Gwandanaland Comics #484 - Strange Planets: The I. W. Series
([April] 2019)

Gwandanaland Comics, 2016 Series
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Price
33.99 USD
Pages
192
On-sale Date
2019-04-09
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Gwandanaland Comics
ISBN
978-1-0933-8886-2 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
97810933886290000
Editing
Lance Jones (collection editor)

Issue Notes

Reprints Strange Planets (I. W. Publishing; Super Comics, 1958 series) #1, 9-12, 15-16, 18.
These comics were reprints of Golden Age stories from various publishers.

Strange Planets: The I.W. Series (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ross Andru (credited)
Inks
Mike Esposito (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Andru / Esposito credits from page 65. Rosen credit from Strange Planets (I. W. Publishing; Super Comics, 1958 series) #11.

[Strange Planets: The I.W. Series] (Table of Contents: 1)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Everett Kinstler (credited as Everett Raymond Kinstler)
Inks
Everett Kinstler (credited as Everett Raymond Kinstler)
Colors
?

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Title page with cover reprint of Strange Tales (I. W. Publishing; Super Comics, 1958 series) #1 (1958).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The story of I.W. Publications is fascinating.

[Strange Planets #1] (Table of Contents: 3)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Everett Kinstler (credited as Everett Raymond Kinstler)
Inks
Everett Kinstler (credited as Everett Raymond Kinstler)
Colors
?

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

[Strange Planets #9] (Table of Contents: 4)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gene Fawcette (credited)
Inks
Gene Fawcette (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

The Vampires of the Void (Table of Contents: 5)

Kenton of the Star Patrol / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Wally Wood (credited); Joe Orlando (credited)
Inks
Wally Wood (credited); Joe Orlando (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

The Lost Kingdom of Athala (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Wally Wood (credited)
Inks
Wally Wood (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction
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A Nation Is Born (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Rafael Astarita (credited)
Inks
Rafael Astarita (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Enchanted Dagger / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Charles Sultan (credited); George Tuska
Inks
Charles Sultan (credited); George Tuska
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Roger Chalmers braves the jungles to bring back the enchanted dagger…
Genre
adventure
Reprints

Indexer Notes

From Strange Worlds #4: "Hames Ware adds Tuska to Sultan credits."

[Strange Planets #10] (Table of Contents: 9)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gene Fawcette (credited)
Inks
Gene Fawcette (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Reprints

Indexer Notes

From Strange Planets #10: "Art identification from Gary Watson, April 2009"

Bandits of the Starways (Table of Contents: 10)

Space Detective / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Walter Gibson
Pencils
Joe Orlando (credited)
Inks
Wally Wood (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Gibson credit from Space Detective (Avon, 1951 series) #1 (July 1951).

The Opium Smugglers of Venus (Table of Contents: 11)

Space Detective / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Walter Gibson
Pencils
Joe Orlando (credited)
Inks
Wally Wood (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Gibson credit from Space Detective (Avon, 1951 series) #1 (July 1951).

Trail to the Asteroid Hideout (Table of Contents: 12)

Space Detective / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Walter Gibson
Pencils
Joe Orlando (credited)
Inks
Wally Wood (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Gibson credit from Space Detective (Avon, 1951 series) #1 (July 1951).

Terror in the Night (Table of Contents: 13)

Lucky Dale / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Warren Kremer (credited)
Inks
Warren Kremer (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

Officer Skelly / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Cole (credited)
Inks
Jack Cole (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey you! Can't you read - that sign sez "No Loiterin"!
Genre
humor
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[Strange Planets #11] (Table of Contents: 15)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ross Andru (credited)
Inks
Mike Esposito (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Rosen credit from Strange Planets (I. W. Publishing; Super Comics, 1958 series) #11.

Earth Man on Venus (Table of Contents: 16)

comic story / 25 pages (report information)

Script
Ralph Milne Farley (credited) (source novel); ? (adaptation)
Pencils
Wally Wood (credited); Joe Orlando
Inks
Wally Wood (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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The Lost Princess (Table of Contents: 17)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
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[Strange Planets #12] (Table of Contents: 18)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Simon (credited)
Inks
Joe Simon (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction
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Rocket to the Moon (Table of Contents: 19)

comic story / 25 pages (report information)

Script
Walter Gibson
Pencils
Joe Orlando (credited)
Inks
Joe Orlando (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Consists of four chapters. Gibson credit from Rocket to the Moon (Avon, 1951 series) #nn. Some GCD credits show possible art credits for Charles Nicholas in Chapter 1 but is disputed by Gary Watson in April, 2009. There are pretty definite touches of Wally Wood inks throughout.

