Primus #2
(March 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
Sal Gentile

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Primus / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photograph)
Inks
? (photograph)
Colors
? (photograph)
Letters
Charlotte Jetter

Genre
adventure
Characters
Primus [Carter Primus]

Where Killers Meet (Table of Contents: 1)

Primus / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
D-2616
Genre
adventure
Characters
Primus [Carter Primus]
Synopsis
While testing new heated scuba gear for the U.S. Navy Primus is attacked by a sperm whale. He sends
a message to his partners aboard his boat who find themselves surrounded by whaling ships. Magda, a diver, assists Primus who is taken captive by Adam Karkel, a man intent on hunting and killing whales. Magda explains that Karkel and his partner plan to harvest the protected sperm whales. Magda and Primus escape but come under fire. Magda is picked up while Primus plants small bombs on the propellers of whale killer ships and disables the fleet.

Red Tide! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
?
Pencils
? (illustration)
Inks
? (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure
Characters
Human Fish [John Willmore]
Synopsis
John Willmore, a man born with both gills and lungs, finds his way to the Gulf of Mexico, where red organisms are choking out the normal chain of life. He finds the source, a strange coral and uses flamethrowers supplied by the military to destroy the source, thus cleansing the sea.

East of Aden (Table of Contents: 3)

Primus / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
D-2605
Genre
adventure
Characters
Primus [Carter Primus]
Synopsis
Primus is fighting a crocodile by wiring it’s jaws shut and goes topside to find out from Toni that the local sheik demands his presence. Primus find Shiek Al Habim, an insufferable man, aboard his yacht when there is an explosion sending it and its wealth to the bottom. Primus is contracted to retrieve the riches but encounters many others, who were robbed of their fair share of Habim's wealth. Primus is moved by their fate and assists them which ultimately leads to Habim being deposed and replaced as leader by a much fairer government.
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Primus
  2. 1. Where Killers Meet
    Primus
  3. 2. Red Tide!
    Human Fish
  4. 3. East of Aden
    Primus
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