Marvel Comics Presents #72 [Direct]
([March] 1991)

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Volume
1
Price
1.25 USD; 1.75 CAD; 0.65 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
biweekly
On-sale Date
1991-01-22
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)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Amazing Heroes #187.
This issue has variants:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Wolverine / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith (signed as BWS)
Inks
Barry Windsor-Smith (signed as BWS)
Colors
Barry Windsor-Smith (signed as BWS)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wolverine [Logan]
Universe
Marvel : mainstream
Reprints

Marvel Comics Presents (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Introductions, credits and indicia.

Weapon X: Prologue (Table of Contents: 2)

Wolverine / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Barry Windsor-Smith
Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith
Inks
Barry Windsor-Smith
Colors
Barry Windsor-Smith
Letters
Jim Novak; Barry Windsor-Smith

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Storm's coming. Yeah, it's a big one.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Dr. Abraham Cornelius (first appearance, not named); Carol Hines (first appearance); The Professor (first appearance, not named); Wolverine [Logan]
Universe
Marvel : mainstream
Synopsis
As Logan drinks and reflects on his life, the Professor gathers his staff for the Weapon X project.
Reprints

"Ant Hills of the Savannah"; (The Bush of Ghosts part 5) (Table of Contents: 3)

Shanna the She-Devil / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Gerard Jones
Pencils
Paul Gulacy
Inks
Gary Martin
Colors
Steve Mattsson
Letters
Jade Moede

Genre
jungle
Characters
Eric Heller; Jeremy Mchele; Shanna the She-Devil; Dubose Wilson
Universe
Marvel : mainstream
Reprints

A Momentary Taste of Being; (Redemption Song part 4) (Table of Contents: 4)

Daredevil / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Sandy Plunkett
Pencils
Sandy Plunkett (layouts); Dwayne Turner
Inks
Chris Ivy
Colors
Gregory Wright
Letters
Janice Chiang

Genre
superhero
Characters
Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Ella Pinkwater
Universe
Marvel : mainstream

Flesh of My Flesh (Table of Contents: 5)

Red Wolf / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Fabian Nicieza
Pencils
Javier Saltares
Inks
Mark McKenna
Colors
Kelly Corvese
Letters
Michael Heisler

Genre
superhero; western-frontier
Characters
Bengal [Duc No Tranh] (flashback); Lobo (flashback); Red Wolf [William Talltrees]
Universe
Marvel : mainstream
Synopsis
Lobo saves a litter of wolf puppies from hunters.
Reprints

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

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

Script
various
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Letters on Marvel Comics Presents #59.

[Back cover] (Table of Contents: 7)

Daredevil; Red Wolf; Shanna the She-Devil / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Butch Guice (signed as JNG)
Inks
Butch Guice (signed as JNG)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle; superhero; western-frontier
Characters
Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Red Wolf [William Talltrees]; Shanna the She-Devil
Universe
Marvel : mainstream
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Outside back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Wolverine
  2. 1. Marvel Comics Presents
  3. 2. Weapon X: Prologue
    Wolverine
  4. 3. "Ant Hills of the Savannah"; (The Bush of Ghosts part 5)
    Shanna the She-Devil
  5. 4. A Momentary Taste of Being; (Redemption Song part 4)
    Daredevil
  6. 5. Flesh of My Flesh
    Red Wolf
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Marvel Readers Present
  8. 7. [Back cover]
    Daredevil; Red Wolf; Shanna the She-Devil
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Katie
  • Max Capp
  • Steve Coates
  • Jerry Hillegas (R.I.P.)
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Darrel McCann
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Richard Thomson
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Mike Verhart