(March 1967)

Western, 1964 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
On-sale Date
1966-12-22
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
K. K. Publications, Inc.
Brand
Gold Key
Printer
Western Printing and Lithographing Company
Editing
?

Issue Notes

Cover code: 10119-703. 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
Queen Terra orders her invincible slave robot to bring her a prize captive — Samson!
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Mighty Samson
Reprints
Keywords
Post-apocalyptic; robot; United States Capitol.; Washington D.C.; Washington Monument

Indexer Notes

Cover title from interior story. Richard Richmond says this is not a Morris Gollub cover; Robert Barrett concurs, crediting it to George Wilson via the GCD Error Tracker (http://errors.comics.org/show_bug.cgi?id=10160), 2015-05-02

Guide [sic] Tour of Washington, D.C. (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
?
Pencils
? (illustrations)
Inks
? (illustrations)
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
A list of famous places in Washington, D.C.
Reprints
Keywords
Capitol; educational; fact; Lincoln Memorial; Pentagon; Washington D.C.; Washington Monument; White House

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Panels with text underneath. Does not actually involve Mighty Samson.

The Renegade Robot [Part 1] (Table of Contents: 2)

Mighty Samson / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
9-6612
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mindor! Sharmaine!
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Mighty Samson; Mindor; Sharmaine; Queen Terra of Jerz
Synopsis
Samson, Mindor, and Sharmaine are taken from N'Yark to the ruins of Washington, D.C. by a still-operable automated subway. While exploring the landmarks, the three are attacked by a Presidential-protection robot which has been re-programmed to protect Queen Terra.
Reprints
Keywords
Lincoln Memorial; N'Yark; post-apocalyptic; robot; subway; The Capitol; United States Mint; Washington D.C.; White House

[Spine-Throwing Cactus] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In Mighty Samson's future time manh mutant monsters, both plant and animal, were created by nuclear fallout.
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Mighty Samson (cameo)
Synopsis
Mindor's description of a cactus which can throw its spines.
Reprints
Keywords
Cactus; mutant; mutation; post-apocalyptic

[Lightning Beast] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
One of the mutant beasts that Mighty Samson met and defeated has legs and the uncanny ability to shoot powerful electric bolts from its eyes!
Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
Mindor's description of a beast that can shoot electric bolts from its eyes.
Reprints
Keywords
Electricity; monster; mutant; mutation; post-apocalyptic

Monster Myths (Table of Contents: 5)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Throughout history, mankind has invented a long list of imaginary monsters and mythical creatures in many strange forms and exhibiting eerie or fearful powers.
Genre
non-fiction
Reprints
Keywords
Monster; mythology

Indexer Notes

Text article on mythical monsters, with one illustration.

The Mental Repairman (Table of Contents: 6)

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
Imagine! Back in the 20th century, each car or plane or train had to carry its own fuel!
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Tom Morrow; Cindia; Dr. Ivar Branely
Synopsis
When the Central Energy Broadcaster of Ultra City breaks down, it injures the only scientist able to diagnose the problem. Tom Morrow probes the scientist's mind with his ESP to find the solution, then uses his mental powers to make the repair.
Reprints
Keywords
Clairvoyance; E.S.P.; ESP; mental telepathy; power generator; psychokinesis; scientist

[The Renegade Robot, Part 2] The Metal Hercules (Table of Contents: 7)

Mighty Samson / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
On the dome of the capitol, Samson has tricked Terra's robot into stepping through a weak spot!
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Mighty Samson; Mindor; Sharmaine; Queen Terra of Jerz
Synopsis
Terra's robot and Samson battle among the landmarks of a ruined Washington, D.C. Samson destroys the robot by pushing it off the Washington Monument.
Reprints
Keywords
Jefferson Memorial; post-apocalyptic; robot; The Capitol; Washington D.C.; Washington Monument

[Net-Casting Spider Monster] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
One of the most dreaded monsters of Might Samson's time is a huge arachnid, bigger than a crocodile, that casts forth a web-like net to snare it's victims!
Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
A description of a "net-casting spider monster," a huge arachnid of Mighty Samson's time, which spins a spider-web net to capture its victims.
Reprints
Keywords
Monster; mutant; mutation; post-apocalyptic; spider-web

Washington, D.C. (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
?
Pencils
? (illustrations)
Inks
? (illustrations)
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
More landmarks in and around Washington, D.C.
Reprints
Keywords
Arlington National Cemetery; educational; fact; Library of Congress; Mount Vernon; National Archives; Smithsonian Institution; Washington D.C.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Panels with text underneath. Does not actually involve Mighty Samson.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Queen Terra orders her invincible slave robot to bring her a prize captive — Samson!"]
    Mighty Samson
  2. 1. Guide [sic] Tour of Washington, D.C.
    Mighty Samson
  3. 2. The Renegade Robot [Part 1]
    Mighty Samson
  4. 3. [Spine-Throwing Cactus]
    Mighty Samson Mutant Monsters
  5. 4. [Lightning Beast]
    Mighty Samson Mutant Monsters
  6. 5. Monster Myths
  7. 6. The Mental Repairman
    Tom Morrow
  8. 7. [The Renegade Robot, Part 2] The Metal Hercules
    Mighty Samson
  9. 8. [Net-Casting Spider Monster]
    Mighty Samson Mutant Monsters
  10. 9. Washington, D.C.
    Mighty Samson
  11. 10. ["100 pc. Toy Soldier Set"]
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