(December 1966)

Western, 1964 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
On-sale Date
1966-09-22
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
K. K. Publications, Inc.
Brand
Gold Key
Editing
?

Issue Notes

Cover code: 10019-612. On-sale date from 1967 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.

[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 fights a grim battle for survival in the forbidding wastelands of the Arctic!
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Mighty Samson; Sharmaine; Mindor
Reprints
Keywords
Arctic; ice; sea monsters; snow

Indexer Notes

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

The Magnetic Pole (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Certa
Inks
Joe Certa
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Earth is basically a huge magnet.
Genre
non-fiction; science fiction
Reprints
Keywords
Educational; fact; magnetism; science

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Factual piece on magnetism. Despite the name and logo, does not actually involve Mighty Samson.

The Migration Mystery [Part 1] (Table of Contents: 2)

Mighty Samson / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Jack Sparling
Inks
Jack Sparling
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
8-669
First Line of Dialogue or Text
I...hear...voice...calling...me!
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Samson; Sharmaine; Mindor; Tilda; Jorro; Zenya; Koy
Synopsis
Samson and others are possessed by an inescapable urge to walk northward, into the polar regions. Only by gathering food as they walk can they survive. At last they arrive at a massive rock in the Arctic Ocean -- the Mental North Pole of Earth. Mindor concludes that during the atomic war, it was contaminated so as to emit telepathic waves.
Reprints
Keywords
Arctic; polar; telepathic; telepathy

The Battle of Monsters (Table of Contents: 3)

Tom Morrow / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Jack Sparling
Inks
Jack Sparling
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The past had a great technology that we are just re-discovering today---
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Tom Morrow; Cindia
Synopsis
When a huge monster menaces Ultra City, Tom exhausts himself using his mental powers, but fails to drive it away. With his last strength he creates a mental mirage of an even bigger monster, driving off the attacker and leaving the city safe.
Reprints
Keywords
Flying saucer; mental telepathy; monster; mutant; mutation; psychokinesis

The Palace at Knossos (Table of Contents: 4)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
From ancient days men sang of the hero, Theseus, who sailed to the fables island of Crete where he slew the mighty minotaur in the labyrinth of King Minos.
Genre
non-fiction; history
Characters
King Minos; Theseus; Arthur Evans
Reprints
Keywords
Crete; educational; fact; Greece

Indexer Notes

Fact piece about ancient Crete with a small illustration.

[The Migration Mystery, Part 2] The Mental Battle (Table of Contents: 5)

Mighty Samson / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder ?
Pencils
Jack Sparling
Inks
Jack Sparling
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In our minds, we interpreted the mental "pull" as the word "Come...come!"
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Mighty Samson; Sharmaine; Mindor; Tilda; Jorro; Zenya; Koy
Synopsis
To free them from the spell of the stone, Mindor gathers materials and organizes the production of gunpowder. Almost at the cost of his life, Samson sinks the stone and blows it up. The friends are delighted to get back to N'Yark, where the jungle is warm.
Reprints
Keywords
Arctic; icecap; polar

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

Honor House / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Honor House Prod. Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

American Speciality Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Samson fights a grim battle for survival in the forbidding wastelands of the Arctic!"]
    Mighty Samson
  2. 1. The Magnetic Pole
    Mighty Samson
  3. 2. The Migration Mystery [Part 1]
    Mighty Samson
  4. 3. The Battle of Monsters
    Tom Morrow
  5. 4. The Palace at Knossos
  6. 5. [The Migration Mystery, Part 2] The Mental Battle
    Mighty Samson
  7. 6. ["Here is a treasure chest of fun"]
    Honor House
  8. 7. ["Polaris nuclear sub"]
    Honor House Prod. Co.
  9. 8. ["Make money get prizes with fast selling 60c Xmas packs"]
    American Speciality Company
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