Astonishing Tales #19 [British]
(August 1973)

Marvel, 1970 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.06 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner]
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

Issue Notes

This issue is a variant of Astonishing Tales (Marvel, 1970 series) #19 [Regular Edition].


The Super-Soldier Strikes! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre
jungle
Characters
Ka-Zar; Zabu; Victorius
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

...And Men Shall Name Him--Victorius! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Mike Friedrich
Pencils
Dan Adkins (pages 1-15); Jim Starlin (pages 16-19)
Inks
Jack Abel
Colors
David Hunt
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
jungle
Characters
Ka-Zar; Zabu; (Barbara) Bobbi Morse; Victorius [Professor Victor Conrad] (villain); Gemini [Damian Link with Joshua Link's mind controlling] (villain); Lord Parnival Plunder [Plunderer](villain); A.I.M.; Nick Fury; Gog (flashback)
Synopsis
Victorius kidnaps Bobbi Morse and takes her to his AIM fortress. Nick Fury gives Ka-Zar the super-soldier serum and sends him after them. When Ka-Zar arrives he throws away the super-soldier serum before going in to face Victorius. Ka-Zar defeats Gemini and Lord Plunder and battles Victorius to a standstill as Bobbi goes outside to look for the serum.
Reprints

He's Coming Your Way!! (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Monsters Unleashed / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Marvel Bullpen Bulletins: More Miniaturized Mouthfuls of Marvel-ou Mutterings! [August 1973] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

FOOM! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

Astonishing Mails (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from (and answers to) Joe Bailey, Charley Parker and George Hong.

Fear Lives--In the Haunt of Horror! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Haunt of Horror / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Super-Soldier Strikes!
    Ka-Zar
  2. 1. ...And Men Shall Name Him--Victorius!
    Ka-Zar
  3. 2. He's Coming Your Way!!
    Monsters Unleashed
  4. 3. Marvel Bullpen Bulletins: More Miniaturized Mouthfuls of Marvel-ou Mutterings! [August 1973]
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins
  5. 4. FOOM!
    FOOM
  6. 5. Astonishing Mails
    Astonishing Mails
  7. 6. Fear Lives--In the Haunt of Horror!
    Haunt of Horror
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