Dazzler #1
(March 1981)

Marvel, 1981 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.50 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner]
Editing
Louise Simonson [as Louise Jones]; Jim Shooter (Editor-in-Chief)

Issue Notes

Direct sales only and with no corner box.

Fred Snyder reports that there are two versions: 1) the common direct sales regular issue (no apparent errors), and 2) a direct sales-only copy with no color printed on pages 24 (Marvel X-Mas subscription ad) and 25 (in-house ad for Dazzler comics).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Dazzler / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bob Larkin (painting, signed)
Inks
Bob Larkin (painting, signed)
Colors
Bob Larkin (painting, signed)
Letters
Tom Orzechowski (logo)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Dazzler [Alison Blaire]; the Enchantress [Amora]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Nightcrawler [Kurt Wagner]; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Signature dated 1979.

So Bright This Star (Table of Contents: 1)

Dazzler / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Tom DeFalco
Pencils
John Romita Jr.; John Buscema (uncredited for the Dazzler character on page 1); John Romita (alteration on her face)
Inks
Alfredo Alcala; Bob McLeod (uncredited for the Dazzler character on page 1 over John Buscema pencils)
Colors
Gynis Oliver [as Glynis Wein]
Letters
Joe Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Avengers [Beast; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Hawkeye; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Wasp]; Dazzler [Alison Blaire]; Judge Carter Blaire (her father, flashback); Bella Blaire (her grandmother, flashback); Enchantress [Amora]; Mr. Wildfire; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; X-Men [Colossus; Kitty Pryde; Nightcrawler; Storm; Wolverine]
Synopsis
Dazzler decides to make a go of becoming a professional singer. She auditions at a local disco but her competition turns out to be none other than the Enchantress. When the club owner picks Ali over Amora, the Enchantress gets really, really mad.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits read "Conceived by Alice Donenfeld, John Romita Jr. and Jim Shooter with some help from Stan Lee, Al Milgrom, Roger Stern and Tom DeFalco".

(John Buscema was called for help to draw the Dazzler character of the splash page of this issue. He came to John Romita studio to redrew her because they wanted her to look like Bo Derek supposed to star in an upcoming movie. His drawing was inked by Bob McLeod and a copy was pasted above another one of the John Romita Jr already drawn page. This was confirmed by Bob McLeod and you can see all of this in Comic Feature# 7. The Original by John Buscema and Bob McLeod always exists in some original art collector gallery).

Daredevil Vs. Johnny Punk! (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Dazzler
  2. 1. So Bright This Star
    Dazzler
  3. 2. Daredevil Vs. Johnny Punk!
    Daredevil; Hostess Fruit Pies
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