Marvel Premiere #44 [Regular Edition]
(October 1978)

Marvel, 1972 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.35 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]
Barcode
0714860267210
Editing
Roger Stern (editor)

Issue Notes

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Jack of Hearts / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Zeck
Inks
Rudy Nebres
Colors
?
Letters
Danny Crespi ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Because you demanded it!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Jack of Hearts

Indexer Notes

Pencil credits according to Mike Zeck's website.

The Jack of Hearts! (Table of Contents: 1)

Jack of Hearts / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Mantlo
Pencils
Keith Giffen (breakdowns); Rudy Nebres (finished art)
Inks
Rudy Nebres
Colors
Roger Slifer
Letters
Gaspar Saladino (page one); Diana Albers

Job Number
C-951
Genre
superhero
Characters
Jack of Hearts; Hemlock [Jonathan Hemlock] (villain, introduction, death?); the Corporation
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Jack of Hearts' last appearance in IRON MAN #113; next appearance in DEFENDERS #62.

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

First Class Mail / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bill Mantlo
Pencils
Dave Cockrum (illustration)
Inks
Dave Cockrum (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Jack of Hearts

Indexer Notes

Letters page article on Jack of Hearts accompanied by Dave Cockrum illustrations refining Jack's costume. Though the costume design is often attributed to George Perez, it was actually designed by Keith Giffen, as noted by Bill Mantlo in Amazing Heroes #35 and posted by Giffen on Facebook on April 8, 2023. (Note corrected by Glen Cadigan via email.)

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Because you demanded it!"]
    Jack of Hearts
  2. 1. The Jack of Hearts!
    Jack of Hearts
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    First Class Mail
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Nick Caputo
  • Merlin Haas
  • Katy Hayhurst
  • Jerry Hillegas (R.I.P.)
  • James Ludwig
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Jim Stangas
  • Richard Thomson
  • Steven Tice
  • Jim Van Dore