(August 1968)

Western, 1962 Series
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Price:
0.15 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly except January, March, May and November.
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Western Publishing Company, Inc.
Brand:
Gold Key
Editing:
Chase Craig
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched

Issue Notes

Numbered 10012-808 on cover.

Keywords:
Africa; ape; gorilla

Tarzan of the Apes! (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
Reprints:
Keywords:
Ape; gorilla

["Intelsat III Satellite"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Cheerios Kid (advertising character)
Keywords:
Cereal; satellite; space suit

Indexer Notes

Ad for Cheerios cereal from General Mills

Tarzan of the Apes (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); Mike Royer (art assistance)
Inks:
Russ Manning (signed); Mike Royer (art assistance)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
178-686

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
John Clayton (dies); Alice Clayton (dies); Tarzan [John Clayton]; Kala (dies); Kulonga (dies); Kerchak (dies); Snipes; William Clayton; Philander; Jane Porter; Archimedes Porter; Esmeralda; Terkoz (dies)
Synopsis:
Kala the she-ape adopts a human infant whose parents have just died, and he grows to become Tarzan -- a thinking man, with the physical skills of an ape. When mutineers maroon Jane Porter and her party he falls in love with Jane from afar, and places them under his protection against man, beast, and the elements. Unable to speak her tongue he watches helplessly when she sails away, but vows to find her and make her his mate.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Africa; ape; gorilla; marooned; mutineer; pirate

Indexer Notes

Based on the Edgar Rice Burroughs novel "Tarzan of the Apes."

Readers Page [Airplanes] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
aviation
Keywords:
B-24 Liberator; biplane; fan art; jet; P-51 Mustang

Indexer Notes

Fan art by David Wright, Jeffrey Arthur, Miles A. Lumbard, Stephen Guthrie, and David Long.

Gold Key Comics Club News (Table of Contents)

Gold Key Club Comics / text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
King Kong

Indexer Notes

Promos, activities; fan art by Greg Lipscomb.

The Warning (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
Synopsis:
Following a fest, Mabu sees in the campfire visions of those he has known in the past, and hears a warning to leave the forest for the plains. He tells his father, who orders camp to be struck at once.
Keywords:
Africa; hunter; vision

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

Living Weapons (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; Kasla; Lygon
Synopsis:
Lygon makes an attempt on the life of Kasla, but Meru's friends stop him. Meru uses drugs and hypnosis to get him to change his ways.
Keywords:
Hypnosis

Indexer Notes

Lettering identification by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

["King Kong"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
King Kong
Keywords:
Ape; biplane; Empire State Building

Indexer Notes

Promo for the King Kong title from Gold Key.

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Keywords:
Christmas card

Indexer Notes

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

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Keywords:
Christmas card

Indexer Notes

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

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Tarzan of the Apes!
    Tarzan
  2. 1. ["Intelsat III Satellite"]
  3. 2. Tarzan of the Apes
    Tarzan of the Apes
  4. 3. Readers Page [Airplanes]
    Gold Key Club Comics
  5. 4. Gold Key Comics Club News
    Gold Key Club Comics
  6. 5. The Warning
    Mabu
  7. 6. Living Weapons
    Leopard Girl
  8. 7. ["King Kong"]
  9. 8. ["Boys, girls, men, women"]
  10. 9. ["Do you need extra money?"]
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  • Kirk House
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  • Steve Dasinger
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