(March 1982)

Marvel, 1981 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.75 USD; 0.30 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1982 ?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner]
Editing
Louise Simonson [as Louise Jones] (editor); Danny Fingeroth (assistant editor); Jim Shooter (editor-in-chief)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior (#1-26); Mando interior (#27-34)
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Two versions of this issue exist, one of them has a missing panel (on page 10). There are about 1600 "correct" versions out of 80,000 issues printed, according to Mile High Comics.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Brent Anderson (signed)
Inks
Brent Anderson (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Ka-Zar [Kevin Plunder]; Shanna; Buth; Belasco

Belasco...! (Table of Contents: 1)

Ka-Zar / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Bruce Jones
Pencils
Brent Anderson
Inks
Armando Gil
Colors
Don Warfield
Letters
Janice Chiang

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mere months ago,
Genre
jungle
Characters
Ka-Zar [Kevin Plunder]; Shanna; Buth; Dherk; Belasco
Synopsis
Ka-Zar reaches the ninth level of the underworld where he has to free Shanna from the glamour of the demon lord, Belasco.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Belasco next appears in The Uncanny X-Men (Marvel, 1981 series) #160.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Through the Grapevine / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from readers Andrew Offutt, Christopher Lohr, Mark Marus, and Steve Elliott.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Louise Simonson [as Louise Jones]
Pencils
Gil Kane [as GK] (signed)
Inks
Gil Kane [as GK] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I have some good news and some bad news about the next Ka-Zar issue, folks.
Genre
jungle
Characters
Ka-Zar [Kevin Plunder]; Zabu

Indexer Notes

Pin-up combined with a message from the editor.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Tales of Zabu! / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Bruce Jones
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Gil Kane
Colors
Don Warfield
Letters
Janice Chiang

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Old Zagah limps miserably through the steady downpour of rain,
Genre
jungle
Characters
Zabu (origin); Zagah
Synopsis
The young Zabu is raised by wolves.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Ka-Zar
  2. 1. Belasco...!
    Ka-Zar
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Through the Grapevine
  4. 3. ["I have some good news and some bad news about the next Ka-Zar issue, folks."]
    Ka-Zar
  5. 4. ["Old Zagah limps miserably through the steady downpour of rain,"]
    Tales of Zabu!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Rodrigo Baeza