(March 1964)

Western, 1962 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
On-sale Date
1963-12-05
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
K. K. Publications, Inc.
Brand
Gold Key
Editing
Bill Harris

Issue Notes

Cover code: 10000-403. On-sale date from 1964 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Doctor Solar / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Solar discovers an undersea city which holds the secret of the vanishing oceans!
Genre
superhero; science fiction
Characters
Doctor Solar
Synopsis
Solar is menaced by a shark, with a domed underwater city in the background.
Reprints
Keywords
shark; undersea dome

Atomic Energy, Number 10: Radioactive Decay in the Uranium Series (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; math & science
Reprints

Indexer Notes

On the inside front cover.

Vanishing Oceans (Table of Contents: 2)

Doctor Solar / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Frank Bolle
Inks
Frank Bolle
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero; science fiction
Characters
Doctor Solar; Dr. Gail Sanders; Captain Jim Sanders; aliens
Synopsis
Sea levels drop as aliens capture a bathyscaph captained by Gail's brother... the aliens are stealing earth elements and keeping the crew for study. Solar drives off the aliens and frees the crew, meantime recapturing the stolen elements and restoring sea levels.
Reprints
Keywords
alien; bathyscaph; domed city; submarine; submersible; undersea; underwater city

Satellite Sweeper (Table of Contents: 3)

Professor Harbinger / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Mel Crawford
Inks
Mel Crawford
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; math & science
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Solar's Science Forum / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Andrew Franknoi, David Andrew Innes, Clifton Payne, Jr., Edward Simpson III, Jerry Bails, Birgit Kirsch, Bonnie Ser, William Bartle, and John Shepherd.

The Guided Comet (Table of Contents: 5)

Doctor Solar / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Frank Bolle
Inks
Frank Bolle
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero; science fiction
Characters
Doctor Solar; Nuro; Dr. Clarkson; Dr. Gail Sanders
Synopsis
When Nuro uses a guided comet to menace the Earth, Solar diverts it and drains its energy. As Nuro had planned, this effort debilitates Solar, but Solar commandeers a damaged satellite to get into the Van Allen Belt, restoring his energy. He neutralizes the comet and returns safely to Atom Valley.
Reprints
Keywords
Comet; radiation; satellite; space; Van Allen Belt

Wild Animals of North America, Number 23: The Arctic Fox (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; animal
Reprints

Indexer Notes

On the inside back cover.

Solar Pin-Up (Table of Contents: 7)

Doctor Solar / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero; science fiction

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Same image as front cover, minus trade dress, etc.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Solar discovers an undersea city which holds the secret of the vanishing oceans!"]
    Doctor Solar
  2. 1. Atomic Energy, Number 10: Radioactive Decay in the Uranium Series
    Keys of Knowledge
  3. 2. Vanishing Oceans
    Doctor Solar
  4. 3. Satellite Sweeper
    Professor Harbinger
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Solar's Science Forum
  6. 5. The Guided Comet
    Doctor Solar
  7. 6. Wild Animals of North America, Number 23: The Arctic Fox
    Keys of Knowledge
  8. 7. Solar Pin-Up
    Doctor Solar
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