(December 1968)

Western, 1968 Series
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Price:
0.50 USD
Pages:
196
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Western Publishing Company, Inc.
Brand:
Gold Key
Editing:
Del Connell ?
Format:
4.75 in. x 6.5 in.; squarebound; newsprint with glossy cardboard covers

Issue Notes

Credits for this issue based upon Alberto Becattini's "Disney Index - Dell Comic Books" Vols. 1 and 2 (Italy, 1992 and 1994).


Pinocchio; The Twenty-Four Carat Moon (Table of Contents)

Pinocchio; Uncle Scrooge / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Tony Strobl
Inks:
Larry Mayer
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Pinocchio; Jiminy Cricket; Uncle Scrooge; Donald Duck; Mowgli (cameo); Mickey Mouse (cameo)

Ludwig Von Drake's Multi-face Art (Table of Contents)

Ludwig Von Drake / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Vic Lockman
Pencils:
Vic Lockman
Inks:
Vic Lockman
Letters:
Vic Lockman

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Ludwig Von Drake

Indexer Notes

Game; in black and white on inside front cover.

Walt Disney Comics Digest Contents (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 2 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Mickey Mouse (cameo); Donald Duck (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Table of Contents and indicia.

The Twenty-four Carat Moon (Table of Contents)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; science fiction
Characters:
Beagle Boys; Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie; Uncle Scrooge; the tycoon from Uncle Scrooge 23-06
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story is split into two parts, pages 5-14 and 101-110. Part of the first panel on the eleventh page is covered by a caption identifying the second half of the story.

The Honey Hunters (Table of Contents)

Mowgli / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Pete Alvarado
Inks:
Tony DiPaola
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
?

Characters:
Mowgli; Baloo
Reprints:

The Sinister Slide (Table of Contents)

Three Little Pigs / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Three Little Pigs [Practical Pig; Fifer Pig; Fiddler Pig]; Big Bad Wolf

Which Witch? (Table of Contents)

Mad Madam Mim / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Madam Mim

Feline Family (Table of Contents)

True Life Adventures / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Dick Huemer
Pencils:
George Wheeler
Inks:
George Wheeler
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
?

Reprints:
  • from True Life Adventures (King Features Syndicate) 1963

Muddy Maze (Table of Contents)

Morty and Ferdie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Morty; Ferdie

The Cave Trade (Table of Contents)

Bongo and Lumpjaw / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Frank McSavage
Inks:
Frank McSavage
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Bongo; Lumpjaw
Reprints:

Vexed Vacationer (Table of Contents)

Daisy Duck's Diary / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Carey
Inks:
Steve Steere
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Daisy Duck; Uncle Scrooge; One of the Beagle Boys; Moby Duck; Porpy

Pinocchio (Table of Contents)

Pinocchio / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Carlo Collodi (novel); Chase Craig (adaptation)
Pencils:
Walt Kelly
Inks:
?
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
?

Characters:
Jiminy Cricket; Pinocchio; Gepetto; Blue Fairy; Figaro; Foulfellow; Gideon; Stromboli
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part 1 of 2.

Scrambled Rocks (Table of Contents)

Little Hiawatha / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Little Hiawatha

Dumbo Makes the Scene (Table of Contents)

Dumbo / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Dumbo

The Whale (Table of Contents)

Animal Autobiographies / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jesse Marsh
Inks:
Jesse Marsh
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
Jesse Marsh

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:

Pluto's Problem (Table of Contents)

Pluto / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harvey Eisenberg
Inks:
Harvey Eisenberg
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Pluto; Mickey Mouse; Morty; Ferdie
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Edited reprint. 3 pages removed.

Cape Caper Cod Map Mystery (Table of Contents)

Ludwig Von Drake and Moby Duck / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Ludwig Von Drake; Moby Duck; Emil Eagle; Porpy
Reprints:

Shell Game (Table of Contents)

Brer Rabbit / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Brer Rabbit

Junior Woodchucks Stumbler (Table of Contents)

Junior Woodchucks / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Junior Woodchucks [Huey; Dewey; Louie]

Fastball (Table of Contents)

Clarabelle Cow / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Clarabelle Cow

[car trouble] (Table of Contents)

Minnie Mouse Mini-comic / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Minnie Mouse; Mickey Mouse

Paper Peril (Table of Contents)

Super Goof / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Super Goof

Outwitting the Wolf (Table of Contents)

Tinker Bell / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Hubbard
Inks:
Al Hubbard
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Tinker Bell; Three Little Pigs [Practical Pig; Fifer Pig; Fiddler Pig]; Big Bad Wolf
Reprints:

Pages from the Past (Table of Contents)

True Life Adventures / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Dick Huemer
Pencils:
George Wheeler
Inks:
George Wheeler
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
?

