Marvel Spotlight #5 [Direct Edition]
(March 1980)

Marvel, 1979 Series
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Volume:
2
Price:
0.40 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; Jim Shooter (consulting editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

A Question of Honor! (Table of Contents)

Dragon Lord / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Frank Miller (signed)
Inks:
Bob Wiacek (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino; Joe Rosen

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Reprints:
Keywords:
monsters

A Hero Is Also a Man! (Table of Contents: 1)

Dragon Lord / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Marv Wolfman
Pencils:
Steve Ditko
Inks:
Steve Ditko
Colors:
Roger Slifer
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino (page 1); Elaine Heinl
Job Number:
LF-681

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Dragon Lord [Tako Shamara III] (introduction, origin); The Wani (introduction, death, villain)
Synopsis:
Modern day electronics whiz Tako Shamara comes from a long line of dragon hunters who have waited five hundred years for the Wani to rear its ugly head again. When his ancient enemy appears from the waters of New York, Taki dons his Dragon Lord gear and, with the help of magic and his backyard barbecue grill, finishes the threat of the Wani forever.
Reprints:
Keywords:
monsters

Indexer Notes

Originally drawn as a Godzilla story the monster was altered slightly and the story revised when Marvel lost the rights to the character.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. A Question of Honor!
    Dragon Lord
  2. 1. A Hero Is Also a Man!
    Dragon Lord
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