Thursday, January 7, 2016


Gold Key's The Invaders comic book series is based on the TV show The Invaders starring Roy Thinnes.

David Vincent, an architect returning home after a hard, hard, day parks his car in an old ghost town in order to rest for a while before continuing on home. Suddenly, in the middle of the night, something wakes him: a strange object, nonhuman, that is landing in front of his eyes. From this moment he will be trying to persuade a skeptical world that the invasion of our planet is going on, that the nightmare has begun...   

The biggest change came in the thirty-first episode, “The Believers,” in which David Vincent finally gave up his solo fight and joined with a consortium of wealthy and influential Americans who had all encountered the aliens first-hand.  Character actor Kent Smith joined the cast as Edgar Scoville, a well-connected electronics manufacturer and government defense contractor who leads the group.

The Invaders #4  The Fate of the Earth is in David Vincent's Hands! The Doomsday Window!
"The Doomsday Window"
Vincent and Scoville encounter three invaders on a lonely road, transporting an mysterious, hoop shaped device.   
Written by the prolific Paul S. (Turok, Son of Stone, Yellow Submarine, Lone Ranger) Newman with Dan (Blackhawk, Crossfire) Spiegle art.
"Rendezvous at Grizzly Mesa"
An anonymous phone call sends Vincent and Scoville on a dangerous hunt for secret meeting of invader leaders. 
Edgar Scoville, main character in the TV series, appears in both stories. 
Art by Dan (Space Family Robinson, Green Hornet) Spiegle.

Even though it was the last issue, it was great to see a major character from the second season of the TV series appear in the comics. 

A couple of fillers from The Invaders #4.

Live Large My Friends!

Thank You! 
The Invaders UK novel written by Rafe Bernard, published in the US as the third The Invaders novel, Army of the Undead.

A UK The Invaders novel written by Peter Leslie, not published in the US.
The first US The Invaders novel was published in the UK as The Meteor Men, written by Keith Laumer.

Another The Invaders UK novel written by Peter Leslie, who also wrote some Man From U.N.C.L.E., Secret Agent & The Executioner novels. 

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