(May 1969)

Western, 1968 Series
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Price:
0.50 USD
Pages:
164
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

Mystery of the Loch (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie

The Golden Comics Digest (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Promo for "The Golden Comics Digest." (Same promo as inside front cover of Walt Disney Comics Digest #10.)

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.

Mystery of the Loch (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / comic story / 13 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
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pages 3-15 of the digest. Story was expanded from the ten-page original to 13 pages by trimming and partially redrawing panels so the pages could be three panels deep instead of the original four. The eighth panel on the third page of the original story was deleted from this reprint.

Pixie Dust Robbery (Table of Contents)

Jiminy Cricket with Tinker Bell / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Jiminy Cricket; Tinker Bell; Captain Hook
Reprints:

Water Sports (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) 1963.00.00

Super-Sensitive Nose (Table of Contents)

Li'l Bad Wolf / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

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

Baffling Bats (Table of Contents)

Mowgli / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Mowgli

The Runaround Rainmaker (Table of Contents)

Little Hiawatha / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Big Chief; Little Hiawatha; Sunflower
Reprints:

Johnny Appleseed (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Johnny Appleseed
Reprints:

Underdog Dilemma (Table of Contents)

Scamp / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Scamp; Tramp

Using Their Noodles (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Chip 'n' Dale; Gyro Gearloose

Clipper Ship Caper (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; Black Pete
Reprints:

B-puzzle (Table of Contents)

Beagle Boys / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Beagle Boys

A Case of Sneezes (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Madam Mim; The Seven Dwarfs [Sneezy]

The Fright Flight (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Daisy Duck
Reprints:

Doberman Pinscher (Table of Contents)

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

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

Cinderella (Table of Contents)

Cinderella / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Chase Craig
Pencils:
Dan Gormley
Inks:
Dan Gormley
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
?

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

pages 89-99 + 150-162. Continued from Walt Disney Comics Digest (Gold Key, 1968 series) #10.

In the Buying Mood (Table of Contents)

Uncle Scrooge / 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:
Uncle Scrooge; Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pages 98-107 of the digest. This is a re-make of the Barney Bear and Benny Burro story in Our Gang (Dell, 1942 series) #35.

The Mooncussers (Table of Contents)

The Mooncussers / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part 1 of 2.

Buck-a-roo Quiz (Table of Contents)

Buck Duck / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Buck Duck; Calamity

Pancho Dog of the Plains (Table of Contents)

Pancho / text story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Based on a sequence from the "Wonderful World of Color" television show.

[Flower Hat] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Minnie Mouse

Bailed Buddies (Table of Contents)

Brer Rabbit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

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

Mixed-up Monkey (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) 1965.00.00

The Flip-flop Flyer (Table of Contents)

Bongo / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Bongo
Reprints:

The Inventors' Contest (Table of Contents)

Gyro Gearloose / comic story / 4 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:
Gyro's Helper; Black Pete; Gyro Gearloose
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pages 143-146 of the digest.

Picture Word Rhyme (Table of Contents)

Bucky Bug / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Bucky Bug; June Bug

["Hey Kids!"] (Table of Contents)

Walt Disney Comics Digest / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Promo for subscriptions to Walt Disney Comics Digest. One year for $5.00.

A Sunday Drive to Watertap Falls (Table of Contents)

Mighty Matchbox / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

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

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Mystery of the Loch
    Donald Duck
  2. 1. The Golden Comics Digest
    Golden Comics Digest
  3. 2. Walt Disney Comics Digest Contents
  4. 3. Mystery of the Loch
    Donald Duck
  5. 4. Pixie Dust Robbery
    Jiminy Cricket with Tinker Bell
  6. 5. Water Sports
    True Life Adventures
  7. 6. Super-Sensitive Nose
    Li'l Bad Wolf
  8. 7. Baffling Bats
    Mowgli
  9. 8. The Runaround Rainmaker
    Little Hiawatha
  10. 9. Johnny Appleseed
  11. 10. Underdog Dilemma
    Scamp
  12. 11. Using Their Noodles
    Chip 'n' Dale
  13. 12. Clipper Ship Caper
    Mickey Mouse
  14. 13. B-puzzle
    Beagle Boys
  15. 14. A Case of Sneezes
    Mad Madam Mim
  16. 15. The Fright Flight
    Daisy Duck's Diary
  17. 16. Doberman Pinscher
    Pluto's Kennel Korner
  18. 17. Cinderella
    Cinderella
  19. 18. In the Buying Mood
    Uncle Scrooge
  20. 19. The Mooncussers
    The Mooncussers
  21. 20. Buck-a-roo Quiz
    Buck Duck
  22. 21. Pancho Dog of the Plains
    Pancho
  23. 22. [Flower Hat]
    Minnie Mouse Mini-comic
  24. 23. Bailed Buddies
    Brer Rabbit
  25. 24. Mixed-up Monkey
    True Life Adventures
  26. 25. The Flip-flop Flyer
    Bongo
  27. 26. The Inventors' Contest
    Gyro Gearloose
  28. 27. Picture Word Rhyme
    Bucky Bug
  29. 28. ["Hey Kids!"]
    Walt Disney Comics Digest
  30. 29. A Sunday Drive to Watertap Falls
    Mighty Matchbox
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