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.