(August 1969)

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 10112-908 on cover.


Tarzan and the City of Gold [Part 1] (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; Nemone; warrior
Keywords:
Lion; queen

["Free (with any purchase) a complete set of 12 mind-blowing psychedelic love-ons."] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (photograph)
Inks:
? (photograph)
Colors:
? (photograph)
Letters:
Typeset

Keywords:
Psychedelic

Indexer Notes

Ad, with order coupon, for posters and other items from Studio 52.

Tarzan and the City of Gold, Part 1 (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:
186-696

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Tarzan [John Clayton]; Valthor; Tomos; Gemnon; Phobeg; Nemone; Achron; Erot; Belthar (lion); M'Duze
Synopsis:
Tarzan rescues Valthor from some captors and then helps him return to his homeland. On the way they get separated and Tarzan finds himself in the "city of gold", Cathne. Forced to fight in the arena, Tarzan emerges victorious, and Queen Nemone tries to win him to her side. After again rescuing Valthor, now himself in the arena, Tarzan plays along with Nemone, wishing to see something of Cathne.
Keywords:
Africa; gladiator; lion; lost city; queen

Indexer Notes

First part of story to be continued in the next issue. Adapted from Edgar Rice Burroughs' "Tarzan and the City of Gold".

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

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

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

Characters:
Captain Venture; Scotty; George of the Jungle

["Nine Lives"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Keywords:
Airplane; navy

Indexer Notes

Ad for Grumman Navy F4F-4 Wildcat model kit from Revell.

[Cereal Prizes] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Boy
Synopsis:
A search for the toys in a box of cereal. It's all toys, and no cereal.
Keywords:
Cereal; pantomime; wordless

["Sicle"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Boy; girl

Indexer Notes

Ad for Popsicle and related products from Joe Lowe Company.

["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.

Peculiar People (Table of Contents)

Mabu / text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Mabu; Kaino; Hamasai; Kama; Jogona; Kimanu
Synopsis:
Visiting the Kikuyu, Mabu and Kaino find their ways very strange. They discover, though, that their ways may be effective indeed.
Keywords:
Africa; Kenya; witch doctor

Indexer Notes

Text story with header illustration.

Stop, Thief! (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; Dr. Sylvia Morgan]; Munya; Toto; Chui; Mr. Mongo; Inspector Cordan
Synopsis:
Leopard Girl travels to the city to try to sell some uncut diamonds to buy some more equipment. A jeweler tries to cheat her and frame her for robbery, but the police inspector knows Meru as Dr. Morgan.
Keywords:
Africa; jewels

["If you missed this"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (photograph)
Inks:
? (photograph)
Letters:
Typeset

Characters:
Graduates
Keywords:
Correspondence course; correspondence school

Indexer Notes

Ad, with response coupon, for ICS International Correspondence Schools.

["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

Genre:
war
Characters:
America soldiers; British soldiers
Keywords:
American Revolution; American War for Independence; redcoats; Revolutionary War

Indexer Notes

Ad, with order coupon, for plastic toy soldiers from Revolutionary War Soldiers.

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Coby (painting)
Inks:
Coby (painting)
Colors:
Coby (painting)
Letters:
Typeset

Characters:
Coquette; Muffin; Godfrey; Happy
Keywords:
Art; dog

Indexer Notes

Ad, with order coupon, for art prints from Colonial Studios.

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

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

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Tarzan and the City of Gold [Part 1]
    Tarzan
  2. 1. ["Free (with any purchase) a complete set of 12 mind-blowing psychedelic love-ons."]
  3. 2. Tarzan and the City of Gold, Part 1
    Tarzan of the Apes
  4. 3. ["Gold Key unlocks the door to the best in comics."]
    Gold Key Comics Club News
  5. 4. ["Nine Lives"]
  6. 5. [Cereal Prizes]
    Gold Key Club Comics Mini-Comics
  7. 6. ["Sicle"]
  8. 7. ["Military men -- your credit is good!"]
  9. 8. Peculiar People
    Mabu
  10. 9. Stop, Thief!
    Leopard Girl
  11. 10. ["If you missed this"]
  12. 11. ["204 pc. Revolutionary War Soldiers"]
  13. 12. ["Amazing $1 art offer"]
  14. 13. ["Do you need extra money?"]
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