Darklon the Mystic (1983) comic books
Stories, art and cover by Jim Starlin. "Beware Darklon the Mystic." 8 pages. "The Price." 9 pages. "Retribution." 8 pages. "He Who Waits in Shadow." 6 pages. "Duel." 13 pages. Stories are reprinted from Eerie (1966 Warren magazine) issues 79,80, 84 and 100 and combined here to form one continuous narrative. In order to save his father and his kingdom from a usurper, Darklon must make a deal with The Nameless One to gain the power he requires. Even if he does so, his problems are not over. For Darklon does not wish to ascend to the throne when his father dies, but the laws of the land state that as long as an heir lives, he must be next in line. Therefore, his father has no choice but to kill him. 48 pages. Full color. Cover price $1.50.