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Primus (1972 Charlton) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Primus (1972 Charlton) 1

    Comic book version of a short-lived 1971 syndicated TV series produced by Ivan Tors (who also produced "Sea Hunt" and "Flipper") about global underwater troubleshooter Carter Primus, played by Robert Brown. In this issue, Primus deals with a lady being threatened by drug dealers, a couple's squabbles over a valuable ring, and rescues an astronaut in "The Double Dealers," "A Ring to Remember," and "The First Man of the Sea." Scripts by Joe Gill and art by Joe Staton. Issue also has "Meet the Human Fish" text feature. Photo cover. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #2
    Primus (1972 Charlton) 2

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    Comic book version of a short-lived 1971 syndicated TV series produced by Ivan Tors (who also produced "Sea Hunt" and "Flipper") about global underwater troubleshooter Carter Primus, played by Robert Brown. In this issue, Primus becomes trapped between killers and whales while exploring the bay of whales in "Where Killers Meet" and raises a Sheik's wrath in "East of Arden." Scripts by Joe Gill and art by Joe Staton. Issue also has The Human Fish in "Red Tide" text feature. Photo cover. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #3
    Primus (1972 Charlton) 3

    Comic book version of a short-lived 1971 syndicated TV series produced by Ivan Tors (who also produced "Sea Hunt" and "Flipper") about global underwater troubleshooter Carter Primus, played by Robert Brown. In this issue, Primus battles crooks intent on getting his Deep Detection Device for locating oil deposits beneath the ocean floor in "The Deadly Pay-Off" and helps protect an international ballerina in "Into the Darkness." Scripts by Joe Gill and art by Joe Staton. Issue also has The Human Fish in "Mini-Sub Missing" text feature. Photo cover. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #4
    Primus (1972 Charlton) 4

    Comic book version of a short-lived 1971 syndicated TV series produced by Ivan Tors (who also produced "Sea Hunt" and "Flipper") about global underwater troubleshooter Carter Primus, played by Robert Brown. In this issue, Primus helps a girl find stolen gold located off the coast of South America in "The Curse of the Killer Reef" and battles some troublesome motorcyclists in "No Trouble at All." Scripts by Joe Gill and art by Joe Staton. Issue also has "The Human Fish" text feature. Photo cover. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #5
    Primus (1972 Charlton) 5
    • Oxidation.

    Comic book version of a short-lived 1971 syndicated TV series produced by Ivan Tors (who also produced "Sea Hunt" and "Flipper") about global underwater troubleshooter Carter Primus, played by Robert Brown. In this issue, Primus discovers an ancient civilization when he explores underwater passages under a volcano crater and gets trapped there in "The Fire People" and battles underwater pirates for "The Crown of Minos" Scripts by Joe Gill and art by Joe Staton. Issue also has The Human Fish in "Screams of Salvation" text feature. Cover has both photo and art. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #6
    Primus (1972 Charlton) 6
    • Pedigree: John G. Fantucchio
    • From the John G. Fantucchio collection, but comic does not include a certificate of authenticity.

    Comic book version of a short-lived 1971 syndicated TV series produced by Ivan Tors (who also produced "Sea Hunt" and "Flipper") about global underwater troubleshooter Carter Primus, played by Robert Brown. In this issue, Primus battles drug dealers in "Death is Waiting" and runs into all sorts of mystery and danger when he finds a gun in "A Weapon Used to Kill Whom?" Scripts by Joe Gill and art by Joe Staton. Issue also has "The Human Fish" text feature. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #7
    Primus (1972 Charlton) 7
    • Pedigree: John G. Fantucchio
    • From the John G. Fantucchio collection, but comic does not include a certificate of authenticity.

    Comic book version of a short-lived 1971 syndicated TV series produced by Ivan Tors (who also produced "Sea Hunt" and "Flipper") about global underwater troubleshooter Carter Primus, played by Robert Brown. In this issue, Primus battles a plot to kidnap the president and start World War III in "Crisis at 40 Fathoms." The story has appearance by by Richard N. Mixon, a comedienne impersonator of real life president Richard M. Nixon and the villain looks like real-life politician Hubert Humphrey. Primus also helps fishermen in "The Saboteur." Scripts by Joe Gill and art by Joe Staton. Issue also has The Human Fish in "Starfish Trouble" text feature. Cover price $0.20.