Alpha Flight #50 [Direct]
(September 1987)

Marvel, 1983 Series
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Volume
1
Price
1.25 USD; 1.75 CAD; 0.40 GBP
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics
Brand
Marvel [standalone or inside vertical box]
Editing
Joanne Spaldo (assistant editor); Carl Potts (editor); Jim Shooter (editor-in-chief)

Issue Notes

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Alpha Flight / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
June Brigman (signed)
Inks
Walter Simonson (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Alpha Flight: Aurora [Jeanne-Marie Beaubier]; Northstar [Jean-Paul Beaubier]; Vindicator [Heather Hudson]
Loki
Universe
Marvel : mainstream
Reprints

This Mortal Coil! (Table of Contents: 1)

Alpha Flight / comic story / 40 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Mantlo
Pencils
June Brigman
Inks
Whilce Portacio
Colors
Bob Sharen
Letters
Janice Chiang

Genre
superhero
Characters
Alpha Flight: Aurora [Jeanne-Marie Beaubier] (origin, leaves the team); Box [Madison Jeffries]; Manikin [Whitman Knapp]; Northstar [Jean-Paul Beaubier] (origin, leaves the team); Puck [Eugene Judd] (leaves the team); Purple Girl [Kara Killgrave]; Sasquatch [Walter Langkowski] (Wanda Langkowski); Vindicator [Heather Hudson]
Anodyne [Madelyne Pryor] (cameo flashback); Black Raazer (villain); Loki (villain); Omega [Lionel Jeffries] (cameo flashback); Shaman [Michael Twoyoungmen] (cameo flashback); Snowbird [Narya] (cameo flashback); They Who Sit Above in Shadows; Dark Elves (villains); Svarts (villain)
Universe
Marvel : mainstream
Synopsis
Alpha Flight takes Northstar to a place of old magic to see if they can find a cure for his ailing condition. Little do they know that Loki is lurking around to turn things to his own advantage. The team searches underground for the Fire Fountain but instead end up battling for their lives. Puck is lost as the demon Raazer manifests. Aurora and Northstar discover that they are really elves and leave to be with their people. Loki is called to account for his machinations and is forced to face Raazer. Alpha Flight returns home with three of their members lost.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Follow up story to the X-Men/Alpha Flight limited series.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Alpha Flight
  2. 1. This Mortal Coil!
    Alpha Flight
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