(February 1964)

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: 10014-402


[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; Lydia Lake
Reprints:
Keywords:
airplane; horse; jungle; lion; parachute

Peoples of Africa, Number 15: The Watusi (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Watusi
Synopsis:
The Watusi are an unusually tall herding people of central Africa.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Cattle; volcano

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Lady from Nowhere (Table of Contents)

The Phantom / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Harris
Pencils:
Bill Lignante
Inks:
Bill Lignante
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda
Job Number:
6-6211

Genre:
jungle; superhero
Characters:
The Phantom; Lydia Land; pilot; Dice; James
Synopsis:
The Phantom rescues an amnesiac woman parachuted into the jungle. When he tracks down the pilot her memory returns -- she is Lydia Land, the world's richest girl. The Phantom discovers that her guardian is in the clutches of a crooked gambler who is trying to kill her so as to get his hands on the fortune. The Phantom tracks them down and brings them to justice.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Airplane; amnesia; gambler; guardian; inheritance; ocean liner; parachute; ward

["I liked the cover on The Phantom #1, but 2 wasn't too hot."] (Table of Contents)

Phan-Mail! / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Thomas Gosse, Alan Iser, Steve Rabin, and Michael Becker.

Fair Effort (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:
Queen and Jack are attacked by three rouge rhinos simultaneously. They bring them all down, but King assumes they've had a lazy day in camp.
Keywords:
Rhinoceros

The Phantom's Boyhood, Part II: Diana (Table of Contents)

The Phantom / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle; superhero
Characters:
Kit Walker [the "current," 21st Phantom as a boy]; Guran; Diana Palmer; uncle
Synopsis:
Kit runs away and even fights Guran when his relatives greet him with shock for his jungle ways. But Diana Palmer, and his aunt, convince him that he is in fact welcome. The uncle is delighted to learn that Kit's jewels will amply pay for his education and more. With all established on a sound footing, Guran returns to the jungle, and Kit faces his new school's bullies.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Jewels

Wild Animals of South America, Number 7: Boa Constrictors (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ray Bailey
Inks:
Ray Bailey
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; animal; nature
Synopsis:
Facts about the boa constrictor
Keywords:
Boa constrictor; snake; South America

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

The Phantom Pin-Up No. 6 (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; Lydia Lang
Keywords:
Horse; lion; parachute

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. Peoples of Africa, Number 15: The Watusi
    Keys of Knowledge
  3. 2. The Lady from Nowhere
    The Phantom
  4. 3. ["I liked the cover on The Phantom #1, but 2 wasn't too hot."]
    Phan-Mail!
  5. 4. Fair Effort
    King, Queen and Jack
  6. 5. The Phantom's Boyhood, Part II: Diana
    The Phantom
  7. 6. Wild Animals of South America, Number 7: Boa Constrictors
    Keys of Knowledge
  8. 7. The Phantom Pin-Up No. 6
    The Phantom
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