Alpha Flight: In the Beginning #-1 [Direct Edition]
(July 1997)

Marvel, 1997 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Volume
1
Price
1.95 USD; 2.75 CAD
Pages
36
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [under character box]
Barcode
759606038763 99911
Editing
Jaye Gardner (editor); Bob Harras (editor-in-chief)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age U. S.
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
one-shot

Issue Notes

Part of Marvel's "Flashback" month, this is Alpha Flight #-1 which came out the month before the launch of a second Alpha Flight series.
This issue has variants:

Flashback (Table of Contents)

Alpha Flight / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Tony S. Daniel (signed)
Inks
Marlo Alquiza (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Todd Klein (logo design); ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Heather Hudson; Stan Lee; Logan; Puck [Eugene Judd]; Weapon Alpha [James MacDonald Hudson]; Weapon X; Chinook

Indexer Notes

Logo design credit from Todd Klein via http://kleinletters.com/.

Vows (Table of Contents: 1)

Alpha Flight / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Steven T. Seagle
Pencils
Anthony Winn
Inks
Marlo Alquiza; Matthew Ryan; Kevin Conrad
Colors
Tom Smith
Letters
Richard Starkings; Comicraft; Albert Deschesne

Genre
superhero
Characters
Gary Cody; Heather Hudson; Eugene Judd; Stan Lee; Logan; Weapon Alpha [James MacDonald Hudson]; Weapon X; Chinook (villain, death)
Synopsis
Heather and Mac's wedding day is almost preempted by a former Canadian hero being transformed by deadly cosmic rays.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Flashback issue leads into Alpha Flight Vol. 2 #1 beginning next month.

Editing
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. Flashback
    Alpha Flight
  2. 1. Vows
    Alpha Flight
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Katie
  • Henry Andrews
  • Katy Hayhurst
  • Hunter Johnson
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Darrel McCann
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Jim Van Dore