As much as I enjoy these early issues, the stilted dialog can be a bit much. The plot’s a bit much, too: The Mayor of New York hires Luke Cage to investigate the death of a City accountant who was seemingly killed by intelligent wild lions. Cage does so and the villain is Lion Fang, who, thankfully, never appears again.
But in spite of how silly this book is, then there’s an awesome panel like this one, art by Billy Graham…
…And this one, with more silly dialogue:
Creators: Steve Englehart and Billy Graham