A-Next #3
(December 1998)

Marvel, 1998 Series
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Volume
1
Price
1.99 USD; 2.80 CAD
Pages
38
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved By the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics
Publisher's Brand
Marvel Comics 2 [MC2]
Barcode
759606037902 00311
Editing
Pete Franco (Assistant Editor); Tom DeFalco (Editor); Bob Harras (Editor-in-Chief)

Issue Notes

Gatefold front cover (ads).
This issue has variants:

A-Next vs. the Original Defenders (Table of Contents)

A-Next / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ron Frenz (signed)
Inks
Brett Breeding (signed)
Colors
Mark McNabb (signed)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
A-Next [J2 [Zane Yama]; Stinger [Dr. Cassandra Lang]; Mainframe; Thunderstrike [Kevin Masterson]]; Defenders [Hulk; Dr. Strange; Namor the Sub-Mariner]

Indexer Notes

Cover art is an homage to the cover of Avengers, The (Marvel, 1963 series) #3 (January 1964)

Down 'N' Dirty With the Defenders (Table of Contents: 1)

A-Next / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Tom DeFalco; Ron Frenz (plot)
Pencils
Ron Frenz
Inks
Brett Breeding
Colors
Bob Sharen
Letters
Jim Novak

Genre
superhero
Characters
A-Next [J2 [Zane Yama]; Stinger [Dr. Cassandra Lang]; Mainframe; Thunderstrike [Kevin Masterson]]; Defenders [Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Dr. Stephen Strange; Namor the Sub-Mariner]; Scott Lang [Ant-Man]; Jarvis; Doc Magnus; Shannon Carter [American Dream]; Freebooter (cameo); Bluestreak (cameo); Crimson Curse (cameo); Dr. Jennifer Bissette; Deacon; Jose; Kimmy; Maria Sapristi
Synopsis
Doctor Strange reunites the Defenders. Doc Magnus recruits the Avengers to stop him.

Indexer Notes

First appearance Doc Magnus. Part of this issue crosses over with J2 #3. First appearance (in shadow) of Crimson Curse, Freebooter, and Bluestreak.

A Next (Table of Contents: 2)

A Next / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers: Scott McLean, Jacob Gilbert, Gary Withrow, Lloyd A. Grant, Paul Seiman

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. A-Next vs. the Original Defenders
    A-Next
  2. 1. Down 'N' Dirty With the Defenders
    A-Next
  3. 2. A Next
    A Next
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Mark Boyer
  • Juan Gonzalez
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Darrel McCann
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Per Sandell