(October 1962)

Western, 1962 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
84
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
On-sale Date
1962-07-12
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
K. K. Publications, Inc.
Brand
Gold Key
Editing
?

Issue Notes

Cover code: 30007-210. On-sale date from 1962 Books and Pamphlets, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Boris Karloff / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (photograph)
Inks
? (photograph)
Colors
? (photograph)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Crystal Ball; Hand in the Wall; The Green Monkey; and other stories.
Genre
horror-suspense; detective-mystery
Characters
Boris Karloff (photograph)
Reprints
Keywords
candle

Indexer Notes

The TV show ran for 67 episodes and ended just before this first issue appeared.

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

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photograph)
Inks
? (photograph)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Lock Your Doors!

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover introductory text with photograph of Boris Karloff and contents listing. Indicia information at bottom of first page of first story sequence.

Gleam of Evil (Table of Contents: 2)

Boris Karloff / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky
Inks
Mike Peppe
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
horror-suspense; detective-mystery
Characters
Boris Karloff (host)
Reprints

The Crystal Ball (Table of Contents: 3)

Boris Karloff / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ray Bailey
Inks
Ray Bailey
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
horror-suspense; detective-mystery
Characters
Boris Karloff (host)
Reprints

The Man Who Vanished (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tom Gill
Inks
Tom Gill
Colors
?
Letters
Tom Gill ?

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

The Green Monkey (Table of Contents: 5)

Boris Karloff / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky
Inks
Mike Peppe
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
horror-suspense; detective-mystery
Characters
Boris Karloff (host)
Reprints

A Haunted Honeymoon (Table of Contents: 6)

Boris Karloff / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tom Gill
Inks
Tom Gill
Colors
?
Letters
Tom Gill ?

Genre
horror-suspense; detective-mystery
Characters
Boris Karloff (host)
Reprints

Vengeance of the Frigorifique (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tom Gill
Inks
Tom Gill
Colors
?
Letters
Tom Gill ?

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Past and Present Danger (Table of Contents: 8)

Boris Karloff / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Giovanni Ticci
Inks
Alberto Giolitti
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
horror-suspense; detective-mystery
Characters
Boris Karloff (host)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

New pencils identification by Alberto Becattini (December 2010).

The Hand in the Wall (Table of Contents: 9)

Boris Karloff / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jerry Robinson (signed as JR)
Inks
Jerry Robinson (signed as JR)
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
horror-suspense; detective-mystery
Characters
Boris Karloff (host)
Reprints

Nightmare Scoop (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (illustrations)
Inks
? (illustrations)
Colors
? (illustrations)
Letters
typeset

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Reprints

Into the Blue (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tom Gill
Inks
Tom Gill
Colors
?
Letters
Tom Gill ?

Genre
detective-mystery
Reprints

The Plague of Gornau (Table of Contents: 12)

Boris Karloff / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Leo Dorfman
Pencils
Giovanni Ticci
Inks
Alberto Giolitti
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
horror-suspense; detective-mystery
Characters
Boris Karloff (host)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

New pencils identification by Alberto Becattini (December 2010).

The Dream (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tom Gill
Inks
Tom Gill
Colors
?
Letters
Tom Gill ?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Reprints

The Tracks (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Fujitani
Inks
Bob Fujitani
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; animal; history
Reprints

Boris Karloff Thriller Pin-Up No. 1 (Table of Contents: 15)

Boris Karloff / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (photograph)
Inks
? (photograph)
Colors
? (photograph)

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Boris Karloff (photograph)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Reprint of the front cover without logo or caption.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["The Crystal Ball; Hand in the Wall; The Green Monkey; and other stories."]
    Boris Karloff
  2. 1. ["Lock Your Doors!"]
  3. 2. Gleam of Evil
    Boris Karloff
  4. 3. The Crystal Ball
    Boris Karloff
  5. 4. The Man Who Vanished
  6. 5. The Green Monkey
    Boris Karloff
  7. 6. A Haunted Honeymoon
    Boris Karloff
  8. 7. Vengeance of the Frigorifique
  9. 8. Past and Present Danger
    Boris Karloff
  10. 9. The Hand in the Wall
    Boris Karloff
  11. 10. Nightmare Scoop
  12. 11. Into the Blue
  13. 12. The Plague of Gornau
    Boris Karloff
  14. 13. The Dream
  15. 14. The Tracks
  16. 15. Boris Karloff Thriller Pin-Up No. 1
    Boris Karloff
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