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The Twilight Zone #40 (Gold Key)
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Publisher:Gold Key
Series:The Twilight Zone (Gold Key)
Volume:Volume 1
Alternate Number:10016-111; T. Zone #40-719
Cover Date:November 1971
Cover Price:$0.15 USD
Cover Credits:? (painted)
Pages:36 pages
Format:Color; Saddle-Stitched; Newsprint; Ongoing Series
Writers:Len Wein
Artists:Joe Certa, Luis Dominguez, Oscar Novelle, Ben Oda, Jack Sparling, Len Wein
Previous Issue:The Twilight Zone (Gold Key) 39
Next Issue:The Twilight Zone (Gold Key) 41

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

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, 1971 and priced at fifteen cents (American).

This issue contained five stories—four fully illustrated and one in text format. Each of the illustrated stories over one page in length was introduced by Rod Serling as the Narrator.


THE TWILIGHT ZONE, No. 40, November, 1971. Published bi-monthly by Western Publishing Company, Inc., North Road, Poughkeepsie, New York 12602. Second-class postage paid at Poughkeepsie New York and at additional mailing offices. Subscription price in the U.S.A. $1.00 per year; foreign subscriptions $1.55 per year; Canadian subscriptions $1.30 per year. All rights reserved throughout the world. Authorized edition. Printed in the U.S.A. Copyright © 1971, by Cayuga Productions, Inc. GOLD KEY & DESIGN is a registered trademark of Western Publishing Company, Inc.


  1. "A Charmed Life"
    Type: Story, 8 pages
    Credits: Jack Sparling (Pencils), Jack Sparling (Inks), ? (Letters)
  2. "Door to Oblivion"
    Type: Text story, 1 page
    Credits: Joe Certa (Pencils), Joe Certa (Inks), machine type (Letters)
  3. "Premonition"
    Type: Story, 4 pages
    Credits: Oscar Novelle (Pencils), Oscar Novelle (Inks), ? (Letters)
  4. "The Missing Link"
    Type: Story, 6 pages
    Credits: Joe Certa (Pencils), Joe Certa (Inks), Ben Oda (Letters)
  5. "The Last Voyage"
    Type: Story, 6 pages
    Credits: Len Wein (Script), Luis Dominguez (Pencils), Luis Dominguez (Inks), ? (Letters)

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