(July 1988)

Marvel, 1986 Series
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Volume
1
Price
1.25 USD; 1.75 CAD; 0.50 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics
Brand
Marvel; New Universe
Editing
Cindy Kruhm (credited) (designer); Tom DeFalco (credited) (editor in chief)

Sins of the Father! (Table of Contents)

Star Brand / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Byrne (signed as BYRNE)
Inks
John Byrne (signed as BYRNE)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Ken Connell; the Star Child
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

Star Brand / recap / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Recap, credits & indicia

Sins of the Father... (Table of Contents: 2)

Star Brand / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
John Byrne (credited)
Pencils
John Byrne (credited) (breakdowns)
Inks
Tom Palmer (credited) (finishes); Chris Ivy (credited) (finishes); Tom Morgan (credited) (finishes)
Colors
Andy Yanchus (credited); Gregory Wright (credited as Greg Wright)
Letters
Jim Novak (credited)
Editing
Howard Mackie (credited) (editor); David Wohl (credited) (assistant editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The world's salvation has begun!
Genre
superhero
Characters
the Star Child; Ken Connell; Jane Price; Roger Price
Synopsis
The Star Child visits Jane and Roger Price for more answers and kills Roger in an act of self-defense although Roger proved no danger. He confronts his father, Ken Connell, who has become mad with power. The Star Child, knowing Connell is a danger, removes the Star Brand from him, a process that will damage Connell's mind. The Star Child brings Roger Price back to life with a physically perfect body.
Reprints

Family Ties (Table of Contents: 3)

Famileech / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Howard Mackie (credited)
Pencils
Kieron Dwyer (credited)
Inks
Joe Rubinstein (credited)
Colors
Gregory Wright (credited)
Letters
Michael Heisler (credited)
Editing
Mark Gruenwald (credited) (editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
No, Daddy, not again. It's gross!
Genre
superhero
Characters
the Robinsons [Marge; Leonard; Janey; Timmy] (merge into a single creature); Major McInery (introduction); Captain Lancaster (introduction, dies)
Synopsis
The Robinson family are being treated in a military hospital for strange skin rashes that appeared after being rescued from the Pitt by Spitfire. The family ultimately merges into a single creature that wants to kill to ease its constant hunger.

Next Issue (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Star Brand / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

It's More Than Just a Job... ...It's Mandatory! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

The Draft / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Subscribe Now or He'll Blow Up Your City! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

New Universe / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

"Teflon President" Takes on a Whole New Meaning... (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

New Universe / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

On Sale This Month (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

New Universe / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Universe News (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Universe News / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Sins of the Father!
    Star Brand
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Star Brand
  3. 2. Sins of the Father...
    Star Brand
  4. 3. Family Ties
    Famileech
  5. 4. Next Issue
    Star Brand
  6. 5. It's More Than Just a Job... ...It's Mandatory!
    The Draft
  7. 6. Subscribe Now or He'll Blow Up Your City!
    New Universe
  8. 7. "Teflon President" Takes on a Whole New Meaning...
    New Universe
  9. 8. On Sale This Month
    New Universe
  10. 9. Universe News
    Universe News
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