Bonanza #8
(June 1964)

Western, 1962 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1964-04-16 ?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
K. K. Publications, Inc.
Brand
Gold Key
Editing
?

Issue Notes

Cover code: 10036-406. On-sale date from 1964 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.

Searching an Abandoned Mining Camp to Find a Missing Girl, the Cartwrights Vanish One by One! (Table of Contents)

Bonanza / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (photograph)
Inks
? (photograph)
Colors
? (photograph)
Letters
typeset

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Hoss Cartwright (photo of Dan Blocker); Ben Cartwright (photo of Lorne Greene); Little Joe Cartwright (photo of Michael Landon); Adam Cartwright (photo of Pernell Roberts)
Reprints
Keywords
Cowboy; gunfight; six-gun; six-shooter

Indexer Notes

Gunfight scene. Inset photo of Pernell Roberts

Wild Animals of North America, Number 2: Pronghorn Antelopes (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; animal; nature
Synopsis
Facts about the pronghorn
Keywords
Antelope; pronghorn; pronghorn antelope

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Hatchet Man (Table of Contents: 2)

Bonanza / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

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Job Number
Bonanza # 8-644
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Hoss Cartwright; Ben Cartwright; Little Joe Cartwright; Adam Cartwright; Hop Sing; Fang Kang Huang; Mei Ling; Wong; Lung; Sheriff
Synopsis
Hop Sing's cousin visits with his bride-to-be, but all three are kidnapped by hatchet men working for the bride's stepfather. Ben, Hoss, and Little Joe are also captured while pursuing, but Adam and the sheriff manage to free them.
Reprints
Keywords
Chinese American; cowboy; elope; family; stepfather

Trapped in Goblin Gulch (Table of Contents: 3)

Bedrock Barnes, Prospector / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Bedrock Barnes; bank robber; Sheriff Barnes
Synopsis
Bedrock Barnes attempts to aid a man crazed from thirst in the desert. The stranger repeatedly shoots at Bedrock, who finally knocks him down with a thrown rock, ties him, and gives him water from a canteen. When the sheriff arrives Bedrock learns that the stranger is a dangerous wanted bank robber.
Reprints
Keywords
Bank robber; burro; desert

Vanished Bonanza (Table of Contents: 4)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters
O'Bannion; McLeod; Breyfogle
Synopsis
Three men attempt to cross Death Valley on foot. Indians kill two, but Breyfogle stumbles on, barely getting across with his life. On the way he discovers a rich vein of gold ore, but is never able to locate it again.
Reprints
Keywords
California; Death Valley; gold; prospector

The Living Nightmare (Table of Contents: 5)

Bonanza / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
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Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Hoss Cartwright; Ben Cartwright; Little Joe Cartwright; Harry; White Bear
Synopsis
Hoss acquires a camel, but its smell panics the horses, cattle, and swine of whites and Indians alike. Ben agrees to the neighbors' demands that the beast has to go, and Hoss takes it into the desert for release. They come upon a wagon train under Indian attack, and the camel helps Hoss scatter the attackers' horses.
Reprints
Keywords
American Indian; camel; Native American; Paiute; wagon train

Fish, Number 42: Needlefish (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; animal; nature
Synopsis
Facts about needlefish
Keywords
Fish; needlefish; ocean

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Bonanza Pin-Up (Table of Contents: 7)

Bonanza / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (photograph)
Inks
? (photograph)
Colors
? (photograph)
Letters
typeset

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Hoss Cartwright (photo of Dan Blocker); Ben Cartwright (photo of Lorne Greene); Little Joe Cartwright (photo of Michael Landon)
Keywords
Cowboy; gunfight; six-gun; six-shooter

Indexer Notes

Repeat of main image from front cover on the back cover.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. Searching an Abandoned Mining Camp to Find a Missing Girl, the Cartwrights Vanish One by One!
    Bonanza
  2. 1. Wild Animals of North America, Number 2: Pronghorn Antelopes
    Keys of Knowledge
  3. 2. The Hatchet Man
    Bonanza
  4. 3. Trapped in Goblin Gulch
    Bedrock Barnes, Prospector
  5. 4. Vanished Bonanza
  6. 5. The Living Nightmare
    Bonanza
  7. 6. Fish, Number 42: Needlefish
    Keys of Knowledge
  8. 7. Bonanza Pin-Up
    Bonanza
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