Astonishing Tales #6 [Regular Edition]
(June 1971)

Marvel, 1970 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.15 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
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
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.


Beware the Man-God Men Call Damon! / The Tyrant of Latveria Invades the African Stronghold of--T'Challa! (Table of Contents)

Ka-Zar; Dr. Doom / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Colors
?
Letters
Morrie Kuramoto

Genre
superhero; jungle
Characters
Ka-Zar; Zabu; Damon; Tongah; Dr. Doom; Black Panther
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inks credit from Nick Caputo via the GCD Error List (16 January 2005); the original indexer credited Herb Trimpe. Letters credit from George Olshevsky's Marvel Comics Index #7B.

'Ware the Winds of Death! (Table of Contents: 1)

Ka-Zar / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Gerry Conway
Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith]
Inks
Bill Everett
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
jungle
Characters
Ka-Zar; Zabu; Tongah; Damon (introduction, villain); Bobbi Morse (introduction, later the Huntress / Mockingbird, full name not revealed until Astonishing Tales #12); Lelania (introduction, death); Tatia (Tongah's sister, introduction); Emuel (Tongah's brother, introduction)
Synopsis
Introduction of Damon the Man-God and his subsequent attack on the Savage Land. Also introduces Bobbi Morse and Tongah's sister and brother, Tatia and Emuel.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

The Mighty Marvel Checklist / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Super Poster Offer (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Marvelmania / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Tentacles of the Tyrant! (Table of Contents: 4)

Dr. Doom / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Larry Lieber
Pencils
George Tuska
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
superhero
Characters
Dr. Doom; Black Panther [T'Challa] (Guest Star)
Synopsis
Dr. Doom travels to Wakanda to steal Vibranium.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Black Panther story continues from Avengers #58.

Hints of Hilarious Hi-Jinx and Homogeneous Happenings Happily Harvested For Heroes Like You! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from (and answers to) Bill Winans, Russell Hodgkin, Todd Lowenstein, and Terry Hyde. Also includes small headshots of Daredevil, Captain America [Steve Rogers], Iron Man [Tony Stark], Spider-Man, Thor, Thing and Sub-Mariner and Know Ye These, the Hallowed Ranks of Marveldom.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Beware the Man-God Men Call Damon! / The Tyrant of Latveria Invades the African Stronghold of--T'Challa!
    Ka-Zar; Dr. Doom
  2. 1. 'Ware the Winds of Death!
    Ka-Zar
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    The Mighty Marvel Checklist
  4. 3. Super Poster Offer
    Marvelmania
  5. 4. The Tentacles of the Tyrant!
    Dr. Doom
  6. 5. Hints of Hilarious Hi-Jinx and Homogeneous Happenings Happily Harvested For Heroes Like You!
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Astonishing Mails
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Darrel McCann
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Peter Croome
  • Chris Boyko
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