(February 1980)

Western, 1979 Series
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Price:
0.40 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Five times a year
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

Issue Notes

90128-002


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Buck Rogers / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (painted cover)
Inks:
? (painted cover)
Colors:
? (painting)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Buck Rogers; Wilma Deering

The Deserted City (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America; The Mad Deserter
Synopsis:
Comic-style ad for Hostess Fruit Pies. Captain America fights the Mad Deserter, who is using his "Deserter Ray" to make people leave their jobs and families. A helping of fruit pies for everyone foils the plan.

The Hostage (Table of Contents)

Buck Rogers / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Newman (credited)
Pencils:
Al McWilliams
Inks:
Al McWilliams
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Buck Rogers; Wilma Deering; Twiki; Dr. Theopolis; Dr. Huer
Synopsis:
Wilma learns that her brother, banished to Anarchia for a crime he didn't commit, is still alive and braves the radioactive ruins to find him.

Indexer Notes

Wilma having a brother was never mentioned in the TV series (which was still ongoing at the time).

Looney Tunes - Join the Fun! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Yosemite Sam; Daffy Duck; Wile E. Coyote; Road Runner; Sylvester; Tweety; Elmer Fudd; Bugs Bunny
Synopsis:
Ad promoting Gold Key Comics' stable of Looney Tunes character-based comics.

Indexer Notes

Located between p. 20 and 21 of the main story.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Buck Rogers
  2. 1. The Deserted City
  3. 2. The Hostage
    Buck Rogers
  4. 3. Looney Tunes - Join the Fun!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Alex Frazer-Harrison
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Ramon Schenk