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Issue Details

Issue #87
Published March 1990
Cover Price 1.00
Pages 36
Editing Bob Harras (editor); Tom DeFalco (editor-in-chief)
Notes Gold Cover 2nd Print Exists

Cover Details

Characters Cable, Cannonball, Boom Boom, Rictor, Wolfsbane.
Genre superhero
Pencils Rob Liefeld
Inks Todd McFarlane
Notes Gold Cover 2nd Print Exists
Reprinted in Marvel Premiere Classic (Marvel, 2006 series) #55

23 page New Mutants story "A Show of Power!"

Characters Boom Boom, Cannonball, Mirage, Rictor, Rusty, Skids, Sunspot, Warlock, Wolfsbane; SC: Cable (I), Ship; V: Mystique, Stryfe (I), Mutant Liberation Front; GA: Balder, Karnilla, Warriors Three (Fandral, Hogun, Volstagg); OC: Eitri, Wolf Prince.
Synopsis The Mutant Liberation Front attacks more research stations; Mystique threatens Skids; a federal agent shoots Rusty; he and Skids allow the MLF to rescue them; the New Mutants return to New York; after trying to stop the MLF, Cable weighs his options.
Genre superhero
Script Louise Simonson
Pencils Rob Liefeld
Inks Bob Wiacek
Colors Mike Rockwitz
Letters Joe Rosen
Notes Part 2 of 4. Names, powers, and appearances of MLF members Forearm, Reaper, Strobe, Tempo, Thumbellina, Wildside, and Zero are revealed. Rusty and Skids leave the New Mutants. New Mutants appear in New Mutants Annual #5 near the end of this story.
Reprinted in Cable and the New Mutants (Marvel, 1992 series) #[nn]; in Marvel Premiere Classic (Marvel, 2006 series) #55