Alpha Flight #6 [Newsstand]
(January 1984)

Marvel, 1983 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.60 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1983-10-18
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel [standalone or inside vertical box]
Barcode
0714860296701
Editing
Linda Grant (editor); Jim Shooter (editor-in-chief)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Amazing Heroes #32, with shipping date of 1983-09-27.
This issue is a variant of Alpha Flight (Marvel, 1983 series) #6 [Direct]. There exist further variants:

Snowblind (Table of Contents)

Alpha Flight / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Snowbird
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Assistant Editor's Month. Signature dated 1983.

Snowblind (Table of Contents: 1)

Alpha Flight / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well, Corporal?
Genre
superhero
Characters
Alpha Flight [Guardian [James MacDonald Hudson]; Snowbird [Corporal Anne McKenzie]; Chief Inspector Hamilton; Doug Thompson; Ed Barrow; Thom; VILLAIN: Kolomaq (first appearance)
Synopsis
Snowbird battles the great beast Kolomaq in a snowstorm.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

As an Assistant Editor's Month Stunt, there are 6 pages with no art, only panels and word balloons (the sequence takes place in a snowstorm).

The Old Ways (Table of Contents: 2)

Alpha Flight / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A few minutes walk from the townsite of Banff...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Shaman [Michael Twoyoungmen] (origin); Elizabeth Twoyoungmen (introduction, flashback); Katheryn Twoyoungmen (flashback, corpse); Dr. Max Bassara (flashback); Heather Hudson (flashback); Shaman's grandfather (spirit); Doctor Strange (cameo); The Ancient One (cameo)
Reprints

Message in a Bottle (Table of Contents: 3)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Linda Grant
Pencils
Marie Severin (signed)
Inks
Marie Severin (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Characters
Linda Grant

Indexer Notes

Claims to replace letter's page even though issues #1-5 haven't had any.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Snowblind
    Alpha Flight
  2. 1. Snowblind
    Alpha Flight
  3. 2. The Old Ways
    Alpha Flight
  4. 3. Message in a Bottle
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