(May 1963)

Western, 1962 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
K. K. Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Gold Key
Editing:
Bill Harris
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Cover code: 10014-305


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Phantom / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle; superhero
Characters:
The Phantom; Moorish king; the first Phantom
Reprints:
Keywords:
Battle; educational; fact; horse; king; Skull Throne

Indexer Notes

Montage cover

Roads and Vehicles, Number 5: Medieval Street (Table of Contents)

Keys of Knowledge / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Sparling
Inks:
Jack Sparling
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Medieval city-dwellers
Keywords:
Educational; fact; Medieval; Middle Ages

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Diamond Cup (Table of Contents)

The Phantom / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Harris
Pencils:
Bill Lignante
Inks:
Bill Lignante
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda
Job Number:
3-632

Genre:
jungle; superhero
Characters:
The Phantom; David Wells; Lorgen; Trigger; Bandar
Synopsis:
A lost and feverish hunter witnesses the Phantom's ceremony with a cup cut from solid diamond, then leads an expedition to find it again. Wells is betrayed by his financier and by his guide -- who betrays the financier in turn. The Phantom traces the guide aboard an airliner, retrieves his cup, forces the guide to bail out, and turns him over to police. After badgering the financier into funding a native hospital, he returns the cup to Skull Cave and sends Wells on his way.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Alexander the Great; diamond; parachute; Skull Cave

The Lion Hunt (Table of Contents)

King, Queen and Jack / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Lignante
Inks:
Bill Lignante
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Victor King; Francis Queen; Jack Hawkins
Synopsis:
King and Queen take Jack on his first lion hunt, but the amateur hunters they're guiding disobey instructions and have to be rescued from mauling.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Africa; hunters; hunting; lion; safari

Modern Witchcraft (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (illustration)
Inks:
? (illustration)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Dowser
Keywords:
Dowser; dowsing; Radiesthesia; superstition; water witching

Indexer Notes

Article on dowsing.

The Crybaby (Table of Contents)

The Phantom / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Harris
Pencils:
Bill Lignante
Inks:
Bill Lignante
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
jungle; superhero
Characters:
The Phantom; Cecil; Cecil's mother; Bandar; Zork; Wambesi; Mike
Synopsis:
Repeatedly beaten by bullies, fatherless Cecil flees into the forest to be found by the Phantom, who takes him in to toughen him up by the rough-and-tumble of life with Bandar boys. He teaches Cecil boxing, and shows him how to handle a bully terrorizing the Wambesi village. When Cecil returns home bully Mike attacks, but Cecil puts his lessons to excellent use.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Boxing; bullying

Roads and Vehicles, Number 8: The King's Highway (Table of Contents)

Keys of Knowledge / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Sparling
Inks:
Jack Sparling
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
How highways began improving in the 17th century.
Keywords:
Educational; fact; highway; highwayman; road; travel

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

The Phantom Pin-Up No. 3 (Table of Contents)

The Phantom / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
George Wilson (painted)
Inks:
George Wilson (painted)
Colors:
George Wilson (painted)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
jungle; superhero
Characters:
The Phantom; Moorish king; the first Phantom
Keywords:
Battle; horse; king; Skull Throne

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Same image as front cover, minus trade dress, etc.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Phantom
  2. 1. Roads and Vehicles, Number 5: Medieval Street
    Keys of Knowledge
  3. 2. The Diamond Cup
    The Phantom
  4. 3. The Lion Hunt
    King, Queen and Jack
  5. 4. Modern Witchcraft
  6. 5. The Crybaby
    The Phantom
  7. 6. Roads and Vehicles, Number 8: The King's Highway
    Keys of Knowledge
  8. 7. The Phantom Pin-Up No. 3
    The Phantom
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  • Jim Van Dore
  • Kirk House
  • Jan Roar Hansen
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