Marvel Comics Presents #54 [Direct]
(July 1990)

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Volume
1
Price
1.25 USD; 1.75 CAD; 0.65 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
biweekly
On-sale date
1990-05-15
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)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Wolverine and the Hulk But Will They Meet as Friends or Foes?! (Table of Contents)

Wolverine; Hulk; Shroud; Werewolf By Night; Stingray / cover / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dave Ross (signed) [as R]
Inks
Joe Rubinstein (signed) [as JR]
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Shroud faces off against Firefly!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Wolverine; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Shroud; Werewolf By Night; Stingray; Tiger Shark
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Wraparound cover.

[Contents, Credits & Indicia] (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

On the Road with Wolverine and the Hulk, Part 1: The Long and Winding Road (Table of Contents: 2)

Wolverine; Hulk / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Higgins
Pencils
Dave Ross
Inks
Dan Day
Colors
Brad Vancata
Letters
Todd Klein

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Nice weather...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Wolverine; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Mimic [as Wolverine]
Synopsis
Wolvie saves a man from being mauled by a bear but doesn't recognize Bruce Banner in his daytime guise. He certainly recognizes him later when he encounters him as the Hulk.
Reprints
Keywords
Carolinas

Children of the Beast Chapter 1: The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress (Table of Contents: 3)

Werewolf by Night / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Len Kaminski
Pencils
James Fry [as Jim Fry]
Inks
Brad K. Joyce [as Brad Joyce]
Colors
Gregory Wright
Letters
Brad K. Joyce [as Brad Joyce]

Genre
adventure; horror-suspense
Characters
Werewolf by Night [Jack Russell]; Silver Dagger; Night Shift (flashback) [Shroud; Brothers Grimm; Digger; Tatterdemalio; Dansen Macabre]; Gregory Russoff (dream)
Synopsis
Jack locks himself into the howling room to ride out his stint as the Werewolf little knowing that he is being stalked by the Silver Dagger.
Reprints
Keywords
occult

Family Matters, Part 2: Confrontation (Table of Contents: 4)

Stingray / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Len Wein
Pencils
Jim Fern
Inks
Mike DeCarlo
Colors
Brad Vancata
Letters
Tim Harkins

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The place: a privately-held island off the Florida Coast. Specifically the oceanographic institute owned and operated by Dr. Walter Newell.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Stingray [Walter Newell]; Tiger Shark; Diane Arliss-Newell; a Guardsman
Synopsis
Tiger Shark takes down Stingray and makes off with his wife.
Reprints
Keywords
Newell Oceonographic Institute

The Dark Light of Kali (Table of Contents: 5)

Shroud / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Ditko (plot); Hollis Bright (script)
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Bob Wiacek
Colors
Ed Lazellari
Letters
Michael Heisler

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This new exhibit features a Kali statue. I had to see if it is the statue of dark powers, or only a cheap imitation. Someone approaches... a Kali worshipper?
Genre
superhero
Characters
Shroud; Firefly; Krago [also as Mr. Ksang]; Cult of Kali
Keywords
California

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

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Re: Marvel Comics Presents #45: Wolverine: I think this story is coming along quite nicely.

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from readers Jeremy Lamb, Kenneth Quist, Jon Camp, Charles S. Novinskie, and David Coroland. Inside back cover.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Wolverine and the Hulk But Will They Meet as Friends or Foes?!
    Wolverine; Hulk; Shroud; Werewolf By Night; Stingray
  2. 1. [Contents, Credits & Indicia]
  3. 2. On the Road with Wolverine and the Hulk, Part 1: The Long and Winding Road
    Wolverine; Hulk
  4. 3. Children of the Beast Chapter 1: The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress
    Werewolf by Night
  5. 4. Family Matters, Part 2: Confrontation
    Stingray
  6. 5. The Dark Light of Kali
    Shroud
  7. 6. ["Re: Marvel Comics Presents #45: Wolverine: I think this story is coming along quite nicely."]
    Marvel Readers Present
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