(September 1982)

Marvel, 1981 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.75 USD; 0.35 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1982-05-25
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [various positions]
Editing
Louise Simonson (credited as Louise Jones) (editor); Danny Fingeroth (credited) (assistant editor); Jim Shooter (credited) (editor-in-chief)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Amazing Heroes #12.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Ka-Zar / cover / 2 pages (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]; Zabu; Ramona Cortland
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This issue features a wraparound cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

photo story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bruce Jones (credited) (concept, script); Louise Simonson (credited as Louise Jones) (concept); Brent Anderson (credited) (concept)
Pencils
Danny Fingeroth (credited) (photographer)
Inks
Danny Fingeroth (credited) (photographer)
Letters
Rick Parker ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi! I'm Louise Jones, editor of X-Men, the Conan comics and, of course, Ka-Zar.
Genre
humor
Characters
Louise Jones; Jim Shooter; Brent Anderson
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This is a "fumetti" that appears in the inside front cover, featuring Jim Shooter, Louise Simonson (then Jones) and Brent Anderson.

A Stranger in Paradise (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Kevin, this is silly!
Feature Logo
Ka-Zar the Savage [arched]
Genre
jungle; superhero
Characters
Ka-Zar [Kevin Plunder]; She-Devil [Shanna O'Hara]; Zabu; Ramona Cortland (introduction); Doctor Cortland (introduction); Charlie (introduction, death); Norm (introduction)
Reprints

[Next Month:] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

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

Through the Grapevine / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Feature Logo
Through the Grapevine

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from readers G. Schmidt, Stu Krull, Mike Sopp, Bob Nunez, John Rivera, John Dennis, Jerry Andreews, Crawford Piesco, Brian Coucher, Rob Kroenert, Kevin McKee, Daniel Tobias, Raymond Banuchi Jr., Tom Ferguson, and Jim Dunn.

Fly Now...Pay Later (Table of Contents: 5)

Tales of Zabu! / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Bruce Jones (credited)
Pencils
Val Mayerik (credited)
Inks
Val Mayerik (credited)
Colors
Don Warfield (credited)
Letters
Janice Chiang (credited)

Feature Logo
Tales of Zabu!
Genre
jungle
Characters
Zabu; Kevin Plunder
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Bullpen Bulletins / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jim Shooter (signed as Shooter); ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

photo story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bruce Jones (credited) (concept, script); Louise Simonson (credited as Louise Jones) (concept); Brent Anderson (credited) (concept)
Pencils
Danny Fingeroth (credited) (photographer)
Inks
Danny Fingeroth (credited) (photographer)
Letters
Rick Parker ?

Genre
humor
Characters
Louise Jones; Tom DeFalco; Archie Goodwin; Bruce Jones; Brent Anderson
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Fumetti in the inside back cover, featuring Tom DeFalco, Archie Goodwin, Louise Simonson (then known as Louise Jones), Bruce Jones and Brent Anderson.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Ka-Zar
  2. 1. ["Hi! I'm Louise Jones, editor of X-Men, the Conan comics and, of course, Ka-Zar."]
  3. 2. A Stranger in Paradise
    Ka-Zar
  4. 3. [Next Month:]
    Ka-Zar
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Through the Grapevine
  6. 5. Fly Now...Pay Later
    Tales of Zabu!
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
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