ID4: Independence Day #2 [Direct Edition]
(July 1996)

Marvel, 1996 Series
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Volume
1
Price
1.95 USD; 2.75 CAD
Pages
36
On-sale Date
1996-07-17
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics
Brand
Marvel Comics
Barcode
704294049218 00211
Editing
Phil Crain

Issue Notes

Unusually for this time at Marvel the barcode does not state "Direct Edition" on it.
This issue is a variant of ID4: Independence Day (Marvel, 1996 series) #2 [Newsstand].

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Independence Day / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Kevin Nowlan (signed)
Inks
Kevin Nowlan (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
science fiction
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Independence Day (Table of Contents: 1)

Independence Day / comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script
Ralph Macchio; Dean Devlin (original screenplay); Roland Emmerich (original screenplay)
Pencils
Leonard Kirk; Rod Whigham; Steve Erwin
Inks
Terry Pallot; Scott Reed; Steve Moncuse
Colors
Moose Baumann
Letters
Edd Fear

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Captain Steven Hiller; President Thomas J. Whitmore; David Levinson; General William Grey; First Lady Marilyn Whitmore (death); Patricia Whitmore; Constance Spano [Connie Spano]; Russell Casse (death); Jasmine Dubrow; Dylan Dubrow; Julius Levinson; Miguel Casse; Troy Casse; Radar Tech; Arabian Air Force pilots; Russian pilots; Japanese radar tech; Dr. Brackish Okun (death); Major Mitchell; Albert Nimzicki; Unnamed doctor; Unnamed soldiers; various unnamed Alien Invaders
Synopsis
Following the destruction of most of the major U.S. cities by alien invaders, the humans fight back using an alien ship that was kept in Area 51 since the 1950s. They disable the alien force fields by using a computer virus and destroy their mothership, while the President leads an air attack against the invaders on earth.
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Indexer Notes

Part two of two. With the exception of the inside front cover and back covers there are no ads in this issue. Unlike other recent Marvel movie adaptations, the drawn characters resemble their movie counterparts.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Independence Day
  2. 1. Independence Day
    Independence Day
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