Astonishing Tales #27 [British]
(December 1974)

Marvel, 1970 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.08 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel All-Colour Comics
Editing
Roy Thomas
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Silver Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This issue is a variant of Astonishing Tales (Marvel, 1970 series) #27 [Regular Edition].


The Fury of War-Wolf! (Table of Contents)

Deathlok / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Rich Buckler
Inks
Rich Buckler
Colors
?
Letters
Danny Crespi

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Deathlok [Luther Manning]; War-Wolf; Simon Ryker
Reprints

Dead Reckoning! (Table of Contents: 1)

Deathlok / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Rich Buckler (concept, plot, script); Doug Moench (plot)
Pencils
Rich Buckler
Inks
Pablo Marcos
Colors
George Roussos
Letters
Desmond Jones

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Deathlok [Luther Manning] Janice Manning (introduction, Deathlok's wife); ? Manning (introduction, Deathok's son); War-Wolf (villain, death); Major Simon Ryker (villain); Mike Travers (flashback); Luther Manning (flashback); Captain Simon Ryker (flashback); Nina
Synopsis
Deathlok fights the War-Wolf, but he holds back because he believes that Mike Travers mind is in the War-Wolf's body. Only after Major Stryker tells him that Mike died on the operating table (not true) does he fight for keeps and defeat the War-Wolf. He is severely damaged during the fight and goes to see his wife, who is hysterical when she sees him for the first time. He then finds out that he has a son.
Reprints

Mindlocks (Table of Contents: 2)

Mindlocks; Marvel Value Stamp / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Doug Moench; ?
Pencils
Rich Buckler; ?
Inks
Pablo Marcos; ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Deathlok [Luther Manning]; Mike Travers; Man-Thing

Indexer Notes

Letters from (and replies to) Dean Mullaney, David Burica, Beth Rubin and Gerard Geary. Also includes a short introductory note about the nearly 100% positive letters, a partial reprint of a panel from Astonishing Tales #26 (with Deathlok and Mike Travers) and Marvel Value Stamp #22 featuring Man-Thing. Appears between pages 11 and 12 of the story sequence.

Marvel Bullpen Bulletins: Notes and News On A Nestful Of Nebbishes! [December 1974]; Stan Lee's Soapbox (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Marvel Bullpen Bulletins; Stan Lee's Soapbox / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

This Is the One Everybody Wants (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Marvel Collectors Medallion-Coins / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Bullpen Bonus Page [December 1974]; The Ultimate Fan Club! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Bullpen Bonus Page; FOOM / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Be A Mighty Marvel Salesperson! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Marvel Comics Subscriptions / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Fury of War-Wolf!
    Deathlok
  2. 1. Dead Reckoning!
    Deathlok
  3. 2. Mindlocks
    Mindlocks; Marvel Value Stamp
  4. 3. Marvel Bullpen Bulletins: Notes and News On A Nestful Of Nebbishes! [December 1974]; Stan Lee's Soapbox
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins; Stan Lee's Soapbox
  5. 4. This Is the One Everybody Wants
    Marvel Collectors Medallion-Coins
  6. 5. Bullpen Bonus Page [December 1974]; The Ultimate Fan Club!
    Bullpen Bonus Page; FOOM
  7. 6. Be A Mighty Marvel Salesperson!
    Marvel Comics Subscriptions
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