Four Color #1173 - The Twilight Zone
(March-May 1961)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price
0.15 USD
Pages
36
On-sale date
1960-12-29
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Dell Exciting Adventure
Editing
Bill Harris
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Indicia title is "THE TWILIGHT ZONE, No. 1173." Code number is T.T.ZONE O.S. #1173-612. Copyright 1960 by Cayuga Productions, Inc. Based on "The Twilight Zone" TV series.

On sale date is Library of Congress copyright record publication date.

Harris confirmed as editor per his biblio in Robin Snyder's The Comics!, Vol 29, No.5, May 2018.


[The Phantom Lighthouse] (Table of Contents)

The Twilight Zone / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (painting); ? (photo)
Inks
? (painting); ? (photo)
Colors
? (painting)
Letters
typeset

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Rod Serling (photo)
Reprints

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

The Twilight Zone / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
Rod Serling
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There is a fifth dimension...
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. The intro to the TV show printed in white text against an abstract background.

Specter of Youth (Table of Contents: 2)

The Twilight Zone / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Leo Dorfman
Pencils
Reed Crandall; George Evans
Inks
George Evans; Reed Crandall
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Rod Serling (cameo)
Synopsis
A elderly merchant becomes rich by dealing in illegally obtained ancient artifacts. He receives a jar that supposedly contains a liquid that will give the gift of eternal youth.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Evans and Crandall appear to both work on pencils and inks.; Dorfman credit from Martin O'Hearn at http://martinohearn.blogspot.com/

The Phantom Lighthouse (Table of Contents: 3)

The Twilight Zone / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Leo Dorfman
Pencils
Reed Crandall
Inks
Reed Crandall
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Rod Serling (cameo)
Synopsis
On an ice-fishing trip to the Great Lakes, a father and his son find an old fisherman, who tells an odd story about needing to find his boat before a storm hits. Later, a storm breaks up the ice and the pair are stranded on an ice floe. They are saved when the floe is run aground on an island with a lighthouse, whose keeper is the old fisherman.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Dorfman credit from Martin O'Hearn at http://martinohearn.blogspot.com/

Doom by Prediction (Table of Contents: 4)

The Twilight Zone / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Leo Dorfman
Pencils
Reed Crandall
Inks
Reed Crandall ?; George Evans ?
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Rod Serling (cameo)
Synopsis
Archie, a porter and handyman at an airport, seems to have the power of prophecy.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

George Evans ink credit for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).; Dorfman credit from Martin O'Hearn at http://martinohearn.blogspot.com/

Journeys into the Twilight Zone (Table of Contents: 5)

The Twilight Zone / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Evans
Inks
George Evans ?; Reed Crandall ?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
The possibilities of the existence of extra-sensory perception, telepathy, precognition, and psychometry.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Reed Crandall inks credit for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

Travelers in the Twilight Zone (Table of Contents: 6)

The Twilight Zone / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Evans
Inks
George Evans ?; Reed Crandall ?
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Nostradamus; Edgar Cayce; Shanti Devi; Peter Hurcos
Synopsis
Four people with extra-sensory powers.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Reed Crandall inks credit for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [The Phantom Lighthouse]
    The Twilight Zone
  2. 1. ["There is a fifth dimension..."]
    The Twilight Zone
  3. 2. Specter of Youth
    The Twilight Zone
  4. 3. The Phantom Lighthouse
    The Twilight Zone
  5. 4. Doom by Prediction
    The Twilight Zone
  6. 5. Journeys into the Twilight Zone
    The Twilight Zone
  7. 6. Travelers in the Twilight Zone
    The Twilight Zone
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