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Issue Details

Issue #10
Published February 1972
Frequency Bi-Monthly
Cover Price 0.20 USD
Pages 36
Editing Stan Lee

Cover Details - "To Die In Flames!"

Characters Ka-Zar; Zabu
Genre Jungle
Pencils Gil Kane
Inks Joe Sinnott
Letters Sam Rosen
Notes Letters credit from George Olshevsky's Marvel Comics Index #7B.

21 page Ka-Zar story "To End In Flame!"

Characters Ka-Zar; Zabu; Barbara Morse (full name not revealed until Astonishing Tales #12); Germans of Lost Lake (Villains); Heinrich Draco (Introduction, Death); Paul Allen (full name not revealed until Astonishing Tales #12); Heida; Gerhad Draco; Captain Christopher (Introduction, Death); Jonathan Christopher
Synopsis Ka-Zar uncovers the truth that Heinrich Draco and Captain Christopher, the leaders of the two warring factions in New Britannia, know that the war is over and are prolonging it for their own reasons. He and Zabu manage to stop the two when they try to blow up the Savage Land by dropping a bomb into a volcano.
Genre Jungle
Script Roy Thomas; Gerry Conway
Pencils Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith]
Inks Sal Buscema
Letters Artie Simek
Notes This story is continued from issue #8.
Reprinted in Conan Saga (Marvel, 1987 series) #11 (March 1988) [black and white]

1 page Lee Rider Jackets and Jeans advertisement "Adventures of the Lee Family"

Characters Mike Lee; Tom Lee; Danny Lee; Ranger
Synopsis The Lee Family help put out a forest fire using Lee Rider jackets.
Script ? (ad copy)
Notes Advertisement for Lee Rider jackets and jeans.

1 page Marvel Bullpen Bulletins; Stan Lee's Soapbox; Mighty Marvel Checklist promo (ad from the publisher) "Marvel Bullpen Bulletins: The Sensuous Bullpen [February 1972]; Stan Lee's Soapbox; Mighty Marvel Checklist"

Characters Warlock
Script ?; Stan Lee
Letters Typeset
Notes Items about how comic books are now being read on college campuses, information on the two new comics this month (Tomb of Dracula and Marvel Premiere featuring Warlock), Marvel artists that were at the Guggenheim Museum in New York, Stan Lee shaved his beard, Al Kurzrok vacationed in Haiti, and Barry Windsor-Smith vacationed in England. Stan Lee addressed the change in price this month (without giving any information). Marvel checklist for comics now on sale! Comics listed with a synopsis are Fantastic Four #119, Spider-Man #105, Thor #196, Avengers #96, Captain America & The Falcon #146, Hulk #148, Daredevil #84, Sub-Mariner #46, Astonishing Tales #10, Sgt. Fury #95, Tomb of Dracula #1 and Marvel Premiere #1.

1 page Astonishing Mails letters page "Astonishing Mails"

Letters Typeset
Notes Includes letters from (and answers to) Lee Bucher, Carl Waluconis and Steve Allsup.