life with Metal (Table of Contents: 8)

Quasar / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald
Pencils
Mike Manley
Inks
Danny Bulanadi
Colors
Paul Becton
Letters
Janice Chiang

Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Quasar [Wendell Vaughn]; New Mutants [Cannonball; Sunspot; Warlock]; Spider-Man [Peter Parker] (Flashback); Scarlet Witch (Flashback); Thing (Flashback); Doctor Strange (Flashback); Serpent Crown (Flashback); Project: Pegasus [Helen Carver; Blue Shield; Dr. Myron Wilburn]; Iron Man [Tony Stark] (Flashback); Reed Richards [Mister Fantastic] (Flashback)
Synopsis
Still identifying potential alien threats, Quasar encounters a remnant of the Secret Wars devouring Project: Pegasus. Freeing Blue Shield, Quasar traps the creature in a magma pit.
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Have Brain, Will Travel (Table of Contents: 9)

Quasar / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald
Pencils
Mike Manley
Inks
Danny Bulanadi
Colors
Paul Becton
Letters
Janice Chiang

Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Quasar [Wendell Vaughn]; Gilbert Vaughn; Eon; A.I.M.; Hydra; Secret Empire; Crossbones; Madame Masque; MODAM; Cobra; Alessandro Brannex; Kayla Ballantine; Ken Tanaka; Captain Atlas; Doctor Minerva
Synopsis
In disguise, the Kree agents Minerva and Atlas contract A.I.M to duplicate the Quantum-Bands. A.I.M sends MODAM to capture Quasar, but he is able to capture her and turn her over to the authorities.
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The Initiation of Quasar (Table of Contents: 10)

The Avengers / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald
Pencils
Mark Bagley
Inks
Chris Ivy
Colors
Nelson Yomtov
Letters
Rick Parker

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Quasar [Wendell Vaughn]; Wonder Man; Hawkeye; Tigra; Thor; Hank Pym]; Firelord; Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Woman; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing]; Eon (cameo flashback)
Synopsis
Quasar becomes an Avenger.
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Indexer Notes

Story takes place between The Avengers (Marvel, 1963 series) #303 and #304.

It Came from Within... (Table of Contents: 11)

Quasar / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald
Pencils
Paul Ryan
Inks
Danny Bulanadi
Colors
Paul Becton
Letters
Janice Chiang

Genre
superhero
Characters
Quasar; Man-Thing; Jennifer Kale; Quagmire
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Indexer Notes

Story precedes Quasar (Marvel, 1989 series) #1 (October 1989).

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Quasar
  2. 1. The Price of Power!
    Quasar
  3. 2. Destiny Amidst The Ruins
    Quasar
  4. 3. Angles Not Found in Nature
    Quasar
  5. 4. Quantum Theory Made Easy
    Quasar
  6. 5. The Absorption Principle
    Quasar
  7. 6. Flies in a Cathedral
    Quasar
  8. 7. Terminus Rising
    Quasar
  9. 8. Still Life with Metal
    Quasar
  10. 9. Have Brain, Will Travel
    Quasar
  11. 10. The Initiation of Quasar
    The Avengers
  12. 11. It Came from Within...
    Quasar
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