Using Star Wars as a guideline, we’re exploring comic books based on licensed properties that Marvel Comics published from 1977 to 1986. The Master Assassin of Mars continues . . . with gladiatorial combat in an arena against a very big lion with a large number of legs. And teeth. But …
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The Micronauts move from inner space to yard space as they take on one of the great dangers of the back yard – a lawn mower!
The Human Fly travels to his next stunt location and find some real world issues that need to be taken care of, REAL-LIFE SUPERHERO STYLE!
Godzilla, now man-sized, sneaks through the city . . . until he comes to a face-off with Dum Dum Dugan. A face-off that finally allows Dum Dum and Big-G to come face to face and go mano-a-mano!
Shogun Warriors, a Doug Moench and Herb Trimpe work based on the Mattel toyline that merged a number of Japanese properties into one, gets its origin in this “1st ISSUE COLLECTOR’S ITEM”! And the license seems to be in good hands!
“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!
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!