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Speedball (1988) - #8
"School of Hard Knocks / Cold Comfort"
Marvel


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  Penciller(s):
Steve Ditko

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Bruce D. Patterson

Letterer(s):
Jack Morelli - 'John Morelli'

Editor(s):
Terry Kavanagh

Cover Artist(s):
Steve Ditko
 

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Cover Date: April 1989
Cover Price: US $ 0.75

Issue Tagline: Battles the Bonehead Gang!

Format: Color; Standard Comic Issue; 32 pages

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Letters Column: Speed Reading

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Roger L. Stern

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Synopsis:
Bonehead the leader of the Bonehead Gang escapes from prison. His plan is to steal donation money from Founder's Day Community Fund. Robbies Baldwin's parents Justion and Madalyne are involved with organizing the event. Upon Bonehead and his two hired thugs (Sammy & Barney) stealing the money, Speedball enters to save the day with aid from the authorities.

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Robbie Baldwin is practicing and exporing his Speedball powers in his bedroom, nearly destroying the room. Robbie recently recovering from a flu, is both physically and emotionally drained. Back to school where he anticipates to ask his choice for the prom; Terri Cooper. However before he can ask the question he is informed by his friend David that he is taking Terri to the prom. Enter the new student Monica Deluise, who arrives in a Limo. David suggests Robbie take Monica to the prom. Now at the prom we find the four happy teens enjoying themselves. Abruptly Monica is kidnapped by men in suits. Robbie quickly activates his powers and deflects a bullet subduing the kidnappers. Enter the authorities and Monica's father; Senator Deluise

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