(Mid-December 1989)

Marvel, 1983 Series
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Volume
1
Price
1.00 USD; 1.25 CAD; 0.60 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics
Publisher's Brand
Marvel [standalone or inside vertical box]
Editing
Bob Harras (credited) (editor); Tom DeFalco (credited) (editor-in-chief)

Issue Notes

In late 1989 Marvel adjusted their cover dates so that they were only two months ahead of schedule instead of four, hence the "Mid December" cover date. A full month passed between the publication of this issue and the two issues surrounding it.
This issue has variants:

...To Enter the Hive of Doom! (Table of Contents)

New Mutants / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Terry Shoemaker (signed as Shoemaker)
Inks
Al Milgrom (signed as MILGROM [regular Ms])
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
New Mutants: Boom-Boom [Tabitha Smith]; Warlock
Prince Hrimhari (wolf prince); Queen Ula
Universe
Marvel : mainstream
Reprints

The Sword's Edge (Table of Contents: 1)

New Mutants / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Louise Simonson (credited)
Pencils
Terry Shoemaker (credited)
Inks
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors
Glynis Oliver (credited)
Letters
Ken Bruzenak (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The fumes are noxious, mistress. The New Mutants cannot survive.
Genre
superhero
Characters
New Mutants: Boom-Boom [Tabitha Smith]; Cannonball [Sam Guthrie]; Rusty Collins; Mirage [Dani Moonstar]; Rictor [Julio Richter]; Sunspot [Roberto Da Costa]; Warlock; Wolfsbane [Rahne Sinclair]
Warriors Three: Fandral; Hogun; Volstagg
Balder; Eitri; Hela (villain); Hildy; Prince Hrimhari (wolf prince); Karnilla; Kindra; Kevin Mortensen; Mick Mortensen; Nightwind; Queen Ula (villain); Tiwaz; Toothgnasher; Toothgrinder; Vulture [Adrian Toomes] (villain)
Universe
Marvel : mainstream
Synopsis
Boom Boom, Warlock, and the Wolf Prince rescue the Warriors Three. Volstagg's children find Balder and Karnilla. Cannonball, Rictor, Sunspot, and Wolfsbane hide in Hela's army. Hela launches her attack. Meanwhile, the Vulture and Rusty escape from prison.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Part 7 of 8. Acts of Vengeance crossover; For a complete checklist of the Acts of Vengeance issues, please see the cover notes for the story Prologue in Avengers Spotlight (Marvel, 1989 series) #26.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ...To Enter the Hive of Doom!
    New Mutants
  2. 1. The Sword's Edge
    New Mutants
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Katie
  • Ruben Cortes
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Darrel McCann
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Per Sandell
  • Jim Van Dore