(July 1969)

Western, 1962 Series
< Previous Issue |
| Next Issue >
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 10012-907 on cover.


[Tarzan Triumphant, Part 2] Attack of the Shiftas (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; Shifta raiders
Keywords:
Desert; horse

["A Sunday Drive to Watertap Falls"] (Table of Contents)

Mighty "Matchbox" / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
car
Synopsis:
Matchbox cars drive from the front porch to the outside watertap sillcock, dodging such trouble as cow tracks and fallen leaves along the way.
Keywords:
Toy car

Indexer Notes

Ad, in comic-story form, for Matchbox toy cars from Fred Bonner Corporation.

[Tarzan Triumphant, Part 2] Attack of the Shiftas (Table of Contents)

Tarzan of the Apes / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script:
Edgar Rice Burroughs (original novel); Gaylord Du Bois (adaptation)
Pencils:
Doug Wildey
Inks:
Doug Wildey
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
185-695

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Tarzan [John Clayton]; Muviro; Danny Patrick; Lafayette Smith; Ogonyo; Barbara Collis; Jezebel; Abraham; Leon Stabutch
Synopsis:
Tarzan and his friends are captured by the Shiftas. Tarzan and Danny make separate escapes, fight off the Shiftas, and free the rest of the party. Danny decides to go straight and move to California with Jezebel.
Keywords:
Africa

Indexer Notes

Adapted from Edgar Rice Burroughs's novel Tarzan Triumphant. Part 2 (conclusion) of a story begun in the previous issue.

["Gold Key unlocks the door to the best in comics."] (Table of Contents)

Gold Key Club News / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Peter Pan; Captain Hook; Thackray Yeams

Monsters (Table of Contents)

Gold Key Club Comics Reader's Page / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Keywords:
Fan art; monster

Indexer Notes

Reader submitted monsters; fan art by Lori Jo Motschenbacher, Greg Nelson, Terry Stubbs, Jonathan Bagg, and Susan Damer.

["Military men -- your credit is good!"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Pretty girl
Keywords:
Diamond; jewellery; jewelry; ring

Indexer Notes

Ad, with order coupon, for rings from Military Diamond Sales.

Jokes on You (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
(fan submissions)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

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

Indexer Notes

Reader submitted jokes from fans Bill Tredway, Francisco Garnica, Curt Glaze, Linda Sybert, Linda Fritz, Kathy Anderson, Wilma Koersen, Bruce Iones [Bruce Jones ?], Connie Rasmussen, Valerie Hunter, Lynda Lee Bard, Sarah Mullett, William Iames [William James ?], Amy Zimmerschied, Dale Campo, Harold Pattalino, Robin Elsea, Megan Carter, John Baker, and Martin Boisvenue.

Why the Chameleon Is Accursed (Table of Contents)

Mabu / text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Mabu; Kaino; Kama; Jogona
Synopsis:
Mabu and Kaino swap stories with Kikuyu boys.
Keywords:
Chameleon; Kenya; Kikuyu; mythology

Indexer Notes

Header illustration

Meru Returns (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
Nat Edson
Inks:
Nat Edson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Leopard Girl [Meru]; Munya; Toto; Chui; King
Synopsis:
Leopard Girl finds an ancient laboratory, and within are an ancient scroll and diamonds.
Keywords:
Jewels

["The Vista Banana has H.P.P.*"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Cyclist
Keywords:
Bicycle

Indexer Notes

Ad for bicycles from N.I.D.A.

[Plumbing Repair] (Table of Contents)

Gold Key Club Comics Mini-Comics / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Lady; Al the Plumber
Synopsis:
Al uses a deep-sea diving suit to fix a leaky pipe. The lady of the house is startled when she sees that he patched it with bubble gum.
Keywords:
Deep-sea diver; pantomime; plumber; wordless

Indexer Notes

Wordless strip.

["Amazing $1 art offer"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Characters:
Drummer boys
Keywords:
Army; art; drummer boy; soldier

Indexer Notes

Ad, with order coupon, for art prints of drummer boys from four different armies.

["Big, big, big"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Keywords:
Lottery; sweepstakes

Indexer Notes

Ad, with response coupon, for Footsee Stakes sweepstakes.

["Daisy Buffalo Bill Scout"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Buffalo Bill; boy
Keywords:
Air rifle; B.B gun; B.B. gun; BB gun

Indexer Notes

Ad, with response coupon, for Daisy B.B gun from Daisy/Heddon. Four western art prints also offered.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Tarzan Triumphant, Part 2] Attack of the Shiftas
    Tarzan
  2. 1. ["A Sunday Drive to Watertap Falls"]
    Mighty "Matchbox"
  3. 2. [Tarzan Triumphant, Part 2] Attack of the Shiftas
    Tarzan of the Apes
  4. 3. ["Gold Key unlocks the door to the best in comics."]
    Gold Key Club News
  5. 4. Monsters
    Gold Key Club Comics Reader's Page
  6. 5. ["Military men -- your credit is good!"]
  7. 6. Jokes on You
    Gold Key Club Comics
  8. 7. Why the Chameleon Is Accursed
    Mabu
  9. 8. Meru Returns
    Leopard Girl
  10. 9. ["The Vista Banana has H.P.P.*"]
  11. 10. [Plumbing Repair]
    Gold Key Club Comics Mini-Comics
  12. 11. ["Amazing $1 art offer"]
  13. 12. ["Big, big, big"]
  14. 13. ["Daisy Buffalo Bill Scout"]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Kirk House
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Steve Dasinger
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose