Ka-Zar #2
(December 1970)

Marvel, 1970 Series
Volume
1
Price
0.25 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Magazine Management Co., Inc.
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [under character box]
Editing
Stan Lee
Color
color
Dimensions
Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
squarebound
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
John Romita; Marie Severin (alterations)
Inks
John Romita; Marie Severin (alterations)
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Strike, Zabu-- Strike!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Ka-Zar [Kevin Plunder]; Zabu; Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Plunderer [Lord Parnival Plunder]
Reprints
Keywords
Savage Land

Indexer Notes

Cover is a flipped image of Daredevil (Marvel, 1964 series) #12, with alterations and additions by Marie Severin (Zabu added, and a face added in the lower left hand corner).

Previous lister credited Marie Severin and Bill Everett with cover art.

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

Daredevil / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby; John Romita
Inks
John Romita
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Ka-Zar [Kevin Plunder]; Zabu; Plunderer [Lord Parnival Plunder]; Maa-Gor; Foggy Nelson (cameo); Karen Page (cameo)
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.
Reprints
Keywords
Savage Land

Indexer Notes

Ka-Zar last in The X-Men (Marvel, 1963 Series) #10. According to interviews with Romita, he pencilled the first two pages on his own and Kirby provided breakdowns from page 3 on.

From the Sky... Winged Wrath! (Table of Contents: 2)

Angel / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
George Tuska
Inks
Dick Ayers
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Angel [Warren Worthington III]; the Dazzler [Burt Worthington] (first appearance; villain); Warren Worthington Jr. (death); Kathryn Worthington; Matilda; Candy Southern; F.B.I. Agent Fred Duncan
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Angel last appearance in The X-Men (Marvel, 1963 Series) #66.

The Secret of Ka-Zar's Origin! (Table of Contents: 3)

Daredevil / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Jack Kirby (layouts, pp. 1-4); John Romita
Inks
John Romita
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Daredevil [Matt Murdock]; Ka-Zar [Lord Kevin Plunder] (origin); Zabu; Foggy Nelson; Karen Page; Plunderer [Parnival Plunder] (origin); Maa-Gor
Synopsis
DD and Ka-Zar battle the Plunderer as the villain regales them with his origin and the origin of his savage brother. The Plunderer is after half of a necklace that his father gave the two brothers that will open a vault to a substance that destroys all weaponry. Everybody gets greedy and even the pirates and the butler vie for the halves of the medallion.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Kirby pencilling credit revised by Mark Evanier via the GCD Errors list, August 2009. Original indexer had Kirby as co-penciller.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Strike, Zabu-- Strike!"]
    Ka-Zar, Daredevil
  2. 1. Sightless, In a Savage Land!
    Daredevil
  3. 2. From the Sky... Winged Wrath!
    Angel
  4. 3. The Secret of Ka-Zar's Origin!
    Daredevil
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Steve Jenner
  • Ruben Cortes
  • Darrel McCann
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Per Sandell
  • Nick Caputo
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose