Beep Beep the Road Runner #80 [Gold Key]
(June 1979)

Western, 1966 Series
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Price
0.40 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1979-04
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Western Publishing Company, Inc.
Brand
Gold Key
Barcode
0335009018906
Editing
Del Connell

[Log Rolling] (Table of Contents)

Beep Beep the Road Runner / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Manning
Inks
?
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Beep Beep the Road Runner; Wile E. Coyote
Synopsis
The chase continues, on rolling river logs.
Keywords
log rolling; one-character-desiring-another-as-a-meal; river

Early Risers (Table of Contents: 1)

Beep Beep the Road Runner / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Manning
Inks
?
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
Larry Mayer

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The day's bright and early, and it's time to roll!
Feature Logo
Beep Beep the Road Runner [Dell / Western Logo 1]
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Beep Beep the Road Runner; Beep Beep's three sons; Wile E. Coyote; Thunderbird; human ranger
Synopsis
A hungry thunderbird captures the Beeps and Wile E.
Keywords
desert setting; one-character-desiring-another-as-a-meal; rainmaking; thunderbird (eagle)

Retreat and Return (Table of Contents: 2)

Beep Beep the Road Runner / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Manning
Inks
?
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop; ?
Letters
Larry Mayer

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What's the idea of blammin' on my door at this uncivilized hour?
Feature Logo
Beep Beep the Road Runner [Dell / Western Logo 1]
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Beep Beep the Road Runner; Beep Beep's three sons; Wile E. Coyote; Rickshaw Kangaroo (and her joey); Tasmanian Wolf; Tasmanian Devil
Synopsis
The Road Runners leave the desert for a safe, far-off island (presumably Tasmania, though never named as such in the story) where they find more predators than they bargained for.
Keywords
Australia; desert setting; kangaroo; Looney Tunes guest stars; one-character-desiring-another-as-a-meal; Tasmanian Devil; Tasmanian Wolf

Indexer Notes

The Road Runners and the Tasmanian Devil appear to recognize one another from previous encounters. The Tasmanian Wolf is an entirely new creature to the Beeps.

A Helping Hand (Table of Contents: 3)

Beep Beep the Road Runner / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Manning
Inks
?
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
Larry Mayer

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What are you doing, Wile E.?
Feature Logo
Beep Beep the Road Runner [Dell / Western Logo 1]
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Beep Beep the Road Runner; Beep Beep's three sons; Wile E. Coyote; Beaky Buzzard
Synopsis
Wile E. poses as Beaky’s cousin and has Beaky throw a family party, to which the Beeps are invited.
Keywords
desert setting; Looney Tunes guest stars; one-character-desiring-another-as-a-meal

Follow That Beat (Table of Contents: 4)

Beep Beep the Road Runner / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Manning
Inks
?
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
Larry Mayer

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, Papa dear, you're back from town!
Feature Logo
Beep Beep the Road Runner [Dell / Western Logo 1]
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Beep Beep the Road Runner; Beep Beep's three sons; Wile E. Coyote; grouchy bear, loud frog
Synopsis
Beep Beep gives his sons a trumpet, a flute, and a trombone. After hearing them play (badly), he sends them away. Wile E. follows the cacophonous sounds, hoping to nab the boys.
Keywords
desert setting; musical instruments; one-character-desiring-another-as-a-meal
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Log Rolling]
    Beep Beep the Road Runner
  2. 1. Early Risers
    Beep Beep the Road Runner
  3. 2. Retreat and Return
    Beep Beep the Road Runner
  4. 3. A Helping Hand
    Beep Beep the Road Runner
  5. 4. Follow That Beat
    Beep Beep the Road Runner
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Joe Torcivia
  • Jim Stangas
  • Jerry Hillegas (R.I.P.)