Astonishing Tales #25


Deathlok is shown to be a robot with a human mind that has the ability to override its programming; Deathlok has a flashback showing that his old army buddy Major Simon Riker is responsible for his creation.

Printed: Aug 1974
Writers: Rich Buckler and Doug Moench
Art: Rich Buckler, Klaus Janson, Al Milgrom, and Mike Esposito
Cover: Rich Buckler and Klaus Janson

- 1st appearance and cover of Deathlok, Luther Manning
- 1st appearance of Major Ryker
- First published artwork for Marvel by George Perez, interior two-page backup story