Col. Luther Manning, the first Deathlok, debuted in Astonishing Tales #25
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Col. Luther Manning, the first Deathlok, debuted in Astonishing Tales #25 (May 14, 1974).

Written by
Rich Buckler
Doug Moench

Art by
Rich Buckler

Cover by
Rich Buckler
Klaus Janson
Gaspar Saladino

Astonishing Tales #25 - A Cold Knight's Frenzy! released by Marvel

Astonishing Tales #25 – A Cold Knight’s Frenzy! released by Marvel

Behold! The birth of the cyborg known as Deathlok! Military strategist Col. Luther Manning loses his humanity in a post-apocalyptic science experiment. Now, trapped in an amalgam of flesh and circuitry, Deathlok lives between life and death, man and robot.