(July 1965)

Western, 1962 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
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: 10031-507


The Pit of Doom! (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

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Craig Robinson; June Robinson; Tim Robinson
Reprints

Electricity, Number 4: The Telephone (Table of Contents: 1)

Keys of Knowledge / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Alexander Graham Bell
Synopsis
The invention of the telephone and its modern applications.
Reprints
Keywords
telephone

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Panels with text underneath.

The Pit of Doom (Table of Contents: 2)

Space Family Robinson / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils
Dan Spiegle (signed)
Inks
Dan Spiegle (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Craig Robinson; June Robinson; Tim Robinson; Tam Robinson
Synopsis
The Robinsons set down on a cloud-covered planet, seeking fruit. Exploring in their spacemobiles, they find strange islands of vegetation floating above the clouds, which are the home of chameleon-like super-amoebas and a primitive human-like race.
Reprints
Keywords
aliens; amoeba; fruit; Spacemobiles; spaceship

Indexer Notes

Art signed in last panel of story. 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).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Rocky and Bullwinkle; Cheerios; General Mills / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Space Station '75 (Table of Contents: 4)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis
A tour of a proposed space station, which would be in operation in 1975.
Reprints

Escape (Table of Contents: 5)

Captain Venture / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils
Dan Spiegle (signed)
Inks
Dan Spiegle (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Rex Venture; Scotty Mackay; Jana; Pa-ark the Hermit
Synopsis
Marooned on a water-covered planet, Rex and Scotty find an advanced civilization that has gone underwater and underground. When an earthquake forces them to take a monorail underground, they become lost and fall into a natural cavern where they find a "garden of peace" and a friendly hermit.
Reprints
Keywords
cavern; earthquake; hermit; monorail; underwater

Indexer Notes

Continued from last issue; continued in next issue. Art signed in last panel of story. 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).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Space Station #1 / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Del Connell ? (responses)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Summaries of letters from Jeanne Belgau; Juergen Pegler; Gordon Johnson; Jack Baker; Sharon Schendel; Kim E. Shinn; Joseph Leyh; Dan Murphy; and Bill Moore.

Space Age Apparel (Table of Contents: 7)

Space Family Robinson / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
fashion; science fiction
Characters
Tim Robinson; Tam Robinson
Synopsis
Tim and Tam pose in futuristic fashions.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Text and illustrations. 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).

Iron and Steel, Number 3: Raw Materials (Table of Contents: 8)

Keys of Knowledge / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Additives (manganese, nickel, carbon, cobalt) used in steel to improve performance.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Panels with text underneath.

Three Complete Fishing Outfits (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Niresk Discount Sales / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Pit of Doom!
    Space Family Robinson
  2. 1. Electricity, Number 4: The Telephone
    Keys of Knowledge
  3. 2. The Pit of Doom
    Space Family Robinson
  4. 3. ["Are Cheerios your favorite cereal, Bullwinkle?"]
    Rocky and Bullwinkle; Cheerios; General Mills
  5. 4. Space Station '75
  6. 5. Escape
    Captain Venture
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Space Station #1
  8. 7. Space Age Apparel
    Space Family Robinson
  9. 8. Iron and Steel, Number 3: Raw Materials
    Keys of Knowledge
  10. 9. Three Complete Fishing Outfits
    Niresk Discount Sales
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