(March 1982)

Marvel, 1981 Series
< Previous Issue |
| Next Issue >
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 (credited as Louise Jones) (editor); Danny Fingeroth (credited) (assistant editor); Jim Shooter (credited) (editor-in-chief)

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

Genre
jungle; superhero
Characters
Ka-Zar [Kevin Plunder]; She-Devil [Shanna O'Hara]; Buth; Belasco
Reprints

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mere months ago, Ka-Zar had discovered a sub-tropical paradise called Pangea...
Genre
jungle; superhero
Characters
a-Zar [Kevin Plunder]; She-Devil [Shanna O'Hara]; 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

Feature Logo
Through the Grapevine

Indexer Notes

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

An Enlightening Editorial (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Louise Simonson (credited as Louise Jones)
Pencils
Gil Kane (signed as G K)
Inks
Gil Kane (signed as G K)
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; superhero
Characters
Ka-Zar [Kevin Plunder]; Zabu
Reprints

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 (credited)
Pencils
Gil Kane (credited)
Inks
Gil Kane (credited)
Colors
Don Warfield (credited)
Letters
Janice Chiang (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Old Zagah limps miserably through the steady downpour of rain...
Feature Logo
Tales of Zabu!
Genre
jungle
Characters
Zabu; Zagah; Thanna; Jhet (death); Fheta (death); Kevin Plunder
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. An Enlightening Editorial
    Ka-Zar
  5. 4. ["Old Zagah limps miserably through the steady downpour of rain..."]
    Tales of Zabu!
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Steve Dasinger
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Ramon Schenk