UFO Flying Saucers #9 [Gold Key]
(January 1976)

Western, 1968 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
four times a year in January, May, August, and November
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Western Publishing Company, Inc.
Brand
Gold Key
Editing
?

Issue Notes

Cover code: 90259-601
This issue has variants:

Is Earth Their Laboratory? (Table of Contents)

UFO Flying Saucers / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Luis Dominguez ? (painting)
Inks
Luis Dominguez ? (painting)
Colors
Luis Dominguez ? (painting)
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction

The Great Carrot Famine! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Hostess Cup Cakes; Looney Tunes / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

Target: Earthlings (Table of Contents: 2)

UFO Flying Saucers / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Frank Bolle (signed as FWB)
Inks
Frank Bolle (signed as FWB)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
More than once in history the hunter has become the hunted, and what if that "souvenir" for the aliens was you?
Keywords
alien abduction

Indexer Notes

Signed underneath the wrist of the character on the right of the page.

Instant Replay (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Kenner Bionic Action Toys / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Do You Believe in Flying Saucers? (Table of Contents: 4)

The Hoaxmaster / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Frank Bolle
Inks
Frank Bolle
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Hoaxmaster
Synopsis
What some flying saucers might be.

Indexer Notes

Same art as the other Hoaxmaster stories in this series, all by Bolle.

Fire in the Rain (Table of Contents: 5)

UFO Flying Saucers / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Sparling
Inks
Jack Sparling
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Raymond Romand; Janine
Synopsis
Fire in the sky in an Alpine village.

Indexer Notes

Jack Sparling is easy to spot by his cute baby faced girls, and big eyes, snub noses and round lips.

Get These Dynamite Embriodered Cloth Patches... (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Gandalf Products Co. / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

Kids, Roach Designs Are Now Available As Iron-On Transfers! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Gandalf Products Co. / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

Messages from the Past (Table of Contents: 8)

UFO Flying Saucers / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Luis Dominguez
Inks
Luis Dominguez
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
Aliens astronauts may have left their mark on our planet during prehistoric periods.
Keywords
Great Pyramid; Nasca lines; Peru; Stonehenge

Order by Mail Specials (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

The Fun House / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Sell Grit (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Grit Publishing Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Kids Roach Designs Are Now Available As Iron-On Transfers! (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Gandalf Products Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Red Rain (Table of Contents: 12)

UFO Flying Saucers / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Sparling
Inks
Jack Sparling
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
Thousands of birds tumble from the sky in 1846.

Indexer Notes

Cute baby faced females is a sure sign of Sparling.

A Story That Could Be True (Table of Contents: 13)

UFO Flying Saucers / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Certa
Inks
Joe Certa
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
Not everyone has actually seen a UFO, but almost all of us have imagined what it would be like.
Keywords
first contact; flying saucer

Indexer Notes

The faces of the aliens are identical to aliens in Certa's signed story in #10. They even look like his villains in Durango Kid Comics.

Ghost Lights (Table of Contents: 14)

UFO Flying Saucers / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
In recent years, scientists have become interested in the Spirit Lights seen by Quapaw Indians hundred years ago.
Keywords
American Indian

Indexer Notes

The inklines in faces and the noses points to John Celardo.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

American Circle Corp. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Things People See! (Table of Contents: 16)

UFO Flying Saucers / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Glenn J. St. Etienne; Rick Joachim; Steve Tingley
Synopsis
Reports from the readers of UFO sightings.
Keywords
flying saucer

Indexer Notes

The faces are similar to Celardo's drawings in other Gold Key magazines.

The Monster on the Beach!!! (Table of Contents: 17)

UFO Flying Saucers / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Luis Dominguez
Inks
Luis Dominguez
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
The aftermath of a storm in Tasmania produced a memorable thing found on a beach.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The inking and the staring eyes of people are by Dominguez.

Fun Tricks Free Things! (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Gandalf Products Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Wild Rider Competition Set (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Kenner Tee-Tee Power / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Six Million Dollar Man (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

Kenner Bionic Action Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Is Earth Their Laboratory?
    UFO Flying Saucers
  2. 1. The Great Carrot Famine!
    Hostess Cup Cakes; Looney Tunes
  3. 2. Target: Earthlings
    UFO Flying Saucers
  4. 3. Instant Replay
    Kenner Bionic Action Toys
  5. 4. Do You Believe in Flying Saucers?
    The Hoaxmaster
  6. 5. Fire in the Rain
    UFO Flying Saucers
  7. 6. Get These Dynamite Embriodered Cloth Patches...
    Gandalf Products Co.
  8. 7. Kids, Roach Designs Are Now Available As Iron-On Transfers!
    Gandalf Products Co.
  9. 8. Messages from the Past
    UFO Flying Saucers
  10. 9. Order by Mail Specials
    The Fun House
  11. 10. Sell Grit
    Grit Publishing Co.
  12. 11. Kids Roach Designs Are Now Available As Iron-On Transfers!
    Gandalf Products Co.
  13. 12. The Red Rain
    UFO Flying Saucers
  14. 13. A Story That Could Be True
    UFO Flying Saucers
  15. 14. Ghost Lights
    UFO Flying Saucers
  16. 15. ["Black Cat Survival Knife"]
    American Circle Corp.
  17. 16. Things People See!
    UFO Flying Saucers
  18. 17. The Monster on the Beach!!!
    UFO Flying Saucers
  19. 18. Fun Tricks Free Things!
    Gandalf Products Co.
  20. 19. Wild Rider Competition Set
    Kenner Tee-Tee Power
  21. 20. The Six Million Dollar Man
    Kenner Bionic Action Club
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