(July 1974)

Western, 1972 Series
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Price
0.59 USD
Pages
132
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Western Publishing Company, Inc.
Brand
Gold Key
Editing
?
Color
Four Color
Dimensions
Digest-size
Paper Stock
Cardstock cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
Was ongoing

Issue Notes

Cover code: 92501-407


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Twilight Zone / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Chet Chambers
Reprints

Indexer Notes

92501-407, bi-monthly

[Gold Key Comics Where the Action Is!] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Contents (Table of Contents: 2)

table of contents / 2 pages (report information)

Letters
typeset

Mars: Dead or Alive (Table of Contents: 3)

The Twilight Zone / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Wood
Pencils
Nevio Zeccara
Inks
Nevio Zeccara
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Stop! Do not slay the visitors!
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Rod Serling; Chet Chambers; Pete
Synopsis
Chet Chambers discovers that the surface of Mars is really camouflage to hide the Martians.
Reprints

The Spirit is Killing (Table of Contents: 4)

Grimm's Ghost Stories / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Don Glut
Pencils
Mike Royer
Inks
Mike Royer
Colors
?
Letters
Mike Royer

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well... here it is, Don... ...the house where I spent my childhood!
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Hephzibah Grimm; Don Palm; Dori Palm
Synopsis
Don and Dori Palm are staying in the house where she grew up, but a ghost seems to be trying to kill her.

The Menace from Out There (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Wood
Pencils
Fred Fredericks
Inks
Fred Fredericks
Colors
?
Letters
Fred Fredericks

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Fear of the forces of nature has plagued mankind like a curse!... Lightning was once thought to be an omen of evil by some...
Genre
non-fiction; math & science
Characters
Blinky Marlow; John
Synopsis
Examples of people's fear of Halley's comet through the years.
Reprints
Keywords
Halley's comet

The Bridegroom (Table of Contents: 6)

The Twilight Zone / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Leo Dorfman
Pencils
George Evans
Inks
George Evans
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A handsome, charming man is Milo Dean, one of the most successful operators in his field...
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Rod Serling; Milo Dean; Agatha; Cyril Gordon; Eliza; Verna Barclay; Michael Dexter
Synopsis
Milo Dean charms women out of their life savings, while hiding out he meets a rich woman who keeps to herself in an old house.
Reprints

Voices from the Twilight Zone (Table of Contents: 7)

The Twilight Zone / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Paul S. Newman
Pencils
George Evans
Inks
George Evans
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It was in the darkest hour of the Civil War. Lincoln was planning to sign the Emancipation Proclamation. But many of his advisors were against it.
Genre
non-fiction; fantasy-supernatural; history
Characters
Abraham Lincoln
Synopsis
Lincoln uses a seance for advice.
Reprints

If the Shoe Fits... (Table of Contents: 8)

A Macabre Tale / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Don Glut
Pencils
Dan Spiegle
Inks
Dan Spiegle
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Spicer

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Men once called you "Big Mart" Krazik. But now you pound the pavement of Skid Row on Chicago's south side.
Genre
crime; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
"Big Mart" Krazik; Frank Nigel; Carson; Mike; Bill
Synopsis
When former mob boss, now bum, "Big Mart" puts on the shoes of the late Nigel Frank he finds the shoes have a mind of their own.

The Midas Wheel (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Wood
Pencils
Frank Thorne
Inks
Frank Thorne
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Here we go, Mr. Gruntlund -- five is your number!
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Cyrus Gruntland
Synopsis
Cyrus Gruntland's secret wish is revealed.
Reprints

They Dwell Among Us (Table of Contents: 10)

The Twilight Zone / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Leo Dorfman
Pencils
Don Heck
Inks
Mike Peppe
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Few people have heard of the Inner-Space Institute whose fantastic experiments may alter the fate of mankind...
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Rod Serling; Franz Bronk; Andrea Bronk; Stefan Bronk; Mrs. Stone
Synopsis
Scientific geniuses the Bronks are secretly witches.
Reprints

The Scapfaggot Witch (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In June, 1944, as Allied tanks pour through the English village of Great Leighs...
Genre
non-fiction; horror-suspense
Synopsis
During World War II the tomb of the witch of Scrapfaggot Green is disturbed and bizarre things start happening.
Reprints

Doom by Prediction (Table of Contents: 12)

The Twilight Zone / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Leo Dorfman
Pencils
Reed Crandall
Inks
Reed Crandall
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

First Line of Dialogue or Text
To look at Archie Ruber you'd never dream he was talented -- a man of remarkable gifts!
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Rod Serling; Archie Ruber; Dr. Anton Gregor
Synopsis
Dr. Gregor discovers that Archie has psychic powers.
Reprints

The Demon of Central Park (Table of Contents: 13)

Midnight Mysteries / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Don Glut
Pencils
Roger Brand
Inks
Roger Brand
Colors
?
Letters
Roger Brand

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ronny Haydock had walked through fog-enveloped Central Park for an hour trying to find an easy mark.
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Ronnie Haydock
Synopsis
A sorcerer lets a mugger steal his wallet.

