Alpha Flight #5 [Newsstand]
(December 1983)

Marvel, 1983 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.60 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1983-09-13
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel [standalone or inside vertical box]
Barcode
0714860296712
Editing
Denny O'Neil (Editor); Linda Grant (Assistant Editor); Jim Shooter (Editor-in-Chief)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Amazing Heroes #31, with shipping date of 1983-08-23.
This issue is a variant of Alpha Flight (Marvel, 1983 series) #5 [Direct]. There exist further variants:

And Now... Puck! (Table of Contents)

Alpha Flight / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Puck
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Signature is dated 1983.

What Fools These Mortals Be... (Table of Contents: 1)

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
Shaman [Michael Towyoungmen]; Puck; Nurse Margaret Cambridge; Doctor Craigborne; Sergeant McNamara
Synopsis
Puck is recovering in the hospital from his injury delivered by Marrina when he finds himself involved in a mystery.
Reprints

Deathwatch (Table of Contents: 2)

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
Shaman [Michael Twoyoungmen] (Origin); Elizabeth Twoyoungmen (Introudction; becomes Talisman in AF #18); Katheryn Twoyoungmen (Introduction, Death); Heather McNeil; Claire McNeil; Ramsey McNeil
Synopsis
Talented doctor Michael Twoyoungmen turns away from the ways of his people, despite the requests from his shaman grandfather. Then he learns that his wife is dying. He devotes all his time to finding a cure, to no avail.
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Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. And Now... Puck!
    Alpha Flight
  2. 1. What Fools These Mortals Be...
    Alpha Flight
  3. 2. Deathwatch
    The Origins of Alpha Flight
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