(February 1969)

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).


The Flying Elephant (Table of Contents)

Dumbo / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Dumbo; Timothy Mouse; Donald Duck; Uncle Scrooge; Mickey Mouse; Goofy (cameo)

Eye Opener (Table of Contents)

Three Little Pigs / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Three Little Pigs [Practical Pig; Fifer Pig; Fiddler Pig]

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 Prize of Pizarro (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck and 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:
adventure; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie; Uncle Scrooge
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Split into two parts, pages 3-12 and 99-108 of the digest. Part of the first panel on the eleventh page is covered by a caption identifying the second half of the story. Title logo changed from "Uncle Scrooge" to "Donald Duck and Uncle Scrooge."

Here, Prince! (Table of Contents)

Mad Madam Mim with Minnie Mouse / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Madam Mim; Minnie Mouse; The Prince; Elmira Witch; Mickey Mouse

Vine Vengeance (Table of Contents)

Mowgli / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Mowgli; Baloo; Junior; King Louie

Tree Rebus (Table of Contents)

Bambi / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Bambi

Midwinter Snacks! (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

Castle Hassle (Table of Contents)

Jiminy Cricket / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Jiminy Cricket; Jaq; Gus
Reprints:

All Gummed Up (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; Lady; Tramp; Scamp's siblings [Ruffy; Fluffy; Scooter]
Reprints:

Thumper Meets the Reluctant Dragon (Table of Contents)

Thumper / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Thumper; the Reluctant Dragon

A Day in Wonderland [In Fantasy-land] (Table of Contents)

Daisy and Alice / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Daisy Duck; Alice in Wonderland; March Hare; Dodo; White Rabbit; Tweedledee; Tweedledum; Walrus; Mad Hatter; the Queen
Reprints:

Hopscotch Crossword (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Morty; Ferdie

The German Shepherd (Table of Contents)

Pluto's Kennel Korner / text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Horned Cargo (Table of Contents)

Moby Duck and Dimwitty Duck / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Moby Duck; Dimwitty Duck; Queen Maria of Slegria
Reprints:

The Flying Elephant (Table of Contents)

Dumbo / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Part 1 of 2. Edited reprint.

[chemistry and cooking] (Table of Contents)

Ludwig Von Drake Mini-comic / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Ludwig Von Drake

The Seven Dwarfs Oil Mine (Table of Contents)

The Seven Dwarfs / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Scarey Constellation (Table of Contents)

Tinker Bell / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Tinker Bell

[bullseye] (Table of Contents)

Goofy Mini-comic / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Goofy

The Wolf Hunt (Table of Contents)

Little Hiawatha / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Little Hiawatha; Big Chief; Sunflower
Reprints:

Brer Rabbit at Catfish Cove (Table of Contents)

Brer Rabbit / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Brer Rabbit; Brer Bear; Brer Fox
Reprints:

Desert Icebergs (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

Talking Livestock (Table of Contents)

Grandma Duck / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Grandma Duck

The Potted Plant Plot (Table of Contents)

Mickey Mouse and Goofy / comic story / 8 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
Reprints:

The Mysterious Birdman (Table of Contents)

The Adventures of Captain Nemo / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan Spiegle
Inks:
Dan Spiegle
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical
Reprints:

Big City Bedlam (Table of Contents)

Chip 'n' Dale / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Chip; Dale; Brer Owl; Cyril Chipmunk
Reprints:

The Vanishing Hot Cakes (Table of Contents)

April, May and June / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
April; May; June; Daisy Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie; Ludwig Von Drake

[jewelry] (Table of Contents)

Minnie Mouse TV Tickler / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Foliage Fun (Table of Contents)

Junior Woodchucks / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Junior Woodchucks [Huey; Dewey; Louie]

The Owl Who Didn''t Give a Hoot (Table of Contents)

text story / 6 pages (report information)

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

[hitch-hiker] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck

Saga of the Seeds (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

Pop's Private Plan (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

Kidnapped (Table of Contents)

Walt Disney's Kidnapped / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Louis Stevenson (novel); ? (movie adaptation)
Pencils:
Nat Edson
Inks:
Nat Edson
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; historical
Characters:
David Balfour
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part 2 of 2.

Cooking Corner (Table of Contents)

Clarabelle Cow / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Clarabelle Cow

Whacky Invention (Table of Contents)

Gyro Gearloose / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Gyro Gearloose

[Animals on coins] (Table of Contents)

Uncle Scrooge's Coin Zoo / text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Uncle Scrooge

Join Kellogg's "Banana Splits" Club (Table of Contents)

Kellogg's / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Banana Splits

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Ad for mail-in "Banana Splits" Club membership for 25 cents and one Kellogg's cereal boxtop. Tie-in with "The Banana Splits Adventure Hour" on NBC-TV on Saturday mornings.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Flying Elephant
    Dumbo
  2. 1. Eye Opener
    Three Little Pigs
  3. 2. Walt Disney Comics Digest Contents
  4. 3. The Prize of Pizarro
    Donald Duck and Uncle Scrooge
  5. 4. Here, Prince!
    Mad Madam Mim with Minnie Mouse
  6. 5. Vine Vengeance
    Mowgli
  7. 6. Tree Rebus
    Bambi
  8. 7. Midwinter Snacks!
    True Life Adventures
  9. 8. Castle Hassle
    Jiminy Cricket
  10. 9. All Gummed Up
    Scamp
  11. 10. Thumper Meets the Reluctant Dragon
    Thumper
  12. 11. A Day in Wonderland [In Fantasy-land]
    Daisy and Alice
  13. 12. Hopscotch Crossword
    Morty and Ferdie
  14. 13. The German Shepherd
    Pluto's Kennel Korner
  15. 14. Horned Cargo
    Moby Duck and Dimwitty Duck
  16. 15. The Flying Elephant
    Dumbo
  17. 16. [chemistry and cooking]
    Ludwig Von Drake Mini-comic
  18. 17. The Seven Dwarfs Oil Mine
    The Seven Dwarfs
  19. 18. Scarey Constellation
    Tinker Bell
  20. 19. [bullseye]
    Goofy Mini-comic
  21. 20. The Wolf Hunt
    Little Hiawatha
  22. 21. Brer Rabbit at Catfish Cove
    Brer Rabbit
  23. 22. Desert Icebergs
    True Life Adventures
  24. 23. Talking Livestock
    Grandma Duck
  25. 24. The Potted Plant Plot
    Mickey Mouse and Goofy
  26. 25. The Mysterious Birdman
    The Adventures of Captain Nemo
  27. 26. Big City Bedlam
    Chip 'n' Dale
  28. 27. The Vanishing Hot Cakes
    April, May and June
  29. 28. [jewelry]
    Minnie Mouse TV Tickler
  30. 29. Foliage Fun
    Junior Woodchucks
  31. 30. The Owl Who Didn''t Give a Hoot
  32. 31. [hitch-hiker]
    Donald Duck Mini-comic
  33. 32. Saga of the Seeds
    True Life Adventures
  34. 33. Pop's Private Plan
    Li'l Bad Wolf
  35. 34. Kidnapped
    Walt Disney's Kidnapped
  36. 35. Cooking Corner
    Clarabelle Cow
  37. 36. Whacky Invention
    Gyro Gearloose
  38. 37. [Animals on coins]
    Uncle Scrooge's Coin Zoo
  39. 38. Join Kellogg's "Banana Splits" Club
    Kellogg's
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Katie
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • I.N.D.U.C.K.S Project and Alberto Becattini
  • Bob Hughes
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Karl Wilcox