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 The Jaguar

Adventures of the Jaguar No. 1
September 1961
Cover: Jaguar vs. Inca serpent //John Rosenberger
Story: “Menace of the Inca Serpent” (8 pgs.)
Editor: John Goldwater
Writer: Robert Bernstein
Artist: John Rosenberger
Feature Character: The Jaguar (Ralph Hardy; first appearance and origin; last chronological appearance in flashback in MIGHTY CRUSADERS (2nd series) #5)
Villain: The Inca serpent (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: Chased into a Peruvian temple by a giant serpent-dinosaur once encountered by the Incas, zoologist Ralph Hardy finds a belt that gives him the powers of the animal kingdom when he dons it, and the secret identity of the Jaguar.

Story: “The Invaders From Kordu” (12 pgs.)
Editor: John Goldwater
Writer: Robert Bernstein
Artist: John Rosenberger
Feature Character: The Jaguar
Villains: Prof. Hugo Van Lesk (first appearance; dies in this story), Kordu invaders (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: The Jaguar happens upon the lair of a hostile scientist, and learns he is helping an alien race with an invasion of the Earth.

Story: “The Monster Mouse” (5 pages)
Editor: John Goldwater
Writer: Robert Bernstein
Artist: John Rosenberger
Feature Character: The Jaguar
Villain: A giant mouse (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: The Jaguar must deal with a mouse turned into a giant by radiation.

Adventures of the Jaguar No. 2
October 1961
Cover: Jaguar vs. bacteria monster //John Rosenberger
Story: “The Gulliver of the Jungle” (8 pages)
Editor: John Goldwater
Writer: Robert Bernstein
Artist: John Rosenberger
Feature Character: The Jaguar
Villains: Alien invaders (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: The Jaguar is captured by a band of tiny invaders from space, who intend to conquer the Earth and wipe out the human race.

Story: “The Battle of the Bacteria Brutes” (8 pages)
Editor: John Goldwater
Writer: Robert Bernstein
Artist: John Rosenberger
Feature Character: The Jaguar
Intro: Prof. Krall (only appearance)
Synopsis: The Jaguar is shrunken to microbe-size by a scientist’s ray and must battle a host of hostile bacteria creatures.

Story: “The Sinister Space Whale” (5 pages)
Editor: John Goldwater
Writer: Robert Bernstein
Artist: John Rosenberger
Feature Character: The Jaguar (next appears in LAUGH #127)
Synopsis: In the far north sea, the Jaguar runs afoul of a giant mechanical whale.

Laugh No. 127
October 1961
Story: “The Jaguar and the Monster” (6 pages)
Editor: John Goldwater
Writer: Robert Bernstein
Artist: John Giunta
Feature Character: The Jaguar (last appearance in ADVENTURES OF THE JAGUAR #2; next appears in PEP #150)
Intro: Carol (only appearance)
Villain: Ernst Miro (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: The Jaguar agrees to act as a technical consultant on a movie crew, but, when the director needlessly puts his stars in danger, decides to teach him a lesson.

Pep No. 150
October 1961
Story: “Demon Dynamos” (6 pages)
Editor: John Goldwater
Writer: Robert Bernstein
Artist: John Giunta
Feature Character: The Jaguar (last appearance in LAUGH #127; next appears in ADVENTURES OF THE JAGUAR #3)
Intro: Mahavo and his tribe (only appearance for all)
Villains: Two robotic aliens (first and only appearance for both)
Synopsis: The Jaguar is drawn back to the past to save an Indian tribe from robotic invaders.

Adventures of the Jaguar No. 3
November 1961
Cover: Kree-Nal and creatures vs. Jaguar //John Rosenberger
Story: “The Fourth Dimensional Force” (8 pages)
Editor: John Goldwater
Writer: Robert Bernstein
Artist: John Rosenberger
Feature Character: The Jaguar (last appearance in PEP #150)
Intro: An alien race (only appearance)
Villains: The Fourth Dimensional Force (first appearance; destroyed in this story), vegetable aliens (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: A destructive force from the Fourth Dimension is threatening Earth, but the Jaguar is drafted by aliens to save their world from strange invaders.

