Nintendo Power #10 – January / February 1990

Nintendo Power #10 – January / February 1990 Volume:  10   Date: January / February 1990 Cover:  Batman Poster:  Dynowarz Extras: Tetris Guide World of Nintendo “Gear + Stuff” Catalog Nintendo Power Tips! Poster (offer for mail in poster) Info: This issue included a guide to Tetris where Nester & Howard where transformed into “tetrominos.”  The guide…

Nintendo Power #9 – November / December 1989

Nintendo Power #9 – November / December 1989 Volume:  9   Date: November / December 1989 Cover:  Tetris Poster:  Iron Sword Extras: Dragon Warrior Strategy Guide Info: Features: Willow Tetris Super Off Road Ironsword: Wizards & Warriors II Robocop NES Play Action Football Previews: Shadowgate Silent Service A Boy and His Blob 720 degrees Guardian Legend Video…

Nintendo Power #8 – September / October 1989

Nintendo Power #8 – September / October 1989 Volume:  8   Date: September / October 1989 Cover:  Duck Tales Poster:  Batman Extras: “Super Mario Bros. 2: Inside Out Part 2” Info: Features: Duck Tales Dragon Warrior Hoops Fester’s Quest Who Framed Roger Rabbit? Previews: Willow River City Ransom Batman NES Play Action Football Counselors Corner:…

Nintendo Power #7 – July / August 1989

Nintendo Power #7 – July / August 1989 Volume:  7   Date:  July / August 1989 Cover:  Mega Man II Poster: Robocop Extras:  “Super Mario Bros. 2: Inside Out Part 1” Info: Systems Covered: Nintendo Entertainment System Gameboy Features: Mega Man II Faxanadu Dragon Warrior Strider Counselors Corner: Legacy of the Wizard Bases Loaded Ninja Gaiden…

Nintendo Power #6 – May / June 1989

Nintendo Power #6 – May / June 1989 Volume:  6   Date:  May / June 1989 Cover:  TMNT Poster: Mega Man II Extras: Info: Features: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Bayou Billy Cobra Triangle Life Force Ninja Gaiden Counselors Corner: Zelda II: The Adventure of Link Milon’s Secret Castle Ikari Warriors Legend of Zelda Cobra Command Previews:…

Nintendo Power #5 – March / April 1989

Nintendo Power #5 – March / April 1989 Volume:  5   Date:  March / April 1989 Cover:  Ninja Gaiden Poster: Strider Extras:  The Complete NES Game Pak Directory Info: Features: Zelda II: The Adventure of Link Ninja Gaiden Hudson’s Adventure Island Classified Information: Bionic Commando Golgo 13 Milon’s Secret Castle Hudson’s Adventure Island Operation Wolf Spy…

Nintendo Power #4 – January / February 1989

Nintendo Power #4 – January / February 1989 Volume:  4   Date:  January / February 1989 Cover:  Zelda II Poster: Skate or Die Extras: Info: Features: Wrestlemania Sesame Street 1.2.3 Zelda II: The Adventure of Link Skate or Die Counselors Corner: Marble Madness Operation Wolf John Elways QB N.F.L. Football Tecmo Bowl Metal Gear Now…

Nintendo Power #3 – November / December 1988

Nintendo Power #3 – November / December 1988 Volume:  3   Date:  November / December 1988 Cover:  Track & Field II Poster: Blaster Master Extras:  Powerful Gift Ideas Insert Info: Features: Track & Field II Mickey Mousecapade Blaster Master Ultima Legacy of the Wizard Counselors Corner: Metal Gear Rambo Double Dragon Gauntlet Now Playing: Anticipation…

Nintendo Power #2 – September / October 1988

Nintendo Power #2 – September / October 1988 Volume:  2   Date:  September / October 1988 Cover:  Castlevania II –          Simon’s Quest Poster:  Bionic Commando Extras:  1988/89 Insiders’ Calendar Info: This second issue of Nintendo Power included the very first calendar the publication ever produced.  It was labeled the “Insiders’ Calendar,”…

Nintendo Power #1 – July / August 1988

Nintendo Power #1 – July / August 1988 Volume:  1   Date:  July / August 1988 Cover:  Super Mario 2 Poster:  The Legend of Zelda Extras: Info: This is the iconic first issue of the Nintendo Power Magazine.  The cover features great clay art of Mario and Wart from Super Mario Bros. 2.  Depending on…

Welcome!

Welcome to The Power Source!  This is the first post for what I hope to become “the definitive collector’s guide to the Nintendo Power Magazine.”  At the time of this posting I am just barely getting started with the site. My goal is to create a great source of reference for those researching, collecting, and/or…