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 Kamandi

NOTE: Most Kamandi stories from issues #1-40 have the story title as the second chapter title.  I've moved the title back to chapter 1 in these issues for the sake of simplicity.

Kamandi No. 1
Oct.-Nov. 1972
Cover: Kamandi in inflatable boat, rowing past half-sunken Statue of Liberty //Jack Kirby / Mike Royer
Story: "The Last Boy on Earth" (Chapter 1; 6 pages)
 Chapter 2: "A Wolf" (8 pages)
 Chapter 3: "The Royal City Kennels" (8 pages)
Editor, writer, penciller: Jack Kirby
Inker, letterer: Mike Royer
Feature Character: Kamandi (first appearance; last chronological appearance in issue #49 flashback; origin revealed (in part))
Intro: Buddy Blank (Omac; last chronological appearance in issue #49 flashback; Kamandi's grandfather; dies in this story)
Supporting Characters: Dr. Canus (first appearance; last chronological appearance in flashback in issue #57), Ben Boxer (first appearance; last chronological appearance in flashback in issue #10)
Villains: Fen, Stek, and another man-wolf (first appearance for all; all die in this story), Great Caesar (first appearance; last chronological appearance in flashback in issue #57;  next appears in issue #4) and his tiger troops, leopard troops (first appearance for all)
Comments: Several concepts for the Kamandi series were taken from the PLANET OF THE APES movies.
 This issue also contains a one-page feature, "Kamandi's Continent", by Kirby and Royer,  a map of future North America, and a 1 page text article, "The Time Capsule", by Mark Evanier and Steve Sherman.
 In issue #50, it is confirmed that the old man who is Kamandi's grandfather was once Omac.
Synopsis: In an alternate future, animals have been mutated into intelligent bipeds and men have become hunted beasts.  Kamandi, a blonde human youth, sees his grandfather killed by wolf-men, kills the wolves in return, and falls into the hands of Great Caesar, a tiger in charge of troops.  Caesar turns him over to Dr. Canus, a dog-scientist, who discovers that Kamandi has knowledge of ancient weapons and machinery, vows to help him, and introduces him to Ben Boxer, a human mutant with radioactive body chemistry who can change his body into living metal.

Kamandi No. 2
Dec. 1972 / Jan. 1973
Cover: Kamandi vs. rat-men //Jack Kirby / Mike Royer
Story: "Year of the Rat" (Chapter 1; 6 pages)
 Chapter 2: "A Short Day's Journey Into Death" (10 pages)
 Chapter 3: "Ordeal" (6 pages)
Editor, writer, penciller: Jack Kirby
Inker, letterer: Mike Royer
Feature Character: Kamandi
Supporting Characters: Dr. Canus (next appears in issue #14), Ben Boxer, Renzi (named in next issue; first appearance; last chronological appearance in flashback in issue #10),  Steve (first appearance; last chronological appearance in flashback in issue #10; next appears in issue #9)
Villains: Tiger troops, rat-men (first appearance; some die in this story)
Synopsis: Kamandi has a battle with tiger troops, forcing Canus to send him and Ben Boxer away.  They are soon captured by a gang of scavenging rat-men who imprison them, and have to battle their way free.

Kamandi No. 3
February 1973
Cover: Kamandi vs. Chaaku //Jack Kirby / Mike Royer
Story: "The Thing That Grew on the Moon" (chapter 1; 5 pages)
 Chapter 2 (7 pages)
 Chapter 3: "Encounter With Death" (10 pages)
Editor, writer, penciller: Jack Kirby
Inker, letterer: Mike Royer
Feature Character: Kamandi
Supporting Characters: Ben Boxer, Renzi
Villains: Chaaku (first appearance; dies in this story), Traaka, the Rock-Buster (first and only appearance for both), gorilla-men (first appearance)
Synopsis: Kamandi is captured by gorilla-men, and one of their warriors, Chaaku, demands the right to own him.

Kamandi No. 4
March 1973
Cover: Kamandi swinging away from tiger troops in car //Jack Kirby / Mike Royer
Story: "The Devil's Arena" (chapter 1; 4 pages)
 Chapter 2 (14 pages)
 Chapter 3: "The Waiting Secret" (4 pages)
Editor, writer, penciller: Jack Kirby
Inker, letterer: Mike Royer
Feature Character: Kamandi
Supporting Characters: Ben Boxer, Renzi (both next appear in issue #8)
Cameo appearance: The Demon (on an old comic book cover)
Intro: Tuftan (son of Great Caesar)
Villains: Gorilla-men, tiger troops, Great Caesar (last appearance in issue #1)
Synopsis: Kamandi and the son of Caesar are captured by gorilla soldiers, but Caesar comes with his troops to fight for their escape.

Kamandi No. 5
April 1973
Cover: Great Caesar and tiger troops watching Kamandi fight gorilla in arena //Jack Kirby / Mike Royer
Story: "The One-Armed Bandit" (chapter 1; 5 pages)
 Chapter 2 (6 pages)
 Chapter 3: "Killing Grounds" (8 pages)
 Chapter 4: "Gamble With Death" (4 pages)
Editor, writer, penciller: Jack Kirby
Inker, letterer: Mike Royer
Feature Character: Kamandi
Supporting Character: Tuftan (next appears in issue #14)
Intro:  Flower
Villains: Great Caesar, tiger-troops, gorillas
Synopsis: Kamandi is caught by Caesar and, over Tuftan's objections, forced to fight a gorilla gladiator in the arena.

Kamandi No. 6
June 1973
Cover: Kamandi and Flower bound as prisoners of the Lion Men //Jack Kirby / Mike Royer
Story: "Flower" (chapter 1; 6 pages)
 Chapter 2 (5 pages)
 Chapter 3: "People Hunters" (5 pages)
 Chapter 4: "Death" (7 pages)
Editor, writer, penciller: Jack Kirby
Inker, letterer: Mike Royer
Feature Character: Kamandi
Other character: Flower (dies in this story)
Intro: Sultin and his Lion Men (only appearance for all)
Villains: Puma men (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: Kamandi seeks to protect Flower from puma men, who wish to recapture her for a zoo.
On his side are a group of cycle-riding lion men, who seek to protect "wild animals" like Kamandi and Flower from poachers.

Kamandi No. 7
July 1973
Cove: Kamandi menaced by Tiny's paw //Jack Kirby / Mike Royer
Story: "The Monster Fetish" (Chapter 1; 4 pages)
 Chapter 2 (9 pages)
 Chapter 3: "The United States of Lions" (7 pages)
Editor, writer, penciller: Jack Kirby
Inker, letterer: Mike Royer
Feature Character: Kamandi
Other characters: Sultin and his Lion Men
Intro: Tiny (a giant ape; dies in this story)
Villains: A gorilla shaman (first and only appearance), gorillas
Comment: Several elements of this story are taken from the movie KING KONG.
Synopsis: Kamandi is captured by gorillas who seek to regain their "fetish", a giant talking ape named Tiny, from the Lion Men.

Kamandi No. 8
August 1973
Cover: Kamandi chased by Lion Men among statues of Richard Nixon, Jack Kennedy, and Lyndon Johnson //Jack Kirby / Mike Royer
Story: "Beyond Reason" (chapter 1; 4 pages)
 Chapter 2 (6 pages)
 Chapter 3: "The Return of Ben Boxer" (10 pages)
Editor, writer, penciller: Jack Kirby
Inker, letterer: Mike Royer
Feature Character: Kamandi
Supporting Characters: Ben Boxer, Renzi (last appearance for both in issue #4)
Other characters: Sultin and his Lion Men (next appear in issue #41)
Cameo appearances: Richard Nixon, Lyndon Johnson, Dwight Eisenhower, John Kennedy (as busts), Abraham Lincoln (as a statue)
Villains: Bear-men (first appearance)
Synopsis: A chance fracas with a pet human puts Kamandi on the wrong side of authority in the Lion-Men's realm, so Sultin sends him away, where he meets marauding bear-men...and Ben Boxer and Renzi.

