Power Pack #1 [Direct]
(August 1984)

Marvel, 1984 Series
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Volume
1
Price
1.00 USD; 0.50 GBP; 1.25 CAD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1984-04-10 ?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel [standalone or inside vertical box]
Editing
Carl Potts (credited) (editor); Jim Shooter (credited) (editor-in-chief)

Issue Notes

Double-Sized first issue. On-sale date from Amazing Heroes #45.
This issue has variants:
Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Power Pack / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
June Brigman (signed as Brigman)
Inks
Bob Wiacek (signed as Wiacek)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Power Pack [Gee [Alex Power]; Lightspeed [Julie Power]; Mass Master [Jack Power]; Energizer [Katie Power]]
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Power Play (Table of Contents: 1)

Power Pack / comic story / 36 pages (report information)

Script
Louise Simonson (credited)
Pencils
June Brigman (credited)
Inks
Bob Wiacek (credited)
Colors
Glynis Oliver (credited as Glynis Wein)
Letters
Joe Rosen (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Snark fighters -- and a starcruiser!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Power Pack [Gee [Alex Power]; Lightspeed [Julie Power]; Energizer [Katie Power]; Mass-Master [Jack Power]](introduction and origin); Dr. Jim Power (introduction); Margaret "Maggie" Power (introduction); Whitey [Aelfyre Whitemane] (introduction and death); Smartship Friday (introduction); Snarks (introduction); Zwirk
Synopsis
An alien discovers that an earthling is about to discover a new form of technology that could destroy Earth. En route to Earth, the Kymellian called 'Whitey' is attacked by the evil aliens he calls Snarks. His smartship Friday crashes near the home of the Power family and is found by the four young Power children. To save them from the Snarks, Whitey bestows superpowers upon the children.
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Indexer Notes

Power Pack's parents were patterned after Walt and Louise "Weezie" Simonson.

The Power Behind the Pack (Table of Contents: 2)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Walter Simonson (credited as Walt Simonson) (illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Louise Simonson; June Brigman; Bob Wiacek
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Power Pack
  2. 1. Power Play
    Power Pack
  3. 2. The Power Behind the Pack
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