Marvel Comics Presents #50 [Direct]
(May 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)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Silver Surfer; Spider-Man; Wolverine; Comet Man; Captain Ultra / cover / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Erik Larsen (signed)
Inks
Terry Austin (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero; science fiction
Characters
Wolverine; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Comet Man; Captain Ultra; Silver Surfer; Storm; Kitty Pryde; Triton; Aquarian; Speedball; Puma; Quasar [Wendell Vaughn]; Cloak; Blob; Namor, the Sub-Mariner; Machine Man; Hellcat; Black Panther; Colossus; Slag; Nightcrawler; Widget; Wolfsbane [Rahne]; Ant-Man [Scott Lang]; Shooting Star; Phoenix [Rachel Summers]; Mr. Fantastic; Invisible Woman; Doctor Doom; Captain Britain; Gladiator; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Damage Control; Vision; Hercules; Jean Grey; U.S.Agent; Shang-Chi; Red Wolf; El Aguila; Cyclops; Ursa Major; Wonder Man; Daredevil; She-Hulk; Ka-Zar; Shanna; Lockheed; Havok; Nomad; Sunfire; Thor; Nova [Richard Rider]; Jean Grey; Union Jack; Pyro; Avalanche; Destiny; Mystique; Her; Starfox; Wheels; Coldblood; Man-Thing; The Thing; Hulk; Colleen Wing; Misty Knight; Doctor Strange; Clea; Wasp; Overmind; Shamrock; Arabian Knight; American Eagle; Devil Slayer; Watcher; Willie Lumpkin; Longshot; Namorita; Meggan; Paladin; Falcon; Mirage [Dani Moonstar]; Siryn; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Leir
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Indexer Notes

This is a true wraparound cover (the right side of the front cover connects to the left side of the back cover); The cover includes many of the characters who have appeared in MCP for the first 50 issues.

Life's End Part 3: Breaking Point (Table of Contents: 1)

Spider-Man; Wolverine / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Erik Larsen
Pencils
Erik Larsen
Inks
Joe Rubinstein
Colors
Gregory Wright
Letters
Jade Moede

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Wolverine; Critical Mass; Whiplash; Bloodlust; Mary Jane Parker; Captain Marvel [Shazam; Called both "Captain" and "Mr. Beck"]; Mary Marvel
Synopsis
Wolverine and Spider-Man save a father and daughter from evil mutants.
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Indexer Notes

The pair that the heroes save are implied to be Cap and Mary Marvel; There is an unnamed villain that looks like a prototype of the Savage Dragon.

A Family Affair Part 1 (Table of Contents: 2)

Comet Man / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Mumy; Miguel Ferrer
Pencils
Kelley Jones
Inks
Gerry Talaoc
Colors
John Wilcox
Letters
Agustin Más (credited as Agustin Mas)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Comet Man; Mr. Fantastic; Max

Indexer Notes

The African American man that appears at the end of this story is depicted as white next issue.

I Just Flew in from Poughkeepsie (and Boy Are My Arms Are Tired) (Table of Contents: 3)

Captain Ultra / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Scott Lobdell
Pencils
Dennis Jensen
Inks
Jeff Albrecht
Colors
Mike Rockwitz
Letters
Todd Klein

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Ultra; Doc Samson; Dr. Octopus; Ekl'r; Mr. Fantastic (cameo); Invisible Woman (cameo); Human Torch (cameo); The Thing (cameo); Wizard (cameo); Hulk (cameo); Nighthawk (cameo); Valkyrie (cameo); Hellcat (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Many of the background characters for this story are caricatures of old time celebrities.

You Can't Go Home Again (Table of Contents: 4)

Silver Surfer / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Simmons
Pencils
Jack Sparling
Inks
Chris Ivy
Colors
Ed Lazellari
Letters
Janice Chiang

Genre
superhero; science fiction
Characters
Silver Surfer; Rava; The Marauder
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Silver Surfer; Spider-Man; Wolverine; Comet Man; Captain Ultra
  2. 1. Life's End Part 3: Breaking Point
    Spider-Man; Wolverine
  3. 2. A Family Affair Part 1
    Comet Man
  4. 3. I Just Flew in from Poughkeepsie (and Boy Are My Arms Are Tired)
    Captain Ultra
  5. 4. You Can't Go Home Again
    Silver Surfer
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