Captain Marvel #56 [Regular Edition]
(May 1978)

Marvel, 1968 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.35 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner]
Barcode:
0714860246005
Editing:
Archie Goodwin [as A. Goodwin]; James E. Galton (president); Stan Lee (publisher)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US; later standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

At Deathgrip's Command! (Table of Contents)

Captain Marvel / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Archie Goodwin ?
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Bob Wiacek
Colors:
?
Letters:
Annette Kawecki ?

Genre:
science fiction; superhero
Characters:
Captain Marvel [Mar-Vell]; Death-Grip
Keywords:
Nega-bands

Survival Quest! (Table of Contents: 1)

Captain Marvel / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script:
Doug Moench [as D. Moench]; Jim Shooter [as J. Shooter] (plot)
Pencils:
Pat Broderick [as P. Broderick]
Inks:
Bob Wiacek [as B. Wiacek]
Colors:
Phil Rachelson [as P. Rachelson]
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino (page one, uncredited); Rick Parker [as R. Parker]

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Marvel [Mar-Vell]; Tony Stark [Iron Man]; Yellowjacket [Hank Pym]; Deathgrip (death); unnamed hostages
Synopsis:
The energy leech Deathgrip takes 30 hostages and threatens to kill them if Captain Marvel doesn't find a cure for the villain's powers in 48 hours.
Reprints:

Thor Meets a Glutton for Gold (Table of Contents: 2)

Thor; Hostess / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sal Buscema
Inks:
Joe Sinnott
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Rosen

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thor; Sif; Gudrun the Golden
Reprints:

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

The Original Cosmic Comments / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from: Mike Stroud (Union, Nebraska), Dave Caffey (Memphis, Tennessee), ? [as A Fan], and Kurt Busiek (Lexington, Massachusetts).

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. At Deathgrip's Command!
    Captain Marvel
  2. 1. Survival Quest!
    Captain Marvel
  3. 2. Thor Meets a Glutton for Gold
    Thor; Hostess
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    The Original Cosmic Comments
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