Marvel Comics Presents #38 [Direct]
(Mid December 1989)

Marvel, 1988 Series
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Volume
1
Price
1.25 USD; 1.75 CAD; 0.60 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
biweekly
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); Kelly Corvese (assistant editor); Tom DeFalco (editor-in-chief)

Excalibur in a Final Free For-All! (Table of Contents)

Excalibur; The Hulk; Wolverine; Wonder Man [Marvel] / cover / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Mark Badger (signed)
Inks
Mark Badger (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Britain [Brian Braddock]; Phoenix [Rachel Summers]; Kitty Pryde; Meggan; Lockheed; Wonder Man; Hawkeye; Vision; Scarlet Witch; Wolverine; Hulk [Bruce Banner]

Indexer Notes

Wraparound cover

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

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Title, credits, summary, indicia, on the inside front cover.

Having a Wild Weekend Part 8: There's No Place Like Home (Table of Contents: 2)

Excalibur / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Higgins
Pencils
Erik Larsen
Inks
Terry Austin
Colors
Mike Rockwitz
Letters
Tim Harkins

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The game is nearly finished--
Genre
superhero
Characters
Excalibur [Captain Britain [Brian Braddock]; Nightcrawler; Phoenix [Rachel Summers]; Kitty Pryde; Lockheed; Widget]; Arcade
Synopsis
Excalibur learns that Arcade has been behind their zany adventure.

Stardust Miseries Part 1: Something In the Air (Table of Contents: 3)

Wonder Man [Marvel] / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Higgins
Pencils
Javier Saltares
Inks
José Marzán Jr.
Colors
Tom Vincent
Letters
Ken Lopez

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Not bad, not bad.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Man; Hawkeye; Scarlet Witch; Vision; Enchantress; Baron Zemo (cameo flashback); Executioner (cameo flashback); Captain America (cameo flashback); Iron Man (cameo flashback); Wasp (cameo flashback); Thor (cameo flashback); Grim Reaper (cameo flashback)
Synopsis
Wondy starts feeling like his mind is not his own just before he turns on his Avengers allies and leaves them.

Art for Art's Sake (Table of Contents: 4)

The Hulk / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Mumy
Pencils
Marshall Rogers
Inks
Dan Adkins
Colors
Kelly Corvese (as Kelly P. Corvese)
Letters
Jack Morelli

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I told you Mr. Gruska cannot see you now!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Mr. Fixit [Hulk]; Michael Berengetti; Gruska; Brian Newman

Black Shadow! White Shadow! Part 1: The Killing Ground (Table of Contents: 5)

Wolverine / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
John Buscema
Colors
Nelson Yomtov (as Nel Yomtov)
Letters
Phil Felix

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hong Kong doesn't smell like any-place else.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Patch [Logan; Wolverine]
Synopsis
Wolvie arrives in Hong Kong to discover that a mysterious force has vaporized an entire city block.
Reprints

Next Issue (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Hercules Unbound; Spider-Man; Wolverine; Wonder Man [Marvel] / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Excalibur in a Final Free For-All!
    Excalibur; The Hulk; Wolverine; Wonder Man [Marvel]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Having a Wild Weekend Part 8: There's No Place Like Home
    Excalibur
  4. 3. Stardust Miseries Part 1: Something In the Air
    Wonder Man [Marvel]
  5. 4. Art for Art's Sake
    The Hulk
  6. 5. Black Shadow! White Shadow! Part 1: The Killing Ground
    Wolverine
  7. 6. Next Issue
    Hercules Unbound; Spider-Man; Wolverine; Wonder Man [Marvel]
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