(October 22, 1980)

Marvel UK, 1980 Series
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Price
0.12 GBP
Pages
28
Indicia Frequency
Weekly
On-sale Date
1980-10-23
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
[none printed]
Brand
Marvel Comics Group
Editing
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Star Wars / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Bob Wiacek
Colors
?
Letters
Michael Higgins

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Darth Vader; Leia Organa
Reprints

[The Third Law] (Table of Contents: 1)

Star Wars / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Larry Hama
Pencils
Carmine Infantino (breakdowns); Carlos Garzon (finished art)
Inks
Carlos Garzon
Letters
Rick Parker
Editing
Louise Simonson [as Louise Jones]

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Leia Organa; C-3PO; R2-D2; Darth Vader; Viscount Tardi
Synopsis
Leia has a showdown with Darth Vader and springs her trap - attempting to blackmail Vader to keep him from blocking Tardi's loan to the Rebellion. However, Vader has an ace up his sleeve.
Reprints
Keywords
Aargau; blaster; crown jewels of Alderaan; lightsaber

The War of the Worlds! (Table of Contents: 2)

War of the Worlds; Killraven / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas (Plot); Neal Adams (Plot); Gerry Conway (Script)
Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Frank Chiaramonte
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Killraven [Jonathan Raven] (introduction, origin); The Keeper [Dr. Raker]; The Martians (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
The Keeper tells Killraven how the Martians came to Earth.
Reprints
Keywords
Mars

Indexer Notes

Series concept by Roy Thomas, original plot and lead character by Neal Adams. Some concepts taken from H.G. Wells's novel.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Cosmic Feedback / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
? [as Cyril]
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Carlos Garzon
Letters
typeset

[Six Against the Galaxy] (Table of Contents: 4)

Star Wars The Original Story / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Howard Chaykin
Inks
Steve Leialoha
Letters
Tom Orzechowski

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Tusken Raiders [Sand People]; Luke Skywalker; C-3PO; R2-D2; Obi-Wan Kenobi; Leia Organa; Darth Vader; Stormtrooper; Grand Moff Tarkin
Synopsis
Obi-Wan saves Luke from the Sand People, Vader tortures Leia and the Empire kills Luke's aunt and uncle.
Reprints
Keywords
Landspeeder; lightsaber; Sandcrawler; Tatooine

Indexer Notes

Movie adaptation.

I Was a Prisoner of the Martians! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (plot) ?; Larry Lieber (script) ?
Pencils
Joe Sinnott (signed)
Inks
Joe Sinnott (signed)
Letters
Martin Epp ?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Darius Wolf; Miss Smyth; Malcolm Avery
Synopsis
A bullying director is kidnapped by Martians using the science fiction movie he's filming as a cover. They're forced to land because of a malfunction, and explain that they'll have to let him go...if one of the actors or crew that he abused tries to rescue him.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Star Wars
  2. 1. [The Third Law]
    Star Wars
  3. 2. The War of the Worlds!
    War of the Worlds; Killraven
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Cosmic Feedback
  5. 4. [Six Against the Galaxy]
    Star Wars The Original Story
  6. 5. I Was a Prisoner of the Martians!
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