Daredevil #12 [Regular Edition]
(January 1966)

Marvel, 1964 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1965-11-04
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Olympia Publications, Inc.
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [under character box]
Editing
Stan Lee (editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from 1965 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.
This issue has variants:

Sightless, in a Savage Land! (Table of Contents)

Daredevil / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Romita
Inks
John Romita; Vince Colletta (alterations)
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Ka-Zar [Kevin Plunder]; Plunderer [Parnival Plunder]
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Indexer Notes

Colletta alterations on Ka-Zar per Nick Caputo, confirmed in an interview by Romita. In John Romita..And All That Jazz! Romita stated: "If you look at my first Daredevil cover, I didn't do half of those pen lines in Ka-Zar's arms and legs. Most of them were done by Vinnie Colletta."

Franklin Colletta originally credited his father with inking the entire cover.

Sightless, in a Savage Land! (Table of Contents: 1)

Daredevil / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (credited)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (credited) (layouts pages 3-20); John Romita (credited)
Inks
John Romita (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen (credited)

Feature Logo
Daredevil, the Man Without Fear!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; GUESTS: Ka-Zar [Kevin Plunder]; Zabu; VILLAINS: Plunderer [Lord Parnival Plunder]; Maa-Gor; CAMEOS: Foggy Nelson; Karen Page
Synopsis
Matt decides to take a cruise to get his mind off of Karen. After his cruise ship is boarded by pirates, DD is taken to the Savage Land by the Plunderer. Ka-Zar attacks the Plunderer for trespassing on his domain and saves Daredevil's life as his costume reminds the savage lord of his encounter with the X-Men.
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Indexer Notes

Ka-Zar most recent appearance was in X-Men (Marvel, 1964 series) #10.

According to interviews with Romita,he pencilled the first two pages on his own and Kirby provided breakdowns from page 3 on.

Another Mighty Marvel Hot-Line Report Featuring Earth-Shattering Items of Monumental Inconsequence! (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Marvel Bullpen Bulletins / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Let's Level with Daredevil / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Wally Wood
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters from Dave Harrer, Ron Ronish, Raymond Ortiz, Nehemiah Thomas, Warren Marrata, Jr., Marty Ketchum, Jim Radebaugh, Richard Ransley, Mike Carter, Steven Russell; includes Special Bullpen Bulletin introducing John Romita.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Sightless, in a Savage Land!
    Daredevil
  2. 1. Sightless, in a Savage Land!
    Daredevil
  3. 2. Another Mighty Marvel Hot-Line Report Featuring Earth-Shattering Items of Monumental Inconsequence!
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Let's Level with Daredevil
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Steve Jenner
  • David Bruce
  • Nick Caputo
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Steve Coates
  • Peter Croome
  • Chris Boyko
  • Steve Dasinger