(February 1971)

Western, 1968 Series
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Price:
0.50 USD
Pages:
164
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1970-12-21 ?
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

On sale date from a date stamp on a copy.


[Playing with Ball of Yarn] (Table of Contents)

The Aristocats / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
The Aristocats [Duchess; Toulouse; Marie; Berlioz]

1971 Golden Storybook Calendar (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Promo for 1971 Golden Storybook Calendar.

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.

Movie Mad (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:
Garé Barks

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie; April, May and June
Reprints:

Old Ironsides with Johnny Tremain (Table of Contents)

Old Ironsides / comic story / 32 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Johnny Tremain
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

page 15-26, 71-80 + 153-162.

Wary Winks (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

Gingerbread House Hoax (Table of Contents)

The Three Little Pigs / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

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

Indian Necklace (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Morty and Ferdie

The Inside Hideout (Table of Contents)

The Seven Dwarfs / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
The Seven Dwarfs [Doc; Sneezy; Sleepy; Grumpy; Dopey; Bashful; Happy]; Brer Bear; Wicked Witch; Thumper; Bambi; Flower; Friend Owl
Reprints:

Antiques on Wheels (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Bucky's Buggy (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

The Aristocats (Table of Contents)

The Aristocats / text story / 14 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
The Aristocats [Duchess; Toulouse; Marie; Berlioz]

Indexer Notes

Art credits and story title correction from Karl Wilcox, February 2008: originally indexed as "The Aristokittens."

Share and Share Alike (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
April, May and June; Daisy Duck
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

4 horizontal panels per page.

Mammal Mumbo (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Lost and Foundling (Table of Contents)

Chip 'n' Dale / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Chip 'n' Dale; Brer Owl
Reprints:

Birdhouses and Feeding Stations (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

The Rare Coin (Table of Contents)

Huey, Dewey and Louie / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Huey, Dewey and Louie; Gladstone Gander; Beagle Boys
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Rearranged to three panels per page. No panels missing, but intro panel enlarged to a full page and remaining panels vertically enlarged and horizontally cut.

The Evasive Oasis (Table of Contents)

Tinker Bell and Super Goof / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Tinker Bell; Super Goof; Black Pete

Indexer Notes

Two vertical panels per page.

Across Word Puzzler (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey

The Invisible Intruder (Table of Contents)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 6 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:
Donald Duck; Uncle Scrooge
Reprints:

Test Your First Aid (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Minnie Mouse

The Double Rescue (Table of Contents)

Scamp / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Scamp; Scamp's siblings [Ruffy, Fluffy and Scooter]; Pedro; Trusty
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

New layout, original pagecount 8.

The Shetland Pony (Table of Contents)

The World of Horses / text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Frontier Fiesta (Table of Contents)

Mickey Mouse / comic story / 12 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:

Donald's Treat (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey and Dewey; Morty

Unpopular Puss (Table of Contents)

Figaro and Thumper / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Figaro; Thumper
Reprints:

Tame Terror (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

Golden's Bringing Christmas Fun to you now... (Table of Contents)

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

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

Keywords:
Christmas

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Promo for the 1970 Golden Christmas Annual. Cover is depicted.

Fun in Winter (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Promo for "Winter Fun for Boys and Girls" (a Golden Special).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Playing with Ball of Yarn]
    The Aristocats
  2. 1. 1971 Golden Storybook Calendar
    Golden Storybook Calendar
  3. 2. Walt Disney Comics Digest Contents
  4. 3. Movie Mad
    Donald Duck
  5. 4. Old Ironsides with Johnny Tremain
    Old Ironsides
  6. 5. Wary Winks
    True Life Adventures
  7. 6. Gingerbread House Hoax
    The Three Little Pigs
  8. 7. Indian Necklace
    Morty and Ferdie
  9. 8. The Inside Hideout
    The Seven Dwarfs
  10. 9. Antiques on Wheels
    Minnie Mouse in Hollywood
  11. 10. Bucky's Buggy
    Bucky Bug
  12. 11. The Aristocats
    The Aristocats
  13. 12. Share and Share Alike
    Daisy's Nieces
  14. 13. Mammal Mumbo
  15. 14. Lost and Foundling
    Chip 'n' Dale
  16. 15. Birdhouses and Feeding Stations
  17. 16. The Rare Coin
    Huey, Dewey and Louie
  18. 17. The Evasive Oasis
    Tinker Bell and Super Goof
  19. 18. Across Word Puzzler
    Donald Duck
  20. 19. The Invisible Intruder
    Uncle Scrooge
  21. 20. Test Your First Aid
  22. 21. The Double Rescue
    Scamp
  23. 22. The Shetland Pony
    The World of Horses
  24. 23. Frontier Fiesta
    Mickey Mouse
  25. 24. Donald's Treat
    Donald Duck
  26. 25. Unpopular Puss
    Figaro and Thumper
  27. 26. Tame Terror
    True Life Adventures
  28. 27. Golden's Bringing Christmas Fun to you now...
    Golden Christmas Annual
  29. 28. Fun in Winter
    Winter Fun
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • 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