Shanna #1 was written by a woman, Carole Seuling, wife of comic convention organizaer Phil Seuling, and subsequent issues represent early work by a real legend of the 1970s: Steve Gerber.
Shanna is an animal rights activist who protects animals on a wildlife reserve. But she wears cheetah-skin. She’s a walking contradiction.
The series was the debut of Nekra, a mutant vampire who can make people feel hatred.
Oh, and last but not least: First appearance of Mandrill. He’s a mutant monkey man who tries to take over the world later in his Marvel career. He’s really not important.
This book isn’t very good, and it gets cancelled quickly.
Creators: Carole Seuling, Steve Gerber, George Tuska.
Grade: C+. Slightly above average.