(October 1963)

Western, 1963 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
K. K. Publications, Inc.
Brand
Gold Key
Editing
Bill Harris
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Silver Age U. S., later Standard Modern Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Cover code: 10053-310

Overstreet apparently states that there are two versions of this issue, one dated September and one dated October. As of October 2017 there doesn't seem to be any evidence online to back this up.


The Sorcerer's Potion (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
George Wilson (painted)
Inks
George Wilson (painted)
Colors
George Wilson (painted)
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).
Image from interior story "The Sorcerer's Potion".

Archaeology, Number 7: The Tomb of Ti (Table of Contents: 1)

Keys of Knowledge / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Certa ?
Inks
Joe Certa ?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Sorcerer's Potion (Table of Contents: 2)

Boris Karloff Tales of Mystery / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ray Bailey
Inks
Ray Bailey
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Possessed (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Wood
Pencils
Alex Toth
Inks
Mike Peppe
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inking previously credited to Alex Toth.

The Master's Touch (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Text story with 3 illustrations.

A Cage for Hassan (Table of Contents: 5)

Boris Karloff Tales of Mystery / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Leo Dorfman
Pencils
Frank Springer
Inks
Frank Springer
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The reason for the discrepancy in page count is because the story was reformatted in the Digest to one or two panels per page, whereas the original comic book contains around five panels per page.

The Enigma of Shanti Devi (Table of Contents: 6)

A True Tale of Mystery / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tom Gill
Inks
Tom Gill
Colors
?
Letters
Tom Gill ?

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The reason for the discrepancy in page count is because the story was reformatted in the Digest to one or two panels per page, whereas the original comic book contains around five panels per page.

Fish, Number 38: Sawfish (Table of Contents: 7)

Keys of Knowledge / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ray Bailey
Inks
Ray Bailey
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Boris Karloff Pin-Up No. 5 (Table of Contents: 8)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
George Wilson (painted)
Inks
George Wilson (painted)
Colors
George Wilson (painted)

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Reprint of front cover without photo, logo or lettering.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Sorcerer's Potion
  2. 1. Archaeology, Number 7: The Tomb of Ti
    Keys of Knowledge
  3. 2. The Sorcerer's Potion
    Boris Karloff Tales of Mystery
  4. 3. Possessed
  5. 4. The Master's Touch
  6. 5. A Cage for Hassan
    Boris Karloff Tales of Mystery
  7. 6. The Enigma of Shanti Devi
    A True Tale of Mystery
  8. 7. Fish, Number 38: Sawfish
    Keys of Knowledge
  9. 8. Boris Karloff Pin-Up No. 5
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