Alpha Flight #8 [Direct]
(March 1984)

Marvel, 1983 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.60 USD; 0.75 CAD; 0.25 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel [standalone or inside vertical box]
Editing
Linda Grant (Assistant Editor); Denny O'Neil (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

Betrayal! (Table of Contents)

Alpha Flight / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
John Byrne
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Aurora; Northstar; Deadly Ernest (hand only)
Reprints

Cold Hands Cold Heart (Table of Contents: 1)

Alpha Flight / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
John Byrne
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
John Byrne
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Michael Higgins

Genre
superhero
Characters
Alpha Flight [Aurora; Northstar]; Raymonde Belmonde (flashback); Nemesis [Danielle Belmonde] (Introduction); Deadly Ernest (Origin, Death)
Synopsis
Northstar tracks down Aurora and Deadly Ernest but is beaten to the punch in taking him down by the mysterious Nemesis.
Reprints

Genesis (Table of Contents: 2)

Origins of Alpha Flight / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
John Byrne
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
John Byrne
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Michael Higgins

Genre
superhero
Characters
Snowbird [Narya] (Origin); Shaman (Origin); James MacDonald Hudson; Heather Hudson
Synopsis
Shaman is contacted by James and Heather. They want him and Snowbird to come work for Department H.
Reprints

Alpha Waves (Table of Contents: 3)

Alpha Waves / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from readers Dustan Leary, Sue Crawbuck, Louis Bispo, Dennis K. Catacci, T. M. Maple, Anthony Padilla, Conrad P. Felber and Allen Oliver.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Betrayal!
    Alpha Flight
  2. 1. Cold Hands Cold Heart
    Alpha Flight
  3. 2. Genesis
    Origins of Alpha Flight
  4. 3. Alpha Waves
    Alpha Waves
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