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Master of Kung Fu (1974) comic books

  • Issue #17
    Master of Kung Fu (1974) 17
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #1396849017

    First issue of the series (continues from Special Marvel Edition). "Lair of the Lost!" Script by Steve Englehart, pencils by Jim Starlin, inks by Al Milgrom. What good is it being the Master of Kung Fu if you are facing Blackjack, the man not even Kung Fu can smash? The letters page includes the Marvel Value Stamp series A # 53 (The Grim Reaper). Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #18
    Master of Kung Fu (1974) 18
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    "Attack!" Script by Steve Englehart, pencils by Paul Gulacy, inks by Al Milgrom. Shang Chi comes face-to-face with his diabolical father, Fu Manchu. But can even the Master of Kung Fu defeat his father's super-henchman with his hands tied behind his back? Includes Marvel Value Stamp series A # 62 (The Plunderer). Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #19
    Master of Kung Fu (1974) 19
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    • Paper: White
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #0793118001

    The Man-Thing guest stars in "Retreat!" Script by Steve Englehart, pencils by Paul Gulacy, inks by Al Milgrom. Pursued by master assassins, Shang Chi enters the dark shadows of the swamp and confronts the inherent and strange dangers that wait within. None stranger than when he comes face-to-face with the macabre Man-Thing. Letter to the editor from comics writer Ralph Macchio. The letters page also includes the Marvel Value Stamp series A # 11 (Deathlok). 32 pages. Gil Kane cover pencils, Tom Palmer cover inks. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #20
    Master of Kung Fu (1974) 20

    "Weapon of the Soul!" Script by Gerry Conway, pencils by Paul Gulacy, inks by Al Milgrom. Assassins rise from the sea to try and murder Shang Chi. After their attempt fails, the Master of Kung Fu intends to find out who sent them, and why. 32 pages. Gil Kane cover pencils. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #21
    Master of Kung Fu (1974) 21

    "Season of Vengeance..." Script by Doug Moench, pencils by Ron Wilson, inks by Al Milgrom. In the Deadly wake of last issue's events, Shang Chi makes his way ashore and into the city of Miami. Meanwhile, back on the yacht, Diana lies dead and Demmy vows revenge on the Chinaman whom he blames. Plus, find out if Shang Chi is a match for the deadliest predator of the deep, the Great White Shark. The letters page includes the Marvel Value Stamp series A # 62 (The Plunderer). 32 pages. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #22
    Master of Kung Fu (1974) 22

    "A Fortune of Death!" Script by Doug Moench, pencils by Paul Gulacy, inks by Dan Adkins. When Shang Chi breaks open a fortune cookie he receives a message of death. And, before he knows it, the Master of Kung Fu is in for the fight of his life. The letters page includes Marvel Value Stamp series A. John Buscema cover pencils. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #23
    Master of Kung Fu (1974) 23

    "River of Death!" Part 1 of 2. Script by Doug Moench, pencils by Al Milgrom, inks by Klaus Janson. The former British Foreign Service agent Black Jack Tarr is back and he wants Shang Chi's help. The two uneasy partners must travel to South America to stop Chi's sinister father, Fu Manchu, from forming an alliance with a Nazi war criminal. The letters page includes Marvel Value Stamp series A # 97 (The Black Knight). Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #24
    Master of Kung Fu (1974) 24

    "Massacre along the Amazon!" Part 2 of 2. Script by Doug Moench; pencils by Al Milgrom, Jim Starlin, Alan Weiss, and Walt Simonson; inks by Sal Trapani. Shang Chi has arrived in South America in search of his villainous father, Fu Manchu, and winds up in a crossfire between two warring parties. Letter to the editor from comics writer Peter Gillis. The letters page also includes Marvel Value Stamp series A # 15 (Iron Man by John Buscema). Gil Kane cover pencils. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #25
    Master of Kung Fu (1974) 25

