Astonishing Tales #9

Marvel Comics

United States

Published
December 1971
Page count
36
Cover price
0.20 USD
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/24704

Credits

Editing
Stan Lee

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Man Vs. Beast-- In A Savage Land! (Ka-Zar) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Ka-Zar
Genre
Jungle
Characters
Ka-zar; Iranda; Zabu

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Letters
Sam Rosen

Notes

Rosen credit per Nick Caputo. Original indexer credited Artie Simek.

Show/hide 1. The Legend of the Lizard Men! (Ka-Zar) Comic story, 16 pages

Featuring

Feature
Ka-Zar
Genre
Jungle
Code
633Z
Characters
Ka-zar; Iranda (villain, introduction, death); Lizard Men (introduction); Zabu; Lowani

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Art
John Buscema
Letters
Artie Simek

Reprint history

Also printed
United States
Savage Tales (Marvel, 1971 series) #5 (July 1974)
The Legend of the Lizard Men!
 
Australia
Savage Tales (KG Murray, 1975 series) #10 ([March 1976?])
Legend of the Lizard Men

Synopsis

When Ka-Zar goes in search of missing women and men from a local village, he finds the woman, Iranda and the Lizard Men. She takes him to her castle where he sees one of the missing women. When he tries to rescue her, the Lizard Men attack him. He is barely able to escape but when he does, he takes Iranda's crown with him. With her crown gone, at moonrise her enchantment wears off and she becomes a Lizard being. After she dies, her enchantments fade and the Lizard Men turn back into the missing warriors from the village.

Notes

This story takes place after the story in Savage Tales #1 and before the story in Astonishing Tales #8.

Show/hide 2. Tom-Toms of Danger! (Lorna, the Jungle Girl) Comic story, 4 pages

Featuring

Feature
Lorna, the Jungle Girl
Genre
Jungle
Code
G-96
Characters
Lorna, the Jungle Girl; Greg Knight; Mikki; Chief Akabi; Moki

Credits

Script
Don Rico
Art
Jay Scott Pike

Synopsis

Moki uses the sound of Tom-Tom's to drive all of the Gabu into a war frenzy so that he can take over the jungle.

Notes

This issue reprints only the first four pages of the original story. Job number comes from the Atlas Tales website. According to George Olshevsky's Marvel Comics Index #7B some of the artwork is retouched in this reprint.

Show/hide 3. The Green Opal! (Lorna, the Jungle Girl) Comic story, 2 pages

Featuring

Feature
Lorna, the Jungle Girl
Genre
Jungle
Code
G-97
Characters
Lorna, the Jungle Girl; Greg Knight; Mikki; Subu; Alexei; The Green Opal

Credits

Script
Don Rico
Art
Jay Scott Pike

Synopsis

Alexei and Subu surrender when The Green Opal warns them that if they don't stop abusing it's name and power it will pursue them to the ends of the earth.

Notes

This issue only reprints the last two pages of the original story. Job number comes from the Atlas Tales website. According to George Olshevsky's Marvel Comics Index #7B some of the artwork is retouched in this reprint.


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 35122

Entry created

  • 24/11/2007

Index completed

  • 09/09/2017

Last updated

  • 09/09/2017