(May 1968)

Western, 1963 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
On-sale Date
1968-02-20
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Western Publishing Company, Inc.
Brand
Gold Key
Dell/Western Eight-Digit Code
10046-805
Printer
Printed in the U.S.A.
Editing
Chase Craig; Richard Eiger (according to Statement of Ownership in this issue)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Space Family Robinson #27.
This issue has variants:

The Origin of Magnus (Table of Contents)

Magnus, Robot Fighter / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Russ Manning (painting)
Inks
Russ Manning (painting)
Colors
Russ Manning (painting)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
By Popular Demand
Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Magnus; Leeja Clane; H8
Reprints

Magnus Robot Fighter 4,000 A.D. (Table of Contents: 1)

Magnus, Robot Fighter / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Russ Manning
Inks
Russ Manning
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
When robots begin to rule the world in 4,000 A.D., mankind finds itself in deadly peril...
Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Magnus; Leeja Clane; H8
Reprints

Magnus, Robot Fighter (Table of Contents: 2)

Magnus, Robot Fighter / comic story / 26.5 pages (report information)

Script
Russ Manning
Pencils
Russ Manning
Inks
Russ Manning
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
MAGNUS R.F. #22-682
First Line of Dialogue or Text
No robot may harm a human, or allow a human to come to harm... this is the unbreakable law built into every robot, and the metal-men were created solely to ease man's tasks of life.
Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Magnus; Leeja Clane; H8
Reprints
Keywords
North Am; robot

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

statement of ownership / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Average paid circulation: 216,100.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Robot Rostrum / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from John Ferguson, Richard Rochat, Fred Schollmeyer, Von Jaye

The Incredible Jewel (Table of Contents: 5)

The Aliens / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Russ Manning
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Forced into a sphere of compressed time by enemy false-men, Captain Johner and M'Reema discover a beautiful jewel that contacts them by telepathy!
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Captain Johner; Commander Zarz; M'Reema [Reema]; aliens of Zarz's crew; false-men; mysterious being
Synopsis
Channeling the power of the time-being, Johner and Reema defeat the false-men.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Origin of Magnus
    Magnus, Robot Fighter
  2. 1. Magnus Robot Fighter 4,000 A.D.
    Magnus, Robot Fighter
  3. 2. Magnus, Robot Fighter
    Magnus, Robot Fighter
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Robot Rostrum
  6. 5. The Incredible Jewel
    The Aliens
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