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(October 1963)

Western, 1963 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
K. K. Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Gold Key
Editing:
Bill Harris
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age U. S., later Standard Modern Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Cover code: 10053-310


The Sorcerer's Potion (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
George Wilson (painted)
Inks:
George Wilson (painted)
Colors:
George Wilson (painted)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).
Image from interior story "The Sorcerer's Potion".

Archaeology, Number 7: The Tomb of Ti (Table of Contents)

Keys of Knowledge / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Certa ?
Inks:
Joe Certa ?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Sorcerer's Potion (Table of Contents)

Boris Karloff Tales of Mystery / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ray Bailey
Inks:
Ray Bailey
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Possessed (Table of Contents)

comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick Wood
Pencils:
Alex Toth
Inks:
Mike Peppe
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inking previously credited to Alex Toth.

The Master's Touch (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Text story with 3 illustrations.

A Cage for Hassan (Table of Contents)

Boris Karloff Tales of Mystery / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Dorfman
Pencils:
Frank Springer
Inks:
Frank Springer
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The reason for the discrepancy in page count is because the story was reformatted in the Digest to one or two panels per page, whereas the original comic book contains around five panels per page.

The Enigma of Shanti Devi (Table of Contents)

A True Tale of Mystery / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tom Gill
Inks:
Tom Gill
Colors:
?
Letters:
Tom Gill ?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The reason for the discrepancy in page count is because the story was reformatted in the Digest to one or two panels per page, whereas the original comic book contains around five panels per page.

Fish, Number 38: Sawfish (Table of Contents)

Keys of Knowledge / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ray Bailey
Inks:
Ray Bailey
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Boris Karloff Pin-Up No. 5 (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
George Wilson (painted)
Inks:
George Wilson (painted)
Colors:
George Wilson (painted)

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Reprint of front cover without photo, logo or lettering.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Sorcerer's Potion
  2. 1. Archaeology, Number 7: The Tomb of Ti
    Keys of Knowledge
  3. 2. The Sorcerer's Potion
    Boris Karloff Tales of Mystery
  4. 3. Possessed
  5. 4. The Master's Touch
  6. 5. A Cage for Hassan
    Boris Karloff Tales of Mystery
  7. 6. The Enigma of Shanti Devi
    A True Tale of Mystery
  8. 7. Fish, Number 38: Sawfish
    Keys of Knowledge
  9. 8. Boris Karloff Pin-Up No. 5
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Nick Caputo
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Per Sandell
  • Axel Kahlstorff
  • Ramon Schenk
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Darrel McCann