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Ka-Zar (1974 2nd Series) comic books 1970-1985

  • Issue #1
    Ka-Zar (1974 2nd Series) 1
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    Cover art by John Buscema. "Return to the Savage Land!", script by Mike Friedrich, pencils by Paul Reinman, inks by Mike Royer; The son of an English nobleman, KA-ZAR grew up in the Savage Land alongside his loyal tiger Zabu after the death of his parents; Read his unbelievable origin here! It! Shanna the She-Devil cameo. The Living Colossus house ad. Marvel Bullpen Bulletins. FOOM house ad. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #2
    Ka-Zar (1974 2nd Series) 2

    Last 20-cent cover price. Cover pencils by Gil Kane, inks by John Romita. "The Fall of the Red Wizard," script by Mike Friedrich, pencils by Don Heck, inks by Jack Abel; KA-ZAR and SHANNA aren't too keen on the idea of becoming human sacrifices; But when a triceratops rampages through their village, the Fall People are convinced Ka-Zar's blasphemy is to blame; Continued origin of the Savage Land. The Shanna story continues in Daredevil 109. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #3
    Ka-Zar (1974 2nd Series) 3

    First 25-cent cover price. Cover pencils by Gil Kane, inks by John Romita. "Night of the Man-God," script by Mike Friedrich, pencils by Don Heck, inks by Mike Royer; Ka-Zar battles the Man-God (Maa-Gor); villain El Tigre also appears. "Ka-Zar Presents the Savage Land!", script by Mike Friedrich, idea by Roy Thomas, art by Mike Royer. Marvel Value Stamp series A #46 Mysterio. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #4
    Ka-Zar (1974 2nd Series) 4
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    Cover art by Frank Brunner. "Into the Shadows of Chaos," script by Mike Friedrich, pencils by Don Heck, inks by Mike Royer; Maa Gor tries to take over the Savage Land after mystically becoming a genius. One-page diagram of Ka-Zar's Lair by Royer. "Monumental Memoranda About Monster-Size Mags!" article. Marvel Value Stamp. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #5
    Ka-Zar (1974 2nd Series) 5
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    Cover pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Frank Giacoia. "A Man-God Unleashed," script by Marvel Bullpen (plot) and Mike Friedrich (script), pencils by Don Heck, inks by Mike Esposito; Ka-Zar and Bobbi battle the Man-Apes while Man-God goes forth intent on world domination; He encounters El Tigre who barely escaped from the Fall People and dismisses his pleas for help; El Tigre tries to use the Mystic Mists but they devolve him and he falls to his death; Man-God investigates the Mists to find the source of power—an alien machine that splits him into two beings; The two halves fight it out. Marvel Value Stamp #18 (Volstagg). 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #6
    Ka-Zar (1974 2nd Series) 6

    Cover art by John Buscema. "Waters of Darkness, River of Doom!", script by Gerry Conway, pencils by John Buscema (layouts) and Alfredo Alcala (finished art), inks by Alfredo Alcala; Ka-Zar rescues a young boy named Kem Horkus from pteordactyls and take him back to the hunting party led by his brother; Bar Horkus has spent 20 years pursuing a Tylosaurus they call The Behemoth that took his eye and arm in their first encounter; Bar's mad obsession has been gradually wearing on his men, but Ka-Zar agrees to help his quest for Kem's sake; The next day, the hunters set out on the river in two rafts, each equipped with a large ballista; When they find The Behemoth, Bar Horkus' bolt only wounds his prey, and Ghakar's raft turns away before the other ballista can fire; Refusing to retreat, Bar Horkus leads the rest of his men to their deaths against the angered Behemoth. Marvel Bullpen Bulletins by Stan Lee. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #7
    Ka-Zar (1974 2nd Series) 7

    "Revenge of the River Gods." Script by Gerry Conway, pencils by John Buscema, inks by Bob McLeod. Buscema cover. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #8
    Ka-Zar (1974 2nd Series) 8

    Cover pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Tom Palmer. "Down into the Volcano!", script by Gerry Conway, pencils by John Buscema (layouts, breakdowns) and Alfredo Alcala (finished art), inks by Alfredo Alcala; Appears to be a thinly-disguised version of the Biblical story of Lot and Sodom and Gomorrah; "Gondora" is a semi-portmanteau of "Sodom" and "Gomorrah"; Other apparent parallels: "Tul" is the one kindly citizen of the city who offers Ka-Zar shelter, lust-stricken residents of the city try to force their way into the tavern after Tul's daughters and are struck down by Ka-Zar, the city is destroyed in a fiery conflagration, and Tul's wife is turned into a statue of ash by the heat when she is the only one to look behind as they flee. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #9
    Ka-Zar (1974 2nd Series) 9