Kamandi No. 9
September 1973
Cover: Kamandi, Ben Boxer, Renzi, and Steve in balloon vs. bat-men //Jack Kirby / Mike Royer
Story: "Tracking Site" (chapter 1; 5 pages)
 Chapter 2 (5 pages)
 Chapter 3: "Murdering Misfit" (10 pages)
Editor, writer, penciller: Jack Kirby
Inker, letterer: Mike Royer
Feature Character: Kamandi
Supporting Characters: Ben Boxer, Renzi
Other Character: Steve (last appearance in issue #2)
Villains: Bat-men, Serviteks, the Misfit (first appearance for all)
Comment: Story continues in next issue.
Synopsis: Kamandi goes with Ben Boxer, Renzi, and Steve to their hovering globe-home over South America, but they discover that it has been taken over by a dwindled mutant, the Misfit, who threatens to release a germ that could wipe out life on Earth.

Kamandi No. 10
October 1973
Cover: Kamandi and Ben Boxer vs. Bat-men //Jack Kirby / Mike Royer
Story: "Killer Germ" (chapter 1; 5 pages)
 Chapter 2 (8 pages)
 Chapter 3: "Them Or Us" (7 pages)
Editor, writer, penciller: Jack Kirby
Inker, letterer: Mike Royer
Feature Character: Kamandi
Supporting Characters: Ben Boxer (origin revealed in this story; see also flashbacks in issues #55, 56), Renzi, Steve
Intro: Dr. Hiram Boxer (in flashback; Ben Boxer's father; last chronological appearance in flashback in issue #56; dies in this story)
Villains: The Misfit, the bat-men (all die in this story; bat-men next appear in issue #52)
Comment: Story continues from last issue.
Synopsis: As Kamandi battles the bat-men and is endangered by the Misfit's threat of the morticoccus germ, he learns the origin of Ben Boxer and his two friends.

Kamandi No. 11
November 1973
Cover: Captain Bli and his leopard-men in boat, fishing Kamandi from ocean //Jack Kirby / Mike Royer
Story: "The Devil" (chapter 1; 4 pages)
 Chapter 2 (6 pages)
 Chapter 3: "Sacker's Department Store" (6 pages)
 Chapter 4: "Unmasked Terror" (4 pages)
Editor, writer, penciller: Jack Kirby
Inker, letterer: Mike Royer
Feature Character: Kamandi
Supporting Characters: Ben Boxer, Renzi, Steve (all next appear in issue #22)
Intro:  the "Devil" (named Kliklik in next issue; a giant insect)
Villains: Captain Bli, the Sacker's Company, (first appearance for all), leopards
Comment: Story continues in next issue.
Synopsis: Kamandi is separated from his friends, lost at sea, and captured by seafaring leopards who take him to their backers, the Sacker's Company.  After escaping, Kamandi comes face to face with the "Devil" the leopards have also captured--a giant insect.

Kamandi No. 12
December 1973
Cover: Kamandi, the "Devil", and leopards //Jack Kirby / Mike Royer
Story: "The Devil and Mister Sacker" (chapter 1; 3 pages)
 Chapter 2 (6 pages)
 Chapter 3: "The Beautiful Dead" (11 pages)
Editor, writer, penciller: Jack Kirby
Inker, letterer: Mike Royer
Feature Character: Kamandi
Supporting Character: Spirit (sister of Flower; first appearance)
Other Character: Kliklak (the "Devil")
Cameo appearances: Adolf Hitler, Nefertiti (as sculptures)
Villains: Mr. Sacker (first appearance; next appears in issue #15), Bull Bantam (first appearance), leopards, the Sacker's Company
Comment: Story continues in next issue.
Synopsis: Kamandi makes friends with the "Devil", meets and befriends Spirit, the sister of the late Flower, and learns he is to race on the giant insect against Bull Bantam, who has designs on the girl.

Kamandi No. 13
January 1974
Cover: Leopards throwing Kamandi in with Spirit and human prisoners //Jack Kirby / Mike Royer
Story: "Hell At Hialeah" (chapter 1; 4 pages)
 Chapter 2 (7 pages)
 Chapter 3: "Death and the Devil" (9 pages)

Editor, writer, penciller: Jack Kirby
Inker, letterer: Mike Royer
Feature Character: Kamandi
Supporting Character: Spirit
Other Character: Kliklik (the "Devil")
Villains: Bull Bantam, leopards, the Sacker's Company
Comment: Story continues in next issue.
Synopsis: Kamandi tries to escape with Kliklik from the Hialeah race track, but finds he will have to compete in a race to the death with Bull Bantam.

Kamandi No. 14
February 1974
Cover: Bull Bantam and his mount vs. Kamandi and Kliklik //Jack Kirby / Mike Royer
Story: "Winner Take All" (chapter 1; 5 pages)
 Chapter 2 (9 pages)
 Chapter 3: "The Last Mile" (6 pages)
Editor, writer, penciller: Jack Kirby
Inker, letterer: Mike Royer
Feature Character: Kamandi
Supporting Characters: Spirit, Dr. Canus (last appearance in issue #2), Tuftan (last appearance in issue #5)
Other character: Kliklik (the "Devil"; dies in this issue)
Villains: Bull Bantam, leopards, Sacker's Company
Comment: Story continues in part in next issue.
Synopsis: Kamandi engages in the final race against Bull Bantam, who has wounded his mount Kliklik.

Kamandi No. 15
March 1974
Cover: Kamandi watching "Plumbers' Squad" condemn Tuftan and Dr. Canus //Jack Kirby / Mike Royer
Story: "The Watergate Secrets" (chapter 1; 5 pages)
 Chapter 2 (8 pages)
 Chapter 3: "Screaming Spirits" (7 pages)
Editor, writer, penciller: Jack Kirby
Inker, letterer: Mike Royer
Feature Character: Kamandi
Supporting Characters: Tuftan, Spirit (next appears in issue #47), Dr. Canus
Other characters: Tiger troops
Villains: Mr. Sacker (between issues #12 / 44), the "Plumbers' Squad" (apes; first and only appearance; some die in this story; chronologically earlier appearance of Watergate apes in flashback in issue #43)
Comment: Kamandi sings lyrics from the Beatles' "Yellow Submarine" in this story.
Synopsis: Dr. Canus and Tuftan make a deal with Mr. Sacker for Kamandi's release: they must go with Tuftan's troops in search of the legendary Watergate Tapes.

Kamandi No. 16
April 1974
Cover: Kamandi and human prisoners facing apes //Jack Kirby / Mike Royer
Story: "The Hospital" (chapter 1; 4 pages)
 Chapter 2 (6 pages)
 Chapter 3: "Doomsday Present" (5 pages)
 Chapter 4: "The Gift" (5 pages)
Editor, writer, penciller: Jack Kirby
Inkers, letterers: Mike Royer, D. Bruce Berry
Feature Character: Kamandi
Supporting Character: Tuftan
Intro: Dr. Michael Grant (no actual appearance; as writer of a diary; only appearance),  Prof. Hanuman
Origin: the Great Disaster (details about Cortexin revealed in this story)
Other characters: Tiger troops
Villains: Apes
Synopsis: An ape doctor who encounters Kamandi knows of Cortexin, the chemical which stimulated evolution and intelligence in animals and turned them into parahumans.

