(February 1982)

Marvel, 1980 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.75 USD; 0.30 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1981-11-03
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [various positions]
Editing
Denny O'Neil (credited) (editor); Ralph Macchio (assistant editor); Jim Shooter (credited) (editor-in-chief)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Amazing Heroes #6.

If Blacksmith Wins...Kiss New York Goodbye! (Table of Contents)

Moon Knight / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Denys Cowan (signed as Cowan)
Inks
Steve Mitchell (signed as Mitchell)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Moon Knight [Marc Spector; Steven Grant; Jake Lockley]; Blacksmith; The Thing
Reprints

A Cracker Jack Story [baseball] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Cracker Jack / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

Shadows of the Moon (Table of Contents: 2)

Moon Knight / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script
Jack C. Harris (credited)
Pencils
Denys Cowan (credited)
Inks
Steve Mitchell (credited as Mitchell) (pages 1-15); Klaus Janson (credited as Janson) (pages 17,18, 21); Joe Rubinstein (credited as Rubenstein) (pages 16, 19-20)
Colors
Christie Scheele (credited)
Letters
Janice Chiang (credited as Janice Chaing) (see notes)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Good evening, Mr. Sharp
Genre
superhero
Characters
Moon Knight [Marc Spector; Steven Grant; Jake Lockley] (appears as Steven Grant; Frenchie; Marlene Alraune; The Thing; Alicia Masters; Blacksmith; Alexander Latimer; Sharp (death); Detective Stephen Mills (death); Douglas Mills; Mitchell; Joe; Morris; Patricia Mills
Synopsis
A mob boss plans on blowing up the East coast communications grid centered in New York and hires the deadly Blacksmith to make sure that Moon Knight doesn't interfere with his schemes.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Corrected credits and inker page credits added 2005 by Steven Tice.
Janice Chiang did not letter the credits box on page one.
Chiang is miscredited as "Janice Chaing".

Seekers of Stone (Table of Contents: 3)

Spector: Mercenary! / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Jack C. Harris (credited)
Pencils
Jim Janes (credited as Jimmy James)
Inks
Armando Gil (credited)
Colors
Christie Scheele (credited as Scheele)
Letters
Rick Parker (credited as Parker)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
New York... Night...
Genre
adventure; superhero
Characters
Marc Spector [Moon Knight in cameo] (flashback); J. Collins Stacy (flashback); Ms. Stacey (flashback); Karg (flashback, death); Richter (flashback)
Synopsis
Moon Knight relates the story of how Marc Spector was once hired by a disabled sculptor to steal the head of the mythical Medusa.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Knight Mail / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Denny O'Neil (note); ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from: Rick S. Jones, Joe Duggan, Chris Larason, Neil S. Cohen, Erik Cornell, Scott Chesworth, Broughton Spence, Stu Krull, Anthony R. Cardno, Mike Christiansen, Deborah Moffet.

Sometimes Following in Somebody Else's Footsteps Is a Dangerous Business... (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Micronauts / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Ka-Zar; Shanna the She-Devil / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. If Blacksmith Wins...Kiss New York Goodbye!
    Moon Knight
  2. 1. A Cracker Jack Story [baseball]
    Cracker Jack
  3. 2. Shadows of the Moon
    Moon Knight
  4. 3. Seekers of Stone
    Spector: Mercenary!
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Knight Mail
  6. 5. Sometimes Following in Somebody Else's Footsteps Is a Dangerous Business...
    Micronauts
  7. 6. ["--Yeah, but why the tuxedo?"]
    Ka-Zar; Shanna the She-Devil
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Lionel English
  • Darrel McCann
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Steven Tice
  • Per Sandell
  • Steve Coates
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Terry Staats
  • Jim Stangas