More Don Drake on the Planet Saro fun! This time we clearly see that Don is fighting what must be a full-sized, 15 HD, sea monster -- which means that Zetrurian Canon must pack a whopping 15 HD of damage!
It is generally said that a man can go three days without water (though this site says some people have gone 8-10 days without water). So, after 3 days, I would have the Hero suffer constant fatigue and, in addition, make the Hero save vs. science each additional day, or die.
The "ape god" is a statue that just stood up and startled everyone. A stone golem...?
Good thing Kiddlaw has a flare! Flares are not currently on the starting equipment list for H&H, but it bears consideration.
(Scans courtesy of Comic Book Plus at http://comicbookplus.com/?dlid=11640&b=i)