(July 1968)

Western, 1964 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Western Publishing Company, Inc.
Brand:
Gold Key
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Lone Ranger / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Hank Hartman (painting)
Inks:
Hank Hartman (painting)
Colors:
Hank Hartman (painting)

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Lone Ranger; Tonto
Synopsis:
The Lone Ranger and Tonto use a fallen tree for cover as they fire their guns.
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Cheer! Cheer! The gang's all here... (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tony Strobl; ?
Inks:
Tony Strobl; ?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Mickey Mouse (cameo); Three Little Pigs (cameo); Daisy Duck (cameo); Huey; Dewey; Louie (cameo)
Synopsis:
promo for the first issue of Gold Key's Walt Disney Comics Digest with cover repro.

Indexer Notes

inside front cover; black and white

Distress Signal (Table of Contents)

The Lone Ranger / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Lone Ranger; Tonto
Synopsis:
Robbers try to force a telegraph operator to wire an express train to stop at a station, so they can rob it.

Indexer Notes

one of the few Tom Gill stories of this era which was not a reprint.

Bandit Brother (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Synopsis:
Kirk Thompson suspects his older brother Roy of being part of the Coyote Gang.
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Indexer Notes

text story with 1/4 page illustration.

The Carrier Pigeon (Table of Contents)

The Lone Ranger / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul S. Newman
Pencils:
Tom Gill
Inks:
Tom Gill
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Lone Ranger; Tonto
Synopsis:
Black Owl's braves are raiding villages along the Pecos for money to buy information about the Army forts in the area.
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Indexer Notes

Story interrupted by four page Gold Key Comics Club section; script credit from Robin Snyder, taken from Paul S. Newman's personal records.

[Knock! Knock!] (Table of Contents)

Gold Key Comics Club News / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
promo for Gold Key Comics Club activities.

Indexer Notes

part of the centerfold used in all Gold Key comics that month.

Animals (Table of Contents)

Gold Key Club Comics Reader's Page / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Scott Reyell; Frank Norton; Michael Kazmer; David Lanning
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
animal
Synopsis:
four drawings of animals sent in by readers.

Indexer Notes

part of the centerfold used in all Gold Key comics that month.

Airplanes (Table of Contents)

Gold Key Club Comics Reader's Page / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Charles Jose Jones; Frank MacIntosh; Dennis Regan
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
three drawings of airplanes sent in by readers.

Indexer Notes

part of the centerfold used in all Gold Key comics that month.

Jokes On You (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Jokes sent in by: Patrick Bragg, Scott Hannah, Ricky Largin, Vincent Maiello, Sandra L. Kay, Pamela Middleton, Dominic Fulco III, Karen Statezny, Jean Hourihan, Gwen Bryant,Jamed D. RIckard, Jody Knoell, Linda Caspary, Cathy Rose, Gerald Romanzin, Jerry Prock, Roberta Greenwell,and Ricky Fleehart.

Indexer Notes

part of the centerfold used in all Gold Key comics that month.

in "The Fire Arrows" (Table of Contents)

Small Bear / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul S. Newman ?
Pencils:
Jon Small
Inks:
Jon Small
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Small Bear
Synopsis:
Small Bear leads his Cheyenne tribe in search of grass for their horses, only to find the way blocked by Pawnee braves.
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The Unwanted Gun (Table of Contents)

The Lone Ranger / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Lone Ranger; Tonto
Synopsis:
A card shark is murdered after winning a large pot and the Lone Ranger must decide which of the other card players is guilty.
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Indexer Notes

A "Solve the Mystery" story, though not billed as such.

[Rooster] (Table of Contents)

Mini-Comics / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Two eight panel strips. One features a rooster crowing at sunrise, the other a clumsy skiier.

Iguanodon (Table of Contents)

Dinosauria / text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; animal
Synopsis:
article on Iguanodon dinosaurs with three illustrations.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Alberto Becattini.

Sweet Music From Gold Key Comics (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Woody Woodpecker (cameo); Daffy Duck (cameo); Bugs Bunny (cameo)
Synopsis:
promo for various Gold Key comics

Indexer Notes

inside back cover; black and white

3 Complete Fishing Outfits (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

back cover; ad for Niresk Discount Sales, Chicago, selling fishing kits.

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Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Lone Ranger
  2. 1. Cheer! Cheer! The gang's all here...
  3. 2. Distress Signal
    The Lone Ranger
  4. 3. Bandit Brother
  5. 4. The Carrier Pigeon
    The Lone Ranger
  6. 5. [Knock! Knock!]
    Gold Key Comics Club News
  7. 6. Animals
    Gold Key Club Comics Reader's Page
  8. 7. Airplanes
    Gold Key Club Comics Reader's Page
  9. 8. Jokes On You
    Gold Key Club Comics
  10. 9. in "The Fire Arrows"
    Small Bear
  11. 10. The Unwanted Gun
    The Lone Ranger
  12. 11. [Rooster]
    Mini-Comics
  13. 12. Iguanodon
    Dinosauria
  14. 13. Sweet Music From Gold Key Comics
  15. 14. 3 Complete Fishing Outfits
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