Learn the dramatic origin of the most famous secondary hero, Ka-Zar, and how he came to live in the Savage Land. Daredevil comes along the way to help clarify, and to battle a sinister menace along the way!
The Secret of Ka-Zar's Origin! Event: Episodes and Synopses
Sightless, in a Savage Land!
After Foggy Nelson won the role of New York's next D.A., Matt Murdock has decided to close up Nelson & Murdock in order to travel. While taking a cruise, the Plunderer, an infamous pirate, attacks. Changing into Daredevil, Matt battles the Plunderer's men.
Meanwhile in the Savage Land, Ka-Zar and Zabu become aware of an attacking party of Swamp Men that are seeking out the jungle lord in order to destroy him. When the Swamp Men attack Skull Island, Ka-Zar and Zabu go to stop them.
Back aboard the ship, Daredevil gets the upper-hand over Plunderer's men, however he is forced to stop when the Plunderer threatens to throw the crew overboard if he doesn't surrender. Being taken aboard the Plunderer's ship, Daredevil also finds that it is a submarine, and that the Plunderer intends to take Daredevil to Skull Island.
Their arrival on the island lands them in a fight against Ka-Zar and Daredevil is forced to attack the jungle king, who easily defeats the man without fear, and somehow knocks out his powers. Being forced into retreat, Plunderer leaves Daredevil behind. Ka-Zar decides to take DD in and seek out the powerful Ju-Ju Berries to heal DD.
As Zebu leaves Daredevil's side to save Ka-Zar from a man eating plant, Daredevil's unconscious body is left alone and at the mercy of the arriving Maa-Gor last survivor of the Ape-Men....
The Secret of Ka-Zar's Origin!
Daredevil is unconscious and at the mercy of Maa-Gor, following a fight against Ka-Zar. However, even though his powers are lost, Daredevil manages to fight off the beast, while Ka-Zar and Zabu collect the powerful Ju-Ju Barries to restore Daredevil's powers. Just as Ka-Zar manages to defeat the man-eating plant, Daredevil is saved by the Plunderer who explains to him that Ka-Zar is his brother.
Back in the States, Karen is worried about Matt, and so she visits Foggy at the D.A.'s office to find out if he's heard anything, they receive a call saying Matt has been lost at sea. Back in the Savage Land, Ka-Zar returns to his cave, where the Plunderer shows part of a medallion, which Ka-Zar has the other half. When Ka-Zar refuses to give it over, his is caged and he and Daredevil are forced to go to Britain. The Plunderer drugs his crew, but keeps Daredevil conscious because he believes he is the only one that can convince Ka-Zar to give up his part of the medallion.
Plunderer explains that he and Ka-Zar were the children of Lord Plunder who discovered a powerful ore which destroyed all other metal and so made the medallion and split it two, when the two halves were joined the Plunder children would be allowed the family inheritance.
However, when Plunderer sends Daredevil down to get the other half of the medallion, DD and Ka-Zar fight, although DD tries to convince Ka-Zar that they are friends. When Ka-Zar busts out of the cage they are attacked by Plunderer's minion Feepers who tries to get the medallion for himself as well. However, Ka-Zar escapes and DD follows. Feepers then calls in the Scotland Yard to come to capture DD and Ka-Zar, and use a missile to stop them..
If This Be Justice...!
Daredevil and Ka-Zar have been brought to England by the Plunderer who seeks to use his brother's half of a medallion of metal destroying ore to gain access to the family inheritance. During the struggle, Feepers, one of the Plunderers men -- secretly wanting the medallion for himself -- has called out asking for help in getting the devil, the police arrive and fire upon Daredevil and Ka-Zar.
Through much struggle, Daredevil is forced to retreat, Ka-Zar is accused of Feeper's murder and the Plunderer gets his brothers half of the medallion and uses it to free his prize: a chunk of metal destroying ore which he dubs the Plunderer's Stone. The Plunderer then creates a powerful weapon from the ore and creates a new costume. Meanwhile, in the States, Karen and Foggy get a letter from Matt informing them that he's alive, and asks them for help in proving Ka-Zar's innocence, they then plan to book a flight to England to meet him.
Back in England, the Plunderer has gathered a new army of costumed crooks to help him in his criminal deeds, Daredevil incapacitates one and steals his costume and secretly boards the Plunderer's submarine. They attack a early-warning missile base in hopes of taking over it, however Daredevil reveals himself and attacks the Plunderer. Meanwhile, Ka-Zar is brought to court for murder charges, and as Foggy and Karen watch, Ka-Zar goes crazy and attacks the courtroom and is subdued.
Daredevil defeats the Plunderer and turns him over to the military, who then help out Daredevil by writing a letter to the judge of Ka-Zar's murder trial which helps clear Ka-Zar of all charges. Additionally, the doctor says that he's going to be in normal health after having to be gassed to be controlled. Matt meets up with Foggy and Karen who are happy to see him, although Matt has to sympathize for poor Ka-Zar, and wonders what will happen to the jungle lord now.