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The Twilight Zone #5 (Gold Key)
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Publisher:Gold Key Comics
Series:The Twilight Zone (Gold Key)
Volume:Volume 1
Alternate Number:10016-311
Cover Date:November 1963
Cover Price:$0.12 USD
Cover Credits:? (painted)
Pages:36 pages
Format:Color; Saddle-Stitched; Newsprint; Ongoing Series
Editors:
Writers:
Artists:Mike Sekowsky, Mike Peppe, Tom Gill, Ben Oda, Mel Crawford, Frank Thorne
Previous Issue:The Twilight Zone (Gold Key) 04
Next Issue:The Twilight Zone (Gold Key) 06

This was the fifth issue in the 1962 The Twilight Zone comic series, published by Gold Key Comics.

Series information

Main article: The Twilight Zone (Gold Key)

Publication details

This issue was published in color as a saddle-stitched pamphlet on newsprint. The size was typical of Standard Silver and Modern Age comics and consisted of 36 pages, including ads. The cover was dated November, 1963 and priced at twelve cents (American).

This issue contained five stories—four fully illustrated and one in text format—accompanied by two fact sheets (part of the "Keys of Knowledge" feature series) and a pin-up reproduction of the painted cover. Each of the illustrated stories was introduced by Rod Serling as the Narrator.

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THE TWILIGHT ZONE, No. 5, November 1963. Published quarterly by K.K. Publications, Inc., Poughkeepsie, New York, in cooperation with Golden Press, Inc. Application for second-class entry pending at Poughkeepsie, New York. Subscription price in the U.S.A. 45¢ per year; foreign subscription 75¢ per year; Canadian subscriptions 60¢ per year. All rights reserved throughout the world. Authorized edition. Designed, produced and printed in the U.S.A. by Western Printing & Lithographing Co. Copyright © 1963, by Cayuga Productions, Inc.

Contents

  1. Keys of Knowledge: "Archeaology #11 Cuneiform Writing"
    Type: Fact sheet, 1 page
    Credits: machine type (Letters)
    Summary: Page giving basic information on the history of writing.
    Genre/Subject: History, Language
  2. "The Legacy of Hans Burkel"
    Type: Story, 10 pages
    Credits: Mike Sekowsky (Pencils), Mike Peppe (Inks), Ben Oda (Letters)
    Summary:
    Genre/Subject:
  3. "Poor Little Sylvester"
    Type: Story, 8 pages
    Credits: Tom Gill (Pencils), Tom Gill (Inks), Ben Oda (Letters)
    Summary:
    Genre/Subject:
  4. "The Shadow of Fate"
    Type: Story, 4 pages
    Credits: Mike Sekowsky (Pencils), Mike Peppe (Inks), Ben Oda (Letters)
    Summary:
    Genre/Subject:
  5. "Journey to the Frozen Past"
    Type: Text story, 1 page
    Credits: Mel Crawford (Pencils), Mel Crawford (Inks)
    Summary:
    Genre/Subject:
  6. "The Fortune Hunters"
    Type: Story, 9 pages
    Credits: Frank Thorne (Pencils), Frank Thorne (Inks), Ben Oda (Letters)
    Summary:
    Genre/Subject:
  7. Keys of Knowledge: "Astronomy #6 Sunspots"
    Type: Fact sheet, 1 page
    Credits: machine type (Letters)
    Summary: Page giving basic information on sunspots found on the Sun.
    Genre/Subject: Astronomy, Science
  8. Cover Pin-up
    Type: Pin-up, 1 page
    Credits: ? (Painter)
    Summary: Reproduction of the front cover art with text removed

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