(March 1969)

Western, 1963 Series
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Price
0.15 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
On-sale Date
1968-12-05
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Western Publishing Company, Inc.
Brand
Gold Key
Editing
Wally Green (editor)

Issue Notes

Comics code: 10053-903. On-sale date from 1969 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.

The Thing Called Illona (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)
Keywords
lizard; metamorph; physician; teeth; transformation

The Thing Called Illona (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Sal Trapani
Inks
Sal Trapani
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense; detective-mystery
Reprints

The Strangling Pearls (Table of Contents: 2)

text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Behemoth (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Art Saaf
Inks
Art Saaf
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Reprints

Club News (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

First paragraph titled "Where Do Honkers Go When They Die?"

Reader's Page: Doodles (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Fan art from: Cynthia Pincus, Frankie Sadar, Dale Kowaleski, Tom Cartolano and Tom Oberlin.

Jokes on You (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Jokes and riddles from readers: Dana Smith, Susan Lee Martinson, Sylvia Bryant, Kerry Grieser, Laurie MacLeod, Russell Shinn, Kevin Neal Jackson, John MacKay, Mark Hiscock, Pattie Marie White, Leo Pilon, Tina Lim, Tricia Powell, Mark Nicholson, Myra Oria, Darrel Green, Garet Joellenbeck, Steve Ewing, Beverly Hart, Doreen Ransford, James Toretta and Kerry Miller.

The Metamorphs (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Roy
Inks
Mike Roy
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

Reprints

Death Is the Hunter (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Celardo
Inks
John Celardo
Colors
?
Letters
John Celardo

Reprints

[Skunk] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?

Synopsis
A tied up dog is nervous while a skunk passes by.
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Thing Called Illona
    Boris Karloff
  2. 1. The Thing Called Illona
    Boris Karloff
  3. 2. The Strangling Pearls
  4. 3. Behemoth
  5. 4. Club News
    Gold Key Club Comics
  6. 5. Reader's Page: Doodles
    Gold Key Club Comics
  7. 6. Jokes on You
    Gold Key Club Comics
  8. 7. The Metamorphs
  9. 8. Death Is the Hunter
  10. 9. [Skunk]
    Mini-Comics
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