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The Demon (1972) - #1
"Unleash The One Who Waits"
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Cover Date: Aug/Sep 1972
Cover Price: US $ 0.20

Issue Tagline: 1st DC Issue Jack Kirby's Startling New Epic.. The Origin of the Demon !

Format: Color; Standard Comic Issue; 32 pages

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Letters Column: A Time to Build

1st appearance of the Demon!

Etrigan the Demon is summoned by Merlin at the fall of Camelot to fight the forces of Morgaine Le Fay. This does not prevent the fall of Camelot, and Etrigan takes on a human disguise. In the present day, Jason Blood tracks down an occultist who is working with a withered and dying Morgaine Le Fay who needs Etrigan to restore her youth. a stone messenger comes to Jason Blood at a party held by Radu Singh and summons him to Moldavia. There, Etrigan repossesses Blood's body.

Reprinted/Collected in:
DC Special Blue Ribbon Digest (1980) #5
The Demon (1972) Omnibus

The hardcover Omnibus edition includes a page originally omitted for advertising purposes between pages 10 and 11. The page depicts Blood dreaming of the Demon, which is referred to, but not shown, elsewhere in the issue.

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