(June 1966)

Western, 1964 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
On-sale Date
1966-03-24
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
K. K. Publications, Inc.
Brand
Gold Key
Dell/Western Eight-Digit Code
10119-606
Printer
Western Printing and Lithographing Company
Editing
Wally Green (editor (uncredited))

Issue Notes

On-sale date from 1966 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.

The Sinister Satellites and the Monster from Space! (Table of Contents)

Mighty Samson / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Mighty Samson; Sharmaine
Reprints
Keywords
Post-apocalyptic

Satellites of the Future (Table of Contents: 1)

Mighty Samson / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Astronaut scientists may soon be orbiting earth in 2-man laboratories designed to test living conditions in space.
Feature Logo
Mighty Samson [solid]
Genre
non-fiction; science fiction
Reprints
Keywords
Educational; fact; satellite; space travel

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Despite the page heading, does not involve Mighty Samson.

The Sinister Satellites [Part 1] (Table of Contents: 2)

Mighty Samson / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
6-663
First Line of Dialogue or Text
In the nuclear-blasted ruins of a 20th-century city, a strange "meteor" suddenly plunges from the sky…
Feature Logo
Mighty Samson [stone brick]
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Mighty Samson; Sharmaine; Mindor; Terra; Magga
Synopsis
Mindor retrieves a computer from a fallen satellite, but is puzzled as to why so many are coming down. Terra of Jerz is pulling them from orbit with a magnetic weapon, in order to scavenge their high technology. Mindor agrees to assist Terra until he discovers that she plans to use a weather-control satellite as a weapon.
Reprints
Keywords
balloon; Chrysler Building; flying saucer; New York City; post-apocalyptic; satellite

[The Sinister Satellites, Part 2] The Monster from Space (Table of Contents: 3)

Mighty Samson / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Frank Thorne (signed)
Inks
Frank Thorne (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Storm furies lash N'Yark… created by the Zeus weather-control satellite under the guidance of Terra of Jerz, would-be queen!
Feature Logo
Mighty Samson [stone brick]
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Mighty Samson; Sharmaine; Mindor; Terra
Synopsis
Spores brought down with Terra's satellites form a gigantic vacuum monster that sets about destroying N'Yark. Sharmain works out a plan to destroy it, and Samson executes the plan. Since Terra's magnetic weapon is destroyed, she can down no more satellites.
Reprints
Keywords
alien; Chrysler Building; flying saucer; New York City; post-apocalyptic; whale

Indexer Notes

Signature can be found in the last panel.

Space Station (Table of Contents: 4)

Mighty Samson / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Future space plans may include huge space stations which will orbit for years.
Feature Logo
Mighty Samson [solid]
Genre
non-fiction; science fiction
Reprints
Keywords
educational; fact; space station; space travel

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Despite the page heading, does not involve Mighty Samson.

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

Mighty Samson / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Mighty Samson; Sharmaine
Reprints
Keywords
post-apocalyptic

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Same as front cover, but sans title or trade dress.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Sinister Satellites and the Monster from Space!
    Mighty Samson
  2. 1. Satellites of the Future
    Mighty Samson
  3. 2. The Sinister Satellites [Part 1]
    Mighty Samson
  4. 3. [The Sinister Satellites, Part 2] The Monster from Space
    Mighty Samson
  5. 4. Space Station
    Mighty Samson
  6. 5. Mighty Samson Pin-Up
    Mighty Samson
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