Astonishing Tales #15 [Regular Edition]
(December 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
Roy Thomas
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.


They Stalk the Concrete Jungle! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Bill Everett
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
jungle
Characters
Ka-Zar; Zabu; Vinnie [Percy Ronald Calvin]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

...And Who Will Call Him Savage? (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Mike Friedrich
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Tom Sutton
Colors
?
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
jungle
Characters
Ka-Zar; Zabu; (Barbara) Bobbi Morse; Dr. Wilma Calvin; The Pusher (introduction, villain); Vinnie [Percy Ronald Calvin]; "Scratch" Riker (death); Bee-Jay; Rufus; Jazz; Doctor Wallace; Man-Thing (flashback); Paul Allen (flashback); A.I.M. (flashback);
Synopsis
While pledged to watch over Dr. Calvin until she is healed Ka-Zar finds himself stuck in the city. He rescues a pusher from an attack and ends up involved in a turf war. When The Pusher attempts to kidnap Dr. Calvin he stops him and his men but Dr. Calvin has a relapse. Later it turns out that one of the men he took to the police is Dr. Calvin's son.
Reprints

Marvel Bullpen Bulletins: Dramatic Data, Dynamic Dispatches, and Death-Defying Declarations of Decidedly Dubious Distinction! [December 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
?
Pencils
Rich Buckler
Inks
Dan Adkins
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Ka-Zar; Man-Thing

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from (and answers to) R. Fabotnik, Allen Sweiner and Margo Macleod. Includes a panel from issue #13.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. They Stalk the Concrete Jungle!
    Ka-Zar
  2. 1. ...And Who Will Call Him Savage?
    Ka-Zar
  3. 2. Marvel Bullpen Bulletins: Dramatic Data, Dynamic Dispatches, and Death-Defying Declarations of Decidedly Dubious Distinction! [December 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:
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  • Tony R. Rose
  • Darrel McCann
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Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Darrel McCann