(February 1973)

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:
Roy Thomas
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Jungle Lord Stalks Pusher--In the Heart of a Hostile Land! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Jim Starlin; Gil Kane (see notes)
Inks:
Frank Giacoia; Tom Sutton (see notes)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Morrie Kuramoto (bottom blurb); John Costanza

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Ka-Zar; Zabu

Indexer Notes

Background scenes by Kane/Sutton from interior story, per George Olshevsky's Marvel Comics Index #7B. Starlin pencils per original artwork. Previous indexer credited Rich Buckler.

To Stalk a City! (Table of Contents)

Ka-Zar / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Friedrich
Pencils:
Rich Buckler (pages 1-15); John Buscema [uncredited] (pages 16-31)
Inks:
Chic Stone; Al Milgrom (backgrounds on page 1)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Denise Vladimer (Wohl)

Genre:
Jungle
Characters:
Ka-Zar; Zabu; (Barbara) Bobbi Morse; Dr. Wilma Calvin; The Pusher (villain); Vinnie [Percy Ronald Calvin]; Quinn; Jackers; Henry Calvin (flashback, dead); Frank
Synopsis:
Ka-Zar defeats The Pusher and helps to save Vinnie's life. Dr. Calvin wakes up and is relieved to find out that her son is with her and is a hero.

Marvel Bullpen Bulletins: Awesome Announcements For You To Conjure With, Ponder Over-And Yawn At! [February 1973]; 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:
?; Stan Lee
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Stan Lee shares a letter from Stephen C. Nazzaro, co-chairperson of the Northern Educational Service Coordinating Committee at University of Massachusetts, praising Marvel Comics for their assistance in their tutoring program. Items about how Marvel is going to deal with their deadline problems by planning a fill-in issue for every series, specifics on the Spider-Man "extra" tale being a reworking of the Spider-Man Spectacular #2 story by John Romita and Gerry Conway, a report that Ross Andru will be helping John Buscema get ahead on the Fantastic Four, Billy Graham recently M.C.'d a comedy show in Greenwich Village's famous Village Gate night club, Ross Andru did the artwork for a recent Shanna the She-Devil issue, Chic Stone has returned and is the artist on Red Wolf, Bill Everett is currently working on Sub-Mariner but he has trouble making deadlines, Roy Thomas just got back from vacation and Steve Englehart and Gerry Conway are both going to California and hints that the next two series to be premiered are Thongor of Lost Lemuria and War of the Worlds. Marvel checklist for comics now on sale! Comics listed with a synopsis are Fantastic Four #129, Supernatural Thrillers #2, Doc Savage #3, Vault of Evil #1, Journey Into Mystery #3, SHIELD #1, Spider-Man #117, Thor #208, Iron Man #55, Astonishing Tales #16, Conan the Barbarian #23, Crazy #1, Marvel Spotlight #4, Fear #12 and Little Kids #10. Appears between pages 6 and 7 of the story sequence.

The Terrific Ten (Table of Contents)

NBC / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Adam; Evy; Pink Panther; Underdog; The Jetsons; The Houndcats; The Roman Holidays; The Barkleys; Sealab 2020; Jerry Mahoney

Indexer Notes

Ad for NBC's new Saturday morning line-up. Appears between pages 11 and 12 of the story sequence.

Astonishing Mails (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from (and answers to) Donna Earle, Lee M. VanNatter, Bethany Holley and G. Dennis Gibbons. Appears between pages 15 and 16 of the story sequence.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Jungle Lord Stalks Pusher--In the Heart of a Hostile Land!
    Ka-Zar
  2. 1. To Stalk a City!
    Ka-Zar
  3. 2. Marvel Bullpen Bulletins: Awesome Announcements For You To Conjure With, Ponder Over-And Yawn At! [February 1973]; Stan Lee's Soapbox; Mighty Marvel Checklist
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins; Stan Lee's Soapbox; Mighty Marvel Checklist
  4. 3. The Terrific Ten
    NBC
  5. 4. Astonishing Mails
    Astonishing Mails
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Darrel McCann
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Darrel McCann