Primus #4
(June 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
? (photographs)
Inks
? (photographs)
Colors
? (photographs)
Letters
Charlotte Jetter

Genre
adventure
Characters
Primus [Carter Primus]

The Curse of the Killer Reef (Table of Contents: 1)

Primus / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
D-2851
Genre
adventure
Characters
Primus [Carter Primus]
Synopsis
Primus assists Carla in an effort to retrieve a treasure of stolen gold buried off the ocean floor of the South American coast. She hopes to use it for the good of her people and keep it away from the dictator Adolfo Ruiz. Locating the wreck Primus comes under attack by two divers. He fights them off but Ruiz shoots a machine gun into the water, wounding his own men and driving the barracuda into a frenzy. Primus saves the men and his partners Charlie and Toni show up in the nick of time and save the day.

Sea Lion Security (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
Professor John Wilmore, the man with both lungs and gills, called upon to solve a problem for the Navy. It seems they use sea lions to find and retrieve top secret deep sea devices designed to stop enemy subs. The sea lions cannot it seems retrieve them 100% of the time and the Navy can't find the problem. Wilmore descends and ultimately finds it's the the fault of the signal and not the sea lions, solving the Navy problem.

No Trouble at All (Table of Contents: 3)

Primus / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
D-2850
Genre
adventure
Characters
Primus [Carter Primus]
Synopsis
Primus encounters a beautiful blonde painting seascapes. She explains that three hoodlums are harassing her. Primus meet up with the hoods who warn him to leave the area. Using his plane he locates their shack but is captured. They learn that their presence threatens the gangs drug smuggling operation. The next day the gang shoots at Charlie Whitman and Toni but Primus escapes and his teammates return and capture the criminals.
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Primus
  2. 1. The Curse of the Killer Reef
    Primus
  3. 2. Sea Lion Security
    Human Fish
  4. 3. No Trouble at All
    Primus
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