Astonishing Tales #13 [Regular Edition]
(August 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.


The Mark of the Man-Thing! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Rich Buckler (signed)
Inks
Rich Buckler (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
jungle
Characters
Ka-Zar; Man-Thing; Zabu
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Man-Thing! (Table of Contents: 1)

Ka-Zar / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Rich Buckler (pages 1-6); John Buscema (pages 7-20)
Inks
Dan Adkins
Colors
?
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
930 Z
Genre
jungle
Characters
Ka-Zar; Zabu; Man-Thing; A.I.M. (villain); (Barbara) Bobbi Morse; Paul Allen (revealed as an Agent of A.I.M., death); Dr. Wilma Calvin; Dr. Wendell (death); R-17 (death); Q-5; T-14; Willie
Synopsis
Ka-Zar (with the help of AIM) manages to capture the Man-Thing and he is transported to the lab. He escapes and follows Ka-Zar and Barbara Morris when they go searching for the kidnapped Dr. Calvin. They find and save Dr. Calvin but the traitorous Paul Allen is killed by the Man-Thing.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Precise split of penciling credits supplied by Michel Maillot via the GCD Errors list, August 2009. Man-Thing's next appearance is in FEAR #10.

Marvel Bullpen Bulletins: Fanciful Fact and Frumious Fables For Friend and Foe Alike! [August 1972]; Mighty Marvel Checklist (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Marvel Bullpen Bulletins; 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) David McDonnell, Scott Hawk and Bob "Hoss" Hosetler. Also includes a special announcement to Man-Thing Maniacs!

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Mark of the Man-Thing!
    Ka-Zar
  2. 1. Man-Thing!
    Ka-Zar
  3. 2. Marvel Bullpen Bulletins: Fanciful Fact and Frumious Fables For Friend and Foe Alike! [August 1972]; Mighty Marvel Checklist
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins; Mighty Marvel Checklist
  4. 3. Astonishing Mails
    Astonishing Mails
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