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Marvel Preview Marvel Preview was a comic book magazine published by Curtis Magazines, an imprint of Marvel. It ran for 24 issues, between 1975 and Winter 1980. It was a black-and-white quarterly.

Marvel Preview is notable for containing the first and early appearances of many Marvel characters like Blade (issue #3), Star-Lord (#4), Dominic Fortune (#2), Satana (#7), and many more. It also contained premiere artwork by Keith Giffen (in the back-up story of issue #4 and #7, "The Sword in the Star"), and the first teaming of the celebrated X-Men creative trio of writer Chris Claremont, penciller John Byrne, and inker Terry Austin (in issue #11, featuring Star-Lord).

Despite a quarterly frequency, the magazine had a history of scheduling problems, with one "Next Issue" ad after another proving inaccurate. For example, #2 promised Thor the Mighty for #3, but a Blade story originally promoted as a serial for the recently cancelled Vampire Tales appeared, while the Thor material was not seen until #10. As of #25, the title was changed to Bizarre Adventures.

The characters and stories featured included:
#1 - The Man-Gods From Beyond the Stars (1975) (Erich von Däniken tribute)
#2 - The Punisher (1st solo story), w/ back-up Dominic Fortune (1st appearance) (1975)
#3 - Blade the Vampire-Slayer (1975)
#4 - Star-Lord (1st appearance); back-up: The Sword in the Star with Prince Wayfinder (1975)
#5 - Sherlock Holmes (adaptation of the novel The Hound of the Baskervilles part 1) (1976)
#6 - Sherlock Holmes (The Hound of the Baskervilles part 2 (1976)
#7 - Satana; back-up: The Sword in the Star with Prince Wayfinder (also debut of Rocket Raccoon) (1976)
#8 - The Legion of Monsters (Morbius, Blade, Anubis) (1976)
#9 - Man-God (Hugo Danner) (1977)
#10 - Thor, w/ back-up Hercules (1977)
#11 - Star-Lord (1977)
#12 - The Haunt of Horror (including Lilith and Dracula) (1977)
#13 - The UFO Connection (1978)
#14 - Star-Lord (1978)
#15 - Star-Lord (1978)
#16 - Masters of Terror (1978) (with Lilith)
#17 - Blackmark (1979)
#18 - Star-Lord (1979)
#19 - Kull the Destroyer, w/ back-up Solomon Kane (1979)
#20 - Bizarre Adventures (reprints, including Dominic Fortune) (1979)
#21 - Moon Knight; back-up: The Shroud (1980)
#22 - Merlin (1980)
#23 - Bizarre Adventures 2 (1980)
#24 - Paradox (1980)