(February 1964)

Western, 1962 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
K. K. Publications, Inc.
Brand
Gold Key
Editing
Del Connell
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Cover code: 10031-402

Keywords
Space station; space travel

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Space Family Robinson / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A ruthless outcast with a fantastic duplicating machine captures Tim Robinson and creates an "army" for the conquest of space!
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Tim Robinson; Tam Robinson; Zurko; Tim duplicates
Reprints
Keywords
Doppelganger; double; duplicate

Prehistoric Animals, Number 2: The Teeming Seas (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Reprints
Keywords
Educational; evolution; fact; paleontology; prehistoric

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Prehistoric water life, to the evolution of the first land-dwellers.

The Duplicates (Table of Contents: 2)

Space Family Robinson / comic story / 27 pages (report information)

Script
Del Connell
Pencils
Dan Spiegle
Inks
Dan Spiegle
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Tim Robinson; Tam Robinson; Craig Robinson; June Robinson; Zurko; Zytrox girl; Tim duplicates
Synopsis
Exiled on an asteroid, Zurko captures Tim and Tam, then makes an army of Tim duplicates so that he may take over his home planet of Zytrox. After his departure the adult Robinsons rescue their children, then pursue Zurko to Zytrox. Here they join forces with the underground, finally discovering that the duplicates can be annihilated by high-frequency sound. They leave with the gratitude of Zytrox, but Tim has had enough of mirrors for a while.
Reprints
Keywords
Alien; doppelganger; double; duplicate; ray gun; space ship; space station; space travel

Indexer Notes

Script credit as per Dark Horse Archives, Space Family Robinson, Volume One. (2011)

Trouble at Fifteen Hundred (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Andy Carr; Cruiser Captain Barragon
Synopsis
Andy Carr is in his space suit 1500 miles up, repairing a satellite, when he loses contact with the object and begins a slow fall with the Earth's weak gravity. When his rocket harness fails he unstraps it, does a repair in free fall, and uses it to return to his vessel.
Reprints
Keywords
Rocket pack; satellite; space suit; space travel

Situation Survival (Table of Contents: 4)

Captain Venture / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils
Dan Spiegle
Inks
Dan Spiegle
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Captain Venture [Rex] (first appearance); Lieutenant MacKay [Scotty] (first appearance)
Synopsis
Investigating a strange new world, Captain Venture and his co-pilot struggle to regain control when their ship is struck by a meteor. They crash into the sea but then surface into a lushly forested cavern -- illuminated by artificial light. Recognizing that they must rely on each other in a new way, they go onto a first-name basis for the duration.
Reprints
Keywords
Inside Earth; space ship; space travel

Indexer Notes

First appearance of feature and characters. Script credit provided by David Porta from "Gaylord Du Bois's Account Books Sorted by Title / compiled from the original account books by Randall W. Scott" (1985).

Wild Animals of South America, Number 10: The Anaconda (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
non-fiction; animal
Reprints
Keywords
Anaconda; educational; fact; snake; South America

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Facts about the anaconda.

Space Family Robinson Pin-Up (Table of Contents: 6)

Space Family Robinson / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Tim Robinson; Tam Robinson; Zurko; Tim duplicates
Reprints
Keywords
Doppelganger; double; duplicate

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Same image as front cover, but without title or trade dress.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["A ruthless outcast with a fantastic duplicating machine captures Tim Robinson and creates an "army" for the conquest of space!"]
    Space Family Robinson
  2. 1. Prehistoric Animals, Number 2: The Teeming Seas
    Keys of Knowledge
  3. 2. The Duplicates
    Space Family Robinson
  4. 3. Trouble at Fifteen Hundred
  5. 4. Situation Survival
    Captain Venture
  6. 5. Wild Animals of South America, Number 10: The Anaconda
    Keys of Knowledge
  7. 6. Space Family Robinson Pin-Up
    Space Family Robinson
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  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
  • Darrel McCann
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome
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  • Dave Porta
  • Kirk House
  • Clint Maxwell
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