ROM #13 [Direct]
(December 1980)

Marvel, 1979 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.50 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1980-09-16
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner]
Editing
Jo Duffy (editor); Jim Shooter (editor-in-chief)

Issue Notes

Saga of the Spaceknights! (Table of Contents)

The Spaceknights / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Al Milgrom
Inks
Steve Leialoha
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino ?

Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Rom
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Indexer Notes

Cover credits confirmed 2005 by Al Milgrom.

Peril, Thy Name is Plunderer! (Table of Contents: 1)

ROM / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Mantlo
Pencils
Sal Buscema
Inks
Sal Buscema
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Annette Kawecki

Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Rom; GUEST: Ace O'Connor; VILLAIN: The Plunderer; CAMEO FLASHBACK: Brandy Clark; Steve Jackson; Ray-Na; Jack of Hearts; Dire Wraith [Dr. Rachel Sweet]
Synopsis
Rom washes up on the shores of North Carolina with no memory of who he is or how he came to be there. He is befriended by a young girl who takes him to a cave for shelter. Rom battles the Plunderer who has been pirating wooden boats in the area in his latest bid for securing vibranium. During the encounter, Rom is blasted by the Plunderer's vibra-ray and his memory is restored.
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Keywords
boats; North Carolina; vibra-ray; vibranium

Beginning...The Saga of the Spaceknights! (Table of Contents: 2)

Saga of the Spaceknights / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Mantlo
Pencils
Sal Buscema
Inks
Sal Buscema
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Annette Kawecki

Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Spaceknights (Only Rom is named); Prime Director; Ray-Na
Synopsis
After the Wraith war has ended and Galador is saved, Rom prepares to regain his humanity and resume his former life with Ray-Na. Instead, the Prime Director informs him that the Spaceknights are still needed to follow and banish the Wraiths who escaped. Torn between his desire for peace and his devotion to duty, Rom finally decides to remain a Spaceknight and battle Wraiths throughout the universe.
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Iron Man vs. the Bank Robbers! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Hostess Fruit Pies; Iron Man / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Saga of the Spaceknights!
    The Spaceknights
  2. 1. Peril, Thy Name is Plunderer!
    ROM
  3. 2. Beginning...The Saga of the Spaceknights!
    Saga of the Spaceknights
  4. 3. Iron Man vs. the Bank Robbers!
    Hostess Fruit Pies; Iron Man
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