(1976)

Western, 1976 Series
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Price
0.79 USD
Pages
68
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Western Publishing Company, Inc.
Brand
Whitman W [with Face]
Editing
Roger Elwood
Color
color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock
cardboard-cover; newsprint
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Richard Powers (painting)
Inks
Richard Powers (painting)
Colors
Richard Powers (painting)
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction

Dominus (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Williamson (original story?); Barington J. Bayley (original story?); Arnold Drake (adaptation)
Pencils
Giorgio Cambiotti; Alberto Giolitti
Inks
Alberto Giolitti
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Zeed; Abrak; Eliot; Alanie; Balbain
Synopsis
A crew of space explorers are slowly killed off after they land on a strange new planet.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the story "Born of the Sun" by Jack Williamson according to small print on page one. It also says the story is by Barrington J. Bayley under the title on the first page.

The Last Guinea-Pig (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Arnold Drake [as G. Cruz-Santos] (adaptation); Joan Hunter Holly (original story)
Pencils
Frank Bolle
Inks
Frank Bolle
Colors
?
Letters
Frank Bolle

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Essie (chimp); Sue; Dai; Controller Sanderson
Synopsis
With all animals exterminated by mankind, humans are used for lab research.
Reprints
Keywords
chimpanzee; dachshund; deer; elephant; extinction

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the story "The Proper Study" by Joan Hunter Holly.

Who Goes There? (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Arnold Drake (adaptation); John W. Campbell Jr. (original story)
Pencils
Jack Abel
Inks
Jack Abel
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Dr. Copper; Macready; Blair; Van Wall; Norris; Kinner; Cook
Synopsis
A group of scientists discover an alien being frozen in the ice in Antarctica.
Reprints
Keywords
alien; Antarctica

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the story by John W. Campbell, Jr.

This is the same story that was used for the movie The Thing.

Rabbits to the Moon (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Skeates (adaptation); Raymond C. Banks (original story)
Pencils
Jack Sparling
Inks
Jack Sparling
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Mr. Cutter; Mr. Goom; Victor Webb; Virginia; Dr. Pitch; Mullen; Miss Kronk
Synopsis
Victor Webb has created a process to transport a being from Earth to the Moon.
Reprints
Keywords
teleportation

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the story by Raymond C. Banks.

The Music of Minox (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Paul S. Newman (adaptation); Howard Goldsmith (original story)
Pencils
Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez
Inks
Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Ted; Burt Nelson; Davis
Synopsis
A group of space miners land on a planet of silicon life-forms made of glass.
Reprints
Keywords
silicon life; space mining

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the story by Howard Goldsmith.

Shaka (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Summer (adaptation); Chad Oliver (original story)
Pencils
Adolfo Buylla
Inks
Adolfo Buylla
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Alex Porvenir; Tucker Olton; Nthenge; Kioko
Synopsis
Space traders interfere with a primitive culture.
Reprints
Keywords
spaceship

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the story by Chad Oliver.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Dominus
  3. 2. The Last Guinea-Pig
  4. 3. Who Goes There?
  5. 4. Rabbits to the Moon
  6. 5. The Music of Minox
  7. 6. Shaka
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Alberto Becattini
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Darrel McCann
  • Jim Van Dore
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Martin O'Hearn