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Issue Details

Issue #35
Published May 1976
Frequency Bi-Monthly
Cover Price 0.25 USD
Pages 36
Editing Marv Wolfman

Cover Details - "The Final Battle!"

Characters Deathlok [Luther Manning]; Major Simon Ryker
Genre Science Fiction
Pencils Rich Buckler (signed)
Inks Klaus Janson (signed)
Letters Gaspar Saladino
Notes Letters credit from George Olshevsky's Marvel Comics Index #7B.
Reprinted in Marvel Masterworks: Deathlok (Marvel, 2009 series) #1

17 page Deathlok story "...And Once Removed From Never"

Characters Deathlok [Luther Manning]; Simon Ryker [Savior Machine] (Villain); Hellinger (Villain); Luther Manning II; Luther Manning III; Teresa Devereaux; Mike Travers; Doctor Wilcox; Tom
Synopsis Deathlok manages to create a systems mind-lock which sends his mind into Simon Ryker's body and Simon Ryker's mind into his body. This causes Simon to go mad ending his threat. That job is over but Deathlok agrees to help the CIA with the threat from Hellinger. Cynthia Deveraux then helps to put Simon Ryker's mind back into his clone's body but something goes wrong and his mind ends up in both the clone's body and Deathlok's.
Genre Science Fiction
Script Rich Buckler (Plot); Bill Mantlo (Script)
Pencils Rich Buckler
Inks Klaus Janson
Colors Klaus Janson
Letters Gaspar Saladino (page 1); Karen Mantlo
Notes Produced by Rich Buckler, Gaspar Saladino Letters credit from George Olshevsky's Marvel Comics Index #7B.
Reprinted in Marvel Masterworks: Deathlok (Marvel, 2009 series) #1

1 page Marvel Treasury Editions promo (ad from the publisher) "Marvel Treasury Editions"

Script ? (promo copy)
Pencils Various
Inks Various
Colors Various
Letters Typeset
Notes Promo for back issues of Marvel Treasury Editions, includes a reprint of the cover of the following (Marvel Treasury Edition #2-8, Marvel Special Edition #1, Superman vs. the Amazing Spider-Man, MGM's Marvelous Wizard of Oz, Special Collector's Edition #1 (Savage Fists of Kung Fu), Marvel Treasury of Oz #1 and Marvel Treasury Special, Giant Super-Hero Grab-Bag). Appears between pages 7 and 8 of the story sequence.

Half page Mighty Marvel Checklist promo (ad from the publisher) "Mighty Marvel Checklist"

Characters Deathlok [Luther Manning]; Major Simon Ryker; Red Sonja
Script ? (promo copy)
Pencils Rich Buckler; Frank Thorne
Inks Klaus Janson; Frank Thorne
Letters Typeset
Notes Mighty Marvel Checklist of comics now on sale! Listed with a synopsis are Astonishing Tales #35, Deadly Hands of Kung Fu #22, Amazing Spider-Man #156, Captain America #197, Thor #247, Marvel Feature #4, Planet of the Apes #19 and Master of Kung Fu #40. Also includes a small reprint of the covers of Astonishing Tales #35 and Marvel Feature #4. Appears between pages 11 and 12 of the story sequence.

Half page Marvel-Con '76 promo (ad from the publisher) "Marvel-Con '76!"

Characters Spider-Man; Stan Lee
Script ? (promo copy)
Letters Typeset
Notes Promo for the upcoming Marvel-Con '76 on April 23-25 at the Hotel Commodore in New York. Advertises three free hour-long art lessons by John Buscema, three writing lessons by Roy Thomas and free kung fu exhibitions. Cost is $3.00 for a three day pass. Appears between pages 11 and 12 of the story sequence.

1 page Mindlocks letters page "Mindlocks"

Letters Typeset
Notes Letters from (and replies to) Jack Steinmann, Arthur Cadeaux, Peter Demonte and Glenn Rowsam, appears between pages 11 and 12 of the story sequence.

1 page Marvel Bullpen Bulletins; Stan Lee's Soapbox promo (ad from the publisher) "Marvel Bullpen Bulletins: More Merely Magnificent Marvel Madness Made To Move You To Mafficking! [May 1976]; Stan Lee's Soapbox"

Characters Killraven
Synopsis Stan Lee says that it is name-dropping time and he mentions the many people he saw at the San Diego Comics Convention. They were Richard Butner & Shel Dorf (the hosts), Jerry Siegel, Don Rico, Ray Bradbury, Ted Sturgeon, George Pal, Will Eisner, Sergio Aragones, Mell Lazarus, Jim Steranko, Marv Wolfman, Russ Heath, Jim Starlin, Ernie Chua, Jack Kirby, Roz Kirby, Chuck Norris, Captain Sticky and Gabe Wisdom. Captain Sticky will show up in Marvel's stories soon and they will try to have both Captain Sticky and Gabe Wisdom at the Marvel Con. Items about the new 52 page annuals coming out this year (Fantastic Four by Roy Thomas and John Buscema, Iron Man by Steve Gerber and Sal Buscema, Doctor Strange, the Avengers, Hulk, Daredevil, Thor, Captain America, Marvel Team-Up, Marvel Two-In-One, Conan the Barbarian, Master of Kung Fu, the Defenders, Luke Cage and Spider-Man), the second series of Marvel Value Stamps are hyped and it is revealed that #100 will only come out in one comic (non-reprint, original size comic), this month is the crossover between Tomb of Dracula and Doctor Strange with Marv Wolfman scripting Tomb of Dracula, Steve Englehart scripting Doctor Strange and art by Gene Colan and Tom Palmer on both books, a note to all readers of Amazing Adventures that the name of its series has changed from Killraven, Warrior of the Worlds back to the original War of The Worlds title (Don McGregor, Craig Russell, Keith Giffen and Jack Abel work on this masterpiece), Stan Lee was on the Mike Douglas show dressed as Captain America, Stan Lee was also on Good Morning, America with David Hartman and on the Tomorrow show with some of his Distinguished Competition, Roy Thomas was on To Tell the Truth playing a dehydrated food salesman, Sal Buscema was on station WAMU in the Washington DC area and has begun building his brand-new house on the rolling Virginia hillside, the younger Buscema sibling was in a seminar at a local Virginia library and Doug Moench just moved into his own mini-mansion in Pennsylvania. Includes a small picture of Killraven and appears between pages 15 and 16 of the story sequence.
Script ? (promo copy); Stan Lee
Letters Typeset

1 page Hostess Twinkies; Spider-Man advertisement Spider-Man and the "Twinkie Takers"

Characters Peter Parker; Spider-Man
Synopsis Spider-Man foils a Twinkie robbery by two armed and masked men.
Genre Superhero
Pencils Ross Andru
Inks Mike Esposito
Letters Irving Watanabe
Notes Hostess twinkies ad, appears between pages 15 and 16 of the story sequence.