(October 1969)

Western, 1964 Series
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Price:
0.15 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Western Publishing Company, Inc.
Brand:
Gold Key
Editing:
Chase Craig
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Keywords:
Africa

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Korak, Son of Tarzan / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Korak [Jack Clayton]; Mandyama
Reprints:
Keywords:
Duel; horse

["Have a ball!"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Sugar Bear; Linus the Lionhearted; Loveable Truly
Keywords:
Athletics; cereal; sports

Indexer Notes

Ad promoting Post cereals by means of sports premiums.

The Knights of Tandika (Table of Contents)

Korak, Son of Tarzan / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
Dan Spiegle (signed)
Inks:
Dan Spiegle (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
31-698

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Korak [Jack Clayton]; Sue Randall; Billali; Umtilla; Tandika; Mandyama
Synopsis:
Korak and Billali kill lions together and present their pelts to Queen Tandika, as does Mandyama. The queen grants them their choice of brides, which Korak declines until Mandyama chooses a white captive. They duel, Korak wins, and the queen weds Korak to Sue Randall. He assures her, though, that the marriage has no validity and that he had only gone through the ceremony so as to help her escape.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Africa; duel; lion; queen; race relations; wedding

["Hi kids!"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?; typeset

Characters:
Cracky (mascot) (advertising character or promotional character)
Keywords:
Parrot

Indexer Notes

Ad, with order coupon, for subscription to Golden Magazine.

["Super Saturday on ABC"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?; typeset

Characters:
Casper the Friendly Ghost; Smokey Bear; the Chattanooga Cats; Hot Wheels Racing Club; Sky Hawks; the Hardy Boys; Gulliver; Combined Miniature Defense Force
Keywords:
Television; TV

["ABC's Super Saturday Club"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?; typeset

Characters:
Smokey Bear; the Chattanooga Cats; Hot Wheels Racing Club; Sky Hawks; the Hardy Boys
Keywords:
Fan club; television; TV

Indexer Notes

Ad, with response coupon, for fan club.

The Eagle's Nest (Table of Contents)

Mabu, Jungle Boy / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Mabu; Ras Tafuri; Mustafa
Synopsis:
When an eagle attacks Mabu's little dog, Mabu spears the bird but fails to kill it. He later raids a large nest in hopes of eggs for food, only to be attacked himself by the furious eagle. The tiny dog defends the unconscious boy until Ras Tafuri and his party arrive. Recognizing Mabu, who is still unconscious, they bear him (and his dog) toward their home.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Africa; dog; eagle

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Alberto Becattini; added July 2006. Art previously credited to Dan Spiegle.

Trees of Africa (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:
Keywords:
Botany; educational; fact; forestry; tree

Indexer Notes

Facts about unusual trees of Africa.

Giants of the Snows (Table of Contents)

Korak, Son of Tarzan / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
Dan Spiegle
Inks:
Dan Spiegle
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Korak [Jack Clayton]; El-Lee; Ta-Den
Synopsis:
When a giant Torodon captures a Ho-Don girl, Korak tracks the creature to its lair and attacks, freeing the girl. They escape by precipitating an avalanche in the snow, and finally find El-Lee's own people.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Avalanche; lost world; Pal-Ul-Don; snow

Gold Key Comics Club News (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Little Lulu; Tubby; Mrs. Moppett

["On a Vista Esquire you can... hightail it!"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Cyclist
Keywords:
Bicycle

Indexer Notes

Ad for Vista bicycles

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Princess; frog
Synopsis:
A princess kisses a frog, hoping he'll turn into a prince. Instead, she turns into a frog.
Keywords:
Frog; pantomime; princess; wordless

["Famous name prizes or cash... from Olympic"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Ad, with response coupon, for Olympic Sales Club, Inc.

["Be a sales leader who picks the prizes"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Ad, with response coupon, for Sales Leadership Club.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Korak, Son of Tarzan
  2. 1. ["Have a ball!"]
  3. 2. The Knights of Tandika
    Korak, Son of Tarzan
  4. 3. ["Hi kids!"]
  5. 4. ["Super Saturday on ABC"]
  6. 5. ["ABC's Super Saturday Club"]
  7. 6. The Eagle's Nest
    Mabu, Jungle Boy
  8. 7. Trees of Africa
  9. 8. Giants of the Snows
    Korak, Son of Tarzan
  10. 9. Gold Key Comics Club News
    Gold Key Club Comics
  11. 10. ["On a Vista Esquire you can... hightail it!"]
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Mini-Comics
  13. 12. ["Famous name prizes or cash... from Olympic"]
  14. 13. ["Be a sales leader who picks the prizes"]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome
  • Kirk House
  • Steve Dasinger
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