(April 1968)

Western, 1968 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Western Publishing Company, Inc.
Brand
Gold Key
Editing
?

Issue Notes

Cover code: 10217-804. This version has four pages of ads on the inside front cover, last interior page, inside back cover, and back cover.

[Baloo and Little Britches (Mowgli) - From The Jungle Book] (Table of Contents)

Baloo and Little Britches / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (photo) (movie still)
Inks
? (photo) (movie still)
Colors
? (photo) (movie still)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; jungle
Characters
Baloo; Mowgli [Little Britches]
Reprints
Keywords
bananas

Indexer Notes

Cover photo is a movie still.

Free Money from Quaker Life Cereal! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Quaker Life Cereal / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Jungle Trap (Table of Contents: 2)

Baloo and Little Britches / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Hubbard
Inks
Al Hubbard
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; jungle
Characters
Baloo; Little Britches [Mowgli]; Dawn Patrol (elephants); Junior; Colonel Hathi; Buzzie; Flaps; Shere Khan
Synopsis
Mowgli and the baby elephant Junior go exploring and get lost. Baloo and Hathi go searching for them and get caught in an elephant trap.
Reprints
Keywords
coconuts; elephant trap; mice; vultures

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Karl Wilcox, February 2008. The song "The Bare Necessities" is sung during the story.

The Kinkajou (Table of Contents: 3)

Keys of Knowledge / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ray Bailey
Inks
Ray Bailey
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; animal

Indexer Notes

Consists of panel art w/text.

Scale (Table of Contents: 4)

Picture Dictionary / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tom Gill
Inks
Tom Gill; ? (assistants)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Consists of panel art w/text.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Jest for Fun / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (illustration)
Inks
? (illustration)
Colors
? (illustration)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Riddle: What can a person always count on?
Genre
humor

Styracosaurus (Table of Contents: 6)

Dinosauria / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Rex Maxon
Inks
Rex Maxon
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; animal

Indexer Notes

Consists of panel art with text.

Guardian Angel (Table of Contents: 7)

Baloo and Little Britches / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Hubbard
Inks
Al Hubbard
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look, Baloo, there's a buzzing thing!
Genre
humor; jungle
Characters
Little Britches [Mowgli]; Baloo; Bagheera; Kaa; Old Mugger (crocodile)
Synopsis
Baloo and Mowgli keep getting into trouble, but Baloo manages to outwit Kaa when it counts.
Reprints
Keywords
bees; coconuts; crocodile; honey; hypnosis; snake

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Karl Wilcox, February 2008.

[Rally Tonight] (Table of Contents: 8)

Mini-Comics / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?

Genre
humor
Synopsis
The crowd throws vegetables at a speaker at a rally. He decides to open a vegetable stand.
Keywords
politics; speech; vegetables.

Indexer Notes

Pantomime story.

[Monkey Throws Coconut] (Table of Contents: 9)

Mini-Comics / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; jungle
Synopsis
A monkey throws a coconut from a tree at a gorilla standing on the ground.
Keywords
coconut; gorilla; monkey

Indexer Notes

Pantomime story.

Famous Name Prizes or Cash...from Olympic (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Olympic Sales Club, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Win $1,000.00 College Scholarship (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Junior Sales Club of America / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Make Money Get Prizes with Fast Selling American Seeds (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Baloo and Little Britches (Mowgli) - From The Jungle Book]
    Baloo and Little Britches
  2. 1. Free Money from Quaker Life Cereal!
    Quaker Life Cereal
  3. 2. The Jungle Trap
    Baloo and Little Britches
  4. 3. The Kinkajou
    Keys of Knowledge
  5. 4. Scale
    Picture Dictionary
  6. 5. ["Riddle: What can a person always count on?"]
    Jest for Fun
  7. 6. Styracosaurus
    Dinosauria
  8. 7. Guardian Angel
    Baloo and Little Britches
  9. 8. [Rally Tonight]
    Mini-Comics
  10. 9. [Monkey Throws Coconut]
    Mini-Comics
  11. 10. Famous Name Prizes or Cash...from Olympic
    Olympic Sales Club, Inc.
  12. 11. Win $1,000.00 College Scholarship
    Junior Sales Club of America
  13. 12. Make Money Get Prizes with Fast Selling American Seeds
    American Seed Co.
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