Kamandi No. 17
May 1974
Cover: Apes lowering Kamandi towards clawed hands of gophers //Jack Kirby / D. Bruce Berry
Story: "The Human Gophers of Ohio" (chapter 1; 4 pages)
 Chapter 2 (6 pages)
 Chapter 3: "Vanishville" (10 pages)
Editor, writer, penciller: Jack Kirby
Inker, letterer: D. Bruce Berry
Feature Character: Kamandi
Supporting Characters: Dr. Canus, Tuftan (both next appear in issue #31)
Intro: Gopher people
Villains: Sgt. Ugash (first appearance), apes
Synopsis: Kamandi is captured by apes and given to the gopher tribes that live below the surface of Ohio.

Kamandi No. 18
June 1974
Cover: Kamandi, ape, and the Eater //Jack Kirby / D. Bruce Berry
Story: "The Eater" (chapter 1; 4 pages)
 Chapter 2 (6 pages)
 Chapter 3: "As the Worm Turns" (4 pages)
 Chapter 4: "In Sudden Flame" (6 pages)
Editor, writer, penciller: Jack Kirby
Inker, letterer: D. Bruce Berry
Feature Character: Kamandi
Other characters: Gopher people
Villains: The Eater (a giant worm; first appearance; dies in this story), Sgt. Ugash, apes
Synopsis: Kamandi uses a giant worm called the Eater against the apes.

Kamandi No. 19
July 1974
Cover: Kamandi and gangsters in car vs. apes //Jack Kirby / D. Bruce Berry
Story: "The Last Gang in Chicago" (chapter 1; 5 pages)
 Chapter 2 (6 pages)
 Chapter 3: "Slaughter on Michigan Avenue" (9 pages)
Editor, writer, penciller: Jack Kirby
Inker, letterer: D. Bruce Berry
Feature Character: Kamandi
Intro: Gentleman George, Fingers, Chug-Chug, Knuckles (only appearance for all), and other robot gangsters
Villains: Sgt. Ugash, apes
Comment: Story continues in next issue.
Synopsis: Kamandi, in Chicago, meets a horde of robot gangsters as Sgt. Ugash and his apes invade the town.

Kamandi No. 20
August 1974
Cover: Kamandi leaving wreckage of Chicago //Jack Kirby / D. Bruce Berry
Story: "The Electric Chair" (chapter 1; 4 pages)
 Chapter 2 (5 pages)
 Chapter 3: "Someone Hidden, Someone Deadly" (7 pages)
 Chapter 4: "Truth" (4 pages)
Editor, writer, penciller: Jack Kirby
Inker, letterer: D. Bruce Berry
Feature Character: Kamandi
Intro: Killer Kraus (a robot; destroyed in this story)
Other characters: Robot gangsters (last appearance)
Villains: Sgt. Ugash, apes
Synopsis: Kamandi tries to stop Sgt. Ugash from being executed in the electric chair and learns the secret behind the robot gangsters of Chicago.

Kamandi No. 21
September 1974
Cover: Kamandi vs. giant crab //Jack Kirby / D. Bruce Berry
Story: "The Fish" (chapter 1; 3 pages)
 Chapter 2 (5 pages)
 Chapter 3: "A Legacy of Living Terror" (6 pages)
 Chapter 4: "The One Who Kills" (6 pages)
Editor, writer, penciller: Jack Kirby
Inker, letterer: D. Bruce Berry
Feature Character: Kamandi
Intro: Ahab, Inspector Zeel (a dolphin)
Villains: A tribe of savages (first and only appearance), the Red Baron's men (first appearance)
Synopsis: Kamandi meets a talking dolphin and his manservant Ahab near a place called Monster Lake.

Kamandi No. 22
October 1974
Cover: Kamandi and Ben Boxer in bathyscaph, watching Red Baron fire missles at dolphins //Jack Kirby / D. Bruce Berry
Story: "The Red Baron" (chapter 1; 3 pages)
 Chapter 2 (5 pages)
 Chapter 3: "The Way of the Dolphins" (7 pages)
 Chapter 4: "Hit-Run Killer" (5 pages)
Editor, writer, penciller: Jack Kirby
Inker, letterer: D. Bruce Berry
Feature Character: Kamandi
Supporting Characters: Ben Boxer, Steve, Renzi (last appearance for all in issue #11)
Other characters: Ahab, Inspector Zeel
Intro: Teela (a dolphin; dies in this story), other dolphins and squires (trained humans)
Villains: The Red Baron (first appearance) and his men
Synopsis: Kamandi is found by Ben Boxer and his two companions, and all of them learn of a fantastic society of dolphins in which humans are trained as "squires". But all is endangered by the attack of the Red Baron.

Kamandi No. 23
November 1974
Cover: Kamandi vs. Killer whale //Jack Kirby / D. Bruce Berry
Story: "Kamandi and Goliath" (chapter 1; 4 pages)
 Chapter 2 (7 pages)
 Chapter 3: "At Any Cost" (5 pages)
 Chapter 4: "Moby Death" (4 pages)
Editor, writer, penciller: Jack Kirby
Inker, letterer: D. Bruce Berry
Feature Character: Kamandi
Supporting Characters: Ben Boxer, Steve, Renzi
Other Characters: Ahab (dies in this story), Inspector Zeel, dolphins
Villains: The Red Baron (dies in this story), a killer whale (first appearance)
Synopsis: Kamandi and company go after the Red Baron, who has already killed Inspector Zeel's squire Ahab.

Kamandi No. 24
December 1974
Cover: Flim-Flam watching Kamandi enter haunted house //Jack Kirby / D. Bruce Berry
Story: "The Exorcism" (chapter 1; 4 pages)
 Chapter 2 (6 pages)
 Chapter 3: "Evil One" (6 pages)
 Chapter 4: "The Fatal Secret" (4 pages)
Editor, writer, penciller: Jack Kirby
Inker, letterer: D. Bruce Berry
Feature Character: Kamandi
Intro: Flim-Flam, Jukie, Lukie, Dukie
Villain: The Curse (a psychic cat; first and only appearance)
Synopsis: Kamandi joins a band of humans who enter a house that appears to be possessed by something the others call "the Curse".

Kamandi No. 25
January 1975
Cover: Kamandi and Flim-Flam vs. flying sharks //Jack Kirby / D. Bruce Berry
Story: "Freak Show" (chapter 1; 4 pages)
 Chapter 2 (4 pages)
 Chapter 3: "To Rage Upon the Land" (6 pages)
 Chapter 4: "The Ultimate Fear" (6 pages)
Editor, writer, penciller: Jack Kirby
Inker, letterer: D. Bruce Berry
Feature Character: Kamandi
Supporting Characters: Ben Boxer, Steve, Renzi
Other characters: Flim-Flam, Jukie, Lukie, and Dukie
Synopsis: Ben Boxer and his two fellow mutants return, and Kamandi and his newfound friends must face the danger of mutated sealife.

