(1983)

Marvel, 1983 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Volume
1
Price
2.00 USD; 2.25 CAD
Pages
52
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Publisher's Brand
Epic Comics
Editing
Archie Goodwin (editor); Jo Duffy (associate editor); Jim Shooter (consulting editor)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock
glossy cover; baxter interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
one-shot

Issue Notes

This story was originally published in 1981 by Eclipse as The Price. This was in a black and white format.

The Price (Table of Contents)

Dreadstar / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Starlin
Inks
Jim Starlin
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Dreadstar; Syzygy Darklock
Reprints

Indexer Notes

A new illustration framing the original cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

credits, title page / 2 pages (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Partial Credits and title page - on the inside front cover and first page.

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

Dreaditorial / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jo Duffy
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

A brief history of the origin of the story.

The Metamorphosis Odyssey: Book Two The Price (Table of Contents: 3)

Metamorphosis Odyssey / comic story / 46 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Starlin
Pencils
Jim Starlin
Inks
Jim Starlin
Colors
Daina Graziunas (coloring adaptations); Christie Scheele (coloring adaptations)
Letters
Tom Orzechowski

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Syzygy Darklock (origin); Lord Papal; Dreadstar
Synopsis
Syzygy Darklock makes pacts with dark forces in order to gain mystical powers. He is nearly killed and ends up sacrificing his one true love, Sister Marian, to demons that he might achieve his destiny.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Jim Shooter credited as inventor of color adaptation process.

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

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

[Back Cover] (Table of Contents: 5)

Dreadstar / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Starlin
Inks
Jim Starlin
Colors
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Syzygy; Willow; Rainbow; Oedi; Skeevo
Reprints

Indexer Notes

New illustration framing the old back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Price
    Dreadstar
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Dreaditorial
  4. 3. The Metamorphosis Odyssey: Book Two The Price
    Metamorphosis Odyssey
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Dreadstar
  6. 5. [Back Cover]
    Dreadstar
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Boris Ammerlaan
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Merlin Haas
  • Jerry Hillegas (R.I.P.)
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Mark Q
  • Jim Van Dore