“Deathgame” continues Archie Goodwin’s original Star Wars tale taking place on The Wheel, a space casino that puts everyone in danger! And the stakes just keep on rising! In a world where Empire Strikes Back was still only in script form, the Star Wars universe grew here!
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The coverage of Marvel’s licensed books from January 1979 ends here as we take a peek at the ads and company promo items from this month and then take a look at the treasury sized edition of Marvel’s adaptation of Battlestar Galactica in Marvel Super Special #8!
The fifth chapter in Chris Claremont’s “Master Assassin of Mars” continues here as John Carter fights a war for the very people who are making it so he cannot leave their underground world. But he plans to leave and he’s taking Dejah Thoris with him…if only he can rescue her!
Godzilla is shrunk down to the size of a house cat but he’s still the king of the monsters! King of the TINY monsters, but king none-the-less.
Bill Mantlo’s classic run begins here! A toy line with no story is transformed into an inner-space opera epic starting with this issue: The Micronauts #1!
The theft of a little girl’s camera reveals an attempt to sabotage the Human Fly’s newest stunt! But what reason do the criminals have to do this? And why is the Fly going through with it? More important: is the story any good?
The death wheel in the sky keeps on turning and our team doesn’t know where they’ll be tomorrow! Today, however, they know they’re in danger from both the Empire and the people of the space station they found themselves on, which was supposed to be a safe haven!
Taking a look at some of the extra things going on when the comics cover dated December of 1978 were on the stands . . . like the final issues of Devil Dinosaur and Machine Man. And the FIRST issue of a new series that will be covered in our next round of Marvel’s Cosmic Comics!
Trapped in a strange land, John Carter and Dejah Thoris find their bonds of love tested and perhaps found lacking! John carter and a new friend also find their battle skills put to the test in a seemingly endless wave of savages!
“Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water…” they go and make a sequel!