Sunday, September 25, 2016

Episode 5: Star Wars Annual #1 (December 1979)

The fifth episode of “The Longbox Crusade” is now available.

Take a listen here: The Longbox Crusade: Episode 5 - Star Wars Annual #1 (December 1979)

Join Pat as he takes a look at another adventure from a galaxy far far away.

Later on in the podcast Pat gives some history notes on major news, popular films and music for the year 1979 along with your comments and questions.

This episode's issue: Star Wars Annual #1 (December 1979)

Credits for this issue comes from: Mike's Amazing World of Comics

Published by: Marvel
Cover Date of: 1980
On Sale date of: December 4, 1979
Cover Price: $0.75
Writer: Chris Claremont
Penciller: Mike Vosburg
Inker: Steve Leialola
Colorist: Bob Sharen

The Cover Credits are:
Artist: Walter Simonson

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  1. Gonna download this episode tonight. That's the first comic book I was ever given... actually came out a few weeks before I was born!

  2. Thanks Chris for taking a listen. I hope you enjoy the show. That is awesome that this was the first comic you were given. Do you still have it? Hope it is in better shape then what mine is.