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Warlock (1972 Marvel 1st Series) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Warlock (1972 Marvel 1st Series) 1
    • Staple rust with migration.
    • Oxidation.
    • Trimmed
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    • CGC Signature Series
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Signed by Stan Lee on 4/22/17.
    • Label #1511232002
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    • Slab: Scuffing on front and back of case
    • Label #B52448-015
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    Cover pencils by Gil Kane and John Romita (alterations), inks by Joe Sinnott and John Romita (alterations). First Appearance of the Soul Gem in "The Day of the Prophet!", script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Tom Sutton; The hero of Counter-Earth vs. the Man-Beast!; The High Evolutionary saves Counter-Earth from destruction following his promise to Warlock; Warlock and his band of teenage followers encounter the Prophet, a faithful man claiming that Counter-Earths savior will return; Who is this savior the Prophet speaks of? The story continues from Marvel Premiere 2. Letters to the editor from comics writers Marc DeMatteis and Steven Grant, plus Richard Pini (Elfquest). 36 pgs., full color. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #2
    Warlock (1972 Marvel 1st Series) 2
    • Staple rust.
    • Oxidation.
    • Cover detached at one staple. Water damage.

    Cover art by Gil Kane. "Count-Down for Counter-Earth!", script by Roy Thomas and Mike Friedrich, pencils by John Buscema and Tom Sutton, inks by Tom Sutton; Man-Beast transports Warlock from his friends using his cape of teleportation; When Adam refuses to align himself with the madman, Man-Beast swears vengeance upon Counter-Earth with a brutal "purge of evil"; Warlock takes a life for the very first time; High Evolutionary cameo; Counter-Earth origin retold. 36 pgs., full color. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #3
    Warlock (1972 Marvel 1st Series) 3
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Scuffing on front of case
    • Label #0245772013

    Cover art by Gil Kane. "The Apollo Eclipse," script by Mike Friedrich, pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Tom Sutton; Two of Warlocks teenage followers are kidnapped by the mysterious Apollo; Will Warlock be forced to submit in order to save Eddie and Ellie Roberts?; The twins held hostage!; Shocking revelations about the New Men of Counter-Earth!; High Evolutionary guest appearance; Hulk and Rhino cameos. 36 pgs., full color. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #4
    Warlock (1972 Marvel 1st Series) 4
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    • Paper: White
    • Slab: Scuffing on back of case
    • Double cover: 1st cover 9.4, interior cover 9.6.
    • Label #2043328018

    Cover pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Joe Sinnott. "Come Sing a Searing Song of Vengeance!", script by Mike Friedrich, pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Tom Sutton; One of Warlocks friends meets a tragic end at the hands of New Man, Triax; Colonel Roberts gets involved in Warlocks battle with the New Men, but soon wishes he hadnt; A shocking conclusion no reader will expect!; Cameo by Counter-Earth's Victor Von Doom. 36 pgs., full color. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #5
    Warlock (1972 Marvel 1st Series) 5
    • Water damage.

    Cover pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Frank Giacoia. "The Day of the Death Birds!", script by Ron Goulart, pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Tom Sutton; Warlock vs. the Death Birds! Devastated by Eddies death, Warlock retreats to his "cocoon"; Adam awakes after he is alerted to a dangerous plot launched into action by President Rex Carpenter; The first appearance of Victor Von Doom of Counter-Earth. Guest appearance by the High Evolutionary. 36 pgs., full color. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #6
    Warlock (1972 Marvel 1st Series) 6

    Cover by John Romita. "The Brute!", script by Roy Thomas, Ron Goulart, and Mike Friedrich, pencils by Bob Brown, inks by Tom Sutton; Warlock walks straight into a trap set by Astrella; There, Warlock encounters the Brute, a former human trapped in a monsters body; When Warlock discovers a way to revert the Brute to human form, his true identity is revealed. Introducing Reed Richards of Counter-Earth!; Guest starring Counter-Earth's Reed Richards and Victor Von Doom; First appearance of Counter-Earth's Sue Storm, Johnny Storm, and Ben Grimm. Letters to the editor from comics writer Marc DeMatteis and Dean Mullaney (Eclipse Comics). 36 pgs., full color. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #7
    Warlock (1972 Marvel 1st Series) 7

    Cover pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Frank Giacoia. "Doom: At the Earth's Core!", script by Mike Friedrich, pencils by Bob Brown, inks by Frank Giacoia; Warlocks teenage companions reveal that they are targets of discrimination; After the teens are placed in protective custody, Warlock decides to free his friends despite protests from Von Doom; Plus, Reed Richards takes on Doctor Doom of Counter-Earth, but this time, the roles are reversed! 36 pgs., full color. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #8
    Warlock (1972 Marvel 1st Series) 8

    Last 20-cent cover price. Cover pencils by John Buscema, inks by Frank Giacoia. "Confrontation!", script by Mike Friedrich, art by Bob Brown; President Rex Carpenter continues to terrorize Warlock, despite his public approval of the hero. Followers of Warlock meet a tragic end following a demon attack; High Evolutionary guest appearance; Counter-Earth origin retold; Cameo by Counter-Earth's Victor Von Doom; The story continues in Incredible Hulk vol.1 issue 176. (Warlock 9 will not appear for another two years, in 1975.) 36 pgs., full color. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #9
    Warlock (1972 Marvel 1st Series) 9
    • Signed by writer/artist Jim Starlin (splash) with Lone Star Comics certificate of authenticity. Centerfold detached at one staple.
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    • Paper: White
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    • Paper: White
    • Slab: Scuffing on front of case
    • Label #1245311018

