Astonishing Tales #34 [Regular Edition]
(March 1976)

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
Marv Wolfman
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Silver Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.


The Man Who Controlled the World! (Table of Contents)

Deathlok / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Rich Buckler (signed)
Inks
Klaus Janson (signed)
Colors
Klaus Janson ?
Letters
Dan Crespi

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Deathlok [Luther Manning]; Savior Machine [Simon Ryker]
Reprints

And All the King's Madmen...Couldn't Put Deathlok Back Together Again..Or Could They? (Table of Contents: 1)

Deathlok / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Rich Buckler (plot); Bill Mantlo (script)
Pencils
Rich Buckler
Inks
Klaus Janson
Colors
Klaus Janson
Letters
Gaspar Saladino (page 1); Karen Mantlo

Job Number
JV 185
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Deathlok [Luther Manning] Luther Manning III (introduction, another clone); Savior Machine [Simon Ryker] (villain); Hellinger (villain); Teresa Devereaux (introduction); Mike Travers; Sylvia; Luther Manning II (the clone introduced in Astonishing Tales #33)
Synopsis
When Deathlok is unable to escape the explosive attached to his wrist his bionic arm is blown off and the rest of his body is damaged. Mike Travers manages to extract his body and the CIA fixes the damage and reprograms him to stop Simon Ryker (the Savior Machine). Deathlok goes after Simon and encounters a second Luther Manning clone with the mind of the surgeon that created him. With this clone's help Deathlok plugs his mind into the Omni Computer to confront Simon's mind.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Produced by Rich Buckler, Gaspar Saladino Letters credit from George Olshevsky's Marvel Comics Index #7B.

The Biggest Rock Event of the Decade! (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Reflections of a Super-Hero! / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Mighty Marvel Checklist (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Mighty Marvel Checklist / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Marvel Explosion Is Here! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Marvel Comics Subscriptions / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Jack's Back In the Latest Issue of FOOM! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

FOOM / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

What Kind of Man Reads Crazy! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Crazy / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

This Says It All!! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Superman Vs. the Amazing Spider-Man / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Get All 18 For Only $2.50! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Marvel-Hero Stick-Ons / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Life-Size Movable Hang-Ups! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Hang-Up / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Marvel Bullpen Bulletins: A Kaleidoscope of Kinetic Kibitzing and Kooky Kommentary Kenned to Kindle Your Karma! [March 1976]; Stan Lee's Soapbox (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

Spider-Man and the Cupcake Caper (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Spider-Man; Hostess Cup Cakes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Man Who Controlled the World!
    Deathlok
  2. 1. And All the King's Madmen...Couldn't Put Deathlok Back Together Again..Or Could They?
    Deathlok
  3. 2. The Biggest Rock Event of the Decade!
    Reflections of a Super-Hero!
  4. 3. Mighty Marvel Checklist
    Mighty Marvel Checklist
  5. 4. The Marvel Explosion Is Here!
    Marvel Comics Subscriptions
  6. 5. Jack's Back In the Latest Issue of FOOM!
    FOOM
  7. 6. What Kind of Man Reads Crazy!
    Crazy
  8. 7. This Says It All!!
    Superman Vs. the Amazing Spider-Man
  9. 8. Get All 18 For Only $2.50!
    Marvel-Hero Stick-Ons
  10. 9. Life-Size Movable Hang-Ups!
    Hang-Up
  11. 10. Marvel Bullpen Bulletins: A Kaleidoscope of Kinetic Kibitzing and Kooky Kommentary Kenned to Kindle Your Karma! [March 1976]; Stan Lee's Soapbox
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins; Stan Lee's Soapbox
  12. 11. Spider-Man and the Cupcake Caper
    Spider-Man; Hostess Cup Cakes
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Darrel McCann
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Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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