(August 1971)

Western, 1968 Series
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Price:
0.50 USD
Pages:
164
Indicia frequency:
bi-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

The Secret of the Jolly Berries; The African Lion (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck and Pinocchio; True-Life Adventure / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Pinocchio
Keywords:
Lion

["Summer's fun, it's true..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Promo for "Summer Fun" #2 (A Golden Special).

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.

The Secret of the Jolly-berries (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck and Pinocchio / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Pinocchio; John Worthington Foulfellow; Gideon; Monstro
Reprints:

Flight Training (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) 1964.00.00

The Snake Skin Belt (Table of Contents)

Little Hiawatha / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Little Hiawatha; Sunflower; Wicked Witch; Big Chief

Indexer Notes

Four horizontal panels per page.

Gladstone Gander Lucky Crossword (Table of Contents)

Gladstone Gander / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Gladstone Gander

The Unknown Hero (Table of Contents)

Goofy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Goofy
Reprints:

The Pony Express (Table of Contents)

text article / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Reprints:
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

Copyright 1963

Too Many Thumps (Table of Contents)

Jiminy Cricket with Thumper / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Jiminy Cricket; Thumper

Morty and Ferdie Fun Time (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Morty and Ferdie

In a Pinch (Table of Contents)

Chip 'n' Dale / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Chip 'n' Dale
Synopsis:
When a wedding cake is ruined, Chip 'n' Dale substitute for the figures at the top to save a driver's job.
Reprints:

On Location (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Dinner at the Diner (Table of Contents)

Gus and Jaq / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Daisy Duck; Gus and Jaq
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

New layout, original pagecount 6.

On with the Show (Table of Contents)

Dumbo and Super Goof / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Dumbo; Super Goof

Indexer Notes

Two vertical panels per page.

Moby Duck Sea Maze (Table of Contents)

Moby Duck / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Moby Duck

Diamond Mine Dilemma (Table of Contents)

Seven Dwarfs and Mickey Mouse / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
The Seven Dwarfs [Doc; Sneezy; Sleepy; Grumpy; Dopey; Bashful; Happy]; Mickey Mouse
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

New layout, original pagecount 8.

The Appaloosa (Table of Contents)

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

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

The Lemonade Fling (Table of Contents)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 5 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; Huey, Dewey and Louie; Uncle Scrooge
Reprints:

The African Lion (Table of Contents)

True-Life Adventure / comic story / 28 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
animal
Reprints:
Keywords:
Africa; lion

Indexer Notes

Part 1 of 3. New layout.

Clarabelle Cow Market Mix-up (Table of Contents)

Clarabelle Cow / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Clarabelle Cow

Cycle Show-Off (Table of Contents)

Bongo and Lumpjaw / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Bongo; Lumpjaw
Reprints:

The Demon Sand (Table of Contents)

text article / 3 pages (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Facts about quicksand.
Reprints:
  • from ?
Keywords:
quicksand

Indexer Notes

copyright 1964

[Reading Mania] (Table of Contents)

Daisy Duck's Diary / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Daisy Duck; Clarabelle Cow; Clara Cluck; Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie
Reprints:

Scamp Dot Fun (Table of Contents)

Scamp / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Scamp

The Double Plot (Table of Contents)

The Three Little Pigs / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

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

Star Shower (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) 1964.00.00

You Can't Win (Table of Contents)

Gyro Gearloose / comic story / 4 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:
Gyro Gearloose; Gyro's Helper
Reprints:

Grandma Duck (Table of Contents)

"W" farm / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Grandma Duck; Big Bad Wolf

Paying Their Way (Table of Contents)

April, May and June / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Four horizontal panels per page.

Brer Rabbit Rhyme Time (Table of Contents)

Brer Rabbit / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Brer Rabbit

Crack Up with Cracky! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Cracky

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Promo for "Jokes by Cracky" #5.

["Don't leave your pencil at school!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Promo for "Pencil Puzzle Fun" #3.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Secret of the Jolly Berries; The African Lion
    Donald Duck and Pinocchio; True-Life Adventure
  2. 1. ["Summer's fun, it's true..."]
    Summer Fun
  3. 2. Walt Disney Comics Digest Contents
  4. 3. The Secret of the Jolly-berries
    Donald Duck and Pinocchio
  5. 4. Flight Training
    True Life Adventures
  6. 5. The Snake Skin Belt
    Little Hiawatha
  7. 6. Gladstone Gander Lucky Crossword
    Gladstone Gander
  8. 7. The Unknown Hero
    Goofy
  9. 8. The Pony Express
  10. 9. Too Many Thumps
    Jiminy Cricket with Thumper
  11. 10. Morty and Ferdie Fun Time
    Morty and Ferdie
  12. 11. In a Pinch
    Chip 'n' Dale
  13. 12. On Location
    Minnie Mouse in Hollywood
  14. 13. Dinner at the Diner
    Gus and Jaq
  15. 14. On with the Show
    Dumbo and Super Goof
  16. 15. Moby Duck Sea Maze
    Moby Duck
  17. 16. Diamond Mine Dilemma
    Seven Dwarfs and Mickey Mouse
  18. 17. The Appaloosa
    The World of Horses
  19. 18. The Lemonade Fling
    Uncle Scrooge
  20. 19. The African Lion
    True-Life Adventure
  21. 20. Clarabelle Cow Market Mix-up
    Clarabelle Cow
  22. 21. Cycle Show-Off
    Bongo and Lumpjaw
  23. 22. The Demon Sand
  24. 23. [Reading Mania]
    Daisy Duck's Diary
  25. 24. Scamp Dot Fun
    Scamp
  26. 25. The Double Plot
    The Three Little Pigs
  27. 26. Star Shower
    True Life Adventures
  28. 27. You Can't Win
    Gyro Gearloose
  29. 28. Grandma Duck
    "W" farm
  30. 29. Paying Their Way
    April, May and June
  31. 30. Brer Rabbit Rhyme Time
    Brer Rabbit
  32. 31. Crack Up with Cracky!
    Jokes by Cracky
  33. 32. ["Don't leave your pencil at school!"]
    Pencil Puzzle 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
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