Story: “The Sea Circe From Space” (13 pages)
Editor: John Goldwater
Writer: Robert Bernstein
Artist: John Rosenberger
Feature Character: The Jaguar
Intro: Derek Croyden (only appearance)
Villain: Kree-Nal (first appearance; next appears in issue #6)
Synopsis: The Jaguar meets with Kree-Nal, a mer-woman with the power to turn humans into animalistic monsters.

Story: “The Nightmare From 2261 A.D.”  (5 pages)
Editor: John Goldwater
Writer: Robert Bernstein
Artist: John Rosenberger
Feature Character: The Jaguar
Villains: The Cannon-Men (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: After inhaling a noxious gas, the Jaguar appears to go 300 years into the future, where he must save Earth from an invasion of metallic aliens.

Adventures of the Jaguar No. 4
January 1962
Cover: Jaguar and his friends vs. Cat-Girl and Living Sphinx //John Rosenberger
Story: “The Monster of the Mystery World” (8 pages)
Editor: John Goldwater
Writer: Robert Bernstein
Artist: John Rosenberger
Feature Character: The Jaguar
Intro: Prince Loum, an alien emperor and his race (only appearance for all)
Cameo appearance: Ki-Loum the Wise (in flashback; first and only appearance)
Villain: The Lizard-Man (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: The Jaguar and an Asian prince are taken on a rocket sled to a distant planet, where they learn the secret to an ancient mystery.

Story: “The Return of the Cat-Girl” (12 pages)
Editor: John Goldwater
Writer: Robert Bernstein
Artist: John Rosenberger
Feature Character: The Jaguar
Cameo appearance: The Sphinx (in flashback)
Intro: Two-dimensional animals (only appearance)
Villains: Cat-Girl (last appearance in ADVENTURES OF THE FLY #10), the Living Sphinxes  (first and only appearance)

Story: “The Secret of Jaguar Junction” (5 pages)
Editor: John Goldwater
Writer: Robert Bernstein
Artist: John Rosenberger
Feature Character: The Jaguar (next appears in PEP COMICS #152)
Villain: Nick Boyle (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: The inhabitants of a town which was renamed Jaguar Junction in honor of the hero’s aid have turned into hostile mutants, and the Jaguar must learn the reason why.

Pep Comics No. 152
January 1962
Story: “The Creature That Cried” (6 pages)
Editor: John Goldwater
Writer: Robert Bernstein
Artist: John Giunta
Feature Character: The Jaguar (last appearance in ADVENTURES OF THE JAGUAR #4; next appears in LAUGH #130)
Intro: Almor (only appearance)
Synopsis: The Jaguar gives battle to a rampaging creature who turns out to be not what she seems.

Laugh Comics No. 130
January 1962
Story: “The Star-Beasts” (6 pages)
Editor: John Goldwater
Writer: Robert Bernstein
Artist: John Giunta
Feature Character: The Jaguar (last appearance in PEP COMICS #152)
Villains: Two alien TV producers (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: The Jaguar encounters two mysterious alien monsters.

Laugh Comics No. 131
February 1962
Story: “Slaves of the Brain” (6 pages)
Editor: John Goldwater
Writer: Robert Bernstein
Artist: John Rosenberger
Feature Character: The Jaguar (next appears in ADVENTURES OF THE JAGUAR #5)
Intro: Skan (only appearance)
Villain: The Brain (first appearance; destroyed in this story)
Synopsis: The Jaguar is summoned to the future to help a race of humans destroy a tyrannical robot computer, the Brain.
 

Adventures of the Jaguar No. 5
March 1962
Cover: Tola and Skaxians trapping Jaguar inside bubble //John Rosenberger
Story: “The Death Ray From Space” (8 pages)
Editor: John Goldwater
Writer: Robert Bernstein
Artist: John Rosenberger
Feature Character: The Jaguar (last appearance in LAUGH #131)
Intro: An alien king and his race (only appearance for all)
Villain: An alien criminal (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: The Jaguar is tricked into bringing a healing ray from an alien world that, in Earth’s environment, turns into a death ray.

