(December 1967)

Western, 1962 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly except January, March, May and November
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

Keywords:
Africa; lion; lost city

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Tarzan / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Tarzan; Esteban Miranda
Keywords:
Doppelganger; double; lion

["Here's a whole treasure chest of fun"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Keywords:
Whoopee cushion; x-ray glasses; x-ray specs; x-ray spectacles

Indexer Notes

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

[Tarzan and the Golden Lion, Part 2] Jad-Bal-Ja and the Impostor (Table of Contents)

Tarzan of the Apes / comic story / 21 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:
173-6710

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Tarzan [John Clayton]; Jane Porter Clayton; Korak [Jack Clayton]; Jad-Bal-Ja; Usula; Esteban Miranda; Flora Hawkes; Carl Kraski; Bluber; Luvini; Cadj; La
Synopsis:
Tarzan and the Bolgani restore La to the throne of Opar. Esteban Miranda convinces the Waziri that he is Tarzan, suffering partial amnesia. Lady Greystoke is kidnapped, but kills her captor and escapes alone into the jungle. Tarzan at length finds her, reunites with the Waziri, and recovers the gold of Opar, but Esteban Miranda is killed by crocodiles.
Keywords:
Africa; amnesia; ape; doppelganger; double; lion; lost city; safari

Indexer Notes

Adapted from Edgar Rice Burroughs' Tarzan and the Golden Lion.

["Our Monster Museum is a pretty busy place these days...."] (Table of Contents)

Monster Museum / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Titan electric eel; giant walking eye; mammoth mummy; monster moth
Keywords:
Monster; mummy

Readers Create Monsters (Table of Contents)

Gold Key Club Comics / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
(fan art)
Inks:
(fan art)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Keywords:
fan art; Monster

Indexer Notes

Fan art by Scott Wertz, Christine Murray, Steven Minsky, Kimmy Morera, Jamie Mathis, Steven Vasquez

["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 Edgar Rice Burroughs pocket paperbacks from Ballantine Books.

[Witch Golfing] (Table of Contents)

Mini-Comics / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Witch
Synopsis:
A witch tries golf, but finds it so frustrating that she finally blasts a huge crater into which to putt the ball.
Keywords:
Golf; pantomime; witch; wordless

A Story of Salt (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; Pinji; Bettu
Synopsis:
Bettu the Bantu explains how his people gather and use the salt from hot springs.
Keywords:
Africa; salt

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

Rescue Team (Table of Contents)

Leopard Girl / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
Tom Massey
Inks:
Tom Massey
Colors:
?
Letters:
Tom Massey

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Leopard Girl [Meru]; Munya; Toto; Chui; King; Piran; stewardess
Synopsis:
When an airliner crashes, Meru and her animals rescue the survivors, who can scarcely believe in the animals they see.
Keywords:
Africa; airplane crash

Indexer Notes

Lettering identification by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

The Joke's on You (Table of Contents)

Gold Key Club Comics / letters page / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Gold Key Kid (advertising character or promotional character)

Indexer Notes

Gags and riddles submitted by fans Peggy Fry, Sergei Glushkoff, Susan Johnson, Robin Eberle, Randal Morton, Heidi Pert, Brenda Lynn, Rusty Wyatt, Timothy Nolan, Kathleen Kerrick, Nancy Poese, Clarice Covington, Margaret Mack, Edward C. Paxton, Kenneth A. Gregory, Carl DeGrazio, Judith Fisher, and Rosa Anna Puente.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Quick Takes / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Angel; bird; mountain climber; explorer
Keywords:
Angel; pantomime; wordless

Indexer Notes

Four wordless comic strips

[Pamba to Por-Atan] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Husband; hunter; musician; wife
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.
Pamba = Rat; Panda = Noise; Pand-Balu-Den = Rifle; Pisa = Fish; Popo = Eat; Por-Atan = Husband.

["204 pc. Revolutionary War Soldiers"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Russ Heath [as RH] (signed)
Inks:
Russ Heath [as RH] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Characters:
American soldiers; British soldiers
Keywords:
American Revolution; American War of Independence; army; redcoats; Revolutionary War; toy soldier

Indexer Notes

Ad, with order coupon, for toy soldier set from Revolutionary War Soldiers

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Tarzan
  2. 1. ["Here's a whole treasure chest of fun"]
  3. 2. [Tarzan and the Golden Lion, Part 2] Jad-Bal-Ja and the Impostor
    Tarzan of the Apes
  4. 3. ["Our Monster Museum is a pretty busy place these days...."]
    Monster Museum
  5. 4. Readers Create Monsters
    Gold Key Club Comics
  6. 5. ["The Original Tarzan Books by Edgar Rice Burroughs"]
    Tarzan
  7. 6. [Witch Golfing]
    Mini-Comics
  8. 7. A Story of Salt
    Mabu
  9. 8. Rescue Team
    Leopard Girl
  10. 9. The Joke's on You
    Gold Key Club Comics
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Quick Takes
  12. 11. [Pamba to Por-Atan]
    Tarzan's Ape-English Dictionary
  13. 12. ["204 pc. Revolutionary War Soldiers"]
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