    "Rites of Courage, Fists of Death!" Script by Doug Moench, pencils by Paul Gulacy, inks by Sal Trapani. When Shang Chi rescues an infant from the jaws of death, he finds himself at odds with a tribe of natives. Witness martial arts action in the Mighty Marvel fashion as the Master of Kung Fu battles an entire tribe of warriors while holding a child in his arms. Includes Marvel Value Stamp series A # 41 (The Gladiator). Ron Wilson cover pencils, Joe Sinnott cover inks. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #26
    Master of Kung Fu (1974) 26
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    • Paper: White
    • Slab: Other — see grading notes
    • Scuffing on front and back of case.
    • Label #0128672001

    "Daughter of Darkness!" Script by Doug Moench, pencils by Keith Pollard, inks by Sal Trapani. It's martial arts madness, Marvel-style, in the Middle East as Shang Chi comes face-to-face with the deadly daughter of Fu Manchu. Gil Kane cover pencils, Tom Palmer cover inks. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #27
    Master of Kung Fu (1974) 27

    "Confrontation!" Script by Doug Moench, pencils by John Buscema, inks by Frank Springer. The Master of Kung Fu, Shang Chi, fights his way into the inner sanctum of Fu Manchu. However, can Chi survive an encounter with the deadly Council of Seven? Get ready for a confrontation between father and son unlike any that has come before. Gil Kane cover pencils (Klaus Janson cover inks?). Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #28
    Master of Kung Fu (1974) 28

    "A Small Spirit Slowly Shaped..." Script by Doug Moench; pencils by Ron Wilson, Ed Hannigan, and Aubrey Bradford; inks by Sal Trapani. Shang Chi comes face-to-face with the Shadow-Stalker (last seen in Giant-Sized Master of Kung Fu # 3). But this time, is the man who can smash steel here to kill Chi, or help him? Spider-Man stars in a one-page Hostess ad, "The Trap." 32 pages. Gil Kane cover pencils. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #29
    Master of Kung Fu (1974) 29

    "The Crystal Connection!" Script by Doug Moench, art by Paul Gulacy. It's a new exciting direction for the Master of Kung Fu, Shang Chi. But, will this new adventure be his last? It's Fists of Fury versus slashing Swords of Death as the deadly assassin Razor-Fist rampages onto the scene. Letter to the editor from comics historian Peter Sanderson. Spider-Man stars in a one-page Hostess ad, "The Trap." Gil Kane cover pencils. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #30
    Master of Kung Fu (1974) 30

    "A Gulf of Lions!" Script by Doug Moench, pencils by Paul Gulacy, inks by Dan Adkins. Shang Chi must battle one of his deadliest adversaries, Razor Fist, in the Pit of Lions. Captain Marvel and Nitro (the villain whose actions would lead to Marvel's death and spark the Civil War in 2006) star in a one-page Hostess ad, "The Big Bang!" Letters to the editor from comics writer Ralph Macchio and Eclipse Comics publisher Dean Mullaney. Gil Kane cover pencils. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #31
    Master of Kung Fu (1974) 31
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    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #0284083020

    "Snow Buster!" Script by Doug Moench, pencils by Paul Gulacy, inks by Dan Adkins. It's the conclusion to Shang Chi's most epic adventure yet. Can the Master of Kung Fu and his allies stop the villains' mad scheme before it's too late? The letters page includes Marvel Value Stamp series A # 85 (Lilith, Dracula's daughter by John Romita Sr.). Plus, "GI Joe Meets the Atomic Man" in a 1-page ad for the popular original Joe action Figure by Hasbro. Captain Marvel and Nitro (the villain whose actions would lead to Marvel's death and spark the Civil War in 2006) star in a one-page Hostess ad, "The Big Bang!" Gil Kane cover pencilsw, Dan Adkins cover inks. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #32
    Master of Kung Fu (1974) 32

