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The Twilight Zone #8 (Gold Key)
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Publisher:Gold Key Comics
Series:The Twilight Zone (Gold Key)
Volume:Volume 1
Alternate Number:10016-408
Cover Date:August 1964
Cover Price:$0.12 USD
Cover Credits:? (painted)
Pages:36 pages
Format:Color; Saddle-Stitched; Newsprint; Ongoing Series
Artists:Ray Bailey, Mike Peppe, Fred Fredericks, Mel Crawford, Ben Oda
Previous Issue:The Twilight Zone (Gold Key) 07
Next Issue:The Twilight Zone (Gold Key) 09

This was the eighth 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 August, 1964 and priced at twelve cents (American).

This issue contained four stories—three 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.


THE TWILIGHT ZONE, No. 8, August 1964. 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 © 1964, by Cayuga Productions, Inc.


  1. Keys of Knowledge: "Astronomy #9 Earth's Neighbors"
    Type: Fact sheet, 1 page
    Credits: machine type (Letters)
    Summary: Page giving basic information on the solar system.
    Genre/Subject: Science, Astronomy
  2. "Hamilton's Creature"
    Type: Story, 14 pages
    Credits: Fred Fredericks (Pencils), Fred Fredericks (Inks), Fred Fredericks (Letters)
  3. "Raptures of the Deep"
    Type: Text Story, 1 pages
  4. "The Night Stalker of Paris"
    Type: Story, 4 pages
    Credits: Mel Crawford (Pencils), Mel Crawford (Inks), Ben Oda (Letters)
  5. "Iron Man Number 1"
    Type: Story, 13 pages
    Credits: Lee Elias? or Dan Spiegle? (Pencils), Mike Peppe (Inks), Ben Oda (Letters)
  6. Keys of Knowledge: "Domestic Animals #13 The Bulldog"
    Type: Fact sheet, 1 page
    Credits: Ray Bailey (Pencils), Ray Bailey (Inks), machine type (Letters)
    Summary: Page giving basic information on the bulldog.
    Genre/Subject: History, Animals, Biology
  7. Cover Pin-up
    Type: Pin-up, 1 page
    Credits: ? (Painter)
    Summary: Reproduction of the front cover art with text removed. This is the last issue to be printed with a pin-up.

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