Jim Steranko comic
Marvel horror series from the 1970's! The series continues as Creatures on the Loose from issue 10 and on. Tower of Shadows had one Tower Of Shadows King Size Special that was published a year after the series was renamed.
There are also side stories taking place in Las Vegas about a comedian named Flip Mason who has a gambling addiction and owes money to a gangster named Minton Hackett who in turn is apparently going big time in the criminal world. There is also a car race scene showing a driver with a familiar scorpion emblem on his wrist.