(November 1969)

Western, 1962 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.15 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Western Publishing Company, Inc.
Brand:
Gold Key
Editing:
Chase Craig?
Color:
Color cover; color interior
Dimensions:
Standard Silver & Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Indicia number is "Vol. 30, No. 2." Code number is "W.D.C. #350-6911."

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[Seasick Donald] (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Now I Bake Betty Crocker Cakes Just Like Mommie! (Table of Contents)

Betty Crocker Easy-Bake Oven; Kenner / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; color. Ad in comic form for Betty Crocker Easy-Bake Oven by Kenner. Ad includes coupon for "Betty Crocker's Cakes Kids Love" party booklet available for 40 cents from General Mills, Minneapolis, Minn.

[The Truant Nephews] (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie
Synopsis:
The nephews decide to play hooky, but find schools or Uncle Donald wherever they turn.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Doggie Jackpot (Table of Contents)

Scamp / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Scamp; Chico
Synopsis:
Scamp and his friend Chico end up in the city dump when Scamp's master sells boxes of trash to the local junk dealer.
Reprints:

"The Brand Rustlers" (Table of Contents)

Lee Rider; H. D. Lee Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Lee Rider
Synopsis:
Lee Rider finds that rustlers are changing brands on his Uncle Frank's cattle.

Indexer Notes

Ad in comic form for Lee Riders brand blue jeans. H. D. Lee Company, Inc., Shawnee Mission, Kansas.

Enter the "TV Star" Sweepstakes (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 3 pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Promo for Golden Magazine "TV Star" Sweepstakes. Grand prize is a trip to Los Angeles on Delta Airlines and a personal appearance on the CBS TV series "Family Affair."

Treasure Trail (Table of Contents)

Chip 'n' Dale / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mike Arens ?
Inks:
John Liggera
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Chip 'n' Dale; Big Bad Wolf; Three Little Pigs [Practical Pig; Fifer Pig; Fiddler Pig]
Synopsis:
The Big Bad Wolf uses apples as bait for a trap for the Three Pigs, but Chip and Dale get caught in the trap first.
Reprints:

Misused Magic (Table of Contents)

Sleeping Beauty / text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
fantasy
Characters:
Princess Aurora; Flora; Fauna; Merryweather; Maleficent (reference)
Synopsis:
The three fairies have to repair the damage Maleficent has done to Sleeping Beauty's kingdom.

Indexer Notes

Text story with one 1/4 page illustration.

Secret of the Black Box - Part III (Table of Contents)

Mickey Mouse / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Mickey Mouse; Goofy; Tasha; Hazardous Harry; Professor Het
Synopsis:
Mickey, Goofy, and Tasha outwit Hazardous Harry and his thugs on mountain trails on the way to the Prince's treasure.

Indexer Notes

part 3 of 3.

["It's a 'Family Affair' in Gold Key with Giant Pull-Out Poster of Buffy"] (Table of Contents)

Gold Key Comics Club News / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Porky Pig (cameo); Petunia Pig (cameo); Cicero Pig (cameo); Turok (cameo); Andar (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Promo with checklist and previews of Gold Key comics on sale in October 1969. Two spot illustrations of Porky, Petunia, and Cicero and Turok and Andar.

Join the Gold Key Comics 4-A-Month-Club (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Bugs Bunny (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Promo for subscriptions to Gold Key comics. One year subscription to 10 different series (48 total issues) for $5.00.

Win $1,000 College Scholarship (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; color. Illustrated ad for selling greeting cards for Junior Sales Club of America, Springfield, Mass.

["New Toot Sweet turns yummy Tootsie Rolls..."] (Table of Contents)

Toot Sweet; Mattel, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Illustrated ad for Toot Sweet toy that turns Tootsie Rolls candy into whistles. Mattel, Inc.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Seasick Donald]
    Donald Duck
  2. 1. Now I Bake Betty Crocker Cakes Just Like Mommie!
    Betty Crocker Easy-Bake Oven; Kenner
  3. 2. [The Truant Nephews]
    Donald Duck
  4. 3. Doggie Jackpot
    Scamp
  5. 4. "The Brand Rustlers"
    Lee Rider; H. D. Lee Company
  6. 5. Enter the "TV Star" Sweepstakes
  7. 6. Treasure Trail
    Chip 'n' Dale
  8. 7. Misused Magic
    Sleeping Beauty
  9. 8. Secret of the Black Box - Part III
    Mickey Mouse
  10. 9. ["It's a 'Family Affair' in Gold Key with Giant Pull-Out Poster of Buffy"]
    Gold Key Comics Club News
  11. 10. Join the Gold Key Comics 4-A-Month-Club
  12. 11. Win $1,000 College Scholarship
    Junior Sales Club of America
  13. 12. ["New Toot Sweet turns yummy Tootsie Rolls..."]
    Toot Sweet; Mattel, Inc.
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