Micronauts #5 [Canadian]
(February 1985)

Marvel, 1984 Series
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Volume
2
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
0714860246302
Editing
Ralph Macchio (editor); Bob Harras (assistant editor); Jim Shooter (editor-in-chief)

Issue Notes

This issue is a variant of Micronauts (Marvel, 1984 series) #5 [Direct]. There exist further variants:

Behold -- the Spiral Path! (Table of Contents)

Micronauts / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Keith Pollard (signed)
Inks
Keith Pollard (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Bug; Prince Acroyear; Marionette; Huntarr; Commander Arcturus Rann [Space Glider] [All as the Micronauts]

Death, Sleep And The Traveler ! (Table of Contents: 1)

Micronauts / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Peter B. Gillis
Pencils
Kelley Jones
Inks
Pat Redding
Colors
Bob Sharen
Letters
Janice Chiang

Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Commander Arcturus Rann [Space Glider]; Prince Acroyear; Huntarr; Marionette (Also as a child in flashback); Bug [All as the Micronauts]; Solitaire (introduction) (Unnamed in this story, receives name in following issue); Biotron (death); Microtron (Appears dead, death in previous issue); (various) Shape-changers [The Children Of The Dreaming Star]; Prince Argon (flashback); King Dallan Rann (flashback, dreams); Queen Sepsis Rann (flashback, dreams); Marionette's parents (flashback)
Synopsis
The Children Of The Dreaming Star take the Micronauts to Central City and show them the Spiral Path, a galaxy made by the Makers. Also Rann mental taps into the history of homeworld and some of Marionette's past and Bug leaves the team and meets Solitaire, a shape changer wanting to travel with him.

Indexer Notes

This is the first appearance of Solitaire but she does not receive a name until issue #6.

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

Bullpen Bulletins / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Small Talk / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Ralph Macchio
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; science fiction; superhero
Synopsis
Letters in reference to issue #1.

Indexer Notes

Letter replies by Ralph Macchio. Letters from Sam Dilorio, Brian Gordon, Lorrie Ziver, David Wigington, Elliot Visconi, Eric Bosshart, and Kevin McLain.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Behold -- the Spiral Path!
    Micronauts
  2. 1. Death, Sleep And The Traveler !
    Micronauts
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Small Talk
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