Strange #242
(5 février 1990)

Semic S.A., 1989 Series
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Price
16,00 FRF
Pages
100
Indicia Frequency
mensuel
On-sale date
1990-02-05
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Loi n° 49-956 du 16 juillet 1949 sur les publications destinées à la jeunesse
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Semic France
Brand
Semic France (logo rond)
Barcode
3793990016003 02420
Editing
A. Mitsialis; Claude Vistel; M. J. Bernard
Color
Couleurs [Color]
Binding
Broché [Bound]
Publishing Format
Etait une série non limitéé [Was Ongoing Series]

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Division Alpha [Alpha Flight] / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Lee (signed)
Inks
Jim Lee (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
super-héros (superhero)
Characters
Alpha Flight [Vindicator [Heather Hudson]; Sasquatch [Wanda Langkowski]; Box [Madison Jeffries]]; Beta Flight [Manikin; Purple Girl; Goblyn]
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Inquisition ! (Table of Contents: 1)

Division Alpha [Alpha Flight] / comic story / 28 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Mantlo
Pencils
Jim Lee
Inks
Al Milgrom
Colors
Bob Sharen
Letters
?

Genre
super-héros (superhero)
Characters
Alpha Flight [Vindicator [Heather Hudson]; Sasquatch [Wanda Langkowski]; Box [Madison Jeffries]]; Beta Flight [Manikin; Purple Girl; Goblyn; Laura Dean]; GUEST: Jade Dragon; CAMEO FLASHBACK: Bedlam; Tundra; Gary Cody; Dreamqueen; Puck; Aurora; Northstar; Snowbird; Shaman; Talisman; Box [Roger Bochs]; Guardian [James MacDonald Hudson]; Flashback; Wildchild; Diamond Lil; Smart Alec; CAMEOS: Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing; Ms. Marvel [Sharon Ventura]; Crystal; Marrina; Thor; Namor, the Sub-Mariner; She-Hulk; Captain Marvel [Monica Rambeau]; Black Knight [Dane Whitman]; Dr. Druid; Wolverine; Storm; Longshot; Dazzler; Colossus; Psylocke; Havok; Rogue
Synopsis
Alpha Flight is brought before the Canadian parliament to answer the charges brought against them due to their recent activity in China. Heather refuses any more government funding so that the team can be independent. Wanda tries to gain access to Walter's money but finds Walt's ex-wife standing in the way.
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Indexer Notes

Cover story

Styx et Stone (Table of Contents: 2)

L'Homme Araignée [Spider-Man] / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
David Michelinie
Pencils
Todd McFarlane
Inks
Todd McFarlane
Colors
Bob Sharen
Letters
?

Genre
super-héros (superhero)
Characters
Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Mary Jane Parker; J. Jonah Jameson; Robbie Robertson; VILLAINS: Styx (1st appearance, origin); Stone (1st appearance, origin); Jonathon Caesar; Manslaughter Marsdale
Synopsis
Spidey searches desperately for his wife. Jon Caesar sends Styx and Stone to take care of Spidey. MJ gets away from Jonathon and saves Spidey's tush.
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Pétrifiée ! (Table of Contents: 3)

Iron Man / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
David Michelinie (co-plot, script); Bob Layton (co-plot)
Pencils
Butch Guice (breakdowns)
Inks
Bob Layton (finishes)
Colors
Bob Sharen
Letters
?

Genre
super-héros (superhero)
Characters
Abe Zimmer; Charles (Paul St. Pierre's butler); Cinda Kendrick (friend of Marcy Pearson); the Grey Gargoyle [Paul Pierre Duval, poses as sculptor Paul St. Pierre]; Iron Man [also as Tony Stark]; Jim Rhodes; Kathy Dare; Marcy Pearson; Mrs. Fruitbagel (caretaker for Tony Stark); Mrs. Pearson (Marcy Pearson's adoptive mother); Rae LaCoste; Randall Pearson (Marcy Pearson's adoptive father)
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Les captifs (Table of Contents: 4)

Les Vengeurs [The Avengers] / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script
Roger Stern
Pencils
John Buscema (breakdowns)
Inks
Tom Palmer (finishes)
Colors
Christie Scheele
Letters
?

Genre
super-héros (superhero)
Characters
Avengers [Black Knight [Dane Whitman]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Captain Marvel [Monica Rambeau]; Doctor Druid; She-Hulk; Thor [Sigurd Jarlson]; Namor the Sub-Mariner (rejoins)]; Marrina; Atlanteans; Prometheus; Hercules (cameo flashback); Greek gods [Cerberus; Neptune; Pluto; Zeus (flashback); Ares (flashback); Hermes (cameo flashback)] (villains)
Synopsis
Neptune captures Namor (recently married to Marrina) and brings him to Hades but the Sub-Mariner is able to escape with the help of Prometheus. With the aid of Namor the Avengers escape from Pluto's prison.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Division Alpha [Alpha Flight]
  2. 1. Inquisition !
    Division Alpha [Alpha Flight]
  3. 2. Styx et Stone
    L'Homme Araignée [Spider-Man]
  4. 3. Pétrifiée !
    Iron Man
  5. 4. Les captifs
    Les Vengeurs [The Avengers]
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