(February 1969)

Western, 1964 Series
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Price:
0.15 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.; Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Keywords:
Post-apocalyptic

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Mighty Samson / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Mighty Samson; Sharmaine
Reprints:
Keywords:
Post-apocalyptic

["Five fantastic ways to have fun... from General Electric"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Boys; girls
Keywords:
Electronics

Indexer Notes

Ad for products from General Electric.

Seeds of Disaster [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:
17-6811

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Mighty Samson; Sharmaine; Mindor; Terra; Zaak
Synopsis:
Terra makes an alliance with a reluctant tribe who live atop tall buildings, and uses the opportunity to sow seeds of dangerous plants in N'Yark. Samson investigates, and is seized by a man-eating plant.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Flying saucer; mutant; mutation; New York City; post-apocalyptic

Forgotten Empire (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; history
Reprints:
Keywords:
Archaeology; archeology; educational; fact; Hittites

Indexer Notes

Discovery of the Hittites

The River Feat (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:
Drought and fire threaten Ultra City, but Tom uses his mental powers to move a glacier in order to supply water.
Keywords:
Glacier; levitation

["Don't miss an issue, or you may miss your contribution."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Barnabas Collins

Readers Page [doodles] (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

Fan art by Darcy Nelson, Mary Elizabeth James, Susan Mansfield, Patty Sperle, and Sonya Dresser.

["Holiday Offer"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Promo, with order coupon, for subscriptions from Gold Key Comics.

Jokes on You (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
(fan submissions)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

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

Indexer Notes

Gags and riddles submitted by fans Susan Mann, Kevin Fleming, Larry Edward Harris, Melanie Martin, Tracy Jones, Beverly Irving, Gerard Aldridge, Tom Gazo, Larry W. Parrish, David Nelmes, Robert Brand, Leonard Hopkins, Linda Kempel, Evelyn Roy, Betty Grier, Michael Mullen, Jeanne Hagen, Wendy June Harnum, Bonnie McCarley, Debbie Heindel, and Robert Zembelli.

[Seeds of Disaster, Part 2] Assassin Plants (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; Sharmaine; Mindor; Terra; Zaak
Synopsis:
Samson fights his way out of the man-eater, and Sharmaine gathers a fungus that will kill the deadly plants. The rooftop dwellers, fed up with Terra, try to execute her. Samson intervenes, but Terra betrays him and his friends. With the fungus, the flight of Terra, and an uneasy arrangement with the roof-dwellers, N'Yark is safe again.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Mutant; mutation; New York City; post-apocalyptic

Triceratops (Table of Contents)

Dinosauria / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Keywords:
Dinosaur; educational; fact; paleontology; triceratops

Indexer Notes

Facts about the triceratops.

["Santa's bigger than ever..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Santa Claus
Keywords:
Christmas; holiday

Indexer Notes

Promo for the 1968 Golden Magazine Christmas Annual.

The Disaster at Anthill Acres (Table of Contents)

Mighty "Matchbox" / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
car
Synopsis:
Rescue, work, and official vehicles rush to the scene of a reported disaster, but it turns out to be a false alarm.
Keywords:
Toy cars

Indexer Notes

Ad, in comic-story form, for Matchbox toy cars from Fred Bonner Corporation.

["Spittin' Image Sportsters... from Daisy"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Boys
Keywords:
Air rifle; B.B gun; B.B. gun; BB gun

Indexer Notes

Ad for B.B guns from Daisy/Heddon.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Mighty Samson
  2. 1. ["Five fantastic ways to have fun... from General Electric"]
  3. 2. Seeds of Disaster [Part 1]
    Mighty Samson
  4. 3. Forgotten Empire
  5. 4. The River Feat
    Tom Morrow
  6. 5. ["Don't miss an issue, or you may miss your contribution."]
  7. 6. Readers Page [doodles]
    Gold Key Club Comics
  8. 7. ["Holiday Offer"]
  9. 8. Jokes on You
    Gold Key Club Comics
  10. 9. [Seeds of Disaster, Part 2] Assassin Plants
    Mighty Samson
  11. 10. Triceratops
    Dinosauria
  12. 11. ["Santa's bigger than ever..."]
  13. 12. The Disaster at Anthill Acres
    Mighty "Matchbox"
  14. 13. ["Spittin' Image Sportsters... from Daisy"]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Kirk House
  • Steve Dasinger
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Clayton Emery