(November 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

Numbered 10019-911 on cover.

Keywords:
Post-apocalyptic

Attack of the Fishmen! (Table of Contents)

Mighty Samson / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Mighty Samson; Nephtoon
Reprints:
Keywords:
fish monsters; merman; tridents

["Have a ball!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Attack of the Fishmen [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:
20-698

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Mighty Samson; Sharmaine; Mindor; Nephtoon
Synopsis:
Mutant humans who live underwater attack the people of N'Yark. Among other hostile acts they dam the Verrazano Narrows so as to flood the city, allowing them to take it over as a new homeland.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Mermaid; merman; mutant; mutation; New York City; post-apocalyptic; Verrazano Narrows Bridge

Indexer Notes

The Verrazano Narrows Bridge was fully opened just at about the time this story appeared.

Atlantis -- Fable or Fact? (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The ancient tale of Atlantis, and the never-ending quest to find it.

The Underwater Terror (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; Professor Todd; dolphin
Synopsis:
When an Ultra City professor is trapped under water, Tom enlists a dolphin to help rescue him. Tom exhausts himself sealing a lava flow that the professor found, but the dolphin returns him safe to shore.
Keywords:
Dolphin; lava; mental telepathy

["Hi kids!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

["Super Saturday on ABC"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

["ABC's Super Saturday Club"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Attack of the Fishmen, Part 2] Dam of Doom (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; Nephtoon
Synopsis:
The tribesmen fight back against the fishmen but Samson is hampered in fighting Nephtoon beacause he repeatedly needs to surface for air. Mindor outfits Samson with an ancient SCUBA outfit, after which Samson brings Nephtoon to the surface, where he forces him to call off the attack and dismantle the dam.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Mermaid; merman; mutant; mutation; New York City; post-apocalyptic; SCUBA

Gold Key Comics Club News (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

["On a Vista Esquire you can... hightail it!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Princess; frog
Synopsis:
A princess kisses a frog, hoping he'll turn into a prince. Instead, she turns into a frog.
Keywords:
Frog; pantomime; princess; wordless

["Famous name prizes or cash... from Olympic"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Be a sales leader who picks the prizes"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Attack of the Fishmen!
    Mighty Samson
  2. 1. ["Have a ball!"]
  3. 2. Attack of the Fishmen [Part 1]
    Mighty Samson
  4. 3. Atlantis -- Fable or Fact?
    Lost Civilizations
  5. 4. The Underwater Terror
    Tom Morrow
  6. 5. ["Hi kids!"]
  7. 6. ["Super Saturday on ABC"]
  8. 7. ["ABC's Super Saturday Club"]
  9. 8. [Attack of the Fishmen, Part 2] Dam of Doom
    Mighty Samson
  10. 9. Gold Key Comics Club News
    Gold Key Club Comics
  11. 10. ["On a Vista Esquire you can... hightail it!"]
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Mini-Comics
  13. 12. ["Famous name prizes or cash... from Olympic"]
  14. 13. ["Be a sales leader who picks the prizes"]
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