Kamandi No. 26
February 1975
Cover: Leopards on combine chasing Kamandi //Jack Kirby / D. Bruce Berry
Story: "The Heights of Abraham" (chapter 1; 5 pages)
 Chapter 2 (5 pages)
 Chapter 3: "Dominion of the Devils" (10 pages)
Editor, writer, penciller: Jack Kirby
Inker, letterer: D. Bruce Berry
Feature Character: Kamandi
Supporting Characters: Ben Boxer, Steve, Renzi (latter two next appear in issue #52)
Other characters: Flim-Flam, Jukie, Lukie, and Dukie
Intro: Captain Pypar and Aborigine (a giant ant)
Villains: The Sacker's Company, leopards
Synopsis: Kamandi and Ben Boxer make it over the radiation area into the "dominion of the devils", where the Sacker's Company leopards are laying waste to the environiment.

Kamandi No. 27
March 1975
Cover: Kamandi with gun, surrounded by armed leopards //Jack Kirby / D. Bruce Berry
Story: "Mad Marine" (chapter 1; 4 pages)
 Chapter 2 (6 pages)
 Chapter 3: "The Ravagers" (5 pages)
 Chapter 4: "Prelude to Fury" (5 pages)
Editor, writer, penciller: Jack Kirby
Inker, letterer: D. Bruce Berry
Feature Character: Kamandi
Supporting Character: Ben Boxer
Other characters: Captain Pypar, Aborigine
Intro: Brittaneks (bulldogs)
Villains: Leopards, Sacker's Company
Synopsis: Captain Pypar leads Kamandi and Ben Boxer in a charge against the Sacker's Company leopards.

Kamandi No. 28
April 1975
Cover: Kamandi standing amidst fallen bulldogs on battlefield //Jack Kirby / D. Bruce Berry
Story: "Enforce the Atlantic Testament" (chapter 1; 4 pages)
 Chapter 2 (7 pages)
 Chapter 3: "Murder Alley" (9 pages)
Editor, writer, penciller: Jack Kirby
Inker, letterer: D. Bruce Berry
Feature Character: Kamandi
Supporting Character: Ben Boxer
Other Characters: Captain Pypar, Aborigine, Brittaneks
Intro: Germaneks, Napoleoneks, Garibaldeks, Spandars, Greks, Torks (with the Brittaneks, form the Band of Brothers)
Villains: Leopards, Sacker's Company
Synopsis: With the lives of Captain Pypar and his Brittaneks at stake, Kamandi and Ben Boxer attack the Sacker's Company forces.

Kamandi No. 29
May 1975
Cover: Kamandi vs. Zuma near Superman uniform //Jack Kirby / D. Bruce Berry
Story: "Mighty One" (chapter 1; 4 pages)
 Chapter 2: "The Legend" (6 pages)
 Chapter 3: "Deceive Or Die" (5 pages)
 Chapter 4: "Save the Super-Suit" (5 pages)
Editor, writer, penciller: Jack Kirby
Inker, letterer: D. Bruce Berry
Feature Character: Kamandi (next appears in BRAVE AND THE BOLD #120)
Supporting Character: Ben Boxer
Intro: A tribe of apes
Cameo appearance: Superman (in a bas-relief)
Villain: Zuma (first appearance; dies in this story)
Comment: Even though this story establishes Kamandi's world as an alternate future of Earth-One, SUPERMAN #295 explains how Superman lost his costume in their timeline and eventually regained it.
 Even though next issue appears to begin just after this one, actually about a month passes, during which time Kamandi is separated from Ben Boxer but is aided by a time-travelling Batman in fighting Gorgo near Mt. Rushmore in BRAVE AND THE BOLD #120.  Afterward, Kamandi catches up with Ben Boxer again and they begin their travels anew.
Synopsis: Kamandi and Ben Boxer find a tribe of apes who explain that an ancient hero whom they call Mighty One constructed the new continent between Europe and America to cap volcanoes, and they believe Ben may be the Mighty One returned.

Kamandi No. 30
June 1975
Cover: Kamandi and Ben Boxer among relics of human civilization //Jack Kirby / D. Bruce Berry
Story: "U.F.O.  The Wildest Trip Ever" (chapter 1; 4 pages)
 Chapter 2 (7 pages)
 Chapter 3: "The Door" (7 pages)
Editor, writer, penciller: Jack Kirby
Inker, letterer: D. Bruce Berry
Feature Character: Kamandi (last appearance in BRAVE AND THE BOLD #120)
Supporting Character: Ben Boxer
Villain: "Me" (an energy being from Ziranda; first appearance; last chronological appearance in flashback in issue #38; named in next issue)
Synopsis: Kamandi and Ben Boxer are kidnapped by a flying saucer which takes them to a site which appears to be a junkyard of the past.

Kamandi No. 31
July 1975
Cover: Kamandi, giant Ben Boxer, and leopards //Jack Kirby / D. Bruce Berry
Story: "The Gulliver Effect" (chapter 1; 4 pages)
 Chapter 2 (6 pages)
 Chapter 3: "It's Alive" (8 pages)
Editor, writer, penciller: Jack Kirby
Inker, letterer: D. Bruce Berry
Feature Character: Kamandi
Supporting Characters: Ben Boxer, Dr. Canus, Tuftan (last appearance of latter two in issue #17)
Other characters: Tiger troops
Villain: "Me"
Synopsis: Ben Boxer has been turned into a metal giant by his absorption of radiation and, possessed by an evil energy being, rampages against Kamandi, Dr. Canus, and Tuftan.

Kamandi No. 32
August 1975
Cover: Kamandi and sand-being vs. gorilla commandoes; Kamandi rowing past Statue of Liberty (two vignettes; second taken from cover of issue #1) //Jack Kirby / D. Bruce Berry
Story: "Me" (chapter 1; 2 pages)
 Chapter 2 (8 pages)
 Chapter 3: "No Chance" (6 pages)
 Chapter 4: "Satan In the Sand" (7 pages)
Editor, writer, penciller: Jack Kirby
Inker, letterer: D. Bruce Berry
Feature Character: Kamandi
Supporting Characters: Ben Boxer, Dr. Canus, Tuftan
Other characters: "Me", leopards
Villains: Ramjam, gorilla commandoes (first appearance for all)
Comments: This issue also contains a 4-page article, "Jack Kirby--the Man With a Pencil", by Steve Sherman.
 This is a giant-sized issue.
Synopsis: When gorilla commandoes attack Kamandi and his friends, it takes a giant sand-being to help turn the tide of battle.

Story: "The Last Boy On Earth" (from KAMANDI #1)

Kamandi No. 33
September 1975
Cover: Kamandi, Dr. Canus, and Pyra's shadow //Jack Kirby / D. Bruce Berry
Story: "Blood and Fire" (chapter 1; 2 pages)
 Chapter 2 (7 pages)
 Chapter 3: "The Birth Bag" (9 pages)
Editor, writer, penciller: Jack Kirby
Inker, letterer: D. Bruce Berry
Feature Character: Kamandi
Supporting Characters: Ben Boxer, Tuftan, Dr. Canus, Pyra (formerly "Me"; first appearance; named in next issue)
Other characters: Tiger troops
Villains: Ramjam, gorilla commandoes
Synopsis: While Tuftan and Ben Boxer wage a naval war with Ramjam and his gorillas, Kamandi and Dr. Canus set about building a body for the energy creature.

Kamandi No. 34
October 1975
Cover: Kamandi vs. tiger troops //Joe Kubert (signed)
Story: "Pretty Pyra" (chapter 1; 4 pages)
 Chapter 2 (5 pages)
 Chapter 3: "Thing From Outer Space" (9 pages)
Editor: Gerry Conway
Writer, penciller: Jack Kirby
Inker, letterer: D. Bruce Berry
Feature Character: Kamandi
Supporting Characters: Ben Boxer, Dr. Canus, Tuftan, Pyra
Other characters: Tiger troops
Villains: Ramjam (next appears in issue #52), gorilla commandoes
Synopsis: Pyra, the female version of the energy-being, emerges as Kamandi and Dr. Canus take her spacecraft and try to turn the battle against Ramjam and his forces.

