(August 1969)

Western, 1969 Series
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Price
0.50 USD
Pages
164
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Western Publishing Company, Inc.
Brand
Gold Key
Editing
?
Color
full color
Dimensions
4.75 in. x 6.5 in. digest
Paper Stock
newsprint interior; glossy cardboard cover
Binding
perfect-bound

Issue Notes

Cover code: 92401-908


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Russ Manning
Inks
Russ Manning
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure
Characters
Tarzan; Korak; Brothers of the Spear

Indexer Notes

Cover is composed of three panels reprinted from past issues of Tarzan and Korak. So far, the panels are unidentified.

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

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

Contents (Table of Contents: 2)

Golden Comics Digest / table of contents / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Spiegle
Inks
Dan Spiegle
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Tarzan

Indexer Notes

Tarzan figure reprinted from an as yet unidentified comic.

Strangers in Lost Pal-ul-Don (Table of Contents: 3)

Tarzan / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils
Jesse Marsh
Inks
Jesse Marsh
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; jungle
Characters
Tarzan; King Lobam; Princess Loma; Major Gorham
Synopsis
When a plane crashes near the island of Lutor, Tarzan helps the survivors find their way out of Pal-ul-Don.
Reprints

Unusual African Fish (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Arens
Inks
Mike Arens
Colors
?
Letters
Mike Arens

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Short descriptions of four different African fish.
Reprints

Captive of the Vulture (Table of Contents: 5)

Korak, Son of Tarzan / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils
Russ Manning
Inks
Russ Manning
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; jungle
Characters
Korak; Lucille Brant; Pahkut; Jeremy Carter
Synopsis
Korak helps a young man rescue a girl who has been a captive priestess for the vulture cult.
Reprints

Strange Partnerships (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Short bits about unusual pairs of animals that live together.
Reprints

War Horn on the Mountain (Table of Contents: 7)

Brothers of the Spear / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils
Russ Manning
Inks
Russ Manning
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; jungle
Characters
Dan-El; Tavane; Natongo; King Molithi
Synopsis
Embarking on a trade mission, Dan-El and Natongo discover a city ravaged by war.
Reprints

South African Headdresses (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Arens
Inks
Mike Arens
Colors
?
Letters
Mike Arens

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Descriptions of several tribal headdresses.
Reprints

The Man-Eating Tree (Table of Contents: 9)

Tarzan / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils
Jesse Marsh
Inks
Jesse Marsh
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; jungle
Characters
Tarzan; Tolo; Chulu; Nehrubi; Grossa
Synopsis
Tarzan battles a slave dealer who uses a carnivorous plant to terrify his followers.
Reprints

Mabu's Special Day (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
jungle
Characters
Mabu; Hamasai; Memba
Synopsis
A young boy encounters a gorilla for the first time in his life.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Expanded from its original two text pages with new illustrations added.

Argus and the Vulture (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jesse Marsh
Inks
Jesse Marsh
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Reprints

The Eye of Thoth (Table of Contents: 12)

Tarzan / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils
Jesse Marsh
Inks
Jesse Marsh
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; jungle
Characters
Tarzan; King Jathon; Queen Elaine; Prince Thyron
Synopsis
Tarzan rides a giant bird to rescue a friend's son from a tribe that worships the stuatue of a giant bird with jewels for eyes.
Reprints

Could It Be True? (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Arens
Inks
Mike Arens
Colors
?
Letters
Mike Arens

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Speculation about fabled creatures.
Reprints

Tarzan's Commandos (Table of Contents: 14)

Tarzan / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils
Jesse Marsh
Inks
Jesse Marsh
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; jungle
Characters
Tarzan; Tantor; Umbezi; Nada; Chief Bangu
Synopsis
Tarzan uses an army of animals to help him rescue two friends from an evil tribal chief.
Reprints

Tarzan Rescues the Moon (Table of Contents: 15)

Jungle Tales of Tarzan / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Gaylord Du Bois ?
Pencils
Mike Royer
Inks
John Celardo
Colors
?
Letters
Mike Royer

Genre
adventure; jungle
Characters
Tarzan; Taug
Synopsis
Tarzan convinces his tribe of apes that his shout has saved the moon from being eaten by Numa.

