The Thing #5 [Direct]
(November 1983)

Marvel, 1983 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.60 USD; 0.25 GBP; 0.75 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel [standalone or inside vertical box]
Editing
Ann Nocenti (Editor); Jim Shooter (Editor-in-Chief)
Color
color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Thing / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ron Wilson (signed)
Inks
Al Milgrom (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thing [Ben Grimm]; Wonder Man [Simon Williams]; She-Hulk [Jennifer Walters]; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]
Reprints

With Friends Like These... (Table of Contents: 1)

The Thing / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script
John Byrne
Pencils
Ron Wilson
Inks
Hilary Barta
Colors
Bob Sharen
Letters
Jim Novak

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Thing [Ben Grimm]; Wonder Man [Simon Williams]; She-Hulk [Jennifer Walters]; Edwin Jarvis; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Puppet Master
Synopsis
The Thing battles Wonder Man, She-Hulk, and Spider-Man, who are being controlled by the Puppet Master.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

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

How to Draw The Thing! (Table of Contents: 3)

The Thing / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
John Byrne
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
John Byrne
Colors
?
Letters
John Byrne

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Thing [Ben Grimm]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This sequence added with information from "Mike" via the GCD error list.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

The Ever-Lovin' Blue-Eyed Letters Page! / letters page / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from readers Brian Kinney, Kevin Kjomes, and Kevin Reitz.

The Mighty Thor Unleashed! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Thor / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Thing
  2. 1. With Friends Like These...
    The Thing
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  4. 3. How to Draw The Thing!
    The Thing
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    The Ever-Lovin' Blue-Eyed Letters Page!
  6. 5. The Mighty Thor Unleashed!
    Thor
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  • Tony R. Rose
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