Marvel Comics Presents #170 [Direct]
(Late December 1994)

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Volume
1
Price
1.75 USD; 2.35 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
biweekly
On-sale Date
1994-12-25
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics
Brand
Marvel Comics
Barcode
759606022144 17011
Editing
Richard Ashford (credited) (editor); Michael Kraiger (credited) (assistant editor); Ralph Macchio (credited) (group editor); Tom DeFalco (credited) (editor in chief)

Issue Notes

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Mandarin / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Patrick Rolo (credited)
Inks
Reggie Jones (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Mandarin

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

credits, title page / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Title, credits, issue checklist for Hands of the Mandarin, and indicia. Inside covers.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Richard Ashford; Michael Kraiger
Pencils
Rob Haynes (illustration)
Inks
Rob Haynes (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Richard and Michael, behold the man indeed!
Feature Logo
Marvel Readers Present

Indexer Notes

Letters from Scott Clark and Darrel W. Forst Jr. Illustration from next issue's War Machine story.

In the Hands of the Mandarin, Part 2 of 2: Inner Demons (Table of Contents: 3)

Force Works / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Len Kaminski (credited); Scott Benson (credited)
Pencils
Patrick Rolo (credited)
Inks
Reggie Jones (credited)
Colors
Frank Lopez (credited)
Letters
Michael Higgins (credited as Ul Higgins)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You're currently inside the mind of the Mandarin...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Mandarin
Reprints
Keywords
China; Heart of Darkness; Mandarin's Rings

Indexer Notes

Part of the Hands of Mandarin crossover. The story continues in Force Works (Marvel,1994 series) #6.

Suzi (Table of Contents: 4)

Force Works / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Abnett (credited)
Pencils
Rey Garcia (credited)
Inks
Rey Garcia (credited)
Colors
Frank Lopez (credited)
Letters
Madonna Limcaco (credited as Madonna)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I stand on the third floor of a shuddering building and look down into the streets of Hong Kong below me.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Suzi Endo; Force Works [Century; Scarlet Witch [Wanda Maximoff]; U.S. Agent [John Walker]; Spider-Woman [Julia Carpenter]]; Tony Stark (cameo, flashback); Avatars [Lich; Deluge; Foundry; Q'Wake; Butterfly]
Reprints
Keywords
Hong Kong

Indexer Notes

Part of the Hands of Mandarin crossover.

Part 1: Shrinking to Nothing (Table of Contents: 5)

Vengeance / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Chris Cooper (credited)
Pencils
Reggie Jones (credited) (breakdowns); Fred Harper (credited) (finishes)
Inks
Fred Harper (credited) (finishes)
Colors
Ashley Posella (credited)
Letters
Diana Albers (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Obviously, you weren't really hurt, Badilino-- not even unconscious.
Genre
horror-suspense; superhero
Characters
Vengeance [Michael Badilino]; Sam Buchanan; Doc Samson; Psychobabble; Hulk [Bruce Banner] (cameo, flashback); Rebecca Taylor (flashback); Reverend Nice; Revengers (gang)
Keywords
Los Angeles; occult; Pendleton Institute

Red Wolf (Table of Contents: 6)

Red Wolf [Marvel] / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Alan Cowsill (credited)
Pencils
Jim Cheung (signed as Jim C [overlapping]) (credited as Jimmy Chung) (signed in page 8)
Inks
Martin Griffiths (credited, signed) (signed on page 8)
Colors
Frank Lopez (credited)
Letters
Pat Prentice (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Twenty years ago the Mashantucket Pequots had all but died out.
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Red Wolf [William Talltrees]; Lobo (wolf); Billy Two-Rivers; John Stands-in-Timber; Randall; Tarantino; Mason (Maggia boss)
Reprints
Keywords
Mashantucket Pequot

From Richard and Michael (Table of Contents: 7)

text article / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Richard Ashford (credited as Richard); Michael Kraiger (credited as Michael)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Rumors, we hear lots and lots of rumors, these days with electronic bulletin boards and the connectedness of the internet, these rumors can spread as fast as it takes someone to type them onto a keyboard.

Indexer Notes

Text about the cancellation of the series.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Vengeance / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Czop (credited) (signed as CZOP)
Inks
Tim Dzon (credited, signed)
Colors
?

Genre
horror-suspense; superhero
Characters
Vengeance [Michael Badilino]
Keywords
occult
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Mandarin
  2. 1. [Title, Credits and Indicia]
  3. 2. ["Dear Richard and Michael, behold the man indeed!"]
    Marvel Readers Present
  4. 3. In the Hands of the Mandarin, Part 2 of 2: Inner Demons
    Force Works
  5. 4. Suzi
    Force Works
  6. 5. Part 1: Shrinking to Nothing
    Vengeance
  7. 6. Red Wolf
    Red Wolf [Marvel]
  8. 7. From Richard and Michael
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Vengeance
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