The Death Doll (Table of Contents: 20)

Flash Harper / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
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[Strange Planets #15] (Table of Contents: 21)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ross Andru (credited)
Inks
Mike Esposito (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Rosen

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Rosen credit from Strange Planets (I. W. Publishing; Super Comics, 1958 series) #15.

[Strange Planets #16] (Table of Contents: 22)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ross Andru (credited)
Inks
Mike Esposito (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Rosen credit from Strange Planets (I. W. Publishing; Super Comics, 1958 series) #16.

The Monster-Men of Space! (Table of Contents: 23)

Kenton of the Star Patrol / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Everett Kinstler (credited) (signed as Everett Raymond Kinstler)
Inks
Everett Kinstler (credited) (signed as Everett Raymond Kinstler)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction
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The Man Who Owned the Earth (Table of Contents: 24)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Norman Nodel
Inks
Norman Nodel
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art credits by Jim Vadeboncoeur. Are before credited to John Rosenberger by Gary Watson.

Maid of the Mist (Table of Contents: 25)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sid Check (credited) (signed as Sid)
Inks
Sid Check (credited) (signed as Sid)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure; fantasy-supernatural; romance
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Death Claims an Enemy (Table of Contents: 26)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Everett Kinstler (credited) (signed as Everett Raymond Kinstler)
Inks
Everett Kinstler (credited) (signed as Everett Raymond Kinstler)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction
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Six Solid Hours (Table of Contents: 27)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction
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Wrath of the Totem! (Table of Contents: 28)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Norman Nodel (credited)
Inks
John Forte ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure; fantasy-supernatural
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[Strange Planets #18] (Table of Contents: 29)

recap / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ross Andru (credited)
Inks
Mike Esposito (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Rosen credit from Strange Planets (I. W. Publishing; Super Comics, 1958 series) #18.

Frog Men Against Belzar (Table of Contents: 30)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein (credited)
Inks
Bernie Krigstein (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Oda credit from Approved Comics, (1954 series) #6 (May 1954).

The Terrorist (Table of Contents: 31)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein (credited)
Inks
Bernie Krigstein (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
spy
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Oda credit from Approved Comics, (1954 series) #6 (May 1954).

The Saga of Marco Polo! (Table of Contents: 32)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Morris Waldinger (credited)
Inks
Morris Waldinger ?
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
historical
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art credit per Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr.

Murder in the Himalayas (Table of Contents: 33)

Explorer Joe / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Art Peddy (credited as Arthur Peddy)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
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The Son of Robin Hood (Table of Contents: 34)

comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Enrico Bagnoli (credited)
Inks
Enrico Bagnoli (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
historical
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 35)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Blank except for p.o.d. publishing information and barcode.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 36)

blank page(s) / 2 pages (report information)

Indexer Notes

Inside front and back covers are blank.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 37)

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Reprinting of introduction, publisher hype paragraphs, ISBN, barcode.
Back cover.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. Strange Planets: The I.W. Series
  2. 1. [Strange Planets: The I.W. Series]
  3. 2. ["The story of I.W. Publications is fascinating."]
  4. 3. [Strange Planets #1]
  5. 4. [Strange Planets #9]
  6. 5. The Vampires of the Void
    Kenton of the Star Patrol
  7. 6. The Lost Kingdom of Athala
  8. 7. A Nation Is Born
  9. 8. ["Roger Chalmers braves the jungles to bring back the enchanted dagger…"]
    Enchanted Dagger
  10. 9. [Strange Planets #10]
  11. 10. Bandits of the Starways
    Space Detective
  12. 11. The Opium Smugglers of Venus
    Space Detective
  13. 12. Trail to the Asteroid Hideout
    Space Detective
  14. 13. Terror in the Night
    Lucky Dale
  15. 14. ["Hey you! Can't you read - that sign sez "No Loiterin"!"]
    Officer Skelly
  16. 15. [Strange Planets #11]
  17. 16. Earth Man on Venus
  18. 17. The Lost Princess
  19. 18. [Strange Planets #12]
  20. 19. Rocket to the Moon
  21. 20. The Death Doll
    Flash Harper
  22. 21. [Strange Planets #15]
  23. 22. [Strange Planets #16]
  24. 23. The Monster-Men of Space!
    Kenton of the Star Patrol
  25. 24. The Man Who Owned the Earth
  26. 25. Maid of the Mist
  27. 26. Death Claims an Enemy
  28. 27. Six Solid Hours
  29. 28. Wrath of the Totem!
  30. 29. [Strange Planets #18]
  31. 30. Frog Men Against Belzar
  32. 31. The Terrorist
  33. 32. The Saga of Marco Polo!
  34. 33. Murder in the Himalayas
    Explorer Joe
  35. 34. The Son of Robin Hood
  36. 35. [no title indexed]
  37. 36. [no title indexed]
  38. 37. [no title indexed]
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