(October 1968)

Western, 1968 Series
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Price
0.15 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
On-sale Date
1968-07-07
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Western Publishing Company, Inc.
Brand
Gold Key
Dell/Western Eight-Digit Code
10220-810
Printer
Printed in U.S.A.
Editing
?

Issue Notes

On-sale date from 1968 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.

The Plague of Giants (Table of Contents)

Space Ghost; Young Samson and Goliath; Birdman; Shazzan / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Space Ghost; Young Samson; Goliath; Birdman; Avenger; Shazzan; Chuck; Nancy; Kaboobie

Terrors of Turaba (Table of Contents: 1)

Shazzan / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Don R. Christensen
Pencils
Mike Arens
Inks
Mike Royer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Shazzan; Chuck; Nancy; Kaboobie; Kadi
Synopsis
An evil wizard, Kadi, captures Chuck and Nancy as sacrifices for the living idol of Turaba.
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Indexer Notes

Script and art identification by Alberto Becattini (December 2010). Don R. Christensen’s original title was "Terrors of Tosuba".

The Plague of Giants (Table of Contents: 2)

Space Ghost / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Space Ghost; Jace; Jan; Blip; Creature King
Synopsis
Space Ghost battles Creature King who can create illusions of giant creatures with his Nightmare Beams.

Undersea Invasion (Table of Contents: 3)

Moby Dick / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Don R. Christensen
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Moby Dick; Tom; Tubb; Scooby
Synopsis
Aliens force Tom and Tubb to help them invade the boys' undersea city.

The Solar Scorpions (Table of Contents: 4)

Birdman / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Birdman; Avenger
Synopsis
Birdman fights off scorpion-like creatures from a crashed meteor.

The Cosmic Werewolf (Table of Contents: 5)

Young Samson and Goliath / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Young Samson; Goliath; Dr. Krugle
Synopsis
Young Samson and Goliath are blamed for a series of bank robberies committed by Dr. Krugle in his were-creature form.

Indexer Notes

Possible Certa pencils per Nick Caputo, July 2019.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Plague of Giants
    Space Ghost; Young Samson and Goliath; Birdman; Shazzan
  2. 1. Terrors of Turaba
    Shazzan
  3. 2. The Plague of Giants
    Space Ghost
  4. 3. Undersea Invasion
    Moby Dick
  5. 4. The Solar Scorpions
    Birdman
  6. 5. The Cosmic Werewolf
    Young Samson and Goliath
This issue was most recently modified by:
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