(April 1966)

Western, 1962 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly except January, March, May and July
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: 10012-604


The Beasts of Tarzan (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:

Indexer Notes

New art identification by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

["The Ancient Tombs"] (Table of Contents)

World Wonders / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan Spiegle
Inks:
Dan Spiegle
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Brief descriptions of some of the world's man-built wonders.
Keywords:
Egyptian pyramids; Pahros Lighthouse; Taj Mahal; the Great Sphinx; the Statue of Liberty

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Art identification by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

The Beasts of Tarzan (Table of Contents)

Tarzan of the Apes / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script:
Edgar Rice Burroughs (original novel); Gaylord Du Bois (adaptation)
Pencils:
Russ Manning (signed)
Inks:
Russ Manning (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
662

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Tarzan [John Clayton]; Jane Porter Clayton; Jack Clayton; Nikolas Rokoff (dies); Akut (mangani); Sven Anderssen (dies); Mugambi; Paulvitch; Monk; Esmeralda; Wagambis (African tribe); Kaviris (African tribe)
Synopsis:
Tarzan and Jane are searching for their newborn son Jack, who has been kidnapped. Both are captured by the villainous Nikolas Rokoff. Tarzan is standed on a deserted island, but with the help of animals and a newfound friend, Mugambi, he escapes and finds Rokoff's boat. He discovers Jane, trying to keep Rokoff's men at bay with a rifle. With a little help from his wild friends, Rokoff's criminal career ends. Tarzan returns to his London home to find baby Jack unharmed; he has been in an English orphanage all along.
Reprints:
Keywords:
adaptation; crocodiles; Kincaid (ship); leopards; ocean liners; rowboats; Ugambi River

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the novel by Edgar Rice Burroughs.

The Morning After (Table of Contents)

Mabu / text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Mabu; Kaino; Hamasai; Samai; Basu; Bawo

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Alberto Becattini.

["I am Bantu, a basenji..."] (Table of Contents)

Bantu, Dog of the Arande / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
animal; jungle
Characters:
Bantu (a dog; introduction)
Synopsis:
Bantu lures hyenas away from the village.
Reprints:
Keywords:
hyenas; leopards; watchdogs

Indexer Notes

New art identification by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

The Flightless Birds of a Feather (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
nature
Synopsis:
Brief descriptions of some of the world's flightless birds.
Reprints:
Keywords:
auks; dodos; moas; ostriches

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Beasts of Tarzan
    Tarzan
  2. 1. ["The Ancient Tombs"]
    World Wonders
  3. 2. The Beasts of Tarzan
    Tarzan of the Apes
  4. 3. The Morning After
    Mabu
  5. 4. ["I am Bantu, a basenji..."]
    Bantu, Dog of the Arande
  6. 5. The Flightless Birds of a Feather
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