(September 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
Howard Mackie (credited) (editor); David Wohl (credited) (assistant editor); Cindy Kruhm (credited) (designer); Tom DeFalco (credited) (editor in chief)

Pitt Plague! (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
the Star Child
Reprints

[Recap and credits] (Table of Contents: 1)

Star Brand / recap / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

This is a one-page summary of the characters and story in general, with a brief synopsis of last issue's story, as well as the credits.

Let There Be Life... (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
John Byrne (credited)
Pencils
John Byrne (credited) (breakdowns); Chris Ivy (credited) (finishes); Tom Morgan (credited) (finishes)
Inks
Chris Ivy (credited) (finishes); Tom Morgan (credited) (finishes)
Colors
Andy Yanchus (credited)
Letters
Rick Parker (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There's another one!
Genre
superhero
Characters
the Star Child; Colonel Browning; Roger Price; Jacob Burnley (introduction); Billy Burnley (introduction, cameo); Ken Connell; Myron Feldman (as ghost)
Synopsis
The Star Child destroys the massive Pitt creature after it begins growing out of the Pitt, but regrets having to kill a unique lifeform. While riding his motorcycle, Ken Connell laughs over his choice to give up the Star Brand and determines to get it back. However, Myron's spirit appears and causes him to drive off the side of a cliff.
Reprints

Giants in the Earth (Table of Contents: 3)

Rory Ramos / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Eric Siry (credited)
Pencils
Rodney Ramos (credited as Rod Ramos)
Inks
Don Hudson (credited as Donald Hudson)
Colors
Marc Siry (credited)
Letters
Ken Lopez (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Everything looks in order, Mr. Sharp,
Genre
superhero
Characters
Leland Sharp [Shrapnel] (villain); Rory Ramos (introduction); Lt. Hudson (introduction); Ivy (introduction)
Synopsis
Leland "Shrapnel" Sharp attempts to cross the border into Canada to avoid the draft. Soldier Rory Ramos stops him from escaping using his paranormal power and decides to join the military's paranormal forces.

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

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

[Excalibur The Legend Continues!] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Excalibur / 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)

A Paranormal Who Can Change the World. . . But Not a Diaper? (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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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Pitt Plague!
    Star Brand
  2. 1. [Recap and credits]
    Star Brand
  3. 2. Let There Be Life...
    Star Brand
  4. 3. Giants in the Earth
    Rory Ramos
  5. 4. Next Issue
    New Universe
  6. 5. [Excalibur The Legend Continues!]
    Excalibur
  7. 6. Subscribe Now or He'll Blow Up Your City!
    New Universe
  8. 7. A Paranormal Who Can Change the World. . . But Not a Diaper?
    New Universe
  9. 8. On Sale This Month
    New Universe
  10. 9. Universe News
    Universe News
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