(October 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

Numbered 10012-610 on cover.


[The Jewels of Opar, Part 3] The Fight for the Treasure (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; Jane
Reprints:
Keywords:
Lion

["Treasure Chest of Fun"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Keywords:
Joy buzzer; x-ray glasses; x-ray specs; x-ray spectacles

Indexer Notes

Eighteen small ads, with order coupon, for novelties from Honor House Prod. Corp.

[The Jewels of Opar, Part 3] Fight for the Treasure (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:
161-668

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Tarzan [John Clayton]; Jane Porter Clayton; Mugambi; Hassan; Chief Basuli; Albert Werper; Achmet Zek; Chulk (ape); Taglat (ape); Urchak (ape); Abdul Mourak
Synopsis:
Tarzan rescues first Werper and then Jane. Werper sneaks away with the Jewels of Opar, while Tarzan and Jane return home. Werper meets his death, and from his bones Tarzan recovers the jewels of Opar.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Africa; ape; gorilla; jewels; lion

Indexer Notes

Adapted from Edgar Rice Burroughs' novel Tarzan and the Jewels of Opar. Conclusion of a three-part story.

The Fabulous Jewel (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Boer children; traveler; King Edward VII
Synopsis:
Facts about the discovery of the diamonds in Africa.
Keywords:
Africa; diamond; educational; fact; jewel

["War Books"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

Ad, with order coupons, for pocket paperbacks from Ballantine Books.

The Retreat (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; Timai
Synopsis:
A hunting party observes lions fleeing from a herd of cow elephants -- as anyone would, the hunters observe, from a bunch of angry women.
Keywords:
Africa; elephant; hunting; lion

Indexer Notes

Text story with illustration. Art identification by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

[Episode 134] Defiant Trumpet (Table of Contents)

Brothers of the Spear / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
Russ Manning [as RM] (signed); Mike Royer
Inks:
Russ Manning [as RM] (signed); Mike Royer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Brothers of the Spear [Dan-El; Natongo]; Isana
Synopsis:
The Brothers of the Spear rescue Isana from a pair of lions, and from savage raiders.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Africa; horse; lion; lost city

Indexer Notes

Next non-reprint Brothers of the Spear story in Tarzan (Gold Key, 1962 series) #202.

["Polaris Nuclear Sub"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Girl; boy
Keywords:
Submarine

Indexer Notes

Ad, with order coupon, for seven-foot play submarine.

["Gold Key -- the World Famous Comics"] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Promo for various Gold key titles, and for their parent licensors.

["Make Money Get Prizes With Fast Selling 60c Xmas Packs"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Characters:
Stephen Leight; Cathy Copple; Donald Bradford

Indexer Notes

Ad, with response coupon, for selling seeds from American Specialty Company.

["200 pc. set World War II Soldiers"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
war
Characters:
Soldiers
Keywords:
Second World War; toy soldier; World War II

Indexer Notes

Ad, with order coupon, for plastic soldiers from Lucky Products, Inc.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [The Jewels of Opar, Part 3] The Fight for the Treasure
    Tarzan
  2. 1. ["Treasure Chest of Fun"]
  3. 2. [The Jewels of Opar, Part 3] Fight for the Treasure
    Tarzan of the Apes
  4. 3. The Fabulous Jewel
  5. 4. ["War Books"]
  6. 5. The Retreat
    Mabu
  7. 6. [Episode 134] Defiant Trumpet
    Brothers of the Spear
  8. 7. ["Polaris Nuclear Sub"]
  9. 8. ["Gold Key -- the World Famous Comics"]
  10. 9. ["Make Money Get Prizes With Fast Selling 60c Xmas Packs"]
  11. 10. ["200 pc. set World War II Soldiers"]
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