Marvel Comics Presents #19 [Direct Edition]
(May 1989)

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
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 (credited as Michael Rockwitz) (assistant editor); Tom DeFalco (editor-in-chief)

Cyclops vs. the Minions of Master Mold! (Table of Contents)

Black Panther; Cyclops; Damage Control; Doctor Strange / cover / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Rob Liefeld (signed as Liefeld)
Inks
P. Craig Russell (signed as PCR)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero; adventure; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Cyclops; Banshee; Dr. Strange; Black Panther [T'Challa]; John Porter
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Wraparound cover.

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

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

The Retribution Affair Part 3: The Price of Retribution (Table of Contents: 2)

Cyclops / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Harras (credited)
Pencils
Ron Lim (credited)
Inks
Bruce Patterson (credited)
Colors
Andy Yanchus (credited)
Letters
Agustin Más (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
St. Andrews Hospital, Inverness, Scotland...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Mary Campbell; Moira MacTaggert; Master Mold [Stephen Lang]; Cyclops [Scott Summers]; Banshee [Sean Cassidy]
Synopsis
Banshee comes down with the retribution virus.
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Panther's Quest Part VII: Battered Artifacts (Table of Contents: 3)

Black Panther / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Don McGregor (credited)
Pencils
Gene Colan (credited)
Inks
Tom Palmer (credited)
Colors
Glynis Oliver (credited)
Letters
Joe Rosen (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This dog would not be dead if it had not followed me.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Black Panther [T'Challa]; Zanti Chikane; Sarah Slade (introduction); Elmer Gore (villain); Gore's mercenaries [Miyo Moshigo (introduction); Strike] (villains)
Synopsis
T'Challa and Zanti return to the black township to confront Patrick Slade. One of Gore's men is staking out Slade's shop and radios Gore of T'Challa's arrival. As T'Challa talks with Slade's wife, Sarah, in the shop, soldiers arrive in the township and begin tear gassing the residents.
Reprints
Keywords
barbed wire; housekeeping; Slade's African Artifacts; South Africa; tear gas; vans

Nightmare in Suburbia Part 1: Home Is Where The Heart Is (Table of Contents: 4)

Doctor Strange / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Fabian Nicieza (credited)
Pencils
Mark Badger (credited)
Inks
Mark Badger (credited)
Colors
Robbie Busch (credited)
Letters
Agustin Más (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mary Windhart lives in Minerva, Ohio -- a peaceful, typical American community.
Genre
superhero; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Mary Windhart; Dr. Strange; Bobby Windhart; Ed Windhart
Synopsis
Dr. Strange senses a demon presence at the Windhart's home.

Overture (Table of Contents: 5)

Damage Control / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Dwayne McDuffie
Pencils
Ernie Colón
Inks
Al Williamson
Colors
Gregory Wright
Letters
Rick Parker

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Josie? I'm John Porter. I've come to talk to you about some of the special repair services I offer.
Genre
humor; superhero; adventure
Characters
Damage Control [Mrs. Hoag; John Porter; Lenny Balinger] (first appearance); Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Turk; Josie
Synopsis
John Porter is trying to talk Josie into getting superhero insurance for her bar when he is recruited by Damage Comtrol.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Marvel Readers Present / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
After eleven fine issues of Marvel Comics Presents, I figured it was about time that I broke down and told you what I thought.

Indexer Notes

Letters from: Louis Romano, John Sperrazza, Charles S. Novinskie.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Cyclops vs. the Minions of Master Mold!
    Black Panther; Cyclops; Damage Control; Doctor Strange
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. The Retribution Affair Part 3: The Price of Retribution
    Cyclops
  4. 3. Panther's Quest Part VII: Battered Artifacts
    Black Panther
  5. 4. Nightmare in Suburbia Part 1: Home Is Where The Heart Is
    Doctor Strange
  6. 5. Overture
    Damage Control
  7. 6. ["After eleven fine issues of Marvel Comics Presents, I figured it was about time that I broke down and told you what I thought."]
    Marvel Readers Present
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