(September 1965)

Western, 1964 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:
Wally Green
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age U.S.; Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Keywords:
New York City; post-apocalyptic

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Mighty Samson / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Mo Gollub (painted)
Inks:
Mo Gollub (painted)
Colors:
Mo Gollub (painted)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Samson; Sharmaine; Mindor; John Pitt
Reprints:

Prehistoric Americans Number 5 The Mayas (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
non-fiction; history
Keywords:
American Indian; Central America; educational; fact; Mayan; Native American; pre-Columbian

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Facts about the ancient Maya people.

Peril from the Past [Part 1] (Table of Contents)

Mighty Samson / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Frank Thorne [as FT] (signed)
Inks:
Frank Thorne [as FT] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
3-656

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Samson; Sharmaine; Mindor; John Pitt
Synopsis:
Samson and his friends find Dr. Pitt, a scientist who has lain in suspended animation since the atomic war. He reveals himself as a self-serving coward, but they demand his help in stanching a release of ancient chemicals, which threaten the life of everyone in N'Yark.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Atomic war; helicopter; New York City; nuclear war; post-apocalyptic; suspended animation

[Peril from the Past, Part 2] The Desperate Mission (Table of Contents)

Mighty Samson / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Frank Thorne
Inks:
Frank Thorne
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Samson; Sharmaine; Mindor; John Pitt
Synopsis:
Dr. Pitt uses ancient vehicles to get the group to the toxic leak site, and helps them find radioactive waste to neutralize it. When he tries to make his getaway by helicopter the suspicious Sharmaine, who has stowed away, stops him. When he's injured by being thrown from the helicopter in a struggle, he agrees to release the radioactive materials into the flame, ending the threat and dooming himself. He will finally face the death he evaded centuries before.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Atomic war; helicopter; New York City; nuclear war; post-apocalyptic

Prehistoric Americans Number 6 Everyday Life of the Mayas (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
non-fiction; history
Keywords:
American Indian; Central America; Mayan; Native American; pre-Columbian

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Facts on the lives of the ancient Mayans.

Pinup (Table of Contents)

Mighty Samson / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Mo Gollub (painted)
Inks:
Mo Gollub (painted)
Colors:
Mo Gollub (painted)

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Samson; Sharmaine; Mindor; John Pitt
Reprints:
Keywords:
New York City; post-apocalyptic

Indexer Notes

Back cover pinup is same as front cover, but sans title or trade dress.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Mighty Samson
  2. 1. Prehistoric Americans Number 5 The Mayas
    Keys of Knowledge
  3. 2. Peril from the Past [Part 1]
    Mighty Samson
  4. 3. [Peril from the Past, Part 2] The Desperate Mission
    Mighty Samson
  5. 4. Prehistoric Americans Number 6 Everyday Life of the Mayas
    Keys of Knowledge
  6. 5. Pinup
    Mighty Samson
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  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Kirk House
  • Steve Dasinger
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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