(October 1972)

Marvel, 1972 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.20 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1972-07-18
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
Roy Thomas (credited) (editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Etcetera & The Comic Reader #86 June 1972.

Mace Is His Name! Murder Is His Game! (Table of Contents)

Luke Cage / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Billy Graham (signed)
Inks
Billy Graham (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Morrie Kuramoto

Genre
superhero
Characters
Luke Cage; Gideon Mace
Reprints
Keywords
helicopter

Mark of the Mace! (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)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Debris litters this parking-garage rooftop...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Luke Cage; Gideon Mace (villain; introduction); Owen Ridgely (introduction; death); Carol Ridgely (introduction)
Synopsis
Cage thwarts the retired, renegade Colonel Mace from enacting a para-military disruption of NYC so that a robbery of Wall Street can be undertaken.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story contains one-page origin synopsis in 'splash panel' format, with narration panels but no word balloons.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Comments to Cage / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Mace Is His Name! Murder Is His Game!
    Luke Cage
  2. 1. Mark of the Mace!
    Luke Cage
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Comments to Cage
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