Astonishing Tales #13

    Astonishing Tales » Astonishing Tales #13 - Man-Thing released by Marvel on August 1972.

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    Ka-Zar vs. the misanthropic Man-Thing! And when A.I.M. drops in, to boot- look out!

    S.H.I.E.L.D. has recruited Ka-Zar to help find missing scientist Ted Sallis who disappeared while working on a super soldier serum in the Everglades. Attacked by rival organization A.I.M., and the renegade Man-Thing, Ka-Zar, Zabu and friends have their hands full!



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    It's hard to review comics from this era. There's an overall lack of sophistication to them which some find charming and others find unbearable. Following Stan Lee's directive, Marvel's Bullpen was told to 'write for a seven year old boy'. At the time that meant simple plots and motivations, little dialogue, but lots of action. And action abounds here. Jack Kirby's style had definitely come to prominence as the 'house style' at Marvel, and that's a good thing for stories like this. Lots of...

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