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Issue Details

Issue #3
Published December 1970
Frequency Bi-Monthly
Cover Price 0.15 USD
Pages 36
Editing Stan Lee

Cover Details - "The Secret of the Faceless One! / Ka-Zar Finds... War in the Savage Land!"

Characters Dr. Doom; The Doomsman; Ka-Zar; Zabu;
Genre Superhero; Jungle
Pencils Marie Severin
Inks Mike Esposito; John Romita (Dr. Doom alterations)
Letters Sam Rosen
Notes Inks credit from Nick Caputo via the GCD Error List (16 January 2005); the original indexer credited Herb Trimpe. Cover alterations by John Romita (Dr. Doom) note from Nick Caputo via the GCD Error List (Feb. 25, 2005). 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 "Back To the Savage Land"

Characters Ka-Zar (Feature); Zaladane, Queen Priestess of Garokk, the Sun-God (Introduction) (Villain); Tongah (Introduction); Petrified Man (Origin); Zabu
Synopsis Ka-Zar and the Petrified Man return to the Savage Land where Zaladane, Queen Priestess of Garokk, the Sun-God has destroyed Tongah's village and killed his family. They arrive just in time to see Zaladane leading her people to attack the kingdom of the lizard-men.
Genre Jungle
Script Gerry Conway
Pencils Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith]
Inks Sam Grainger
Letters Artie Simek
Notes The origin of the Petrified Man.
Reprinted in Savage Tales Annual (Marvel, 1975 series) #1 (Summer 1975) [black and white]

1 page Jim Driscoll; Lee Leens advertisement "Danger on the Field"

Characters Jim Driscoll; Big Joe; Chrissy
Notes Ad for Lee Leans. Appears between pages 3 and 4 of the first story.

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

Script ? (promo copy)
Letters Typeset
Notes Marvel checklist for comics on sale right now! Comics listed with a synopsis are Fantastic Four #105, Spider-Man #91, Thor #182, Avengers #82, Captain America #132, Hulk #134, Iron Man #32, Sub-Mariner #32, Daredevil #70, Astonishing Tales #3, Amazing Adventures #3, Conan the Barbarian #2, Chamber of Darkness #8, Sgt. Fury #82, Special Marvel Edition #1, Marvel Super-Heroes #29, Marvel Tales #29, The X-Men #67, Daredevil King-Size #2, Western Gunfighters #3 and Tower of Shadows #8. Appears between pages 6 and 7 of the first story.

Half page Marvelmania; Super-Hero Model Set promo (ad from the publisher) "Marvel Goes Mod(el)!"

Characters Spider-Man; Hulk [Bruce Banner]; Iron Man [Tony Stark]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Thor; Daredevil
Genre Superhero
Script ? (promo copy)
Notes Advertisement for Marvel Super-Hero 3-D statues from Marvelmania. Appears between pages 6 and 7 of the first story.

10 page Dr. Doom story "Doom Must Die!"

Characters Dr. Doom; Doomsman (Villain); Prince Rudolfo (Villain); The Faceless One (Villain); Ramona
Synopsis Doom fights agains The Faceless One and the Doomsman for control of Latveria.
Genre superhero
Script Larry Lieber
Pencils Wally Wood
Inks Wally Wood
Letters Jean Izzo
Notes Doomsman next appearance in Giant-Size Super-Villain Team-Up #2 as Andro.
Reprinted in Essential Super-Villain Team-Up (Marvel, 2004 series) #1 (2004) [black and white]; in Fantastici Quattro, I (Editoriale Corno, 1971 series) #42

2 page Astonishing Mails letters page "Astonishing Mails"

Characters Hulk [Bruce Banner]
Pencils Herb Trimpe
Inks Herb Trimpe
Notes Includes letters from (and answers to) Mike W. Barr, Michael P. Higgins, Randy Pierce, Wilson Fong and Danny Suslyk. Also includes an advertisement for Incredible Hulk #134 using artwork from the cover.