(2005)

Marvel, 2005 Series
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Volume
1
Price
16.99 USD; 27.25 CAD
Pages
548
On-sale date
2005
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
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Brand
Marvel Comics
ISBN
0-7851-1685-0 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
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Editing
Jeff Youngquist (collections editor); Mark D. Beazley (assistant managing editor); Jennifer Grünwald (assistant editor); Stan Lee (original editor); Roy Thomas (original editor); Len Wein (original editor); Marv Wolfman (original editor)
Color
Color cover; Black and White interior
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Squarebound Trade Paperback
Publishing Format
Collected Editions

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Luke Cage, Power Man / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Romita
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John Romita
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Andy Troy [as Avalon's Andy Troy]
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typeset

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Power Man [Luke Cage]
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[Title page, indicia, contents page &c.] (Table of Contents: 1)

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[Hero for Hire #1] (Table of Contents: 2)

Luke Cage, Hero for Hire / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

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?
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John Romita
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John Romita
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?

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superhero
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Out of Harlem -- a Hero! (Table of Contents: 3)

Luke Cage, Hero for Hire / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas (creative contribution); John Romita (creative contribution); Archie Goodwin
Pencils
George Tuska
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Billy Graham
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Skip Kohloff

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superhero
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[Hero for Hire #2] (Table of Contents: 4)

Luke Cage / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

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?
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John Romita
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John Romita
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?
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Stan Lee

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Vengeance Is Mine (Table of Contents: 5)

Luke Cage / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

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Archie Goodwin
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George Tuska
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Billy Graham
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John Costanza

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superhero
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[Hero for Hire #3] (Table of Contents: 6)

Luke Cage / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

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?
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Billy Graham
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Billy Graham
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?
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Roy Thomas

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Mark of the Mace (Table of Contents: 7)

Luke Cage / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

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Archie Goodwin
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George Tuska
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Billy Graham
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John Costanza

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superhero
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[Hero for Hire #4] (Table of Contents: 8)

Luke Cage / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

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?
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Billy Graham
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Billy Graham
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?
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Roy Thomas

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Cry Fear, Cry Phantom (Table of Contents: 9)

Luke Cage / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

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Archie Goodwin
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Billy Graham
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Syd Shores
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John Costanza

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superhero
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Indexer Notes

Printed credits give inking credit to Billy Graham. The Shores credit is from the letters page of HERO FOR HIRE #5.

[Hero for Hire #5] (Table of Contents: 10)

Luke Cage / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

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?
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Billy Graham
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Billy Graham
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?
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Roy Thomas

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Don't Mess with Black Mariah (Table of Contents: 11)

Luke Cage / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

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Steve Englehart
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George Tuska
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Billy Graham
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John Costanza

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superhero
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[Hero for Hire #6] (Table of Contents: 12)

Luke Cage / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

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?
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Billy Graham
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Billy Graham
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?
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Roy Thomas

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Knights and White Satin (Table of Contents: 13)

Luke Cage / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

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Steve Englehart; Gerry Conway
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Billy Graham
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Paul Reinman
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John Costanza

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superhero
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[Hero for Hire #7] (Table of Contents: 14)

Luke Cage / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

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?
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Billy Graham
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Billy Graham
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?
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Roy Thomas

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Jingle Bombs (Table of Contents: 15)

Luke Cage / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

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Steve Englehart
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George Tuska
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Billy Graham
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John Costanza

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superhero
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[Hero for Hire #8] (Table of Contents: 16)

Luke Cage / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

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?
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Billy Graham
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Billy Graham
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Gaspar Saladino
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Roy Thomas

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Crescendo! (Table of Contents: 17)

Luke Cage / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

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Steve Englehart
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George Tuska
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Billy Graham
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John Costanza

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[Hero for Hire #9] (Table of Contents: 18)

Luke Cage / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

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Billy Graham
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Billy Graham
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?
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Roy Thomas

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Where Angels Fear to Tread! (Table of Contents: 19)

Luke Cage / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Englehart
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George Tuska
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Billy Graham
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Gaspar Saladino (page 1); Denise Wohl [as Denise Vladimer]

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superhero
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[Hero for Hire #10] (Table of Contents: 20)

Luke Cage / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

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Billy Graham
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Billy Graham
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Roy Thomas

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The Lucky and the Dead! (Table of Contents: 21)

Luke Cage / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

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Steve Englehart
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George Tuska
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Billy Graham
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John Costanza

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[Hero for Hire #11] (Table of Contents: 22)

Luke Cage / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

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Billy Graham
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Billy Graham
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?
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Roy Thomas

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Where There's Life! (Table of Contents: 23)

Luke Cage / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

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Steve Englehart
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George Tuska
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Billy Graham
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Artie Simek

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[Hero for Hire #12] (Table of Contents: 24)