Kamandi No. 35
November 1975
Cover: Dr. Canus, Kamandi, and mutated Leonid Vassilov //Joe Kubert (signed)
Story: "The Soyuz Survivor" (chapter 1; 4 pages)
 Chapter 2 (5 pages)
 Chapter 3: "The Thing That Came Out" (9 pages)
Editor: Gerry Conway
Writer, penciller: Jack Kirby
Inker, letterer: D. Bruce Berry
Feature Character: Kamandi
Supporting Characters: Dr. Canus, Pyra
Villain: Leonid Vassilov (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: In an orbiting Russian spacecraft, Kamandi, Canus, and Pyra encounter a mutated  cosmonaut.

Kamandi No. 36
December 1975
Cover: Kamandi in "tug-of-war" between crocodiles and wolves //Joe Kubert (signed)
Story: "The Hotel" (chapter 1; 3 pages)
 Chapter 2 (2 pages)
 Chapter 3: "Welcome To Resort" (5 pages)
 Chapter 4: "The Right of Possession" (5 pages)
 Chapter 5: "Come Out and Fight" (3 pages)
Editor: Gerry Conway
Writer, penciller: Jack Kirby
Inker, letterer: D. Bruce Berry
Feature Character: Kamandi
Supporting Characters: Dr. Canus, Pyra
Intro: Murk, the Satrap, the Director, crocodiles
Villains: wolves (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: In Acapulco, Kamandi fights a group of man-wolves to give humans the rights to use a hotel.

Kamandi No. 37
Cover: Kamandi, Dr. Canus, and the Red Riders //Joe Kubert (signed)
Story: "The Crater People" (chapter 1; 3 pages)
 Chapter 2 (8 pages)
 Chapter 3: "Riders...Red Riders" (7 pages)
Editor: Gerry Conway
Writer, penciller: Jack Kirby
Inker, letterer: D. Bruce Berry
Feature Character: Kamandi
Supporting Characters: Dr. Canus, Pyra, Arna (first appearance)
Intro: the Crater People (including Shandak, Gunson, Bruno, Yigo, and Hogie; first appearance for all)
Villains: The Red Riders (including Spinner (dies in this story); first and only appearance), Bruno (first appearance; next appears in issue #51)
Synopsis: Kamandi encounters a strange band of humans who mature and die within five years, and hope to force him to intermarry with their tribe that they may achieve longevity.

Kamandi No. 38
February 1976
Cover: Kamandi and Arna jumping out of boat wrecked by giant lobster //Joe Kubert (signed)
Story: "Pyra Revealed" (chapter 1; 2 pages)
 Chapter 2 (5 pages)
 Chapter 3: "The Stalls" (5 pages)
 Chapter 4: "Graveyard" (6 pages)
Editor, writer: Gerry Conway
Penciller: Jack Kirby
Inker, letterer: D. Bruce Berry
Feature Character: Kamandi
Supporting Characters: Pyra (origin revealed in flashback in this story, her earliest chronological appearance, preceding her appearance as "Me" in issue #30), Dr. Canus, Arna
Villains: The Crater People (including Shandak; all next appear in issue #51)
Synopsis: Pyra explains her origins to Dr. Canus, and Kamandi is shocked to learn that, thanks to a mechanized process, he is to become the father of Arna's child.

Kamandi No. 39
March 1976
Cover: Kamandi, Arna, and humans trapped in dome by Claam, Snahl, and other sea creatures //Joe Kubert (signed)
Story: "The Airquarium" (chapter 1; 3 pages)
 Chapter 2 (7 pages)
 Chapter 3: "To Make Man Free" (8 pages)
Editor, writer: Gerry Conway
Penciller: Jack Kirby
Inker, letterer: D. Bruce Berry
Feature Character: Kamandi
Supporting Characters: Dr. Canus, Pyra, Arna, Ben Boxer, Tuftan
Intro: Smasher
Other characters: Tiger troops
Villains: Claam, Snahl (first and only appearance for both), Marshall Lizarr (first appearance), apes
Synopsis: Kamandi and Arna find themselves prisoners in an air-filled "aquarium" maintained by intelligent sea creatures.

Kamandi No. 40
April 1976
Cover: Prince Gila holding up Kamandi //Joe Kubert (signed)
Story: "The Lizard Lords of Los Lorraine" (chapter 1; 4 pages)
 Chapter 2: "Let Sleeping Lizards Lie" (5 pages)
 Chapter 3: "Blackmail" (4 pages)
 Chapter 4: "The Stolen Star" (5 pages)
Co-editor: Paul Levitz
Co-editor, writer: Gerry Conway
Penciller: Jack Kirby
Inker, letterer: Mike Royer
Feature Character: Kamandi
Supporting Characters: Arna, Dr. Canus, Pyra
Intro: Miguel Sebastian and other burros (all die in this story)
Villains: Marshall Lizarr (dies in this story), Prince Gila (first appearance; dies in this story)
Synopsis: The Lizard Lords of Los Lorraine hold Kamandi's friends captive to force him to recover the "sun machine" for them.

Kamandi No. 41
May 1976
Cover: Rats blasting Kamandi out of car //Joe Kubert (signed)
Story: "The Hollywood Hounds" (chapter 1; 8 pages)
 Chapter 2: "Night of the Locusts" (7 pages)
 Chapter 3: "Kidnapped" (3 pages)
Editor, writer: Gerry Conway
Penciller: Chic Stone
Inker, letterer: Mike Royer
Feature Character: Kamandi
Supporting Characters: Dr. Canus, Arna, Pyra, Tuftan, Ben Boxer
Other Characters: Sultin, Lion Men (last appearance for all in issue #9)
Villains: Louis B. Mogul,  rats, hounds (first appearance for all)
Synopsis: In Hollywood, Kamandi finds himself in demand by moviemaker Louis B. Mogul as star of a new "animal" film.

Kamandi No. 42
June 1976
Cover: Kamandi and Pyra threatened by coyote cowboys //Ernie Chua?
Story: "Gunfight at Coyote Corral" (chapter 1; 4 pages)
 Chapter 2: "Attack" (6 pages)
 Chapter 3: "The Last Shoot Out" (8 pages)
Editor, writer: Gerry Conway
Penciller: Chic Stone
Inker, letterer: Mike Royer
Feature Character: Kamandi
Supporting Characters: Arna, Dr. Canus
Other Characters: Sultin, Lion Men
Intro: Leon (only appearance)
Villains: Louis B. Mogul (dies in this story), the Marshall (first and only appearance), wolves, hounds
Synopsis: Moviemaker Louis B. Mogul forces Kamandi to take place in a deadly Western by holding Dr. Canus hostage.

Kamandi No. 43
July 1976
Cover: Kamandi, Dr. Canus, tiger troops //Ernie Chua (signed)
Story: "A Connecticut Mutant In Great Caesar's Court" (chapter 1; 6 pages)
 Chapter 2: "The Heart of the Inferno" (5 pages)
Editor, co-writer: Gerry Conway
Co-writer: Martin Pasko
Penciller: Chic Stone
Inker, letterer: Mike Royer
Feature Character: Kamandi
Supporting Characters: Dr. Canus, Arna, Ben Boxer, Tuftan, Sultin (in flashback; next appears in issue #52)
Villains: Great Caesar (next appears in issue #52), tiger troops, leopards
Synopsis: Kamandi and his friends find Ben Boxer just as he is sentenced to death by Great Caesar.

