(April 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
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner]
Editing
Roy Thomas (credited)

A Surprise Super-Villain (Table of Contents)

Luke Cage / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Billy Graham
Inks
Billy Graham
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

First Line of Dialogue or Text
First, the androids-- duded up like...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Luke Cage; Dr. Doom
Reprints

Crescendo! (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
Andrea Hunt (credited)
Letters
John Costanza (credited)

Job Number
1276Z
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Luke Cage is one mad citizen right about now--
Genre
superhero
Characters
Luke Cage; Primus (robot, introduction, death); Secundus (robot, introduction, death); Tertius (robot, introduction, death); Quartu (robot, introduction, death); Dr. Doom; Frank Jenks (flashback); Julius; Claire Temple; Terry; General Manntoff; Georgie Simms
Synopsis
Luke Cage is hired to track down some thieves that have stolen company secrets from Dr. Doom. Upon completing the job, Luke finds out that Dr. Doom has intentionally skipped town and stiffed him on a $200 payment.
Reprints

Four or Five Phenomenal Flashes, Fitfully Fashioned to Fight Lethargy! (Or: Those Wedding Bells Are Waking Up That Old Bullpen Gang of Mine!) (Table of Contents: 2)

Marvel Bullpen Bulletins / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (signed); ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

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

Script
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from William E. Hayden, Ms. Andra Thorpe, Brian Earl Brown.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. A Surprise Super-Villain
    Luke Cage
  2. 1. Crescendo!
    Luke Cage
  3. 2. Four or Five Phenomenal Flashes, Fitfully Fashioned to Fight Lethargy! (Or: Those Wedding Bells Are Waking Up That Old Bullpen Gang of Mine!)
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Comments to Cage
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