(December 1965)

Western, 1964 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
Wally Green
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Silver Age U.S.; Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Cover code: 10119-512

Keywords
Greenland; New York City; post-apocalyptic; Viking

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Mighty Samson / 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
Samson battles the metal scavengers to save the treasures of his ruined civilization!
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Mighty Samson
Reprints
Keywords
New York City; post-apocalyptic; Statue of Liberty; Viking

Indexer Notes

Richard Richmond says George Wilson not Morris Gollub for this cover; Robert Barrett concurs via the GCD Error Tracker (http://errors.comics.org/show_bug.cgi?id=10160), 2015-05-02.

Bridges and Man Number 6 The Brooklyn Bridge (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
Typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Brooklyn Bridge was begun in 1870.
Genre
non-fiction; history
Reprints
Keywords
Brooklyn Bridge; New York City

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. History of the Brooklyn Bridge.

The Metal Stealers [Part 1] (Table of Contents: 2)

Mighty Samson / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Frank Thorne [as FT] (signed)
Inks
Frank Thorne [as FT] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is what is left of one magnificent city after the devastation of a nuclear war.
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Mighty Samson; Sharmaine; Mindor; Headman Thorr
Synopsis
Thorr and his men raid N'Yark for scrap metal, including the ruined Statue of Liberty. They carry Sharmaine and Mindor off to Greenland, where global warming has let them found a new society that includes extensive metalworking and geothermal heating. Thorr demands that Mindor contribute his scientific skills, and Sharmaine become his queen. Samson stows away on another of Thorr's raiders, but is discovered and made to walk the plank.
Reprints
Keywords
Brooklyn Bridge; global warming; Greenland; New York City; post-apocalyptic; Viking

[The Metal Stealers, Part 2] Sinister Stronghold (Table of Contents: 3)

Mighty Samson / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Cast into a deathtrap among fearsome marine monsters while bound and helpless…
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Mighty Samson; Sharmaine; Mindor; Headman Thorr
Synopsis
Samson swims to Greenland and is forced to fight as a gladiator to win Sharmaine's freedom. Even though he defeats all three monsters Thorr reneges, so Mindor sparks an uprising. Thorr dies trying to escape. Greenland (Greelynd) establishes good relations with N'Yark, and returns the stolen fragments from the Statue of Liberty.
Reprints
Keywords
Greenland; monster; mutant; mutation; post-apocalyptic; Viking

The Statue of Liberty (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
Typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Statue of Liberty is the largest piece of sculpture on earth.
Genre
non-fiction; history
Reprints
Keywords
Statue of Liberty

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. History of the Statue of Liberty.

Mighty Samson Pin-Up (Table of Contents: 5)

Mighty Samson / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Mighty Samson
Reprints
Keywords
New York City; post-apocalyptic; Statue of Liberty; Viking

Indexer Notes

Back cover is same as front cover, sans title or trade dress.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Samson battles the metal scavengers to save the treasures of his ruined civilization!"]
    Mighty Samson
  2. 1. Bridges and Man Number 6 The Brooklyn Bridge
    Keys of Knowledge
  3. 2. The Metal Stealers [Part 1]
    Mighty Samson
  4. 3. [The Metal Stealers, Part 2] Sinister Stronghold
    Mighty Samson
  5. 4. The Statue of Liberty
    Keys of Knowledge
  6. 5. Mighty Samson Pin-Up
    Mighty Samson
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Richard Richmond
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Douglas Sederberg
  • Kirk House
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Steve Dasinger
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Clayton Emery