Golden Comics Digest #32 [Whitman]
(September 1973)

Western, 1969 Series
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Price
0.69 USD
Pages
132
Indicia Frequency
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Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Western Publishing Company, Inc.
Brand
Whitman W [with Face]
Editing
?
Color
full color
Dimensions
4.75 in. x 6.5 in. digest
Paper Stock
newsprint interior; glossy cardboard cover
Binding
perfect-bound

Issue Notes

This issue is a variant of Golden Comics Digest (Western, 1969 series) #32 [Gold Key].


Summer Fun (Table of Contents)

Woody Woodpecker / cover / 1 page (report information)

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Letters
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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Woody Woodpecker

On Target for Fun (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Gold Key Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Golden Comics Digest Contents (Table of Contents: 2)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Letters
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Contents page with title of each story, the pages they are in the book and the indicia.

The Golden Fleece (Table of Contents: 3)

Woody Woodpecker / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Woody Woodpecker; Splinter; Knothead; pirates; a sheep; Mabel; Horace; cruise ship crew
Synopsis
Woody and the kids are attacked by pirates and escape to an island with a sheep that appears to be the Golden Fleece of legend. When the pirates arrive and try to capture the sheep, Woody and the kids escape again, to be picked up by a cruise ship.
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Indexer Notes

Cruise ship is "S.S. Tourina."

Puzzle Page (Table of Contents: 4)

Andy Panda / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Characters
Andy Panda

Indexer Notes

A crossword puzzle.

Money Maker (Table of Contents: 5)

Windy and Breezy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Windy; Breezy; Roscoe
Synopsis
When Breezy wants to buy a new house Windy tells him that he'll have to get a job. When he tries to sell rocks he finds that one is enough to buy that house.
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Weather Warfare (Table of Contents: 6)

Chilly Willy / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Vivie Risto
Inks
Vivie Risto
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Chilly Willy; Cap'n Pete; Waldo Whale; Cap'n White; Sir Snow; Mr. Wind; Terry Twister
Synopsis
Chilly and his friends get caught in a winter weather war between Cap'n White, Sir Snow, and Mr. Wind.
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Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

Winnie Makes a Wish (Table of Contents: 7)

Winnie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Characters
Winnie

Indexer Notes

A word puzzle.

Door-to-Door Danger (Table of Contents: 8)

Sam 'n' Simian / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Fallberg ?
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Sam; Simian; Mr. Bullgrinch
Synopsis
Sam and Simian get in trouble with selling things door to door so they decide to get into another line of work that seems safer.

Frontier Daze (Table of Contents: 9)

Woody Woodpecker / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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Letters
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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Woody Woodpecker; Knothead; Splinter; Carl; The Sheriff
Synopsis
When Woody is arrested on Frontier Days for not wearing western clothes he trips while in the jail and wakes up thinking he is Wild and Wooly Woody, the Wickedest Woodpecker of the West. When he escapes from jail the Sheriff, Knothead and Splinter try to catch him before he can pull a real robbery.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Did You Know... / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
That very few animals see any color other than grey!
Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Various interesting facts.

Outer Space Race (Table of Contents: 11)

Oswald the Rabbit / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Letters
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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Oswald the Rabbit; Wally the Walrus
Synopsis
Oswald needs Wally's help for his experiments on space travel and he thinks that if he can get Wally airborne he'll be willing to help, but it turns out to be harder than it looks.
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What and Y Riddle Quiz (Table of Contents: 12)

Woody Woodpecker / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Characters
Woody Woodpecker

Indexer Notes

A riddle quiz.

Voyage of the Vulture (Table of Contents: 13)

Andy Panda / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Andy Panda; Charlie Chicken; Cap'n Sly (Dead-Eye Richard); Mister Morg
Synopsis
Andy Panda and Charlie Chicken are shanghaied and forced to help Cap'n Sly on his hunt for The Tiger Whale.

[Eugene L. Parsons and J. Richard Dalmolin] (Table of Contents: 14)

Young Heroes / text article / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Eugene L. Parsons; J. Richard Dalmolin; Pamela Haught; Jacque Day
Synopsis
The story of Eugene L. Parsons and J. Richard Dalmolin, two Carnegie Hero Fund Medal winners.

Indexer Notes

Includes spot illustration of Carnegie Hero Fund Medal.

