Astonishing Tales #7 [Regular Edition]
(August 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.


["Strike, Zabu! A God must die..."] / ...And One Is Traitor! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Herb Trimpe (signed)
Inks
Herb Trimpe (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Morrie Kuramoto

Genre
superhero; jungle
Characters
Ka-Zar; Zabu; Damon; Dr. Doom; Black Panther [T'Challa]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Deluge! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Herb Trimpe
Inks
Herb Trimpe
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
jungle
Characters
Ka-Zar; Zabu; Tongah; Damon (villain); (Barbara) Bobbi Morse (full name not revealed until Astonishing Tales #12); Tatia (merges with Lelania); Emuel; Lelania (resurrected in Tatia's body)
Synopsis
The battle with Damon ends when Lelania takes over Tatia's body and takes Damon away.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Next Ka-Zar story in Savage Tales #1.

Mighty Marvel Checklist (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

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

[Original Unpublished Art Portfolios] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

...And If I Be Called Traitor--! (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Gerry Conway
Pencils
Gene Colan
Inks
Frank Giacoia; Mike Esposito
Colors
?
Letters
Jean Izzo

Genre
superhero
Characters
Dr. Doom; Black Panther [T'Challa]; Ramon (Doom's henchman); Carl (Doom's henchman); C'China; D'Kar; Thom
Synopsis
Black Panther escapes from Dr. Doom and stops his plans to steal Vibranium from Wakanda.
Reprints

Marvel Bullpen Bulletins: Everything You've Always Wanted To Know About the Bullpen, But Were Afraid to Ask! [August 1971]; Stan Lee's Soapbox (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Marvel Bullpen Bulletins; Stan Lee's Soapbox / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Astonishing Mails (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from (and answers to) Bob Rozakis, Rudy Rankins, John D. Warner and Barry Alfonso.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Strike, Zabu! A God must die..."] / ...And One Is Traitor!
    Ka-Zar; Dr. Doom
  2. 1. Deluge!
    Ka-Zar
  3. 2. Mighty Marvel Checklist
    Mighty Marvel Checklist
  4. 3. [Original Unpublished Art Portfolios]
    Marvelmania
  5. 4. ...And If I Be Called Traitor--!
    Dr. Doom
  6. 5. Marvel Bullpen Bulletins: Everything You've Always Wanted To Know About the Bullpen, But Were Afraid to Ask! [August 1971]; Stan Lee's Soapbox
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins; Stan Lee's Soapbox
  7. 6. Astonishing Mails
    Astonishing Mails
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