Wolverine #1 [Direct]
(November 1988)

Marvel, 1988 Series
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Price
1.50 USD; 2.00 CAD; 0.50 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1988-07-12
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics
Publisher's Brand
Marvel [standalone or inside vertical box]
Editing
Bob Harras (credited) (editor); Tom DeFalco (credited) (editor-in-chief)

Issue Notes

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Wolverine / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Al Williamson
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wolverine [Logan]
Universe
Marvel : mainstream
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Sword Quest (Table of Contents: 1)

Wolverine / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Chris Claremont (credited)
Pencils
John Buscema (credited)
Inks
Al Williamson (credited)
Colors
Glynis Oliver (credited)
Letters
Tom Orzechowski (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Telambang -- -- a small out-of-the-way island in the heart...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Cult of the Black Blade: Muramasa (villain, first appearance); Tsuboro (villain, first appearance); Mei Yin (villain, first appearance)
Banapur Khan (villain, first appearance, death); Lindsay McCabe (guest); Kojima Noburo (guest, first appearance, death); Captain Lee Kwan Pen (first appearance, death); Wolverine [Logan] (featured, also as Patch); Roger
Universe
Marvel : mainstream
Synopsis
Wolverine takes down a band of pirates who have captured Mariko's secretary. Wolverine adopts the "Patch" identity in Madripoor where he tries to track down the infamous Black Sword of legend.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Bullpen Bulletins; Hype Box; ProFile / in-house column / 1 page (report information)

Wolverine Gallery (Table of Contents: 3)

Wolverine / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
John Byrne
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wolverine [Logan]
Universe
Marvel : mainstream
Reprints

Indexer Notes

On the back cover.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Wolverine
  2. 1. Sword Quest
    Wolverine
  3. 2. ["He's faster than a speeding bullet, more powerful than a locomotive…"]
    Bullpen Bulletins; Hype Box; ProFile
  4. 3. Wolverine Gallery
    Wolverine
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