(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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