Marvel Comics Presents #56 [Direct]
([August] 1990)

Marvel, 1988 Series
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Volume
1
Price
1.25 USD; 1.75 CAD; 0.65 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
biweekly
On-sale date
1990-06-12
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 Incredible Hulk (Table of Contents)

Wolverine; Hulk; Werewolf by Night; Speedball; Stingray / cover / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Steve Lightle (signed)
Inks
Steve Lightle (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wolverine; Hulk; Werewolf by Night; Speedball; Stingray; Diane Arliss-Newell
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Indexer Notes

Wraparound Cover

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

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

On the Road with Wolverine and the Hulk, Part 3: Shootout at the Fantasy Factory (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
Pain. Prison. We're all...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Wolverine; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Mimic [as Wolverine]
Synopsis
Logan escapes from a small time jail just as Bruce Banner is being arrested. When the car he is riding in responds to the call for an escaped murderer, the Hulk watches helplessly as Wolvie is gunned down by the cops.
Reprints

Children of the Beast, Chapter III: Trail of Blood (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Second night: the thick, intoxicating scent of blood hung over the forest.
Genre
adventure; horror-suspense
Characters
Werewolf by Night [Jack Russell]; Silver Dagger [Isaiah Curwin]; Braineaters
Keywords
occult

Family Matters, Chapter Four: Brotherly Love (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
There are strange sounds stirring in the sea tonight--
Genre
superhero
Characters
Stingray [Walter Newell]; Tiger Shark; Diane Arliss-Newell
Synopsis
Stingray saves his wife from his psychopathic (and super powered) brother-in-law.

Any Number Can Play (Table of Contents: 5)

Speedball / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Ditko (plot); Mary Jo Duffy [as Jo Duffy] (script)
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Sam Grainger
Colors
Dave Sampson
Letters
Gary Fields

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Poor Robbie lives in Springdale, perhaps the only American city with an ordinance against costumed heroes or superbeings of any kind.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Speedball; Trio; Sextet; Quartet; Quintet; Duet
Keywords
Springdale

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

Hulk; Wolverine; Black Cat; Sub-Mariner; Werewolf by Night / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. Wolverine and the Incredible Hulk
    Wolverine; Hulk; Werewolf by Night; Speedball; Stingray
  2. 1. [Contents, Credit & Indicia]
  3. 2. On the Road with Wolverine and the Hulk, Part 3: Shootout at the Fantasy Factory
    Wolverine; Hulk
  4. 3. Children of the Beast, Chapter III: Trail of Blood
    Werewolf By Night
  5. 4. Family Matters, Chapter Four: Brotherly Love
    Stingray
  6. 5. Any Number Can Play
    Speedball
  7. 6. Next Issue...
    Hulk; Wolverine; Black Cat; Sub-Mariner; Werewolf by Night
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