Luke Cage / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

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?
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Billy Graham
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Billy Graham
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?
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Roy Thomas

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Chemistro (Table of Contents: 25)

Luke Cage / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

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Steve Englehart
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George Tuska
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Billy Graham
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Charlotte Jetter

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Indexer Notes

Story continued from AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #123

[Hero for Hire #13] (Table of Contents: 26)

Luke Cage / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

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Billy Graham
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Billy Graham; John Romita (alterations)
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?
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Roy Thomas

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superhero
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The Claws of Lionfang (Table of Contents: 27)

Luke Cage / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

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Steve Englehart
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Billy Graham
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Billy Graham
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Charlotte Jetter

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[Hero for Hire #14] (Table of Contents: 28)

Luke Cage / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

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Billy Graham
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Billy Graham
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?
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Roy Thomas

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Retribution (Table of Contents: 29)

Luke Cage / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

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Billy Graham; Steve Englehart
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Billy Graham
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Billy Graham
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Charlotte Jetter

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superhero
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[Hero for Hire #15] (Table of Contents: 30)

Luke Cage / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

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Billy Graham
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Billy Graham
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?
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Roy Thomas

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Retribution: Part II (Table of Contents: 31)

Luke Cage / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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Steve Englehart; Billy Graham; Tony Isabella
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Billy Graham
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Billy Graham
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Shelly Leferman

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[Hero for Hire #16] (Table of Contents: 32)

Luke Cage / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

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Billy Graham
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Billy Graham
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Gaspar Saladino
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Roy Thomas

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superhero
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Shake Hands with Stiletto (Table of Contents: 33)

Luke Cage / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

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Steve Englehart; Billy Graham (plot, script); Tony Isabella (script)
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Billy Graham
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Frank McLaughlin
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Tom Orzechowski

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superhero
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Indexer Notes

Writer credits from Steve Englehart's website, 8/30/2006.

[Power Man #17] (Table of Contents: 34)

Power Man / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

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?
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Dan Adkins ?; Billy Graham ?
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?
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Roy Thomas

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superhero
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Indexer Notes

Nick Caputo raises the possibility that the cover inks are by Billy Graham (2/7/05).

Rich Man: Iron Man, Power Man: Thief (Table of Contents: 35)

Power Man / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

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Len Wein
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George Tuska
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Billy Graham
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Tom Orzechowski

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superhero
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[Power Man #18] (Table of Contents: 36)

Power Man / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

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?
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Gil Kane
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John Romita
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?
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Roy Thomas

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Havoc on the High Iron (Table of Contents: 37)

Power Man / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

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Len Wein
Pencils
George Tuska
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Vince Colletta
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Jean Simek

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[Power Man #19] (Table of Contents: 38)

Power Man / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

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Ron Wilson
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Frank Giacoia
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?
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Roy Thomas

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Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits from Nick Caputo. Former credits were Gil Kane (pencils) and John Romita (inks).

Call Him Cottonmouth (Table of Contents: 39)

Power Man / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

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Len Wein
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George Tuska
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Vince Colletta
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Artie Simek

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superhero
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[Power Man #20] (Table of Contents: 40)

Power Man / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

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?
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Gil Kane
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Mike Esposito
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?
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Roy Thomas

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superhero
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How Like a Serpent's Tooth (Table of Contents: 41)

Power Man / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

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Tony Isabella
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George Tuska
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Vince Colletta
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Charlotte Jetter

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superhero
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[Power Man #21] (Table of Contents: 42)

Power Man / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

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Ron Wilson
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Frank Giacoia
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?
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Roy Thomas

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The Killer With My Name (Table of Contents: 43)

Power Man / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

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Len Wein; Tony Isabella
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Ron Wilson
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Vince Colletta
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Tom Orzechowski

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superhero
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[Power Man #22] (Table of Contents: 44)

Power Man / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

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?
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Ron Wilson
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Frank Giacoia
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?
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Roy Thomas

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The Broadway Mayhem of 1974 (Table of Contents: 45)

Power Man / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

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Tony Isabella
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Ron Wilson
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Vince Colletta
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Joe Rosen

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[Power Man #23] (Table of Contents: 46)

Power Man / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

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?
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Ron Wilson
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Klaus Janson
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?
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Len Wein

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Indexer Notes

Inks credit from Nick Caputo (2/7/05). Formerly credited to Neal Adams.

Welcome To Security City (Table of Contents: 47)

Power Man / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

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Tony Isabella
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Ron Wilson
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Dave Hunt
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Dave Hunt

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[Power Man #24] (Table of Contents: 48)

Power Man / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

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?
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Gil Kane
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Dan Adkins
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?
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Len Wein

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Among Us Walks Black Goliath (Table of Contents: 49)

Power Man / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

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Tony Isabella
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George Tuska
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Dave Hunt
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Dave Hunt; Harry Bulanadi; Karen Pocock

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superhero
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[Power Man #25] (Table of Contents: 50)

Power Man / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

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?
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Gil Kane
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Mike Esposito
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?
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Len Wein

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Indexer Notes

Inks credit from Nick Caputo (2/7/05). Formerly credited to Dan Adkins.

