John Carter Warlord of Mars (1977 Marvel) #1 NM 1st Appearance of John Carter
Published Jun 1977 by Marvel.
Based on Edgar Rice Burroughs' Martian novels, John Carter Warlord of Mars ran for 28 issues. "Air Pirates of Mars, Part 1" finds John Carter rescuing Dejah Thoris from an army of Tharks and uncovering a plot to destroy his beloved Barsoom. Includes Welcome Back, Carter text editorial. Script by Marv Wolfman, pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Dave Cockrum. Cover by Kane and Cockrum. Cover price $0.30.