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(October 1968)

Western, 1968 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.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched

Issue Notes

Gold Key cover code: 10225-810


U.S. Space Probe Pilots Struggle to Survive While Stranded in the Depths of a Strange Planet! (Table of Contents)

Captain Venture / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction

[Explorers of the Universe] (Table of Contents)

Captain Venture / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Del Connell ?
Pencils:
Dan Spiegle ?
Inks:
Dan Spiegle ?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Captain Rex Venture; Scotty MacKay

Land Beneath the Sea (Table of Contents)

Captain Venture / comic story / 26 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:
  • US from Space Family Robinson (Western, 1962 series) #6 (February 1964) [pages 1-4, ; pages 1-4, reprint title: Land Beneath the Sea], #7 (April 1964) [pages 5-9, original title: The Mystery Planet, writing in the first panel is altered], #8 (June 1964) [pages 10-14, original title is The Cavern City, slight alteration to first panel], #9 (August 1964) [pages 15-19, original title: Pursued, slight alteration of first panel], #13 (July 1965) [page 21 (last page of story), ], #14 (October 1965) [pages 22-26, original story: Jungle Ruin, slight alteration of text]

Indexer Notes

Pages 3-16 and 21-32.

Script credit as per page 130, Gaylord Du Bois's Account Books, Sorted by Title, compiled from the original account books by Randall W. Scott.

The Zebra (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
non-fiction; animal
Synopsis:
Facts about Zebras.

Band (Table of Contents)

Picture Dictionary / text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Various examples of the different ways the word "band" is used.

["First Hunter: Am I glad to see you! I've been lost in these woods..."] (Table of Contents)

Jest for Fun / text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Protoceratops (Table of Contents)

Dinosauria / text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

[He's Out] (Table of Contents)

Mini-Comics / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

[Insect-Eating Plant] (Table of Contents)

Mini-Comics / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

["I kept it in the freezer!"] (Table of Contents)

Chuckle Time / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Four cartoons.

[The Search!] (Table of Contents)

Captain Venture / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?

Genre:
adventure; science fiction

Captain Venture Pin-Up (Table of Contents)

Captain Venture / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?

Genre:
adventure; science fiction
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. U.S. Space Probe Pilots Struggle to Survive While Stranded in the Depths of a Strange Planet!
    Captain Venture
  2. 1. [Explorers of the Universe]
    Captain Venture
  3. 2. Land Beneath the Sea
    Captain Venture
  4. 3. The Zebra
    Keys of Knowledge
  5. 4. Band
    Picture Dictionary
  6. 5. ["First Hunter: Am I glad to see you! I've been lost in these woods..."]
    Jest for Fun
  7. 6. Protoceratops
    Dinosauria
  8. 7. [He's Out]
    Mini-Comics
  9. 8. [Insect-Eating Plant]
    Mini-Comics
  10. 9. ["I kept it in the freezer!"]
    Chuckle Time
  11. 10. [The Search!]
    Captain Venture
  12. 11. Captain Venture Pin-Up
    Captain Venture
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