(January 1970)

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 ?
Dimensions:
4.75". x 6.5"
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cardstock Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Squarebound

Issue Notes

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


Sleeping Beauty (Table of Contents)

Sleeping Beauty / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Sleeping Beauty; Uncle Scrooge (cameo); Donald Duck (cameo); Mickey Mouse (cameo)

["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." (Same promo as inside front cover of Walt Disney Comics Digest #17.)

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.

Sleeping Beauty (Table of Contents)

Sleeping Beauty / comic story / 29 pages (report information)

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

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

New layout. Part 1 of 3.

Blanket of Snow (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Dick Huemer
Pencils:
George Wheeler
Inks:
George Wheeler
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:
  • from True Life Adventures (King Features Syndicate) 1900.00.00

Much Luck McDuck (Table of Contents)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 7 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:

Your Lucky Horoscope (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

The Cat Tracker (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; Trusty; Jock
Synopsis:
Scamp keeps getting distracted when he's tracking a scent.
Reprints:
Keywords:
scent; tracking

The Moon Creature (Table of Contents)

Li'l Bad Wolf / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

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

Indexer Notes

New layout, original pagecount 8.

[Melody Strobley] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Annie Oakley (Table of Contents)

Famous Women of the West / text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Annie Oakley
Reprints:
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

copyright 1953

Calamity Jane (Table of Contents)

Famous Women of the West / text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Calamity Jane
Reprints:
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

copyright 1953

Auntie Collins (Table of Contents)

Famous Women of the West / text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Auntie Collins [Libby Smith]
Reprints:
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

copyright 1953

Belle Starr (Table of Contents)

Famous Women of the West / text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Belle Starr [Myra Belle Shirley]
Reprints:
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

copyright 1953

The Reversed Rescue (Table of Contents)

Grandma Duck / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Grandma Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie; Donald Duck; Beagle Boys; Billy Goat
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 Walt Disney's Merry Menagerie dailies

Indexer Notes

cartoons, four daily panels.

Lightning Justice (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Captain Nemo; Norton; Chief Kuma
Reprints:

Make a Paper Windmill (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Morty and Ferdie

The Frigid Flight (Table of Contents)

Dumbo / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Dumbo; Pedro
Synopsis:
Dumbo helps Pedro fly the mail through to Alaska.
Keywords:
Alaska; flying; mail

Indexer Notes

Two vertical panels per page.

Maine Coon Cat (Table of Contents)

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

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

Roaring Wheels (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / comic story / 14 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

New layout, original pagecount 10.

Bucky's Travels (Table of Contents)

Bucky Bug / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Bucky Bug; Bo; June Bug
Reprints:

[Laundry Day] (Table of Contents)

Little Hiawatha Mini-Comic / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Little Hiawatha
Synopsis:
Little Hiawatha thinks a woman is making soup, but she's washing a rug instead.

Indexer Notes

Pantomime story.

Fabulous Flying Machines (Table of Contents)

text article / 5 pages (report information)

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

Goofy Questions (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Ski-Flirt (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Daisy Duck; Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie
Synopsis:
Embarrassed when Donald is just a yo-yo champ, Daisy tries to attract the attention of skiers at a resort.
Reprints:
Keywords:
skiing; yo-yo

Indexer Notes

Four horizontal panels per page.

Tinker Bell Treasure Hunt (Table of Contents)

Tinker Bell / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Tinker Bell

Fed Up (Table of Contents)

Mister Smee / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Mr. Smee; Captain Hook
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

New layout, original pagecount 10.

Relentless Raider (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

Mim Meets Her Match (Table of Contents)

Mad Madam Mim and Brer Rabbit / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Madam Mim; Brer Rabbit; Brer Terrapin; Brer Bear
Synopsis:
When people in her neighborhood become bored with her magic, Mim goes to Brer Rabbit's town to see if she can scare the locals.
Keywords:
magic; tar-baby

Ludwig Von Drake's Befuddlers (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Ludwig Von Drake

The Ivory Treasure (Table of Contents)

Mickey Mouse / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Christensen
Pencils:
Phil De Lara
Inks:
Phil De Lara
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Mickey Mouse; Goofy; Black Pete
Reprints:
Keywords:
arctic; Eskimos; stowaways; walrus ivory

Rhyme Time (Table of Contents)

Jiminy Cricket / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Jiminy Cricket

["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.)

["28 of Walt Disney's Most Famous Characters..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Ad for mail-in set of 28 Disney characters on art-board to punch out and hang on the wall. $1.00 plus 25 cents postage from Golden Press, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601. (Same ad as the back cover of Walt Disney Comics Digest #9.)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Sleeping Beauty
    Sleeping Beauty
  2. 1. ["You'll love this one, too!"]
    Golden Comics Digest
  3. 2. Walt Disney Comics Digest Contents
  4. 3. Sleeping Beauty
    Sleeping Beauty
  5. 4. Blanket of Snow
    True Life Adventures
  6. 5. Much Luck McDuck
    Uncle Scrooge
  7. 6. Your Lucky Horoscope
  8. 7. The Cat Tracker
    Scamp
  9. 8. The Moon Creature
    Li'l Bad Wolf
  10. 9. [Melody Strobley]
    Minnie Mouse in Hollywood
  11. 10. Annie Oakley
    Famous Women of the West
  12. 11. Calamity Jane
    Famous Women of the West
  13. 12. Auntie Collins
    Famous Women of the West
  14. 13. Belle Starr
    Famous Women of the West
  15. 14. The Reversed Rescue
    Grandma Duck
  16. 15. Merry Menagerie
    Merry Menagerie
  17. 16. Lightning Justice
    The Adventures of Captain Nemo
  18. 17. Make a Paper Windmill
    Morty and Ferdie
  19. 18. The Frigid Flight
    Dumbo
  20. 19. Maine Coon Cat
    Figaro's Feline Friends
  21. 20. Roaring Wheels
    Donald Duck
  22. 21. Bucky's Travels
    Bucky Bug
  23. 22. [Laundry Day]
    Little Hiawatha Mini-Comic
  24. 23. Fabulous Flying Machines
  25. 24. Goofy Questions
  26. 25. Ski-Flirt
    Daisy Duck's Diary
  27. 26. Tinker Bell Treasure Hunt
    Tinker Bell
  28. 27. Fed Up
    Mister Smee
  29. 28. Relentless Raider
    True Life Adventures
  30. 29. Mim Meets Her Match
    Mad Madam Mim and Brer Rabbit
  31. 30. Ludwig Von Drake's Befuddlers
    Ludwig Von Drake
  32. 31. The Ivory Treasure
    Mickey Mouse
  33. 32. Rhyme Time
    Jiminy Cricket
  34. 33. ["Hi, I'm Cracky..."]
    Golden Magazine
  35. 34. ["28 of Walt Disney's Most Famous Characters..."]
    Golden Press
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • 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