Story: “Champion of the Doomed” (12 pages)
Editor: John Goldwater
Writer: Robert Bernstein
Artist: John Rosenberger
Feature Character: The Jaguar
Intro: Hercules, King Augeus, Diomedes, Hippolyte, the Amazons (all of Earth-MLJ; first and only appearance for all)
Villains: Eurystheus, Anteus, the Hydra, the Arcadian Stag, Cerberus (first and only appearance for all), the Nemean Lion (first appearance; dies in this story)
Synopsis: The Jaguar is sent back in time to ancient Greece, where he must perform the twelve labors of Hercules.

Story: “The Jaguar’s Future Wife” (6 pages)
Editor: John Goldwater
Writer: Robert Bernstein
Artist: John Rosenberger
Feature Character: The Jaguar (next appears in LAUGH #133)
Intro: Gloria (only appearance)
Villains: Tola, Skaxians (first and only appearance for all), Cat-Girl (next appears in issue #?)
Synopsis: The queen of an alien world lands on Earth and tries to brainwash the Jaguar into becoming her consort.

Laugh No. 133
Story: “Big Game Hunters From Space” (6 pages)
Editor: John Goldwater
Writer: Robert Bernstein
Artist: John Giunta
Feature Character: The Jaguar (between ADVENTURES OF THE JAGUAR #5 / 6)
Villains: Two alien hunters (first and only appearance for both)
Synopsis: In order to stop two hunters from space from killing Earth animals, the Jaguar becomes their prey instead.

Adventures of the Jaguar No. 6
May 1962
Cover: Cat-Girl throwing beaker at Jaguar and Jill Ross //John Rosenberger
Story: “The Cat Girl’s Rival” (8 pages)
Editor: John Goldwater
Writer: Robert Bernstein
Artist: John Rosenberger
Feature Character: The Jaguar (last appearance in LAUGH #133)
Supporting Character: Jill Ross (first appearance)
Villain: Cat Girl (name spelled without a hyphen as of this story)
Synopsis: The Cat Girl, having fallen in love with the Jaguar, tries to employ an ancient Egyptian love potion to gain his favors, but hallucinates that there is another woman in his life...which turns out to be true.

Story: “The Scourge of the Jaguar” (12 pages)
Editor: John Goldwater
Writer: Robert Bernstein
Artist: John Rosenberger
Feature Character: The Jaguar
Supporting Character: Jill Ross
Villains: Cat Girl (gains new costume and appearance in this story), Colosso (a robot; first and only appearance), Kree-Nal (last appearance in issue #3)
Synopsis: Cat Girl changes her outfit and appearance to try and win the Jaguar’s heart, but finds it tough going.

Story: “The Fire From Space” (6 pages)
Editor: John Goldwater
Writer: Robert Bernstein
Artist: John Rosenberger
Feature Character: The Jaguar (next appears in LAUGH #135)
Villain: The “Fiery Force” (a meteor; first and only appearance)
Synopsis: The Jaguar encounters an animated meteor from space against which his powers seem useless.

Laugh No. 135
June 1962
Story: “The Jaguar’s Riddle” (6 pages)
Editor: John Goldwater
Writer: Robert Bernstein
Artist: John Rosenberger
Feature Character: The Jaguar (between ADVENTURES OF THE JAGUAR #6 / 7)
Intro: Prof. Rance (only appearance)
Villains: The Klodans and their princess and prime minister (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: The Jaguar has been amnesiac for a month, but confronting an alien threat restores his memory of how he travelled to the planet Kloda to answer a princess’s three riddles or to face death.

