(December 1965)

Western, 1962 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1965-10-07
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
K. K. Publications, Inc.
Brand
Gold Key
Editing
Bill Harris

Issue Notes

Cover code: 10014-512. Publication date and on-sale date from 1965 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.
Keywords
Piracy; pirates

[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
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
To escape his enemies, the Phantom leaps to certain death in crocodile-infested waters!
Genre
jungle; superhero
Characters
The Phantom; river pirates
Reprints
Keywords
Crocodile

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The River Pirates (Table of Contents: 2)

The Phantom / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Harris
Pencils
Bill Lignante (signed)
Inks
Bill Lignante (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Ray Holloway

Job Number
15-6510
First Line of Dialogue or Text
In a thousand miles of deep jungle, there are no police and no soldiers, yet it is an area where men and women may walk without fear...
Genre
jungle; superhero
Characters
The Phantom; Padre; Fats; Gyp; native guide
Synopsis
Pirates burn and loot all along a river that is under Phantom protection. With the help of a native guide the Phantom first terrorizes and then captures the pirates. He and the guide march them along the route of their depredations, forcing them to rebuild, then turn them over to the Jungle Patrol.
Reprints
Keywords
Crocodile; piracy; pirates; Skull Cave

Indexer Notes

According to a letter from Bill Harris in Robin Snyder's The Comics Vol 23, No 8, August 2012, he wrote all the Phantom stories.
Old native sayings: "When the Phantom is angry... the whole jungle shakes!" "Tigers freeze when the eyes of the Phantom blaze!"

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

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Dave Gilland, Dennis Wright, Steve White, and Alfredo Castelli, with replies by the editor.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Cheerios; Rocky & Bullwinkle / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

The Secrets of the Pearl Pool (Table of Contents: 5)

Track Hunter / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Micale
Inks
Al Micale
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
jungle
Characters
Track Hunter; Oloo
Synopsis
Strange greenish pearls drive Track Hunter mad. Oloo saves him by dynamiting the pearl bed.
Reprints
Keywords
Insanity; madness; pearls

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Jungle Oddities / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Frank Thorne
Inks
Frank Thorne
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
From the Congo to the Amazon jungle creatures flourish in a Never-Never Land-like world!
Genre
non-fiction; animal
Keywords
Chimpanzee; educational; elephant; fact; giraffe; piranha; snake

Indexer Notes

Color fact feature

The Tournament (Table of Contents: 7)

The Phantom / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Harris
Pencils
Bill Lignante (signed)
Inks
Bill Lignante (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Ray Holloway

Genre
jungle; superhero
Characters
The Phantom; Wogan; escaped convict; elders
Synopsis
An escaped con steals a uniform from the Phantom, then blunders into an annual tournament without understanding the local language. When a Wambezi wrestler beats "the Phantom," the wrestler becomes ruler of the jungle for a year, appalling all the elders. The real Phantom beats the wrestler (to everyone's relief), and captures the crook, who still has no idea what has gone on.
Reprints
Keywords
Prison break; wrestler; wrestling

Daniel Boone Log Cabin (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Whittle Baby Products / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Gold Key Comics (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Prehistoric Americans, Number 11: The Mesa Dwellers (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Certa
Inks
Joe Certa
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Mesa dwellers
Synopsis
Facts about the lives of ancient mesa dwellers in Colorado.
Keywords
American Indian; Amerindian; Colorado; educational; fact; Native American

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

132 Pc. Roman Soldiers Set (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["To escape his enemies, the Phantom leaps to certain death in crocodile-infested waters!"]
    The Phantom
  2. 1. ["Get fun adventure"]
  3. 2. The River Pirates
    The Phantom
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Phan-Mail
  5. 4. ["You and Cheerios really make sweet music together, Bullwinkle!"]
    Cheerios; Rocky & Bullwinkle
  6. 5. The Secrets of the Pearl Pool
    Track Hunter
  7. 6. ["From the Congo to the Amazon jungle creatures flourish in a Never-Never Land-like world!"]
    Jungle Oddities
  8. 7. The Tournament
    The Phantom
  9. 8. Daniel Boone Log Cabin
    Whittle Baby Products
  10. 9. Gold Key Comics
  11. 10. Prehistoric Americans, Number 11: The Mesa Dwellers
    Keys of Knowledge
  12. 11. 132 Pc. Roman Soldiers Set
    Roman War Soldiers
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