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Ka-Zar the Savage (1981 Marvel) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Ka-Zar the Savage (1981 Marvel) 1
    • Signed by artist Brent Anderson (splash) with Lone Star Comics Certificate of authenticity.

    Cover art by Brent Anderson. "A New Dawn... a New World!", script by Bruce Jones, pencils by Brent Anderson, inks by Carlos Garzon; Ka-Zar wonders if he should leave the jungle and join modern civilization, and ultimately discovers a vast new section of the Savage Land called Pangea! "Spider-Man in The Rescue!" Hostess snack cakes ad. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #2
    Ka-Zar the Savage (1981 Marvel) 2

    Cover art by Brent Anderson. "To Air Is Human!", script by Bruce Jones, pencils by Brent Anderson, inks by Carlos Garzon; Ka-Zar, Zabu, and Shanna are under attack from Pterons! Ka-Zar is faced with an unthinkable decision—will he save Shanna or Queen Leanne? "The Thing in Earthly Delights" Hostess snack cakes ad. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #3
    Ka-Zar the Savage (1981 Marvel) 3

    Cover art by Brent Anderson. "To Forgive Dephine!", script by Bruce Jones, pencils by Brent Anderson, inks by Carlos Garzon; Ka-Zar and Shanna crash with the Pangean bird folk!; New ground is crossed in their relationship. Hostess Twinkies Cakes ad, "The Charge Of The Rhinos!" starring Iron Man. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #4
    Ka-Zar the Savage (1981 Marvel) 4

    Cover art by Brent Anderson. "When the Sea Gives Up Its Dead!", script by Bruce Jones, pencils by Brent Anderson, inks by Carlos Garzon; Leanne switches into Shannas body—and is helpless against a dinosaur attack! Iron Man in "The Charge of the Rhinos!" Hostess snack cakes ad. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #5
    Ka-Zar the Savage (1981 Marvel) 5

    Cover art by Brent Anderson. "The Ties That Bind!", script by Bruce Jones, pencils by Brent Anderson, inks by Carlos Garzon; Zabu is temporarily believed to be the rabid killer of Kapah, a young member of the Fall People; Sarak, Kapah's father, is driven insane by rabies and Ka-Zar is forced to take him down; Realizing that he will also succumb, Tongah (a supporting character from the old series) commits suicide; Ka-Zar watches a t-rex take down the rabid saber-toothed tiger and is relieved that it isn't Zabu. Dungeons & Dragons ad. The Fantastic Four in "Wonders of Nature" Hostess snack cakes ad. Missive from letterhack T. M. Maple. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #6
    Ka-Zar the Savage (1981 Marvel) 6

    Cover art by Brent Anderson. "Brief Encounters," script by Brent Anderson (plot) and Bruce Jones (plot, script), pencils by Brent Anderson, inks by Carlos Garzon; Shanna is having delusions due to the effects of the mind-switching device; Ka-Zar has been stung and poisoned by a giant scorpion, and Shanna starts seeing a ghostly figure; The apparition reveals that he is an ancient Atlantean, and that Pangea is actually an outpost of Atlantis; The ghostly figure reveals himself to be a scientist named Dherk, he predicted the city's eventual sinking, and due to this he is banished to Pangea; Dherk body was placed in suspended animation but is able to appear as a projection, but he can temporarily make himself tangible; Dherk first saw Shanna while she was in the mind transfer device and from their he has fallen in love with her. "The Human Torch in Hot-Tempered Triumph!" Hostess snack cakes ad. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #6MISPRINT
    Ka-Zar the Savage (1981 Marvel) 6MISPRINT

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    No! This is not a faded cover. It is a misprint that only got the blue ink printed on the cover, which makes it look pretty cool. There aren't many of these in circulation, as only few were printed before the error was caught. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #7
    Ka-Zar the Savage (1981 Marvel) 7

    Son vs. father--the nightmare is only beginning! "Nightmare" is written by Brent Anderson, Jerry Bingham and Bruce Jones, with art by Brent Anderson, Jerry Bingham and Carlos Garzon. Cover by Brent Anderson. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #8
    Ka-Zar the Savage (1981 Marvel) 8

