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Issue Details

Issue #32
Published November 1975
Frequency Bi-Monthly
Cover Price 0.25 USD
Pages 36
Editing Marv Wolfman ?
Notes Indicia title is Astonishing Tales & Deathlok.

Cover Details - "Slaughter in the Subway!"

Characters Deathlok [Luther Manning]
Genre Science Fiction
Pencils Rich Buckler (signed)
Inks Dan Adkins (signed)
Letters Irv Watanabe
Reprinted in Marvel Masterworks: Deathlok (Marvel, 2009 series) #1

17 page Deathlok story "The Man Who Sold the World!"

Characters Deathlok [Luther Manning]; Major Simon Ryker; Mike Travers; Nina Ferry
Synopsis Deathlok manages to shoot down the helicopter and trails the mobster who knows which doctor turned him into a cyborg but is unable to get to him before he is killed. Deathlok vows to follow the money trail to the doctor if possible. Mike Travers thinks he has rescued Nina Ferry but she is still plugged into the Omni-Computer and their progress is being tracked by Major Ryker.
Genre Science Fiction
Script Rich Buckler (Plot, Script pages 1-5); Bill Mantlo (pages 6-17)
Pencils Rich Buckler (Layouts); Keith Pollard; Bob McLeod
Inks Rich Buckler; Keith Pollard; Bob McLeod; Al Milgrom; Marvel Bullpen
Colors Janice Cohen
Letters Gaspar Saladino (page 1); Charlotte Jetter
Notes Inks credit for Al Milgrom from Nick Caputo via the GCD Error List (2 January 2008), Gaspar Saladino Letters credit from George Olshevsky's Marvel Comics Index #7B.
Reprinted in Marvel Masterworks: Deathlok (Marvel, 2009 series) #1

1 page Mindlocks letters page "Mindlocks"

Characters Deathlok [Luther Manning]
Pencils Rich Buckler
Inks Pablo Marcos
Letters Typeset
Notes Letters from (and replies to) Jim Quinn, Ira P. Doborow, Brian Earl Brown and Anthony Jackowski. Also includes a partial reprint of a panel from Astonishing Tales #27. Appears between pages 12 and 13 of the story sequence.

1 page MGM's Marvelous Wizard of Oz promo (ad from the publisher) "We're Off To See the Wizard..."

Characters Dorothy Gale; Tin Woodman; Toto; Cowardly Lion; Scarecrow
Genre Fantasy
Script ? (promo copy)
Pencils John Romita; ?
Inks John Romita; ?
Notes Promo for MGM's Marvelous Wizard of Oz (10" X 14", scripted by Roy Thomas and drawn by John Buscema, Tony deZuniga and the talented titans of the Tribe) using a reprint of the cover and another small illustration, appears between pages 12 and 13 of the story sequence.

1 page Marvel Bullpen Bulletins; Stan Lee's Soapbox promo (ad from the publisher) "Marvel Bullpen Bulletins: A Gargantuan Gallery of Garulous Goings-On Guaranteed To Garner Your Gratitude! [November 1975]; Stan Lee's Soapbox"

Synopsis Stan Lee wishes Marv Wolfman lotsa luck as he takes over the editor reigns from Len Wein (who will do more script-writing), announces that 7-Eleven will feature 60 great Marvel superheroes and villains on their slurpee cups (including Stan the Man as a superhero), says hi to Terry Gilliam, the other members of Monty Python's Flying Circus, Angela Bowie and David Bowie and plugs the latest issue of Celebrity starring Terry, Angela, David and others. Items about how the Marvel Bullpen lost their softball battles with Sports Illustrated and Time Magazine but beat John R. Wiley & Sons by a score of 18 to 7, a new treasury-sized publication called Marvel Special Edition has been added on a bi-monthly schedule so there is now a treasury-sized publication every month (first month starring Spider-Man), Giant-Size titles for this summer reprinting classic adventures are Avengers, Captain America, Captain Marvel, Conan, Daredevil, Dr. Strange, Fantastic Four, Hulk, Iron Man, Master of Kung Fu, Power Man, Thor and the X-Men, a Queen-Size edition of Millie the Model is also coming out, all of these are 68 pages for 50 cents, welcome back to Jack Kirby, welcome back to Irv Watanabe (who used to letter Fantastic Four), Don McGregor was on WHBI-FM's "The Big Sim Power Hour Show" to talk about his upcoming weekly radio series "Night Figure", Jim Mooney and wife Anne had a baby girl named Nolle, Steve Gerber has been hiding out since he finished the special "paranoia" issue of Crazy Magazine, Len Wein is getting back into scripting on Iron Man, Thor, Hulk and Spider-Man, Herb Trimpe is switching from Hulk to Iron Man, a quick welcome to Duffy Vohland and Michele Brand who edit our seven British weeklies, say hello to Bonnie Smith who is the taking over from Michele Wolfman the job of reading and sorting (and responding) to the mail, Michele Wolfman is now pursuing a career as colorist, Tony Isabella broke his leg while playing softball against John Wiley & Sons and also got engaged to Barb Kepke and Irene Vartanoff, Scott Edelman and Roger Slifer didn't do anything but threaten to attack us if they weren't mentioned. Appears between pages 16 and 17 of the story sequence.
Script ? (promo copy); Stan Lee
Letters Typeset

1 page Hulk; Hostess Fruit Pies advertisement "The Incredible Hulk and the Twins of Evil!"

Characters Hulk; Wendigo; Abomination
Synopsis Two young boys revive the Hulk with Hostess Fruit Pies after he has been beaten by the Abomination and the Wendigo. Advertisement for Hostess Fruit Pies, appears between pages 16 and 17 of the story sequence.
Genre Superhero
Pencils John Romita
Inks John Romita

1 page Mighty Marvel Poster Sale promo (ad from the publisher) "Poster Pandemonium!"

Characters Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Spider-Man; Dracula; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Bruce Lee; Conan
Synopsis Promo for six posters for $1.00 each. Posters feature Hulk, Spider-Man, Dracula, Captain America, Bruce Lee and Conan. Buy three and the third one is free!
Script ? (promo copy)
Pencils Herb Trimpe; John Romita; Neal Adams; John Romita; Neal Adams; Neal Adams
Inks Herb Trimpe; John Romita; Neal Adams; John Romita; Neal Adams; Neal Adams
Letters Typeset

Half page FOOM promo (ad from the publisher) "It's Never Too Late To Join...FOOM!"

Synopsis Advertisement for FOOM with a coupon for ordering.
Script ? (promo copy)
Letters Typeset

Half page Marvel T-Shirts promo (ad from the publisher) "What the Well-Dressed Marvelite Is Wearing!"

Characters Spider-Man; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Thor
Synopsis Promo for Marvel T-Shirts coming in 7 sizes ($2.50 for boy size, $3.95 for man-size and $4.50 for sweat shirt).
Genre Superhero
Script ? (promo copy)
Letters Typeset