(October 2020)

PS, 2020 Series
 
Volume
1
Price
[none]
Pages
192
On-sale Date
2020
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
PS Artbooks
Brand
PS Artbooks
ISBN
978-1-78636-635-1 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781786366351 54699
Printer
Printed in Great Britain
Editing
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Kona / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Tom Beecham (painting)
Inks
Tom Beecham (painting)
Colors
Tom Beecham (painting)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
...Modern man versus ancient beast!!
Genre
historical; jungle; adventure
Characters
Kona
Synopsis
Kona battles the monster.
Reprints
Keywords
dinosaurs

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

Kona / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Sam Glanzman (credited)
Inks
Sam Glanzman (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Kona

Indexer Notes

Endpapers. Inside front cover.

[Colophon] (Table of Contents: 2)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

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

Kona / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Tom Beecham (painting)
Inks
Tom Beecham (painting)
Colors
Tom Beecham (painting)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
...Modern man versus ancient beast!!
Genre
historical; jungle; adventure
Characters
Kona
Synopsis
Kona battles the monster.
Reprints

Australian Bushmen (Table of Contents: 4)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Reprints

[Meeting Kona] (Table of Contents: 5)

Kona / comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sam Glanzman (signed as S.J.G.)
Inks
Sam Glanzman (signed as S.J.G.)
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Glanzman ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The blimp is prehistoric... at least as far as the armed forces are concerned.
Genre
historical; jungle; adventure
Characters
Kona
Reprints

The Pygmy (Table of Contents: 6)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Reprints

BB Gun Gift Ideas! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Kona / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Vic Prezio ?
Inks
Vic Prezio ?
Colors
Vic Prezio ?
Letters
typeset

Genre
jungle; adventure
Characters
Kona
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Fight the monster birds.

Dinosaur Eggs (Table of Contents: 9)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sam Glanzman (signed as S.J.G.)
Inks
Sam Glanzman (signed as S.J.G.)
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Reprints

[Stampede of Giants] (Table of Contents: 10)

Kona / comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script
Don Segall
Pencils
Sam Glanzman (signed as S.J.G.)
Inks
Sam Glanzman (signed as S.J.G.)
Colors
?
Letters
John Duffy

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Having brought peace to the century old hatred that once separated the neanderthal people...
Genre
jungle; adventure
Characters
Kona
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The consensus among comics historians is that Segall was the scripter; textual analysis tends to support this.

Giants Today (Table of Contents: 11)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sam Glanzman
Inks
Sam Glanzman
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; animal
Reprints

Giants (Table of Contents: 12)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sam Glanzman
Inks
Sam Glanzman
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Goliath; David; Cyclops; Ulysses; Paul Bunyan
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Kona / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Vic Prezio ? (painting)
Inks
Vic Prezio ? (painting)
Colors
Vic Prezio ? (painting)
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure
Characters
Kona
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The giant shark.

Physical Forms (Table of Contents: 14)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sam Glanzman (signed as S.J.G.) (illustration)
Inks
Sam Glanzman (signed as S.J.G.) (illustration)
Letters
John Duffy ?

Genre
non-fiction; nature
Reprints

Cave of Mutations (Table of Contents: 15)

Kona / comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script
Don Segall
Pencils
Sam Glanzman
Inks
Sam Glanzman
Colors
?
Letters
John Duffy

Genre
jungle; science fiction; adventure
Reprints

Creation Combinations (Table of Contents: 16)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sam Glanzman (illustration)
Inks
Sam Glanzman (illustration)
Letters
John Duffy

Genre
nature
Reprints

Observing Nature (Table of Contents: 17)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sam Glanzman
Inks
Sam Glanzman
Colors
?
Letters
John Duffy

Genre
nature
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

Kona / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Vic Prezio ? (painting)
Inks
Vic Prezio ? (painting)
Colors
Vic Prezio ? (painting)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Kona and his people embark on a perilous journey to escape destruction...
Genre
jungle; adventure
Characters
Kona
Reprints
Keywords
sabre-toothed cats

The Ice Age (Table of Contents: 19)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sam Glanzman (signed as SJG)
Inks
Sam Glanzman (signed as SJG)
Letters
John Duffy

Genre
nature
Reprints

[Escape to the Ice Land] (Table of Contents: 20)

Kona / comic story / 27 pages (report information)

Script
Don Segall
Pencils
Sam Glanzman (signed as S.J.G.)
Inks
Sam Glanzman (signed as S.J.G.)
Colors
?
Letters
John Duffy

First Line of Dialogue or Text
As the wall betwen Monster Isle and Cave of Mutations collapsed...
Genre
jungle; adventure
Characters
Kona
Reprints

Tunnels (Table of Contents: 21)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22)

Anak / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Don Segall
Pencils
Sam Glanzman
Inks
Sam Glanzman
Colors
?
Letters
John Duffy

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There are areas on this earth that no geographer has ever successfully charted.
Genre
jungle
Characters
Thomas Tawney; Anak [Forbes Tawney]; Thoth (great ape); Naga (cobra)
Synopsis
Lone survivor of a plane crash, Forbes Tawney is adopted by the great ape, Thoth, and renamed Anak.
Reprints
Keywords
cobras; crocodiles; Jungle of Vetala

Valley Glaciers (Table of Contents: 23)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sam Glanzman (signed as S.J.G.)
Inks
Sam Glanzman (signed as S.J.G.)
Letters
John Duffy

