(January 1963)

Western, 1962 Series
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Volume:
23
Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
K. K. Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Gold Key
Editing:
Alice Nielson Cobb (managing editor); Chase Craig (story editor); Del Connell (story editor); Tom McKimson (art director)
Color:
Color cover; color interior
Dimensions:
Standard Silver & Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Cover code: 10011-301


Christmas Cheers; Big Seal Deal; Survival Kit Crisis (Table of Contents)

Gyro Gearloose; Mickey Mouse; Donald Duck / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Tony Strobl
Inks:
?
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie; Uncle Scrooge; Mickey Mouse; Goofy; Gyro Gearloose; Brer Bear
Reprints:

[Help is on the Way] (Table of Contents: 1)

Donald and Daisy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Bradbury
Inks:
Jack Bradbury
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Daisy Duck
Synopsis:
While in the countryside, Donald's car battery goes dead from playing the radio and Daisy figures a way to get them a push with the assistance from a nearby bull.
Keywords:
bull; car; push

Indexer Notes

Dialogue first line: "Spending the day in the country was sure a good idea!"

Christmas Cheers (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie; Uncle Scrooge
Synopsis:
Everyone in Duckburg wants something for Christmas, even Uncle Scrooge. Huey, Dewey and Louie blackmail Uncle Scrooge into buying them and Donald Duck the Christmas presents that they desire. Huey, Dewey and Louie want a chemistry science set, while Donald wants a dump truck.
Reprints:

Survival Kit Crisis (Table of Contents: 3)

Gyro Gearloose / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Christensen
Pencils:
Tony Strobl
Inks:
?
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Gyro Gearloose; Huey; Dewey; Louie; Brer Bear; Brer Fox
Synopsis:
Gyro invents a compact survival kitchen kit.
Reprints:

Mud Puddle Muddle (Table of Contents: 4)

Ludwig Von Drake / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Christensen
Pencils:
Paul Murry
Inks:
Paul Murry
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
Paul Murry

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Ludwig Von Drake
Synopsis:
Ludwig gets his car stuck in a large mud hole.
Reprints:

Minnie's Wish (Table of Contents: 5)

Minnie Mouse / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tony Strobl
Inks:
?
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Minnie Mouse; Mickey Mouse; Brer Bear; Brer Fox
Synopsis:
Minnie wishes she had a big bearskin rug to put in front of the fireplace.
Reprints:

The Tin Can Trophy (Table of Contents: 6)

Li'l Bad Wolf / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Bradbury
Inks:
Jack Bradbury
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Li'l Bad Wolf; Big Bad Wolf; Foulfellows
Synopsis:
Big Bad Wolf tries to win trophy for being bad.
Reprints:

The Big Seal Deal (Table of Contents: 7)

Mickey Mouse / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Christensen
Pencils:
Jack Bradbury
Inks:
Jack Bradbury
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Mickey Mouse; Goofy; Black Pete [Peg-leg Pete]
Synopsis:
Goofy is trying to decide what to paint to win the job of painting the murals for the new post office. Black Pete dresses as a walrus to lure seals to capture them.
Reprints:

[Incomplete Road Sign] (Table of Contents: 8)

Goofy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tony Strobl
Inks:
?
Colors:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Goofy
Synopsis:
After crashing into a tree while avoiding falling rocks, Goofy paints an additional warning on a falling rocks road sign.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Dialogue: "Watch out for rocks... and trees."

Walt Disney Comics Pin-up No. 5 (Table of Contents: 9)

Donald Duck / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Tony Strobl
Inks:
?
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)

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

Indexer Notes

Enlarged image from the "Christmas Cheers" portion of the front cover.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Christmas Cheers; Big Seal Deal; Survival Kit Crisis
    Gyro Gearloose; Mickey Mouse; Donald Duck
  2. 1. [Help is on the Way]
    Donald and Daisy
  3. 2. Christmas Cheers
    Donald Duck
  4. 3. Survival Kit Crisis
    Gyro Gearloose
  5. 4. Mud Puddle Muddle
    Ludwig Von Drake
  6. 5. Minnie's Wish
    Minnie Mouse
  7. 6. The Tin Can Trophy
    Li'l Bad Wolf
  8. 7. The Big Seal Deal
    Mickey Mouse
  9. 8. [Incomplete Road Sign]
    Goofy
  10. 9. Walt Disney Comics Pin-up No. 5
    Donald Duck
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