Marvel Comics Presents #45 [Direct]
(March 1990)

Marvel, 1988 Series
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Volume
1
Price
1.25 USD; 1.75 CAD; 0.65 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-weekly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics
Brand
Marvel Comics
Editing
Terry Kavanagh (editor); Kelly Corvese (assistant editor); Tom DeFalco (editor-in-chief)

Shadow Birth! (Table of Contents)

Wonder Man; Hulk; Shooting Star; Wolverine / cover / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Kevin O'Neill (signed)
Inks
Kevin O'Neill (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wolverine [Logan]; Wonder Man; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Thor; Wasp; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Shooting Star
Reprints

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.

Black Shadow! White Shadow! Chapter VIII: Origins! (Table of Contents: 2)

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
He sat there like an unmovin' mountain of rolling flesh...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Wolverine [Logan]; Mai; Ch'un (death); Black Shadow; White Shadow
Synopsis
Wolvie learns the origin of the mutant who creates the Shadows as he tries to save Mai and Ch'un from Black Shadow.
Reprints

Stardust Miseries Part 8: Reach For The Stars (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
Behold the man!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Man; Enchantress; Captain Ameria [Steve Rogers]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Thor; Wasp; Hank Pym; Vision; Scarlet Witch; Hawkeye; She-Hulk
Synopsis
Enchantress uses the power of the Avengers to turn Wonder Man into a god but his newfound powers restores his mind and he fights her off to save his friends.

The Main Event (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Peter David
Pencils
Herb Trimpe
Inks
Herb Trimpe
Colors
Mike Rockwitz
Letters
Diana Albers

First Line of Dialogue or Text
With me! The Incredible Hulk!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Mr. Fixit [Hulk]; Hulk Hogan; Ron; Jen
Synopsis
The Hulk enters the wrestling ring to defend his name against the wrestler who has adopted it.
Reprints

Bang Bang, Shoot Shoot (Table of Contents: 5)

Shooting Star / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Campanella
Pencils
José Delbo
Inks
Mike DeCarlo
Colors
Kelly Corvese (as Kelly P. Corvese)
Letters
Ken Lopez

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A county fair in the great state of Texas...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Shooting Star; Black Billy

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Marvel Readers Present / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Lorenzo Napoland, Author unknown, Charles S. Novinskie, Victor Dupree and Deborah Meltzer. On the inside back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Shadow Birth!
    Wonder Man; Hulk; Shooting Star; Wolverine
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Black Shadow! White Shadow! Chapter VIII: Origins!
    Wolverine
  4. 3. Stardust Miseries Part 8: Reach For The Stars
    Wonder Man [Marvel]
  5. 4. The Main Event
    The Hulk
  6. 5. Bang Bang, Shoot Shoot
    Shooting Star
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Marvel Readers Present
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