Story: "Homecoming" (6 pages)
Editor, writer: Gerry Conway
Penciller: Pablo Marcos
Inker: Bob Smith
Feature: Tales of the Great Disaster
Intro: Urgall
Cameo appearance: Abraham Lincoln (as a statue)
Villains: Watergate apes (first chronological appearance; in flashback; next chronological appearance in issue #15), Kalgar, the Grandmaster (first and only appearance for both)
Comment: This tale takes place before Kamandi's time.
Synopsis: A young ape poet, coming back to his tribe from a visit to Washington, D.C., finds that he can't go home again.

Kamandi No. 44
August 1976
Cover: Kamandi and tigers on ship vs. barracudas //Ernie Chua (signed)
Story: "The Merchant of Menace" (chapter 1; 5 pages)
 Chapter 2: "Sea Battle" (6 pages)
Editor, writer: Gerry Conway
Penciller: Keith Giffen
Inker, letterer: Mike Royer
Colorist: Jerry Serpe
Feature Character: Kamandi
Supporting Characters: Ben Boxer
Intro: The "Little People" (evolved monkeys)
Villains: Mr. Sacker (last appearance in issue #15), Sacker's Company (last appearance in issue #?), Rongo, Barraka, barracudas (first appearance)
Synopsis: Mr. Sacker has Kamandi and Ben Boxer captured and forces them to undertake an expedition to bring back tiny humans from the Bermuda Triangle to be sold as pets.

Story: "The Prince and the Pawn" (6 pages)
Editor: Gerry Conway
Writers: David Anthony Kraft, Paul Levitz
Penciller: Pablo Marcos
Inker: Steve Mitchell
Feature: Tales of the Great Disaster
Other character: Urgall
Intro: Myra (named in next issue)
Cameo appearance: Kalgar, Grandmaster (in flashback)
Villains: Prince Otis (first appearance), rats (first appearance; die in this story)
Synopsis: Urgall runs into a group of rats making a "cold war" against apes over oil.

Kamandi No. 45
September 1976
Cover: Little People binding Kamandi and Rongo //Ernie Chua (signed)
Story: "This Murder Is X-Rayted" (chapter 1; 6 pages)
 Chapter 2: "Betrayal?"  (5 pages)
Editor: Gerry Conway
Writers: Marty Pasko, Denny O'Neil
Penciller: Keith Giffen
Inker: Bob Smith
Feature Character: Kamandi
Supporting Characters: Ben Boxer, Arna
Other characters: Little People
Villains: Rongo, Barraka, Looter, Dr. Barker (first appearance for latter two)
Synopsis: Kamandi, Ben Boxer, and Rongo have the "Little People" hijacked away from them by Looter, a rival department store owner who seeks to kill the three of them with deadly television sets.

Story: "The Apocalypse Machine" (6 pages)
Editor: Gerry Conway
Writer: David Anthony Kraft
Penciller: Mike Nasser
Inker: Joe Rubinstein
Feature: Tales of the Great Disaster
Other Characters: Urgall, Myra
Villains: The Coppers (including Patrolman Wolf (dies in this story); first and only appearance for all), Prince Otis
Synopsis: Urgall, Myra, and Otis encounter a trio of insect-mounted wolf "Coppers" and find a deadly device from pre-Disaster Earth.

Kamandi No. 46
October 1976
Cover: Kamandi shooting down tigers as Ben Boxer tries to restrain him //Ernie Chua (signed)
Story: "The Wrath and the Fury" (chapter 1; 5 pages)
 Chapter 2: "The Last Rampage" (6 pages)
Editor: Gerry Conway
Writer: Denny O'Neil
Penciller: Keith Giffen
Inker: Jack Abel
Feature Character: Kamandi
Supporting Characters: Ben Boxer, Tuftan, Canus, Pyra, Arna
Other Characters: Little People (last appearance)
Villains: Rongo, Sacker, Looter, Baraka (last two die in this story)
Synopsis: Kamandi, Ben Boxer, and Rongo have a last encounter with the Little People and Looter.

Story: "Finale" (6 pages)
Editor: Gerry Conway
Writer: David Anthony Kraft
Penciller: Mike Nasser
Inker: Joe Rubinstein
Feature: Tales of the Great Disaster (next appears in WEIRD WAR TALES #51)
Other Characters: Urgall, Myra (last appearance for both)
Villain: Prince Otis (dies in this story)
Synopsis: Urgall and Myra make their escape with the help of Prince Otis and his newfound weapon, only to learn that Otis is hardly a friend.

Kamandi No. 47
November 1976
Cover: Kamandi vs. wolves //Rich Buckler / Frank Giacoia (signed)
Story: "Assault On the Clouds" (17 pages)
Editor: Jack C. Harris
Writer: Denny O'Neil
Pencillers: Keith Giffen, Ernie Chua
Inker: Alfredo Alcala
Feature Character: Kamandi
Supporting Characters: Ben Boxer, Spirit (last appearance in issue #15), Arna, Dr. Canus, Pyra
Other Character: Rongo
Villains: Mr. Sacker, Sacker's Company, wolves (some die in this story), Howard Bigelow (first appearance)
Synopsis: While Arna and Spirit face death at Mr. Sacker's hands, a disease-maddened Kamandi, Ben Boxer, and Rongo encounter Howard Bigelow, a man-boar, recluse, business genius, and owner of one of the last airplanes on Earth.

Kamandi No. 48
January 1977
Cover: Kamandi vs. Mr. Sacker //Ernie Chua (signed)
Story: "The Betrayal" (17 pages)
Editor: Jack C. Harris
Writer: Denny O'Neil
Penciller: Dick Ayers
Inker: Alfredo Alcala
Feature Character: Kamandi
Supporting Characters: Ben Boxer, Dr. Canus, Pyra, Arna, Spirit
Other Character: Rongo
Villains: Mr. Sacker (next appears in issue #52), Sacker's Company, Howard Bigelow (last appearance)
Synopsis: Seeking to rescue Arna and Spirit from a gas trap, Kamandi, Ben Boxer, and Rongo find themselves within it.

Kamandi No. 49
February-March 1977
Cover: Kamandi vs. mantis swarm //Ernie Chua (signed)
Story: "Trial By Fear"
 Chapter 1: "The Crown Prince of New York" (6 pages)
 Chapter 2: "Knave of the Sidewalks" (5 pages)
 Chapter 3: "King of the Skyscrapers" (5 pages)
 Epilogue (1 page)
Editor: Jack C. Harris
Writer: Ellot S! Maggin
Penciller: Dick Ayers
Inkers: Ernie Chua, Alfredo Alcala
Feature Character: Kamandi (mostly appears in flashback, his earliest chronological appearance, preceding his appearance in issue #1; origin details revealed)
GS: Buddy Blank (in flashback; last chronological appearance in DC COMICS PRESENTS #61; next chronological appearance in issue #1)
Supporting Character: Pyra
Other Character: Walter Cronkite (of Earth-Pre-Disaster; in flashback)
Cameo appearances: Lyndon Johnson, Nikita Khruschev, Davy Crockett
Villains: A tiger (in flashback; first appearance; dies in this story)
Synopsis: While Pyra works to remove the disease from Kamandi's body, he remembers how his grandfather once sent him out into New York to retrieve the Unicorn Tapestry.

