Alpha Flight #39 [Direct]
(October 1986)

Marvel, 1983 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.75 USD; 0.95 CAD; 0.40 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1986-06-10
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Publisher's Brand
Marvel 25th Anniversary
Editing
Carl Potts (credited) (editor); Rosemary McCormick-Lowy (assistant editor); Jim Shooter (credited) (editor-in-chief)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Amazing Heroes #96.
This issue has variants:

[In this issue: The Avengers!] (Table of Contents)

Alpha Flight / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mike Mignola (signed as Mignola)
Inks
P. Craig Russell (signed as PCR [narrow])
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Alpha Flight: Aurora [Jeanne-Marie Beaubier]; Box [Roger Bochs]; Northstar [Jean-Paul Beaubier]; Puck [Eugene Judd]; Shaman [Michael Twoyoungmen]; Snowbird [Narya]; Vindicator [Heather Hudson]
The Avengers: The Black Knight [Dane Whitman]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Captain Marvel [Monica Rambeau]; Hercules; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]
Universe
Marvel : mainstream
Reprints

The Invasion of Atlantis! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Bill Mantlo (credited)
Pencils
David Ross (credited)
Inks
Whilce Portacio (credited as Wilce Portacio)
Colors
Bob Sharen (credited)
Letters
Jim Novak (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Desperately needing a rest after their battle with Pestilence,
Genre
superhero
Characters
Alpha Flight: Aurora [Jeanne-Marie Beaubier]; Box [Roger Bochs]; Madison Jeffries; Marrina; Northstar [Jean-Paul Beaubier]; Puck [Eugene Judd]; Shaman [Michael Twoyoungmen]; Snowbird [Narya]; Talisman [Elizabeth Twoyoungmen]; Vindicator [Heather Hudson]
The Avengers: The Black Knight [Dane Whitman]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Captain Marvel [Monica Rambeau]; Hercules (also in flashback); Namor the Sub-Mariner [Namor] (also in flashback); Wasp [Janet Van Dyne] (also in flashback)
Attuma; Byrrah; Gary Cody; Douglas Thompson; Atlanteans
Universe
Marvel : mainstream
Synopsis
Alpha Flight and the Avengers help Namor attack Attuma and Atlantis to free the captive Marrina.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Concluded in Avengers (Marvel, 1963 series) #272.

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

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Alphans, Issue 33 was good.
Characters
Vindicator [Heather Hudson]

Indexer Notes

Letters from: Andy Kythreotis, The Starwolf, Scott Schueller, and Brian Nelson.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [In this issue: The Avengers!]
    Alpha Flight
  2. 1. The Invasion of Atlantis!
    Alpha Flight
  3. 2. ["Dear Alphans, Issue 33 was good."]
    Alpha Waves
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Alan Barnard
  • Peter Croome
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Darrel McCann
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Jim Van Dore