(June 1965)

Western, 1962 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
On-sale Date
1965-03-11
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
K. K. Publications, Inc.
Brand
Gold Key
Editing
Chase Craig; Del Connell

Issue Notes

Cover code: 10029-506. First of a long series of this title to be primarily reprint, with only an average of six pages of new content per issue. Those six pages could be comic story, cover, text story, or any combination thereof. For the Daffy Duck title, reprints, mostly from Dell issues, would predominate until issue #72 (Cover Date: November 1971). On-sale date from 1965 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.

[Full Sail Ahead] (Table of Contents)

Daffy Duck / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Phil De Lara
Inks
Phil De Lara
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
typeset; logo

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Daffy Duck
Synopsis
Daffy traverses a body of water with a sail – but no boat.
Reprints
Keywords
alternative uses; duck; sail; water

[Flying Start] (Table of Contents: 1)

Daffy Duck / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Phil De Lara
Inks
?
Letters
?

Feature Logo
Daffy Duck Western (Gold Key) Interior 1 Lower Case
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Daffy Duck
Synopsis
Daffy ascends an airline boarding platform to kick off his winged flight.
Keywords
airport; alternative uses; flying

Indexer Notes

New story. Pantomime. Black and white on inside front cover.

The Test Pest (Table of Contents: 2)

Daffy Duck / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Maltese
Pencils
Phil De Lara
Inks
?
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
Rome Siemen

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Boy! The woods are sure full of squirrels this time of year!
Feature Logo
Daffy Duck Dell Interior 1
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Daffy Duck; Elmer Fudd; squirrels; bear
Synopsis
Daffy helps Elmer pass his outdoor skills tests to join the Woodcraft Rangers.
Reprints
Keywords
forest setting; tests; unwanted help

Indexer Notes

"Reprinted by popular demand".

Redskin Blues (Table of Contents: 3)

Daffy Duck / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Maltese
Pencils
Phil De Lara
Inks
?
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
Rome Siemen

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Egad! Here I am starving to pieces and I’m stuck out here in the woods with nothing to eat!
Feature Logo
Daffy Duck Dell Interior 1
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Daffy Duck; large Indian (unnamed); Mouse Eyes (small Indian); bear
Synopsis
To escape the stew pot of two hungry Indians, Daffy convinces them that “big game” is better than a “scrawny duck”… poor guys!
Reprints
Keywords
food; forest setting; hunger; hunting; Native Americans; one-character-desiring-another-as-a-meal; series of mishaps; wild goose chase

Indexer Notes

"Reprinted by popular demand".

Run, Bull, Run! (Table of Contents: 4)

Little Pancho Vanilla / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Phil De Lara
Inks
?
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
When Little Pancho Vanilla arrived home from school, he had a worried frown on his face.
Genre
humor
Characters
Little Pancho Vanilla; Señor Vanilla; bull
Synopsis
Knowing that there is no bullfighting in the United States, Little Pancho Vanilla asks his father to explain the curiously named “Battle of Bull Run”, leaving poor pop ending up “running” from an escaped “bull”.
Keywords
bullfighting; lesson learned; school; US history

Indexer Notes

New story.

[Worst Aid] (Table of Contents: 5)

Daffy Duck / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Phil De Lara
Inks
?
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
Rome Siemen

First Line of Dialogue or Text
No home should be without a first aid kit (text on sign)
Feature Logo
Daffy Duck Western (Gold Key) Interior 1 Lower Case
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Daffy Duck
Synopsis
Daffy buys a first aid kit, and is the worse for having done so.
Keywords
best of intentions; comic book; easy chair; first aid kit

Indexer Notes

New story. Pantomime.

[A Fly in Sylvester's Soup] (Table of Contents: 6)

Daffy Duck / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Phil De Lara
Inks
?
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop

Feature Logo
Daffy Duck ["Daffy" Only Dell Interior 2]
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Daffy Duck; Sylvester Pussycat
Synopsis
Waiter Daffy responds to Sylvester’s complaint of a fly in his soup.
Reprints
Keywords
dissatisfied customer; fly; restaurant; soup; waiter

Indexer Notes

Pantomime.

