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Issue Details

Issue #19
Published August 1973
Frequency Bi-Monthly
Cover Price 0.20 USD
Pages 36
Editing Roy Thomas

Cover Details - "The Super-Soldier Strikes!"

Characters Ka-Zar; Zabu; Victorius
Genre Jungle
Pencils John Romita
Inks John Romita
Letters Morrie Kuramoto
Notes Letters credit from George Olshevsky's Marvel Comics Index #7B.

19 page Ka-Zar story "...And Men Shall Name Him--Victorius!"

Characters Ka-Zar; Zabu; Barbara Morse; Victorius [Professor Victor Conrad] (Villain); Gemini [Damian Link with Joshua Link's mind controlling] (Villain); Lord Plunder (Villain, Plunderer); AIM; Nick Fury (Guest Appearance); Gog (Flashback)
Synopsis Victorius kidnaps Bobbi Morse and takes her to his AIM fortress. Nick Fury gives Ka-Zar the super-soldier serum and sends him after them. When Ka-Zar arrives he throws away the super-soldier serum before going in to face Victorius. Ka-Zar defeats Gemini and Lord Plunder and battles Victorius to a standstill as Bobbi goes outside to look for the serum.
Genre Jungle
Script Mike Friedrich
Pencils Dan Adkins (pages 1-15); Jim Starlin (pages 16-19)
Inks Jack Abel
Colors David Hunt
Letters John Costanza

1 page Monsters Unleashed promo (ad from the publisher) "He's Coming Your Way!!"

Characters Monster of Frankenstein
Script ? (promo copy)
Pencils Mike Ploog
Inks Mike Ploog
Notes Advertisement for Monsters Unleashed #2 using an illustration of the Monster of Frankenstein and listing other contents of the issue. Appears between pages 16 and 17 of the story sequence.

Half page Marvel Bullpen Bulletins promo (ad from the publisher) "Marvel Bullpen Bulletins: More Miniaturized Mouthfuls of Marvel-ou Mutterings! [August 1973]"

Script ? (promo copy)
Letters Typeset
Notes Items about the fourth and final new magazine Vampire Tales which includes a Morbius series by Steve Gerber and Tom Sutton, the second issue of Monsters Unleashed is on sale with a new serial starring The Monster of Frankenstein, Defenders and Marvel Premiere have been promoted to monthly status for the summer, welcome aboard to Bob Brown who has signed on to do The Avengers and Warlock, Jim Mooney has graduated from inking to penciling Marvel Team-Up, The Mark of Satan and Brother Voodoo will be premiering next month and even though the bullpen sometimes makes mistakes they are filled with beaming pride every month when they get their own stack of the current crop of Marvel comics.

Half page FOOM promo (ad from the publisher) "FOOM!"

Script ? (promo copy)
Letters Typeset
Notes Advertisement for a subscription to FOOM describing what is included (a 22" x 28" poster, a membership card, a fistful of stick-ons, full year's subscription to FOOM magazine and a special surprise envelope that everything comes in).

Half page Astonishing Mails letters page "Astonishing Mails"

Letters Typeset
Notes Includes letters from (and answers to) Joe Bailey, Charley Parker and George Hong.

Half page Haunt of Horror promo (ad from the publisher) "Fear Lives--In the Haunt of Horror!"

Script ? (promo copy)
Notes Promo for the upcoming Haunt of Horror #1 digest book, including a listing of the writers and artists involved.