Marvel Comics Presents #73 [Direct]
([March] 1991)

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Volume
1
Price
1.25 USD; 1.75 CAD; 0.65 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
biweekly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics
Brand
Marvel Comics
Editing
Terry Kavanagh (editor); Kelly Corvese (assistant editor); Tom DeFalco (editor-in-chief)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Marvel Comics Presents (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Introductions, credits and indicia. The order of the Black Knight and Sub-Mariner stories is reversed in the introductions.

Weapon X; (chapter 1) (Table of Contents: 2)

Weapon X / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Barry Windsor-Smith
Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith
Inks
Barry Windsor-Smith
Colors
Barry Windsor-Smith
Letters
Jim Novak; Barry Windsor-Smith

Genre
superhero
Characters
Carol Hines; Dr. Abraham Cornelius; Logan; Professor Thornton
Synopsis
Logan is captured and brought to Weapon X where The Professor and his colleagues begin his transformation. The experiment takes some unexpected turns as the subject begins leeching massive amounts of adamantium from the system.
Reprints

Dance of the Forest; (The Bush of Ghosts part 6) (Table of Contents: 3)

Shanna the She-Devil / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Gerard Jones
Pencils
Paul Gulacy
Inks
Gary Martin
Colors
Steve Mattsson
Letters
Jade Moede

Genre
jungle
Characters
DuBose Wilson; Eric Heller; Jeremy Mchele; Shanna
Reprints

Sands of Time (Table of Contents: 4)

The Black Knight / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Jason Balgobis (plot); Russell Lyman (script)
Pencils
Dave Cockrum
Inks
Dave Cockrum
Colors
Mike Thomas
Letters
Ken Lopez

Genre
historical; superhero
Characters
the Black Knight [Dane Whitman]; the Black Knight [Eobar Garrington] (flashback); Doctor Strange; King Richard Lionheart (flashback); Saladin (flashback); Valinor (the Black Knight's horse, flashback)
Synopsis
Dane tells Dr. Strange about the original Black Knight's battle with Saladin.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Set in New York with flashback to 1191 during the Crusades.

The Sea Enemy! (Table of Contents: 5)

Namor the Sub-Mariner / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Morelli [as John Morelli]
Pencils
Jim Mooney
Inks
Jim Mooney
Colors
Glynis Oliver
Letters
Jack Morelli [as John Morelli]

Genre
superhero
Characters
Russian fishermen; Namor, the Sub-Mariner
Synopsis
Namor takes on a Russian fishing boat.
Reprints

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

Marvel Readers Present / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
various
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Letters on Marvel Comics Presents #59-61.

[untitled] (Table of Contents: 7)

The Black Knight; Shanna the She-Devil; Namor the Sub-Mariner / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bret Blevins (signed)
Inks
Bret Blevins (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle; superhero
Characters
the Black Knight [Dane Whitman]; Shanna; Namor, the Sub-Mariner

Indexer Notes

Outside back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Weapon X
  2. 1. Marvel Comics Presents
  3. 2. Weapon X; (chapter 1)
    Weapon X
  4. 3. Dance of the Forest; (The Bush of Ghosts part 6)
    Shanna the She-Devil
  5. 4. Sands of Time
    The Black Knight
  6. 5. The Sea Enemy!
    Namor the Sub-Mariner
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Marvel Readers Present
  8. 7. [untitled]
    The Black Knight; Shanna the She-Devil; Namor the Sub-Mariner
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