Astonishing Tales #26 [British]
(October 1974)

Marvel, 1970 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.07 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) #26 [Regular Edition].


Death-Machine For Hire! (Table of Contents)

Deathlok / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Rich Buckler (signed)
Inks
Rich Buckler (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Deathlok [Luther Manning]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters credit from George Olshevsky's Marvel Comics Index #7B.

The Enemy: Us! (Table of Contents: 1)

Deathlok / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Rich Buckler (concept, plot); Doug Moench (plot, script)
Pencils
Rich Buckler
Inks
Pablo Marcos
Colors
Linda Lessmann
Letters
Annette Kawecki

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Deathlok [Luther Manning]; Peters; Mike Travers (introduction); Major Simon Ryker (villain); The War-Wolf [Mike Travers]
Synopsis
Deathlok goes on a mission to rescue Mike Travers (an old army buddy) from Major Simon Ryker. He manages to extract Mike but he is recaptured by Major Ryker's men. When Deathlok goes after Mike again he encounters the War-Wolf, who Major Ryker says is Mike's mind in a cyborg body.
Reprints

Get All 18 For Only $2.50! (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Marvel-Hero Stick-Ons / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Astonishing Mails (Table of Contents: 3)

Astonishing Mails; Marvel Value Stamp / letters page / 1.2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
Vince Colletta; ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
It, the Living Colossus; Fin Fang Foom; General Ross

Indexer Notes

Letters from (and replies to) Donald Jay Moffett, Steven M. Scholz and Maura Kaufman. Includes a special bullpen message from It! the Living Colossus (about how he is going to run some letters about his last story), a partial panel from Astonishing Tales #24 with It, the Living Colossus and Fin Fang Foom and Marvel Value Stamp #66 featuring General Ross. Appears between pages 11 and 12 of the story sequence.

Be A Mighty Marvel Salesperson! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

Lightning Strikes Twice! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Monsters of the Movies / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.3 page (report information)

Marvel Bullpen Bulletins: Wondrously Witty Words From A Woomful of Wombats! [October 1974]; Stan Lee's Soapbox; The Ultimate Fan Club! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

The Greatest, Grandest Most Gigantic Comic-Book Of All Time! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Spectacular Spider-Man / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Death-Machine For Hire!
    Deathlok
  2. 1. The Enemy: Us!
    Deathlok
  3. 2. Get All 18 For Only $2.50!
    Marvel-Hero Stick-Ons
  4. 3. Astonishing Mails
    Astonishing Mails; Marvel Value Stamp
  5. 4. Be A Mighty Marvel Salesperson!
    Marvel Comics Subscriptions
  6. 5. Lightning Strikes Twice!
    Monsters of the Movies
  7. 6. Marvel Bullpen Bulletins: Wondrously Witty Words From A Woomful of Wombats! [October 1974]; Stan Lee's Soapbox; The Ultimate Fan Club!
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins; Stan Lee's Soapbox; FOOM
  8. 7. The Greatest, Grandest Most Gigantic Comic-Book Of All Time!
    Spectacular Spider-Man
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