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Luke Cage, Hero For Hire comic books issue 1

  • Issue #1
    Power Man and Iron Fist (1972 Hero for Hire) 1
    • Paper: White
    • Slab: Scratch on front of case; Debris trapped between case and inner well
    • Label #0266156002
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    • Paper: Off white to white
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    • Paper: White
    • Slab: Standard, no notable issues
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    • CGC Signature Series
    • Paper: White
    • Signed by Stan Lee on 5/3/18.
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    • Paper: White
    • Slab: Scuffing on back of case
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Scuffing to inner well of case
    • Label #3825546014
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    • Smudging on cover.
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    • Tape on interior of back cover and last page.

    "Out of Hell--a Hero!" Script by Archie Goodwin, pencils by George Tuska, inks by Billy Graham. NOTE: Roy Thomas and John Romita are credited for their "considerable creative contributions." When Lucas, an innocent man, is sent to jail for a crime he did not commit, he decides he has nothing left to loose. Subjecting himself to unorthodox experiments, this inmate is endowed with great physical strength and nigh-unbreakable skin. No walls and bars on Earth can hold him. Now, as Luke Cage, he is known as the Hero for Hire, and he's here to clean up the "Mean Streets," one criminal at a time. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #1
    True Believers Luke Cage Hero for Hire (2018 Marvel) 1

    Reprinting Hero For Hire (1972) #1 "Out of Hell--a Hero!" Written by Archie Goodwin. Art by George Tuska and Billy Graham. When Lucas, an innocent man, is sent to jail for a crime he did not commit, he decides he has nothing left to loose. Subjecting himself to unorthodox experiments, this inmate is endowed with great physical strength and nigh-unbreakable skin. No walls and bars on Earth can hold him. Now, as Luke Cage, he is known as the Hero for Hire, and he's here to clean up the "Mean Streets," one criminal at a time. 28 pages, full color. Rated T Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Luke Cage, Iron Fist and the Heroes for Hire TPB (2016 Marvel) 1-1ST

    Volume 1 - 1st printing. Collects Spider-Man Unlimited (1993-1998 1st Series) #13, Marvel Fanfare (1996 2nd Series) #6 and Heroes for Hire (1997-1999 1st Series) #1-9.

    Written by Roger Stern, John Ostrander, James Felder, and Jaimie Campos. Art by Pascual Ferry, Joe Bennett, Stephen Jones, Gabe Alberola, Mike Witherby and Hilary Barta. Cover by Pasqual Ferry.

    Luke Cage and Danny Rand reunite in team-ups with Spider-Man and...Sabretooth?! And they're just in time to relaunch the expanded Heroes for Hire!

    A super-villain prison break inspires Iron Fist to fill the void left by the Avengers and Fantastic Four - but his ex-partner Luke will take some convincing. Hercules and White Tiger are eager recruits, but is Hulk a joiner? Maybe She-Hulk would be a better fit. A transformed Black Knight rides in, and the Master of the World twists Luke's arm. But will he stay after Power Man battles Iron Fist?

    The team will face Deviants, Punisher and the Thunderbolts - there must be a little room left for Ant-Man to help out.

    Softcover, 312 pages, full color.

    Cover price $24.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Marvel Masterworks Luke Cage Hero for Hire/Power Man HC (2015-2018 Marvel) 1-1ST

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    Volume 1 - 1st printing. Collects Power Man and Iron Fist (1972-1986 Hero for Hire) #1-16.

    Luke Cage burst onto the comics scene in 1972 as the "Hero for Hire." Equal parts Marvel Method and Blaxploitation boldness, he was a new kind of hero for a new era. Now, the Marvel Masterworks proudly present the complete Luke Cage, Hero for Hire - the historic first title to headline an African-American super hero - in one hardcover volume! Cage's adventures depicted New York City's 1970s grit and the plight of its people unlike any other, all while incorporating larger-than-life villains including Black Mariah and Doctor Doom. From Cage's origin story to his first exploits as the hard-as-steel hero, each issue has been painstakingly restored and collected here in color for the very first time!

    Hardcover, 336 pages, full color. Cover price $75.00.