(November 1967)

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:
?
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

The Battle of N'Yark Bay! (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:
Mighty Samson
Reprints:
Keywords:
Torpedo

Indexer Notes

Samson confronts a huge monster in N'Yark's harbor. This is not a Morris Gollub cover according to Richard Richmond.

["Do you need extra money?"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1.2 pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Ad, with order coupon, for selling greeting cards from Cheerful Card Company. Second copy of coupon of page 34 for those who want to keep the cover intact.

The River Raiders, Part 1 (Table of Contents)

Mighty Samson / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Jack Sparling
Inks:
Jack Sparling
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
12-678

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Mighty Samson; Mindor; Sharmaine; Queen Terra
Synopsis:
When Samson and his friends explore old ships in the harbor, they are captured by tribesmen who live in the ships. The fearful tribesmen become friendly when Mindor shows them that he can get the ship's power operational again. But Terra of Jerz appears, having gotten an old Coast Guard cutter into service. She takes Sharmaine hostage and begins a circumnavigation of Manhattan, planning to shell each waterside tribe into submission.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Coast Guard; Manhattan; New York City; post-apocalyptic

The Man Who Bought a City (Table of Contents)

Lost Civilizations / text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; history
Synopsis:
John Stephens; landowner
Reprints:
Keywords:
Archaeology; archeology; Central America; lost city; Yucatan

Indexer Notes

Story of John Stephens and his explorations through Central America, searching for lost cities.

Victims of the Storm Dome (Table of Contents)

Tom Morrow / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Jack Sparling
Inks:
Jack Sparling
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Tom Morrow; Cindia
Synopsis:
Ultra City's weather dome accidentally locks into place, threatening the inhabitants with oxygen starvation. Tom uses his mental powers to break through the dome.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Domed city

Can You Create a Monster? (Table of Contents)

Gold Key Club Comics / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
(fan art)
Inks:
(fan art)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Keywords:
Fan art

Indexer Notes

Art by fans Steven Ozzano, George Kopec, Michael Brown, Cary Brown, James R. Johnson, and Peter Ash.

["See all the New Saturday Super Heroes"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Moby Dick; Tom; Tub; Scooby the Seal; Mighty Mightor [Tor]; Tog the Flying Dragon; Shazzan; Chuck; Nancy; Kaboobie the Flying Camel; Herculoids [Zandar; Tara; Dorno; Tundro; Igoo; Zok; Gloop; Gleep]; Superman; Aquaman; Aqualad; Jonny Quest; Race; Bandit
Keywords:
Television; TV

Indexer Notes

Ad for the 1967 Saturday morning cartoon schedule on CBS Television.

The Joke's on You (Table of Contents)

Gold Key Club Comics / letters page / 1.2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Gold Key Kid (advertising character or promotional character)

Indexer Notes

Gags or riddles submitted by fans Linda Prielozny, Carl Garrison, Pamela Moore, Jane Morgan, Joel Lorentz, Susan Clairman, Gregory Patarini, Renee L. Smith, Tim Blacklock, Valerie Helman, Butch Harrison, John Frosolone, Lonnie Adell, Fred Krepps, Dean Wendlandt, Kenton Hudgens, Tim Blacklock, and Sergio Bak. Continued to page 34.

[The River Raiders, Part 2] The Battle of N'Yark Bay (Table of Contents)

Mighty Samson / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Jack Sparling
Inks:
Jack Sparling
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Mighty Samson; Mindor; Sharmaine; Queen Terra
Synopsis:
After rescuing Sharmaine Samson uses an anchor and chain to rip the bow off Terra cutter. She limps home with the mutilated vessel, forced to abandon her shelling campaign.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Coast Guard; Manhattan; New York City; post-apocalyptic

Readers Complete the Comic (Table of Contents)

Gold Key Club Comics / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Fairgoer
Synopsis:
A fairgoer swings a mallet at a "ring-the-bell" attraction, but misses and pounds his own foot. Six fans provide alternatives for the missing final panel.
Keywords:
Pantomime; wordless

Indexer Notes

Fan art by ?, Paul Morgan, Linda Kay Finstad, Patricia Baltazar, Victor Gates, and Charles Gray.

What's Your Line? (Table of Contents)

Gold Key Club Comics / cartoon / 0.6 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Gold Key Kid (advertising character or promotional character); Psychiatrist; elephant; choir director; choir members; rock singer; Boy Scout
Keywords:
Panel cartoon

Indexer Notes

One complete panel cartoon. Two other cartoons without captions, which readers are invited to submit.

["204 pc. Revolutionary War Soldiers"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Russ Heath [as RH] (signed)
Inks:
Russ Heath [as RH] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
war
Characters:
British soldiers; American Continental soldiers
Keywords:
American Revolution; American War for Independence; redcoats; Revolutionary War; toy soldiers

Indexer Notes

Ad, with order coupon, for plastic soldiers from Revolutionary War Soldiers.

["Nationally famous prizes at no cost to you!"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Ad, with response coupon, for Junior Sales Club of America

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Battle of N'Yark Bay!
    Mighty Samson
  2. 1. ["Do you need extra money?"]
  3. 2. The River Raiders, Part 1
    Mighty Samson
  4. 3. The Man Who Bought a City
    Lost Civilizations
  5. 4. Victims of the Storm Dome
    Tom Morrow
  6. 5. Can You Create a Monster?
    Gold Key Club Comics
  7. 6. ["See all the New Saturday Super Heroes"]
  8. 7. The Joke's on You
    Gold Key Club Comics
  9. 8. [The River Raiders, Part 2] The Battle of N'Yark Bay
    Mighty Samson
  10. 9. Readers Complete the Comic
    Gold Key Club Comics
  11. 10. What's Your Line?
    Gold Key Club Comics
  12. 11. ["204 pc. Revolutionary War Soldiers"]
  13. 12. ["Nationally famous prizes at no cost to you!"]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Kirk House
  • Richard Richmond
  • Steve Dasinger
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Clayton Emery