(Early November 1988)

Marvel, 1988 Series
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Volume
1
Price
1.25 USD; 1.75 CAD; 0.50 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-weekly
On-sale Date
1988-07-14
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); Mike Rockwitz (assistant editor); Tom DeFalco (editor-in-chief)

Issue Notes

On sale date from Amazing Heroes #144.
This issue has variants:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Wolverine / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Buscema; Tom Sutton
Inks
Klaus Janson; Tom Sutton
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Tyger Tiger [Jessán Hoan]; Wolverine [Logan]
Universe
Marvel : mainstream
Reprints

Save the Tiger Part 6: Things Get Bad (Table of Contents: 1)

Wolverine / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Chris Claremont
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Klaus Janson
Colors
Glynis Oliver
Letters
Tom Orzechowski

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm alive!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Reavers: Bonebreaker (cameo flashback); Pretty Boy (flashback)
Roma (Otherworld) (cameo flashback); Tyger Tiger [Jessán Hoan] (also in flashback); Wolverine [Logan]; Lee (death)
Universe
Marvel : mainstream
Synopsis
While sailing on a junk, Jessan tells Wolverine the story of how she became Tyger Tiger. They find one of her ships adrift and, as they discover the crew has been killed by Roche's men, the boat explodes.
Reprints

Elements of Terror Part 6: The Horror Within (Table of Contents: 2)

Man-Thing / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Gerber
Pencils
Tom Sutton
Inks
Tom Sutton
Colors
Petra Goldberg
Letters
Bill Oakley

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Man-Thing [Ted Sallis]
Universe
Marvel : mainstream
Reprints
Keywords
monsters; occult

Crossing Lines Part 6: Shoals (Table of Contents: 3)

Master of Kung Fu / Shang-Chi / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Doug Moench
Pencils
Tom Grindberg
Inks
Dave Cockrum
Colors
Petra Goldberg
Letters
Michael Heisler

Genre
martial arts
Characters
Cat [Shen Kuei]; Clive Reston; Shang-Chi; Black Jack Tarr; Hashioka
Universe
Marvel : mainstream
Synopsis
Shang-Chi and his allies finally track down the gun shipment that will lead them to Argus and the captured Leiko.
Reprints
Keywords
kung fu

Risky Business (Table of Contents: 4)

Mister Fixit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Bobbie Chase
Pencils
Jeff Purves
Inks
Pat Redding
Colors
Gregory Wright
Letters
Joe Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Michael Berengetti; Marlo Chandler; Mister Fixit [Bruce Banner]
Universe
Marvel : mainstream
Synopsis
The Hulk takes on rival casino owners who attack him.
Reprints

In Two Weeks... (Table of Contents: 5)

Man-Thing; Master of Kung Fu / Shang-Chi; Namor the Sub-Mariner; Wolverine / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bob Layton
Inks
Bob Layton
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense; martial arts; superhero
Characters
Man-Thing [Ted Sallis]; Namor the Sub-Mariner [Namor]; Shang-Chi; Tyger Tiger [Jessán Hoan]; Wolverine [Logan]
Universe
Marvel : mainstream
Keywords
kung fu; monsters

Indexer Notes

Presents cover art for next issue.

[Back Cover] (Table of Contents: 6)

Man-Thing; Master of Kung Fu / Shang-Chi; Mister Fixit / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Tom Sutton; Tom Grindberg; Jeff Purves
Inks
Tom Sutton; Dave Cockrum; Pat Redding
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense; martial arts; superhero
Characters
Man-Thing [Ted Sallis]; Mister Fixit [Bruce Banner]; Shang-Chi
Universe
Marvel : mainstream
Reprints
Keywords
kung fu; monsters
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Wolverine
  2. 1. Save the Tiger Part 6: Things Get Bad
    Wolverine
  3. 2. Elements of Terror Part 6: The Horror Within
    Man-Thing
  4. 3. Crossing Lines Part 6: Shoals
    Master of Kung Fu / Shang-Chi
  5. 4. Risky Business
    Mister Fixit
  6. 5. In Two Weeks...
    Man-Thing; Master of Kung Fu / Shang-Chi; Namor the Sub-Mariner; Wolverine
  7. 6. [Back Cover]
    Man-Thing; Master of Kung Fu / Shang-Chi; Mister Fixit
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Katie
  • Max Capp
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Jochen G.
  • Katy Hayhurst
  • Jerry Hillegas (R.I.P.)
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Darrel McCann
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Jim Van Dore