(Spring 1964)

Bill Spicer, 1963 Series
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Price
0.50 USD
Pages
48
Indicia Frequency
Lengthly irregular
On-sale Date
1964-07-18
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Bill Spicer
Editing
Bill Spicer
Color
color cover; black & white interior; some color interior
Dimensions
6.75" x 9.5" (#1-4); 7" x 10" (#5); Magazine-size (#6, 7)
Paper Stock
white paper
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On sale date as given in the copyright application as listed in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Periodicals, 1964, page 129, registration number B138691.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dick Memorich
Inks
Dick Memorich
Colors
?

Genre
science fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

letters page / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Spicer
Pencils
Ron Foss
Inks
Ron Foss
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from Otto Binder, Carl Barks, Harvey Kurtzman & Russ Manning.

The Life Battery (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder [as Eando Binder] (story); Bill Spicer (adaptation)
Pencils
Landon Chesney
Inks
Landon Chesney
Letters
Bill Spicer

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

The Invaders (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Garold S. Hatfield
Pencils
Joe Staton
Inks
Bill Spicer
Letters
Bill Spicer

Genre
science fiction

Adam Link's Vengeance, Part Two (Table of Contents: 4)

Adam Link / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder [as Eando Binder] (story); Bill Spicer (adaptation)
Pencils
Bill Spicer (layouts); D. Bruce Berry
Inks
D. Bruce Berry
Letters
Bill Spicer

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Adam Link (robot); Dr. Paul Hillory (retired scientist); Eve (robot); Kay Hall; Jack Hall; Tom Link
Synopsis
Dr. Hillory forces Eve to steal and murder for him, and plans to sell her as just another "tool". Thanks to Kay's help, Adam is freed from Hillory's control, but not in time to prevent dire consequences of the greedy scientist's actions & ambitions.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Adam Link created by Earl Andrew Binder & Otto Binder ("Eando"); 1st appearance in AMAZING STORIES (January 1939); "Adam Link's Vengeance", the 4th story in the series, originally appeared in AMAZING STORIES (February 1940). The 1st 2 stories in the series were adapted in CREEPY #2 & 4 (Warren, 1965).

Robbie (Table of Contents: 5)

Robbie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Len Brown
Pencils
Al Williamson
Inks
Al Williamson
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Two Sunday Pages from an unsold newspaper strip

Freefall (Table of Contents: 6)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dick Memorich
Inks
Dick Memorich
Colors
?
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. The Life Battery
  4. 3. The Invaders
  5. 4. Adam Link's Vengeance, Part Two
    Adam Link
  6. 5. Robbie
    Robbie
  7. 6. Freefall
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