(February 1964)

Western, 1962 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
K. K. Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Gold Key
Editing:
Del Connell
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US; later standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Keywords:
Space station; space travel

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Space Family Robinson / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Tim Robinson; Tam Robinson; Zurko; Tim duplicates
Reprints:
Keywords:
Doppelganger; double; duplicate

Prehistoric Animals Number 2 The Teeming Seas (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Keywords:
Educational; evolution; fact; paleontology; prehistoric

Indexer Notes

Prehistoric water life, to the evolution of the first land-dwellers.

The Duplicates (Table of Contents)

Space Family Robinson / comic story / 27 pages (report information)

Script:
Del Connell
Pencils:
Dan Spiegle
Inks:
Dan Spiegle
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Tim Robinson; Tam Robinson; Craig Robinson; June Robinson; Zurko; Zytrox girl; Tim duplicates
Synopsis:
Exiled on an asteroid, Zurko captures Tim and Tam, then makes an army of Tim duplicates so that he may take over his home planet of Zytrox. After his departure the adult Robinsons rescue their children, then pursue Zurko to Zytrox. Here they join forces with the underground, finally discovering that the duplicates can be annihilated by high-frequency sound. They leave with the gratitude of Zytrox, but Tim has had enough of mirrors for a while.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Alien; doppelganger; double; duplicate; ray gun; space ship; space station; space travel

Indexer Notes

Script credit as per Dark Horse Archives, Space Family Robinson, Volume One. (2011)

Trouble at Fifteen Hundred (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Andy Carr; Cruiser Captain Barragon
Synopsis:
Andy Carr is in his space suit 1500 miles up, repairing a satellite, when he loses contact with the object and begins a slow fall with the Earth's weak gravity. When his rocket harness fails he unstraps it, does a repair in free fall, and uses it to return to his vessel.
Keywords:
Rocket pack; satellite; space suit; space travel

Indexer Notes

Header illustration

Situation Survival (Table of Contents)

Captain Venture / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
Dan Spiegle
Inks:
Dan Spiegle
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Captain Venture [Rex] (first appearance); Lieutenant MacKay [Scotty] (first appearance)
Synopsis:
Investigating a strange new world, Captain Venture and his co-pilot struggle to regain control when their ship is struck by a meteor. They crash into the sea but then surface into a lushly forested cavern -- illuminated by artificial light. Recognizing that they must rely on each other in a new way, they go onto a first-name basis for the duration.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Inside Earth; space ship; space travel

Indexer Notes

First appearance of feature and characters. Script credit provided by David Porta from "Gaylord Du Bois's Account Books Sorted by Title / compiled from the original account books by Randall W. Scott" (1985).

Wild Animals of South America Number 10 The Anaconda (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; animal
Keywords:
Anaconda; educational; fact; snake; South America

Indexer Notes

Facts about the anaconda.

[Back cover] (Table of Contents)

Space Family Robinson / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Tim Robinson; Tam Robinson; Zurko; Tim duplicates
Reprints:
Keywords:
Doppelganger; double; duplicate

Indexer Notes

Same as front cover, but without title or trade dress.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Space Family Robinson
  2. 1. Prehistoric Animals Number 2 The Teeming Seas
    Keys of Knowledge
  3. 2. The Duplicates
    Space Family Robinson
  4. 3. Trouble at Fifteen Hundred
  5. 4. Situation Survival
    Captain Venture
  6. 5. Wild Animals of South America Number 10 The Anaconda
    Keys of Knowledge
  7. 6. [Back cover]
    Space Family Robinson
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome
  • Jochen G.
  • Dave Porta
  • Kirk House
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Mike Nielsen