Astonishing Tales #11 [Regular Edition]
(April 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.


Maa-Gor the Man-Ape! (Table of Contents)

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

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
John Romita
Colors
Stan Goldberg ?
Letters
Sam Rosen; Morrie Kuramoto

Genre
jungle
Characters
Ka-Zar; Zabu; Maa-Gor
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inks credit from Nick Caputo via the GCD Error List (16 January 2005); the original indexer credited Frank Giacoia.

A Day of Tigers! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Colors
Stan Goldberg
Letters
Sam Rosen

Job Number
747-Z
Genre
jungle
Characters
Ka-Zar (origin, told in detail); Zabu (origin, told in detail); Parnival Plunder (Ka-Zar's brother, flashback); Lord Plunder (Ka-Zar's father, death, flashback); Maa-Gor (origin, villain, flashback); (Barbara) Bobbi Morse (full name not revealed until Astonishing Tales #12); Paul Allen (full name not revealed until Astonishing Tales #12); Spassky; Willis; Swamp Men of the Savage Land (flashback)
Synopsis
The origin of Ka-Zar and Zabu, including the tale of Lord Plunder's first visit to the Savage Land.
Reprints

Marvel Bullpen Bulletins: More Messages, Memos, and Memoranda From Your Mixed-Up Marvel Minions! [April 1972]; Stan Lee's Soapbox; Mighty Marvel Checklist (Table of Contents: 2) (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: 3)

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from (and answers to) Matthew Graham, Lester G. Boutillier and Anthony Kowalik. Also includes small headshots of Daredevil, Captain America [Steve Rogers], Black Widow [Natasha Romanova], Spider-Man, Thing, Hulk [Bruce Banner] and Sub-Mariner.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Maa-Gor the Man-Ape!
    Ka-Zar
  2. 1. A Day of Tigers!
    Ka-Zar
  3. 2. Marvel Bullpen Bulletins: More Messages, Memos, and Memoranda From Your Mixed-Up Marvel Minions! [April 1972]; Stan Lee's Soapbox; Mighty Marvel Checklist
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins; Stan Lee's Soapbox; Mighty Marvel Checklist
  4. 3. Astonishing Mails
    Astonishing Mails
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Nick Caputo
  • Darrel McCann
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Patrick Lemaire
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Darrel McCann