Five prequels and lead-ins to Ultraverse books. Also a 3-page "The Making of Rune" feature with text by Chris Ulm and sketches & character designs by Barry Windsor-Smith. Back cover pin-up by Art Nichols.
Promotional book originally billed as Ultraverse #0. Readers collected coupons from Prime #1, Wizard #23, Hardcase #1, Malibu Sun #26, and The Strangers #1 and sent it in to Malibu to receive what was renamed Ultraverse Premiere #0.
Synopsis: Kevin is haunted by nightmares of a hulking monster. He awakes with chest pains and sees an evil face appear in the bathroom mirror. At school that morning, Kevin witnesses Coach Meyer grope his crush, Kelly. Enraged at this abuse, Kevin literally explodes, transforming into Prime! Not knowing how to control his powers, Kevin bursts out of the school building. Shooting into the sky, he accidently collides with an airplane, severing one of the wings. He catches the plane and brings it safely to the ground. Realizing the power at his command, Kevin heads back to the school to confront Coach Meyer.
Synopsis: Mystic being Yrial floats above the earth, fascinated by humanity. Her chieftain warns her that she must not be seen. People must never suspect their existence! When she witnesses the death of a priest at the hands of a power-hungry vampire, she cannot help but interefere.
Synopsis: A young runaway unleashes her powers on a laundromat owner who attempts to take advantage of her. A group of freaks bust in to prevent her from hurting the man. When the police arrive, the freaks run off with her. Their leader Lewis says they were sent to find her.