(July 1989)

Marvel, 1989 Series
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Volume
1
Price
1.00 USD; 1.25 CAD; 0.50 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics
Brand
Marvel [standalone or inside vertical box]
Barcode
071486013754 07
Editing
Sid Jacobson (editor)

Issue Notes

The Big Hype! ... It Was a Disaster! (Table of Contents)

Damage Control; Iron Man / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
Ernie Colón
Pencils
Ernie Colón
Inks
Ernie Colón
Colors
Ernie Colón
Letters
Ernie Colón

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I knew we'd get into trouble wearing these costumes!
Genre
humor; superhero; adventure
Characters
Damage Control [Bart Rozum; John Porter; Eugene Strausser; Robin Chapel; Albert Cleary; Lenny Ballinger; Henry Ackerdson]; Iron Man

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

Metal Gear / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Big Hype (Table of Contents: 2)

Damage Control / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Dwayne McDuffie
Pencils
Ernie Colón
Inks
Bob Wiacek
Colors
George Roussos
Letters
Rick Parker

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Over 5.6 million dollars in property damage is caused by super-powered activity every day...
Genre
humor; superhero; adventure
Characters
Damage Control [Ann-Marie Hoag; Lenny Ballinger; Robin Chapel; Albert Cleary; John Porter; Bart Rozum; Eugene Strausser; Henry Ackerdson; Anne; Frank; Fix-It Man (actor); Fix-It Girl (actress); Fluppy (bulldog)]; Stark Enterprises [Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Marcy Pearson; James "Rhodey" Rhodes (mentioned)]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Silver Surfer [Norrin Radd]
Synopsis
Damage Control tries a publicity plan to improve their image.
Reprints
Keywords
Bullwinkle balloon; Damage Controller Brand Multi-Purpose Type Repair Building; Flatiron Building; Fluppy balloon

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

TSR / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Operation Wolf / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Tales of the Spinjas (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Bullpen Bulletins / in-house column / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Big Hype! ... It Was a Disaster!
    Damage Control; Iron Man
  2. 1. ["Gear up."]
    Metal Gear
  3. 2. The Big Hype
    Damage Control
  4. 3. ["Bubble Bobble is dino-might! (For your Nintendo entertainment system)"]
  5. 4. ["Your toughest opponent shouldn't be the rulebook."]
    TSR
  6. 5. ["Take no prisoners."]
    Operation Wolf
  7. 6. Tales of the Spinjas
  8. 7. ["The world of F.I.S.T."]
  9. 8. ["Big news, gang!"]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  10. 9. ["American Comics"]
  11. 10. ["Comic book conventions!"]
  12. 11. ["First time ever! All comics mailed in clear protective poly-bags!"]
  13. 12. ["Nintendo Gamers, start your pulses."]
  14. 13. ["Schwinn"]
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Katie
  • Daniel Block
  • Dan Creel
  • Keith Alan Morgan