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Issue Details

Issue #17
Published April 1973
Frequency Bi-Monthly
Cover Price 0.20 USD
Pages 36
Editing Roy Thomas

Cover Details - "You've had it, Jungle Lord!"

Characters Ka-Zar; Gemini
Genre Jungle
Pencils Dan Adkins (signed)
Inks Dan Adkins (signed)
Letters Morrie Kuramoto
Notes Letters credit from George Olshevsky's Marvel Comics Index #7B.

20 page Ka-Zar story "Target: Ka-Zar!"

Characters Ka-Zar; Zabu; Barbara Morse; Dr. Wilma Calvin; Gemini [Damian Link with Joshua Link's mind controlling](Villain, Origin retold); Nick Fury (Guest Appearance); Damian Link; Joshua "Whitey" Link; Sparky; Dukes; The Pusher; Mel Hawkins; Zack Brewer; Lord Plunder (Plunderer); Gog
Synopsis While on board the SHIELD helicarrier Ka-Zar sees Gemini steal the super-soldier serum from Dr. Wilma Calvin. He pursues Gemini and ends up finding out that Gemini was working with his brother Lord Plunder (and Gog).
Genre Jungle
Script Mike Friedrich
Pencils Dan Adkins
Inks Frank Chiaramonte
Letters John Costanza

1 page Marvel Bullpen Bulletins; Stan Lee's Soapbox; Mighty Marvel Checklist promo (ad from the publisher) "Marvel Bullpen Bulletins: Four Or Five Phenomenal Flashes, Fitfully Fashioned To Fight Lethargy! [April 1973]; Stan Lee's Soapbox; Mighty Marvel Checklist"

Script ? (promo copy); Stan Lee
Letters Typeset
Notes Stan Lee shares that the name FOOM is composed of the first letters of four special words, and two of them are "of" "marvel". He wants us to guess the other two, and he will tell us what they are next month. Items about how Herb Trimpe and Linda Fite are now married, Spider-Man (and his artist Johnny Romita) was featured in "Monster Times" and his scripter Gerry Conway was featured in "The New Yorker", Thongor, Warrior of Lost Lemuria, the creation of Lin Carter, debuts in Creatures on the Loose #22 (story and art by George Alec Effinger and Val Mayerik), the book Origins of Marvel Comics will be delayed because of the recent expansion to well over three dozen titles a month, Roy and Jeanie Thomas and Jim Steranko were the guests of honor at the New England Comics Convention in Boston, Mass., Steve Englehart and Sal Buscema has some far-out and far-reaching new developments in the life of Captain America, and a welcome to Don McGregor, who is helping Roy Thomas and Steve Gerber with the proof-reading chores. Marvel checklist for comics now on sale! Comics listed with a synopsis are Spider-Man #118, Fantastic Four #132, Captain Marvel #25, Marvel Team-Up #7, Spoof #4, Creatures on the Loose #22, Thor #209, Sub-Mariner #59, Conan the Barbarian #24, Hero For Hire #7, Chamber of Chills #3, Amazing Adventures #17, Marvel Feature #8 and Marvel Premiere #7. Also includes small head shots of Daredevil, Captain America [Steve Rogers], Iron Man [Tony Stark], Spider-Man, Hulk [Bruce Banner] and the Thing.

1 page Astonishing Mails letters page "Astonishing Mails"

Letters Typeset
Notes Includes letters from (and answers to) Don L. Tyler, Brian Earl Brown, Ed Pahule and J.B..