(March 1984)

Marvel, 1984 Series
 
Volume
1
Price
2.00 USD; 2.25 CAD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
?
On-sale date
1984 ?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel [standalone or inside vertical box]
Barcode
?
Editing
Jim Salicrup (reprint editor); Jim Shooter (original and reprint editor-in-chief)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
one-shot

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Spider-Man and Daredevil / cover / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Frank Miller
Inks
Frank Miller
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Daredevil [Matt Murdock]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Wraparound cover

"Frank Miller's Coming to Town" (Table of Contents: 1)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jim Salicrup
Pencils
Frank Miller (illo)
Inks
Frank Miller (illo)
Colors
?
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset)

Synopsis
Jim Salicrup's recollections of Frank Miller's beginnings at Marvel Comics.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Contains masthead, introduction, contents and illo of a Daredevil silhouette.

The Blind Leading the Blind (Table of Contents: 2)

Spider-Man / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Mantlo
Pencils
Frank Miller (pages 1-4, 9-21); Mark Bright (pages 5-8)
Inks
Frank Springer (pages 1-4, 9-21); Vince Colletta (pages 5-8)
Colors
John Tartaglione [as J. Tartag]
Letters
Denise Wohl (pages 1-4, 9-21); Rick Parker (uncredited, pages 5-8)
Editing
Mary Jo Duffy

Genre
superhero
Characters
Betty Brant; Carrion; Daredevil; Dr. Henry Orlock; the Maggia; Mary Jane Watson; the Masked Marauder; Mayor Ed Koch; Mrs. Muggins; Nurse Wills; Spider-Man; the Tri-Man
Synopsis
Daredevil helps a blinded Spider-Man against the Masked Marauder who threatens to blow up New York City with a nuclear bomb if it isn't handed over to him.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Pages 5-8, newly added, fill in readers so as to get a full story. Original colorist: Bob Sharen.

[The Spectacular Spider-Man #27 cover reprint] (Table of Contents: 3)

Spider-Man / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dave Cockrum (signed)
Inks
Al Milgrom (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Irving Watanabe
Editing
Mary Jo Duffy

Genre
superhero
Characters
Daredevil; Spider-Man; the Tri-Man
Reprints

[The Spectacular Spider-Man #28 cover reprint] (Table of Contents: 4)

Spider-Man / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Keith Pollard (signed)
Inks
Al Milgrom (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Dan Crespi?
Editing
Al Milgrom

Genre
superhero
Characters
Carrion; Peter Parker (as Spider-Man in the background)
Reprints

[Marvel Premiere #49 cover reprint] (Table of Contents: 5)

The Falcon / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Frank Miller (signed)
Inks
Klaus Janson (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
John Costanza?
Editing
Roger Stern

Genre
superhero
Characters
the Falcon; Redwing
Reprints

[Marvel Spotlight #2 cover reprint] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Frank Miller (signed)
Inks
Terry Austin (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Roger Stern

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel; ISAAC
Reprints

[Marvel Spotlight #8 cover reprint] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Frank Miller (signed)
Inks
Terry Austin (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Bob Budiansky (assistant); Jim Salicrup

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel
Reprints

[Marvel Spotlight #5 cover reprint] (Table of Contents: 8)

The Dragon Lord / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Frank Miller (signed)
Inks
Bob Wiacek (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino; Irving Watanabe
Editing
Jim Shooter

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
the Dragon Lord
Reprints
Keywords
monsters

[Marvel Spotlight #7 cover reprint] (Table of Contents: 9)

Star-Lord / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Frank Miller (signed)
Inks
Bob Wiacek (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset
Editing
Jim Salicrup

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Star-Lord
Reprints

Ashes to Ashes! (Table of Contents: 10)

Spider-Man / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Mantlo
Pencils
Frank Miller (breakdowns); Frank Springer (finishes)
Inks
Frank Springer
Colors
George Roussos
Letters
Denise Wohl (pages 1-8); Elaine Heinl (pages 9-18)
Editing
Al Milgrom (original editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Betty Brant; Carrion; Daredevil; Detective Jimmy D'Angelo; Flash Thompson; Hector Ayala (a.k.a. the White Tiger); Holy Gillis; the Maggia; Mary Jane Watson; the Masked Marauder; Mayor Ed Koch; Mrs. Muggins; Spider-Man; the Tri-Man
Synopsis
Spider-Man, with Daredevil's help, stops the Masked Marauder's plans to destroy New York City, gets his eyesight back and confronts the deadly Carrion who's been leaving ominous messages.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Originally colorist: Mario Sen.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jim Salicrup ?
Letters
Brenda Mings (typeset)

Synopsis
Recounts how the Spider-Man versus Carrion story, that starts in this issue, ends.

[The Spectacular Spider-Man #30 panel reprint] (Table of Contents: 12)

Spider-Man / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bill Mantlo
Pencils
Jim Mooney
Inks
Frank Springer
Colors
?
Letters
Jim Novak
Editing
Al Milgrom

Genre
superhero
Characters
Carrion; Spider-Man
Synopsis
Carrion unmasks a bound Spider-Man while revealing his own identity.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Panel from The Spectacular Spider-Man (Marvel, 1976 series) #30.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Spider-Man and Daredevil
  2. 1. "Frank Miller's Coming to Town"
  3. 2. The Blind Leading the Blind
    Spider-Man
  4. 3. [The Spectacular Spider-Man #27 cover reprint]
    Spider-Man
  5. 4. [The Spectacular Spider-Man #28 cover reprint]
    Spider-Man
  6. 5. [Marvel Premiere #49 cover reprint]
    The Falcon
  7. 6. [Marvel Spotlight #2 cover reprint]
    Captain Marvel
  8. 7. [Marvel Spotlight #8 cover reprint]
    Captain Marvel
  9. 8. [Marvel Spotlight #5 cover reprint]
    The Dragon Lord
  10. 9. [Marvel Spotlight #7 cover reprint]
    Star-Lord
  11. 10. Ashes to Ashes!
    Spider-Man
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
  13. 12. [The Spectacular Spider-Man #30 panel reprint]
    Spider-Man
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