(February 1969)

Western, 1964 Series
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Price
0.15 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Western Publishing Company, Inc.
Brand
Gold Key
Editing
?

Issue Notes

Cover code: 10119-902

Seeds of Disaster! (Table of Contents)

Mighty Samson / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Mighty Samson; Sharmaine
Reprints
Keywords
carnivorous plants; post-apocalyptic

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Seeds of Disaster [Part 1] (Table of Contents: 2)

Mighty Samson / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Jack Sparling
Inks
Jack Sparling
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
17-6811
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Mighty Samson; Sharmaine; Mindor; Terra; Zaak
Synopsis
Terra makes an alliance with a reluctant tribe who live atop tall buildings, and uses the opportunity to sow seeds of dangerous plants in N'Yark. Samson investigates, and is seized by a man-eating plant.
Reprints
Keywords
Flying saucer; mutant; mutation; New York City; post-apocalyptic

Forgotten Empire (Table of Contents: 3)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (illustration)
Inks
? (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; history
Reprints
Keywords
Archaeology; archeology; educational; fact; Hittites

Indexer Notes

Discovery of the Hittites

The River Feat (Table of Contents: 4)

Tom Morrow / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Jack Sparling
Inks
Jack Sparling
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Tom Morrow; Cindia
Synopsis
Drought and fire threaten Ultra City, but Tom uses his mental powers to move a glacier in order to supply water.
Keywords
Glacier; levitation

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

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Readers Page [doodles] (Table of Contents: 6)

Gold Key Club Comics / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
(fan art)
Inks
(fan art)
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Keywords
Fan art

Indexer Notes

Fan art by Darcy Nelson, Mary Elizabeth James, Susan Mansfield, Patty Sperle, and Sonya Dresser.

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

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Jokes on You (Table of Contents: 8)

Gold Key Club Comics / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
(fan submissions)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
humor
Characters
Gold Key Kid (advertising character or promotional character)

Indexer Notes

Gags and riddles submitted by fans Susan Mann, Kevin Fleming, Larry Edward Harris, Melanie Martin, Tracy Jones, Beverly Irving, Gerard Aldridge, Tom Gazo, Larry W. Parrish, David Nelmes, Robert Brand, Leonard Hopkins, Linda Kempel, Evelyn Roy, Betty Grier, Michael Mullen, Jeanne Hagen, Wendy June Harnum, Bonnie McCarley, Debbie Heindel, and Robert Zembelli.

[Seeds of Disaster, Part 2] Assassin Plants (Table of Contents: 9)

Mighty Samson / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Jack Sparling
Inks
Jack Sparling
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Mighty Samson; Sharmaine; Mindor; Terra; Zaak
Synopsis
Samson fights his way out of the man-eater, and Sharmaine gathers a fungus that will kill the deadly plants. The rooftop dwellers, fed up with Terra, try to execute her. Samson intervenes, but Terra betrays him and his friends. With the fungus, the flight of Terra, and an uneasy arrangement with the roof-dwellers, N'Yark is safe again.
Reprints
Keywords
Mutant; mutation; New York City; post-apocalyptic

Triceratops (Table of Contents: 10)

Dinosauria / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Keywords
Dinosaur; educational; fact; paleontology; triceratops

Indexer Notes

Facts about the triceratops.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Disaster at Anthill Acres (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Mighty "Matchbox" / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Seeds of Disaster!
    Mighty Samson
  2. 1. ["Five fantastic ways to have fun... from General Electric"]
  3. 2. Seeds of Disaster [Part 1]
    Mighty Samson
  4. 3. Forgotten Empire
  5. 4. The River Feat
    Tom Morrow
  6. 5. ["Don't miss an issue, or you may miss your contribution."]
  7. 6. Readers Page [doodles]
    Gold Key Club Comics
  8. 7. ["Holiday Offer"]
  9. 8. Jokes on You
    Gold Key Club Comics
  10. 9. [Seeds of Disaster, Part 2] Assassin Plants
    Mighty Samson
  11. 10. Triceratops
    Dinosauria
  12. 11. ["Santa's bigger than ever..."]
  13. 12. The Disaster at Anthill Acres
    Mighty "Matchbox"
  14. 13. ["Spittin' Image Sportsters... from Daisy"]
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