(1976)

Western, 1976 Series
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Price:
0.79 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Western Publishing Company, Inc.
Brand:
Whitman
Editing:
Roger Elwood
Color:
color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
cardboard-cover; newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Richard Powers (painting)
Inks:
Richard Powers (painting)
Colors:
Richard Powers (painting)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction

Dominus (Table of Contents)

comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Williamson (original story?); Barington J. Bayley (original story?); Arnold Drake (adaptation)
Pencils:
Giorgio Cambiotti; Alberto Giolitti
Inks:
Alberto Giolitti
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Zeed; Abrak; Eliot; Alanie; Balbain
Synopsis:
A crew of space explorers are slowly killed off after they land on a strange new planet.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the story "Born of the Sun" by Jack Williamson according to small print on page one. It also says the story is by Barrington J. Bayley under the title on the first page.

The Last Guinea-Pig (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Arnold Drake [as G. Cruz-Santos] (adaptation); Joan Hunter Holly (original story)
Pencils:
Frank Bolle
Inks:
Frank Bolle
Colors:
?
Letters:
Frank Bolle

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Essie (chimp); Sue; Dai; Controller Sanderson
Synopsis:
With all animals exterminated by mankind, humans are used for lab research.
Reprints:
Keywords:
chimpanzee; dachshund; deer; elephant; extinction

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the story "The Proper Study" by Joan Hunter Holly.

Who Goes There? (Table of Contents)

comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Arnold Drake (adaptation); John W. Campbell Jr. (original story)
Pencils:
Jack Abel
Inks:
Jack Abel
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Dr. Copper; Macready; Blair; Van Wall; Norris; Kinner; Cook
Synopsis:
A group of scientists discover an alien being frozen in the ice in Antarctica.
Reprints:
Keywords:
alien; Antarctica

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the story by John W. Campbell, Jr.

This is the same story that was used for the movie The Thing.

Rabbits to the Moon (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Steve Skeates (adaptation); Raymond C. Banks (original story)
Pencils:
Jack Sparling
Inks:
Jack Sparling
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Mr. Cutter; Mr. Goom; Victor Webb; Virginia; Dr. Pitch; Mullen; Miss Kronk
Synopsis:
Victor Webb has created a process to transport a being from Earth to the Moon.
Reprints:
Keywords:
teleportation

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the story by Raymond C. Banks.

The Music of Minox (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul S. Newman (adaptation); Howard Goldsmith (original story)
Pencils:
Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez
Inks:
Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Ted; Burt Nelson; Davis
Synopsis:
A group of space miners land on a planet of silicon life-forms made of glass.
Reprints:
Keywords:
silicon life; space mining

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the story by Howard Goldsmith.

Shaka (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Summer (adaptation); Chad Oliver (original story)
Pencils:
Adolfo Buylla
Inks:
Adolfo Buylla
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Alex Porvenir; Tucker Olton; Nthenge; Kioko
Synopsis:
Space traders interfere with a primitive culture.
Reprints:
Keywords:
spaceship

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the story by Chad Oliver.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Dominus
  3. 2. The Last Guinea-Pig
  4. 3. Who Goes There?
  5. 4. Rabbits to the Moon
  6. 5. The Music of Minox
  7. 6. Shaka
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Alberto Becattini
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Derek Reinhard
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Martin O'Hearn