Wolverine #18 [Direct]
(Early December 1989)

Marvel, 1988 Series
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Price
1.50 USD; 2.00 CAD; 0.60 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly except fortnightly in June, July and August
On-sale Date
1989-09-12
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics
Brand
Marvel [standalone or inside vertical box]
Editing
Bob Harras (credited) (editor); Daryl Edelman (assistant editor); Tom DeFalco (credited) (editor-in-chief)

Issue Notes

This issue has variants:
Parts of this issue are reprinted:

The Wrath of Roughouse! (Table of Contents)

Wolverine / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Byrne (signed as BYRNE)
Inks
John Byrne (signed as BYRNE)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wolverine; Roughouse
Reprints

All at Sea (Table of Contents: 1)

Wolverine / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Archie Goodwin (credited)
Pencils
John Byrne (credited) (breakdowns); Klaus Janson (credited) (finishes)
Inks
Klaus Janson (credited) (finishes)
Colors
Glynis Oliver (credited)
Letters
Jim Novak (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
FEATURE: Wolverine; GUESTS: Sister Salvation; Archie Corrigan; Jessica Drew; O'Donnell; VILLAINS: Roughouse; Geist; Felix Caridad; General Coy; The Prince; CAMEOS: Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Thor; CAMEO FLASHBACK: Nuke
Synopsis
Wolverine tries to save Roughouse from the clutches of Geist but fails.
Reprints

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

Bullpen Bulletins; Stan's Soapbox; Pro File / in-house column / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (credited) (signed as Stan Lee [late career]) (Stan's Soapbox); Margaret Clark (credited) (Pro File q&a); ? (Items)
Pencils
? (Pro File caricature)
Inks
? (Pro File caricature)
Colors
? (Pro File caricature)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I don't care how strong he is - six tons of wheat ought to hold him for a while.
Characters
Margaret Clark (caricature)

Indexer Notes

In Stan's Soapbox, Stan wishes life in general could be as friendly as the people attending comic book conventions.
In Items: Describes the frivolity at the second annual Mighty Marvel T-shirt Swapathon; congratulations to newlyweds Carl Potts and Cathleen Meloni.
Pro File: Answers to personal questions by editor Margaret Clark.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Wrath of Roughouse!
    Wolverine
  2. 1. All at Sea
    Wolverine
  3. 2. ["I don't care how strong he is - six tons of wheat ought to hold him for a while."]
    Bullpen Bulletins; Stan's Soapbox; Pro File
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