Alpha Flight #15 [Direct]
(October 1984)

Marvel, 1983 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.60 USD; 0.75 CAD; 0.30 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1984-06-26
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel [standalone or inside vertical box]
Editing
Denny O'Neil (editor); Linda Grant (assistant editor); Jim Shooter (editor-in-chief)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Amazing Heroes #50, with newsstand on-sale date of 1984-07-17.
This issue has variants:

Sub-Mariner vs. Marrina... (Table of Contents)

Alpha Flight / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Byrne (signed as John Byrne)
Inks
John Byrne (signed as John Byrne)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Namor the Sub-Mariner; Marrina; Puck
Reprints

Blind Date (Table of Contents: 1)

Alpha Flight / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
John Byrne
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Bob Wiacek
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Rick Parker

First Line of Dialogue or Text
...doorbell...?
Genre
superhero
Characters
Douglas Thompson; Alpha Flight [Shaman [Michael Twoyoungmen]; Snowbird [Narya / Anne McKenzie]; Puck [Eugene Milton Judd]; Marrina [Marrina Smallwood]; Aurora [Jeanne-Marie Beaubier]]; Namor, the Sub-Mariner [Namor McKenzie]; Elizabeth Twoyoungmen; Paul; Sarah; Master of the World [Eshu]
Synopsis
Shaman has a rocky reunion with his daughter. Marrina swims into Lake Ontario to find the monster who attacked Heather. When she returns, she is crazy and violent and tries to kill Puck and Namor. When she brings down the Sub-Mariner, the Master of the World makes his appearance.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Pp. 13/14: the allusion is made, for the first time, to the advanced age of the character of Eugene Judd when he confronts Marrina with a technique borrowed from bullfighting. His origins will be revealed in Alpha Flight #32, March 1986.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Alpha Waves / letters page / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from readers Barry Rumbelough, Thom Braddlee, Todd Blackshaw and Craig Myerson. Bottom third of page is taken up by a Micronauts promotional advertisement.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Sub-Mariner vs. Marrina...
    Alpha Flight
  2. 1. Blind Date
    Alpha Flight
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Alpha Waves
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