(November 1962)

Western, 1962 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
K. K. Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Gold Key
Editing:
Alice Nielson Cobb (managing editor); Chase Craig and/or 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

First Gold Key issue. Continues from Dell Mickey Mouse series.


Bandit Bamboozle (Table of Contents)

Mickey Mouse / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Tony Strobl
Inks:
John Liggera ?
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Mickey Mouse; Morty and Ferdie; Jack aka Black Bert
Reprints:

Leaf It Alone (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Paul Murry
Inks:
Paul Murry
Letters:
Paul Murry

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Mickey Mouse; Goofy
Synopsis:
Goofy rakes his leaves, but has a bigger mess than when he started.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Armadillo Adventure (Table of Contents)

Mickey Mouse / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tony Strobl
Inks:
John Liggera
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
?
Job Number:
M. M. #85-628

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Mickey Mouse; Goofy; Pluto; Bliney
Synopsis:
Mickey and Goofy are in the desert Southwest scouting for armadillos for a zoo. They cross paths with a couple of robbers who've ran out of gas.
Reprints:

The Plot That Flopped (Table of Contents)

Mickey Mouse / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Mickey Mouse; Morty and Ferdie
Synopsis:
Morty and Ferdie look for ways to extend their summer vacation in the mountains.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This story is listed as School Fools in Fallberg's notes

Payday (Table of Contents)

Scamp / text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Scamp; Lady; Tramp
Synopsis:
Scamp accidently foils a bank robber.

Indexer Notes

Text story with one 1/4 page illustration.

Trained to a "T" (Table of Contents)

Li'l Bad Wolf / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Li'l Bad Wolf; Big Bad Wolf; Three Little Pigs [Practical Pig; Fifer Pig; Fiddler Pig]
Synopsis:
The Big Bad Wolf goes into running training to get fast enough to catch the Three Little Pigs.
Reprints:

Bandit Bamboozle (Table of Contents)

Mickey Mouse / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Mickey Mouse; Morty and Ferdie; Sam; Jack aka Black Bert
Synopsis:
Mickey and Morty and Ferdie drive to a ghost town. There they cross paths with an actor, who, due to a bump on the head, believes himself to be Black Bert, the outlaw.
Reprints:

The Tail Wagger (Table of Contents)

Mickey and Pluto / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Mickey Mouse; Pluto
Synopsis:
Mickey has trouble getting Pluto's tail to stay still while taking his picture.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Egmont (DK) has a redrawn version. Reprinted in Donald Pocket (Hjemmet, 1968 series) #33 (NO, 1980)

[Vitaminized grasshopper] (Table of Contents)

Gyro Gearloose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Gyro Gearloose
Synopsis:
Gyro drops a vitamin pill for super fast growth in the grass and a grasshopper finds it.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Mickey Mouse Pin-up No. 1 (Table of Contents)

[Mickey Mouse] / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Tony Strobl
Inks:
John Liggera ?
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Mickey Mouse; Morty and Ferdie; Jack aka Black Bert

Indexer Notes

Same drawing as front cover, minus logo and lettering. Solid color bars added at top and bottom.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Bandit Bamboozle
    Mickey Mouse
  2. 1. Leaf It Alone
    Mickey Mouse
  3. 2. Armadillo Adventure
    Mickey Mouse
  4. 3. The Plot That Flopped
    Mickey Mouse
  5. 4. Payday
    Scamp
  6. 5. Trained to a "T"
    Li'l Bad Wolf
  7. 6. Bandit Bamboozle
    Mickey Mouse
  8. 7. The Tail Wagger
    Mickey and Pluto
  9. 8. [Vitaminized grasshopper]
    Gyro Gearloose
  10. 9. Mickey Mouse Pin-up No. 1
    [Mickey Mouse]
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