(March 1975)

Marvel, 1971 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.75 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel Magazine Group
Editing
Gerry Conway; Len Wein (consulting editor); Don McGregor (consulting editor); Marv Wolfman (editor-in-chief); John Romita (art director); David Anthony Kraft (editorial staff); John Warner (editorial staff); Roy Thomas ("editor emeritus")
Color
color cover; black & white interior
Dimensions
magazine size
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was an ongoing series

Issue Notes

Lenny Grow (production); Marcia Gloster (designs); Barbara Altman (designs).


Dark Island of Doom (Table of Contents)

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

Script
Gerry Conway
Pencils
Mike Kaluta (painting); John Romita (painting, see notes)
Inks
Mike Kaluta (painting); John Romita (painting, see notes)
Colors
Mike Kaluta (painting); John Romita (painting, see notes)
Letters
typeset

Genre
jungle
Characters
Ka-Zar; Zabu

Indexer Notes

Romita added new painted art to Kaluta's original painting at the direction of Stan Lee (per Mike Burkey).

Ka-Zar Lord of the Hidden Jungle (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Pencils
Mike Zeck [as Michael J. Zeck]
Inks
Mike Zeck [as Michael J. Zeck]
Colors
Mike Zeck [as Michael J. Zeck] (graytones)

Genre
jungle
Characters
Ka-Zar; Zabu

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Contents (Table of Contents: 2)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
various
Inks
various
Letters
typeset

Genre
jungle

Lo, This Savage Scourge! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Dark Island of Doom (Table of Contents: 4)

Ka-Zar / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Gerry Conway
Pencils
Steve Gan
Inks
Steve Gan
Colors
? (graytones)
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Ka-Zar; Jurrlor; Omell; Sann; Zabu
Synopsis
Deep within the Hidden Jungle, in a region unfamiliar even to Ka-Zar, lurks the dark city of Palandor - Palandor, where men dwell in misery and squalor, oppressed by the rule of a mad tyrant, until the fateful coming of - the lord of the Savage Land! [per contents]

Indexer Notes

Part 1.

Beneath the Palace of Pain (Table of Contents: 5)

Ka-Zar / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Gerry Conway
Pencils
Steve Gan
Inks
Steve Gan
Colors
? (graytones)
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Ka-Zar; Omell; Sann; Zabu
Synopsis
Alone against a city, Zabu the Sabre-Tooth fights to his master's side - but can he reach Ka-Zar in time? Can either survive the Death Pool of Palandor? [per contents]

Indexer Notes

Part 2 (conclusion).

The Golden Blood-Beasts of Daka-Jur! (Table of Contents: 6)

Shanna the She-Devil / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Carla Conway; Gerry Conway (assist)
Pencils
Tony DeZuniga; ? [as The Tribe]
Inks
Tony DeZuniga; ? [as The Tribe]
Colors
? (graytones)
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Jakuna Singh (dies); Raga-Shah; Sarapha; Shanna; Shanna's leopard and panther [Ina and Biri] (die)
Synopsis
The dying whisper of an old friend sends Shanna on a quest for revenge - a quest that takes her to the black jungles of India, and a meeting with Kali - Goddess of Death! [per contents]
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Dark Island of Doom
    Ka-Zar
  2. 1. Ka-Zar Lord of the Hidden Jungle
    Ka-Zar
  3. 2. Contents
  4. 3. Lo, This Savage Scourge!
  5. 4. Dark Island of Doom
    Ka-Zar
  6. 5. Beneath the Palace of Pain
    Ka-Zar
  7. 6. The Golden Blood-Beasts of Daka-Jur!
    Shanna the She-Devil
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