Marvel Age

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Marvel Age
Marvel Age #1 (Apr. 1983). Cover art by Walt Simonson.
Publication information
PublisherMarvel Comics
ScheduleMonthly
FormatOngoing series
Genre
Publication dateApril 1983 – September 1994
Number of issues140 issues, 4 annuals, 2 previews, 2 specials
 
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For the imprint previously known as Marvel Age, see Marvel Adventures.
Marvel Age
Marvel Age #1 (Apr. 1983). Cover art by Walt Simonson.
Publication information
PublisherMarvel Comics
ScheduleMonthly
FormatOngoing series
Genre
Publication dateApril 1983 – September 1994
Number of issues140 issues, 4 annuals, 2 previews, 2 specials

Marvel Age was the title of a promotional comic book-sized magazine from Marvel Comics published from 19831994. Basically a comic-length edition of the Bullpen Bulletins page, Marvel Age contained previews of upcoming Marvel comics, as well as interviews with comics professionals and other features, including occasional original comic strips. It is also notable for early work by Marvel writers such as Peter David and Kurt Busiek.

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Marvel Age published 140 issues, four annuals, two previews, and two specials during its 11-year-long run. The magazine's US $0.25-0.35 cover price was much cheaper than regular Marvel comics of the era.

Regular features of Marvel Age included:

The superhero parody character Forbush Man, formerly the mascot of Marvel's satirical Not Brand Ecch, made semi-regular appearances in Marvel Age in a similar capacity.

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