Steve Englehart’s run was not without humor. Also, for the first time in his run, Englehart does a two part story:
Yes, this is the classic arc, in which Luke Cage stomps all over Latveria for $200.
After fighting some muggers in the street, Luke gets hired by a mystery employer to take care of a few things, he does, and when he seeks to collect..
…He finds out the employer was Dr. Doom, and he’s skipped town owing on the bill.
Luke tracks him to Latveria, fights him, and then there’s the punch liine…
It’s a little weird that Doom calls Cage a “black man.” I never thought of Doom as a racist.
Creators: Steve Englehart and George Tuska