Blah Blah Blog – My So-Called Career, Bonus

A post from my old Marvel blog concerning which books were on sale when I first started interning at Marvel in 1989.

My So-Called Career – Bonus!

April 28, 2007 | 1:00 AM | By Tom_Brevoort | In General As a quick snapshot, so that you folks can get a sense of what Marvel was like at the time when I was interning, here, compiled from MARVEL AGE magazine, is a checklist of the titles that were on sale the month I started:

Mainstream Marvel Universe titles:

DAREDEVIL #271
AVENGERS WEST COAST #49
SENSATIONAL SHE-HULK #6
AVENGERS ANNUAL #18
POWER PACK #49
PUNISHER WAR JOURNAL #9
ALPHA FLIGHT #75
AVENGERS SPOTLIGHT #23
QUASAR #1
MARVEL COMICS PRESENTS #30
MARVEL UNIVERSE HANDBOOK ’89 #1
CAPTAIN AMERICA #360
AVENGERS #308
PUNISHER #24
MARVEL AGE MAGAZINE #79
INCREDIBLE HULK #360
SAGA OF SUB-MARINER #12
DEATH’S HEAD #8
SILVER SURFER #28
WHAT IF…? #4
NICK FURY, AGENT OF SHIELD #2
MARVEL FANFARE #46
FANTASTIC FOUR #331
IRON MAN #247
THOR #408
MARVEL COMICS PRESENTS #31
DOCTOR STRANGE #8
CLOAK & DAGGER #7
MOON KNIGHT #5

Spider-Man titles:

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #321
WEB OF SPIDER-MAN #55
MARVEL TALES #228
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #322
SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #155
WEB OF SPIDER-MAN ANNUAL #5

X-Men titles:

UNCANNY X-MEN #249
WOLVERINE SAGA #2
NEW MUTANTS #80
NEW MUTANTS ANNUAL #5
WOLVERINE #13
EXCALIBUR #13
X-FACTOR ANNUAL #4
UNCANNY X-MEN #250
WOLVERINE #14
X-FACTOR #45
CLASSIC X-MEN #38

Epic creator-owned titles:

GROO THE WANDERER #56
ST GEORGE #8
SHADOWMASTERS #1
GROO CHRONICLES #4
ALIEN LEGION #12
AKIRA #13

Licenced property titles:

G.I.JOE SPECIAL MISSIONS #26
G.I.JOE EUROPEAN MISSIONS #13
ALF #20
HEATHCLIFF #38
CONAN THE BARBARIAN #223
G.I.JOE #91
TRANSFORMERS #57

Other odds-and-ends:

PUNISHER MOVIE SPECIAL
NTH MAN #3
THE ‘NAM #35

Black and White magazines:

PUNISHER BLACK AND WHITE MAGAZINE #1
SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN #164
CONAN SAGA #29

Graphic Novels:

DR DOOM AND DR STRANGE GRAPHIC NOVEL

Trade Paperbacks:

FANTASTIC FOUR: TRIAL OF GALACTUS TPB

That’s give-or-take around the same number of monthly titles that we publish today, but the spread is a little bit different.

More later.

Tom B

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