Marvel Spotlight #5 [Direct]
(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.

Editing
Related Scans
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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