Adventures of the Jaguar No. 7
July 1962
Cover: Kree-Nal, Jill Ross, Cat Girl, Jaguar, and alien //John Rosenberger
Story: “The Day the Jaguar Stopped Fighting” (8 pages)
Editor: John Goldwater
Writer: Robert Bernstein
Artist: John Rosenberger
Feature Character: The Jaguar
Supporting Character: Jill Ross
Villains: Prof. Keene and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: The Jaguar should be trying to catch rampaging gangs of thieves, but instead all he does is laugh, or eat, or sleep on the job.

Story: “The Jaguar Is Missing” (12 pages)
Editor: John Goldwater
Writer: Robert Bernstein
Artist: John Rosenberger
Feature Character: The Jaguar
Supporting Character: Jill Ross
GS: Cat Girl, Kree-Nal (next appears in PEP #157; both form the Jaguar Rescue Team with Jill Ross in this story)
Villains: Alien invaders, assorted crooks, subterraneans (first and only appearance for all)
Comment: Ralph Hardy celebrates his birthday in this story.
Synopsis: When the Jaguar appears to be missing in action, Jill Ross calls together Kree-Nal and Cat Girl to take over his duties until he is found.

Story: “Great Outer Space Hunt” (6 pages)
Editor: John Goldwater
Writer: Robert Bernstein
Artist: John Rosenberger
Feature Character: The Jaguar
Villain: An alien hunter (first and only appearance)
Comment: This story is patterned after Richard O’Connell’s short story, “The Most Dangerous Game”.
Story: An alien hunter lures the Jaguar to his world to make him the quarry of a hunt.

Adventures of the Jaguar No. 8
September 1962
Cover: Jaguar vs. giant robot //John Rosenberger
Story: “The Jaguar’s Sixth Sense” (8 pages)
Editor: John Goldwater
Writer: Robert Bernstein
Artist: John Rosenberger
Feature Character: The Jaguar
Supporting Character: Jill Ross
Villains: Cat Girl, a robot creature (first appearance; destroyed in this story)
Comment: This issue contains the first letters column.
Synopsis: Cat Girl reduces the Jaguar’s senses to merely human standards while activating a rampaging robot, hoping to become a heroine by defeating it...but doesn’t count on the robot bollixing her plans.

Story: “A Day in the Life of Ralph Hardy” (12 pages)
Editor: John Goldwater
Writer: Robert Bernstein
Artist: John Rosenberger
Feature Character: The Jaguar
Supporting Character: Jill Ross
Intro: Prof. Kryle (only appearance)
Villains: A gang of smugglers, a crook, an electric creature (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: The Jaguar must spend an entire day disguised as Ralph Hardy and stopping crimes and disasters without Jill Ross becoming aware of his double identity (which she already knows).

Story: “A Date With the Jaguar” (5 pages)
Editor: John Goldwater
Writer: Robert Bernstein
Artist: John Rosenberger
Feature Character: The Jaguar (next appears in PEP #157)
Supporting Character: Jill Ross
Villains: Ramon and his accomplice (first and only appearance for both)
Synopsis: Jill Ross enrolls in a charm school to try and attract the Jaguar, not knowing it’s run by a pair of swindlers.

Pep No. 157
September 1962
Story: “The Monster’s Eye” (6 pages)
Editor: John Goldwater
Writer: Robert Bernstein
Artist: John Rosenberger
Feature Character: The Jaguar
GS: Kree-Nal (between ADVENTURES OF THE JAGUAR #7 / 9)
Synopsis: The Jaguar has to summon Kree-Nal to help fight a monster in a hurricane.

Adventures of the Jaguar No. 9
October 1962
Cover: Mineral-Men vs. Jill Ross and the Jaguar //John Rosenberger
Story: “Time Out For Trouble” (8 pages)
Editor: John Goldwater
Writer: Robert Bernstein
Artist: John Rosenberger
Feature Character: The Jaguar
Supporting Character: Jill Ross
Intro: A research team from the future (only appearance)
Synopsis: The Jaguar encounters a group of weird beasts who have their origins in the future.

