(May 1969)

Western, 1963 Series
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Price
0.15 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
On-sale Date
1969-02-13
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Western Publishing Company, Inc.
Brand
Gold Key
Dell/Western Eight-Digit Code
10046-905
Printer
Printed in the U.S.A.
Editing
?

Issue Notes

On-Sale Date from Copyright records.

The Venomous Vapor (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
? (painted)
Inks
? (painted)
Colors
? (painted)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Not human! Not robot!
Genre
science fiction; superhero
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The Venomous Vapor (Table of Contents: 1)

Magnus, Robot Fighter / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Paul Norris
Inks
Mike Royer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
MAGNUS 26-692
First Line of Dialogue or Text
From out of earth's distant past, a strange vessel lands at a North Am spaceport...
Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Magnus; Leeja Clane; Zemo
Synopsis
Zemo, a cyborg sent to explore space a thousand years earlier, returns to earth and unleashes a vapor that impels humans to destroy infrastructure through their robots. Reawakening to his own humanity, he helps Magnus defeat the threat.
Reprints
Keywords
Cybernetics; cyborg; North Am; robot

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Gold Key Comics Club News / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Animals (Table of Contents: 3)

Gold Key Club Comics Reader's Page / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
various
Inks
various
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
animal

Indexer Notes

Drawings by readers Marcia White, Elizabeth Monté, Mark Simmet, and Cheryl Phillips.

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

Gold Key Club Comics Jokes On You; Gold Key Kid / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?; typeset

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

A Gold Key Kid comic, followed by gags from readers Sherry Gail Griffith, Steven Sellon, Cindy Hamilton, Janet LaBonte, Cathy Cook, Angela Muncillo, Tina Ruppert, Diane Uchrin, David Newton, Stephen MacDougall, Brenda VanTasell, Donna Kresky, Susan Fleming, Larry Mar, Belinda Villanueva, Danny Saepo, Annette Moisan, Roberta Shelofsky, Greg Pollestad, Sharon Anne Clark, and Patricia Guelker.

Journey to the End of the World (Table of Contents: 5)

Magnus, Robot Fighter / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Paul Norris
Inks
Mike Royer
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
On a spring afternoon, Magnus and Leeja join the Outsiders for an exciting and bizarre journey.
Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Magnus; Leeja Clane; the Outsiders [Merf, Trum; Howie; Chet]; Bjork
Synopsis
When a fellow-passenger sabotages the time tank, Magnus and party are stranded in the far future, where they must defeat a giant robot in order to get back.
Reprints
Keywords
Dinosaur; robot; time travel

Sci-Fi Quickies (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
various
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

The Witty Ones by Margaret Bingham; Twilight of the Gods by Ben F. Lee (stories from the readers)

Cosmic Blight (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Paul Norris
Inks
Mike Royer
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A strange invasion of heat-seeking polyps that radiate cold is blotting out the sun...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Captain Johner; Commander Zarz; M'Reema [Reema]; Rodg; aliens of Zarz's crew
Synopsis
The solar system appears doomed, as the polyps are consuming the sun.
Reprints
Keywords
Space travel

Comic Books for Sale (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

statement of ownership / 0.5 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Venomous Vapor
    Magnus, Robot Fighter
  2. 1. The Venomous Vapor
    Magnus, Robot Fighter
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Gold Key Comics Club News
  4. 3. Animals
    Gold Key Club Comics Reader's Page
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Gold Key Club Comics Jokes On You; Gold Key Kid
  6. 5. Journey to the End of the World
    Magnus, Robot Fighter
  7. 6. Sci-Fi Quickies
    Robot Rostrum
  8. 7. Cosmic Blight
    The Aliens
  9. 8. Comic Books for Sale
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
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