(November 1969)

Western, 1964 Series
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Price
0.15 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
On-sale Date
1969
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Western Publishing Company, Inc.
Brand
Gold Key
Editing
?

Issue Notes

Cover-code 10019-911.

Attack of the Fishmen! (Table of Contents)

Mighty Samson / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Mighty Samson; Nephtoon
Reprints
Keywords
fish monsters; merman; tridents

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Attack of the Fishmen [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
20-698
Feature Logo
Mighty Samson [solid]
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Mighty Samson; Sharmaine; Mindor; Nephtoon
Synopsis
Mutant humans who live underwater attack the people of N'Yark. Among other hostile acts they dam the Verrazano Narrows so as to flood the city, allowing them to take it over as a new homeland.
Reprints
Keywords
mermaid; merman; mutant; mutation; New York City; post-apocalyptic; Verrazano Narrows Bridge

Indexer Notes

The Verrazano Narrows Bridge was fully opened just at about the time this story appeared.

Atlantis -- Fable or Fact? (Table of Contents: 3)

Lost Civilizations / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Feature Logo
Lost Civilizations
Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
The ancient tale of Atlantis, and the never-ending quest to find it.
Reprints

The Underwater Terror (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

Feature Logo
Tom Morrow
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Tom Morrow; Cindia; Professor Todd; dolphin
Synopsis
When an Ultra City professor is trapped under water, Tom enlists a dolphin to help rescue him. Tom exhausts himself sealing a lava flow that the professor found, but the dolphin returns him safe to shore.
Keywords
dolphin; lava; mental telepathy

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Attack of the Fishmen, Part 2] Dam of Doom (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Feature Logo
Mighty Samson [solid]
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Mighty Samson; Sharmaine; Mindor; Nephtoon
Synopsis
The tribesmen fight back against the fishmen but Samson is hampered in fighting Nephtoon beacause he repeatedly needs to surface for air. Mindor outfits Samson with an ancient SCUBA outfit, after which Samson brings Nephtoon to the surface, where he forces him to call off the attack and dismantle the dam.
Reprints
Keywords
mermaid; merman; mutant; mutation; New York City; post-apocalyptic; SCUBA

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[The Princess and the Frog] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?

Feature Logo
Mini-Comics
Genre
humor
Characters
Princess; frog
Synopsis
A princess kisses a frog, hoping he'll turn into a prince. Instead, she turns into a frog.
Keywords
frog; pantomime; princess; wordless

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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. Attack of the Fishmen!
    Mighty Samson
  2. 1. ["Have a ball!"]
  3. 2. Attack of the Fishmen [Part 1]
    Mighty Samson
  4. 3. Atlantis -- Fable or Fact?
    Lost Civilizations
  5. 4. The Underwater Terror
    Tom Morrow
  6. 5. ["Hi kids!"]
  7. 6. ["Super Saturday on ABC"]
  8. 7. ["ABC's Super Saturday Club"]
  9. 8. [Attack of the Fishmen, Part 2] Dam of Doom
    Mighty Samson
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Gold Key Club Comics
  11. 10. ["On a Vista Esquire you can... hightail it!"]
  12. 11. [The Princess and the Frog]
    Mini-Comics
  13. 12. ["Famous name prizes or cash... from Olympic"]
  14. 13. ["Be a sales leader who picks the prizes"]
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