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(June 1970)

Western, 1966 Series
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Price:
0.15 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Western Publishing Company, Inc.
Brand:
Gold Key
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver (#1-15) and Modern (#16-88) Age US
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing

Issue Notes

Cover code: 10189-006. Indicia includes copyright dates of 1953, 1955, 1958, and 1970.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Beep Beep the Road Runner / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Manning
Inks:
Jack Manning
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jack Manning

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Beep Beep the Road Runner; Wile E. Coyote
Synopsis:
The Road Runner is camouflaged as a highway signpost, featuring desert destinations and a US Route 66 sign.

Giant Play Zoo Animal Collection (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Colonial Studios / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

A Thickening Plot (Table of Contents)

Beep Beep the Road Runner / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Manning
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
BEEP B. #18-704

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Beep Beep the Road Runner; Wile E. Coyote; Road Runner's three sons
Synopsis:
Wile E. Coyote tries to leave the desert to get away from the road runners because he can't stand failing to catch them, but they follow him and continue to make his life miserable.

Stop, Look, and Hasten (Table of Contents)

Beep Beep the Road Runner / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Pete Alvarado
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Beep Beep the Road Runner; Wile E. Coyote; Road Runner's three sons; Matilda Road Runner
Synopsis:
The boys go on a shopping trip and Wile E. tries his usual tricks to capture them and Beep Beep.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Wile E.'s tricks in this story come directly from the cartoons.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Gold Key Comics Club News / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Monsters (Table of Contents)

Gold Key Comics Club Reader's Page / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
fan art (see Notes)
Inks:
fan art (see Notes)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Monsters from fans: "The Big Boy" by Gary Freuden, "Rudder Monster" by Gergory Brown, "Giganto" by Mike Pine, "One-Headed Ding Wing" by Deborah Lambert, and "Top-Like Robot" by Mohd Noor.

25 Years Service to Military Personnel (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Mark Jewelers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Gold Key Comics Club Jokes on You / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
various (see Notes)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Gold Key Kid

Indexer Notes

Fan submitted jokes and riddles, includes one that is illustrated by Western staff.

Porky's Problem (Table of Contents)

Porky Pig / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Carey
Inks:
John Carey
Colors:
?
Letters:
John Carey (title); Typeset

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Porky Pig; Cicero Pig
Synopsis:
Cicero has been making a neighborhood nuisance of himself, practicing his lasso skills on everyone's cats, dogs, and kids. So Porky takes him berry picking on Grandpa Pig's Farm, but Cicero stirs up trouble with the cows on the farm.
Reprints:

["I'm going out shopping, Tweety!"] (Table of Contents)

Tweety and Sylvester / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fred Abranz
Inks:
Fred Abranz
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Tweety; Sylvester; Granny; museum guard
Synopsis:
Granny leaves Tweety at home, but he visits the museum to pass the time. While there he has a run-in with Sylvester and ends up helping him to destroy a stagecoach.
Reprints:

Hasty Pudding (Table of Contents)

Beep Beep the Road Runner / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Pete Alvarado
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Beep Beep the Road Runner; Wile E. Coyote; Road Runner's three sons; Matilda Road Runner
Synopsis:
Wile E. attempts to catch the Road Runner family while they are on a picnic.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Gold Key Comics Club Doodles / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
fan art (see Notes)
Inks:
fan art (see Notes)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Fan art consisting of doodles on a letter or number, from Tim Sprague, Ricky Powell, Lynn Stephanick, Melinda Welliver, Kevin Graham, Kenneth Hart, Stacy Mandell, Kim Mickelson, Richard Riehl, and Mary Trimble.

No Joke...Her's the Happiest New Happening of the Season!! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Amazing $1 Art Offer (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Colonial Studios / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

3 Complete Fishing Outfits (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Niresk Discount Sales / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Beep Beep the Road Runner
  2. 1. Giant Play Zoo Animal Collection
    Colonial Studios
  3. 2. A Thickening Plot
    Beep Beep the Road Runner
  4. 3. Stop, Look, and Hasten
    Beep Beep the Road Runner
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Gold Key Comics Club News
  6. 5. Monsters
    Gold Key Comics Club Reader's Page
  7. 6. 25 Years Service to Military Personnel
    Mark Jewelers
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Gold Key Comics Club Jokes on You
  9. 8. Porky's Problem
    Porky Pig
  10. 9. ["I'm going out shopping, Tweety!"]
    Tweety and Sylvester
  11. 10. Hasty Pudding
    Beep Beep the Road Runner
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Gold Key Comics Club Doodles
  13. 12. No Joke...Her's the Happiest New Happening of the Season!!
    Cracky
  14. 13. Amazing $1 Art Offer
    Colonial Studios
  15. 14. 3 Complete Fishing Outfits
    Niresk Discount Sales
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Alberto Becattini
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Donald Dale Milne
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Roger A. Budnick
  • Craig Delich
  • Max Capp
  • Karl Wilcox
  • Darrel McCann