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Marvel's Cosmic Comics: Star Wars, John Carter, ROM, Micronauts, and Beyond!

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Marvel's Cosmic Comics: Star Wars, John Carter, ROM, Micronauts, and Beyond!

Marvel's Cosmic Comics: Star Wars, John Carter, ROM, Micronauts, and Beyond!

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Using Star Wars as a guideline, we’re exploring comic books based on licensed properties that Marvel Comics published from 1977 to 1986.

Latest Episodes

“Raydeen” (Shogun Warriors #1, February 1979) – MCC114

Shogun Warriors, a Doug Moench and Herb Trimpe work based on the Mattel toyline that merged a number of Japanese properties into one, gets its origin in this "1st ISSUE COLLECTOR'S ITEM"! And the license seems to be in good hands!

41 MIN2018 OCT 21
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“Raydeen” (Shogun Warriors #1, February 1979) – MCC114

“Deathgame” (Star Wars #20, February 1979) – MCC113

"Deathgame" continues Archie Goodwin's original Star Wars tale taking place on The Wheel, a space casino that puts everyone in danger! And the stakes just keep on rising! In a world where Empire Strikes Back was still only in script form, the Star Wars universe grew here!

34 MIN2018 APR 7
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“Deathgame” (Star Wars #20, February 1979) – MCC113

Battlestar Galactica Marvel Super Special! (Ben’s Bullpen Bulletin, January 1979) – MCC112

The coverage of Marvel’s licensed books from January 1979 ends here as we take a peek at the ads and company promo items from this month and then take a look at the treasury sized edition of Marvel’s adaptation of Battlestar Galactica in Marvel Super Special #8!

25 MIN2017 DEC 30
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Battlestar Galactica Marvel Super Special! (Ben’s Bullpen Bulletin, January 1979) – MCC112

“Battle at the Bottom of the World” (John Carter, Warlord of Mars #20, January 1979) – MCC111

The fifth chapter in Chris Claremont's "Master Assassin of Mars" continues here as John Carter fights a war for the very people who are making it so he cannot leave their underground world. But he plans to leave and he's taking Dejah Thoris with him...if only he can rescue her!

41 MIN2017 AUG 4
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“Battle at the Bottom of the World” (John Carter, Warlord of Mars #20, January 1979) – MCC111

“Fugitive in Manhattan” (Godzilla #18, January 1979) – MCC110

Godzilla is shrunk down to the size of a house cat but he's still the king of the monsters! King of the TINY monsters, but king none-the-less.

24 MIN2017 JUL 30
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“Fugitive in Manhattan” (Godzilla #18, January 1979) – MCC110

Micronauts! (The Micronauts #1, January 1979) – MCC109

Bill Mantlo's classic run begins here! A toy line with no story is transformed into an inner-space opera epic starting with this issue: The Micronauts #1!

51 MIN2017 JUL 24
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Micronauts! (The Micronauts #1, January 1979) – MCC109

“Photo Finish” (The Human Fly #17, January 1979) – MCC108

The theft of a little girl's camera reveals an attempt to sabotage the Human Fly's newest stunt! But what reason do the criminals have to do this? And why is the Fly going through with it? More important: is the story any good?

21 MIN2017 JUL 21
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“Photo Finish” (The Human Fly #17, January 1979) – MCC108

“The Ultimate Gamble” (Star Wars #19, January 1979) – MCC107

The death wheel in the sky keeps on turning and our team doesn't know where they'll be tomorrow! Today, however, they know they're in danger from both the Empire and the people of the space station they found themselves on, which was supposed to be a safe haven!

26 MIN2017 JUL 16
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“The Ultimate Gamble” (Star Wars #19, January 1979) – MCC107

Devil Dinosaur and Machine Man Finales! (Ben’s Bullpen Bulletin, December 1978) – MCC106

Taking a look at some of the extra things going on when the comics cover dated December of 1978 were on the stands . . . like the final issues of Devil Dinosaur and Machine Man. And the FIRST issue of a new series that will be covered in our next round of Marvel's Cosmic Comics!

27 MIN2017 JUL 12
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Devil Dinosaur and Machine Man Finales! (Ben’s Bullpen Bulletin, December 1978) – MCC106

“The Valiant Die But Once” (John Carter: Warlord of Mars #19, November 1978) – MCC105

Trapped in a strange land, John Carter and Dejah Thoris find their bonds of love tested and perhaps found lacking! John carter and a new friend also find their battle skills put to the test in a seemingly endless wave of savages!