Story: “The Jaguar’s Last Stand” (12 pages)
Editor: John Goldwater
Writer: Robert Bernstein
Artist: John Rosenberger
Feature Character: The Jaguar
Supporting Character: Jill Ross
GS: Kree-Nal (last appearance in PEP #157; next appears in LAUGH #142), Cat Girl (next appears in issue #11; both appear with Jill Ross as the Jaguar Rescue Team)
Other Character: The Sphinx (last appearance)
Villain: Mineral-Man (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: A metallic alien who is out to consume all the iron on Earth strikes down the Jaguar with his cold-vision power, leaving the Jaguar Rescue Team to handle him.

Story: “The Lady Godiva of Elephants” (5 pages)
Editor: John Goldwater
Writer: Robert Bernstein
Artist: John Rosenberger
Feature Character: The Jaguar (next appears in ADVENTURES OF THE FLY #23)
Supporting Character: Jill Ross
Comment: Shortly after this story, the Jaguar teams up with the Fly and Fly Girl to fight an ice giant in ADVENTURES OF THE FLY #29.
Synopsis: Jumbo the elephant appears to have a crush on Jill Ross, but it’s all a scheme of the Jaguar’s.

Adventures of the Jaguar No. 10
November 1962
Cover: The Jaguar and Jill Ross vs. dinosaurs //John Rosenberger
Story: “The Menace of the Space Pirates” (8 pages)
Editor: John Goldwater
Writer: Robert Bernstein
Artist: John Rosenberger
Feature Character: The Jaguar (last appearance in ADVENTURES OF THE FLY #29)
Intro: Xeronites, Sagittarians, Interstellar Patrol Squad (only appearance for all)
Villains: The Ziks (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: The Jaguar is summoned by interstellar police to solve the mystery of pirated cargo spaceships.

Story: “The Prehistoric Menace” (12 pages)
Editor: John Goldwater
Writer: Robert Bernstein
Artist: John Rosenberger
Feature Character: The Jaguar
Supporting Character: Jill Ross
Intro: Dr. Gendron, Prof. Kuhl, aliens (only appearance for all)
Synopsis: Ralph Hardy and two other scientists come upon an island inhabited by dinosaurs, and the Jaguar goes into action to protect his friends.

Story: “The Curse of the White Tiger” (5 pages)
Editor: John Goldwater
Writer: Robert Bernstein
Artist: John Rosenberger
Feature Character: The Jaguar (next appears in PEP #159)
Villain: A rajah (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: The Jaguar teaches a lesson to a rajah who slaughters tigers for sport.

Laugh No. 140
November 1962
Story: “The Animal Army” (6 pages)
Editor: John Goldwater
Writer: Robert Bernstein
Artist: John Giunta
Feature Character: The Jaguar (last appearance in ADVENTURES OF THE JAGUAR #10; next appears in PEP #159)
Villains: Two hunters (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: When animals’ lives are threatened by the cruel tactics of two big-game hunters, they summon the Jaguar, who organizes them into an army to counterattack their foes.

Pep No. 159
November 1962
Story: “The Jaguar Meets the Gorilla Genius” (6 pages)
Editor: John Goldwater
Writer: Robert Bernstein
Artist: John Giunta
Feature Character: The Jaguar (between LAUGH #140 / 141)
Intro: George (a gorilla; only appearance)
Villains: The Rocket Smuggling Gang (including Buster and Pete; first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: A gang of crooks gets the aid of a genius gorilla to launch a revenge plot against the Jaguar.

Laugh No. 141
December 1962
Story: “The Immortal Alien” (6 pages)
Editor: John Goldwater
Writer: Robert Bernstein
Artist: John Giunta
Feature Character: The Jaguar (last appearance in PEP #159)
Villains: Dr. Bales, Prof. Tyne, Maj. Kress (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: When two scientists claim to have brought back an immortal alien from Easter Island, the Jaguar decides to put their “discovery” to the test.

