(September 1967)

Western, 1963 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
On-sale Date
1967-06-01
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
K. K. Publications, Inc.
Brand
Gold Key
Editing
Wally Green

Issue Notes

Cover code: 10053-709. On-sale date from 1967 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Boris Karloff / 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
A daring operation gives a young surgeon a murderer's hand -- with all its killer instinct!
Genre
horror-suspense; detective-mystery
Characters
Boris Karloff (photograph, inset)
Reprints
Keywords
mask; scissors; surgeon

Ghost Caravan (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Certa
Inks
Joe Certa
Letters
Ben Oda

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Strangler's Hand (Table of Contents: 2)

Boris Karloff / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al McWilliams
Inks
Al McWilliams
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
horror-suspense; detective-mystery
Reprints

The Jinx of the Akron (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Reprints

[Jail Break] (Table of Contents: 4)

Mini-Comics / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Synopsis
A convict receives a pick axe in a birthday cake, breaks out of jail and steals a wig, but gets caught when the wind blows the wig off of his head.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Monster Museum / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Four single panel gags about a Mountain Monster, a 6-Armed Crocky-Dial, a Cactus Monster and a Noise Gobbler.

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

Quick Takes / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Reprints

Indexer Notes

4 three panel gags.
A hunter has a duck fall on him and then it flies away.
A snake charmer washes his snake with starch.
A larger black bird takes over a water fountain and is surprised by the blast of water.
The sleeping moon is about to be hit by a rocket, so it opens his mouth to let it pass.

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

Jest for Fun [Western Comics] / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Riddles from readers Wayne Privett, Bobby Riddle, Terri Darity, Michael McGovern, John Krest, Keirn Watkins, Rick Dreves, Doug North, Lee Pace, Julianne Sampley, Peter Bagg, Debra Barney, Julian Dratwa, Jennifer Blackman, Wendel Maciesewski, The Stegers and Debra Barney.

The Dragon Tattoo (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art not by André LeBlanc, Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

The Ghost Champ (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Celardo
Inks
John Celardo
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Reprints

Chuckle Time (Table of Contents: 10)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Reprints

The Magnetic Pole (Table of Contents: 11)

Picture Dictionary / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Reprints

The Claws of the Mummy (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Certa
Inks
Joe Certa
Letters
Ben Oda

Reprints

Indexer Notes

The original indexer thought that the pencils and inks may be John Celardo.
Inside back cover.

Boris Karloff Pin-Up (Table of Contents: 13)

Boris Karloff / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
George Wilson ? (painting)
Inks
George Wilson ? (painting)
Colors
George Wilson ? (painting)

Genre
horror-suspense; detective-mystery

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Reprint of the front cover without photograph, logo or caption.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["A daring operation gives a young surgeon a murderer's hand -- with all its killer instinct!"]
    Boris Karloff
  2. 1. Ghost Caravan
  3. 2. The Strangler's Hand
    Boris Karloff
  4. 3. The Jinx of the Akron
  5. 4. [Jail Break]
    Mini-Comics
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Monster Museum
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Quick Takes
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Jest for Fun [Western Comics]
  9. 8. The Dragon Tattoo
  10. 9. The Ghost Champ
  11. 10. Chuckle Time
  12. 11. The Magnetic Pole
    Picture Dictionary
  13. 12. The Claws of the Mummy
  14. 13. Boris Karloff Pin-Up
    Boris Karloff
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