22 MIN2017 JUL 9
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“The Valiant Die But Once” (John Carter: Warlord of Mars #19, November 1978) – MCC105

Latest Episodes

“Raydeen” (Shogun Warriors #1, February 1979) – MCC114

Shogun Warriors, a Doug Moench and Herb Trimpe work based on the Mattel toyline that merged a number of Japanese properties into one, gets its origin in this "1st ISSUE COLLECTOR'S ITEM"! And the license seems to be in good hands!

41 MIN2018 OCT 21
Comments
“Raydeen” (Shogun Warriors #1, February 1979) – MCC114

“Deathgame” (Star Wars #20, February 1979) – MCC113

"Deathgame" continues Archie Goodwin's original Star Wars tale taking place on The Wheel, a space casino that puts everyone in danger! And the stakes just keep on rising! In a world where Empire Strikes Back was still only in script form, the Star Wars universe grew here!

34 MIN2018 APR 7
Comments
“Deathgame” (Star Wars #20, February 1979) – MCC113

Battlestar Galactica Marvel Super Special! (Ben’s Bullpen Bulletin, January 1979) – MCC112

The coverage of Marvel’s licensed books from January 1979 ends here as we take a peek at the ads and company promo items from this month and then take a look at the treasury sized edition of Marvel’s adaptation of Battlestar Galactica in Marvel Super Special #8!

25 MIN2017 DEC 30
Comments
Battlestar Galactica Marvel Super Special! (Ben’s Bullpen Bulletin, January 1979) – MCC112

“Battle at the Bottom of the World” (John Carter, Warlord of Mars #20, January 1979) – MCC111

The fifth chapter in Chris Claremont's "Master Assassin of Mars" continues here as John Carter fights a war for the very people who are making it so he cannot leave their underground world. But he plans to leave and he's taking Dejah Thoris with him...if only he can rescue her!

41 MIN2017 AUG 4
Comments
“Battle at the Bottom of the World” (John Carter, Warlord of Mars #20, January 1979) – MCC111

“Fugitive in Manhattan” (Godzilla #18, January 1979) – MCC110

Godzilla is shrunk down to the size of a house cat but he's still the king of the monsters! King of the TINY monsters, but king none-the-less.

24 MIN2017 JUL 30
Comments
“Fugitive in Manhattan” (Godzilla #18, January 1979) – MCC110

Micronauts! (The Micronauts #1, January 1979) – MCC109

Bill Mantlo's classic run begins here! A toy line with no story is transformed into an inner-space opera epic starting with this issue: The Micronauts #1!

51 MIN2017 JUL 24
Comments
Micronauts! (The Micronauts #1, January 1979) – MCC109

“Photo Finish” (The Human Fly #17, January 1979) – MCC108

The theft of a little girl's camera reveals an attempt to sabotage the Human Fly's newest stunt! But what reason do the criminals have to do this? And why is the Fly going through with it? More important: is the story any good?

21 MIN2017 JUL 21
Comments
“Photo Finish” (The Human Fly #17, January 1979) – MCC108

“The Ultimate Gamble” (Star Wars #19, January 1979) – MCC107

The death wheel in the sky keeps on turning and our team doesn't know where they'll be tomorrow! Today, however, they know they're in danger from both the Empire and the people of the space station they found themselves on, which was supposed to be a safe haven!

26 MIN2017 JUL 16
Comments
“The Ultimate Gamble” (Star Wars #19, January 1979) – MCC107

Devil Dinosaur and Machine Man Finales! (Ben’s Bullpen Bulletin, December 1978) – MCC106

Taking a look at some of the extra things going on when the comics cover dated December of 1978 were on the stands . . . like the final issues of Devil Dinosaur and Machine Man. And the FIRST issue of a new series that will be covered in our next round of Marvel's Cosmic Comics!

27 MIN2017 JUL 12
Comments
Devil Dinosaur and Machine Man Finales! (Ben’s Bullpen Bulletin, December 1978) – MCC106

“The Valiant Die But Once” (John Carter: Warlord of Mars #19, November 1978) – MCC105

Trapped in a strange land, John Carter and Dejah Thoris find their bonds of love tested and perhaps found lacking! John carter and a new friend also find their battle skills put to the test in a seemingly endless wave of savages!

22 MIN2017 JUL 9
Comments
“The Valiant Die But Once” (John Carter: Warlord of Mars #19, November 1978) – MCC105

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