(April 1968)

Western, 1962 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
quarterly
On-sale date:
1968
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Western Publishing Company, Inc.
Brand:
Gold Key
Editing:
Richard Eiger
Color:
Full Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age U.S.
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing

Issue Notes

Numbered 10066-804 April on the Cover. Editor's name from Statement of Ownership in this issue.

Keywords:
bear; humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Yogi Bear / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Yogi Bear; Boo Boo
Synopsis:
A blue jay spears Yogi's sandwich as Yogi and Boo Boo enjoy a picnic.
Keywords:
bear; humor; picnic

["Free money from Quaker Life cereal!"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad with order coupon for foreign coins from Quaker Life cereal (General Mills)
Keywords:
boxtop; coin collecting; numismatist

Operation Where-Bear (Table of Contents)

Yogi Bear / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
10086-804 Yogi B. #32-661

Characters:
Yogi Bear; Boo Boo; Professor Bleppo; Brad Bruin; Ranger Smith
Synopsis:
Determined to help out college students studying bear movements, Yogi and Boo Boo energetically criss cross the park. Knowing how lazy Yogi is the other bears conclude he's onto a vast cache of food, while the remaining animals assume that the bears are escaping disaster. Jellystone Park is devoid of wildlife until Yogi convinces the bears that he's only after a squirrel's unappetizing hoard.
Keywords:
bear; humor

Funny Business in the Forest (Table of Contents)

Yogi Bear / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Yogi Bear; Boo Boo; Moon Moose; Ranger Smith; camper; patent thieves
Synopsis:
Yogi and Boo Boo are frightened by a mysterious walking tree, and a mysterious unknown moose. They uncover patent thieves spying on an inventor who has come to Jellystone to do his work in privacy.
Keywords:
bear; humor; inventor

["Don't miss an issue, or you may miss your contribution."] (Table of Contents)

Gold Key Comics Club News / text article / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?; Betty Dairs; Andy Sydney; Diana Johnson; Pamela C. Wilkinson; Paul Marrell; Debbie Wright; Ricky Shelton; Steve Wilson; Debra Delorme; Denise Schmeltzer; Cheryl Stadig; Bobby Lapsley; Delbert Stone; Terry Duncan; Andrew Millis; David Eisley; Jacqueline Eckes; Teresa Hom
Pencils:
Don Garrett; Tom Garrett; Shirley Wheeler; Gregory James; Stephen Rode; Glenn Merritt
Inks:
Don Garrett; Tom Garrett; Shirley Wheeler; Gregory James; Stephen Rode; Glenn Merritt
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
One page of facts and information for readers; one page Reader's Page (fan art monsters); one page The Joke's On You (gags from fans); one page Dinosauria (comic story with facts about styracosaurus)
Keywords:
dinosaur

Indexer Notes

"Comics Club starts second year."

All Bogged Down (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Little Hoot; little bird; rabbit; wildcat
Synopsis:
When a little bird is trapped in a bog, the small animals try to distract a prowling wildcat. Little Hoot the owl discovers that he's light enough to cross the big, and rescues the little bird. He realizes he should always attempt a problem before giving up.

School Craze (Table of Contents)

Quick Draw McGraw / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; western-frontier
Characters:
Quick Draw McGraw; Baba Looey; school principal
Synopsis:
Quick Draw and Baba Looey fake crimes and infiltrate Outlaw School in order to capture the students and staff.
Reprints:
  • "Reprinted by popular demand"
Keywords:
bank robbery; outlaw; rustler; rustling; sheriff

Mini-Comics (Table of Contents)

Gold Key Club Comics / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mayor
Synopsis:
Politician giving speech is pelted with vegetables, and opens a vegetable stand.
Keywords:
mime; politician

Indexer Notes

mime strip

Statement of Ownership, Management, and Circulation (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.5 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Statement of Ownership, Management, and Circulation, filed September 28, 1967

Indexer Notes

Publisher and owner Western Publishing Company, Inc. Managing Editor Matthew Murphy. Business Manager H.L. Anderson. Total copies printed previous 12 months 400,340. Total copies sold through dealers, carriers, vendors, counter sales for previous 12 months 228,575. Total subscription copies for previous 12 months 525. Total free distribution copies previous 12 months 587.

["Famous name prizes or cash"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad with order coupon for Olympic Sales Club, Inc.

["Win $1,000.00 college scholarship"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad, with order coupon, for Junior Sales Club of America.

["Make Money Get Prizes"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Joel Ballenger; Mary Zimmerman; William Hanlin
Synopsis:
Ad, with order coupon, for selling products from American Seed Co.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Yogi Bear
  2. 1. ["Free money from Quaker Life cereal!"]
  3. 2. Operation Where-Bear
    Yogi Bear
  4. 3. Funny Business in the Forest
    Yogi Bear
  5. 4. ["Don't miss an issue, or you may miss your contribution."]
    Gold Key Comics Club News
  6. 5. All Bogged Down
  7. 6. School Craze
    Quick Draw McGraw
  8. 7. Mini-Comics
    Gold Key Club Comics
  9. 8. Statement of Ownership, Management, and Circulation
  10. 9. ["Famous name prizes or cash"]
  11. 10. ["Win $1,000.00 college scholarship"]
  12. 11. ["Make Money Get Prizes"]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Kirk House
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • James Ludwig
  • Ramon Schenk