(August 1978)

Western, 1972 Series
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Price:
0.35 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
six times a year in March, May, July, September, October, and November
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Western Publishing Company, Inc.
Brand:
Gold Key
Barcode:
?
Editing:
?
Color:
color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

["When Tulip Fever Blossoms..."] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (painted)
Inks:
? (painted)
Colors:
? (painted)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
occult
Characters:
Jakob Baum; Pieter Riisman

Captain America Vs. The Aliens (Table of Contents)

Hostess Twinkies; Captain America / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America [Steve Rogers]
Synopsis:
Aliens disrupt some kids' picnic and Captain America chases them away, but they leave with Hostess Twinkies.

Indexer Notes

The figure of the blond boy in the last panel looks like the work of Joe Orlando.
Inside front cover.

Tulipomania (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Arnold Drake
Pencils:
Adolfo Buylla
Inks:
Adolfo Buylla
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
occult
Characters:
Jakob Baum; Pieter Riisman; Mynheer Kluger; Mrs. Riisman; a Constable; the King
Synopsis:
Jakob Baum and Pieter Riisman engage in a race to produce a silver tulip and the rivalry has a tragic ending for Pieter. But his legacy lives on in a very strange tulip that solves his murder.

Join The T-Shirt Force! (Table of Contents)

Photo Tops / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Synopsis:
Ad for t-shirts, mostly featuring celebrities.

Indexer Notes

between pages 4-5 of "Tulipomania" story

Remember How Many Times You Felt Left Out (Table of Contents)

Grit / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for newspaper sales.

Make Extra Cash (Table of Contents)

Engravaplates / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Synopsis:
Ad for selling personalized metal plates.

[For The First Time...] (Table of Contents)

Disney Adventure Books / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Characters:
Peter Pan; Tinker Bell
Synopsis:
Ad for series of books from Me-Books Publishing Co., featuring Disney characters, that can be personalized throughout the stories for any name you want.

And All Is Well (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
George Kashdan
Pencils:
Juan Ortiz
Inks:
Juan Ortiz
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
occult
Characters:
Heinrich; Karl; Gretchen
Synopsis:
The old town crier, Heinrich, dies and leaves a curse on the incoming town crier, Karl. But Karl saves Heinrich's daughter's life after the ghost's actions cause a horse stampede, so the ghost leaves Karl in peace.

Authentic Stone - Perfect Condidition Apache Arrowheads (Table of Contents)

Arrowheads / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for arrowheads and catalog of other Indian Heritage items.

Indexer Notes

between pages 2-3 of "And All Is Well" story

Super Gifts & Gimmicks (Table of Contents)

Fun Factory / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for novelties.

Indexer Notes

between pages 2-3 of "And All Is Well" story

Super Pocket Toy Values (Table of Contents)

Toy Values / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for toys and solar power kits.

Indexer Notes

between pages 4-5 of "And All Is Well" story

Enter The Wonderful World of Amazing Live Sea-Monkeys (Table of Contents)

Sea-Monkeys / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Orlando
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Synopsis:
Ad for Sea-Monkeys from Transcience Corporation.

Indexer Notes

between pages 4-5 of "And All Is Well" story.
Pencil credits from: http://goodcomics.comicbookresources.com/2005/11/10/comic-book-urban-leg...

A Spirited Horse (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
George Kashdan
Pencils:
Oscar Novelle
Inks:
Oscar Novelle
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
occult
Characters:
Judy Smythe; Stormy; veterinarian; Josh
Synopsis:
Judy's horse, Stormy, suffers a broken leg and Judy cannot bear to kill the horse and instead tries to nurse it to health. But Stormy is in such pain that she attacks Judy, so Judy has no choice. After Stormy's death, her ghost returns to thank Judy.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Synopsis:
Ad for novelties.

Indexer Notes

between pages 4-5 of "A Spirited Horse" story

Popeye's Back! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Popeye; Brutus
Synopsis:
House ad for Popeye comics.

Indexer Notes

between pages 4-5 of "A Spirited Horse" story

The Exciting New! Flipit (Table of Contents)

Flipit / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Frankenstein monster; Spider-Man; Hulk; Super Chick; Underdog; Woody Woodpecker
Synopsis:
Ad for tossing puppet toy.

Earn Famous Name Prizes Or Cash (Table of Contents)

Olympic Sales Club, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for cards and gifts sales.

Indexer Notes

on inside back cover

Join S.L.C. For Super Prizes Or Cash (Table of Contents)

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

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

Synopsis:
Ad for Christmas cards sales.

Indexer Notes

back cover

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["When Tulip Fever Blossoms..."]
  2. 1. Captain America Vs. The Aliens
    Hostess Twinkies; Captain America
  3. 2. Tulipomania
  4. 3. Join The T-Shirt Force!
    Photo Tops
  5. 4. Remember How Many Times You Felt Left Out
    Grit
  6. 5. Make Extra Cash
    Engravaplates
  7. 6. [For The First Time...]
    Disney Adventure Books
  8. 7. And All Is Well
  9. 8. Authentic Stone - Perfect Condidition Apache Arrowheads
    Arrowheads
  10. 9. Super Gifts & Gimmicks
    Fun Factory
  11. 10. Super Pocket Toy Values
    Toy Values
  12. 11. Enter The Wonderful World of Amazing Live Sea-Monkeys
    Sea-Monkeys
  13. 12. A Spirited Horse
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    American Circle Corp.
  15. 14. Popeye's Back!
    Popeye
  16. 15. The Exciting New! Flipit
    Flipit
  17. 16. Earn Famous Name Prizes Or Cash
    Olympic Sales Club, Inc.
  18. 17. Join S.L.C. For Super Prizes Or Cash
    Sales Leadership Club
This issue was most recently modified by:
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