Samson #12
(April 1955)

Farrell, 1955 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Four Star Publications Inc.
Brand
Ajax; A Farrell Publication
Editing
Ruth Roche (credited) (editor); S. M. Iger (credited) (art editor); Bob Farrell (credited as Robert W. Farrell) (managing editor, publisher)

The Electric Curtain (Table of Contents)

Samson / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Reprints

How 'Black Beauty' Turns an Also-Ran into "Video Vic!" (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Electric Curtain (Table of Contents: 2)

Samson / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ken Battefield
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

Pencil credits from suggested by Jerry Bails Who's Who. Feature's previous appearance was in Fantastic Comics (Fox, 1939 series) #23.

The Isle of the Lost! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story originally featured Captain Flight; renamed Captain Burke in this story. Story re-lettered with mostly identical copy. Story's original title, "The Isle of Missing Men," still appears in the first caption.

Dangerous Desperadoes (Table of Contents: 4)

Wonder Boy / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Matt Baker ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

Pencils credit suggested by Who's Who. Story occurs between Terrific Comics (Farrell, 1955 series) #16 and Wonder Boy (Farrell, 1955 series) #17.

Veldt Mystery (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 1.75 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (illustration)
Inks
? (illustration)
Colors
? (illustration)
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure
Characters
Captain J. R. Shaw of the Royal Indian Cavalry; Ali Ruza; Mahatma Randu; Sanda Bey
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Original title: "The Killer from Beyond."

Statement of Ownership at bottom. Title listed as Fantastic Illustrated with Illustrated handwritten.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Bob Farrell (credited as Robert W. Farrell) (publisher)
Letters
typeset

Trouble under the Big Tent (Table of Contents: 7)

Samson / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ken Battefield
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Electric Curtain
    Samson
  2. 1. How 'Black Beauty' Turns an Also-Ran into "Video Vic!"
  3. 2. The Electric Curtain
    Samson
  4. 3. The Isle of the Lost!
  5. 4. Dangerous Desperadoes
    Wonder Boy
  6. 5. Veldt Mystery
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
  8. 7. Trouble under the Big Tent
    Samson
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