Marvel presents the return of the savage with its upcoming limited comic series, Ka-Zar: Lord of the Savage Land, out this September.
A new limited series featuring Ka-Zar will be hitting stores this fall, giving the lord of the Savage Land new powers and more.
Written by Zac Thompson with artwork by Germán Garcia and Mat Lopes, the five-issue Ka-Zar: Lord of the Savage Land will follow the titular superhero in the aftermath of Marvel’s 2020 Empyre event, during which Ka-Zar was killed and brought back to life. In Lord of the Savage Land, Ka-Zar must face off against a new threat, using the new abilities he was imbued with when his life energy was merged with that of Shanna the She-Devil.
Thompson stated, “Ka-Zar: Lord of the Savage Land is the book I’ve always wanted to write… It’s an absolute dream-come-true to take a character created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby and propel them into the modern Marvel universe with a whole host of horrifying new powers! It’s been years since Ka-Zar had his own series and we wanted to mark the occasion with an evolution that channels something like Immortal Hulk but with a distinct throwback to the old adventure pulps that inspired the character’s creation 65 years ago.”
Ka-Zar: Lord of the Savage Land #1 is written by Zac Thompson and illustrated by Germán Garcia and Mat Lopes. Cover art by Jesús Saiz with a variant by Juann Cabal. The comic goes on sale on Sept. 8.
Read the full press release below:
New York, NY— June 14, 2021 — Marvel’s Lord of the Jungle is back! The iconic Ka-Zar will be starring in a brand-new limited series this September. Written by Zac Thompson (Yondu, Age of X-Man) and drawn by Germán Garcia (Immortal Hulk, X-Men), KA-ZAR: LORD OF THE SAVAGE LAND will pick up on the hero’s exciting journey since his death and resurrection during last year’s Empyre. Back from the dead with a whole new terrifying set of powers, the saga will serve as a bold evolution of the character while staying true to his jungle roots as the mighty hero goes up against a mysterious new villain with twisted plans for the Savage Land.
The alien Cotati murdered him. The Savage Land brought him back. Lord Plunder has returned — with a vastly new perspective! Now united with Shanna the She-Devil in a mystical merging of life energies, Ka-Zar has new abilities, new needs…and new enemies. An ancient evil has surfaced in the Savage Land — one that is rapidly reshaping the forgotten world and its inhabitants. Ka-Zar and Shanna must fight together to protect their home and family! But their son Matthew has plans of his own…
“Ka-Zar: Lord of the Savage Land is the book I’ve always wanted to write,” Thompson said. “It’s an absolute dream-come-true to take a character created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby and propel them into the modern Marvel universe with a whole host of horrifying new powers! It’s been years since Ka-Zar had his own series and we wanted to mark the occasion with an evolution that channels something likeImmortal Hulk but with a distinct throwback to the old adventure pulps that inspired the character’s creation 65 years ago. I’m in awe of our team. Germán Garcia is delivering mind-blowing work that channels the best of Jack Kirby. I’ve literally gasped at multiple pages in each issue. Then we have the gorgeous colors by Mat Lopes that feel organic and ethereal. We’re all under the leadership of our brilliant editor Sarah Brunstad who’s expertly guided the vision of this ambitious book from day one. Together we’ve created a story that’s epic, personal, and terrifying. One that’s going to change Ka-Zar and the Savage Land forever!”
“There’s nothing better than having the opportunity to explore a classic Marvel character under a new light, and this is what we’re doing here,” Garcia said. “And it’s not just Ka-zar, but the whole family, and as important as them, the Savage Land itself! It’s unreal and fantastic and I’m having a great time trying to portray the way I imagine it.”
Since his Silver Age debut in X-Men #10 by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby, Ka-Zar has delighted fans of every generation with unique jungle-jaunting adventures that no other hero can deliver! Don’t miss his latest spectacular quest through the lost lands when KA-ZAR: LORD OF THE SAVAGE LAND #1 hits stands on September 9th. For more information, visit Marvel.com.
EXCLUSIVE: The Avengers Battle Marvel’s Justice League in Heroes Return First Look
About The Author
Denial of responsibility! Toysmatrix is an automatic aggregator around the global media. All the content are available free on Internet. We have just arranged it in one platform for educational purpose only. In each content, the hyperlink to the primary source is specified. All trademarks belong to their rightful owners, all materials to their authors. If you are the owner of the content and do not want us to publish your materials on our website, please contact us by email – firstname.lastname@example.org. The content will be deleted within 24 hours.