(November 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

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 Lost Legion (Table of Contents)

Mickey Mouse / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Mickey Mouse; Goofy; Pedro (cameo); Gus (cameo); Jaq (cameo); Donald Duck (cameo)
Keywords:
French Foreign Legion; parasols

"You'll love this one, too!" (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."

Walt Disney Comics Digest Contents (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 2 pages (report information)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Table of Contents and indicia.

The Lost Legion [Part 1] (Table of Contents)

Mickey Mouse / 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:
Goofy; Morty; Ferdie; Mickey Mouse; Black Pierre [Black Pete]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part 1 of 3.

Dumbo Flight Fun (Table of Contents)

Dumbo / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Dumbo

Indexer Notes

Puzzle page.

The Water Rascal (Table of Contents)

Scamp / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Scamp

Too Much Help (Table of Contents)

Grandma Duck / 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:
Grandma Duck; Daisy Duck; Clarabelle Cow; Uncle Scrooge; Donald Duck
Reprints:

The Odd Objects (Table of Contents)

Jiminy Cricket / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Jiminy Cricket

Indexer Notes

Puzzle page.

Bear Baggers (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; Bambi; Thumper
Reprints:

The Castle Caper (Table of Contents)

Gus and Jaq / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Riley Thompson
Inks:
Carl Buettner
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Gus; Jaq; Lucifer
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

New layout, original pagecount 8.

Mystery Monster (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:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:
  • from True Life Adventures (King Features Syndicate) 1963.00.00

Jamboree (Table of Contents)

The Junior Woodchucks / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

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

Hiawatha's Shield (Table of Contents)

Little Hiawatha / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Little Hiawatha

Indexer Notes

Puzzle page.

Junior Mailman (Table of Contents)

Pedro the Airplane / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Pedro
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Based on the Silly Symphony cartoon. New layout, original pagecount 9.

[Feeding the Gorilla] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tony Strobl
Inks:
Tony Strobl
Colors:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck
Synopsis:
Donald tosses a kernel of popcorn to a caged gorilla, who decides he wants the whole bag of popcorn.
Keywords:
gorilla; popcorn; zoo

Indexer Notes

Pantomime story.

The Lost Legion [Part 2] (Table of Contents)

Mickey Mouse / 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:
Goofy; Morty; Ferdie; Mickey Mouse; Black Pierre [Black Pete]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part 2 of 3

Miss Duckburg (Table of Contents)

Daisy Duck's Diary / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Daisy Duck

The Siamese (Table of Contents)

Figaro's Feline Friends / text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; animal

The Big Oink (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:
Big Bad Wolf; Li'l Bad Wolf; The Three Little Pigs [Practical Pig; Fifer Pig; Fiddler Pig]
Reprints:

Merry Menagerie (Table of Contents)

Merry Menagerie / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
  • from Merry Menagerie daily (King Features Syndicate) 1948.02.25
  • from Merry Menagerie daily (King Features Syndicate) 1948.02.20
  • from Merry Menagerie daily (King Features Syndicate) 1948.02.02
  • from Merry Menagerie daily (King Features Syndicate) 1947.09.23

Indexer Notes

cartoons, four daily panels.

Yoicks! The Fox! (Table of Contents)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 9 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; Louie; Uncle Scrooge
Reprints:

Emergency Exit (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

River Rider (Table of Contents)

Mowgli / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Mowgli; Kaa; Baloo; Bagheera; Junior; Old Mugger
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Based on characters from "The Jungle Book".

Goofy Questions (Table of Contents)

Goofy / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

The Purse Plot (Table of Contents)

Morty and Ferdie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Morty; Ferdie; Clara Cluck

A Promise Is a Promise (Table of Contents)

text story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Puzzled Adder (Table of Contents)

Clarabelle Cow / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Clarabelle Cow

The River Pirates (Table of Contents)

Davy Crockett / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; historical
Characters:
Davy Crockett; Mike Fink; Georgie Russell
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part 2 of 2; continued from Walt Disney Comics Digest #16.

[Grauman's Chinese] (Table of Contents)

Minnie Mouse in Hollywood / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

Monsters of the Deep (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Brer Rabbit; Brer Coon; Brer Crow; Brer Fox; Brer Buzzard; Brer Alligator
Reprints:

Beagle Boys Money Bin Maze (Table of Contents)

Beagle Boys / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Beagle Boys; Uncle Scrooge

Indexer Notes

Maze.

The Lost Legion [Part 3] (Table of Contents)

Mickey Mouse / 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:
Goofy; Morty; Ferdie; Mickey Mouse; Black Pierre [Black Pete]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part 3 of 3.

["Hi, I'm Cracky..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Promo for subscriptions to "Golden Magazine." One year for $5.00. (Same promo as inside back cover of Walt Disney Comics Digest #15.)

The Real One is Here! (Table of Contents)

Matchbox Superfast / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Colors:
? (photo)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Ad for Matchbox "Superfast" miniature cars.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Lost Legion
    Mickey Mouse
  2. 1. "You'll love this one, too!"
    Golden Comics Digest
  3. 2. Walt Disney Comics Digest Contents
  4. 3. The Lost Legion [Part 1]
    Mickey Mouse
  5. 4. Dumbo Flight Fun
    Dumbo
  6. 5. The Water Rascal
    Scamp
  7. 6. Too Much Help
    Grandma Duck
  8. 7. The Odd Objects
    Jiminy Cricket
  9. 8. Bear Baggers
    Chip 'n' Dale
  10. 9. The Castle Caper
    Gus and Jaq
  11. 10. Mystery Monster
    True Life Adventures
  12. 11. Jamboree
    The Junior Woodchucks
  13. 12. Hiawatha's Shield
    Little Hiawatha
  14. 13. Junior Mailman
    Pedro the Airplane
  15. 14. [Feeding the Gorilla]
    Donald Duck Mini-Comic
  16. 15. The Lost Legion [Part 2]
    Mickey Mouse
  17. 16. Miss Duckburg
    Daisy Duck's Diary
  18. 17. The Siamese
    Figaro's Feline Friends
  19. 18. The Big Oink
    Li'l Bad Wolf
  20. 19. Merry Menagerie
    Merry Menagerie
  21. 20. Yoicks! The Fox!
    Uncle Scrooge
  22. 21. Emergency Exit
    True Life Adventures
  23. 22. River Rider
    Mowgli
  24. 23. Goofy Questions
    Goofy
  25. 24. The Purse Plot
    Morty and Ferdie
  26. 25. A Promise Is a Promise
  27. 26. Puzzled Adder
    Clarabelle Cow
  28. 27. The River Pirates
    Davy Crockett
  29. 28. [Grauman's Chinese]
    Minnie Mouse in Hollywood
  30. 29. Monsters of the Deep
    Brer Rabbit
  31. 30. Beagle Boys Money Bin Maze
    Beagle Boys
  32. 31. The Lost Legion [Part 3]
    Mickey Mouse
  33. 32. ["Hi, I'm Cracky..."]
    Golden Magazine
  34. 33. The Real One is Here!
    Matchbox Superfast
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Karl Wilcox
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Merlin Haas
  • Katie
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