    "Assault on an Angry Sea!" Script by Doug Moench, breakdowns by Sal Buscema, finished art by Mike Esposito. Presenting a delicious tale of mystery, intrigue, and martial arts by the House of Ideas. When Shang Chi and his friends board a freighter, a terrible storm rages outside. Meanwhile, a conspiracy of murder threatens those within. Gil Kane cover pencils, Esposito cover inks. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #33
    Master of Kung Fu (1974) 33

    First appearance of Leiko Wu. "Wicked Messenger of Madness!" Part 1 of 3. Script by Doug Moench, pencils by Paul Gulacy, inks by Dan Adkins. Shang Chi meets the woman who will become the love of his life, Leiko Wu. This beautiful spy has a nack for intrigue and danger and may just be the death of the Master of Kung Fu. Plus, can martial arts stand up to the power of a robotic assassin? Gil Kane cover pencils. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #34
    Master of Kung Fu (1974) 34

    "Cyclone at the Center of a Madman's Crown!" Part 2 of 3. Script by Doug Moench, pencils by Paul Gulacy, inks by Dan Adkins. Leiko Wu (second appearance) has been kidnaped by a madman. Now, Shang Chi and Reston must make a daring attempt to rescue her from an island where simple children's toys become deadly instruments of death. Letter to the editor from Eclipse Comics publisher Dean Mullaney. The Hulk stars in a one-page Hostess ad, "The Twins of Evil!" Gil Kane cover pencils. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #35
    Master of Kung Fu (1974) 35

    "Death-Hand and the Sun of Mordillo!" Part 3 of 3. Script by Doug Moench, pencils by Paul Gulacy, inks by Dan Adkins. Shang Chi must defeat a mad man or the woman, Leiko Wu, shall perish in a death trap of the villain's own design. NOTE: The peculiar denizens of the strange island in this story return again to harass Rom the Spaceknight in Rom # 47. The Hulk stars in a one-page Hostess ad, "The Twins of Evil!" Gil Kane cover pencils. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #36
    Master of Kung Fu (1974) 36

    "Cages of Myth, Menagerie of Mirrors!" Part 1 of 2. Script by Doug Moench, pencils by Keith Pollard, inks by Sal Trapani. A mysterious old man reveals the world's strangest menagerie to Shang Chi. Plus, the Master of Kung Fu must battle a cadre of deadly ninja. Spider-Man stars in a one-page Hostess ad, "The Kidnap Caper." Gil Kane cover pencils. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #37
    Master of Kung Fu (1974) 37

    "Web of Dark Death!" Part 2 of 2. Script by Doug Moench, pencils by Keith Pollard, inks by Sal Trapani. On one side is the benevolent ancient one called Moon Sun and his menagerie of mythic beasts. On the other side is army of immortal ninja, a force for darkness. And, stuck in the middle of these warring factions is Shang Chi, the Master of Kung Fu. Spider-Man stars in a one-page Hostess ad, "The Kidnap Caper." Rich Buckler cover pencils (Mike Esposito and Frank Giacoia cover inks?). Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #38
    Master of Kung Fu (1974) 38

    There's a new Kung Fu master in town--Shen Kuei, a.k.a. "Cat." Script by Doug Moench, pencils by Paul Gulacy, inks by Dan Adkins. The letters page includes Marvel Value Stamp series B # 40 (Stan Lee). Spider-Man stars in a one-page Hostess ad, "The Cupcake Caper." Gil Kane cover pencils. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #39
    Master of Kung Fu (1974) 39

    "Fight without Pity!" Script by Doug Moench, pencils by Paul Gulacy, inks by Dan Adkins. Shang Chi finds himself in battle with one of the deadliest men alive, Shen Kuei, the man known as the Cat. It's one of the greatest martial arts battles of all time with a shock ending no one saw coming. Includes Marvel Value Stamp series B # 71 (Stan Lee). Spider-Man stars in a one-page Hostess ad, "The Cupcake Caper." Gil Kane cover pencils, Klaus Janson cover inks. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #40
    Master of Kung Fu (1974) 40