Kamandi No. 50
April-May 1977
Cover: Kamandi becoming a One Man Army Corps and attacking Ben Boxer //Rich Buckler / Alfredo Alcala (signed)
Story: "The Death Worshippers" (17 pages)
Editor: Jack C. Harris
Writer: Denny O'Neil
Penciller: Dick Ayers
Inkers: Alfredo Alcala, Manuel Auad
Feature Character: Kamandi
Supporting Characters: Dr. Canus, Pyra, Spirit, Arna, Ben Boxer
GS: Brother Eye (last chronological appearance in DC COMICS PRESENTS #67)
Cameo appearance: Omac (in flashback; identity as Kamandi's grandfather confirmed)
Villains: The Sloth People (first and only appearance)
Synopsis: Pyra's attempt to cure Kamandi of his warrior madness accidentally transforms him into a near-duplicate of his grandfather, Omac.

Kamandi No. 51
June-July 1977
Cover: Bruno, Pyra, Kamandi, Kamarni //Rich Buckler / Jack Abel (signed)
Story: "The Next To the Last Boy On Earth" (17 pages)
Editor: Jack C. Harris
Writer: Steve Englehart
Penciller: Dick Ayers
Inker: Alfredo Alcala
Colorist: Hubert Paley
Feature Character: Kamandi
Supporting Characters: Arna (dies in this story), Dr. Canus, Ben Boxer, Spirit, Pyra
Intro: The High Llama (next appears in issue #53)
Other characters: Shandak, the Crater People (last appearance for all in issue #38)
Villains: Bruno (last appearance in issue #38), Kamarni (Kamandi's and Arna's robot "son"; first appearance; next appears in issue #53)
Synopsis: While Arna is dying of old age, Kamandi learns that she and he have a son...and that the son wants to kill him.

Kamandi No. 52
August-September 1977
Cover: Kamandi and spirit vs. Bat-men //Rich Buckler / Alfredo Alcala (signed)
Story: "Sing a Song of Survival" (17 pages)
Editor, writer: Jack C. Harris
Penciller: Dick Ayers
Inker: Alfredo Alcala
Feature Character: Kamandi
Supporting Characters: Steve, Renzi (last appearance for both in issue #26), Ben Boxer, Spirit, Pyra, Dr. Canus
Other characters: The Crater People (last appearance)
Villains: Bat-men (last seen in issue #11; last appearance), Mr. Sacker (last appearance in issue #48), Great Caesar (last appearance in issue #43; next appears in DC COMICS PRESENTS #64), Ramjam (last appearance in issue #34), Trap (first appearance), Sultin (spelled Sultan in this story; last appearance in issue #43), Glokmide, Incan toucans (first and only appearance for all), Mylock Bloodstalker, Doile (first appearance for both)
Synopsis: When Ben Boxer is taken away by Steve and Renzi, Kamandi and Spirit try to follow, unknowing that they are being followed in turn by a detective bloodhound hired by Mr. Sacker.

Kamandi No. 53
October-November 1977
Cover: Kamandi and Spirit vs. brain-monster //Al Milgrom (signed)
Story: "The Catnip Connection" (17 pages)
Editor: Denny O'Neil
Writer: Jack C. Harris
Penciller: Dick Ayers
Inker: Alfredo Alcala
Feature Character: Kamandi
Supporting Characters: Spirit, Dr. Canus, Pyra, Ben Boxer, Steve, Renzi (latter three in flashback)
Intro: Poof-Cat, Buckie (only appearance for both)
Other characters: High Llama, Kamarni (last appearance for both in issue #51; last appearance of both)
Villains: Maynard, cats (first appearance for all), Brain-monster (first and only appearance),  Mylock Bloodstalker, Doile
Synopsis: Still on the trail of Ben Boxer, Kamandi and Spirit encounter a catnip smuggler and a monstrous brain.

Kamandi No. 54
December 1977 / January 1978
Cover: Kamandi and Spirit wrapped in cocoons by caterpillar people //Al Milgrom (signed)
Story: "The Eternity Trap" (17 pages)
Editor: Al Milgrom
Writer: Jack C. Harris
Penciller: Dick Ayers
Inker: Alfredo Alcala
Feature Character: Kamandi
Supporting Characters: Ben Boxer, Steve, Renzi, Spirit, Dr. Canus, Pyra
Intro: Ilkan, Dinous, Nest caterpillars
Villains: Mycroft Bloodstalker, Doyle
Synopsis: After saving a caterpillar-boy from a predatory bird, Kamandi and Spirit are given the Nest's highest reward--enwrapment in cocoons.

Kamandi No. 55
February-March 1978
Cover: Vortex Beast vs. Pyra, Dr. Canus,. and Kamandi //Al Milgrom / Danny Bulanadi (signed)
Story: "The Vortex Beast" (17 pages)
Editor: Al Milgrom
Writer: Jack C. Harris
Penciller: Dick Ayers
Inker: Danny Bulanadi
Letterer: Clem Robins
Colorist: Jerry Serpe
Feature Character: Kamandi
Supporting Characters: Spirit (transformed by cocoon in this story), Dr. Canus, Pyra
Other characters: Tiger troops (next appear in DC COMICS PRESENTS #64)
Villains: The Vortex Beast (first appearance; dies in this story), Mylock Bloodstalker, Doile
Synopsis: While Spirit emerges from her cocoon with greater intelligence and beauty, Kamandi, Dr. Canus, and Pyra must face the energy-consuming Vortex Beast.

Kamandi No. 56
April-May 1978
Cover: Kamandi, Dr. Canus, Pyra, Spirit, and Mylock Bloodstalker buffeted by power core //Rich Buckler / Jack Abel (signed)
Story: "The Sign of Three" (17 pages)
Editor: Al Milgrom
Writer: Jack C. Harris
Penciller: Dick Ayers
Inker: Danny Bulanadi
Letterer: Shelly Leferman
Colorist: Mario Sen
Feature Characters: Kamandi
Supporting Characters: Ben Boxer (origin revealed in flashback (in part), his earliest chronological appearance, preceding flashback in , Steve, Renzi (origins revealed in flashback, their earliest chronological appearance, preceding their appearance in flashback in issue #10), Dr. Canus, Pyra, Spirit
Intro: Parents of Steve and Renzi (in flashback; all die in this story), Pyra's ship (as a sentient being)
Other Characters: Dr. Hiram Boxer (in flashback; earliest chronological appearance; next chronological appearance in flashback in issue #10), Mylock Bloodstalker, Doile (no longer villains as of this story)
Synopsis: Kamandi must take action when Pyra's living ship, thinking her endangered, attacks him and his friends.

Kamandi No. 57
June-July 1978
Cover: Kamandi, Spirit, Dr. Canus, Pyra, Crabby, Red, Crawdaddy, and Ben Boxer, Steve, and Ranzi in "Evermore" status //Jim Starlin
Story: "Behold: Evermore" (17 pages)
Editor: Al Milgrom
Writer: Jack C. Harris
Penciller: Dick Ayers
Inker: Danny Bulanadi
Letterer: Shelly Leferman
Colorist: Jerry Serpe
Feature Character: Kamandi
Supporting Characters: Dr. Canus (also appears in flashback, his earliest chronological appearance, preceding his appearance in issue #1), Ben Boxer (also appears in flashback, between flashback in issue #10 / last issue chronologically; next appears in issue #59), Steve, Renzi (both next appear in issue #59), Spirit, Pyra
Cameo: Sidney Greenstreet
Other Characters: Great Caesar (in flashback; earliest chronological appearance, preceding his appearance in issue # ), Mylock Bloodstalker, Doile (not villains in this story)
Villains: Red, Crabby, Crawdaddy (three mutated crabs), crabs (first appearance for all)
Synopsis: Kamandi agrees to be taken by three surfing crab-men to their place of worship, where he is injected into the world of a classic mystery movie.

