Alpha Flight #1 [Newsstand]
(August 1983)

Marvel, 1983 Series
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Volume
1
Price
1.00 USD
Pages
52
Indicia frequency
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner]
Barcode
0714860296708
Editing
Denny O'Neil (Editor); Linda Grant (Assistant Editor); Jim Shooter (Editor-in-Chief)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was ongoing

Issue Notes

This issue is a variant of Alpha Flight (Marvel, 1983 series) #1 [Direct]. There exist further variants.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Alpha Flight / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Byrne (signed)
Inks
Terry Austin (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Michael Higgins ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Alpha Flight [Vindicator; Sasquatch; Aurora; Northstar; Marrina; Shaman; Snowbird; Puck]; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; X-Men [Cyclops; Nightcrawler]; Fantastic Four [Mister Fantastic; Invisible Girl; Thing]; Franklin Richards; Daredevil; Avengers [Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Thor]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Double-Sized Issue.

A Cracker Jack Story (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Scottie; Cracker Jack / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Tundra! (Table of Contents: 2)

Alpha Flight / comic story / 38 pages (report information)

Script
John Byrne
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
John Byrne
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Joe Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Alpha Flight [Vindicator [James MacDonald Hudson]; Shaman; Snowbird; Aurora; Northstar; Puck (introduction); Marrina (introduction); Sasquatch]; Heather Hudson; Tundra (introduction); Wolverine (flashback); Nightcrawler (flashback); Beta Flight [Box [Roger Bochs]; flashback] (cameo); Gamma Flight [Madison Jeffries; Smart Alec; Diamond Lil; Wildchild] (cameo); Prime Minister Trudeau (flashback); Gary Cody; Sister Anne; Dan Smallwood; Francois; Georges
Synopsis
Canada's elite government superhero team is reunited to fight an ancient demigod that draws its power from the land itself.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

First solo Alpha Flight story; Alpha Flight first appeared in X-Men #120.

Alpha Waves (Table of Contents: 3)

Alpha Waves / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
John Byrne
Letters
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Brief history of where the characters of Alpha Flight appeared previously.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Alpha Flight
  2. 1. A Cracker Jack Story
    Scottie; Cracker Jack
  3. 2. Tundra!
    Alpha Flight
  4. 3. Alpha Waves
    Alpha Waves
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ralf Haring
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Kelly Langston-Smith