    "The Murder Agency!" Script by Doug Moench, art by Paul Gulacy. It's martial arts mayhem at its best when Shang Chi must pit his considerable skills against the deadly League of Assassins. Letters to the editor from writer Frank Lovece and Eclipse Comics publisher Dean Mullaney. Spider-Man stars in a one-page Hostess ad, "The Twinkie Takers." Gil Kane cover pencils. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #41
    Master of Kung Fu (1974) 41

    "Slain in Secrecy, and by Illusion!" Story by Doug Moench. Art by Sal Buscema and Mike Esposito. Shang Chi reveals a troubled chapter from his past. It is a tale of hard lessons learned and of brother against brother. Take a look at the rarely seen early days before Shang Chi became the undisputed Master of Kung Fu. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #42
    Master of Kung Fu (1974) 42

    "The Clock of Shattered Time!" Part 1 of 2. Story by Doug Moench. Art by Paul Gulacy and Tom Sutton. Learn the series of events that led Shang Chi to the verge of death by the hands of Shock-Wave, a martial artists whose electrically charged hands mean death. Note: Much like that classic episode of Sienfeld, this issue begins at the end and ends at the beginning. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #43
    Master of Kung Fu (1974) 43

    A Flash of Purple Sparks!" Part 2 of 2. Story by Doug Moench. Art by Paul Gulacy and Jack Abel. In his last meeting with Shock-Wave, Shang Chi almost met his end. How can even the Master of Kung Fu hope to defeat an opponent whose very touch means certain death? Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #44
    Master of Kung Fu (1974) 44

    Golden Daggers: Prelude. "A Death Rub!" Story by Doug Moench. Art by Paul Gulacy. Shang Chi recalls a tale from his past. Plus, he and Reston take on the criminal gang known as the Golden Daggers. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #45
    Master of Kung Fu (1974) 45

    Golden Dagger: Part 1 of 6. "The Death Seed!" Story by Doug Moench. Art by Paul Gulacy and Pablo Marcos. This is the first chapter in an epic tale that pits father against son. As Shang Chi gears up for his ultimate confrontation with Fu Manchu he must first face his own sister. 32 pages. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #46
    Master of Kung Fu (1974) 46
    • Signed by artist Paul Gulacy (splash) with Lone Star Comics certificate of authenticity.

    Golden Dagger (Clive Reston) Part 2 of 6. "The Spider Spell!" Story by Doug Moench. Art by Paul Gulacy and Pablo Marcos. Reston is captured and Shang Chi must get past a man-mountain of a sumo that can resist his most powerful blows. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #47
    Master of Kung Fu (1974) 47

    Golden Dagger (Leiko Wu) Part 3 of 6. "Phantom Sand!" Story by Doug Moench. Art by Paul Gulacy and Pablo Marcos. An ancient evil is resurrected. A samurai of unmatched skill. Shang Chi and Leiko must fight side-by-side against impossible odds. Plus, Reston and Fu Manchu show up for the party as well. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #48
    Master of Kung Fu (1974) 48

    Golden Daggers (Black Jack Tarr) Part 4 of 6. "City in the Top of the World!" Story by Doug Moench. Art by Paul Gulacy and Jack Abel. While the surely spy attempts to infiltrate the underground city, Fu Manchu introduces his new son to the world. And, Shang Chi shall come face-to-face with the immortal Shaka Kharn. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #49
    Master of Kung Fu (1974) 49

    Golden Daggers. Part 5 of 6. Story by Doug Moench. Art by Paul Gulacy. Shang Chi must battle the sinister Fu Manchu's homunculi, the immortal Shaka Kharn. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #50
    Master of Kung Fu (1974) 50

    Golden Daggers. Part 6 of 6. (Fu Manchu). "The Dreamslayer!" Story by Doug Moench. Art by Paul Gulacy and Mike Esposito. In order the save the world can Shang Chi kill his own father? He'll first have to get through the immortal Shaka Kharn. Cover price $0.30.