(January 1986)

Marvel UK, 1985 Series
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Price
0.60 GBP; 1.75 USD; 2.25 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Ltd.
Brand
Marvel
Editing
Ian Rimmer (editor)

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

It's Easy to Wear a Costume... It's Hard to Be a Hero! (Table of Contents)

Captain Britain / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Alan Davis (signed as Alan Davis)
Inks
Alan Davis (signed as Alan Davis)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Britain [Betsy Braddock]
Universe
Marvel : mainstream
Reprints

It's Hard to Be a Hero... (Table of Contents: 1)

Captain Britain / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Alan Davis (credited)
Pencils
Alan Davis (credited)
Inks
Alan Davis (credited); Noel Davis (art asst.)
Letters
Annie Parkhouse (credited as Annie Halfacree)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Don't go, Brian, not like this...
Genre
superhero
Characters
R.C.X. [Resources Control Executive]: Agent Gabriel (also in flashback); Agent Michael (also in flashback)
Captain Britain [Brian Braddock] (also in flashback); Captain Britain [Betsy Braddock] (gives up heroic identity, also in flashback); Captain U.K. [Linda McQuillan] (Crooked World - Earth-238) (flashback); Jeeves (also in flashback); Kaptain Briton (Earth-794) (flashback cameo, death); Meggan (also in flashback); Slaymaster (villain, also in flashback, death); Vixen (also in flashback); Vincent
Universe
Marvel : mainstream
Synopsis
Betsy is blinded by Slaymaster and gives up the Captain Britain identity.
Reprints

Dawn of the Hellravens (Table of Contents: 2)

Black Knight / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Parkhouse
Pencils
John Stokes
Inks
John Stokes
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Black Knight [Dane Whitman]; Mordred; The Stranger [Brian Braddock] (identity not revealed); Valinor
Universe
Marvel : mainstream
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Title from last issue blurb.

[A Dream of Night-Raven] (Table of Contents: 3)

Night Raven / Night-Raven / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Parkhouse
Pencils
David Lloyd
Inks
David Lloyd
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Captain Granbretan (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Grant Morrison (credited)
Pencils
John Stokes (credited) (illustrations)
Inks
John Stokes (credited) (illustrations)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Flying was the best bit.
Characters
Captain Granbretan [Paul Peltier] (death of Paul Peltier)
Reprints

Playgrounds and Parasites! Part 3 (Table of Contents: 5)

The Cherubim / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Collins (credited) (co-plot, script); Mark Farmer (co-plot)
Pencils
Mike Collins (credited)
Inks
Mark Farmer (credited)
Letters
Richard Starkings (credited as Starkings)

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Cherubim: AC-DC; Fern; Giggles; Lump; Quill
Parasites: Peeping Tom; Spasm (also in flashback)
Parasites [Uncle Lex [James Lexington Christian] (first appearance, also in flashback); Snap (first appearance, also in flashback, death); Nettles (first appearance); Ramora (first appearance); Hal (first appearance)
Universe
Marvel : mainstream
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. It's Easy to Wear a Costume... It's Hard to Be a Hero!
    Captain Britain
  2. 1. It's Hard to Be a Hero...
    Captain Britain
  3. 2. Dawn of the Hellravens
    Black Knight
  4. 3. [A Dream of Night-Raven]
    Night Raven / Night-Raven
  5. 4. Captain Granbretan
  6. 5. Playgrounds and Parasites! Part 3
    The Cherubim
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Peter Croome
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Adam Knights
  • Darrel McCann
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Jim Van Dore