Past, Present...Eternity (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Certa
Inks
Joe Certa
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In the fall of 1957, a small group of students living in Mexico City developed a strong interest in hypnotism, the occult, the world beyond!
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Dick Evans; Bob; Ray Creighton
Synopsis
Dick and his friends are using hypnosis to learn about reincarnation.
Reprints

Journeys Into Oblivion (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Toward the close of 1947, a twin-engined aircraft with 32 persons aboard flies an uneventful course above the craggy peaks of the Tahoma Glacier...
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Manuel
Synopsis
Stories of a 1947 plane crash where no bodies were found, the cadet training ship Tundra vanishing in 1902 and the disappearance of 3000 Chinese soldiers in 1939 before the fall of Nanking.
Reprints

The Most Menacing Man Alive (Table of Contents: 16)

The Twilight Zone / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Frank Bolle
Inks
Frank Bolle
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

First Line of Dialogue or Text
No... this is no nightmarish scene you are observing -- it really happened!
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Rod Serling; Henry Acres; Arthur Johnson
Synopsis
An accident in science class turns teacher Henry Acres into an electricity generator.
Reprints

The Treasure of His Company (Table of Contents: 17)

Tales of the Macabre / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Don Glut
Pencils
Roger Brand
Inks
Roger Brand
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Spicer

First Line of Dialogue or Text
After months of sailing across the Atlantic Ocean, "El Santo," the great ship of Captain Gasca, approaches its destination...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Captain Gasca; Diaz
Synopsis
Captain Gasca plans to steal some native people's treasure with the help of a solar eclipse.

The Wanted One (Table of Contents: 18)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dick Wood
Pencils
Joe Certa
Inks
Joe Certa
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Twenty miles southwest of Prague, Czechoslovakia a wide-eyed man races for escape! Suddenly the road humps before him...
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Henrich
Synopsis
An escaped war criminal fights the land itself.
Reprints

When the Ball Is Over (Table of Contents: 19)

The Twilight Zone / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Paul S. Newman
Pencils
Frank Bolle
Inks
Frank Bolle
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Everyone likes to be invited to a party!
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Rod Serling; Martha Langton; Ken Langton; Pierre; Baron L'undee
Synopsis
Martha and Ken Langton receive a mysterious invitation to a costume ball.
Reprints

Unidentified Aircraft (Table of Contents: 20)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
During World War II at an air base in Scotland...
Genre
fantasy-supernatural; war
Characters
Captain Stacey
Synopsis
In World War II a World War I bomber is seen flying over the airfield.
Reprints

Journeys Into the Twilight Zone (Table of Contents: 21)

The Twilight Zone / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Evans
Inks
George Evans
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Experimenters claim some people have extra-sensory perception (ESP), using special decks of cards they "guess" the sequence of the cards.
Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Research about the possibility of psychic powers.
Reprints

A Spell in the Night (Table of Contents: 22)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Certa
Inks
Joe Certa
Colors
?
Letters
Jon D'Agostino

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Meet Meg Laclair, oldest inhabitant of Dozton!
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Meg LaClair; Joe; Biff; Frankie
Synopsis
Old Meg seems to be a harmless old eccentric.
Reprints

Beware the Kewpie Dolls (Table of Contents: 23)

The Twilight Zone / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Destroy the human saboteur... the murderer!
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Rod Serling; Carl Riger; Eddie; Mr. Coogan; Hal; Detective Brett
Synopsis
Carl Riger is booby-trapping the attractions at Coogan's carnival so it looks like a jinx is at work.
Reprints

[Mystery Comics Digest] (Table of Contents: 24) (Expand) /

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

[Mystery Comics Digest #19] (Table of Contents: 25) (Expand) /

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

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Twilight Zone
  2. 1. [Gold Key Comics Where the Action Is!]
  3. 2. Contents
  4. 3. Mars: Dead or Alive
    The Twilight Zone
  5. 4. The Spirit is Killing
    Grimm's Ghost Stories
  6. 5. The Menace from Out There
  7. 6. The Bridegroom
    The Twilight Zone
  8. 7. Voices from the Twilight Zone
    The Twilight Zone
  9. 8. If the Shoe Fits...
    A Macabre Tale
  10. 9. The Midas Wheel
  11. 10. They Dwell Among Us
    The Twilight Zone
  12. 11. The Scapfaggot Witch
  13. 12. Doom by Prediction
    The Twilight Zone
  14. 13. The Demon of Central Park
    Midnight Mysteries
  15. 14. Past, Present...Eternity
  16. 15. Journeys Into Oblivion
  17. 16. The Most Menacing Man Alive
    The Twilight Zone
  18. 17. The Treasure of His Company
    Tales of the Macabre
  19. 18. The Wanted One
  20. 19. When the Ball Is Over
    The Twilight Zone
  21. 20. Unidentified Aircraft
  22. 21. Journeys Into the Twilight Zone
    The Twilight Zone
  23. 22. A Spell in the Night
  24. 23. Beware the Kewpie Dolls
    The Twilight Zone
  25. 24. [Mystery Comics Digest]
  26. 25. [Mystery Comics Digest #19]
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