    First 25-cent cover price. Cover pencils by Jim Starlin, inks by Alan Weiss. "The Infinity Effect," script and pencils by Jim Starlin, inks by Steve Leialoha; The story picks up after Strange Tales #181, where Warlock, Gamora, and Pip have just come face to face with the deadly Magus!; First mention of the In-Betweener (no actual appearance); At the end Thanos shows up telling that he was behind Gamora's plan to defeat Magus all the time; This issue also tells the story about Magus being an old version of Warlock and about Universal Church of Truth. Letter to the editor from comics historian Peter Sanderson. Starlin cover. Note: First appearance of the In-Betweener. 36 pgs., full color. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #10
    Warlock (1972 Marvel 1st Series) 10
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    • Slab: Other - see grading notes
    • Scuffing to inner well.
    • Label #0251277014
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    • CGC Signature Series
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Signed by Jim Starlin on 2/10/18.
    • Label #1285640004
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    Cover pencils by Jim Starlin, inks by Alan Weiss. "How Strange My Destiny!" (part 1), script and pencils by Jim Starlin, inks by Steve Leialoha; Thanos helps Adam Warlock and Gamora to defeat Magus's army; Thanos tries to convince Warlock that the only way to stop Magus is to kill himself; Guest starring Pip the Troll; First appearance of the In-Betweener; Captain Marvel appearance; Cameos by Eros, the Vision, the Scarlet Witch, Captain America, Drax the Destroyer, Thor, the Swordsman, the Black Panther, the Magus, Thanos, and the Cosmic Cube. 36 pgs., full color. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #11
    Warlock (1972 Marvel 1st Series) 11
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    Cover pencils by Jim Starlin, inks by Alan Weiss. "How Strange My Destiny" (part 2), script by Jim Starlin, pencils by Jim Starlin, inks by Steve Leialoha (finished art); Magus had come to realize that Thanos is a bigger threat to his plans than he thought and decides to attack him, Warlock, Gamora and Pip with his army of demons; Fighting against seemingly impossible odds Thanos convinces Warlock to use his Soul Gem to defeat the opposing army; Thereafter Thanos sends Warlock, joined by Pip, through a time-probe to destroy the Kismet Trail, a sort of trail of potential destiny, leading to Warlock becoming Magus. Guest starring the In-Betweener. 36 pgs., full color. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #12
    Warlock (1972 Marvel 1st Series) 12
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    Cover by Jim Starlin. "A Trollish Tale!", script by Jim Starlin, pencils by Jim Starlin (layouts), inks by Steve Leialoha (finished art); Pip takes center-stage in this 'Trollish Tale'; Marvel's most dastardly troll runs into trouble at a cabaret, when performer Heater Delight catches his eye; But before love can bloom, Pip must take on Pro-Boscis, Heater's unrelenting, (and entirely cruel), owner; This issue contains the origin of Pip the Troll, though it may not be accurate. 36 pgs., full color. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #13
    Warlock (1972 Marvel 1st Series) 13
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    • Paper: White
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    Cover by Jim Starlin. First appearance of the Star Thief in "Here Dwells the Star Thief!", script by Jim Starlin, pencils by Jim Starlin (layouts) and Steve Leialoha (finished art), inks by Steve Leialoha; In Wildwood Hospital lies young Barry Bauman who was born without any of the five senses; As Warlock decides what to do about the phenomena of the disappearing stars he realizes, that the Soul Gem wants him to investigate; He finds a world frozen because of the disappearance of its sun; With the help of the Soul Gem Warlock discovers, that just one Earth man is responsible for the vanishing stars; Barry Bauman is revealed to be the Star Thief; He wants revenge because nobody cared about his condition and before he turns his attention to Earth he wants to transport all surrounding suns into the endless dimension of his omnipotent brain so that the people know his loneliness before he destroys them. Letter to the editor from comics writer Ralph Macchio. 36 pgs., full color. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #14
    Warlock (1972 Marvel 1st Series) 14
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    • Paper: White
    • Label #1622280023

    Cover by Jim Starlin. "Homecoming!", script by Jim Starlin, pencils by Jim Starlin (layouts) and Steve Leialoha (finished art), inks by Steve Leialoha; Warlock defeats the creatures conjured up by the Star Thief and he knows, that his enemy is actually the invalid Barry Bauman; Star Thief creates a shark which proves to be too powerful for Warlock, he can only defeat it by leading into the path of a comet; After the collision with the comet, the Star Thief thinks Warlock unconscious but Adam tricked him and steals a part of his soul; Star Thief creates a fire giant and takes control of its body, Warlock realizes that this gives the giant a weakness and crushes its brain with a big rock. Letter to the editor from writer Paul Dini. 36 pgs., full color. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #15
    Warlock (1972 Marvel 1st Series) 15
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    Cover by Jim Starlin. Final issue in the series. Origin of Warlock's Soul-Gem in "Just a Series of Events!", script and art by Jim Starlin; Warlock decides to find a new home since both Earth and Counter-Earth (High Evolutionary) (Earth-616) are too small for him; Thanos sends Gamora to find Warlock for his future plans and wants Gamora to become Warlock's unofficial bodyguard, another reason he sent her off is because he knows that Gamora would turn on him if she would find out what he was really up to; Warlock saves an old man named Lamilm Gor from a couple of big creatures, an alien named Marr Gar explains to Warlock that Gor received a loan of 5000 credits and now can't pay his debt so they are repossessing his space craft. The story continues in Marvel Team-Up 55. 36 pgs., full color. $0.30. Cover price $0.30.