Marvel Comics Presents #40 [Direct]
(Mid-December 1989)

Marvel, 1988 Series
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Volume
1
Price
1.25 USD; 1.75 CAD; 0.65 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; Kelly Corvese (assistant); Tom DeFalco (editor-in-chief)

In A Hong Kong Horror! (Table of Contents)

Wolverine / cover / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Marshall Rogers
Inks
Marshall Rogers
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wolverine; Mai; Wonder Man; Hercules; Overmind
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Wraparound cover

Black Shadow! White Shadow! Part 3: Hong Kong Inferno (Table of Contents: 1)

Wolverine / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Marv Wolfman
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
John Buscema
Colors
Nel Yomtov
Letters
Phil Felix

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wolverine; Mai; H'siao; Ch'un; Black Shadow; White Shadow
Synopsis
After recovering from a battle between Black Shadow and White Shadow, Wolvie decides to stay and help Mai against the monsters.
Reprints

Stardust Miseries Part 3: Some Enchanted Evening (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Man; Enchantress; Johnny Carson; Ed McMahon; Beast
Synopsis
The Beast battles Wondy on the set of the Tonight Show and Simon brutally cuts down his old friend. Simon's new gal pal is revealed to be the Enchantress.

All in the Family Part 2: The Hit (Table of Contents: 3)

Hercules / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Layton
Pencils
Bob Layton
Inks
Bob Layton
Colors
Brad Vancata
Letters
John Workman

Genre
superhero
Characters
Hercules; Arimathes; Skyppi; Recorder; Layana; Akooti; Malicon; Viperus; 2 More Assassins
Synopsis
Replacing her son with Skyppi the Skrull, Layana sends assassins to take down Herc and Arimathes.
Reprints

Anything (Table of Contents: 4)

Overmind / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Scott Lobdell
Pencils
Don Heck
Inks
Jeff Albrecht
Colors
Cheryl Van Valkenberg
Letters
Diana Albers

Genre
superhero
Characters
the Overmind

In Two Weeks... (Table of Contents: 5)

Wonder Man; Hercules; Freedom Force; Wolverine / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Steve Purcell
Inks
Steve Purcell
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wolverine; Hercules; Wonder Man; Mystique; Destiny; Blob; Pyro; Avalanche

Indexer Notes

Presents cover art for next issue; The Wolverine "front cover" published on issue #41 is significantly different from the image that appears here.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. In A Hong Kong Horror!
    Wolverine
  2. 1. Black Shadow! White Shadow! Part 3: Hong Kong Inferno
    Wolverine
  3. 2. Stardust Miseries Part 3: Some Enchanted Evening
    Wonder Man [Marvel]
  4. 3. All in the Family Part 2: The Hit
    Hercules
  5. 4. Anything
    Overmind
  6. 5. In Two Weeks...
    Wonder Man; Hercules; Freedom Force; Wolverine
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