Cagey Character (Table of Contents: 7)

Tweety and Sylvester / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Vic Lockman
Pencils
Phil De Lara
Inks
?
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
Rome Siemen

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mm-yummy for the tum-tum-tummy! Want some, Tweety?
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Tweety Bird; Sylvester Pussycat; Granny; three fierce and hungry alley cats
Synopsis
Sylvester devises several different ways to lure Tweety from the safety of his cage, including faking his own kid(cat)napping and leaving a ransom note signed by the fictitious “Fuzzy Phantom”.
Keywords
bird cage; kidnapping; one-character-desiring-another-as-a-meal; outsmarting one’s-self; ransom; safety; trickery

Indexer Notes

New story.

High and Dry (Table of Contents: 8)

Daffy Duck / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Maltese
Pencils
Phil De Lara
Inks
?
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
Rome Siemen

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Going south for the winter is keeneroo, but the flight back is strictly for the birds!
Feature Logo
Daffy Duck ["Daffy" Only Dell Interior 1]
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Daffy Duck; desert con-man; hungry fox; duck hunter; Rover (hunting dog)
Synopsis
A hot, thirsty, and exhausted migrating Daffy lands in the desert, where he buys a “pond” from a con-man. The pond turns out to be a mirage, but becomes preferable to his next tumultuous landing spot.
Reprints
Keywords
con-man; desert setting; dog; fox; hunter; scam

Indexer Notes

"Reprinted by popular demand".

The Bedraggled Bather (Table of Contents: 9)

Daffy Duck / comic story / 4.5 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Maltese
Pencils
Phil De Lara
Inks
?
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
Rome Siemen

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Awk! I’ll never get down to the pond to take my bath with this silly dog chasing me!
Feature Logo
Daffy Duck Dell Interior 1
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Daffy Duck; dog; muscular duck; Elmer Fudd; shark
Synopsis
Various persons, places, and things prevent Daffy from taking a bath.
Reprints
  • US from Daffy (Dell, 1956 series) #12 (January-March 1958)
  • The original printing of this story was five pages. Half a page is removed from this reprint, to provide space for the Statement of Ownership.
Keywords
bath; deleted or edited scenes; series of mishaps

Indexer Notes

"Reprinted by popular demand".

Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation (Table of Contents: 10)

statement of ownership / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
H.L. Anderson
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Keywords
government reporting; regulations

Indexer Notes

Statement of Ownership for September 28, 1964. Prepared by H.L. Anderson. Reported total distribution: 260,071 (12 month average), 251,134 (nearest issue). Lower half of page.

[Err-Mail!] (Table of Contents: 11)

Daffy Duck / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Phil De Lara
Inks
?
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
Rome Siemen

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Uh-oh! It’s that time again!
Feature Logo
Daffy Duck Western (Gold Key) Interior 1 Lower Case
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Daffy Duck; postman
Synopsis
Late to begin his southward winter migration, Daffy air-mails himself south.
Keywords
air-mail; flying-south; ingenuity

Indexer Notes

New story.

[Daffy Goes FOUR for FORE!] (Table of Contents: 12)

Daffy Duck / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Phil De Lara
Inks
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Four!
Feature Logo
Daffy Duck ["Daffy" Only Dell Interior 1]
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Daffy Duck
Synopsis
Golfer Daffy tees-up four golf balls and shouts “Four!”
Reprints
Keywords
golf

Indexer Notes

Two panels, positioned vertically, surrounded by a rectangular grey border. Black and white on inside back cover.

Make Money Get Prizes with Fast Selling American Seeds (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

American Seed Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Full Sail Ahead]
    Daffy Duck
  2. 1. [Flying Start]
    Daffy Duck
  3. 2. The Test Pest
    Daffy Duck
  4. 3. Redskin Blues
    Daffy Duck
  5. 4. Run, Bull, Run!
    Little Pancho Vanilla
  6. 5. [Worst Aid]
    Daffy Duck
  7. 6. [A Fly in Sylvester's Soup]
    Daffy Duck
  8. 7. Cagey Character
    Tweety and Sylvester
  9. 8. High and Dry
    Daffy Duck
  10. 9. The Bedraggled Bather
    Daffy Duck
  11. 10. Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation
  12. 11. [Err-Mail!]
    Daffy Duck
  13. 12. [Daffy Goes FOUR for FORE!]
    Daffy Duck
  14. 13. Make Money Get Prizes with Fast Selling American Seeds
    American Seed Co.
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