Machine Man #1 [Direct]
(October 1984)

Marvel, 1984 Series
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Volume
2
Price
0.75 USD; 0.50 GBP; 1.00 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1984-06-05
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel [standalone or inside vertical box]
Editing
Larry Hama (editor); Jim Shooter (editor-in-chief)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Amazing Heroes #49, with newsstand on-sale date of 1984-06-26.
This issue has variants:
Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Machine Man / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith
Inks
Barry Windsor-Smith
Colors
Barry Windsor-Smith ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Machine Man
Reprints

He Lives Again (Table of Contents: 1)

Machine Man / comic story / 25 pages (report information)

Script
Tom DeFalco
Pencils
Herb Trimpe (breakdowns); Barry Windsor-Smith (finishes)
Inks
Barry Windsor-Smith
Colors
Barry Windsor-Smith
Letters
Michael Higgins

First Line of Dialogue or Text
September 23, 2020...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Machine Man; Sunset Bain; Jocasta; Brain; Slick; Hassle; Swift; Abel Stack (in flashback); Peter Spaulding (in flashback); Gears Garvin (in flashback); Miles Brickman (in flashback); C-28
Synopsis
Machine Man is reactivated in the year 2020 by a group of young rebels. While he was deactivated, weapons dealer Sunset Bains used his technology to become the world leader in robotics. Robots are now a natural part of modern life. Sunset Bains sends killer robots after Machine Man, who is forced to flee together with his new friends.
Reprints
Keywords
robots
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Machine Man
  2. 1. He Lives Again
    Machine Man
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Steve Coates
  • Peter Croome
  • Juan Gonzalez
  • David Haglund
  • Katy Hayhurst
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Roy Lyons
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Ramon Schenk