Laugh No. 142
January 1963
Story: “Terror of the Jungle” (6 pages)
Editor: John Goldwater
Writer: Robert Bernstein
Artist: John Giunta
Feature Character: The Jaguar (next appears in ADVENTURES OF THE JAGUAR #11)
GA: Kree-Nal (between ADVENTURES OF THE JAGUAR #9 / 11)
Intro: The Wabutos (only appearance)
Villain: Frank Finsmith (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: A villainous hunter doses animals with a chemical that causes them to run rampant and even attack the Jaguar.

Adventures of the Jaguar No. 11
February 1963
Cover: Jaguar vs. sea serpent //John Rosenberger
Story: “The Man-Hating Jaguar” (8 pages)
Editor: John Goldwater
Writer: Robert Bernstein
Artist: John Rosenberger
Feature Character: The Jaguar (last appearance in LAUGH #142)
GS: Cat Girl (between issues #9 / 13)
GA: The Fly (between ADVENTURES OF THE FLY #24 / 25)
Synopsis: The Jaguar mysteriously turns into an enemy of humanity, and Cat Girl must learn what has caused his personality change.

Story: “The Jinx of Juno” (12 pages)
Editor: John Goldwater
Writer: Robert Bernstein
Artist: John Rosenberger
Feature Character: The Jaguar (some of family history revealed in this story)
Supporting Character: Jill Ross (next appears in LAUGH #144)
GS: Kree-Nal (last appearance in LAUGH #142; last appearance)
Intro: Bert Hardy (only appearance)
Villain: Jim Spencer and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: Ralph Hardy is invited by his cousin aboard a ship voyage intended to mime that which brought their family ancestors to America, defying a supposed curse on the original vessel.  But when it starts to come true, the Jaguar must make an appearance.

Story: “The Monkey In the Moon” (5 pages)
Editor: John Goldwater
Writer: Robert Bernstein
Artist: John Rosenberger
Feature Character: The Jaguar (next appears in LAUGH #144)
Intro: Alien apes (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: The Jaguar is asked to take a crew of apes to the moon for scientific purposes, and learns that his simian friends have an agenda–and powers–of their own.

Laugh No. 144
March 1963
Story: “The Creatures From Planet RCQQ7" (6 pages)
Editor: John Goldwater
Writer: Robert Bernstein
Artist: John Rosenberger
Feature Character: The Jaguar (between ADVENTURES OF THE JAGUAR #11 / 12)
Supporting Character: Jill Ross (between ADVENTURES OF THE JAGUAR #11 / 12)
Intro: Prof. Kurtz (only appearance)
Synopsis: Jill Ross tries to make contact with an alien planet to help out a professor friend of hers, only to find that it appears the alien she contacts has altered her body to make it resemble his own other-world form.

Adventures of the Jaguar No. 12
May 1963
Cover: Mind Monster vs. Jaguar and Jill Ross //John Rosenberger
Story: “The Girl Who Knew Too Much” (part 1; 8 pages)
 Part 2: “The Jaguar Vs. the Mind Monster” (12 pages)
Editor: John Goldwater
Writer: Robert Bernstein
Artist: John Rosenberger
Feature Character: The Jaguar (last appearance in LAUGH #144)
Supporting Character: Jill Ross (last appearance in LAUGH #144)
Villain: The Mind Monster (first and only appearance)
Comment: In this story, Jill Ross loses her knowledge of the Jaguar’s secret identity.
Synopsis: Depressed when he learns that Jill Ross is privy to his secret identity, the Jaguar must face a super-villain with hyper-mental powers.

Story: “The Giant Jaguar Greeting Cards” (5 pages)
Editor: John Goldwater
Writer: Robert Bernstein
Artist: John Rosenberger
Feature Character: The Jaguar
Villain: Alien invaders (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: A greeting card company unveils an outdoor display of giant metal greeting cards featuring the Jaguar, intended to lure the real Jaguar into a trap.

