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Empty Syntax (Standard Options)

{{Marvel Database:Comic Template
| Image               = 
| Image2              = 
| Image2Text          = 
| Month               = 
| Year                = 
| ReleaseDate         = 
| Rating              = 
| OriginalPrice       = 

| Editor-in-Chief     = 
| CoverArtist1        = 
| Production1_1       = 
| Publisher1_1        = 
| CCO                 = 

| Quotation           = 
| Speaker             = 

| StoryTitle1         = 
| Writer1_1           = 
| Penciler1_1         = 
| Inker1_1            = 
| Colourist1_1        = 
| Letterer1_1         = 
| Editor1_1           = 
| AdaptedFrom1_1      = 
| Synopsis1           = 

| Appearing1          = 
'''Featured Characters:'''
* <br/>
'''Supporting Characters:'''
* <br/>
'''Antagonists:'''
* <br/>
'''Other Characters:'''
* <br/>
'''Races and Species:'''
* <br/>
'''Locations:'''
* <br/>
'''Items:'''
* <br/>
'''Vehicles:'''
* <br/>

| Solicit             = 

| Notes               = 
| Trivia              = 
| Recommended         = 
| Links               = 
}}

Optional Fields


| Title               = COMIC SERIES TITLE (ie. Uncanny X-Men )
| Image               = FILENAME
| Volume              = VOLUME
| Issue               = ISSUE
| Month               = MONTH (LISTED ON COVER)
| Season              = SEASON (SPRING, SUMMER, FALL, WINTER) (For older comics)
| Year                = YEAR (LISTED ON COVER)
| Publisher           = PUBLISHER (Other than Marvel) ex) Epic
| Event               = EVENT (HOUSE OF M, SECRET INVASION, ETC)
| EventName           = TEXT FOR PIPED LINK TO EVENT
| Event2              = SECOND EVENT (Don't use without first Event)
| StoryArc            = MAIN TITLE'S STORY ARC (Story arc name)
| StoryArc2           = SECOND STORY ARC NAME
| Storyline           = MAIN TITLE'S STORYLINE (Storyline name)
| Image2              = ALTERNATE/VARIANT COVER IMAGE FILENAME (Up to Image70)
| Image2Text          = ALTERNATE/VARIANT COVER IMAGE INFO (Artist or Cover types)

| ReleaseDate         = FUTURE DATED RELEASES (filled out in "Month-Day-Year" format)

| PreviousIssue       = TITLE (ISSUE -1)
| NextIssue           = TITLE (ISSUE +1)

| CustomRole1_1       = CUSTOM ROLE 1 HEADER FOR STORY 1
| CustomMembers1_1    = CUSTOM ROLE 1 TEXT FOR STORY 1
| CustomRole1_2       = CUSTOM ROLE 2 HEADER FOR STORY 1
| CustomMembers1_2    = CUSTOM ROLE 2 TEXT FOR STORY 1
| CustomRole2_1       = CUSTOM ROLE 1 HEADER FOR STORY 2
| CustomMembers2_1    = CUSTOM ROLE 1 TEXT FOR STORY 2

| Quotation           = QUOTATION
| Speaker             = SPEAKER

| StoryTitle1         = STORY 1, TITLE
| StoryTitle2         = STORY 2, TITLE
| ReprintOf1          = REPRINT OF STORY #1
| ReprintOf2          = REPRINT OF STORY #2
| Synopsis1           = STORY 1, SYNOPSIS
| Synopsis2           = STORY 2, SYNOPSIS
| Appearing1          = STORY 1, APPEARANCES
| Appearing1_1        = STORY 1, APPEARANCES (IF NOT ALL APPEARANCES CATEGORIZE - Use before the first appearance not shown)
| Appearing2          = STORY 2, APPEARANCES

| Editor-in-Chief     = EDITOR-IN-CHIEF
| CoverArtist1        = COVER ARTIST #1
| CoverArtist2        = COVER ARTIST #2
| Editor1_1           = STORY 1, EDITOR #1
| Writer1_1           = STORY 1, WRITER #1
| Writer1_2           = STORY 1, WRITER #2
| Writer2_1           = STORY 2, WRITER #1
| Writer2_2           = STORY 2, WRITER #2
| Penciler1_1         = STORY 1, PENCILER #1
| Inker1_1            = STORY 1, INKER #1
| Colourist1_1        = STORY 1, COLOURIST #1
| Letterer1_1         = STORY 1, LETTERER #1
| AdaptedFrom1_1      = STORY 1, AUTHOR OF THE ADAPTED STORY #1
| AdaptedFrom1_2      = STORY 1, AUTHOR OF THE ADAPTED STORY #2
| AdaptedFrom2_1      = STORY 2, AUTHOR OF THE ADAPTED STORY #1
| AdaptedFrom2_2      = STORY 2, AUTHOR OF THE ADAPTED STORY #2

| CustomSection1      = CUSTOM SECTION HEADER
| CustomText1         = CUSTOM SECTION TEXT
| CustomSection2      = CUSTOM SECTION HEADER
| CustomText2         = CUSTOM SECTION TEXT

