(February 1972)

Marvel, 1970 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.20 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Bi-Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Magazine Management Co., Inc.
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group
Editing:
Stan Lee
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

To Die In Flames! (Table of Contents)

Ka-Zar / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gil Kane; John Romita (alterations)
Inks:
Joe Sinnott; John Romita (alterations)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Ka-Zar; Zabu

Indexer Notes

Zabu figure by John Romita. Info per Nick Caputo. Letters credit from George Olshevsky's Marvel Comics Index #7B.

To End In Flame! (Table of Contents)

Ka-Zar / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas; Gerry Conway
Pencils:
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith]
Inks:
Sal Buscema
Colors:
?
Letters:
Artie Simek
Job Number:
809Z

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Ka-Zar; Zabu; (Barbara) Bobbi Morse (full name not revealed until Astonishing Tales #12); Germans of Lost Lake (villains); Heinrich Draco (introduction, death); Paul Allen (full name not revealed until Astonishing Tales #12); Heida; Gerhad Draco; Captain Christopher (introduction, death); Jonathan Christopher
Synopsis:
Ka-Zar uncovers the truth that Heinrich Draco and Captain Christopher, the leaders of the two warring factions in New Britannia, know that the war is over and are prolonging it for their own reasons. He and Zabu manage to stop the two when they try to blow up the Savage Land by dropping a bomb into a volcano.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

This story is continued from issue #8.

Adventures of the Lee Family (Table of Contents)

Lee Rider Jackets and Jeans / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
? (ad copy)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Mike Lee; Tom Lee; Danny Lee; Ranger
Synopsis:
The Lee Family help put out a forest fire using Lee Rider jackets.

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Lee Rider jackets and jeans.

Marvel Bullpen Bulletins: The Sensuous Bullpen [February 1972]; Stan Lee's Soapbox; Mighty Marvel Checklist (Table of Contents)

Marvel Bullpen Bulletins; Stan Lee's Soapbox; Mighty Marvel Checklist / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas ?; Stan Lee
Pencils:
John Romita
Inks:
John Romita
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset; Morrie Kuramoto

Characters:
Warlock

Indexer Notes

Items about how comic books are now being read on college campuses, information on the two new comics this month (Tomb of Dracula and Marvel Premiere featuring Warlock), Marvel artists that were at the Guggenheim Museum in New York, Stan Lee shaved his beard, Al Kurzrok vacationed in Haiti, and Barry Windsor-Smith vacationed in England. Stan Lee addressed the change in price this month (without giving any information). Marvel checklist for comics now on sale! Comics listed with a synopsis are Fantastic Four #119, Spider-Man #105, Thor #196, Avengers #96, Captain America & The Falcon #146, Hulk #148, Daredevil #84, Sub-Mariner #46, Astonishing Tales #10, Sgt. Fury #95, Tomb of Dracula #1 and Marvel Premiere #1. Warlock illo by John Romita.

Astonishing Mails (Table of Contents)

Astonishing Mails / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from (and answers to) Lee Bucher, Carl Waluconis and Steve Allsup. Roy Thomas identifies himself as writer of the letter column.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. To Die In Flames!
    Ka-Zar
  2. 1. To End In Flame!
    Ka-Zar
  3. 2. Adventures of the Lee Family
    Lee Rider Jackets and Jeans
  4. 3. Marvel Bullpen Bulletins: The Sensuous Bullpen [February 1972]; Stan Lee's Soapbox; Mighty Marvel Checklist
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins; Stan Lee's Soapbox; Mighty Marvel Checklist
  5. 4. Astonishing Mails
    Astonishing Mails
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