Genre
nature
Reprints

Is All the World One Big Rock? (Table of Contents: 24)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sam Glanzman
Inks
Sam Glanzman
Colors
?
Letters
John Duffy

Genre
nature
Reprints

Awesome! Terrible! The Monstrous Flying Reptile! (Table of Contents: 25)

Reptilicus / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio (signed as MASTROSERIO)
Inks
Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio (signed as MASTROSERIO)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Reptilicus
Reprints
Keywords
monsters

Brother, Can you Spare a Dime? (Table of Contents: 26) (Expand) /

Jowett Institute / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Reptilicus (Table of Contents: 27)

Reptilicus / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill (uncredited); Sidney Pink (original story); Ib Melchoir (screenplay)
Pencils
Bill Molno (uncredited)
Inks
Vince Alascia (uncredited)
Colors
?
Letters
Dorothy Giordano (uncredited)

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Svend Alstrup; Professor Martens; General Grayson; Karen Martens; Lise Martens; Connie Miller
Synopsis
A miner finds a piece of a frozen reptile that renegerates into a monster when it thaws.
Reprints
Keywords
monsters

The $10,000 Challenge Only Joe Wieder Dares to Make! (Table of Contents: 28) (Expand) /

Joe Weider / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Watch the "Miracle of Birth" (Table of Contents: 29) (Expand) /

Insta Sales Corp. Egg Incubator / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Test Your Talent (Table of Contents: 30) (Expand) /

Art Instruction, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Fun! Fool Your Friends! Jokes! (Table of Contents: 31) (Expand) /

Fun Items / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Swingingest' Way to Save! (Table of Contents: 32) (Expand) /

Juke Box Bank / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Charlton Comics Monster Contest (Table of Contents: 33) (Expand) /

Hunk / promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

Mind over Matter (Table of Contents: 34)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Letters
typeset

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Professor John Hollister; Professor Ward L. Price
Synopsis
A professor is accused of using tricks to prove he has the power to animate objects, but he demonstrates his power and declares himself new ruler of the world.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The lettering for this story appears to have been done on an IBM Selectric typewriter.

Daydreams (Table of Contents: 35)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Charles Nicholas
Inks
Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Harry Brown
Synopsis
Harry Brown dreams of becoming a heroic man, but when it appears that his dreams are coming true, he decides he'd rather not.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This story seems to be loosely based on "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty."

New Super-Speed Way to Add Pounds of Solid Muscle (Table of Contents: 36) (Expand) /

Chest Pull Body Builder / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Win a "Diamond Hunting" Trip (Table of Contents: 37) (Expand) /

Daisy BB Guns / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Boys! Girls! Ladies! Men! Win a Beautiful New Photo Ring! (Table of Contents: 38) (Expand) /

Cloverine Brand Salve / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

204 Revolutionary War Soldiers (Table of Contents: 39) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 40) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 5 pages (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 41)

Kona / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Sam Glanzman (credited)
Inks
Sam Glanzman (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Kona

Indexer Notes

Endpapers. Inside back cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 42) (Expand) /

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

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["...Modern man versus ancient beast!!"]
    Kona
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Kona
  3. 2. [Colophon]
  4. 3. ["...Modern man versus ancient beast!!"]
    Kona
  5. 4. Australian Bushmen
  6. 5. [Meeting Kona]
    Kona
  7. 6. The Pygmy
  8. 7. BB Gun Gift Ideas!
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Kona
  10. 9. Dinosaur Eggs
  11. 10. [Stampede of Giants]
    Kona
  12. 11. Giants Today
  13. 12. Giants
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Kona
  15. 14. Physical Forms
  16. 15. Cave of Mutations
    Kona
  17. 16. Creation Combinations
  18. 17. Observing Nature
  19. 18. ["Kona and his people embark on a perilous journey to escape destruction..."]
    Kona
  20. 19. The Ice Age
  21. 20. [Escape to the Ice Land]
    Kona
  22. 21. Tunnels
  23. 22. ["There are areas on this earth that no geographer has ever successfully charted."]
    Anak
  24. 23. Valley Glaciers
  25. 24. Is All the World One Big Rock?
  26. 25. Awesome! Terrible! The Monstrous Flying Reptile!
    Reptilicus
  27. 26. Brother, Can you Spare a Dime?
    Jowett Institute
  28. 27. Reptilicus
    Reptilicus
  29. 28. The $10,000 Challenge Only Joe Wieder Dares to Make!
    Joe Weider
  30. 29. Watch the "Miracle of Birth"
    Insta Sales Corp. Egg Incubator
  31. 30. Test Your Talent
    Art Instruction, Inc.
  32. 31. Fun! Fool Your Friends! Jokes!
    Fun Items
  33. 32. Swingingest' Way to Save!
    Juke Box Bank
  34. 33. Charlton Comics Monster Contest
    Hunk
  35. 34. Mind over Matter
  36. 35. Daydreams
  37. 36. New Super-Speed Way to Add Pounds of Solid Muscle
    Chest Pull Body Builder
  38. 37. Win a "Diamond Hunting" Trip
    Daisy BB Guns
  39. 38. Boys! Girls! Ladies! Men! Win a Beautiful New Photo Ring!
    Cloverine Brand Salve
  40. 39. 204 Revolutionary War Soldiers
    Revolutionary War Soldiers
  41. 40. [no title indexed]
  42. 41. [no title indexed]
    Kona
  43. 42. [no title indexed]
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