Speedball #1 [Direct]
(September 1988)

Marvel, 1988 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.75 USD; 0.95 CAD; 0.50 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1988-05-31
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics
Brand
Marvel [standalone or inside vertical box]
Editing
Terry Kavanagh (editor); Howard Mackie (editor)

Issue Notes

indicia shows October 1988 while cover is September
On sale date from Amazing Heroes #141.
This issue has variants:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Speedball / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Butch Guice
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Speedball [Robbie Baldwin]
Reprints

Speedball, the Masked Marvel (Table of Contents: 1)

Speedball / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Ditko (credited) (plotter); Tom DeFalco (credited) (plotter); Roger Stern (credited) (scripter)
Pencils
Steve Ditko (credited)
Inks
Butch Guice (credited as Jackson Guice)
Colors
Tom Vincent (credited)
Letters
Jack Morelli (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Justin Baldwin; Madeline Naylor; Speedball [Robbie Baldwin]
Synopsis
Robbie's D.A. dad wants him to have a career in the law and his mother wants him to pursue a life in the arts. Instead, Robbie is secretly trying to cope with groovy new superpowers that make him talk funny and bounce around like a rubber ball. When Robbie saves his parents from a career criminal bent on revenge, Speedball is introduced to the world.
Reprints

The Origin of a Masked Marvel (Table of Contents: 2)

Speedball / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Ditko (plotter); Tom DeFalco (plotter); Roger Stern (scripter)
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Butch Guice
Colors
Tom Vincent
Letters
Jack Morelli

Genre
superhero
Characters
Niels; Speedball [Robbie Baldwin]
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Speedball
  2. 1. Speedball, the Masked Marvel
    Speedball
  3. 2. The Origin of a Masked Marvel
    Speedball
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