Indexer Notes

This story appears to have been written and drawn for this digest. Does not appear to be a reprint.

African Birds (Table of Contents: 16)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Arens
Inks
Mike Arens
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Descriptions and drawings of several birds found in Africa.
Reprints

The Horned Men (Table of Contents: 17)

Tarzan / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils
Jesse Marsh
Inks
Jesse Marsh
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; jungle
Characters
Tarzan; Nhaka
Synopsis
Tarzan helps a tribe build war canoes.
Reprints

Warrior's Test (Table of Contents: 18)

Korak, Son of Tarzan / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils
Russ Manning
Inks
Russ Manning
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; jungle
Characters
Korak; Pahkut
Synopsis
When Korak tries to free some stolen elephants, he is captured for forced to prove himself as a warrior.
Reprints

The Raiders (Table of Contents: 19)

Brothers of the Spear / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils
Russ Manning
Inks
Russ Manning
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; jungle
Characters
Dan-El; Natongo; Tavane; King Molithi
Synopsis
Dan-El rescues Tavane from raiders.
Reprints

Animal Tree Homes (Table of Contents: 20)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Arens
Inks
Mike Arens
Colors
?
Letters
Mike Arens

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Descriptions and drawings of animal habitats.
Reprints

The Nightmare (Table of Contents: 21)

Jungle Tales of Tarzan / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Gaylord Du Bois ?
Pencils
Mike Royer
Inks
John Celardo
Colors
?
Letters
Mike Royer

Genre
adventure; jungle
Characters
Tarzan; Mbonga
Synopsis
Tarzan has a nightmare after a meal of boiled elephant meat disagrees with him.

Indexer Notes

Does not appears to be a reprint. Story appears to have been written and drawn for this comic.

The Dangina (Table of Contents: 22)

Tarzan's World / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jesse Marsh
Inks
Jesse Marsh
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Reprints

Hey Kids! (Table of Contents: 23) (Expand) /

Walt Disney Comics Digest / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

28 of Walt Disney's Most Famous Characters (Table of Contents: 24) (Expand) /

Golden Press / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Tarzan; Korak; Brothers of the Spear
  2. 1. ["You'll love this one, too!"]
    Golden Comics Digest
  3. 2. Contents
    Golden Comics Digest
  4. 3. Strangers in Lost Pal-ul-Don
    Tarzan
  5. 4. Unusual African Fish
  6. 5. Captive of the Vulture
    Korak, Son of Tarzan
  7. 6. Strange Partnerships
  8. 7. War Horn on the Mountain
    Brothers of the Spear
  9. 8. South African Headdresses
  10. 9. The Man-Eating Tree
    Tarzan
  11. 10. Mabu's Special Day
  12. 11. Argus and the Vulture
  13. 12. The Eye of Thoth
    Tarzan
  14. 13. Could It Be True?
  15. 14. Tarzan's Commandos
    Tarzan
  16. 15. Tarzan Rescues the Moon
    Jungle Tales of Tarzan
  17. 16. African Birds
  18. 17. The Horned Men
    Tarzan
  19. 18. Warrior's Test
    Korak, Son of Tarzan
  20. 19. The Raiders
    Brothers of the Spear
  21. 20. Animal Tree Homes
  22. 21. The Nightmare
    Jungle Tales of Tarzan
  23. 22. The Dangina
    Tarzan's World
  24. 23. Hey Kids!
    Walt Disney Comics Digest
  25. 24. 28 of Walt Disney's Most Famous Characters
    Golden Press
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Gene Reed
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Karl Wilcox
  • Darrel McCann
  • Jim Van Dore