Kamandi No. 58
August-September 1978
Cover: Karate Kid vs. Kamandi on movie screen; Dr. Canus, Mylock Bloodstalker, and Karate Kid and Kamandi in capsules //Jim Sherman / Bob McLeod (signed)
Story: "Enter: The Legionnaire" (17 pages)
Editor: Al Milgrom
Writer: Jack C. Harris
Penciller: Dick Ayers
Inker: Danny Bulanadi
Letterer: Shelly Leferman
Colorist: Mario Sen
Feature Character: Kamandi
GS: Karate Kid (last appearance in KARATE KID #15; next appears in SUPERBOY AND THE LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES #244)
Supporting Characters: Dr. Canus, Spirit, Pyra
Other Characters: Mylock Bloodstalker, Doile, Diamondeth (last appearance in KARATE KID #14; next appears, as Iris Jacobs, in SUPERBOY AND THE LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES #246)
Cameo appearances: Robin Hood, King Kong, Frankenstein's monster
Villains: Red, Crabby, Crawdaddy, clams (last appearance for all), Lord of Time, Major Disaster (between ? And ?)
Synopsis: Both Kamandi and Karate Kid find themselves taking part in movies watched by the crab-men who worship them as gods.

Kamandi No. 59
September-October 1978
Cover: Kamandi, Omac, Dr. Canus, Ben Boxer, three others //Jim Starlin / Joe Rubinstein (signed)
Story: "The Wondrous Western Wall" (17 pages)
Editor: Al Milgrom
Writer  Jack C. Harris
Penciller: Dick Ayers
Inker: Danny Bulanadi
Letterer: Milt Snapinn
Colorist: Carl Gafford
Feature Character: Kamandi (next appears in CANCELLED COMIC CAVALCADE #2)
Supporting Characters: Dr. Canus,  Spirit, Pyra (all next appear in CANCELLED COMIC CAVALCADE #2), Ben Boxer, Steve, Renzi (last appearance for all in issue #57; all next appear in CANCELLED COMIC CAVALCADE #2)
Intro: The voice of the Vortex (next appears in CANCELLED COMIC CAVALCADE #2)
Other Characters: Mycroft Bloodstalker, Doile (both next appear in CANCELLED COMIC CAVALCADE #2)
Villains: Kangarat Murder Society (including Sydney; first appearance; next appear in CANCELLED COMIC CAVALCADE #2)
Synopsis: Kamandi and his friends finally make it past the Western Wall in Australia to the Vortex, source of the Great Disaster, in which a voice addresses Kamandi by name and calls him his son.

Cancelled Comic Cavalcade No. 2
Fall 1978
Cover: Kamandi and parallel-world Kamandis; Kangarats vs. Dr. Canus, Mylock Bloodstalker, and Pyra; Pyra's ship vs. energy monster; Omac (four vignettes) //Rich Buckler / Jack Abel (signed)
Story: "Into the Vortex" (17 pages)
Editor: Al Milgrom
Writer: Jack C. Harris
Penciller: Dick Ayers
Inker: Danny Bulanadi
Letterer: Milt Snapinn
Feature Character: Kamandi (last appearance in KAMANDI #59; appears in BRAVE AND THE BOLD #157 between pages 16 / 17 of this story)
Supporting Characters: Dr. Canus (last appearance in KAMANDI #59; appears in BRAVE AND THE BOLD #157 between pages 16 / 17 of this story), Pyra, Spirit (last appearance for both in KAMANDI #59)
Other Characters: Mylock Bloodstalker, Doile, Voice of the Vortex (last appearance for all in KAMANDI #59), Brute, Glob (last appearance of both in DC SPECIAL BLUE RIBBON DIGEST #23)
Intro: Kamandis of parallel Earths (only appearance; in cameo)
Cameo appearances: Flash, Flash of Earth-Two, Johnny Quick of Earth-Three, Buddy Blank
Villains: Kangarat Murder Society (last appearance in KAMANDI #59)
Comment: Between pages 16 / 17 of this story, Kamandi goes back to Batman's time in BRAVE AND THE BOLD #157, then returns to his own timeline.
 This story was intended to be published in KAMANDI #60, but the title was cancelled.  Thus, its only publication is as a black-and-white portion of CANCELLED COMIC CAVALCADE.
Synopsis: Within the Vortex, Kamandi learns of the existence of multiple Earths.  The Voice in the Vortex tells him that he may enter one of these realities, but he must choose which.  Meanwhile, on his own Earth, his friends are trapped by the Kangarat Murder Society.

Story: "I'll See You In My Nightmares" (7 pages)
Editor: Al Milgrom
Writer: Jack C. Harris
Penciller: Dick Ayers
Inker: Danny Bulanadi
Letterer: Todd Klein
Feature Character: Kamandi (next appears in DC COMICS PRESENTS #64)
GS: The Sandman (last chronological appearance in WONDER WOMAN #300; last appearance)
Supporting Characters: Brute, Glob (last chronological appearance for both), Ben Boxer, Steve, Renzi, Pyra, Dr. Canus (last appearance for all), Spirit (next appears in DC COMICS PRESENTS #64)
Other Characters: Mylock Bloodstalker, Doile (last appearance for both)
Cameo appearance: Omac
Comments:  Sometime after this story, Kamandi teams with Superman against Great Caesar in DC COMICS PRESENTS #64, then takes part in the Crisis on Infinite Earths in CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS #2, 4, 5, and 10.  The New Earth Kamandi first appears in CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS #12.
 This story was intended to be published as KAMANDI #61.  But, due to the title's premature cancellation, it was only published in the limited circulation, black-and-white CANCELLED COMIC CAVALCADE.
 Pages 1, 2, and 21-25 of this story are as credited above.  Pages 3-20 comprise the story intended for SANDMAN (first series) #7, later printed in DC SPECIAL BLUE-RIBBON DIGEST #23.  This segment of the story is indexed with the rest of the Sandman issues.
 In this story, we learn that the Sandman's friend Jeb is a parallel-Earth (Earth-One) version of Kamandi.
Synopsis: Kamandi is taken by Brute and Glob through the Dream Stream to meet the Sandman, whom he asks to help his friends on Earth.

Weird War Tales No. 51
March 1977
Story: "A Canterbury Tail" (6 pages)
Editor: Joe Orlando
Plotter: Paul Levitz
Scripter: Jack C. Harris
Penciller: Marshall Rogers
Inker: Terry Austin
Feature: Tales of the Great Disaster (last appearance in KAMANDI #46)
Intro: Sir James Temple-Smythe, English dogs
Villains: MacDoogle, Scotch terrorists, the "devil" (a giant flying insect; first appearance for all)
Comment: Story continues in next issue.
Synopsis: The canine citizens of England in the post-Great Disaster era are threatened by a giant fire-breathing insect controlled mentally by Scotch terrorists.

Weird War Tales No. 52
April 1977
Story:
Editor: Joe Orlando
Story: "Calamity From the Clyde" (6 pages)
Editor: Joe Orlando
Writer: Jack C. Harris
Penciller: Marshall Rogers
Inker: Terry Austin
Feature: Tales of the Great Disaster (last appearance)