(January 1981)

Western, 1962 Series
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Volume:
41
Price:
0.50 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Western Publishing Company, Inc.
Brand:
Whitman
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Del Connell
Color:
Color cover; color interior
Dimensions:
Standard Silver & Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Indicia number is "No. 484, Vol. 41, No. 4."

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[Playing pool] (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Pete Alvarado
Inks:
Bill Wright
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Editing:
Bill Wright

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie

Their Tricks Are Your Treat! (Table of Contents)

Yosemite Sam And Bugs Bunny / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Yosemite Sam; Bugs Bunny
Synopsis:
House ad for Yosemite Sam And Bugs Bunny comic.

Indexer Notes

inside front cover

[Search for the Cuspidora] (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
Job Number:
WR-W.D.C. #172

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie; Uncle Scrooge
Synopsis:
Uncle Scrooge takes Donald and the boys in his submarine on a secret mission to find the Cuspidora, a ship that was sunk years before with some of his money on it. As it's Christmas, he goes out of his way to have presents for the boys airdropped, and chances upon the Cuspidora at an unexpected location.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Also carries numbers "900-11-101" and "W.D.C. #484-8011."

The Exciting New! Flipit (Table of Contents)

Flipit / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Frankenstein monster; Spider-Man; Hulk; Super Chick; Underdog; Woody Woodpecker
Synopsis:
Ad for tossing puppet toy.

Indexer Notes

between pages 4-5 of Uncle Scrooge story

It's Bedtime For Alvin - And Funtime For You! (Table of Contents)

Little Lulu / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Little Lulu; Alvin
Synopsis:
House ad for Little Lulu comics.

Mystery, Adventure, Science Fiction Much, Much More (Table of Contents)

Original Radio Broadcasts / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for radio broadcasts on records or cassette tapes.

Grandma Does "Her Thing" (Table of Contents)

Grandma Duck / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Larry Mayer
Inks:
Larry Mayer
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
WR-W.D.C. #364

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Grandma Duck; Uncle Scrooge; Huey; Dewey; Louie; Donald Duck; Daisy Duck
Synopsis:
The family decides to spend Thanksgiving doing their own "things" instead of going to Grandma's for dinner. But she invites them over to do their things, and does her thing of making dinner.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

The Chase (Table of Contents)

Beagle Boys / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Vic Lockman
Pencils:
Jack Manning
Inks:
Eulie Liggera
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Beagle Boys [671-176; 716-617; 176-671]; Uncle Scrooge; Ratty; Victor Van Buck
Synopsis:
The Beagle Boys hope to get the reward for a lost cat that looks like their cat, Ratty. After some adventure for Scrooge, however, the lost cat is found sleeping in Scrooge's limo and he gets the reward.

Get These Groovy Embroidered Iron Ons (Table of Contents)

Stay•Ons / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for denim embroidered iron-on patches.

Indexer Notes

between pages 2-3 of the Beagle Boys story

Super Pocket Toy Values (Table of Contents)

Toy Values / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for toys and solar power kits.

Indexer Notes

between pages 2-3 of the Beagle Boys story

Be The Very First To Own...Fabulous Cartoon Scissors (Table of Contents)

Snippys / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Tweety; Daffy Duck; Road Runner; Woody Woodpecker; Porky Pig; Bugs Bunny
Synopsis:
Ad for safety scissors from Unique Products Co.

Indexer Notes

between pages 5-6 of the Beagle Boys story

Trail of the Tumbleweed (Table of Contents)

Mickey Mouse / comic story / 6 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; Mr. Elton
Synopsis:
Goofy gets a job banding wildlife for Banders Unlimited and an assignment banding tumbleweeds takes him and Mickey to a secret mining operation.
Reprints:

He's More Fun Than A Barrel Of Money! (Table of Contents)

Uncle Scrooge / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Uncle Scrooge McDuck
Synopsis:
House ad for Uncle Scrooge comics.

Indexer Notes

between pages 4-5 of the Mickey Mouse story

Follow His Lovable Antics In Whitman Comics (Table of Contents)

Mickey Mouse / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Mickey Mouse; Pluto
Synopsis:
House ad for Mickey Mouse comics.

Indexer Notes

between pages 4-5 of the Mickey Mouse story

Authentic Stone - Perfect Condition Apache Arrowheads (Table of Contents)

Arrowheads / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for arrowheads and catalog of other Indian Heritage items.

They're Looking For You! (Table of Contents)

Huey, Dewey and Louie Junior Woodchucks / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Huey; Dewey; Louie
Synopsis:
House ad for Huey, Dewey and Louie Junior Woodchucks comics.

Indexer Notes

inside back cover

Super Posters By R&R Associates (Table of Contents)

R&R Associates / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Colors:
? (photo)
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Synopsis:
Ad for posters.

Indexer Notes

back cover

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Playing pool]
    Donald Duck
  2. 1. Their Tricks Are Your Treat!
    Yosemite Sam And Bugs Bunny
  3. 2. [Search for the Cuspidora]
    Donald Duck
  4. 3. The Exciting New! Flipit
    Flipit
  5. 4. It's Bedtime For Alvin - And Funtime For You!
    Little Lulu
  6. 5. Mystery, Adventure, Science Fiction Much, Much More
    Original Radio Broadcasts
  7. 6. Grandma Does "Her Thing"
    Grandma Duck
  8. 7. The Chase
    Beagle Boys
  9. 8. Get These Groovy Embroidered Iron Ons
    Stay•Ons
  10. 9. Super Pocket Toy Values
    Toy Values
  11. 10. Be The Very First To Own...Fabulous Cartoon Scissors
    Snippys
  12. 11. Trail of the Tumbleweed
    Mickey Mouse
  13. 12. He's More Fun Than A Barrel Of Money!
    Uncle Scrooge
  14. 13. Follow His Lovable Antics In Whitman Comics
    Mickey Mouse
  15. 14. Authentic Stone - Perfect Condition Apache Arrowheads
    Arrowheads
  16. 15. They're Looking For You!
    Huey, Dewey and Louie Junior Woodchucks
  17. 16. Super Posters By R&R Associates
    R&R Associates
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Alberto Becattini
  • Donald Dale Milne
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • I.N.D.U.C.K.S Project and Alberto Becattini
  • Kjell Crone
  • Harry W Fluks
  • David Gerstein
  • Anders Engwall
  • Robert Wood
  • Max Capp