Crime and Circuses (Table of Contents: 51)

Power Man / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

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Tony Isabella; Bill Mantlo
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Ron Wilson
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Fred Kida
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Charlotte Jetter

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superhero
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[Power Man #26] (Table of Contents: 52)

Power Man / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

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Gil Kane
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Klaus Janson
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Danny Crespi
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Len Wein

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Indexer Notes

Letters credit from the Danny Crespi files via Todd Klein on his Facebook page, 12 November 2017.

The Night Shocker (Table of Contents: 53)

Power Man / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Englehart
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George Tuska
Inks
Al McWilliams
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Tom Orzechowski

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superhero
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[Power Man #27] (Table of Contents: 54)

Power Man / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

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Ron Wilson
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Frank Giacoia
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?
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Marv Wolfman

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Just a Guy Named X! (Table of Contents: 55)

Power Man / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

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George Pérez (plot); Bill Mantlo (plot, script)
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George Pérez
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Al McWilliams
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John Costanza

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 56) (Expand) /

Power Man / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Luke Cage, Power Man
  2. 1. [Title page, indicia, contents page &c.]
  3. 2. [Hero for Hire #1]
    Luke Cage, Hero for Hire
  4. 3. Out of Harlem -- a Hero!
    Luke Cage, Hero for Hire
  5. 4. [Hero for Hire #2]
    Luke Cage
  6. 5. Vengeance Is Mine
    Luke Cage
  7. 6. [Hero for Hire #3]
    Luke Cage
  8. 7. Mark of the Mace
    Luke Cage
  9. 8. [Hero for Hire #4]
    Luke Cage
  10. 9. Cry Fear, Cry Phantom
    Luke Cage
  11. 10. [Hero for Hire #5]
    Luke Cage
  12. 11. Don't Mess with Black Mariah
    Luke Cage
  13. 12. [Hero for Hire #6]
    Luke Cage
  14. 13. Knights and White Satin
    Luke Cage
  15. 14. [Hero for Hire #7]
    Luke Cage
  16. 15. Jingle Bombs
    Luke Cage
  17. 16. [Hero for Hire #8]
    Luke Cage
  18. 17. Crescendo!
    Luke Cage
  19. 18. [Hero for Hire #9]
    Luke Cage
  20. 19. Where Angels Fear to Tread!
    Luke Cage
  21. 20. [Hero for Hire #10]
    Luke Cage
  22. 21. The Lucky and the Dead!
    Luke Cage
  23. 22. [Hero for Hire #11]
    Luke Cage
  24. 23. Where There's Life!
    Luke Cage
  25. 24. [Hero for Hire #12]
    Luke Cage
  26. 25. Chemistro
    Luke Cage
  27. 26. [Hero for Hire #13]
    Luke Cage
  28. 27. The Claws of Lionfang
    Luke Cage
  29. 28. [Hero for Hire #14]
    Luke Cage
  30. 29. Retribution
    Luke Cage
  31. 30. [Hero for Hire #15]
    Luke Cage
  32. 31. Retribution: Part II
    Luke Cage
  33. 32. [Hero for Hire #16]
    Luke Cage
  34. 33. Shake Hands with Stiletto
    Luke Cage
  35. 34. [Power Man #17]
    Power Man
  36. 35. Rich Man: Iron Man, Power Man: Thief
    Power Man
  37. 36. [Power Man #18]
    Power Man
  38. 37. Havoc on the High Iron
    Power Man
  39. 38. [Power Man #19]
    Power Man
  40. 39. Call Him Cottonmouth
    Power Man
  41. 40. [Power Man #20]
    Power Man
  42. 41. How Like a Serpent's Tooth
    Power Man
  43. 42. [Power Man #21]
    Power Man
  44. 43. The Killer With My Name
    Power Man
  45. 44. [Power Man #22]
    Power Man
  46. 45. The Broadway Mayhem of 1974
    Power Man
  47. 46. [Power Man #23]
    Power Man
  48. 47. Welcome To Security City
    Power Man
  49. 48. [Power Man #24]
    Power Man
  50. 49. Among Us Walks Black Goliath
    Power Man
  51. 50. [Power Man #25]
    Power Man
  52. 51. Crime and Circuses
    Power Man
  53. 52. [Power Man #26]
    Power Man
  54. 53. The Night Shocker
    Power Man
  55. 54. [Power Man #27]
    Power Man
  56. 55. Just a Guy Named X!
    Power Man
  57. 56. ["Look out, world, here he comes-"]
    Power Man
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