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Captain Marvel (1968) - #17
"And a Child Shall Lead You!"

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Dan Adkins

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Art 'Artie' Simek

Stan 'The Man' Lee - 'Stanley Martin Lieber'

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Cover Date: October 1969
Cover Price: US $ 0.15

Issue Tagline: Unchained!

Format: Color; Standard Comic Issue; 20 pages

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Letters Column: Mail it to Mar-Vell

Mar-Vell is imprisoned in the Negative Zone.
Meanwhile, feeling abandoned by Captain America, Rick Jones quits the Avengers, only to stumble upon a Kree stronghold and a pair of Nega Bands. Putting them on, Rick merges with the imprisoned Mar-Vell, thus freeing him from the Negative Zone!

Reprinted/Collected in:
Essential Captain Marvel (2008) TPB vol. 01
Giant-Size Captain Marvel (1975) #1
Marvel Masterworks: Captain Marvel (2005) HC vol. 02
Marvel Masterworks: Captain Marvel (2005) HC vol. 02 (Limited Edition Cover)
Marvel Visionaries: Gil Kane (2002) TPB vol. 01
Marvel's Mightiest Heroes (2013) HC vol. 38 (15)
Marvelklubben (1984) #21

The appearance in this issue of Hulk, Iron Man, Giant Man, and Thor is strictly a one-frame memory with no dialogue or action, and is often discounted as a true appearance by chronologists.

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