(February-April 1962)

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Price:
0.15 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
On-sale date:
1961-11-14
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
Dell [stamp]
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Indicia title is "THE TWILIGHT ZONE, No. 1288." Code number is T.T.ZONE O.S. #1288-621. Copyright 1961 by Cayuga Productions, Inc. Based on "The Twilight Zone" TV series. On sale date is Library of Congress copyright record publication date. Continues as The Twilight Zone #01-860-207 (May-July 1962).


[The Joiner] (Table of Contents)

The Twilight Zone / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
George Wilson (painting); ? (photo)
Inks:
George Wilson (painting); ? (photo)
Colors:
George Wilson (painting)
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Rod Serling (photo)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pencils, inks, and colors credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

The Bridegroom / Secret Weapon / The Joiner (Table of Contents)

The Twilight Zone / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Evans; Reed Crandall
Inks:
George Evans; Reed Crandall
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Previews of three stories in the issue.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Two-panel previews of the stories in the issue.

The Bridegroom (Table of Contents)

The Twilight Zone / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Dorfman
Pencils:
George Evans; Reed Crandall
Inks:
George Evans; Reed Crandall
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda

Characters:
Rod Serling (cameo)
Synopsis:
Milo Dean makes a career of fleecing gullible women. While hiding out from his latest caper, he and his accomplice come across a strange house where Milo finds a beautiful wealthy woman who he intends to marry.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pencils, inks, and letters credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007); Dorfman credit from Martin O'Hearn at http://martinohearn.blogspot.com/

The Secret Weapon (Table of Contents)

The Twilight Zone / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Dorfman
Pencils:
Reed Crandall; George Evans
Inks:
George Evans; Reed Crandall
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda

Characters:
Rod Serling (cameo); Adolph Hitler (cameo)
Synopsis:
After World War II, Hunt Mallard tracks former Nazi officers in Germany. He finds a former atomic scientist, who has become a wood carver, with a very special set of figurines.

Indexer Notes

Pencils; inks, and letters credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).; Dorfman credit from Martin O'Hearn at http://martinohearn.blogspot.com/

Voices From the Twilight Zone (Table of Contents)

The Twilight Zone / filler / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul S. Newman
Pencils:
George Evans; Reed Crandall
Inks:
George Evans; Reed Crandall
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda

Characters:
Abraham Lincoln
Synopsis:
Accounts of a seance in the White House before Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation and of a vision Lincoln had of lying in state after his assassination.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pencils, inks, and letters credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

The Joiner (Table of Contents)

The Twilight Zone / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul S. Newman
Pencils:
Reed Crandall; George Evans
Inks:
George Evans; Reed Crandall
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Rod Serling (cameo)
Synopsis:
Mild-mannered Alvah Petty escapes his unpleasant home life by joining the "Knights of the Galaxy."
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pencils, inks, and letters credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007); script credit from Newman's record book.

Voyage into the Twilight Zone (Table of Contents)

The Twilight Zone / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Evans; Reed Crandall
Inks:
George Evans; Reed Crandall
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
The mystery of the Mary Celeste, a ship found on the high seas in 1812, with her cargo intact and ample supplies of food and water, but with no signs of the fate of her crew.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white.

Calling the Twilight Zone (Table of Contents)

The Twilight Zone / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Evans; Reed Crandall
Inks:
George Evans; Reed Crandall
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Back cover. This sequence is replaced by an ad on some copies. See Sequence 8.

Announcing the all-new Daisy B-B Gun (Table of Contents)

Daisy Manufacturing / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (painting)
Inks:
? (painting)
Colors:
? (painting)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Illustrated ad for Daisy B-B guns. Featured model is the "Spittin' Image" of the Model 94 Winchester. Cost is $12.95. Daisy Manufacturing. This ad replaces Sequence 7 in some copies.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [The Joiner]
    The Twilight Zone
  2. 1. The Bridegroom / Secret Weapon / The Joiner
    The Twilight Zone
  3. 2. The Bridegroom
    The Twilight Zone
  4. 3. The Secret Weapon
    The Twilight Zone
  5. 4. Voices From the Twilight Zone
    The Twilight Zone
  6. 5. The Joiner
    The Twilight Zone
  7. 6. Voyage into the Twilight Zone
    The Twilight Zone
  8. 7. Calling the Twilight Zone
    The Twilight Zone
  9. 8. Announcing the all-new Daisy B-B Gun
    Daisy Manufacturing
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