    Cover pencils by Gil Kane, inks by John Romita. "The Man Who Hunted Dinosaur!", script by Gerry Conway, pencils by John Buscema (layouts) and Sonny Trinidad (finished art), inks by Sonny Trinidad; Tomas hunts to please his father but becomes angry when his father proclaims his brother, Gregor as the chief; He strikes his brother down and in turn is slain by the mate of the dinosaur he killed; Story swiped from Cain and Abel in the Bible (Genesis). "Spider-Man in The Trap" Hostess Fruit Pies ad with Spider-Man. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #10
    Ka-Zar (1974 2nd Series) 10

    "Beyond the Vale of Savage Time." Script by Gerry Conway and Doug Moench, pencils by John Buscema, inks by Fred Kida. Gil Kane cover. Marvel Value Stamp. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #11
    Ka-Zar (1974 2nd Series) 11
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    "The Devil-God of Sylitha." Script by Doug Moench, pencils by Don Heck, inks by Frank Springer. Gil Kane cover pencils. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #12
    Ka-Zar (1974 2nd Series) 12

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by John Romita. "Wizard of Forgotten Flesh," script by Doug Moench, art by Russ Heath; Ka-Zar and Tongah go to the aid of the Zebra-Men who are held prisoner by Zaurai; However, Sheesa gains the power to raise an army of the dead against Ka-Zar. Marvel Value Stamp of the Mole Man. "The Incredible Hulk and the Twins of Evil!" Hostess Fruit Pies ad with The Hulk. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #13
    Ka-Zar (1974 2nd Series) 13

    "The Skull of the Lizard-Man." Script by Doug Moench, pencils by Larry Hama, inks by Fred Kida. Gil Kane cover pencils. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #14
    Ka-Zar (1974 2nd Series) 14
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    "Two Worlds in Frenzy." Script by Doug Moench, pencils by Larry Hama, inks by Jack Abel and Mike Esposito." Rich Buckler cover pencils, Frank Giacoia cover inks. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #15
    Ka-Zar (1974 2nd Series) 15

    Last 25-cent cover price. Cover pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Klaus Janson. "When Shatters the Gateway to Hell!", script by Doug Moench, art by Val Mayerik; After battling Ka-Zar, Klaw is taken back to the Savage Land to open a portal for the Armada from Beyond; Ka-Zar follows but his party is surrounded by the soldiers of the Armada. Marvel Value Stamp #70 (Fantastic Four). "Spider-Man and the Cupcake Caper" Hostess Cup Cakes ad with Spider-Man. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #16
    Ka-Zar (1974 2nd Series) 16

    Cover pencils by Rich Buckler, inks by Dan Adkins. "The Conquest of Klaw!", script by Doug Moench, art by Val Mayerik; Klaw has joined forces with an armada from another dimension; When they have conquered the Earth, Klaw will be its king; Ka-Zar and his friends overcome Klaw and force him to open a gate to the other dimension. "Spider-Man and the Twinkie Takers" Hostess Twinkies ad with Spider-Man. Marvel Value Stamp. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #17
    Ka-Zar (1974 2nd Series) 17

    Cover pencils by Rich Buckler, inks by Dan Adkins. "A Shark on the Wind!", script by Doug Moench, art by Val Mayerik; The other-dimensional army (the Sheearians) is at war with the Shark Men (the Quarlians), but when Ka-Zar tries to suggest an alliance, he is captured; Thrown into the Quarlian dungeons, he befriends Zartros the Gnome; Next, Ka-Zar is confronted by his friend Tandy Snow, now Queen Tandylla of the Quarlians. Mad with power, she gives Ka-Zar an ultimatum. "Captain America and the Red Skull" Hostess Twinkies ad. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #18
    Ka-Zar (1974 2nd Series) 18
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    Cover pencils by Al Wenzel, inks by Dan Adkins. "The Gnome, the Queen and the Savage!", script by Doug Moench, art by Val Mayerik; Queen Tandylla/Tandy Snow gives Ka-Zar an ultimatum: either become her husband or die in the arena. Ka-Zar rejects her offer and ends up in the arena together with Zartros the Gnome. They kill a gladiator named Makrum and manage to escape. Zartros reveals that Tandy has been brainwashed into becoming queen, and Ka-Zar vows to return and free her. Meanwhile, the rest of Ka-Zar's friends have come across a city full of elderly people. But something is very wrong; Kirk Marston has made a pact with the inhabitants and betrays his friends. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #19
    Ka-Zar (1974 2nd Series) 19
  • Issue #20
    Ka-Zar (1974 2nd Series) 20
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    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($2.85) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: White
    • Label #0066088016

    Gil Kane cover Cover price $0.30.