Iron Man #53 [Regular Edition]
(December 1972)

Marvel, 1968 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.20 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
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

Issue Notes

Fate is the Black Lama! (Table of Contents)

Iron Man / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Raga, Son of Fire; Black Lama
Reprints

The Black Lama! (Table of Contents: 1)

Iron Man / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Friedrich
Pencils
George Tuska (pages 1-17, 19-25, 28); Jim Starlin (pages 18, 26-27)
Inks
Vince Colletta
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek

Job Number
1074 Z
Genre
superhero
Characters
Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Black Lama [King Jerald] (first appearance, villain); Raga, Son of Fire (villain, death); MacKenzie Davies; Jeff Baker; Cynthia
Reprints

Dramatic Data, Dynamic Dispatches, and Death-Defying Declarations of Decidedly Dubious Distinction! (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Marvel Bullpen Bulletins / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Sock It to Shell-Head / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Garnet H. G. Barcelo, John Anderson, and Lynette Eliton; includes Know Ye These, the Hallowed Ranks of Marveldom.

How I Got the Tip of My Life (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Universal Schools / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Fate is the Black Lama!
    Iron Man
  2. 1. The Black Lama!
    Iron Man
  3. 2. Dramatic Data, Dynamic Dispatches, and Death-Defying Declarations of Decidedly Dubious Distinction!
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Sock It to Shell-Head
  5. 4. How I Got the Tip of My Life
    Universal Schools
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