Warlock (1972 Marvel 1st Series) #1 VF/NM- [1st Warlock in solo titles series.]
Published Aug 1972 by Marvel.
Cover pencils by Gil Kane and John Romita (alterations), inks by Joe Sinnott and John Romita (alterations). First Appearance of the Soul Gem in "The Day of the Prophet!", script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Tom Sutton; The hero of Counter-Earth vs. the Man-Beast!; The High Evolutionary saves Counter-Earth from destruction following his promise to Warlock; Warlock and his band of teenage followers encounter the Prophet, a faithful man claiming that Counter-Earths savior will return; Who is this savior the Prophet speaks of? The story continues from Marvel Premiere 2. Letters to the editor from comics writers Marc DeMatteis and Steven Grant, plus Richard Pini (Elfquest). 36 pgs., full color. $0.20. Cover price $0.20.