*Marvel: Having appeared in Ghost Rider #1 & #2, Daimon Hellstrom made his first solo appearance as the title star in Marvel Spotlight #12. In the wake of other Marvel hits starring occult characters, and with the Exorcist movie taking big box-office, Stan Lee had originally proposed a series starring Satan himself, but Roy Thomas commuted it to Satan’s offspring, a demon/human hybrid who used his evil-spawned power for good, in rebellion against his father. Despite controversy from Christians and other religions – Satanists and Wiccans wrote in to complain about their faiths being portrayed as evil – Son of Satan proved a short-term hit, lasting an appropriate 13 issues in Marvel Spotlight before launching his own solo series – which fizzled after issue #8. Oops. Nevertheless Daimon remains a prominent character today in the Marvel Universe, though he doesn’t use the Son of Satan soubriquet any more, and his origins are usually politely redacted. This is his complete Marvel Spotlight run, from #12 (VF/NM £40) to #24, a clash with his sinister sibling Satana. Averaging VF, this is a high-grade run of mostly non-distributed issues.