Astonishing Tales #10 [Regular Edition]
(February 1972)

Marvel, 1970 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.20 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 [entire top banner]
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.


To Die In Flames! (Table of Contents)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Gil Kane; John Romita (alterations)
Inks
Joe Sinnott; John Romita (alterations)
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
jungle
Characters
Ka-Zar; Zabu
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Zabu figure by John Romita. Info per Nick Caputo. Letters credit from George Olshevsky's Marvel Comics Index #7B.

To End In Flame! (Table of Contents: 1)

Ka-Zar / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas; Gerry Conway
Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith]
Inks
Sal Buscema
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek

Job Number
809Z
Genre
jungle
Characters
Ka-Zar; Zabu; (Barbara) Bobbi Morse (full name not revealed until Astonishing Tales #12); Germans of Lost Lake (villains); Heinrich Draco (introduction, death); Paul Allen (full name not revealed until Astonishing Tales #12); Heida; Gerhad Draco; Captain Christopher (introduction, death); Jonathan Christopher
Synopsis
Ka-Zar uncovers the truth that Heinrich Draco and Captain Christopher, the leaders of the two warring factions in New Britannia, know that the war is over and are prolonging it for their own reasons. He and Zabu manage to stop the two when they try to blow up the Savage Land by dropping a bomb into a volcano.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This story is continued from issue #8.

Adventures of the Lee Family (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Lee Rider Jackets and Jeans / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Marvel Bullpen Bulletins: The Sensuous Bullpen [February 1972]; Stan Lee's Soapbox; Mighty Marvel Checklist (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

Astonishing Mails (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Roy Thomas
Letters
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from (and answers to) Lee Bucher, Carl Waluconis and Steve Allsup. Roy Thomas identifies himself as writer of the letter column.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. To Die In Flames!
    Ka-Zar
  2. 1. To End In Flame!
    Ka-Zar
  3. 2. Adventures of the Lee Family
    Lee Rider Jackets and Jeans
  4. 3. Marvel Bullpen Bulletins: The Sensuous Bullpen [February 1972]; Stan Lee's Soapbox; Mighty Marvel Checklist
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins; Stan Lee's Soapbox; Mighty Marvel Checklist
  5. 4. Astonishing Mails
    Astonishing Mails
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Nick Caputo
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Darrel McCann
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Patrick Lemaire
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Darrel McCann