(November 1962)

Western, 1962 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
K. K. Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Gold Key
Editing:
Chase Craig
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched

Issue Notes

Cover code: 10012-211. First Gold Key issue.


"Tarzan is attacked by giant animals in the Valley of the Monsters!" (Table of Contents)

Tarzan / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
George Wilson (painting)
Inks:
George Wilson (painting)
Colors:
George Wilson (painting)

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Tarzan; Argus
Reprints:

Bird's-Eye View (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Russ Manning [as RM] (signed)
Inks:
Russ Manning [as RM] (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Tarzan; Argus
Synopsis:
Portrait of Tarzan and Argus.

Indexer Notes

inside front cover.

The Valley of Monsters (Table of Contents)

Tarzan / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
Jesse Marsh
Inks:
Jesse Marsh
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
628

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Tarzan [John Clayton]; Argus; Loban; Loma; Frank Lanier
Reprints:
Keywords:
astronauts; garths (tyrannosaurids); gryfs (triceratopsids); iguanodons; Lotor (Pal-ul-donian kingdom); Pal-ul-don; parachutes; pressure suits; rockets; spacecraft; United States Air Force; Valley of the Monsters

The Somali Village (Table of Contents)

Mabu / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Mabu; Kaino
Reprints:

The Rain Maker (Table of Contents)

Tarzan / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
Jesse Marsh
Inks:
Jesse Marsh
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Tarzan [John Clayton]; Boy [Jack Clayton]; Dombie; Saka (mangani); Gulo; Wakolos (African tribe)
Synopsis:
Boy and Dombie help expose a witch doctor as a fraud.
Reprints:
Keywords:
leopards; net traps; rain making

The Duel (Table of Contents)

Brothers of the Spear / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
Russ Manning
Inks:
Russ Manning
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Dan-El; Natongo; Zulena
Synopsis:
With Zulena's aid, Dan-El administers the truth serum to the tall strangers who remove their hypnotic command over Natongo on Dan-El's order.
Reprints:
Keywords:
hypnosis; truth serums

Indexer Notes

Episode 107

"Grand Canyon" of Africa (Table of Contents)

Tarzan / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jesse Marsh
Inks:
Jesse Marsh
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Tarzan
Synopsis:
A description of Fish River Canyon.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Fish River Canyon; mineral springs; South Africa

Victory Dance (Table of Contents)

Tarzan / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Russ Manning
Inks:
Russ Manning
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Tarzan
Synopsis:
A portrait of Tarzan and the white pygmies.
Keywords:
saddle antelope

Indexer Notes

inside back cover

Tarzan Pin-Up No. 1 (Table of Contents)

Tarzan / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
George Wilson (painting)
Inks:
George Wilson (painting)
Colors:
George Wilson (painting)

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Tarzan; Argus

Indexer Notes

back cover

identical with the front cover without title or logo.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. "Tarzan is attacked by giant animals in the Valley of the Monsters!"
    Tarzan
  2. 1. Bird's-Eye View
  3. 2. The Valley of Monsters
    Tarzan
  4. 3. The Somali Village
    Mabu
  5. 4. The Rain Maker
    Tarzan
  6. 5. The Duel
    Brothers of the Spear
  7. 6. "Grand Canyon" of Africa
    Tarzan
  8. 7. Victory Dance
    Tarzan
  9. 8. Tarzan Pin-Up No. 1
    Tarzan
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