    Ever since Ka-Zar discovered Pangea, the mysterious outpost of the once great Atlantean Empire, he and Shanna the She-Devil have been challenged by ancient perils. They discover a cave with a labyrinth of technology far more advanced than any other on Earth. Can they survive the attacks of the robotic caretaker long enough to discover the secrets of this wondrous place. "In the Beginning!" Story by Bruce Jones. Art by Brent Anderson and Carlos Garrion. 32 pages. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #9
    Ka-Zar the Savage (1981 Marvel) 9

    Cover art by Brent Anderson. "Toward Shadowed Places," script by Brent Anderson (plot) and Bruce Jones (plot; script), pencils by Brent Anderson, inks by Carlos Garzon; Ka-Zar and Shanna help Dherk the ancient Atlantean, in his new robot body, rebuild his outpost when a steam vent explodes, revealing a new corridor; They find a room full of clear containers with tiny mystical creatures such as: a tiny unicorn, a tiny griffin, a tiny minotaur; Sometime later after Ka-Zar and Shanna have left the outpost, they're where woken up to Dherk in a frenzy, shouting, "Where is it?" Enroll in the Marvel Subscriber's Club! house ad. Spider-Man's Dream Girl! Hostess snack cakes ad. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #10
    Ka-Zar the Savage (1981 Marvel) 10

    Brent Anderson art Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #11
    Ka-Zar the Savage (1981 Marvel) 11

    Origin of Zabu; Brent Anderson art; Gil Kane back-up Note: First appearance of Belasco. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #12BLANK
    Ka-Zar the Savage (1981 Marvel) 12BLANK
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($3.57) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #0301601007

    Cover art by Brent Anderson. "Belasco...!", script by Bruce Jones, pencils by Brent Anderson, inks b Armando Gil; Ka-Zar reaches the ninth level of the underworld where he has to free Shanna from the glamour of the demon lord, Belasco. Letter from writer Andrew Offutt. Untitled Tales of Zabu! Story, script by Bruce Jones, art by Gil Kane; The young Zabu is raised by wolves. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #12REDPANEL
    Ka-Zar the Savage (1981 Marvel) 12REDPANEL
    Published Mar 1982 by Marvel.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($2.40) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.23) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.47) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.

    Red panel variant. While most copies of this issue have a blank panel on the bottom left of page 10, about 1600 copies (of 80000 issues printed) show a red ink drawing of Dante in that panel. In the "Bullpen Bulletins" page in Marvel Comics cover-dated June 1982, Editor-in-Chief Jim Shooter humorously explains this with "The First Annual Shooter Awards". Shooter wrote "The Award for Worst Engraver's Error goes to Chemical Color for Ka-Zar #12 "Belasco...!" in which an entire panel, a color-hold, was dropped out!" Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #13
    Ka-Zar the Savage (1981 Marvel) 13

    As Ka-Zar and Shanna continue their adventures in the mysterious lands of Pangea, and become separated. Shanna is rescued by the monkey-man Mele and when they return to his people her time there changes her. Will she fall in love with this new suitor and forget Ka-Zar forever? "Till Death do us Part!" Story by Bruce Jones. Art by Brent Anderson and Armando Gil. 32 pages. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #14
    Ka-Zar the Savage (1981 Marvel) 14

    Ka-Zar must come to terms with the fact that Shanna has chosen another to love. But how can this be when Shanna is not even sure if she has made the right decision. Then, tragedy strikes when Mele and Ka-Zar go on a hunting trip that only one of them will survive. "Daliva means Forever!" Story by Bruce Jones. Art by Brent Anderson and Armando Gil. Plus, the back-up story "Tales of Zabu" reveals a tragic episode from the great cat's past. Story by Bruce Jones. Art by Gil Kane. 32 pages. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #15
    Ka-Zar the Savage (1981 Marvel) 15

