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Issue Details

Issue #7
Published August 1971
Frequency Bi-Monthly
Cover Price 0.15 USD
Pages 36
Editing Stan Lee

Cover Details - ["Strike, Zabu! A God must die..."] / ...And One Is Traitor!

Characters Ka-Zar; Zabu; Damon; Dr. Doom; Black Panther [T'Challa]
Genre Superhero; Jungle
Pencils Herb Trimpe (signed)
Inks Herb Trimpe (signed)
Letters Morrie Kuramoto
Notes 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 "Deluge!"

Characters Ka-Zar; Zabu; Tongah; Damon (Villain); Barbara Morse (Guest Appearance, full name not revealed until Astonishing Tales #12); Tatia (merges with Lelania); Emuel; Lelanie (resurrected in Tatia's body)
Synopsis The battle with Damon ends when Lelania takes over Tatia's body and takes Damon away.
Genre Jungle
Script Roy Thomas
Pencils Herb Trimpe
Inks Herb Trimpe
Letters Artie Simek
Notes Next Ka-Zar story in Savage Tales #1.

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

Script ? (promo copy)
Letters Typeset
Notes Marvel checklist for comics now on sale! Comics listed with a synopsis are Fantastic Four #113, Spider-Man #99, Thor #190, Avengers #90, Captain America & The Falcon #140, Hulk #142, Iron Man #40, Sub-Mariner #40, Astonishing Tales #7, Conan the Barbarian #8, Daredevil #78, Monsters on the Prowl #12, Sgt. Fury #90, and Kull the Conqueror #2. Appears between pages 6 and 7 of the first story.

Half page Marvelmania promo (ad from the publisher) "Original Unpublished Art Portfolios"

Characters Daredevil; Spider-Man [Peter Parker]; Kraven; Mr. Fear; Green Goblin [Norman Osborn]; Sub-Mariner
Script ? (promo copy)
Notes Advertisement for unpublished art portfolios featuring Spider-Man and Daredevil, including a reprint of Spider-Man #1 and Daredevil #1 with information about both characters and checklists, with a subscription to Marvelmania also included. Appears between pages 6 and 7 of the first story.

10 page Dr. Doom story "...And If I Be Called Traitor--!"

Characters Dr. Doom; Black Panther [T'Challa]; Ramon (Doom's henchman); Carl (Doom's henchman); C'China; D'Kar; Thom
Synopsis Black Panther escapes from Dr. Doom and stops his plans to steal Vibranium from Wakanda.
Genre Superhero
Script Gerry Conway
Pencils Gene Colan
Inks Frank Giacoia; Mike Esposito
Letters Jean Izzo
Reprinted in Essential Super-Villain Team-Up (Marvel, 2004 series) #1 (2004) [black and white]; in Fantastici Quattro, I (Editoriale Corno, 1971 series) #46

1 page Marvel Bullpen Bulletins; Stan Lee's Soapbox promo (ad from the publisher) "Marvel Bullpen Bulletins: Everything You've Always Wanted To Know About the Bullpen, But Were Afraid to Ask! [August 1971]; Stan Lee's Soapbox"

Script ?; Stan Lee
Letters Typeset
Notes Items about the 100th issue of Spider-Man, Incredible Hulk story based on Tom Wolfe's book "Radical Chic", the return of Reed Crandall and Al Williamson, the inability of the bullpen to help student's with their term papers, a collaboration between John and Marie Severin on Kull the Conqueror #2, the debut of Red Wolf, and information on Lynn Wolley, Mike Turner and Doug Kenney's interest in Marvel Comics. Stan Lee talks about how multi-talented an artist has to be to illustrate comics the Marvel way.

1 page Astonishing Mails letters page "Astonishing Mails"

Letters Typeset
Notes Includes letters from (and answers to) Bob Rozakis, Rudy Rankins, John D. Warner and Barry Alfonso.