(February 1964)

Western, 1962 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
K. K. Publications, Inc.
Brand
Gold Key
Editing
Bill Harris
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Silver Age US
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Cover code: 10014-402


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Phantom / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
George Wilson (painting)
Inks
George Wilson (painting)
Colors
George Wilson (painting)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A beautiful mystery girl appears out of nowhere to face the terrors of the jungle!
Genre
jungle; superhero
Characters
The Phantom; Lydia Lake
Reprints
Keywords
airplane; horse; jungle; lion; parachute

Peoples of Africa, Number 15: The Watusi (Table of Contents: 1)

Keys of Knowledge / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Watusi
Synopsis
The Watusi are an unusually tall herding people of central Africa.
Reprints
Keywords
Cattle; volcano

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Lady from Nowhere (Table of Contents: 2)

The Phantom / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Harris
Pencils
Bill Lignante
Inks
Bill Lignante
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
6-6211
Genre
jungle; superhero
Characters
The Phantom; Lydia Land; pilot; Dice; James
Synopsis
The Phantom rescues an amnesiac woman parachuted into the jungle. When he tracks down the pilot her memory returns -- she is Lydia Land, the world's richest girl. The Phantom discovers that her guardian is in the clutches of a crooked gambler who is trying to kill her so as to get his hands on the fortune. The Phantom tracks them down and brings them to justice.
Reprints
Keywords
Airplane; amnesia; gambler; guardian; inheritance; ocean liner; parachute; ward

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Phan-Mail! / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
Typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I liked the cover on The Phantom #1, but 2 wasn't too hot.

Indexer Notes

Letters from Thomas Gosse, Alan Iser, Steve Rabin, and Michael Becker.

Fair Effort (Table of Contents: 4)

King, Queen and Jack / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Lignante
Inks
Bill Lignante
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
jungle
Characters
Victor King; Francis Queen; Jack Hawkins
Synopsis
Queen and Jack are attacked by three rouge rhinos simultaneously. They bring them all down, but King assumes they've had a lazy day in camp.
Keywords
Rhinoceros

The Phantom's Boyhood, Part II — Diana (Table of Contents: 5)

The Phantom / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Harris
Pencils
Bill Lignante (signed)
Inks
Bill Lignante (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
jungle; superhero
Characters
Kit Walker [the "current," 21st Phantom as a boy]; Guran; Diana Palmer; uncle
Synopsis
Kit runs away and even fights Guran when his relatives greet him with shock for his jungle ways. But Diana Palmer, and his aunt, convince him that he is in fact welcome. The uncle is delighted to learn that Kit's jewels will amply pay for his education and more. With all established on a sound footing, Guran returns to the jungle, and Kit faces his new school's bullies.
Reprints
Keywords
Jewels

Wild Animals of South America, Number 7: Boa Constrictors (Table of Contents: 6)

Keys of Knowledge / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ray Bailey
Inks
Ray Bailey
Letters
Typeset

Genre
non-fiction; animal; nature
Synopsis
Facts about the boa constrictor
Keywords
boa constrictor; snake; South America

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

The Phantom Pin-Up No. 6 (Table of Contents: 7)

The Phantom / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
George Wilson (painted)
Inks
George Wilson (painted)
Colors
George Wilson (painted)
Letters
typeset

Genre
jungle; superhero
Characters
The Phantom; Lydia Lang
Keywords
Horse; lion; parachute

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Same image as front cover, minus trade dress, etc.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["A beautiful mystery girl appears out of nowhere to face the terrors of the jungle!"]
    The Phantom
  2. 1. Peoples of Africa, Number 15: The Watusi
    Keys of Knowledge
  3. 2. The Lady from Nowhere
    The Phantom
  4. 3. ["I liked the cover on The Phantom #1, but 2 wasn't too hot."]
    Phan-Mail!
  5. 4. Fair Effort
    King, Queen and Jack
  6. 5. The Phantom's Boyhood, Part II — Diana
    The Phantom
  7. 6. Wild Animals of South America, Number 7: Boa Constrictors
    Keys of Knowledge
  8. 7. The Phantom Pin-Up No. 6
    The Phantom
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