Indicia: STARLORD, THE SPECIAL EDITION™ Vol. 1, No. 1, February, 1982. Published by MARVEL COMICS GROUP, James E. Galton, President. Stan Lee, Publisher. Michael Hobson, Vice-President, Publishing. Milton Schiffman, Vice-President, Production. OFFICE OF PUBLICATION: 575 MADISON AVENUE, NEW YORK, N.Y. 10022. Published annually. Reprint Copyright© 1977 by Magazine Management Co., Inc., Marvel Comics Group. Copyright© 1981 by Marvel Comics Group, a division of Cadence Industries Corporation. All rights reserved. Price $1.50 per copy in the U.S. and Canada. Printed in Canada. No similarity between any of the names, characters, personS, and/or institutions in this magazine with those of any living or dead person or institution is intended, and any such similarity which may exist is purely coincidental. This periodical may not be sold except by authorized dealers and is sold subject to the conditions that it shall not be sold or distributed with any part of its cover or markings removed, nor in a mutilated condition. STARLORD (including all prominent characters featured in the issue), and the distinctive likenesses thereof, are trademarks of the MARVEL COMICS GROUP.
The article is printed in the inside front and back covers, with three color illustrations, possibly by Tom Sutton, based on Star-Lord's appearance in Marvel Premiere #61, August 1981.
New 3 page untitled framing sequence before Chapter 1, "Windhölme" begins.
Main story is divided into chapters, with numbered, separate chapter titles. New framing sequences added to beginning and end of main story.
Chapter 2, "Cinnibar," is not numbered.
New 3 page end framing sequence following Chapter 4, "The Hollow Crown."