Marvel Comics Presents #75 [Direct]
([April] 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
1991-03-05
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 #189.
This issue has variants:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Wolverine / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

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: Chapter Three (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
If I knew what you were really up to, Professor,
Genre
superhero
Characters
Dr. Abraham Cornelius (also in flashback); The Professor; Wolverine [Logan] (also in flashback)
Universe
Marvel : mainstream
Synopsis
The Weapon X program tries to get the enraged Logan back under control. The Professor explains to Cornelius that Logan is a mutant and is slated to become the ultimate human weapon.
Reprints

Death and the King's Horsemen; (The Bush of Ghosts part 8) (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
Guy Cross-Wallace; Mlima; Shanna the She-Devil
Universe
Marvel : mainstream
Reprints

Charmed Lives! (Table of Contents: 4)

Meggan; Shadowcat / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Sue Flaxman
Pencils
Gavin Curtis
Inks
Chris Ivy
Colors
P. J. Mungiole
Letters
Jack Morelli

Genre
superhero
Characters
Excalibur: Captain Britain [Brian Braddock]; Meggan; Nightcrawler [Kurt Wagner]; Phoenix [Rachel Summers]; Shadowcat [Kitty Pryde]
Cypress (assassin); Russian scientists [Mikhail [Mischa]; Yuri]
Universe
Marvel : mainstream
Synopsis
Meggan and Kitty try to save a pair of Russian scientists from a Roxxon assassin.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Shadowcat is spelled Shadow Cat in the introduction and in the story logo.

Triumph (Table of Contents: 5)

Doctor Doom / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Cockrum
Pencils
Dave Cockrum
Inks
Joseph Adiletta
Colors
John Wilcox
Letters
Jack Morelli

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Avengers: The Black Knight [Dane Whitman] (dream); Captain America [Steve Rogers] (dream); Captain Marvel [Monica Rambeau] (dream); Iron Man [Tony Stark] (dream); Sub-Mariner [Namor] (dream); Thor [Thor Odinson] (dream); Vision (dream); Wasp [Janet Van Dyne] (dream); Wonder Man [Simon Williams] (dream)
Fantastic Four: Crystal [Crystalia Amaquelin Maximoff] (dream); Human Torch [Johnny Storm] (dream); Invisible Woman [Susan Storm Richards]; Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards] (dream); Ms. Marvel [Sharon Ventura] (dream); The Thing [Ben Grimm] (dream)
Daredevil [Matt Murdock] (dream); Doctor Doom [Victor Von Doom] (dream); Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange] (dream); Franklin Richards; Silver Surfer [Norrin Radd] (dream); Spider-Man [Peter Parker] (dream)
Universe
Marvel : mainstream
Synopsis
Franklin has a nightmare about a cosmic powered Doom.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

All characters except Franklin Richards and the Invisible Woman appear only in a dream.

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

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

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Letters on Marvel Comics Presents #68.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Doctor Doom; Meggan; Shadowcat; Shanna the She-Devil / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mark Badger (signed)
Inks
Mark Badger (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle; superhero
Characters
Excalibur: Meggan; Shadowcat [Kitty Pryde]
Doctor Doom [Victor Von Doom]; Shanna the She-Devil
Universe
Marvel : mainstream

Indexer Notes

Outside back cover. Signed "AFTER MOSER". The art is similar to the "Summer" drawing done in 1895 by Austrian artist Koloman Moser.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Wolverine
  2. 1. Marvel Comics Presents
  3. 2. Weapon X: Chapter Three
    Wolverine
  4. 3. Death and the King's Horsemen; (The Bush of Ghosts part 8)
    Shanna the She-Devil
  5. 4. Charmed Lives!
    Meggan; Shadowcat
  6. 5. Triumph
    Doctor Doom
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Marvel Readers Present
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Doctor Doom; Meggan; Shadowcat; Shanna the She-Devil
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Katie
  • Max Capp
  • Steve Coates
  • Peter Croome
  • Jerry Hillegas (R.I.P.)
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Darrel McCann
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Richard Thomson
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Mike Verhart