(July 1997)

Marvel, 1997 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Volume
1
Price
1.95 USD; 2.75 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1997-05-21
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [under character box]
Barcode
759606044221 00111
Editing
Tom Brevoort
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
one-shot

Issue Notes

Part of Marvel's Flashback month, this is one of the few issues that was a true one-shot and not connected to an ongoing series.

This issue is considered issue #57 in "Venom" Legacy [LGY] numbering.

Flashback (Table of Contents)

Venom / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
James Fry
Inks
Chris Ivy
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Eddie Brock [Venom]; Krobaa

Krobaa, The Abyss That Walked! (Table of Contents: 1)

Venom / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Len Kaminski
Pencils
James Fry
Inks
Chris Ivy
Colors
Tom Smith
Letters
Jim Novak

Genre
superhero
Characters
FEATURE: Eddie Brock; GUESTS: Nigel Donlevy; Cal Carlchok; Barney Bushkin; VILLAIN: Krobaa; CAMEO: Stan Lee; Clark Kent; Lois Lane
Synopsis
Long before he became Venom, intrepid reporter Eddie Brock is forced to face down an alien menace who has symbiotically merged with a mad scientist to spread a seed of darkness over earth.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story is done in the style of an old school monster comic; Stan Lee in his intro refers to himself as the "Script-Keeper" and claims the story is from "The Vault of Unknown Creatures Unleashed."
Cal Carlchok is an homage to Carl Kolchak, the Night Stalker.

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

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

Editing
Related Scans
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Flashback
    Venom
  2. 1. Krobaa, The Abyss That Walked!
    Venom
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins
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