Adventures of the Jaguar No. 13
August 1963
Cover: The Jaguar vs. the Cat Gang //John Rosenberger
Story: “The Birth of the Cat Gang” (part 1; 8 pages)
 Part 2: “The Jaguar vs. the Cat Gang” (12 pages)
Editor: John Goldwater
Writer: Robert Bernstein
Artist: John Rosenberger
Feature Character: The Jaguar (origin retold in this story)
Supporting Character: Jill Ross
Intro: Joe, Eddie, Commissioner Martin (only appearance for all)
Cameo appearances: Inca Serpent, Sphinx
GS: Cat Girl (as Lydia Fellin; last appearance in issue #11)
Villains: the Cat Gang (including Pete; first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: With the Cat Girl having lost her powers due to exposure to an atomic blast, the Jaguar must find a way of capturing a trio of cat-headed thieves.

Story: “The Menace of the Winged Bull” (5 pages)
Editor: John Goldwater
Writer: Robert Bernstein
Artist: John Rosenberger
Feature Character: The Jaguar
Villains: The Black Knights (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: In a foreign land, the Jaguar unravels the mystery of a giant flying bull.

Adventures of the Jaguar No. 14
September 1963
Cover: Jaguar flying towards falling car //John Rosenberger
Story: “‘Kick’ of the Month Club” (part 1; 8 pages)
 Part 2: “The Jaguar’s Sinister Safari” (12 pages)
Editor: John Goldwater
Writer: Robert Bernstein
Artist: John Rosenberger
Feature Character: The Jaguar
GS: Cat Girl (as Lydia Fellin; next appears in THE FLY #9)
Supporting Character: Jill Ross
Intro: The Kick of the Month Club (including Ben Tryon), Kurt Krass (only appearance for all)
Villain: Ted Rand (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: The Jaguar is tipped off by Lydia Fellin to the existence of the Kick of the Month Club, a group of spoiled socialites who get their thrills by daring death.

Story: “The Teen-Age Jaguar” (5 pages)
Editor: John Goldwater
Writer: Robert Bernstein
Artist: John Giunta
Feature Character: The Jaguar (next appears in PEP #168)
Intro: Prof. Kurtz (only appearance)
Villains: The Dragons A. C. (including Mike; first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: After accidentally being turned into a teenager for a time, the Jaguar goes to straighten out a group of juvenile delinquents.

Pep No. 168
September 1963
Story: “The Return of the White Jaguar” (6 pages)
Editor: John Goldwater
Writer: Robert Bernstein
Artist: John Roseberger
Feature Character: The Jaguar (between ADVENTURES OF THE JAGUAR #14 / 15;  origin retold in part)
Villains: Miguel, Pedro, Juan (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: When South American bandits steal Ralph Hardy’s Jaguar belt, he must return to the Temple of the Jaguar to gain aid to get it back.
 

Adventures of the Jaguar No. 15
November 1963
Cover: Jaguar vs. Human Octopus //John Giunta
Story: “Mutiny on the Doomsday” (8 pages)
Editor: John Goldwater
Writer: Robert Bernstein
Artist: John Rosenberger
Feature Character: The Jaguar (last appearance in PEP #168)
Intro: Jim and other actors (only appearance for all)
Villain: Calvin Cook and his gang (including Scar; first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: The Jaguar must protect a crew of actors from the life-threatening demands of a tyrannical movie director.

Story: “The Prisoner of the Prehistoric Gangsters” (12 pages)
Editor: John Goldwater
Writer: Robert Bernstein
Artist: John Rosenberger
Feature Character: The Jaguar
Supporting Character: Jill Ross (last appearance)
Villains: Ace Voyle and his gang, Brack (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: The Jaguar is stranded in prehistoric times with a gang of crooks.

