(November 1976)

Western, 1968 Series
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Price:
0.30 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
four times a year
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Western Publishing Company, Inc.
Brand:
Gold Key
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

90259-611


Do Alien Explorers Hold Earthlings in Their grip? (Table of Contents)

UFO Flying Saucers / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Luis Dominguez ? (painted)
Inks:
Luis Dominguez ? (painted)
Colors:
Luis Dominguez ? (painted)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction
Keywords:
aliens; flying saucers; UFOs

Indexer Notes

The face and movement of the man, and folds in the scarf probably is Dominguez, and he is credited on covers for Gold Key by Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

Spook-A-Toon (Table of Contents)

Casper; Hostess Fruit Pies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
children
Characters:
Casper
Synopsis:
Casper the friendly ghost deals out Hostess Fruit Pies.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Those Strangers in Black! (Table of Contents)

UFO Flying Saucers / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Pat Fortunato (signed)
Pencils:
Frank Bolle (signed)
Inks:
Frank Bolle (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
If you've sighted a UFO lately, you may be under observation by Men in Black.
Keywords:
aliens; flying saucers; UFOs

Fun Tricks Free Things! (Table of Contents)

Gandalf Products Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Fake traffic tickets, 400 crazy labels or 250 magic tricks by mail order.

Frozen in His Tracks (Table of Contents)

UFO Flying Saucers / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Certa
Inks:
Joe Certa
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Maurice Masse
Synopsis:
Many reports of alien contact include descriptions of paralyzing ray guns.
Keywords:
aliens; crops; flying saucers; France; UFOs

Indexer Notes

Lines in the faces points to Certa and his signed stories in this series. Certa is credited on UFO Flying Saucers by Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

To Earn $2-$5-$10 or More Week After Week... (Table of Contents)

Grit publishing Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Earn money or get prizes regularly by selling Grit.

1001 Free Gifts (Table of Contents)

Free Give-A-Ways / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Over 1001 free items yours for asking.

Fun Tricks Free Things! (Table of Contents)

Gandalf Products Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Money maker, exploding pen, monster and many other items by mail order from Gandalf.

Hawaii U.F.O. (Table of Contents)

UFO Flying Saucers / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Frank Bolle
Inks:
Frank Bolle
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
A flood of UFO reports on Hawaii, several from highly-trained technical experts.

Indexer Notes

Inklines and faces same as the signed story by Bolle.

Kids, Roach Design Are Now Available As Iron-On Transfers! (Table of Contents)

Gandalf Products Co. / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

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

Synopsis:
One page of iron-on transfers and the other with embroidered patches.

The Astronauts Report! (Table of Contents)

UFO Flying Saucers / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Jim McDivitt (astronaut); Frank Borman (astronaut); Michael Collins (astronaut); John Young (astronaut)
Synopsis:
Some reports on UFOs by astronauts.
Keywords:
Apollo XI; flying saucers; Gemini IV; Gemini V; Gemini VII; Gemini X; space program; UFOs

Indexer Notes

The face with flat nose and big eyes is by Sparling. He is credited on UFO Flying Saucers by Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

Cartoon Superstars You Create (Table of Contents)

Skitoons. Inc. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Bugs Bunny; Porky Pig; Road Runner; Wile E. Coyote
Synopsis:
Create your own cartoons with Skitoons cartoon painting kit.

Sea-Monsters (Table of Contents)

Gandalf Products Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Own a bowlfull of living plasma pets.

Get Your Favorite Cartoon Characters... (Table of Contents)

Gandalf Products Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Patches of many cartoon characters, from Batman to Felix the Cat.

UFOs in the Animal Kingdom (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Frisky (dog); Snippy (horse)
Synopsis:
There have been a long line of reported incidents involving animals and UFOs.
Keywords:
aliens; crop circles; flying saucers; UFOs

Indexer Notes

Faces and rapid inking are by Sparling.

["Hoaxsters are exposed in many ways..."] (Table of Contents)

The Hoaxmaster / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Frank Bolle
Inks:
Frank Bolle
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Hoaxmaster; George Adamski
Synopsis:
The fanciful tales of George Adamski exposed.

Indexer Notes

All the Hoaxmaster stories are drawn by Bolle, some signed.

Saved by a Saucer (Table of Contents)

UFO Flying Saucers / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Certa
Inks:
Joe Certa
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Nicherin (prisoner)
Synopsis:
One man in Japan is saved from execution by a UFO.
Keywords:
flying saucers; UFOs

Indexer Notes

Some of the faces look like Certa's aliens in his signed stories. He is credited on UFO Flying Saucers by Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

["Hot Pepper Gum"] (Table of Contents)

American Circle Corp. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Hot Pepper Gum, 1001 free tricks, Spy scope and many other items by mail order.

The Things People See! (Table of Contents)

UFO Flying Saucers / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Frank Bolle
Inks:
Frank Bolle
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Mrs. Winifred Malliet; Joe Rigoglioso; Carl Bruner
Synopsis:
Reports from readers of UFO sightings.
Keywords:
flying saucers; UFOs

Indexer Notes

The art like in Bolle's signed stories.

The Seven Clouds (Table of Contents)

UFO Flying Saucers / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Strange things happen during the Great War.

Indexer Notes

Inking and snub nosed, big eyed faces are all by Sparling.

204 Revolutionary War Soldiers (Table of Contents)

Revolutionary War Soldiers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Russ Heath
Inks:
Russ Heath
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
204 toy soldiers in plastic.

Shooting a Daisy (Table of Contents)

Daisy B-B Guns / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Colors:
? (photo)
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
The sport a boy grows up with.

Choose Prizes or Cash (Table of Contents)

Sales Leadership Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Sell Personalized Christmas Cards and choose prizes or cash.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Do Alien Explorers Hold Earthlings in Their grip?
    UFO Flying Saucers
  2. 1. Spook-A-Toon
    Casper; Hostess Fruit Pies
  3. 2. Those Strangers in Black!
    UFO Flying Saucers
  4. 3. Fun Tricks Free Things!
    Gandalf Products Co.
  5. 4. Frozen in His Tracks
    UFO Flying Saucers
  6. 5. To Earn $2-$5-$10 or More Week After Week...
    Grit publishing Co.
  7. 6. 1001 Free Gifts
    Free Give-A-Ways
  8. 7. Fun Tricks Free Things!
    Gandalf Products Co.
  9. 8. Hawaii U.F.O.
    UFO Flying Saucers
  10. 9. Kids, Roach Design Are Now Available As Iron-On Transfers!
    Gandalf Products Co.
  11. 10. The Astronauts Report!
    UFO Flying Saucers
  12. 11. Cartoon Superstars You Create
    Skitoons. Inc.
  13. 12. Sea-Monsters
    Gandalf Products Co.
  14. 13. Get Your Favorite Cartoon Characters...
    Gandalf Products Co.
  15. 14. UFOs in the Animal Kingdom
  16. 15. ["Hoaxsters are exposed in many ways..."]
    The Hoaxmaster
  17. 16. Saved by a Saucer
    UFO Flying Saucers
  18. 17. ["Hot Pepper Gum"]
    American Circle Corp.
  19. 18. The Things People See!
    UFO Flying Saucers
  20. 19. The Seven Clouds
    UFO Flying Saucers
  21. 20. 204 Revolutionary War Soldiers
    Revolutionary War Soldiers
  22. 21. Shooting a Daisy
    Daisy B-B Guns
  23. 22. Choose Prizes or Cash
    Sales Leadership Club
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Steinar Ã…dland
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