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)

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
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
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) /

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

[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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