(January 1968)

Western, 1962 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
On-sale Date
1967-10-12
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
K. K. Publications, Inc.
Brand
Gold Key
Editing
Matt Murphy (managing editor); Richard Eiger

Issue Notes

Cover code: 10030-801. Published by K.K. Publications, Inc. and copyright by Western Publishing Company, Inc. in indicia. First issue to be printed by World Color in Sparta. On-sale date from 1968 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Turok / cover / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
adventure; historical; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Turok; Andar
Synopsis
Turok and Andar on a raft in a storm, attacked by a sea honker
Reprints
Keywords
American Indian; dinosaur; lost world; Native American

Indexer Notes

"Surrounded by Sea Honkers"

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Scourge of the Sea Serpents (Table of Contents: 2)

Turok / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Alberto Giolitti
Inks
Alberto Giolitti
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Job Number
TUROK #60-6710
Genre
adventure; fantasy-supernatural; historical
Characters
Turok; Andar
Synopsis
Turok and Andar try rafting across a lake in quest of an exit from Lost Valley, but are attacked by sea honkers and stranded on an island. Stirring up a fight between sea and land honkers they escaped unnoticed, but the opposite shore holds no way out.
Keywords
American Indian; dinosaur; lost world; Native American

The Lost Key (Table of Contents: 3)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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Synopsis
History and speculation on the Rongo-Rongo tablets (mysterious writing) of Easter Island.
Keywords
Easter Island

Indexer Notes

Header illustration

The Giant Conquerors (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Synopsis
Neanderthals come into conflict with gorillas. Despite their disadvantages in size and strength, the Neanderthals use their brain power, employing fire and spears to conquer the new territory.
Keywords
cave man; gorilla; Neanderthal; stone age

Monster Museum (Table of Contents: 5)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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Synopsis
Four made-up monsters

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

Gold Key Club Comics / cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Scott Wertz; Christine Murray; Steven Minsky; Kimmy Morera; Jamie Mathis; Steven Vasquez; Dennis Davis; Marshall Rosamond; Cathy Rawlings; Kenny Quercetti; Carl Rode; Tommy Greenroyd
Inks
Scott Wertz; Christine Murray; Steven Minsky; Kimmy Morera; Jamie Mathis; Steven Vasquez; Dennis Davis; Marshall Rosamond; Cathy Rawlings; Kenny Quercetti; Carl Rode; Tommy Greenroyd
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Readers create monsters!
Characters
Gold Key Kid (advertising character); Frankenstein's monster
Synopsis
Fan art of made-up monsters

Mini-Comics (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Characters
witch; golfer
Synopsis
A witch tries golf, with the help of her magic.
Keywords
golf; humor; mime strip; witch

Indexer Notes

Mime strip

Guardian of the Pit (Table of Contents: 8)

Turok / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Alberto Giolitti
Inks
Alberto Giolitti
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Letters
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Genre
adventure; historical; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Turok; Andar; Grafan
Synopsis
Seeing Turok and Andar kill a honker with poisoned arrows, primitive men pretend that a cave near them exits Lost Valley. When Turok and Andar enter they are attacked by an anklyosaurus, barely escaping with their lives. With Andar captive, Turok is forced back in, fighting the honker and coping with a volcanic eruption. As the primitives flee Andar uses a torch, burning himself, to break his bonds and help Turok. The cave offers no way out.
Keywords
American Indian; cave man; dinosaur; lost world; Native American

The Joke's On You (Table of Contents: 9)

Gold Key Club Comics / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Peggy Fry; Sergei Glushkoff; Susan Johnson; Robin Eberle; Randal Morton; Heidi Pert; Brenda Lynn; Rusty Wyatt; Timothy Nolan; Kathleen Kerrick; Nancy Poese; Clarice Covington; Margaret Mack; Edward C Paxton; Kenneth A Gregory; Carl DeGrazio; Judith Fisher; Rosa Anna Puente
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Characters
Gold Key Kid (advertising character)
Synopsis
Gags from readers

Indexer Notes

Header illustration

Quick Takes (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor
Characters
Angel; bird; mountain climber; explorer
Synopsis
Four single-line mime strips

The Copper Indians (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
non-fiction; history
Synopsis
Facts about the Indians near the Great Lakes working copper, ca. 5500 BCE.
Keywords
American Indian; copper; educational; fact; metallurgy; Native American

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Turok
  2. 1. ["Here's a whole treasure chest of fun"]
  3. 2. Scourge of the Sea Serpents
    Turok
  4. 3. The Lost Key
  5. 4. The Giant Conquerors
  6. 5. Monster Museum
  7. 6. ["Readers create monsters!"]
    Gold Key Club Comics
  8. 7. Mini-Comics
  9. 8. Guardian of the Pit
    Turok
  10. 9. The Joke's On You
    Gold Key Club Comics
  11. 10. Quick Takes
  12. 11. The Copper Indians
  13. 12. ["204 Revolutionary War Soldiers"]
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