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Issue Details

Issue #6
Published June 1971
Frequency Bi-Monthly
Cover Price 0.15 USD
Pages 36
Editing Stan Lee

Cover Details - "Beware the Man-God Men Call Damon! / The Tyrant of Latveria Invades the African Stronghold of--T'Challa!"

Characters Ka-Zar; Zabu; Damon; Tongah; Dr. Doom; Black Panther
Genre Superhero; Jungle
Pencils John Buscema
Inks Frank Giacoia
Letters Morrie Kuramoto
Notes Inks credit from Nick Caputo via the GCD Error List (16 January 2005); the original indexer credited Herb Trimpe. Letters credit from George Olshevsky's Marvel Comics Index #7B.
Reprinted in Essential Super-Villain Team-Up (Marvel, 2004 series) #1 (2004) [black and white]

10 page Ka-Zar story "'Ware the Winds of Death"

Characters Ka-Zar; Zabu; Tongah; Damon (Introduction, Villain); Bobbie Morse (Introduction, later the Huntress / Mockingbird, full name not revealed until Astonishing Tales #12); Lelania (Introduction, Death); Tatia (Tongah's sister, Introduction); Emuel (Tongah's brother, Introduction)
Synopsis Introduction of Damon the Man-God and his subsequent attack on the Savage Land. Also introduces Bobbi Morse and Tongah's sister and brother, Tatia and Emuel.
Genre Jungle
Script Gerry Conway
Pencils Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith]
Inks Bill Everett
Letters Artie Simek

Half page promo (ad from the publisher) "The Mighty Marvel Checklist"

Script ? (promo copy)
Letters Typeset
Notes Marvel checklist for comics now on sale! Comics listed with a synopsis are Fantastic Four #111, Spider-Man #97, Thor #188, Avengers #88, Captain America & The Falcon #138, Hulk #140, Iron Man #38, Sub-Mariner #38, Astonishing Tales #6, Conan the Barbarian #6, Daredevil #76, Monsters on the Prowl #11, Sgt. Fury #88, and Kull the Conqueror #1. Appears between pages 6 and 7 of the first story.

Half page Marvelmania promo (ad from the publisher) "Super Poster Offer"

Characters Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Invisible Girl; Thing]; Black Knight; Aragorn; Silver Surfer; Galactus; Thor
Genre Superhero
Script ? (promo copy)
Pencils Jack Kirby (signed); Howard Purcell; Jack Kirby (signed); Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks ack Kirby (signed); Howard Purcell; Jack Kirby (signed); Jack Kirby (signed)
Notes Advertisement for posters of Fantastic Four, the Black Knight, Silver Surfer and Galactus, and Thor, with a subscription to Marvelmania also included. Appears between pages 6 and 7 of the first story.

10 page Dr. Doom story "The Tentacles of the Tyrant!"

Characters Dr. Doom; Black Panther [T'Challa] (Guest Star)
Synopsis Dr. Doom travels to Wakanda to steal Vibranium.
Genre Superhero
Script Larry Lieber
Pencils George Tuska
Inks Mike Esposito
Letters Artie Simek
Notes Black Panther story continues from Avengers #58.
Reprinted in Essential Super-Villain Team-Up (Marvel, 2004 series) #1 (2004) [black and white]; in Fantastici Quattro, I (Editoriale Corno, 1971 series) #45

1 page Marvel Bullpen Bulletins; Stan Lee's Soapbox promo (ad from the publisher) "Marvel Bullpen Bulletins: Hints of Hilarious Hi-Jinx and Homogeneous Happenings Happily Harvested For Heroes Like You! [June 1971]; Stan Lee's Soapbox"

Script ? (promo copy); Stan Lee
Letters Typeset
Notes Items detailing artist change-overs and information on some of the colorists. Stan Lee talks about how it is more difficult to write comic books than it is to write for any other medium. Also includes small headshots of Thor, Human Torch [Johnny Storm], Iron Man [Tony Stark], Daredevil, Captain America [Steve Rogers], Black Widow [Natasha Romanoff], Spider-Man, Conan the Barbarian, Thing, Hulk [Bruce Banner] and Sub-Mariner.

1 page Astonishing Mails letters page "Astonishing Mails"

Letters Typeset
Notes Includes letters from (and answers to) Bill Winans, Russell Hodgkin, Todd Lowenstein, and Terry Hyde. Also includes small headshots of Daredevil, Captain America [Steve Rogers], Iron Man [Tony Stark], Spider-Man, Thor, Thing and Sub-Mariner.