(October 1973)

Marvel, 1970 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.20 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Bi-Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
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

["Victorius! You have felled Zabu!"] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
John Romita
Inks:
John Romita
Colors:
?
Letters:
Morrie Kuramoto

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Ka-Zar; Zabu; Victorius; Bobbi Morse
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Letters credit from George Olshevsky's Marvel Comics Index #7B.

The Final Battle! (Table of Contents)

Ka-Zar / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script:
Mike Friedrich
Pencils:
Marie Severin; Werner Roth (see notes)
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
Colors:
Marie Severin
Letters:
June Braverman

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Ka-Zar; Zabu; (Barbara) Bobbi Morse; Victorius [Professor Victor Conrad] (origin, villain); Gemini [Damian Link with Joshua Link's mind controlling] (villain); Lord Parnival Plunder [Plunderer] (villain); A.I.M.; Nick Fury; Professor Victor Conrad (flashback); Dr. Wilma Calvin; Damian Link; Joshua "Whitey" Link
Synopsis:
The fight between Ka-Zar and Victorius continues with Victorius momentarily stopping Ka-Zar. Zabu distracts Victorius until Ka-Zar recovers. Ka-Zar again refuses to take the super-soldier serum, this time destroying it. He then defeats Victorius. Professor Wilma Conrad refuses to make another batch of the super-soldier serum. Ka-Zar leaves Barbara Morse to return to the Savage Land.

Indexer Notes

Marie Severin greatly revised the art throughout this story, per information provided in correspondence with Nick Caputo. Story continues in KA-ZAR (Marvel, 1974 series) #1 (January 1974).

World Driving You Crazy? (Table of Contents)

Crazy / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
? (promo copy)
Pencils:
Marv Wolfman
Inks:
Marv Wolfman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Nebbish

Indexer Notes

Promo for the first issue of Crazy Magazine featuring Nebbish blowing up Crazy Magazine #1, appears between pages 13 and 14 of the story sequence.

Marvel Bullpen Bulletins [Dietetic Doodlings and Dizzy Dispatches Designed To Delight! [October 1973] (Table of Contents)

Marvel Bullpen Bulletins / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
? (promo copy)
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Items about the new magazine Crazy which goes on sale July 10 and has an ad specially designed by Marv Wolfman in this issue, the Son of Satan premieres this month picking up where Ghost Rider left off in the pages of Marvel Spotlight and guest starring the Ghost Rider (written by Gary Friedrich and drawn by Herb Trimpe), the Recorder crosses over from Thor and into Warlock, Kraven crosses over into Daredevil, Dr. Spectrum crosses over from the Avengers into Iron Man, Spider-Man and Sub-Mariner clash in Marvel Team-Up, an apology for misreporting the cost of The Haunt of Horror as 60 cents instead of 75 cents, the increase of Monster Madness to 75 cents but a bigger bargain with more pages and Tony Isabella working on it and Savage Tales #2 is now on sale with work by Roy Thomas, Barry Smith, John Buscema, Gil Kane, Frank Brunner and Al Williamson.

FOOM! (Table of Contents)

FOOM / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
? (promo copy)
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for a subscription to FOOM describing what is included (a 22" x 28" poster, a membership card, a fistful of stick-ons, full year's subscription to FOOM magazine and a special surprise envelope that everything comes in).

Astonishing Mails (Table of Contents)

Astonishing Mails / letters page / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from (and answers to) Mark Zepezaner, Harvey Phillips and unsigned.

Like Father, Like Son? (Table of Contents)

Son of Satan / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Son of Satan [Daimon Hellstrom]

Indexer Notes

Promo for the first issue of the Son of Satan in Marvel Spotlight #12.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Victorius! You have felled Zabu!"]
    Ka-Zar
  2. 1. The Final Battle!
    Ka-Zar
  3. 2. World Driving You Crazy?
    Crazy
  4. 3. Marvel Bullpen Bulletins [Dietetic Doodlings and Dizzy Dispatches Designed To Delight! [October 1973]
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins
  5. 4. FOOM!
    FOOM
  6. 5. Astonishing Mails
    Astonishing Mails
  7. 6. Like Father, Like Son?
    Son of Satan
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Jim Stangas
  • Darrel McCann
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Darrel McCann