Tales of Suspense #88 [Regular Edition]
(April 1967)

Marvel, 1959 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Vista Publications, Inc.
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [under character box]
Editing
Stan Lee
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.


Beyond All Rescue! (Table of Contents: 1)

Iron Man / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Gene Colan
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
superhero
Characters
Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Mole Man [Harvey Elder]; Pepper Potts; Moloids
Synopsis
Iron Man and Pepper try to get out of Mole Man's subterranean world.
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A Batty Barrage of Bombastic Bulletins; Burstin' with Bi-Partisan Banter, Bare-Faced Banality, and Unabashed Bull! (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

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

Statement of Ownership (Table of Contents: 3)

statement of ownership / 0.3 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Total No. Copies Printed (net press run): Average no. copies each issue during preceding 12 months: 405,137.

If Bucky Lives..! (Table of Contents: 4)

Captain America / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Gil Kane
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Red Skull [Johann Schmidt] (face unseen); Power Man [Erik Josten]; Swordsman [Jacques Duquesne]; Bucky Barnes (a robot); Edwin Jarvis
Synopsis
The Red Skull (behind the scenes) sets a trap for Cap by showing him a robot duplicate of Bucky.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Mails of Suspense / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Stan, I've just finished reading Suspense #84...
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Jimmy DiBiaso, Mark Meuer, and Mike McBride, as well as a panel reproduction from a previous issue.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Captain America
  2. 1. Beyond All Rescue!
    Iron Man
  3. 2. A Batty Barrage of Bombastic Bulletins; Burstin' with Bi-Partisan Banter, Bare-Faced Banality, and Unabashed Bull!
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins
  4. 3. Statement of Ownership
  5. 4. If Bucky Lives..!
    Captain America
  6. 5. ["Dear Stan, I've just finished reading Suspense #84..."]
    Mails of Suspense
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Bruno Andreacchi
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Chris Boyko
  • Steve Dasinger
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  • Ramon Schenk
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