Appearing Format

| Appearing1 = 
'''Featured Characters:'''
* <br/>
'''Supporting Characters:'''
* <br/>
'''Antagonists:'''
* <br/>
'''Other Characters:'''
* <br/>
'''Races and Species:'''
* <br/>
'''Locations:'''
* <br/>
'''Items:'''
* <br/>
'''Vehicles:'''
* <br/>

Manual Overrides

| Canceled            = Causes the template to forever show as a solicitation.  Add anything to use it.
| Title               = DEFAULT : PAGENAME
| ImageSize           = DEFAULT : 250
| ImageText           = DEFAULT : PAGENAME
| Gallery             = DEFAULT : {{{Title|{{#explode:{{PAGENAME}}|Vol|0}}}}}/Covers
| HeadTitle           = DEFAULT : StoryTitle1 (Use iff there 
is a title for the volume different than the title for the first story).

| BlockQuote          = MULTIPLE QUOTATION : (Use 
{{Quote|$QUOTE|$SPEAKER}} for each quote.  This is an override of
Quotation for instances where multiple quotes are necessary).

| Synopsis1Header     = DEFAULT : Synopsis for {{{StoryTitle1}}}
| Contributors1Header = DEFAULT : Contributors to {{{StoryTitle1}}}
| Appearing1Header    = DEFAULT : Appearing in {{{StoryTitle1}}}

| AppearingCategories = *If 'No', no categories will be made from the Appearances section*

Category Magic

This template automatically categorizes articles that use it. The following is a list of categories handled:

* Always:
** Category:Comics

* If Defined:
** Category:{{{Year}}}
** Category:{{{Year}}}, {{{Month}}}
** Category:{{{Year}}}, {{{Season}}}
** Category:{{{Title|{{#explode:{{PAGENAME}}|Vol|0}}}}} Vol {{{Volume|{{#explode:{{#explode:{{PAGENAME}}|Vol|1}}| |0}}}}}| {{{Issue|{{#explode:{{#explode:{{PAGENAME}}|Vol|1}}| |1}}}}}
** Category:{{{Race1}}}/Appearances
** Category:{{{Location1}}}/Appearances
** Category:{{{Item1}}}/Appearances
** Category:{{{Vehicle1}}}/Appearances
** Category:{{{Editor-in-Chief}}}/Editor-in-Chief
** Category:{{{CoverArtist1}}}/Cover Artist
** Category:{{{Editor1_1}}}/Editor
** Category:{{{Writer1_1}}}/Writer
** Category:{{{Penciler1_1}}}/Penciler
** Category:{{{Inker1_1}}}/Inker
** Category:{{{Colourist1_1}}}/Colourist
** Category:{{{Letterer1_1}}}/Letterer
** Category:{{{AdaptedFrom1_1}}}/Adapted Stories
** Category:{{{Event}}}
** Category:{{{Event2}}}
** Category:{{{Publisher}}}

* If Not Defined:
** Category:Cover Image Needed   (if {{{Image}}} is undefined) 
** Category:Comic Synopsis Needed      (if {{{Synopsis1}}} is undefined)

* Special Cases:
** If {{{Year}}} is defined, Category:Golden/Silver/Bronze/Copper/Modern-Age will be set


Note

* To specify data for additional stories, add the new section and increment the number at the end, up to 79 total sub-stories.
(eg. Writer1_1 -> Writers2_1 )
* Limit of 40 contributors per role for storyline 1 -- Limit of 5 contributors per role, per storyline above storyline 1. (Only 5 editors can be listed for the 3rd story, for example.)
* If {{{Volume|{{#explode:{{#explode:{{PAGENAME}}|Vol|1}}| |0}}}}} is undefined, Volume 1 is assumed.
* Limit of 200 variant/alternate comic cover images.
* Story Arcs will be Ongoing stories (with parts) not seen in other books/titles. Usually remain under one ongoing series title and will last approx 3 issues.
* Storylines will be ongoing stories with parts seen in other books/titles. Usually arc over several series, lasting many issues and sometimes involving an event.
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