Alpha Flight #9 [Newsstand]
(April 1984)

Marvel, 1983 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.60 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel [standalone or inside vertical box]
Barcode
0714860296704
Editing
Linda Grant (assistant editor); Denny O'Neil (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) #9 [Direct]. There exist further variants.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Alpha Flight / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Byrne (signed)
Inks
John Byrne (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Sasquatch; Megan Masterson; Super-Skrull (arm only)
Reprints

Things Aren't Always What They Seem (Table of Contents: 1)

Alpha Flight / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
John Byrne
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
John Byrne
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Michael Higgins

Genre
superhero
Characters
Sasquatch [Walter Langkowski]; Kortgaard (Death); Colonel McMurdo (Death); Megan Masterson (Death); Greene (Death); Doctor Duncan (Death); Super-Skrull [also as The Thing]
Synopsis
In an isolated research station, Dr. Langkowski is invited to study an odd cosmic radioactivity phenomenon. When the scientist locks in, the Fantastic Four's the Thing is "beamed in", forcing Langkowski to reveal his secret identity to the others. Then the other scientists are killed off and the strange visitor turns out to be someone else altogether.
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A Stranger In My Mirror (Table of Contents: 2)

Origins of Alpha Flight / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
John Byrne
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
John Byrne
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Michael Higgins

Genre
superhero
Characters
Aurora (Origin); Soeur Anne; Wolverine
Synopsis
The young Jeanne-Marie Beaubier grows up in an orphanage and develops her powers and her dual personality. When she runs across some thugs, she deals with them easily, much to the amusement of the passing Wolverine, who suggests she contact James MacDonald Hudson.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Alpha Flight
  2. 1. Things Aren't Always What They Seem
    Alpha Flight
  3. 2. A Stranger In My Mirror
    Origins of Alpha Flight
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  • Vik-Thor Rose
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