Epic Illustrated was touted as a new experience in adult fantasy and science fiction adventure. Published by Marvel Comics, this magazine was aimed at a more mature audience.
Issue #9 includes: "Metamorphosis Odyssey: Doomsday & Aftermath", by Jim Starlin; "The Last Centaur", by Tim Conrad; "Children of the Stars", by Charles Vess; "Weirdworld: The Dragonmaster of Klarn", by Doug Moench, John Buscema, Marie Severin, and Steven Oliff; "Tales of Torment", by David Kasakove; "Match and Set", by Lee Marrs; "Isolation and Illusion", by P. Craig Russell. Also includes Jim Starlin interview by Archie Goodwin and a letter by Catherine Yronwode. December, 1981.
This copy of the issue is in good condition. The spine is slightly worn, and there are some faint pen marks on the top left-hand corner of the cover page. However, the cover retains its original gloss, and the pages wear no signs of previous use.