(September 1973)

Western, 1972 Series
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Price:
0.20 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Western Publishing Company, Inc.
Brand:
Gold Key
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

The Serpent's Prey (Table of Contents)

Brothers of the Spear / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
sword and sorcery

100 pc. Toy Soldier Set (Table of Contents)

Lucky Products, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Toy plastic soldiers sold in their own pasteboard footlocker.

The Serpent's Prey (Table of Contents)

Brothers of the Spear / comic story / 25 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jesse Santos
Inks:
Jesse Santos
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Dan-El; Tavane; Colonel Mothibi; Natongo; Zulena
Synopsis:
Dan-El and Tavane are captured by a tribe whose high priset intends to sacrifice them to an ancient serpent.

Get these dynamite embroidered cloth patches... (Table of Contents)

Gandalf Products / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Assortment of cloth patches for sale.

Indexer Notes

Appears between pages 4 and 5 of main story.

Sell Grit (Table of Contents)

Grit Publishing Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad to recruit salespeople for GRIT newspaper.

Indexer Notes

Top half of page. Appears between pages 10 and 11 of main story.

Order by Mail Specials (Table of Contents)

The Fun House / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for various gag gifts.

Indexer Notes

Bottom half of page. Appears between pages 10 and 11 of main story.

Wow! 88 Mini-posters only 65 (Table of Contents)

Gandalf Products / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for various pop posters.

Indexer Notes

Top half of page. Appears between pages 13 and 14 of main story.

Sea-Monkeys (Table of Contents)

Nature House / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
As for the ever-popular sea-monkeys.

Indexer Notes

Bottom half of page. Appears between pages 13 and 14 of main story.
Pencil credits from: http://goodcomics.comicbookresources.com/2005/11/10/comic-book-urban-leg...

Famous Name Prizes or Cash (Table of Contents)

Olympic Sales Club, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad to recruit salespeople for personalized Christmas cards.

Kids, Roach Designs are now available as Iron-On Transfers! (Table of Contents)

Gandalf Products / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for iron-on patches featuring various designs and characters.

Indexer Notes

Appears between pages 16 and 17 of main story.

Disneykin play charaters are here! (Table of Contents)

Gandalf Products / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for sets of Disney play characters.

Indexer Notes

Appears between pages 22 and 23 of main story.

132 pc. Roman Soldiers Set (Table of Contents)

Roman War Soldiers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for plastic Roman soldiers, chariots, horses and weapons.

Indexer Notes

Follows last page of main story.

Win a Wagonload of Wonderful Prizes or Lots of Cash (Table of Contents)

Junior Sales Club of America / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad to recruit salespeople for greeting cards.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Do You Need Extra Money? (Table of Contents)

Cheerful House / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad to recruit salespeople for Christmas cards.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Serpent's Prey
    Brothers of the Spear
  2. 1. 100 pc. Toy Soldier Set
    Lucky Products, Inc.
  3. 2. The Serpent's Prey
    Brothers of the Spear
  4. 3. Get these dynamite embroidered cloth patches...
    Gandalf Products
  5. 4. Sell Grit
    Grit Publishing Co.
  6. 5. Order by Mail Specials
    The Fun House
  7. 6. Wow! 88 Mini-posters only 65
    Gandalf Products
  8. 7. Sea-Monkeys
    Nature House
  9. 8. Famous Name Prizes or Cash
    Olympic Sales Club, Inc.
  10. 9. Kids, Roach Designs are now available as Iron-On Transfers!
    Gandalf Products
  11. 10. Disneykin play charaters are here!
    Gandalf Products
  12. 11. 132 pc. Roman Soldiers Set
    Roman War Soldiers
  13. 12. Win a Wagonload of Wonderful Prizes or Lots of Cash
    Junior Sales Club of America
  14. 13. Do You Need Extra Money?
    Cheerful House
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  • Gene Reed
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  • James Ludwig
  • Darrel McCann
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