Jump in the Time Machine to cover date August 1977! Star Wars gets its second chapter, Mister Machine is born as a superhero in 2001’s penultimate issue, John Carter continues his swashbuckling ways, and the king of all monsters comes to the Marvel universe!
Also, I dug up some interviews with Howard Chaykin, Doug Moench, and Herb Trimpe and a retrospective article about Star Wars by Roy Thomas.
In this episode…
Part 1 — Star Wars #2 (4:05-33:35)
Part 2 — 2001: A Space Odyssey #9 (33:35-49:20)
Part 3 — John Carter: Warlord of Mars #3 (49:20-1:04:45)
Part 4 — Godzilla: King of the Monsters #1 (1:04:45-1:22:50)
Epilogue — The Bullpen Bulletin (1:22:50-end)
Tom’s Vintage Toys — Facebook.com
Marvel’s Star Wars announcement from SDCC — SDCC 2014: INSIDE MARVEL’S NEW STAR WARS COMICS – EXCLUSIVE
The New Omnibus collection of Marvel’s classic Star Wars: Star Wars: The Original Marvel Years Omnibus Volume 1