(February 1976)

Western, 1962 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly except January, March, May, July, November
On-sale Date
1975-12
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Western Publishing Company, Inc.
Brand
Gold Key
Editing
Chase Craig (editor); Del Connell (editor)

Issue Notes

Cover code: 90029-602.

On sale date (month and year) is derived from the issue code appearing in the bottom tier of page one.
This issue has variants:

[Spring-Along Daffy] (Table of Contents)

Daffy Duck / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Messerli
Inks
Bill Wright
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Daffy Duck; Yosemite Sam
Synopsis
Daffy rides a saddle with a spring as his horse.
Keywords
alternative uses; doing-something-their-own-way; having fun; riding; saddle; spring

Paul Revere's Run! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Hostess; Twinkies; Beep Beep the Road Runner / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

To Tell the Tooth (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Mark Evanier
Pencils
Roger Armstrong
Inks
Roger Armstrong
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
Larry Mayer

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey, lady woman! You see duck go by? Me gonna chomp duck!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Daffy Duck; Taz Boy, the Tasmanian Devil; Dr. Nova Kaine; Elmer Fudd; toy shop clerk; two migrating ducks
Synopsis
Daffy tries various methods of extracting a bad tooth from the Tasmanian Devil.
Keywords
best of intentions; dentist; one-character-desiring-another-as-a-meal; rocket; tooth; tooth extraction; toothache; tractor

Indexer Notes

Good Bit: Daffy asks the Tasmanian Devil if he's eaten anything lately that might cause a toothache...

TASMANIAN DEVIL: Yesterday me ate sugar plantation!
DAFFY: You really should cut down on sweets, you know!

Fun Tricks Free Things! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Gandalf Products Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Doorstep Daffy (Table of Contents: 4)

Daffy Duck / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Roger Armstrong
Inks
Roger Armstrong
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
Larry Mayer

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Watch closely, folks, as the ever-crafty duck obtains yet another free meal from Elmer J. Fudd!
Feature Logo
Daffy Duck
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Daffy Duck; Elmer Fudd
Synopsis
To get a meal out of Elmer, Daffy disguises himself as a lost baby in a basket. He further flummoxes Fudd by convincing Elmer that the "basket baby" is the missing prince of a visiting king... and to upset the "baby" in any way would cause an international incident.
Keywords
baby; basket; best-laid-plans; disguise; exaggerating one’s importance; fourth-wall-breaking; mooching; royalty

Indexer Notes

Fourth-Wall Flouting: Daffy directly addresses the readers on page one, panels 1-3.

Make Excellent Extra Cash... With No Real "Selling"… (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Engravaplates / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Make Money and Win Neat Prizes Too! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Grit / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Fun Tricks Free Things! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Gandalf Products Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Rain or Shine (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Roger Armstrong
Inks
Roger Armstrong
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
Larry Mayer

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What a wonderful rain! It'll be great for the farm crops!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Daffy Duck; Porky Pig; townspeople of Drysdale
Synopsis
Daffy has a knack for rain dancing, a talent Porky hopes to exploit in the drought-stricken town of Drysdale.
Keywords
drought; get-rich-quick; headdress; rain; rain dancing

Kids, Roach Designs Are Now Available as Iron-On Transfers! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Gandalf Products / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Get Your Favorite Cartoon Characters In These Brilliant Embroidered Cloth Patches (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Gandalf Products / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Get These Dynamite Embroidered Cloth Patches That Tell It Like It Is! (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Gandalf Products / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Kids, Roach Designs Are Now Available as Iron-On Transfers! (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Gandalf Products / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Stamp Collector (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Roger Armstrong
Inks
Roger Armstrong
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
Larry Mayer

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I've licked so many of these trading stamps, my tongue could double as sandpaper...
Feature Logo
Daffy Duck
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Daffy Duck; Elmer Fudd; grocery store manager; robber
Synopsis
Daffy needs just twenty more trading stamps to get an electric clock, and he'll get them by hook or by crook.
Keywords
fourth-wall-breaking; getting carried away; grocery store; trading stamps

Indexer Notes

Fourth-Wall Flouting: Daffy directly addresses the readers on page three, panel seven.

Order by Mail Specials (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

The Fun House / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Enter the Wonderful World of Amazing Live Sea-Monkeys (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Sea-Monkeys / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Best of Walt Disney Comics (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Western Publishing; The Best of Walt Disney Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

100 pc. Toy Soldier Set $1.50 (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Lucky Products / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Personality Posters (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Gandalf Products / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Personality Posters (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Gandalf Products / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Spring-Along Daffy]
    Daffy Duck
  2. 1. Paul Revere's Run!
    Hostess; Twinkies; Beep Beep the Road Runner
  3. 2. To Tell the Tooth
    Daffy Duck
  4. 3. Fun Tricks Free Things!
    Gandalf Products Co.
  5. 4. Doorstep Daffy
    Daffy Duck
  6. 5. Make Excellent Extra Cash... With No Real "Selling"…
    Engravaplates
  7. 6. Make Money and Win Neat Prizes Too!
    Grit
  8. 7. Fun Tricks Free Things!
    Gandalf Products Co.
  9. 8. Rain or Shine
    Daffy Duck
  10. 9. Kids, Roach Designs Are Now Available as Iron-On Transfers!
    Gandalf Products
  11. 10. Get Your Favorite Cartoon Characters In These Brilliant Embroidered Cloth Patches
    Gandalf Products
  12. 11. Get These Dynamite Embroidered Cloth Patches That Tell It Like It Is!
    Gandalf Products
  13. 12. Kids, Roach Designs Are Now Available as Iron-On Transfers!
    Gandalf Products
  14. 13. The Stamp Collector
    Daffy Duck
  15. 14. Order by Mail Specials
    The Fun House
  16. 15. Enter the Wonderful World of Amazing Live Sea-Monkeys
    Sea-Monkeys
  17. 16. The Best of Walt Disney Comics
    Western Publishing; The Best of Walt Disney Comics
  18. 17. 100 pc. Toy Soldier Set $1.50
    Lucky Products
  19. 18. Personality Posters
    Gandalf Products
  20. 19. Personality Posters
    Gandalf Products
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