Quasar #1
(October 1989)

Marvel, 1989 Series
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Volume
1
Price
1.00 USD; 1.25 CAD; 0.60 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics
Brand
Marvel [standalone or inside vertical box]
Editing
Howard Mackie; Tom DeFalco (Editor-in-Chief)
Color
color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.


The Untold Origin of Quasar! (Table of Contents)

Quasar / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Paul Ryan (signed)
Inks
Paul Ryan (signed)
Colors
George Roussos
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Quasar [Wendell Vaughn]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Signature dated 1988.

The Price of Power! (Table of Contents: 1)

Quasar / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Gruenwald
Pencils
Paul Ryan (breakdowns); Danny Bulanadi (finishes)
Inks
Danny Bulanadi
Colors
Paul Becton
Letters
Janice Chiang

Genre
superhero
Characters
Marvel Boy [Robert Grayson] (flashback); Fantastic Four [Mister Fantastic; Invisible Woman; Thing; Human Torch] (flashback); SHIELD [Nick Fury; Agent Donahue; Dum Dum Dugan; Gail Runciter]; Tony Stark [Iron Man]; Dr. Gilbert Vaughn; Dr. Stanley Zane [Agent T-20]; Dr. Madeline Reznek; Lisa Vaughn; William Wesley (Death); AIM; Quasar [Wendell Vaughn] (Origin); Deathurge (in look ahead to next issue)
Synopsis
Wendell Vaughn is temporarily assigned to the S.H.I.E.L.D. security detail guarding his father's investigation of the alien Quantum-Bands. A.I.M. attempts to steal them, but Wendell dons the Bands and single-handedly repulses the A.I.M. attack.
Reprints

Mr. Bubble's Tub Tales... (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Mr. Bubble / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Power to Move! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Kid Remote; Acclaim Entertainment, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Bullpen Bulletins (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Bullpen Bulletins; Stan's Soapbox; Pro File / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Untold Origin of Quasar!
    Quasar
  2. 1. The Price of Power!
    Quasar
  3. 2. Mr. Bubble's Tub Tales...
    Mr. Bubble
  4. 3. The Power to Move!
    Kid Remote; Acclaim Entertainment, Inc.
  5. 4. Bullpen Bulletins
    Bullpen Bulletins; Stan's Soapbox; Pro File
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