Alpha Flight #17 [Canadian]
(December 1984)

Marvel, 1983 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.75 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel [standalone or inside vertical box]
Barcode
0714860296712
Editing
Linda Grant (Assistant Editor); Denny O'Neil (Editor); Jim Shooter (Editor-in-Chief)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was ongoing

Issue Notes

This issue is a variant of Alpha Flight (Marvel, 1983 series) #17 [Direct]. There exist further variants.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Alpha Flight / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Byrne (signed)
Inks
John Byrne (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The X-Men and Alpha Flight -- How They Met and What Happened Later
Genre
superhero
Characters
Vindicator [James MacDonald Hudson]; X-Men [Wolverine; Storm; Banshee; Colossus]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover art is an homage to the cover of X-Men (Marvel, 1963 series) #109 (February 1978)

Dreams Die Hard... (Table of Contents: 1)

Alpha Flight / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
John Byrne; Chris Claremont (reprint pages)
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
John Byrne; Terry Austin (reprint pages)
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Joe Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Alpha Flight [Weapon Alpha (flashback) [James MacDonald Hudson, also as Vindicator and Guardian]; Aurora; Sasquatch; Heather McNeil Hudson (joins)]; Moira MacTaggert; X-Men [Wolverine; Storm; Colossus; Banshee (all but Wolverine in flashback only)]; Gary Cody; Major Chasen; Minister; Krakoa (Cameo flashback); Magneto (Cameo flashback); Sentinels (Cameo flashback)
Synopsis
After reflecting with Wolvie on Mac's origins and his first encounter with the X-Men, Heather decides to lead Alpha Flight. Aurora alters her powers and changes her look.
Reprints

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

Alpha Waves / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from readers Reed Cockrell, Amy Sacks, Robert B. Clark, Kevin Frazer, Angelia Pitman and Evelyn Arroyo.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["The X-Men and Alpha Flight -- How They Met and What Happened Later"]
    Alpha Flight
  2. 1. Dreams Die Hard...
    Alpha Flight
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Alpha Waves
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Derek Reinhard
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Kelly Langston-Smith