(August 1972)

Marvel, 1972 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.20 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1972-05-23
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Magazine Management Co., Inc.
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner]
Editing
Stan Lee (credited) (editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Etcetera & The Comic Reader #84 April 1972.

He's Danger! He's Death!! He's -- The Man Called Diamondback! (Table of Contents)

Luke Cage / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Romita
Inks
John Romita
Colors
?
Letters
Morrie Kuramoto

Genre
superhero
Characters
Luke Cage; Diamondback
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Vengeance Is Mine! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Archie Goodwin (credited)
Pencils
George Tuska (credited)
Inks
Billy Graham (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
John Costanza (credited)

Job Number
944 Z
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dobbs, it's him!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Luke Cage; Claire Temple (introduction); Dave "D. W." Griffith (introduction); Diamondback (villain); Gadget (villain; introduction); Dobbs (villain; introduction); Curtin (villain; introduction)
Synopsis
Luke battles the man who framed him and sent him to prison, as seen in issue #1. Flashback of origin from first issue is included.
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Indexer Notes

Page 7 has reference to the lawsuit over Captain Marvel between D.C. and Fawcett: a costume shop clerk offers the famous costume to Luke Cage as he seeks an affordable costumed super-persona.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. He's Danger! He's Death!! He's -- The Man Called Diamondback!
    Luke Cage
  2. 1. Vengeance Is Mine!
    Luke Cage
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