Primus #6
(September 1972)

Charlton, 1972 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.20 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
every six weeks
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Charlton Press, Inc.
Brand
Charlton Comics
Editing
George Wildman

Issue Notes

Based on the Ivan Tors TV series.

Trapped By The Man Called Yang (Table of Contents)

Primus / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Staton (signed)
Inks
Joe Staton (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Charlotte Jetter; ?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Primus

Death Is Waiting (Table of Contents: 1)

Primus / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill (signed)
Pencils
Joe Staton (signed)
Inks
Joe Staton (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Charlotte Jetter (signed)

Job Number
D-3166
Genre
adventure
Characters
Primus
Synopsis
Primus is attacked by mysterious scuba men. He fends them off, retaining a canister they dropped containing Heroin. The Orca comes under attack by a gangster named Yang. Primus is knocked out and awakens to find himself tied up and the Orca rigged to explode. He escapes and sets off to find Yang and the kidnapped Toni. Primus is captured and taken to Yang who agrees to let he and Toni live if he'll deliver the heroin and bring back the seven million dollars. Primus agrees but slips a bomb into the drugs which destroys the plane. With the help of Toni Primus captures Yang and his gang.

The Human Fish (Table of Contents: 2)

Human Fish / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Human Fish [John Wilmore]
Synopsis
Professor John Wilmore in a daring rescue of some trapped workers trapped in a tunnel in the East River after an explosion. He works to save them and even has to make one last daring swim to save a man who has gotten separated from the others. His girl impressed she offers him breakfast.

A Weapon Used To Kill Whom? (Table of Contents: 3)

Primus / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill
Pencils
Joe Staton
Inks
Joe Staton
Colors
?
Letters
Charlotte Jetter

Job Number
D-3167
Genre
adventure
Characters
Primus
Synopsis
Primus finds a .38 Magnum while searching for stolen jewels in a dirty canal. Two thugs who threw it away see him retrieve it and intend to get it back. Primus is attacked that night but manages to throw the mobster into the canal. The next day Primus and Toni give the gun to the police and learn that the two criminals work for a gambling bigwig named Marvin Schwartz. Primus goes to the estate of Frenchy Smith a rival criminal and finds him shot dead. Primus escapes and tricks the gang into driving their boat into shallow water.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Trapped By The Man Called Yang
    Primus
  2. 1. Death Is Waiting
    Primus
  3. 2. The Human Fish
    Human Fish
  4. 3. A Weapon Used To Kill Whom?
    Primus
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