Marvel Fanfare (1982 1st Series) #11 VF/NM
Published Nov 1983 by Marvel.
"Back in the U.S.S.R." Part 2 of 4. Guest-starring the Black Widow. Plot by Ralph Macchio and George Perez. Script by Ralph Macchio. Pencils by George Perez. Inks by J.J. Sinnabel (aka Joe Sinnott pp. 1, 6, 8, 10-11, 17 and Jack Abel pp. 2-5, 7, 9, 12-16). Cover by George Perez and Bob Layton. Undercover in the Soviet Union, Natasha falls in love with a fellow defector only to see him killed by KGB agents! Meanwhile, a mysterious figure sets a trap for the Black Widow in Hong Kong that involves no less than six assassins! Cameo appearances by Nick Fury and Damon Dran. Second story: "Kaa's Hunting" Script by Mary Jo Duffy. Pencils by Gil Kane. Inks by P. Craig Russell. The adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's "The Jungle Book" concludes. Special feature: This issue includes four pin-ups: Cloak and Dagger by Terry Austin; the Hulk by Jim Shooter and Terry Austin; The Man-Thing by Bob Wiacek; and Dr. Strange by P. Craig Russell (his unpublished cover to issue #8). (Notes: The back cover features a scene from the Jungle Book adaption with art by Sandy Plunkett and P. Craig Russell. Printed on glossy paper. The four-part Black Widow story was reprinted in 2010 in the hardcover Black Widow Web of Intrigue (2009) Marvel Premier Edition.) 32 pages. Cover price $1.50.