(February 1964)

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

The Deadly Shadows (Table of Contents)

Tarzan / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Tarzan
Reprints:

"By Popular Demand! Turok and Tarzan" (Table of Contents)

Turok; Tazan / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (Turok cover); George Wilson (Tarzan cover)
Inks:
? (Turok cover); George Wilson (Tarzan cover)
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
adventure; jungle
Characters:
Turok; Tarzan
Synopsis:
Ad for a subscription to both Tarzan and Turok for 1.25 a year.

Indexer Notes

Two covers are displayed, Turok, Son of Stone (Dell, 1956 series) #15 and Tarzan (Gold Key, 1962 series) #138. Inside front cover.

The Deadly Shadows (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:
?
Job Number:
140-6312

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Tarzan [John Clayton]; Walla; Ras Kassa; Prince Ubie; Zaila; Tufu
Synopsis:
Tarzan helps Ras Kassa and his people to fight off the savages who are attacking them. These savages have discovered how to make gliding wings to allow them to attack from the air.
Reprints:

Timai's Story (Table of Contents)

Mabu / text story / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Text story with illustration.

Savage Heart (Table of Contents)

Tarzan of the Apes / comic story / 9.5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Tarzan [John Clayton]; Korak [Jack Clayton]; Ukala (ape); Gathongo; Gati; Kotok (ape)
Synopsis:
After losing her own baby, the ape Ukala steals a human baby. Tarzan and Korak try to rescue the baby and return it to his parents.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Average number of copies preceding 12 months: 433,760, issue nearest to filing date: 430,386.

[Episode 115] To Dare or to Perish (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:
Brothers of the Spear [Dan-El; Natongo]; Tavane; Zulena; Alissa (mule); Hatima (mule); Nana (elephant); Induna (elephant)
Synopsis:
Surrounded by enemies and with a massive load of food for their people, the Brothers of the Spear and their army attempt to climb a cliff face.
Reprints:

[N to R] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Synopsis:
Words that begin with the letters N,O,P,R and their translations.

Peoples of Africa #18: The Ethiopians (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tom Gill; ? (assistant)
Inks:
Tom Gill; ? (assistant)
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; jungle
Characters:
Emperor Haile Selassie of Ethiopia
Synopsis:
Facts about Ethiopia
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Art identification by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Deadly Shadows
    Tarzan
  2. 1. "By Popular Demand! Turok and Tarzan"
    Turok; Tazan
  3. 2. The Deadly Shadows
    Tarzan of the Apes
  4. 3. Timai's Story
    Mabu
  5. 4. Savage Heart
    Tarzan of the Apes
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
  7. 6. [Episode 115] To Dare or to Perish
    Brothers of the Spear
  8. 7. [N to R]
    Tarzan's Ape-English Dictionary
  9. 8. Peoples of Africa #18: The Ethiopians
    Keys of Knowledge
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