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Comic Book: Marvel Fanfare (1982 series)

What This Book is About:
Al Milgrom created this special anthology series (no ads! better production values!) to showcase new talent and present special stories by established creators, with a strong appeal to fans.

Data Sheet:
Dates
Mar 1982 to Jan 1992
1982
N/A

Characters most frequently found in this comic book:
In order of appearances.

Captain America
Captain America

(Steve Rogers)
Doctor Strange
Doctor Strange

(Stephen Strange)
Hulk
Hulk

(Bruce Banner)
Spider-Man
Spider-Man

(Peter Parker)
Thing
Thing

(Ben Grimm)
Plus: Frog-Man, Yellow Claw, Angel.
Marvel Fanfare #5
Marvel Fanfare #5

(Nov 1982)

Comics Index

Total: 9

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Marvel Fanfare #5
4 stars

Marvel Fanfare #5

November 1982
"To Steal the Sorcerer's Soul!"
Script: Chris Claremont
Late one evening, Dr. Strange is unable to sleep because of a foreboding in the air. Clea persuades him to relax and return to bed…. In the street a little girl rushes through the rain to hammer on Strange’s door. As the sorcerer goes to answer, suddenly a bright light fills the room. [...]
Marvel Fanfare #17
4 stars

Marvel Fanfare #17

November 1984
"A Day in the Life…"
Script: David Kraft
Bounding through a wilderness area, a thirsty Hulk stops to drink from a pond; he soon becomes ill, only then seeing the sign warning of contamination. The Hulk passes out, complaining about how humans ruin everything. [...]
Marvel Fanfare #18
5 stars

Marvel Fanfare #18

January 1985
"Home Fires!"
Script: Roger Stern
Captain America rushes to the scene of the sixth fire in as many weeks to join in the rescue operation. He learns from the mayor that the arson fires are part of an extortion scheme by a group calling itself "We the People. [...]
Marvel Fanfare #20
3 stars

Marvel Fanfare #20

May 1985
"The Clash"
Script: Jim Starlin
A dejected Thing is wandering the New York streets late at night. After rescuing an elderly homeless woman from a mugger, he is summoned by Doctor Strange through a portal between dimensions. [...]
Marvel Fanfare #21
4 stars

Marvel Fanfare #21

July 1985
"The Clash – Part Two"
Script: Jim Starlin
As Doctor Strange confronts Xandu, the Thing and the Hulk duke it out, with the battle spilling into the street. Xandu’s mind-spell slows the Hulk’s reactions, though, allowing the Thing to hold his own against Jade Jaws, and to hope for a possible victory. [...]
Marvel Fanfare #26
3 stars

Marvel Fanfare #26

May 1986
"The Goblin Spree"
Script: Doug Moench
After escaping from the Sea of Nothing, John Tyndall, Velanna, and Mud-Butt find themselves back in Lord Raven’s castle, learning the tale of the Glorywand, the most powerful magic device in Weirdworld. The Glorywand has been split into two pieces and Raven has one. [...]
Marvel Fanfare #29
0 stars

Marvel Fanfare #29

November 1986
"A Terrible Thing to Waste"
Script: John Byrne
[...]
Marvel Fanfare #31
3 stars

Marvel Fanfare #31

March 1987
"A Plague of Frogs"
Script: J. M. DeMatteis
In downtown New York, Captain America arrives just in time to stop an assassin from gunning down the visiting Bagwan Sri Ananda. The guru invites Cap to visit his movement’s center, and Cap, going by instinct, plans to come. [...]
Marvel Fanfare #32
3 stars

Marvel Fanfare #32

May 1987
"Is This the Way the World Ends?"
Script: J. M. DeMatteis
The Yellow Claw transports the unconscious Captain America and the captive Frog-Man to his underground base in upstate New York. The villain unmasks Froggy and discovers him to be just ludicrous super-hero wannabe Eugene Patilio. [...]