(January 1979)

Marvel, 1979 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
0714860271401
Editing
Al Milgrom; Mary Jo Duffy (assistant editor)
Color
Four Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Newsprint #1-53; Mando #54-59
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

© 1978 Marvel Comics Group.

Although bi-monthly is indicated in indicia, next issue blurb on last page says "on sale in just 30 days."


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Micronauts / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dave Cockrum (signed)
Inks
Al Milgrom (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Baron Karza; Acroyear; Commander Arcturus Rann; Marionette [Princess Mari]; Bug
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Homeworld! (Table of Contents: 1)

Micronauts / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Mantlo
Pencils
Michael Golden (breakdowns); Joe Rubinstein (finished art)
Inks
Joe Rubinstein [as Josef Rubinstein] (Embellisher)
Colors
Glynis Wein
Letters
Tom Orzechowski

Job Number
LG74
Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Micronauts (intro)[Commander Arcturus Rann [Space Glider]; Marionette [Princess Mari]; Biotron; Microtron; Acroyear; Bug]; Baron Karza (Villain); Prince Argon; Acroyear Warriors; Dog Soldiers; Oberon (Prince Argon's Horse); Time Traveler; Prince Shaitan (Acroyear Warrior); Shadow Priest; Endeavor (Rann's spaceship)
Synopsis
Commander Rann returns from his 1000 year space voyage to find that the Warp Drive has been invented, which has allowed Baron Karza to take over the Microverse while he slept in suspended animation. Rann is captured and sent to the Pleasure Pits where his escape is orchestrated by the others, including those who would become members of the Micronauts.
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Indexer Notes

Splash page also gives "Chapter 1" but it is not clear if the overall title is "Homeworld!" or if that is the chapter title. Chapter 1 is 5 pp., Chapter 2 ("Homecoming!") is 4 pp., Chapter 3 ("Escape!") is 8 pp.

Meet: The Micronauts (Table of Contents: 2)

Micronauts / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bill Mantlo
Pencils
Michael Golden
Inks
Michael Golden
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Commander Arcturus Rann; Marionette [Princess Mari]; Baron Karza; Bug; Acroyear; Prince Shaitan; Biotron; Microtron; Shadow Priests; Tiem Traveler
Synopsis
Profiles of the various characters in the Micronauts series.
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Indexer Notes

Profiles of the Micronauts characters. This sequence added 2005 by Steven Tice.

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

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

Captain Marvel Meets the Dreadnought (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Captain Marvel; Hostess Fruit Pies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Micronauts
  2. 1. Homeworld!
    Micronauts
  3. 2. Meet: The Micronauts
    Micronauts
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  5. 4. Captain Marvel Meets the Dreadnought
    Captain Marvel; Hostess Fruit Pies
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