    Ka-Zar is accused of the murder of Mele and by law of the people he must be executed by Mele's surviving bride, Shanna the She-Devil. Will Shanna kill the man she loved to avenge the man she loves. "A Lovely day for an Execution!" Story by Bruce Jones. Art by Brent Anderson and Armando Gil. Plus, pt. 2 to "Tales of Zabu." It's a tale from the great cat's past that would change the face of the Savage Land forever. Story by Bruce Jones. Art by Val Mayerick. 32 pages. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #16
    Ka-Zar the Savage (1981 Marvel) 16
  • Issue #17
    Ka-Zar the Savage (1981 Marvel) 17

    Ka-Zar the Detective? Get ready for the most off beat Ka-Zar adventure of all. After reading a mystery magazine Ka-Zar's wish to experience the thrills of a true detective story become all too real. "Tag, You're It!" Story by Bruce Jones. Art by Ron Frenz and Steve Mitchell. Includes a Tales of Zabu back-up story by Bruce Jones and Val Mayerick. 32 pages. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #18
    Ka-Zar the Savage (1981 Marvel) 18

    Brent Anderson art Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #19
    Ka-Zar the Savage (1981 Marvel) 19

    Cover art by Brent Anderson. "I'll Take Manhattan," script by Bruce Jones, pencils by Brent Anderson (breakdowns) and Armando Gil (finished art), inks by Armando Gil; Ka-Zar wakes up in NY after being shot in the head with no memories; Zabu scapes from Zoo and goes after Ka-Zar, with Shanna following him. In prison, Ramona releases Kraven and pays him to hunt Ka-Zar alive for her, and Kraven accepts only to prove to Calypso he can hunt Spider-Man alone for her. "Fly Now, Pay Later Part II", script by Bruce Jones, art by Val Mayerik. Wolverine #2 house ad. Fumetti in the inside front cover, featuring Bruce Jones, Louise Simonson. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #20
    Ka-Zar the Savage (1981 Marvel) 20

    Suffering from amnesia and wounded, Ka-Zar roams the streets of the Big Apple lost and alone. Now, the Amazing Spider-Man's arch foe Kraven the Hunter will track the concrete jungle in search of the most dangerous game, Ka-Zar Lord of the Savage Land. "New York, New York!" Story by Bruce Jones. Art by Ron Frenz and Armando Gil. 32 pages. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #21
    Ka-Zar the Savage (1981 Marvel) 21

    This is it...the final confrontation between Kraven the Hunter and Ka-Zar Lord of the Savage Land. Is this the end of Ka-Zar? And what does the Amazing Spider-Man have to do with all this? Guest starring Spider-Man. Story by Bruce Jones. Art by Ron Frenz and Armando Gil. 32 pages. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #22
    Ka-Zar the Savage (1981 Marvel) 22

    Ka-Zar the Savage is dead. And Zabu, too. Long live "Shanna the Savage!" Spider-Man appearance. Written by Bruce Jones, with art by Ron Frenz and Mel Candido. Plus, the 'Tales of Zabu!' tale "Freefall" by Bruce Jones and Val Mayerik. Cover by Ron Frenz and Armando Gil. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #23
    Ka-Zar the Savage (1981 Marvel) 23

    Ka-Zar lives in "Resurrection!" Spider-Man appearance. Written by Bruce Jones, with art by Bob Hall and Armando Gil. Plus, the 'Tales of Zabu!' tale "Good-Bye Forever" by Bruce Jones and Val Mayerik. Cover by Armando Gil. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #24
    Ka-Zar the Savage (1981 Marvel) 24

    Ramona, a high ranking member of A.I.M. (Advanced Idea Mechanics), wants the man called Sheiber, and to accomplish this she has brought Ka-Zar to a remote desert location. But things escalate when the jungle lord realizes that his home the Savage Land is targeted for destruction. Plus, Peter Parker attempts to help Shanna cope with the loss of Kevin Plunder. "On Death and Dying...!" Guest-starring Spider-Man. Story by Bruce Jones. Art by Bob hall and Armando Gil. 32 pages. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #25
    Ka-Zar the Savage (1981 Marvel) 25

