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Marvel Super-Heroes (1967) 17-A

Comic Book by Marvel, Nov 1968

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Marvel Super-Heroes (1967) 17-A by Marvel
Marvel Super-Heroes (1967) 17-A by Marvel
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Cover by Howard Purcell/John Romita Sr./Dan Adkins.

"The Black Knight Reborn!" by Thomas and Purcell/Adkins. 22 pages.
Dane Whitman has discovered that he has inherited a castle in England. Once there, he is contacted by the spirit of the original owner, the Black Knight, Sir Percy of Scandia. Percy tells of how he failed to prevent Mordred from slaying King Arthur, and how he, too, fell beneath Mordred's dagger. Before he died, Merlin cast a spell that Percy's heirs should inherit the ebon sword and spirit of the Black Knight to fight the spirit of Mordred, should it ever return. Mordred's spirit does return to possess Paul Richarde, Le Sabre, and seeks to slay Whitman. The Black Knight defeats him, but the dagger, which was magically forged to slay the Black Knight, is lost over London.
Features the conversion of Dane Whitman as the Black Knight from villain to hero.

No Title Given featuring the Human Torch (E-238) by Ayers. 8 pages.
Reprinted from Men's Adventure #28.
Space aliens appear on Earth at the same time a strange, deadly plague sweeps the Nation. Mankind assumes that the aliens brought the disease as an attack, but the Human Torch and Toro discover that the aliens are peaceful and brought a cure for Mankind.

"Wings on His Feet" featuring the Sub-Mariner (F-637) by Everett. 3 pages.
Reprinted from Sub-Mariner Comics #38.
Namor, only 14 years-old, explores the ice shelf with his mother, Princess Fen, when a chasm opens, swallowing both he and his mother. Namor discovers he has the power of flight, given by tiny wings on his ankles.

Reprint of the first 3 parts of All-Winners Comics #21 (balance of story presented next issue).

"Chapter I: Menace from the Future World!"
Captain America assembles the All-Winners Squad to face the menace of Future Man, a scientist from the year 1,000,000 AD, where the Earth is unfit for life. The Future Man comes back in time to clear the planet of life so his future people can come back and inhabit it. The Future Man convinces Madame Death to join his cause. 4 pages.

"Chapter II: The Green Plague!" featuring Captain America. 8 pages.
Cap and Bucky head to Europe to defend it against Future Man's plot to drop a germ bomb.

"Chapter III: Destruction in Slow Motion!" featuring the Whizzer (SL-840). 6 pages.
Future Man and Madame Death use a device which can locally slow down time in South America to cause havoc. The Whizzer shuts them down, but can't capture them.
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