(July 1965)

Western, 1962 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:
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

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

The Pit of Doom (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:
Craig Robinson; June Robinson; Tim Robinson
Reprints:

Electricity #4 - The Telephone (Table of Contents)

Keys of Knowledge / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Alexander Graham Bell
Synopsis:
The invention of the telephone and its modern applications.
Keywords:
telephone

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Panels with text underneath.

The Pit of Doom (Table of Contents)

Space Family Robinson / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Craig Robinson; June Robinson; Tim Robinson; Tam Robinson
Synopsis:
The Robinsons set down on a cloud-covered planet, seeking fruit. Exploring in their spacemobiles, they find strange islands of vegetation floating above the clouds, which are the home of chameleon-like super-amoebas and a primitive human-like race.
Keywords:
aliens; amoeba; fruit; Spacemobiles; spaceship

Indexer Notes

Art signed in last panel of story. 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).

["Are Cheerios your favorite cereal, Bullwinkle?"] (Table of Contents)

Rocky and Bullwinkle; Cheerios; General Mills / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Rocky; Bullwinkle
Synopsis:
Rocky and Bullwinkle discuss Cheerios while doing a trapeze act for a circus.

Indexer Notes

Ad in comic form for General Mills Cheerios breakfast cereal.

Space Station '75 (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
A tour of a proposed space station, which would be in operation in 1975.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Text with one illustration.

Escape (Table of Contents)

Captain Venture / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Rex Venture; Scotty Mackay; Jana; Pa-ark the Hermit
Synopsis:
Marooned on a water-covered planet, Rex and Scotty find an advanced civilization that has gone underwater and underground. When an earthquake forces them to take a monorail underground, they become lost and fall into a natural cavern where they find a "garden of peace" and a friendly hermit.
Reprints:
Keywords:
cavern; earthquake; hermit; monorail; underwater

Indexer Notes

Continued from last issue; continued in next issue. Art signed in last panel of story. 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).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Space Station #1 / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Del Connell ? (responses)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Summaries of letters from Jeanne Belgau; Juergen Pegler; Gordon Johnson; Jack Baker; Sharon Schendel; Kim E. Shinn; Joseph Leyh; Dan Murphy; and Bill Moore.

Space Age Apparel (Table of Contents)

Space Family Robinson / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
fashion; science fiction
Characters:
Tim Robinson; Tam Robinson
Synopsis:
Tim and Tam pose in futuristic fashions.

Indexer Notes

Text and illustrations. 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).

Iron and Steel #3 - Raw Materials (Table of Contents)

Keys of Knowledge / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Additives (manganese, nickel, carbon, cobalt) used in steel to improve performance.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Panels with text underneath.

Three Complete Fishing Outfits (Table of Contents)

Niresk Discount Sales / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Illustrated ad for three sets of fishing equipment for $12.95 from Niresk Discount Sales, Chicago 6, Ill.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Pit of Doom
    Space Family Robinson
  2. 1. Electricity #4 - The Telephone
    Keys of Knowledge
  3. 2. The Pit of Doom
    Space Family Robinson
  4. 3. ["Are Cheerios your favorite cereal, Bullwinkle?"]
    Rocky and Bullwinkle; Cheerios; General Mills
  5. 4. Space Station '75
  6. 5. Escape
    Captain Venture
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Space Station #1
  8. 7. Space Age Apparel
    Space Family Robinson
  9. 8. Iron and Steel #3 - Raw Materials
    Keys of Knowledge
  10. 9. Three Complete Fishing Outfits
    Niresk Discount Sales
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  • Peter Croome
  • Merlin Haas
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