Strange Tales #9 [Direct]
(December 1987)

Marvel, 1987 Series
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Volume
2
Price
0.75 USD; 0.95 CAD; 0.40 GBP
Pages
36
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
Carl Potts (editor); Marc McLaurin (assistant editor); Tom DeFalco (editor-in-chief)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was ongoing

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Doctor Strange / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Carl Potts (painting, signed)
Inks
Carl Potts (painting, signed)
Colors
Carl Potts (painting, signed)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Doctor Strange

The Luminous Lady (Table of Contents: 1)

Cloak and Dagger / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Terry Austin
Pencils
Bret Blevins (breakdowns) [as Brett Blevins]
Inks
Bob Wiacek (finishes)
Colors
Glynis Oliver
Letters
Ken Bruzenak

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Sun sets almost reluctantly over the island of Manhattan,
Genre
superhero
Characters
Cloak; Dagger; Dazzler; Night and Day (first appearance); Mr. Jip (first appearance)
Synopsis
Intro Mr. Jip, who will become a major villain.

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

Strange Mails / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Bob Bonner, John Cavano, Rich Rice, Ricky Freedman and Aaron Atwood.

African Genesis! (Table of Contents: 3)

Doctor Strange / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Peter Gillis
Pencils
Terry Shoemaker
Inks
Randy Emberlin
Colors
Bob Sharen
Letters
Bill Oakley

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The village is dying, perhaps dead.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Doctor Strange; Kaluu
Reprints

Indexer Notes

with Kaluu, as this sequence spans several issues.

Pro File on: Ralph Macchio (Table of Contents: 4)

Bullpen Bulletins / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Ralph Maccchio
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Doctor Strange
  2. 1. The Luminous Lady
    Cloak and Dagger
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Strange Mails
  4. 3. African Genesis!
    Doctor Strange
  5. 4. Pro File on: Ralph Macchio
    Bullpen Bulletins
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