(March 1965)

Western, 1963 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
K. K. Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Gold Key
Editing:
Marquis M. Morse (editor and managing editor); Chase Craig and/or Del Connell (story editor); Tom McKimson (art director)
Format:
Color; Standard Silver & Modern Age US, Saddle-Stitched; Newsprint; Ongoing

Issue Notes

Published in cooperation with Golden Press, Inc. Copyright 1965 by Walt Disney Productions. Editor and Managing Editor from Statement of Ownership. Previously indexed as Alice Nielson Cobb (managing editor).

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

Mystery of the Ghost Town Railroad (Table of Contents)

Uncle Scrooge / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie; Uncle Scrooge
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

10038-503

Ghost Talk Spooken Here (Table of Contents)

Uncle Scrooge / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Carl Barks
Pencils:
Carl Barks
Inks:
Carl Barks
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Uncle Scrooge; Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie
Synopsis:
An apparent ghost surprises the ducks in a teaser to the story.
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Indexer Notes

inside front cover

Mystery of the Ghost Town Railroad (Table of Contents)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Barks
Pencils:
Carl Barks
Inks:
Carl Barks
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
Garé Barks
Job Number:
U. S. #56-651

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie; Uncle Scrooge; Katie Mallard; Ducky Bird; Cyanide Charlie; Hardrock Joe; Copperhead McViper; Lackheed Rocket Company officials
Synopsis:
Lackheed is out to buy an old mining railroad Scrooge has shares in, so he goes to a ghost town to find the stock certificate. But an old nemesis is stealing everyone's shares, until Scrooge and some locals stop him.
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[Torture] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bob Karp
Pencils:
Al Taliaferro
Inks:
Al Taliaferro
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
Al Taliaferro

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Uncle Scrooge; Louie; Donald Duck; Adonis Barber Shop crew
Synopsis:
Uncle Scrooge has a full barber and massage crew come up to his office just to kill time, and Louie believes they're torturing Uncle Scrooge.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Louie wears blue in this story.

Goofy's Swinging Idea (Table of Contents)

Mickey Mouse / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Paul Murry
Inks:
Paul Murry
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Mickey Mouse; Minnie Mouse; Goofy
Synopsis:
Goofy's house is cold but when he discovers it's warmer near the ceiling, he hangs a swing up there and sits in it. The idea then catches on as a fad in the neighborhood.

Indexer Notes

1 illustration

[Statue Gift] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bob Karp
Pencils:
Al Taliaferro
Inks:
Al Taliaferro
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
Al Taliaferro

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Uncle Scrooge; Donald Duck; Marvis; Jarvis; mayor
Synopsis:
Uncle donates a statue to the city...of himself.
Reprints:
  • from Donald Duck Sunday (King Features Syndicate) 1960.08.07

Bubble Trouble (Table of Contents)

Gyro Gearloose / comic story / 3.5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Gyro Gearloose; Mrs. Moochy; Ruffie Rooster; Ernie Egret
Synopsis:
Gyro creates a bubble with a summer environment in winter, and everyone in the neighborhood shows up to use it, driving Gyro to leave.

Statement of Ownership (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
H. L. Anderson
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

For September 28, 1964. Lists paid circulation average of 333,558, with 318,000 for previous issue.

[The Country Place] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bob Karp
Pencils:
Al Taliaferro
Inks:
Al Taliaferro
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
Al Taliaferro

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Uncle Scrooge; Donald Duck
Synopsis:
Scrooge shows Donald around a new castle that appears to be very expensive, until Donald sees the towels came from various hotels.
Reprints:

Nationally Famous Prizes At No Cost To You! (Table of Contents)

Junior Sales Club of America / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Synopsis:
Ad for card sales club.

Indexer Notes

inside back cover

Make Money Get Prizes (Table of Contents)

American Seed Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Characters:
Jeol Ballenger; Mary Zimmerman; William Hanlin
Synopsis:
Ad for seed packet sales with testimonials from 3 children.

Indexer Notes

back cover

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Mystery of the Ghost Town Railroad
    Uncle Scrooge
  2. 1. Ghost Talk Spooken Here
    Uncle Scrooge
  3. 2. Mystery of the Ghost Town Railroad
    Uncle Scrooge
  4. 3. [Torture]
    Uncle Scrooge
  5. 4. Goofy's Swinging Idea
    Mickey Mouse
  6. 5. [Statue Gift]
    Uncle Scrooge
  7. 6. Bubble Trouble
    Gyro Gearloose
  8. 7. Statement of Ownership
  9. 8. [The Country Place]
    Uncle Scrooge
  10. 9. Nationally Famous Prizes At No Cost To You!
    Junior Sales Club of America
  11. 10. Make Money Get Prizes
    American Seed Co.
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