(January 1983)

Marvel, 1981 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.75 USD; 1.00 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1982
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [various positions]
Editing
Louise Simonson (credited as Louise Jones) (editor); Danny Fingeroth (editor); Jim Shooter (credited) (editor-in-chief)

Ka-Zar the Savage Is Dead...Long Live Shanna the Savage (Table of Contents)

Ka-Zar / cover / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Ron Frenz (signed as Ron)
Inks
Armando Gil (signed as Armando [AG in O])
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle; superhero
Characters
She-Devil [Shanna O'Hara]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Wraparound cover.

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

photo story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Danny Fingeroth (credited)
Pencils
Eliot R. Brown (credited) (photography); Gil Kane
Inks
Eliot R. Brown (credited) (photography); Gil Kane
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi, folks. Editor Louise Jones here, and-- as promised-- we've got our long-awaited Armando Gil phototorial.
Genre
humor
Characters
Louise Jones; Armando Gil; Danny Fingeroth; Zabu
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Fumetti photo-torial in the inside front cover, featuring Louise Simonson, Danny Fingeroth and Armando Gil. Zabu drawing by Gil Kane.

Shanna the Savage! (Table of Contents: 2)

Ka-Zar / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Bruce Jones (credited)
Pencils
Ron Frenz (credited) (breakdowns)
Inks
Mel Candido (credited) (finished art)
Colors
Don Warfield (credited)
Letters
Janice Chiang (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Do things like this really happen?
Genre
jungle; superhero
Characters
She-Devil [Shanna O'Hara]; Zabu; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Ramona Cortland; Doctor Cortland
Synopsis
Ka-Zar is still dead. Oh, and Zabu, too. Shanna flies through Elisabeth Kubler-Ross' five stages of grief.
Reprints

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

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Feature Logo
Through the Grapevine

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from readers Sam "the Man" Marion, John A. Wilcox, Doug Diamond, Mike Kelly, Tim Thomson, Raymond Banuchi, Steve J. Pott, Greg Magarian, Wallace Lee Hopkins, John Merrill, and Thomas Long.

Freefall (Table of Contents: 4)

Tales of Zabu! / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In the Savage Land, Zabu the Saber-tooth and the unconscious boy...
Feature Logo
Tales of Zabu!
Genre
jungle
Characters
Zabu; Kevin Plunder; Maa-Gor
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Louise Simonson (signed as Louise)
Pencils
Rich Buckler (credited)
Inks
Armando Gil (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi, folks: Another (yawn) Louise Jones editorial...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Ka-Zar [Kevin Plunder]; She-Devil [Shanna O'Hara]; Zabu
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Editorial with accompanying illustration.

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

photo story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Danny Fingeroth (credited)
Pencils
Eliot R. Brown (credited) (photography)
Inks
Eliot R. Brown (credited) (photography)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
One day at Marvel, editor Louise Jones gets a phone call...
Genre
humor
Characters
Louise Jones
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Fumetti in the inside back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Ka-Zar the Savage Is Dead...Long Live Shanna the Savage
    Ka-Zar
  2. 1. ["Hi, folks. Editor Louise Jones here, and-- as promised-- we've got our long-awaited Armando Gil phototorial."]
  3. 2. Shanna the Savage!
    Ka-Zar
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Through the Grapevine
  5. 4. Freefall
    Tales of Zabu!
  6. 5. ["Hi, folks: Another (yawn) Louise Jones editorial..."]
  7. 6. ["One day at Marvel, editor Louise Jones gets a phone call..."]
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