Astonishing Tales #31 [Regular Edition]
(August 1975)

Marvel, 1970 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.25 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-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
Len Wein

Issue Notes

Indicia title is Astonishing Tales & Deathlok.
This issue has variants:

Yesterday Dies Today! (Table of Contents)

Deathlok / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ed Hannigan (signed)
Inks
Bernie Wrightson (signed)
Colors
Klaus Janson
Letters
Danny Crespi ?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Deathlok [Luther Manning]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Crespi credit per Nick Caputo. George Olshevsky's Marvel Comics Index #7B incorrectly credits Gaspar Saladino.

Twice Removed From Yesterday... (Table of Contents: 1)

Deathlok / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Rich Buckler (plot); Doug Moench
Pencils
Rich Buckler (layouts); Keith Pollard
Inks
Klaus Janson
Colors
Janice Cohen
Letters
Janice Chiang

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Deathlok; Major Simon Ryker (villain); Mike Travers; Summers (death)
Synopsis
Mike Travers catches up to Deathlok who finds out that Mike had married his wife six months ago. Deathlok spares his life because he had saved his and then comes across a mobster that he hopes will lead him to the surgeon that made him into a cyborg, but the mobster manages to get into a helicopter before Deathlok can stop him.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Script and Pencils credit from George Olshevsky's Marvel Comics Index #7B.

Get All 18 For Only $2.50! (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Marvel-Hero Stick-Ons / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Electroman (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Electroman; CIE Cleveland Institute of Electronics / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Why Won't They Believe Me? (Table of Contents: 4)

Tales of the Watcher / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Gene Colan
Inks
Paul Reinman
Colors
Janice Cohen ?
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
science fiction
Characters
The Watcher (host); Professor Crater
Synopsis
A man finds a crashed spaceship and reads the log which shows that the alien was to take the form of an earthling when he lands. The man goes to the Space Agency to warn them but the person he talks to (Professor Crater) pulls a gun on him. The man assumes that Professor Crater must be the alien but then finds out that the log is written in another language so he must be the alien and he has helped himself to be caught.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Rework of the story with the same title from Amazing Adult Fantasy (Marvel, 1961 series) #7 (December 1961).

G.I. Joe Meets the Amazing Atomic Man! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

GI Joe / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Marvel Bullpen Bulletins: An Endearing Ensemble of Editorial Errata For Your Enjoyment, Edification, and Enlightenment! [August 1975]; Stan Lee's Soapbox (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Marvel Bullpen Bulletins; Stan Lee's Soapbox / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Big Bang!! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Captain Marvel; Hostess Twinkies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Yesterday Dies Today!
    Deathlok
  2. 1. Twice Removed From Yesterday...
    Deathlok
  3. 2. Get All 18 For Only $2.50!
    Marvel-Hero Stick-Ons
  4. 3. Electroman
    Electroman; CIE Cleveland Institute of Electronics
  5. 4. Why Won't They Believe Me?
    Tales of the Watcher
  6. 5. G.I. Joe Meets the Amazing Atomic Man!
    GI Joe
  7. 6. Marvel Bullpen Bulletins: An Endearing Ensemble of Editorial Errata For Your Enjoyment, Edification, and Enlightenment! [August 1975]; Stan Lee's Soapbox
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins; Stan Lee's Soapbox
  8. 7. The Big Bang!!
    Captain Marvel; Hostess Twinkies
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Nick Caputo
  • Darrel McCann
  • Jerry Hillegas (R.I.P.)
  • Mark Q
  • Gregory Fischer