Alpha Flight #3 [Newsstand]
(October 1983)

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
0714860296710
Editing
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) #3 [Direct].


[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
Aurora
Reprints

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

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

Yesterday Man (Table of Contents: 2)

Alpha Flight / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
John Byrne
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
John Byrne
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Tom Orzechowski

Genre
superhero
Characters
Alpha Flight [Guardian [James MacDonald Hudson]; Shaman; Snowbird; Aurora; Northstar; Marrina (partial origin); Sasquatch]; Master of the World (origin); Namor the Sub-Mariner (cameo); Invisible Girl
Synopsis
The Master of the World has captured Marrina and Alpha Flight invades his fortress to mount a rescue, without much success, since the Master's base seems alive. Master relates Marrina his origin. Invisible Woman and Namor join the party.
Reprints

Purpose (Table of Contents: 3)

The Origins of Alpha Flight / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
John Byrne
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
John Byrne
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Tom Orzechowski

Genre
superhero
Characters
James MacDonald Hudson (Origin); Heather McNeil; Frank Hulme; Wolverine (Cameo)
Synopsis
James, encouraged by Heather, takes his discovery to the Canadian government where he is asked to help create Department H.
Reprints

Guardian First of Alpha Flight! (Table of Contents: 4)

Alpha Flight / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Byrne (signed)
Inks
John Byrne (signed)
Colors
Andy Yanchus
Letters
Tom Orzechowski

Genre
superhero
Characters
Guardian [James MacDonald Hudson]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Signature dated 1983.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Alpha Flight
  2. 1. A Cracker Jack Story
    Scottie; Cracker Jack
  3. 2. Yesterday Man
    Alpha Flight
  4. 3. Purpose
    The Origins of Alpha Flight
  5. 4. Guardian First of Alpha Flight!
    Alpha Flight
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  • Peter Croome
  • Steven Samuels
  • Darrel McCann
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