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Issue Details

Issue #15
Published December 1972
Frequency Bi-Monthly
Cover Price 0.20 USD
Pages 36
Editing Roy Thomas

Cover Details - "They Stalk the Concrete Jungle!"

Characters Ka-Zar; Zabu; Vinnie [Percy Ronald Calvin]
Genre Jungle
Pencils Gil Kane
Inks Bill Everett
Letters Sam Rosen
Notes Inks credit from Nick Caputo via the GCD Error List (16 January 2005); the original indexer credited Frank Giacoia. Letters credit from George Olshevsky's Marvel Comics Index #7B.

20 page Ka-Zar story "...And Who Will Call Him Savage?"

Characters Ka-Zar; Zabu; Barbara Morse; Dr. Wilma Calvin; The Pusher (Introduction, Villain); Vinnie [Percy Ronald Calvin]; "Scratch" Riker (Death); Bee-Jay; Rufus; Jazz; Doctor Wallace; Man-Thing (Flashback); Paul Allen (Flashback); AIM (Flashback);
Synopsis While pledged to watch over Dr. Calvin until she is healed Ka-Zar finds himself stuck in the city. He rescues a pusher from an attack and ends up involved in a turf war. When The Pusher attempts to kidnap Dr. Calvin he stops him and his men but Dr. Calvin has a relapse. Later it turns out that one of the men he took to the police is Dr. Calvin's son.
Genre Jungle
Script Mike Friedrich
Pencils Gil Kane
Inks Tom Sutton
Letters John Costanza

1 page Marvel Bullpen Bulletins; Stan Lee's Soapbox; Mighty Marvel Checklist promo (ad from the publisher) "Marvel Bullpen Bulletins: Dramatic Data, Dynamic Dispatches, and Death-Defying Declarations of Decidedly Dubious Distinction! [December 1972]; Stan Lee's Soapbox; Mighty Marvel Checklist"

Characters Monster of Frankenstein
Script ?; Stan Lee
Letters Typeset
Notes Stan Lee announces the Origins of Marvel Comics book, Monster Madness and FOOM. Items about how Shanna the She-Devil #1 (written by Carol Seuling and drawn by George Tuska) was helped out at the last minute by additional dialogue from Steve Gerber, who also wrote his first solo script in Fear #11 (Man-Thing, drawn by Rich Buckler), information on Gothic Thrillers #1 (featuring a Roy Thomas adaptation of Theodore Sturgeon's story called "It!" with artwork by Marie Severin and Frank Giacoia with a cover by Jim Steranko), information on Jim Steranko also doing the cover to Doc Savage, the Man of Bronze #2, information on Journey Into Mystery #2 featuring an adaptation of the Robert Bloch story "Yours Truly, Jack the Ripper" by Gil Kane and Ron Goulart and a note about how Ron Goulart wrote the novel "After Things Fell Apart". Also includes a small illustration of the Monster of Frankenstein advertising his new series. Marvel checklist for comics now on sale! Comics listed with a synopsis are Fantastic Four #129, Thor #206, Doc Savage #2, Captain America #156, Gothic Thrillers #1, Shanna the She-Devil #1, Spider-Man #115, Daredevil #94, Conan the Barbarian #21 and Marvel Spotlight #7.

1 page Astonishing Mails letters page "Astonishing Mails"

Characters Ka-Zar; Man-Thing
Pencils Rich Buckler
Inks Dan Adkins
Letters Typeset
Notes Includes letters from (and answers to) R. Fabotnik, Allen Sweiner and Margo Macleod. Includes a panel from issue #13.