(January 1973)

Marvel, 1972 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 (credited)

[Black Mariah shoots Luke Cage as he fights and repels gang] (Table of Contents)

Luke Cage / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Billy Graham (signed as B G)
Inks
Billy Graham (signed as B G)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Luke Cage; Black Mariah; gang members
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Graham's signature has his initials overlaid in a monogram.

Don't Mess With Black Mariah! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Steve Englehart (credited)
Pencils
George Tuska (credited)
Inks
Billy Graham (credited)
Colors
Mimi Gold (credited)
Letters
John Costanza (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Nope, no words of ponderous parallels.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Luke Cage; Black Mariah (villain; introduction); Bob (villain; introduction); Al (villain); Carl (villain; introduction); Shinytop (villain; introduction); Flea (villain; introduction); Frank Jenks (introduction; death); Mrs. Jenks (introduction)
Synopsis
A "Ma Barker" type gang poses as ambulance drivers and rob the dead.
Reprints
Keywords
42nd Street; Gem Theater

Indexer Notes

A "special thanks" credit appears on the splash page to original writer Archie Goodwin. Cage's origin is briefly referenced.

Football player Dick Butkis is mentioned.

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

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset; Gaspar Saladino

Indexer Notes

Includes an ad for Monster Madness # 1.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Black Mariah shoots Luke Cage as he fights and repels gang]
    Luke Cage
  2. 1. Don't Mess With Black Mariah!
    Luke Cage
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Comments to Cage
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