(December 1962)

Western, 1962 Series
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Volume:
23
Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
K. K. Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Gold Key
Editing:
Alice Nielson Cobb (managing editor); Chase Craig and /or Del Connell (story editor); Tom McKimson (art director)
Color:
Color cover; color interior
Dimensions:
Standard Silver & Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Indicia number is Vol. 23, No. 3.


[Gyro; Donald and Mickey vignettes] (Table of Contents)

Gyro Gearloose; Donald Duck; Mickey Mouse / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Tony Strobl
Inks:
?
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Gyro Gearloose; Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie; Mickey Mouse; Goofy; Black Pete

[the date] (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tony Strobl
Inks:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Gladstone Gander; Daisy Duck
Reprints:

Log Jockey (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Barks
Pencils:
Carl Barks
Inks:
Carl Barks
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
Garé Barks

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie; Cousin Whitewater Duck; Black Pierre
Reprints:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • in Walt Disney's Comics and Stories (Gold Key, 1962 series) #471 (December 1979)
  • in Carl Barks Library (Another Rainbow, 1983 series) #10 (August 1990)
  • in Carl Barks Library of Walt Disney's Comics and Stories in Color, The (Gladstone, 1992 series) #46 (October 1995)

The Life of the Party (Table of Contents)

Gyro Gearloose / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tony Strobl
Inks:
?
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Gyro Gearloose; Donald Duck; Daisy Duck

Blown Up Genius (Table of Contents)

Ludwig Von Drake / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tony Strobl
Inks:
John Liggera
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Ludwig Von Drake; Daisy Duck; Clarabelle Cow; Clara Cluck
Reprints:

Pinocchio's Plight (Table of Contents)

Pinocchio / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tony Strobl
Inks:
?
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Pinocchio; Morty and Ferdie

Hole in One Fun (Table of Contents)

Li'l Bad Wolf / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Bradbury
Inks:
Jack Bradbury
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Li'l Bad Wolf; Big Bad Wolf; Three Little Pigs [Fifer Pig; Fiddler Pig]
Reprints:

A Whale of a Tale (Table of Contents)

Mickey and Goofy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Paul Murry
Inks:
Paul Murry
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Goofy; Mickey Mouse; Black Pete [Peg-leg Pete]; Scuttle
Reprints:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • in Mickey Mouse (Whitman, 1980 series) #218 (March 1984)

[Balloons and Giraffe] (Table of Contents)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tony Strobl
Inks:
?
Colors:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Uncle Scrooge; Huey; Dewey; Louie
Synopsis:
Uncle Scrooge uses a giraffe's neck to catch a runaway balloon.
Reprints:
Keywords:
balloons; giraffe

Indexer Notes

Pantomime story.

[Free Walt Disney's Sleeping Beauty...] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Donald Duck (cameo); Mickey Mouse (cameo); Goofy (cameo); Chip (cameo); Dale (cameo); Scamp (cameo); Sleeping Beauty (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Promo for subscriptions to Walt Disney Comics and Stories. One year for $1.25 plus premium of Walt Disney's Sleeping Beauty Golden Book.

[Illustrations describing the stories in the issue] (Table of Contents)

Walt Disney Comics Pin-up No. 4 / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Tony Strobl
Inks:
?
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Gyro Gearloose; Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie; Mickey Mouse; Goofy; Black Pete

Indexer Notes

Front cover without logo or lettering.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Gyro; Donald and Mickey vignettes]
    Gyro Gearloose; Donald Duck; Mickey Mouse
  2. 1. [the date]
    Donald Duck
  3. 2. Log Jockey
    Donald Duck
  4. 3. The Life of the Party
    Gyro Gearloose
  5. 4. Blown Up Genius
    Ludwig Von Drake
  6. 5. Pinocchio's Plight
    Pinocchio
  7. 6. Hole in One Fun
    Li'l Bad Wolf
  8. 7. A Whale of a Tale
    Mickey and Goofy
  9. 8. [Balloons and Giraffe]
    Uncle Scrooge
  10. 9. [Free Walt Disney's Sleeping Beauty...]
  11. 10. [Illustrations describing the stories in the issue]
    Walt Disney Comics Pin-up No. 4
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Merlin Haas
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  • Bob Hughes
  • I.N.D.U.C.K.S Project and Alberto Becattini
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  • David Gerstein
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