Marvel Preview No. 4 : Star-Lord by Gan and Wrightson

Star-Lord first appeared in Marvel Preview No. 4, cover dated January 1976. The character was named by Marv Wolfman, and Steve Englehart created the character from there. Steve Gan was the artist.

The late Bernie Wrightson did the inside front cover. That, along with Gan’s splash page get the colour treatment here.


STEVE GAN

Star-Lord by Steve Gan

Steve Gan’s splash page as published.

Comic book art restoration by Scott Dutton

Scan cleaned up and bleeds extended.

Comic book colouring by Scott Dutton

Colour.


BERNIE WRIGHTSON

Star-Lord by Bernie Wrightson

Bernie Wrightson’s inside front cover illustration, uncropped.

Comic book art restoration by Scott Dutton

Scan cleaned up.

Comic book colouring by Scott Dutton

Logo version 1.

Comic book colouring by Scott Dutton

Logo version 2.

Comic book colouring by Scott Dutton

Logo version 2 tucked behind the cliff.


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Star-Lord by Bernie Wrightson

Wrightson did a second version. Scan courtesy of Heritage Auctions.


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