(March 1968)

Western, 1963 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
On-sale Date
1967-12-07
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Western Publishing Company, Inc.
Brand
Gold Key
Editing
Wally Green (editor)

Issue Notes

Cover code: 10053-803. On-sale date from 1968 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.

The Dream Demon (Table of Contents)

Boris Karloff / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
George Wilson (painting)
Inks
George Wilson (painting)
Colors
George Wilson (painting)
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense; detective-mystery
Characters
Boris Karloff (photograph, inset)
Reprints
Keywords
bed; demon; dream; face paint

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

Incident at Devil's Lake (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Certa
Inks
Joe Certa
Letters
Ben Oda (story logo)

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Dream Demon (Table of Contents: 2)

Boris Karloff / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Orlando ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
John Duffy ?

Genre
horror-suspense; detective-mystery
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Unknown inks per Nick Caputo. Previous indexer credited Joe Orlando.

Death Haunts the Opera (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Certa
Inks
Joe Certa
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art confirmed by Alberto Becattini (January 2011).

The Ghostly Images (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

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

Art Gallery / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Pictures and short paragraphs on the Aardvark, the Platypus, the Armadillo and the Gnu.

Bull (Table of Contents: 6)

Picture Dictionary / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Four, illustrated definitions of the word 'bull'.

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

Chuckle Time / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Four, one panel gags.
"Actually, He's bald! Those are his eyebrows!" 2 girls looking at a hipster.
"Boy! He sure must have a tall dog!" 2 kids commenting on a Buckingham Palace guard house.
"Harold, must we stay in this lane?" A female concerned about her companion following to close to a truck pulling a canon.
"What native ritual dance? This the frug!" 2 native women dancing.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Four three-panel gags.
A golfer makes a hole-in-one... with his club.
A man has to hold the TV antenna for the picture to focus for his wife to watch a western.
A fisherman catches a boot and throws it away before realizing a fish was inside it.
A hummingbird falls in love with a dart.

The Scavengers (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Paul S. Newman
Pencils
Luis Dominguez
Inks
Luis Dominguez
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Newman script per biblio in Robin Snyder's The Comics, Vol. 31, No. 5, May 2020.

The Screaming Skull (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jeff Jones
Inks
Jeff Jones
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda (story logo)

Reprints

[Flying Carpet] (Table of Contents: 11)

Mini-Comics / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?

Synopsis
A man uses his flying carpet as shade in the desert.

[Mad Scientist] (Table of Contents: 12)

Mini-Comics / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?

Synopsis
A mad scientist changes into different monsters, but when he turns into a dog, he is picked up by a dog catcher.

The Opossum (Table of Contents: 13)

Keys of Knowledge / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

The Storm (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Certa
Inks
Joe Certa
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Boris Karloff Pin-Up (Table of Contents: 15)

Boris Karloff / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
George Wilson (painting)
Inks
George Wilson (painting)
Colors
George Wilson (painting)
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense; detective-mystery

Indexer Notes

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

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Dream Demon
    Boris Karloff
  2. 1. Incident at Devil's Lake
  3. 2. Dream Demon
    Boris Karloff
  4. 3. Death Haunts the Opera
  5. 4. The Ghostly Images
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Art Gallery
  7. 6. Bull
    Picture Dictionary
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Chuckle Time
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Quick Takes
  10. 9. The Scavengers
  11. 10. The Screaming Skull
  12. 11. [Flying Carpet]
    Mini-Comics
  13. 12. [Mad Scientist]
    Mini-Comics
  14. 13. The Opossum
    Keys of Knowledge
  15. 14. The Storm
  16. 15. Boris Karloff Pin-Up
    Boris Karloff
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