(1994)

Marvel, 1994 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
2.95 USD; 4.00 CAD
Pages
68
On-sale Date
1994-11-15
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics
Brand
Marvel Comics
Barcode
759606019045 00111
Editing
Sarra Mossoff (editor); Tom DeFalco (editor in chief)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
one-shot

Issue Notes

This is the second Marvel Holiday Special with a 1994 cover date.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Marvel Universe / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
George Pérez (signed)
Inks
George Pérez (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Beast [Hank McCoy]; Iceman [Bobby Drake]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Wolverine [Logan]; Silver Surfer [Norrin Radd]; Thing [Ben Grimm]
Reprints

[Title, Table of Contents, Indicia] (Table of Contents: 1)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Title, table of contents, and indicia.

Catastrophe on 34th Street (Table of Contents: 2)

Iceman; Beast / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Kurt Busiek
Pencils
James Fry
Inks
Neil Vokes
Colors
Steve Mattsson [as Steve Mattson]
Letters
Richard Starkings; Comicraft [as ComiCraft]

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ho ho Anna hey hey hey!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Iceman [Bobby Drake]; Beast [Hank McCoy]; Storm [Ororo Munroe]; Trish Tilby; Metoxo (villain) (first appearance); Zelda Kurtzberg (flashback); Vera Cantor (flashback); Kratar (first appearance) (Metoxo's wife); Volkon (first appearance) (Metoxo's son); Maggam (first appearance) (Metoxo's son); Bernard (flashback); Lava Men
Synopsis
Iceman and Beast have to take on an old foe who is kidnapping Santa Clauses.
Keywords
34th Street; Danger Room; Xavier's School for Gifted Youngsters

A Midnight Clear (Table of Contents: 3)

Captain America / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
John Ostrander
Pencils
Tom Mandrake
Inks
Tom Mandrake
Colors
Joe Andreani
Letters
Brad K. Joyce [as Brad Joyce]

First Line of Dialogue or Text
He's been tracking them since late afternoon and now it's almost midnight, December 24th-- Christmas Eve.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Rafe; Steve's grandfather; Rackham; Doug Hazelton; Janis
Synopsis
Cap takes on a white slavery ring on Christmas Eve.
Keywords
Albany; Christmas

Losin' the Blues (Table of Contents: 4)

Thing / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Gregory Wright [as Greg Wright]
Pencils
Mike Manley
Inks
Mike Manley
Colors
Gregory Wright [as Greg Wright]
Letters
Brad K. Joyce [as Brad Joyce]

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Christmas tree annually adorning Rockefeller Center towers over one hundred feet above the crowd.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Thing [Ben Grimm]; Amy
Synopsis
Thing gets into the holiday spirit by helping folks out and beating on bad guys.
Keywords
Rockefeller Center

The Eternal Game (Table of Contents: 5)

Silver Surfer / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
J. M. DeMatteis (plot); Mindy Newell
Pencils
Rick Leonardi
Inks
Al Williamson
Colors
Joe Andreani
Letters
Dave Sharpe

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In a universe of infinite diversity, inexhaustible wonder and immeasurable complexity...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Silver Surfer [Norrin Radd]; Shakti; Eternity; The Others (villains)
Synopsis
Surfer saves a cosmic-powered girl and ends up spending quality time with Eternity.
Reprints

Star of the Show! (Table of Contents: 6)

Spider-Man / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Karl Bollers
Pencils
Gray Morrow
Inks
Gray Morrow
Colors
Karl Bollers
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Christmas eve tree-lightining ceremony...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Santa Claus
Synopsis
Spidey lends a hand in helping to light the star on the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree.

Indexer Notes

Rockefeller Center

The Night Before X-Mas (Table of Contents: 7)

X-Men / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Karl Bollers
Pencils
Sal Buscema
Inks
Sal Buscema
Colors
Karl Bollers
Letters
Ken Bruzenak

First Line of Dialogue or Text
'Twas the night before X-Mas--
Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Professor X [Charles Xavier]; Cyclops [Scott Summers]; Jean Grey; Storm [Ororo Munroe]; Wolverine [Logan]; Archangel [Warren Worthington III]; Bishop; Gambit; Psylocke [Elizabeth Braddock]; Beast; Rogue; Iceman]; Lilandra; Starjammers [Corsair; Hepzibah; Raza; Ch'od]
Synopsis
Lilandra and the Starjammers stop by to wish the X-Men a merry X-Mas.
Keywords
Cerebro; Hoverchair; Xavier's School for Gifted Youngsters

Indexer Notes

Story is a rhyming parody of "The Night Before Christmas."

Editing
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Marvel Universe
  2. 1. [Title, Table of Contents, Indicia]
  3. 2. Catastrophe on 34th Street
    Iceman; Beast
  4. 3. A Midnight Clear
    Captain America
  5. 4. Losin' the Blues
    Thing
  6. 5. The Eternal Game
    Silver Surfer
  7. 6. Star of the Show!
    Spider-Man
  8. 7. The Night Before X-Mas
    X-Men
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