Iron Man #1 [Direct Edition]
(February 1998)

Marvel, 1998 Series
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Volume
3
Price
2.99 USD; 4.20 CAD
Pages
54
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1997-12-10
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics
Brand
Marvel Comics
Barcode
759606044573 00111
Editing
Bobbie Chase (editor); Bob Harras (editor-in-chief)

Issue Notes

first "Heroes Return" issue. Has a two-page gatefold cover.
This issue has variants:

[Cover A] (Table of Contents)

Iron Man / cover / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Sean Chen (signed)
Inks
Eric Cannon (signed)
Colors
Liquid! (signed)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Iron Man [Tony Stark]
Reprints
Keywords
Iron Man Armor Model 16

Indexer Notes

Gatefold wraparound cover.

[Ads] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

advertisement / 10 pages (report information)

The Invincible Iron Man (Table of Contents: 2)

Iron Man / recap / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Tom Brevoort
Pencils
Sean Chen; Andy Kubert; Jim Lee; Salvador Larroca; various
Inks
Eric Cannon; Cam Smith; Scott Williams; Scott Hanna; various
Colors
Liquid!; Joe Rosas; Steve Buccellato; various
Letters
Comicraft; John Marasigan; typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Rosalind Sharpe; Foggy Nelson; Pepper Potts; J. Jonah Jameson; Morgan Stark; Jim Rhodey; Sunset Bain; Onslaught; Fantastic Four; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Thor Odinson

Indexer Notes

Recap of Heroes Reborn.

Looking Forward (Table of Contents: 3)

Iron Man / comic story / 38 pages (report information)

Script
Kurt Busiek (credited)
Pencils
Sean Chen (credited)
Inks
Eric Cannon (credited)
Colors
Liquid! (credited)
Letters
Richard Starkings (credited as RS); Comicraft (credited); Dave Lanphear (credited as DL)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Good afternoon.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Pepper Potts; Morgan Stark; Foggy Nelson; J. Jonah Jameson; James Rhodes; Vittorio Silvani; Death Squad (first appearance) [Rocket-Launcher; Airborne; Smokescreen; Boobytrap; Firefight]; Marla Madison; Reed Richards; Sue Richards; Rosalind Sharpe; Norman Osborn; Sunset Bain; Toshiro Kanada (flashback); Wong-Chu (flashback); Ho Yinsen (flashback); A.I.M.; M.O.D.O.K. [George Tarleton]; Madame Masque [Whitney Frost]; Mordecai Midas; Mandarin
Reprints
Keywords
Iron Man Armor Model 16; Stark Tower

Indexer Notes

origin retold briefly

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Bullpen Bulletins; Stan's Soapbox / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee; ?
Letters
Richard Starkings; Comicraft; typeset

Indexer Notes

Stan's Soapbox. Marvel checklist for comics released December 17th, 1997.

Subscribe Today! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Fantastic Four; Iron Man; Captain America; Avengers / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Cover A]
    Iron Man
  2. 1. [Ads]
  3. 2. The Invincible Iron Man
    Iron Man
  4. 3. Looking Forward
    Iron Man
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins; Stan's Soapbox
  6. 5. Subscribe Today!
    Fantastic Four; Iron Man; Captain America; Avengers
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