(October 1973)

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
Marvel Comics Group
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.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
John Romita
Inks
John Romita
Colors
?
Letters
Morrie Kuramoto

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Victorius! You have felled Zabu!
Genre
jungle
Characters
Ka-Zar; Zabu; Victorius; Bobbi Morse
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

The Final Battle! (Table of Contents: 1)

Ka-Zar / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Friedrich
Pencils
Marie Severin; Werner Roth (see notes)
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Colors
Marie Severin
Letters
June Braverman

Genre
jungle
Characters
Ka-Zar; Zabu; (Barbara) Bobbi Morse; Victorius [Professor Victor Conrad] (origin, villain); Gemini [Damian Link with Joshua Link's mind controlling] (villain); Lord Parnival Plunder [Plunderer] (villain); A.I.M.; Nick Fury; Professor Victor Conrad (flashback); Dr. Wilma Calvin; Damian Link; Joshua "Whitey" Link
Synopsis
The fight between Ka-Zar and Victorius continues with Victorius momentarily stopping Ka-Zar. Zabu distracts Victorius until Ka-Zar recovers. Ka-Zar again refuses to take the super-soldier serum, this time destroying it. He then defeats Victorius. Professor Wilma Conrad refuses to make another batch of the super-soldier serum. Ka-Zar leaves Barbara Morse to return to the Savage Land.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Marie Severin greatly revised the art throughout this story, per information provided in correspondence with Nick Caputo. Story continues in KA-ZAR (Marvel, 1974 series) #1 (January 1974).

World Driving You Crazy? (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

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

Marvel Bullpen Bulletins [Dietetic Doodlings and Dizzy Dispatches Designed To Delight! [October 1973] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Marvel Bullpen Bulletins / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

FOOM! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

Astonishing Mails (Table of Contents: 5)

Astonishing Mails / letters page / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from (and answers to) Mark Zepezaner, Harvey Phillips and unsigned.

Like Father, Like Son? (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Son of Satan / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Victorius! You have felled Zabu!"]
    Ka-Zar
  2. 1. The Final Battle!
    Ka-Zar
  3. 2. World Driving You Crazy?
    Crazy
  4. 3. Marvel Bullpen Bulletins [Dietetic Doodlings and Dizzy Dispatches Designed To Delight! [October 1973]
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins
  5. 4. FOOM!
    FOOM
  6. 5. Astonishing Mails
    Astonishing Mails
  7. 6. Like Father, Like Son?
    Son of Satan
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Nick Caputo
  • Darrel McCann
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Darrel McCann