Reprints:
  • from True Life Adventures (King Features Syndicate) 1964

Gem Puzzler (Table of Contents)

Seven Dwarfs / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
The Seven Dwarfs [Doc; Sneezy; Sleepy; Grumpy; Dopey; Bashful; Happy]

The Mischief Maker (Table of Contents)

Scamp / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Hubbard
Inks:
Al Hubbard
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Scamp; Rags
Reprints:

The First Americans (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jesse Marsh
Inks:
Jesse Marsh
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
Jesse Marsh

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part 2 of 2.

Big Top Big Shot (Table of Contents)

Dumbo / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Phil de Lara
Inks:
Phil de Lara
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Dumbo; Timothy Mouse

Arctic Roundup (Table of Contents)

Mickey Mouse / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Mickey Mouse; Goofy; Snark
Reprints:

[the rooster] (Table of Contents)

Grandma Duck TV Tickler / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Grandma Duck

Big Game Puzzler (Table of Contents)

Goofy / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Goofy

Lotor Takes a Trip (Table of Contents)

text story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Nat Edson
Inks:
Nat Edson
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
typeset

[the big test] (Table of Contents)

Gyro Gearloose Mini-comic / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Gyro Gearloose

Portable Pantry (Table of Contents)

True Life Adventures / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Dick Huemer
Pencils:
George Wheeler
Inks:
George Wheeler
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
?

Reprints:
  • from True Life Adventures (King Features Syndicate) 1963

Roam Sweet Home (Table of Contents)

Chip 'n' Dale with Bucky Bug / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Fallberg
Pencils:
Tony Strobl
Inks:
Steve Steere
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Chip; Dale; Bucky Bug
Reprints:

Bambi (Table of Contents)

Bambi / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Felix Salten (novel); Chase Craig (adaptation)
Pencils:
Morris Gollub
Inks:
Morris Gollub
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
?

Characters:
Bambi; Thumper; Flower
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part 2 of 2.

Touch-me-not Trick (Table of Contents)

Clara Cluck / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Clara Cluck; Minnie Mouse

Pan Puzzler (Table of Contents)

Snow White / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Snow White

Goofy's Quick on the Draw Drawing and Coloring Page (Table of Contents)

Goofy / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Christine Lyttle Smith?
Pencils:
Christine Lyttle Smith? (layout); Tony Strobl (pencils)
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Goofy
Reprints:

The Disaster at Anthill Acres (Table of Contents)

Mighty Matchbox / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Ad in comic form for Matchbox miniature cars.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Pinocchio; The Twenty-Four Carat Moon
    Pinocchio; Uncle Scrooge
  2. 1. Ludwig Von Drake's Multi-face Art
    Ludwig Von Drake
  3. 2. Walt Disney Comics Digest Contents
  4. 3. The Twenty-four Carat Moon
    Uncle Scrooge
  5. 4. The Honey Hunters
    Mowgli
  6. 5. The Sinister Slide
    Three Little Pigs
  7. 6. Which Witch?
    Mad Madam Mim
  8. 7. Feline Family
    True Life Adventures
  9. 8. Muddy Maze
    Morty and Ferdie
  10. 9. The Cave Trade
    Bongo and Lumpjaw
  11. 10. Vexed Vacationer
    Daisy Duck's Diary
  12. 11. Pinocchio
    Pinocchio
  13. 12. Scrambled Rocks
    Little Hiawatha
  14. 13. Dumbo Makes the Scene
    Dumbo
  15. 14. The Whale
    Animal Autobiographies
  16. 15. Pluto's Problem
    Pluto
  17. 16. Cape Caper Cod Map Mystery
    Ludwig Von Drake and Moby Duck
  18. 17. Shell Game
    Brer Rabbit
  19. 18. Junior Woodchucks Stumbler
    Junior Woodchucks
  20. 19. Fastball
    Clarabelle Cow
  21. 20. [car trouble]
    Minnie Mouse Mini-comic
  22. 21. Paper Peril
    Super Goof
  23. 22. Outwitting the Wolf
    Tinker Bell
  24. 23. Pages from the Past
    True Life Adventures
  25. 24. Gem Puzzler
    Seven Dwarfs
  26. 25. The Mischief Maker
    Scamp
  27. 26. The First Americans
  28. 27. Big Top Big Shot
    Dumbo
  29. 28. Arctic Roundup
    Mickey Mouse
  30. 29. [the rooster]
    Grandma Duck TV Tickler
  31. 30. Big Game Puzzler
    Goofy
  32. 31. Lotor Takes a Trip
  33. 32. [the big test]
    Gyro Gearloose Mini-comic
  34. 33. Portable Pantry
    True Life Adventures
  35. 34. Roam Sweet Home
    Chip 'n' Dale with Bucky Bug
  36. 35. Bambi
    Bambi
  37. 36. Touch-me-not Trick
    Clara Cluck
  38. 37. Pan Puzzler
    Snow White
  39. 38. Goofy's Quick on the Draw Drawing and Coloring Page
    Goofy
  40. 39. The Disaster at Anthill Acres
    Mighty Matchbox
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
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  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Merlin Haas
  • Alberto Becattini
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • I.N.D.U.C.K.S Project and Alberto Becattini
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  • Gary L. Watson
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Jan Roar Hansen
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