(August 1995)

Marvel, 1995 Series
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Volume
1
Price
2.95 USD; 4.15 CAD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics
Brand
Marvel Comics
Barcode
?
Editing
Gary Russell (Reprint); Bernie Jaye (Original)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U.S. comic
Paper Stock
Glossy
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Limited Series

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Captain Britain / cover / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Alan Davis
Inks
Alan Davis
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Fury; Merlyn; Roma
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Wraparound cover

Friends and Enemies (Table of Contents: 1)

Captain Britain / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Thorpe
Pencils
Alan Davis
Inks
Alan Davis
Colors
Helen Nally
Letters
Jenny O'Connor

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Britain; GUESTS: Avant Guard; CAMEO FLASHBACK: Jackdaw; Opal Luna Saturnyne; Status Crew; Wilcox-Smith
Synopsis
Captain Britain is on his way to help the Avant Guard put Saturnyne's enlightenment liquid into Britain's water supply when he stops to interfere in a local gang war.
Reprints

If the Push Should Fail... (Table of Contents: 2)

Captain Britain / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Thorpe
Pencils
Alan Davis
Inks
Alan Davis
Colors
Helen Nally
Letters
Jenny O'Connor

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Britain; Jackdaw; GUESTS: Opal Luna Saturnyne; Dimples; Avant Guard; CAMEO: Mad Jim Jaspers
Synopsis
Thinking that Jackdaw had been killed, Captain Britain is thrilled when his elf sidekick returns to help him try to negotiate a gang war between rival blocks. They give the warring factions some of Saturnyne's enlightenment liquid and all hostilities immediately cease. In fact, all over England, the Push is successful as the citizens drink the Luna enhanced water supply. Just as things are looking up, however, the world begins warping into complete madness.
Reprints

A Crooked World (Table of Contents: 3)

Captain Britain / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Alan Moore; Alan Davis
Pencils
Alan Davis
Inks
Alan Davis
Colors
Helen Nally
Letters
Jenny O'Connor

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Britain; Jackdaw (death); GUESTS: Opal Luna Saturnyne; Dimples (death); Avant Guard; VILLAIN: The Fury; CAMEO: Mad Jim Jaspers
Synopsis
The whole world has gone mad and the British government thinks Captain Britain and Saturnyne are responsible so they activate the Fury, a hero killing cybiote. When the Fury proves too much, even for Cap, Luna and her crew teleport out. The Fury kills Jackdaw but even Cap's intense rage at seeing his friend cut down is not enough to help him defeat the creature. Cap's arm is broken in the battle and he is rescued by an unlikely ally, Mad Jim Jaspers.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Miracleman is mentioned in the story.

Cover Gallery (Table of Contents: 4)

Captain Britain / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Alan Davis
Inks
Alan Davis
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Britain; Jackdaw; The Fury
Reprints

Graveyard Shift (Table of Contents: 5)

Captain Britain / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Alan Moore
Pencils
Alan Davis
Inks
Alan Davis
Colors
Helen Nally
Letters
Jenny O'Connor

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Britain; VILLAINS: The Fury; Mad Jim Jaspers; CAMEO: Linda McQuillan [Captain U.K.]
Synopsis
Jaspers explains to Cap how he masterminded the deaths of all superheroes in this reality and why he is currently turning the world upside down. Fearing that he is going mad himself, Cap flees from Jaspers and finds himself in a graveyard of heroes next to the freshly dug grave of Captain U.K. The Fury shows up and blasts him into oblivion, causing his body to fall into the very grave he was contemplating.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Miracleman is mentioned in the story.

Cover Gallery (Table of Contents: 6)

Captain Britain / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Paul Neary
Inks
Paul Neary
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Britain; Daredevil; Spider-Man
Reprints

A Rag, a Bone, a Hank of Hair... (Table of Contents: 7)

Captain Britain / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Alan Moore
Pencils
Alan Davis
Inks
Alan Davis
Colors
Helen Nally
Letters
Jenny O'Connor

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Britain; GUESTS: Merlyn; Roma; CAMEO FLASHBACK: Black Knight [Dane Whitman]; Jackdaw; Opal Luna Saturnyne; Dimples; Avant Guard; Status Guard; Algernon; Crazy Gang [Mad Jim Jaspers; The Jester; The Knave; Red Queen; Tweedledope; Executioner]
Synopsis
The Fury has killed Captain Britain but Merlyn and Roma put him back together again and send him back to his home reality.
Reprints

Captain Britain's Uniform (Table of Contents: 8)

Captain Britain / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Alan Davis
Pencils
Alan Davis
Inks
Alan Davis
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset; Alan Davis

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Britain
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Alan Davis' design sketches for the look of Captain Britain's costume.

Attack of the Binary Beings! (Table of Contents: 9)

Captain Britain / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Alan Davis; Paul Neary
Pencils
Alan Davis
Inks
Alan Davis
Colors
Helen Nally
Letters
Jenny O'Connor

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Britain; Jackdaw; VILLAINS: Binary Beings
Synopsis
Cap and Jackdaw are warping home when they are abducted by alien beings who think with one body and act with another.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story takes place directly before the first story in issue #1.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Captain Britain
  2. 1. Friends and Enemies
    Captain Britain
  3. 2. If the Push Should Fail...
    Captain Britain
  4. 3. A Crooked World
    Captain Britain
  5. 4. Cover Gallery
    Captain Britain
  6. 5. Graveyard Shift
    Captain Britain
  7. 6. Cover Gallery
    Captain Britain
  8. 7. A Rag, a Bone, a Hank of Hair...
    Captain Britain
  9. 8. Captain Britain's Uniform
    Captain Britain
  10. 9. Attack of the Binary Beings!
    Captain Britain
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