Nova #8
(January 2008)

Marvel, 2007 Series
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Price
2.99 USD; 3.05 CAD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Rated T+
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Publishing, Inc.
Brand
Marvel [white on red]
Barcode
759606060641 00811
Editing
Bill Rosemann; Lauren Sankovitch (Assistant Editor)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Nova / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Adi Granov (painted)
Inks
Adi Granov (painted)
Colors
Adi Granov (painted)

Genre
superhero; science fiction
Characters
Nova [Richard Rider; Worldmind]
Reprints

[Recap] (Table of Contents: 1)

Nova / recap / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Adi Granov (painted)
Inks
Adi Granov (painted)
Colors
Adi Granov (painted)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero; science fiction
Characters
Nova [Richard Rider; Worldmind]

Indexer Notes

Recap of story to date, partial reprint of cover to NOVA #7 and indicia.

Knowhere, Part One (Table of Contents: 2)

Nova / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Abnett; Andy Lanning
Pencils
Wellinton Alves
Inks
Scott Hanna
Colors
Guru eFx
Letters
Virtual Calligraphy [as VC]; Cory Petit

Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Nova [Richard Rider; Worldmind]; Peter Quill [Star-Lord] (flashback); The Luminals [Crater (first appearance); Cynosure (first appearance); Discharge (first appearance); Suspensor (first appearance)]; Cosmo (first appearance); Abyss (Villain)
Synopsis
After Nova's escape from the Phalanx, he ends up beyond the known universe, in a place called Knowhere, where he makes friends with Cosmo, a telepathic dog.
Reprints

Fury's Files (Table of Contents: 3)

X-Men / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Kirby; John Cassaday; David Finch
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Nyx; Beast [Hank McCoy]; X-men [Silver Age]; X-men [Present]
Synopsis
"Discovered in a decommissioned S.H.I.E.L.D. safehouse, a list of little known facts about the X-Men was discovered that Nick Fury personally collected to be used or leveraged when necessary."

Indexer Notes

Small illustrated capsules from the covers to X-Men #1 (1963) and X-Men Messiah Complex #1 (2008) adorn the bottom edge of the page. Additionally there are two small illustrated capsules of Beast and Nyx taken from unknown issues that adorn the right side of the page.

Portfolio Review: New Exiles #1 (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

New Exiles / promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

Look Who's Talking (Table of Contents: 5)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
? [as Marvel]; Matt Fraction
Pencils
? (photo); David Aja
Inks
? (photo); David Aja
Colors
? (photo); Matt Hollingsworth
Letters
typeset

Characters
Iron Fist [Danny Rand]; Matt Fraction (photo)

Indexer Notes

Interview with Matt Fraction about IMMORTAL IRON FIST.

Questions That Need Answers! (Table of Contents: 6)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Wasp; Kitty Pryde; Spider Woman [Jessica Drew]; Luke Cage; Psylocke; Mary Jane Watson; Squirrel Girl; Ms. Marvel; Dead Girl; Galactus; Clea; Mystique; Gambit

Indexer Notes

Fourteen writers and artists answered this question: "If you could date a Marvel character, who would it be and why?" Creators were J. Michael Straczynski, Marc Sumerak, Brian Reed, Brian Michael Bendis, Dan Slott, C.B. Cebulski, Joe Quesada, Frank Cho, Chris Yost, Fred Van Lente, Matt Fraction, Jeff Parker, Craig Kyle and Christian Strain. Additionally, the answers to this question is enhanced by a small illustrated capsule of the Marvel character in question.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Nova
  2. 1. [Recap]
    Nova
  3. 2. Knowhere, Part One
    Nova
  4. 3. Fury's Files
    X-Men
  5. 4. Portfolio Review: New Exiles #1
    New Exiles
  6. 5. Look Who's Talking
  7. 6. Questions That Need Answers!
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