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Issue Details

Issue #15
Published November 1977
Frequency monthly
Cover Price 0.35 USD
Pages 36
Editing Marv Wolfman
Notes Letters page replies by Marv Wolfman.

Cover Details

Characters Nova; Iron Man; Captain America; Hulk; Spider-Man
Genre superhero
Pencils John Buscema
Inks Joe Sinnott
Letters Irving Watanabe
Reprinted in Essential Nova (Marvel, 2006 series) #1 [black and white]

17 page Nova story "The Fury Before the Storm!"

Characters Nova [also appears as Richard Rider]; Crime-Buster; The Inner Circle; The Krimmons Gang; Nick Fury, S.H.I.E.L.D.; Mike Burley; Bobby Rider; Charles Rider; Iron Man (robot); Captain America (robot); Hulk (robot); Spider-Man (robot)
Synopsis Nova catches Mike Burley committing a crime, but Mike gets away. Later, Nova is attacked by superheroes who turn out to be S.H.I.E.L.D. Life Model Decoys, sent by Nick Fury to test Nova. Fury wants Nova to help him find Mike Burley, whose scientist brother is being held captive.
Genre superhero
Script Marv Wolfman
Pencils Carmine Infantino (breakdowns); Tom Palmer (finished art)
Inks Tom Palmer
Colors Irene Vartanoff
Letters Gaspar Saladino (p. 1, uncredited); John Costanza
Reprinted in Eterni, Gli (Editoriale Corno, 1978 series) #15; in Essential Nova (Marvel, 2006 series) #1 [black and white]