    Ka-Zar is dying. The jungle Lord has endured much to return to his beloved Shanna and see her one last time before he falls. And the only thing standing in his way is...Spider-Man? Witness the fight you never thought you'd see, Ka-Zar vs. Spider-man. "Escape from New York!" Guest-starring Spider-Man. Story by Bruce Jones. Art by Ron Frenz and Armando Gil. Includes a Tales of Zabu back-up story by Bruce Jones and Val Mayerick. 32 pages. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #26
    Ka-Zar the Savage (1981 Marvel) 26

    Ka-Zar battles Spider-Man, rescues Shanna, and returns to the Savage Land in "Escape from New York!" Written by Bruce Jones, with art by Ron Frenz and Armando Gil. Plus, the 'Tales of Zabu!' tale "The Final Blow" by Bruce Jones and Val Mayerik. Cover art by Ron Frenz and Armando Gil. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #27
    Ka-Zar the Savage (1981 Marvel) 27

    Back in the Savage Land, Ka-Zar and Shanna's only hope of survival lays in the hands of Buth and the advanced science of Aerie-Shalehn. "Twisted Corridors" is written by Bruce Jones, with art and cover by Armando Gil. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #28
    Ka-Zar the Savage (1981 Marvel) 28

    There's "Trouble in Paradise" as Ka-Zar proposes to Shanna and doesn't get the answer you'd expect, and then goes on a suicide mission to save all of Pangea. Written by Bruce Jones and Mike Carlin, with art by Armando Gil and Mike Mignola. Cover by Armando Gil. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #29
    Ka-Zar the Savage (1981 Marvel) 29

    The wedding of Ka-Zar and Shanna! A special double-sized issue to celebrate the big event! See Zabu in black tie and tail! "A Match Made in Hell!" is written by Mike Carlin, with art by Ron Frenz and Armando Gil. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #30
    Ka-Zar the Savage (1981 Marvel) 30

    Pangea War II? Betcha didn't even know there was a first one! Now that Ka-Zar and Shanna are married, there's still war in Pangea, and Ka-Zar and Shanna are two of its first prisoners! And with the grudge that the Pterons have against our Jungle Lord, you know he's in big trouble! It's a tale of a strange honeymoon! "...Or For Worse!" is written by Mike Carlin, with art and cover by Mary Wilshire and Carlos Garzon. Cover price $0.75.

  • Issue #31
    Ka-Zar the Savage (1981 Marvel) 31

    Ka-Zar and Shanna have brought peace to Pangea but at the cost of the jungle lord's trust in its people. Now all he wants to do is return with Shanna and Zabu to his home in the Savage Land. However, evil lurks in the shadows. There are those that intend to see that Ka-Zar and Shanna never reach their destination alive. Story by Mike Carl. Art by Paul Neary and John Beatty. 32 pages. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #32
    Ka-Zar the Savage (1981 Marvel) 32

    What will married life be like for Shanna and Ka-Zar? What they fantasize turns out to be far different than what they find--when the Plunderer has seized control of the Savage Land! And even he is not what he seems! "He Ain't Heavy..." is written by Mike Carlin, with art by Paul Neary, Marie Severin and Carlos Garzon. Cover by Paul Neary and Joe Rubinstein. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #33
    Ka-Zar the Savage (1981 Marvel) 33

    The Plunderer has just discovered a new supply of anti-metal! And unless Ka-Zar and Shanna can stop him from selling it to the highest bidder, world-wide chaos will result! But Ka-Zar and Shanna would never act against one of their own family--or would they? "Brother, Can You Spare a Mine?" is written by Mike Carlin, with art by Paul Neary and Carlos Garzon. Cover by Paul Neary. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #34
    Ka-Zar the Savage (1981 Marvel) 34

    Final issue. For this farewell, you'll see Ka-Zar transported to another dimension--but what awaits the Jungle Lord in the Land of Cancelled Heroes--we cannot say! You will not want to be without this once-in-a-lifetime event! "Savage in a Strange Land" is written by Mike Carlin, with art by Paul Neary and Carlos Garzon. Cover by Paul Neary. Cover price $1.00.