Strange #244
(5 avril 1990)

Semic S.A., 1989 Series
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Price
16,00 FRF
Pages
100
Indicia Frequency
mensuel
On-sale date
1990-04-05
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 02440
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)

Spider-Man / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Todd McFarlane (signed)
Inks
Todd McFarlane (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
super-héros (superhero)
Characters
Killer Shrike; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]
Reprints

Vouloir, c'est pouvoir (Table of Contents: 1)

Division Alpha [Alpha Flight] / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Mantlo
Pencils
Jim Lee (breakdowns)
Inks
Al Milgrom (finisher)
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]; Veronica Langkowski; Melanie Killgrave; Becky MacNeil; Ramsey MacNeil; Claire MacNeil; Jade Dragon; Aurora; Snowbird; Elizabeth Twoyoungmen [Talisman]; Tundra; Somon; Kariooq; Tolamaq; Guardian [James MacDonald Hudson] (Cameo Flashback); Shaman (Cameo Flashback); Northstar (Cameo Flashback); Puck (Cameo Flashback); Hulk (Cameo Flashback); Smart Alec (Cameo Flashback); Box [Roger Bochs] (Cameo Flashback); Pestilence (Cameo Flashback); Dreamqueen (Cameo)
Synopsis
Wanda tries to prove in court that she is really Walter so she can get her possessions back from her ex-wife. During the trial, she is swept to another dimension where she is asked to choose between joining the great beasts or the elder gods. Rejecting both, Wanda also rejects her old life as Walter with a little help from an old teammate and love (that would be Aurora, who is now a nun).
Reprints

Le maître-chanteur (Table of Contents: 2)

L'Homme Araignée [Spider-Man] / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script
David Michelinie
Pencils
Todd McFarlane
Inks
Todd McFarlane; Terry Fitzgerald (background assist)
Colors
Janice Cohen
Letters
?

Genre
super-héros (superhero)
Characters
Anne-Marie Baker (research assistant); Dr. Evan Swann; Killer Shrike; Mary Jane Watson-Parker; Mr. Graff (locksmith); Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; the Tinkerer
Synopsis
Spider-Man investigates some strange goings on in the ESU science lab and runs up against Killer Shrike and the Tinkerer.
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Indexer Notes

Cover story

Fantôme impie ! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
David Michelinie (plot, script); Bob Layton (plot)
Pencils
Butch Guice (breakdowns)
Inks
Bob Layton (finishes); Don Hudson (additional inks)
Colors
Bob Sharen
Letters
?

Genre
super-héros (superhero)
Characters
Iron Man [Tony Stark]; The Ghost; Blacklash [Mark Scarlotti]; Blizzard [Donny Gill]; Boomerang; Justin Hammer; James Rhodes; Bambi Arbogast; Barbara Dare; Abe Zimmer; Rae LaCoste; Kathy Dare; Felix Alverez
Reprints

Bataille sur l'Olympe (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; Namor the Sub-Mariner; Thor [Sigurd Jarlson]]; Hercules; Wasp; Greek gods [Ares (villain); Apollo; Aphrodite; Artemis (villain); Athena; Dionysus (villain); Hephaestus; Hera; Hermes; Venus; Zeus (villain)]; Prometheus
Synopsis
The Avengers, except Captain America whose legs were badly injured by Zeus, battle Zeus and the Greek gods aligned with him. The team is able to take out the gods but are unable to defeat an enraged Zeus. Prometheus manages to revive Hercules, but angered the demigod is unable to perceive friend from foe.
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Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Spider-Man
  2. 1. Vouloir, c'est pouvoir
    Division Alpha [Alpha Flight]
  3. 2. Le maître-chanteur
    L'Homme Araignée [Spider-Man]
  4. 3. Fantôme impie !
    Iron Man
  5. 4. Bataille sur l'Olympe
    Les Vengeurs [The Avengers]
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