Pirate Plunder (Table of Contents: 15)

Homer Pigeon / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Homer Pigeon; Red Cardinal; Carrie; Cap'n Dirk; Slinky
Synopsis
While spying on Red Cardinal and Carrie on the beach Homer sees pirates bury treasure, but he gets into all kinds of trouble trying to find it.
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Hop to It (Table of Contents: 16)

Space Mouse / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Carey
Inks
John Carey
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; science fiction
Characters
Space Mouse; Dr. Rodent Rocket; Size, King of Rodentia
Synopsis
Dr. Rocket invents the "Lunar Leaper," a pogo-stick designed to hop from planet to planet. Space Mouse is picked to test it.
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Little Emma (Table of Contents: 17)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Little Emma; Henry Arbuckle; Pancho; Geronimo
Synopsis
Little Emma is a small old train that Henry Arbuckle buys and then uses to transport copper in Arizona territory. Because Little Emma is so small it appears that she will be replaced by a larger train until something happens on what was to be her last haul.
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Mystery Catch (Table of Contents: 18)

Chilly Willy / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Characters
Chilly Willy

Indexer Notes

A word puzzle.

Farm Foolery (Table of Contents: 19)

Sugar Foot / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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Genre
children
Characters
Sugarfoot; Ma; Pa; Fleetfoot
Synopsis
Pa uses all of his money to buy a new tractor so that Sugarfoot can retire but Sugarfoot thinks that Pa is going to put him down so he destroys the tractor. Sugarfoot overhears Pa tell Ma that the tractor was to help him but it is too late because Pa has seen Sugarfoot destroy the tractor. Pa throws him off the farm so Sugarfoot sets out to make enough money for Pa to buy another tractor.
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Indexer Notes

Title is taken from the contents page. The first sentence is "Once upon a time there was a horse named sugarfoot...".

Memory Game (Table of Contents: 20)

Woody Woodpecker / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Characters
Knothead; Splinter

Indexer Notes

A memory game.

The Case of the Wishing Well (Table of Contents: 21)

Winnie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Winnie; Knothead; Splinter; "Glitter Glen"
Synopsis
Knothead and Splinter cause trouble when they fake a murder at home so Winnie tries to take them out so they won't cause any more trouble. Instead of staying out of trouble they end up in the middle of a real robbery investigation.

Dot-to-Dot (Table of Contents: 22)

Oswald / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Characters
Oswald the Rabbit; Floyd; Lloyd

Indexer Notes

A Dot-To-Dot Puzzle.

Skywriter (Table of Contents: 23)

Space Mouse / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Characters
Space Mouse

Indexer Notes

A Dot-To-Dot Puzzle.

It's Magic! (Table of Contents: 24) (Expand) /

Walt Disney Comics Digest / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Kids!!! Know What One Pencil Can Do? (Table of Contents: 25) (Expand) /

Pencil Puzzle Fun / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Summer Fun
    Woody Woodpecker
  2. 1. On Target for Fun
    Gold Key Comics
  3. 2. Golden Comics Digest Contents
  4. 3. The Golden Fleece
    Woody Woodpecker
  5. 4. Puzzle Page
    Andy Panda
  6. 5. Money Maker
    Windy and Breezy
  7. 6. Weather Warfare
    Chilly Willy
  8. 7. Winnie Makes a Wish
    Winnie
  9. 8. Door-to-Door Danger
    Sam 'n' Simian
  10. 9. Frontier Daze
    Woody Woodpecker
  11. 10. ["That very few animals see any color other than grey!"]
    Did You Know...
  12. 11. Outer Space Race
    Oswald the Rabbit
  13. 12. What and Y Riddle Quiz
    Woody Woodpecker
  14. 13. Voyage of the Vulture
    Andy Panda
  15. 14. [Eugene L. Parsons and J. Richard Dalmolin]
    Young Heroes
  16. 15. Pirate Plunder
    Homer Pigeon
  17. 16. Hop to It
    Space Mouse
  18. 17. Little Emma
  19. 18. Mystery Catch
    Chilly Willy
  20. 19. Farm Foolery
    Sugar Foot
  21. 20. Memory Game
    Woody Woodpecker
  22. 21. The Case of the Wishing Well
    Winnie
  23. 22. Dot-to-Dot
    Oswald
  24. 23. Skywriter
    Space Mouse
  25. 24. It's Magic!
    Walt Disney Comics Digest
  26. 25. Kids!!! Know What One Pencil Can Do?
    Pencil Puzzle Fun
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