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Shade the Changing Man (1977 1st Series) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Shade the Changing Man (1977 1st Series) 1
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($4.50) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: White
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #1075199011
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($2.25) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #0926508004

    1st appearance of Shade, the Changing Man. Cover by Steve Ditko. Escape to Battleground Earth!, script by Steve Ditko and Michael Fleisher, art by Steve Ditko; Shade gets out of a prison in Meta, goes to Earth, and tries to clear his reputation—he claims innocence; With the help of his M-vest, he begins searching for Kempo; he also battles Zokag. First appearances of Mellu Loron, Crime council, The Form and Wizo. 36 pgs., full color. $0.35. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #2
    Shade the Changing Man (1977 1st Series) 2
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($2.70) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: White
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #1497136012

    Cover by Steve Ditko. The Forms of Destruction!, script by Steve Ditko and Michael Fleisher, art by Steve Ditko; While trying to clear his reputation, Shade battles three different Metans; the story also focuses on his past. 36 pgs., full color. $0.35. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #3
    Shade the Changing Man (1977 1st Series) 3

    Cover by Steve Ditko. The Forms of Destruction!, script by Steve Ditko and Michael Fleisher, art by Steve Ditko; Shade The Cloak, who makes his first appearance; Shade is framed for a murder. Hostess ad with Wonder Woman, "Cooky La Moo On Broadway."36 pgs., full color. $0.35. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #4
    Shade the Changing Man (1977 1st Series) 4

    Cover by Steve Ditko. To Rescue My Destroyer, script by Steve Ditko and Michael Fleisher, art by Steve Ditko; Shade rescues Mellu twice, but ends up getting captured. Hostess ad with Wonder Woman, "Cooky La Moo On Broadway. Jack C. Harris explains that Shade's adventures take place on Earth-1."36 pgs., full color. $0.35. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #5
    Shade the Changing Man (1977 1st Series) 5
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($2.25) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: White
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #1497317017

    Cover by Steve Ditko. The Captive of Changing Captors!, script by Steve Ditko and Michael Fleisher, art by Steve Ditko; Shade escapes his captors, but must face The Supreme Decider; Mellu's mother is revealed to be controlling Sude. Hostess snack cake ad featuring Batman and Sable Lady. 36 pgs., full color. $0.35. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #6
    Shade the Changing Man (1977 1st Series) 6

    Cover by Steve Ditko. Khaos, the Lord of Terror!, script by Steve Ditko and Michael Fleisher, art by Steve Ditko; Shade battles Khaos; Dr. ZZ decides to conquer Earth. Hostess snack cake ad, Superman in The Big Fall. 36 pgs., full color. $0.35. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #7
    Shade the Changing Man (1977 1st Series) 7

    Cover by Steve Ditko. The Color Coma!, script by Steve Ditko and Michael Fleisher, art by Steve Ditko; the battle for the Meta Zone continues; Shade gets trapped within The Color Coma. Hostess snack cake ad, Aquaman in "Imperiled Sub." 36 pgs., full color. $0.35. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #8
    Shade the Changing Man (1977 1st Series) 8

    Cover by Steve Ditko. The Gambles!, script by Steve Ditko and Michael Fleisher, art by Steve Ditko; Shade is trapped in the Presidential Palace; Shade relates the story of how he was framed. This series was canceled after this issue, a result of the DC Implosion. The material after this issue was later published in Detective Comics #487 and the Steve Ditko Omnibus. Gerry Conway profile by Michael Catron. 36 pgs., full color. $0.35. Cover price $0.35.