Monday, April 29, 2013

Marvel Premiere #53 (April 1980)

Title: The Ending, In Anger!
Cover: Frank Miller, Josef Rubinstein
Writer: Ed Hannigan
Penciler: Jerry Bingham
Inker: Al Gordon
Colorist: Bob Sharen
Letterers: Diana Albers, Gaspar Saladino
Editor: Jim Salicrup
Editor-in-Chief: Jim Shooter
Cover Price: $0.40
Cover Date: April 1980
Release Date: January 1980
Synopsis: The Black Panther battles the Soul Strangler and uncovers the deadly secret of the Knights of the Dragon Circle!  This comic concludes a three-issue story arc that stated in Marvel Premiere #51.

Source: Kraalo Archives, Marvel Comics, Marvel Wikia

Sunday, April 28, 2013

Machine Man #14 (April 1980)

Title: The Man Who Could Walk Through Walls!
Cover: John Byrne, Steve Ditko
Writer: Marv Wolfman
Penciler: Steve Ditko
Inker: Steve Ditko
Colorist: Roger Slifer
Letterer: John Costanza
Editor: Marv Wolfman
Editor-in-Chief: Jim Shooter
Cover Price: $0.40
Cover Date: April 1980
Release Date: January 1980
Synopsis:  The Mighty Marvel Checklist says “You and Machine Man Must Unravel the Mystery of…The Man Who Walked Through Walls!”  For me, the highlight of this issue is the beautifully smooth line work of John Byrne’s cover complemented by Steve Ditko’s inks.  Click the image below to see a high-resolution scan of the Machine Man #14 cover.

 Source: Kraalo Archives, Marvel Wikia
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