(May 1970)

Western, 1962 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.15 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Western Publishing Company, Inc.
Brand:
Gold Key
Editing:
Chase Craig (managing editor); Del Connell (story editor); Tom McKimson (art director)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Cover title is "Mickey Mouse and Pluto." This changes each issue despite the indicia title.


The Case of the Talking Bone (Table of Contents)

Mickey Mouse / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Mickey Mouse; Pluto
Synopsis:
Pluto painting a wall with his tail.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Cover is a remake of Journal de Mickey, Le (Hachette, 1952 series) #407 (FR, 1960). Huey, Dewey and Louie replaced with Mickey Mouse.

The Case of the Talking Bone (Table of Contents)

Mickey Mouse / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Goofy; Mickey Mouse; Pluto; Shamrock Bones; Prince Rupert of Transmania; Archduke of Transmania; Schnerk
Synopsis:
Prince Rupert is hiding from his uncle, the Archduke, to keep him from gaining power in Transmania, and he sends a call for help to Mickey. Mickey enlists the aid of Shamrock Bones and they lock up the Archduke and his henchmen.
Reprints:

Gold Key Comics Club (Table of Contents)

Gold Key Comics Club News; Gold Key Comics Club Reader's Page; Gold Key Comics Club Jokes On You / letters page / 3.5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?; Phil Jingozian; Vicki Shapr; Loren Brown; Dan Hultquist; Sam Seastone
Inks:
?; Phil Jingozian; Vicki Shapr; Loren Brown; Dan Hultquist; Sam Seastone
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Yosemite Sam; Bugs Bunny; Francois; Speed Monster; Candle Monster; Fish Man; Tooth Monster; Bat Monster; Gold Key Kid
Synopsis:
Promos and a checklist of upcoming Gold Key Comics, with two reader's pages of monster drawings and jokes.

Indexer Notes

Appears between pages 14 and 15 of story sequence 1.

Statement of the Ownership, Management, Circulation, Etc. (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Ground-Hog Day (Table of Contents)

Chip 'n' Dale / text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Chip; Dale; Willie the Weasel; Gillie Ground Hog
Synopsis:
Chip and Dale are looking for Gillie to get first hand info on winter's end, and stumble into his den while escaping from Willie.
Reprints:

The Iron Turtle (Table of Contents)

The Junior Woodchucks / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Vic Lockman ?
Pencils:
John Carey
Inks:
John Carey
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
John Carey

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Junior Woodchucks [Huey, Dewey and Louie]; Uncle Scrooge McDuck; Beagle Boys
Synopsis:
While Uncle Scrooge has his money in an iron turtle safe, keeping it away from the Beagle Boys, the Junior Woodchucks show up to capture the Beagle Boys.
Reprints:

[Laughing Might Hurt] (Table of Contents)

Mickey Mouse / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bill Walsh
Pencils:
Manuel Gonzales
Inks:
Manuel Gonzales
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
Manuel Gonzales
Editing:
Frank Reilly

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Mickey Mouse; Goofy; Minnie Mouse; doctor
Synopsis:
Mickey laughs so hard at one of Goofy's pratfalls that he ends up laughing at Minnie's new hat.
Reprints:
  • From Mickey Mouse Sunday (King Features Syndicate) 1957.00.00

Gold Key Comics Club (Table of Contents)

Gold Key Comics Club Reader's Page / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Holly Munter; David Cairns; Steve Wendelken; Karen Abele; Pamela Boyer; Mike Heaton; Jean Turner; Melvin Petty; Margaret Walton
Inks:
Holly Munter; David Cairns; Steve Wendelken; Karen Abele; Pamela Boyer; Mike Heaton; Jean Turner; Melvin Petty; Margaret Walton
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Drawings from readers.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Case of the Talking Bone
    Mickey Mouse
  2. 1. The Case of the Talking Bone
    Mickey Mouse
  3. 2. Gold Key Comics Club
    Gold Key Comics Club News; Gold Key Comics Club Reader's Page; Gold Key Comics Club Jokes On You
  4. 3. Statement of the Ownership, Management, Circulation, Etc.
  5. 4. Ground-Hog Day
    Chip 'n' Dale
  6. 5. The Iron Turtle
    The Junior Woodchucks
  7. 6. [Laughing Might Hurt]
    Mickey Mouse
  8. 7. Gold Key Comics Club
    Gold Key Comics Club Reader's Page
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  • Merlin Haas
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