Astonishing Tales #32 [British]
(November 1975)

Marvel, 1970 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.09 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
Marv Wolfman ?
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) #32 [Regular Edition].

Indicia title is Astonishing Tales & Deathlok.


Slaughter in the Subway! (Table of Contents)

Deathlok / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Rich Buckler (signed)
Inks
Dan Adkins (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Irving Watanabe

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Deathlok [Luther Manning]
Reprints

The Man Who Sold the World! (Table of Contents: 1)

Deathlok / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Rich Buckler (plot, script pages 1-5); Bill Mantlo (pages 6-17)
Pencils
Rich Buckler (layouts); Keith Pollard; Bob McLeod
Inks
Rich Buckler; Keith Pollard; Bob McLeod; Al Milgrom; ? [as Marvel Bullpen]
Colors
Janice Cohen
Letters
Gaspar Saladino (page 1); Charlotte Jetter

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Deathlok [Luther Manning]; Major Simon Ryker; Mike Travers; Nina Ferry
Synopsis
Deathlok manages to shoot down the helicopter and trails the mobster who knows which doctor turned him into a cyborg but is unable to get to him before he is killed. Deathlok vows to follow the money trail to the doctor if possible. Mike Travers thinks he has rescued Nina Ferry but she is still plugged into the Omni-Computer and their progress is being tracked by Major Ryker.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inks credit for Al Milgrom from Nick Caputo via the GCD Error List (2 January 2008), Gaspar Saladino Letters credit from George Olshevsky's Marvel Comics Index #7B.

Mindlocks (Table of Contents: 2)

Mindlocks / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Doug Moench ?
Pencils
Rich Buckler (illustration)
Inks
Pablo Marcos (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Deathlok [Luther Manning]

Indexer Notes

Letters from (and replies to) Jim Quinn, Ira P. Doborow, Brian Earl Brown and Anthony Jackowski. Also includes a partial reprint of a panel from Astonishing Tales #27. Appears between pages 12 and 13 of the story sequence.

We're Off To See the Wizard... (Table of Contents: 3)

MGM's Marvelous Wizard of Oz / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script
? (promo copy)
Pencils
John Romita; ?
Inks
John Romita; ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Dorothy Gale; Tin Woodman; Toto; Cowardly Lion; Scarecrow

Indexer Notes

Promo for MGM's Marvelous Wizard of Oz (10" X 14", scripted by Roy Thomas and drawn by John Buscema, Tony deZuniga and the talented titans of the Tribe) using a reprint of the cover and another small illustration, appears between pages 12 and 13 of the story sequence.

Marvel Bullpen Bulletins: A Gargantuan Gallery of Garulous Goings-On Guaranteed To Garner Your Gratitude! [November 1975]; Stan Lee's Soapbox (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
? (promo copy); Stan Lee
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Stan Lee wishes Marv Wolfman lotsa luck as he takes over the editor reigns from Len Wein (who will do more script-writing), announces that 7-Eleven will feature 60 great Marvel superheroes and villains on their slurpee cups (including Stan the Man as a superhero), says hi to Terry Gilliam, the other members of Monty Python's Flying Circus, Angela Bowie and David Bowie and plugs the latest issue of Celebrity starring Terry, Angela, David and others. Items about how the Marvel Bullpen lost their softball battles with Sports Illustrated and Time Magazine but beat John R. Wiley & Sons by a score of 18 to 7, a new treasury-sized publication called Marvel Special Edition has been added on a bi-monthly schedule so there is now a treasury-sized publication every month (first month starring Spider-Man), Giant-Size titles for this summer reprinting classic adventures are Avengers, Captain America, Captain Marvel, Conan, Daredevil, Dr. Strange, Fantastic Four, Hulk, Iron Man, Master of Kung Fu, Power Man, Thor and the X-Men, a Queen-Size edition of Millie the Model is also coming out, all of these are 68 pages for 50 cents, welcome back to Jack Kirby, welcome back to Irv Watanabe (who used to letter Fantastic Four), Don McGregor was on WHBI-FM's "The Big Sim Power Hour Show" to talk about his upcoming weekly radio series "Night Figure", Jim Mooney and wife Anne had a baby girl named Nolle, Steve Gerber has been hiding out since he finished the special "paranoia" issue of Crazy Magazine, Len Wein is getting back into scripting on Iron Man, Thor, Hulk and Spider-Man, Herb Trimpe is switching from Hulk to Iron Man, a quick welcome to Duffy Vohland and Michele Brand who edit our seven British weeklies, say hello to Bonnie Smith who is the taking over from Michele Wolfman the job of reading and sorting (and responding) to the mail, Michele Wolfman is now pursuing a career as colorist, Tony Isabella broke his leg while playing softball against John Wiley & Sons and also got engaged to Barb Kepke and Irene Vartanoff, Scott Edelman and Roger Slifer didn't do anything but threaten to attack us if they weren't mentioned. Appears between pages 16 and 17 of the story sequence.

The Incredible Hulk and the Twins of Evil! (Table of Contents: 5)

Hulk; Hostess Fruit Pies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Romita
Inks
John Romita
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Wendigo; Abomination
Synopsis
Two young boys revive the Hulk with Hostess Fruit Pies after he has been beaten by the Abomination and the Wendigo. Advertisement for Hostess Fruit Pies, appears between pages 16 and 17 of the story sequence.
Reprints

Poster Pandemonium! (Table of Contents: 6)

Mighty Marvel Poster Sale / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script
? (promo copy)
Pencils
Herb Trimpe; John Romita; Neal Adams; John Romita; Neal Adams; Neal Adams
Inks
Herb Trimpe; John Romita; Neal Adams; John Romita; Neal Adams; Neal Adams
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Characters
Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Spider-Man; Dracula; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Bruce Lee; Conan
Synopsis
Promo for six posters for $1.00 each. Posters feature Hulk, Spider-Man, Dracula, Captain America, Bruce Lee and Conan. Buy three and the third one is free!

It's Never Too Late To Join...FOOM! (Table of Contents: 7)

FOOM / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
? (promo copy)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for FOOM with a coupon for ordering.

What the Well-Dressed Marvelite Is Wearing! (Table of Contents: 8)

Marvel T-Shirts / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
? (promo copy)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Spider-Man; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Thor

Indexer Notes

Promo for Marvel T-Shirts coming in 7 sizes ($2.50 for boy size, $3.95 for man-size and $4.50 for sweat shirt).

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Slaughter in the Subway!
    Deathlok
  2. 1. The Man Who Sold the World!
    Deathlok
  3. 2. Mindlocks
    Mindlocks
  4. 3. We're Off To See the Wizard...
    MGM's Marvelous Wizard of Oz
  5. 4. Marvel Bullpen Bulletins: A Gargantuan Gallery of Garulous Goings-On Guaranteed To Garner Your Gratitude! [November 1975]; Stan Lee's Soapbox
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins; Stan Lee's Soapbox
  6. 5. The Incredible Hulk and the Twins of Evil!
    Hulk; Hostess Fruit Pies
  7. 6. Poster Pandemonium!
    Mighty Marvel Poster Sale
  8. 7. It's Never Too Late To Join...FOOM!
    FOOM
  9. 8. What the Well-Dressed Marvelite Is Wearing!
    Marvel T-Shirts
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