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
Publisher's Brand
Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner]
Barcode
0714860246005
Editing
Archie Goodwin (credited as A. Goodwin) (editor); James Galton (credited as James E. Galton) (president); Stan Lee (publisher)

Issue Notes

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
Danny Crespi

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

Survival Quest! (Table of Contents: 1)

Captain Marvel / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel [Mar-Vell]; Tony Stark [Iron Man]; Yellowjacket [Hank Pym]; Deathgrip (death); Jacqueline Carr; 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

Indexer Notes

coffee; Colorado Rockies; Denver; Florida Everglades; golf; Long Island; space observatory

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

Hostess Twinkies; Thor / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

The Original Cosmic Comments (Table of Contents: 3)

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).

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
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
    Hostess Twinkies; Thor
  4. 3. The Original Cosmic Comments
    Cosmic Comments
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Katie
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Nick Caputo
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Mark Q
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Jim Stangas
  • Richard Thomson
  • Steven Tice
  • Gregg Whitmore