- This is the first appearance of Graemore--who looks like cross between a seventies rocker and Robin Hood in this issue.
- We're never told what exactly Morgan's "radical" plans for Shamballah are.
- Morgan's vanity comes to the fore when he's out of his element.
Political intrigues with duplicates are a staple of adventure fiction. The grandfather of this trope may well be L'homme au masque de fer (The Man in the Iron Mask), the final section of Alexandre Dumas' The Vicomte of Bragelonne: Ten Years Later--the last novel in the D'Artagnan series. We'll see more of this next issue.