|Nintendo Power #1 – July / August 1988|
|Date:||July / August 1988|
|Cover:||Super Mario 2|
|Poster:||The Legend of Zelda|
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 how the issue was obtained, the cover either listed “Free Poster Inside” or “Free Sample Copy.” Subscribers to the free Nintendo Fun Club News publication recieved this premiere issue for free. Also, this issue noteably includes the first Nester & Howard Comic.
|Variants:||“Free Sample Copy” on Cover instead of “Free Poster Inside”|