Story: “The Jaguar Vs. the Human Octopus” (5 pages)
Editor: John Goldwater
Writer: Robert Bernstein
Artist: John Giunta
Feature Character: The Jaguar (next appears in MIGHTY CRUSADERS #4)
Villains: The Human Octopus (Rod Roscoe) and his gang (first and only appearance for all)
Comments: This is the last issue of ADVENTURES OF THE JAGUAR.
 Sometime after this story, the Jaguar teams with the Mighty Crusaders and other heroes to fight the Wizard and the Hangman in MIGHTY CRUSADERS #4, then briefly joins the Terrific Three and helps the Mighty Crusaders and Ultra-Men fight the Spider and the Nameless One in MIGHTY CRUSADERS #5, then joins the Mighty Crusaders and appears in MIGHTY CRUSADERS (2nd series) #1-5, 7-9.
Synopsis: The radiations of a giant black pearl change a crook into a Human Octopus with the power of all sea life, with which he challenges the Jaguar.

The Fly No. 4
December 1983
Story: “Renewal” (12 pages)
Editor: Rich Buckler
Writer: Chas Ward
Artist: Vicatan
Feature Character: The Jaguar (last appearance in MIGHTY CRUSADERS (2nd series) #9; origin details revealed)
Supporting Characters: Prof. John Nightspore, Catherine Tarascan (first appearance for both)
Cameo appearance: Tezcatlipoca, Quetzalcoatl
Comment: Story continues in next issue.
Synopsis: With his powers waning, the Jaguar learns that a strange shrine in Mexico may hold the secret of their renewal.

The Fly No. 5
February 1984
Story: [untitled] (9 pages)
Editor: Rich Buckler
Writer: Chas Ward
Artist: Vicatan
Feature Character: The Jaguar
Supporting Characters: John Nightspore, Catherine Tarascan
Intro: Dr. Franc Copan, Joan, Carlos, Bettina
Villains: Jaguar cultists (first appearance)
Comment: Story continues in next issue.
Synopsis: With his powers renewed, the Jaguar learns from Catherine of a sacrificial cult he must oppose.

The Fly No. 6
April 1984
Story: [untitled] (8 pages)
Editor: Rich Buckler
Writer: Chas Ward
Artist: Vicatan
Feature Character: The Jaguar
Supporting Characters: John Nightspore, Catherine Tarascan
Intro: Chris Gore, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Gore (only appearance for all)
Villains: Jaguar cultists
Comment: Story continues in next issue.
Synopsis: While rescuing a dog from a well, the Jaguar gets an image of Catherine trapped by cultists.

The Fly No. 7
June 1984
Story: “Sacrifice” (10 pages)
Editor: Robin Snyder
Writer: Chas Ward
Artist: Vicatan
Colorist: Barry Grossman
Feature Character: The Jaguar
Supporting Characters: John Nightspore, Catherine Tarascan
Villains: Jaguar cultists (last appearance)
Comment: Story continues in next issue.
Synopsis: The Jaguar must travel through a mirror to save Catherine from being sacrificed.

The Fly No. 8
August 1984
Story: “The Conclusion” (5 pages)
Editor: Robin Snyder
Writer: Chas Ward
Artist: Steve Ditko
Feature Character: The Jaguar
Supporting Characters: John Nightspore, Catherine Tarascan
Villain: A cultist (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: While the Jaguar struggles to reunite his soul, a cultist prepares to kill him.

The Fly No. 9
October 1984
Story: [untitled] (10 pages)
Editor: Robin Snyder
Writer: Chas Ward
Penciller: Dick Ayers
Inker: Steve Ditko
Feature Character: The Jaguar (next appears in MIGHTY CRUSADERS (2nd series) #10)
GS: Cat Girl (last appearance in ADVENTURES OF THE JAGUAR #14; last appearance)
Supporting Characters: John Nightspore, Catherine Tarascan (last appearance for both)
Villains: Fuad Nodrog Ramses (first and only appearance; probably dies in this story), Bori (first and only appearance)
Comment: Shortly after this story the Jaguar helps the Mighty Crusaders fight DELTA in MIGHTY CRUSADERS (2nd series) #10, then teams up with the Web in BLUE RIBBON COMICS V. 2 #4, then helps the Mighty Crusaders fight the Brain Emperor in MIGHTY CRUSADERS (2nd series) #11.
Synopsis: The Jaguar tries to help Cat Girl keep a book of magic out of the hands of a Middle Eastern sorceror.

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