(October 1963)

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: 10012-310.

Cover title and indicia becomes "Edgar Rice Burroughs' Tarzan of the Apes" with this issue.


["Tarzan leads the great apes in a charge to freedom against the guns of cruel trappers!"] (Table of Contents)

Tarzan / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Tarzan
Reprints:

Cage of Terror (Table of Contents)

Tarzan of the Apes / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Tarzan [John Clayton]; Porchuk (mangani); Urzak (mangani); Gamal; Mansur; Hall
Synopsis:
Tarzan frees a group of mangani captured by traders.
Reprints:
Keywords:
dhows; dum-dum

The Eve of Ramadan (Table of Contents)

Mabu / text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Mabu; Kaino; Hamasai
Reprints:

The Smoking Island (Table of Contents)

Tarzan of the Apes / comic story / 10 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; Kapolo
Synopsis:
Boy and Dombie are captured by a pygmy tribe but are rescued by a pygmy elephant.
Reprints:
Keywords:
crocodile worship; earthquakes; karosses; pygmy elephants; volcanos

Indexer Notes

This is the last story where the Boy and Dombie are portrayed as children. In issue 139 Boy decides to be called Korak.
Info by Bob Bailey, 2005-03-19 (Per Sandell ed.)

Harvest of Fear (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; Tavane; Natongo; Zulena; Molithi; Elena; Induna (elephant)
Synopsis:
The brothers use the elephants they have gathered and help break the siege of Tembo.
Reprints:
Keywords:
howdahs; sieges; Tembo (African city)

Indexer Notes

Episode 113

[F to I] (Table of Contents)

Tarzan's Ape-English Dictionary / text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Synopsis:
Mangani words for English words beginning with F through I.

Wild Animals of North America (Table of Contents)

Keys of Knowledge / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mike Arens
Inks:
Mike Arens
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
A brief description of the polar bear.
Keywords:
polar bears

Indexer Notes

Inner back cover.

Sequence added and art identification by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Tarzan leads the great apes in a charge to freedom against the guns of cruel trappers!"]
    Tarzan
  2. 1. Cage of Terror
    Tarzan of the Apes
  3. 2. The Eve of Ramadan
    Mabu
  4. 3. The Smoking Island
    Tarzan of the Apes
  5. 4. Harvest of Fear
    Brothers of the Spear
  6. 5. [F to I]
    Tarzan's Ape-English Dictionary
  7. 6. Wild Animals of North America
    Keys of Knowledge
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Bob Bailey
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Steve Dasinger
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose