(August 1965)

Western, 1963 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
On-sale Date
1965-05-06
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
K. K. Publications, Inc.
Brand
Gold Key
Dell/Western Eight-Digit Code
10046-508
Printer
Printed in the U. S. A.
Editing
Chase Craig (editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from 1965 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Magnus, Robot Fighter / 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
Magnus invades the domain of the mastermind whose beasts of steel terrorize North Am!
Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Magnus
Reprints
Keywords
Gorilla

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Magnus, Robot Fighter Archives (Dark Horse, 2004 series) #2 ([July] 2005).

Iron and Steel, Number 7: Ingots (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The first solid form of steel is the ingot.
Genre
non-fiction
Reprints
Keywords
Educational; fact

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Beasts of Steel (Table of Contents: 2)

Magnus, Robot Fighter / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Russ Manning
Pencils
Russ Manning (signed as Russ Manning)
Inks
Russ Manning (signed as Russ Manning)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
MAG. R.F.#11-655
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Vital foodstuff flows in a never-ceasing stream to the many billion people of North Am…
Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Magnus; Leeja Clane; Senator Clane; Danae (introduction); Neo-Animals [Condi; Slin; Bimi; Bama]; Mekman
Synopsis
Mekman, who has found ways to circumvent the psycho-probe and continue his crimes, creates robots disguised as animals and uses them to disrupt North Am's food supply. Magnus and Leeja recruit Danae and her genetically-enhanced animals to help track Mekman down and capture him.
Reprints
Keywords
North Am; robot; terrorism

Indexer Notes

Beginning with this story, non-white people appear routinely in North Am.

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

Cheerios; Rocky & Bullwinkle / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

Jump High, Jump Fast! (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ben Harper was getting ready to jump…
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Ben Harper; Alice Mabry; officer Chet Busby
Synopsis
Two teenagers try solo jumping with their antigravity jumping belts, and deal with a malfunctioning cargo scow at 5000 feet.
Reprints
Keywords
2010; anti-gravity

False Men (Table of Contents: 5)

The Aliens / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Russ Manning
Pencils
Russ Manning
Inks
Russ Manning
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Having brought the aliens to Earth from deepest space, Captain Johner is met at the spaceport by General Curso…
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Captain Johner; General Curso; Commander Zarz; Governor Blevek; M. Wolat; M. Talot
Synopsis
With their unique senses, the aliens recognize that several "men" in Space Control center are actually dangerous and non-human.
Reprints

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

Robot Rostrum / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from readers David Cadenas, Barry Parr, Ted Frusevich, Allen Thompson, Frank Kazycki, A. J. Bowdery, Robert K. Greene, and Jack Smith.

100 Little Dolls (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

The 100 Doll Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Physical Fitness, Number 14: Torso Strengthening (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Bridge… Lie on back with knees bent, feet flat, arms straight, palms down…
Genre
non-fiction
Reprints
Keywords
Educational; fact

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Robot Fighter Pin-Up (Table of Contents: 10)

Magnus, Robot Fighter / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Magnus
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Same as the front cover, but without text copy.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Magnus invades the domain of the mastermind whose beasts of steel terrorize North Am!"]
    Magnus, Robot Fighter
  2. 1. Iron and Steel, Number 7: Ingots
    Keys of Knowledge
  3. 2. Beasts of Steel
    Magnus, Robot Fighter
  4. 3. ["Are Cheerios your favorite cereal, Bullwinkle?"]
    Cheerios; Rocky & Bullwinkle
  5. 4. Jump High, Jump Fast!
  6. 5. False Men
    The Aliens
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Robot Rostrum
  8. 7. 100 Little Dolls
    The 100 Doll Co.
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
  10. 9. Physical Fitness, Number 14: Torso Strengthening
    Keys of Knowledge
  11. 10. Robot Fighter Pin-Up
    Magnus, Robot Fighter
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