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Quasar (1989) - #1
"The Price of Power!"

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Cover Date: October 1989
Cover Price: US $ 1.00

Issue Tagline: Pulsating Premiere Issue! The Cosmic Avenger -- Now In His Own Book! Featuring... The Untold Origin Of Quasar!

Format: Color; Standard Comic Issue; 32 pages

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After disintegrating in a fight with the Fantastic Four, Robert Grayson's (AKA Marvel Boy) wristbands are handed over to S.H.I.E.L.D. for study. S.H.I.E.L.D. in turn contacts Stark International for assistance. The project is assigned to Dr. Gilbert Vaughn, whose son, Wendell, has just finished S.H.I.E.L.D training and is assigned to security for the project. Unfortunately, no one who wears the wristbands seems to be able to control the vast amounts of energy. When A.I.M. attacks, it's up to Wendell to don the strange weapons to save his father and the project.

Reprinted/Collected in:
Annihilation Classic (2008) HC
Annihilation Classic (2008) TPB
Die Spinne (1980) #201
Marvel Milestones: Star Brand & Quasar (2006) #1
Quasar Classic (2012) TPB vol. 01

Marvel Boy & the Fantastic Four appear in flashback.

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An image for Timothy Aloysius Cadwallader 'Dum Dum' Dugan (Marvel) exists Timothy Aloysius Cadwallader 'Dum Dum' Dugan (Marvel)
An image for Eon exists Eon
An image for Nicholas Joseph 'Nick' Fury (Marvel) exists Nicholas Joseph 'Nick' Fury (Marvel)
An image for Human Torch (Marvel)(02 - Johnny Storm) exists Human Torch (Marvel)(02 - Johnny Storm)
An image for Invisible Girl (Marvel) exists Invisible Girl (Marvel)
An image for Iron Man (Marvel)(01 - Tony Stark) exists Iron Man (Marvel)(01 - Tony Stark)
An image for Marvel Boy (Marvel)(03 - Robert Grayson) exists Marvel Boy (Marvel)(03 - Robert Grayson)
  An image for Mr. Fantastic (Marvel)(01 - Reed Richards) exists Mr. Fantastic (Marvel)(01 - Reed Richards)
An image for Quasar (Marvel)(02 - Wendell Vaughn) exists Quasar (Marvel)(02 - Wendell Vaughn)
An image for Gail Runciter exists Gail Runciter
An image for Thing (Marvel)(01 - Ben Grimm) exists Thing (Marvel)(01 - Ben Grimm)
Gilbert Vaughn
Lisa Vaughn

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A.I.M. (Marvel)(01 - Advanced Idea Mechanics)
Fantastic Four (Marvel)
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