(August 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

The Jewels of Opar! (Table of Contents)

Tarzan / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Tarzan; La
Reprints:
Keywords:
Ape; gorilla; Opar

King of the River (Table of Contents)

Tarzan / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; animal; jungle
Characters:
Tarzan; Lombi
Synopsis:
Tarzan explains the hippopotamus and its life to Lombi.
Keywords:
Africa; educational; fact; hippopotamus

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. New art and lettering identification by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

The Jewels of Opar, Part 1 (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:
159-666

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Tarzan [John Clayton]; Jane Porter Clayton; Basuli; Mugambi; Tantor; La; Albert Werper; Achmet Zek
Synopsis:
When Tarzan is injured and loses his memory looting gold from Opar, Werper misleads him and steals his pouch of jewels. The Waziri, returning home and thinking Tarzan dead, discover that Achmet Zek has captured Jane and set out in pursuit. The Beast-Men of Opar capture Tarzan but he frees himself, forces them to submit to La, and sets off in quest of his "pretty pebbles."
Reprints:
Keywords:
Africa; amnesia; ape; elephant; gold; gorilla; lost city

Indexer Notes

Adapted from Edgar Rice Burroughs's novel Tarzan and the Jewels of Opar. First part of a three-part story, concluded in the next two issues.

The Swiftest Runner (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; animal; jungle
Keywords:
Africa; cheetah

Indexer Notes

Facts about the cheetah

["The Original Tarzan Books by Edgar Rice Burroughs"] (Table of Contents)

Tarzan / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Characters:
Tarzan

Indexer Notes

Ad, with order coupon, for Tarzan pocket paperbacks (and other Burroughs titles) from Ballantine Books.

Why the Beasts Stampeded (Table of Contents)

Mabu / text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Mabu; Kaino; Hamasai; Samai; Timai; Doma
Synopsis:
When Mabu and Kaino go out hunting with two of the men, they discover a vast stampede of all kinds of animals. The men recognize that they are fleeing from driver ants, and burn the grassland to make a barrier.
Keywords:
Africa; army ants; driver ants; hunting

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

[The Chief's Rooster] (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
Characters:
Bantu; Hambi
Synopsis:
Since Bantu is the smallest dog in the village, and Hambi the smallest five year-old child, they need to use their wits to get along. The chief's rooster torments both of them until Hambi trips as the rooster attacks, dislodging a dead eagle trophy that terrorizes the rooster.
Keywords:
Africa; dog; eagle; hunting

Indexer Notes

Last Bantu story. New art identification by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

The Little Big One (Table of Contents)

Tarzan / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; animal; jungle
Characters:
Tarzan [John Clayton]; Lombi
Synopsis:
Tarzan tells his young friend about the elephant.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Africa; elephant

Indexer Notes

Art and lettering identification by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

["Boys, girls, men, women"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Keywords:
Christmas

Indexer Notes

Ad, with response coupon, for selling Christmas cards from Wallace Brown, Inc.

["Do you need extra money?"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Characters:
Santa Claus
Keywords:
Christmas

Indexer Notes

Ad, with order coupon, for selling Christmas cards from Cheerful Card Company.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Jewels of Opar!
    Tarzan
  2. 1. King of the River
    Tarzan
  3. 2. The Jewels of Opar, Part 1
    Tarzan of the Apes
  4. 3. The Swiftest Runner
  5. 4. ["The Original Tarzan Books by Edgar Rice Burroughs"]
    Tarzan
  6. 5. Why the Beasts Stampeded
    Mabu
  7. 6. [The Chief's Rooster]
    Bantu, Dog of the Arande
  8. 7. The Little Big One
    Tarzan
  9. 8. ["Boys, girls, men, women"]
  10. 9. ["Do you need extra money?"]
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