(September 1964)

Western, 1963 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1964-07-16
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
K. K. Publications, Inc.
Brand
Gold Key
Editing
Alice Nielson Cobb (managing editor); Chase Craig and/or Del Connell (story editor); Tom McKimson (art director)

Issue Notes

Cover code: 10038-409. On-sale date from 1964 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.

The Great Wig Mystery (Table of Contents)

Uncle Scrooge / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
typeset

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie; Uncle Scrooge
Reprints
Keywords
wig

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on February 19, 1964.

The Great Wig Mystery (Table of Contents: 1)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Barks
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
Garé Barks

Job Number
U. S. #52-647
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge; Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie; Mr. Scalpnick (Barks' pig villain)
Synopsis
Scrooge crashes his plane on landing, while bringing home a load of wigs from Europe. A pig character named Scalpnick pretends to have been caught under the wigs and a jury, persuaded by Scalpnick's story that the crash gave him an allergy to wigs, awards him nine hundred times more money that there is in the world.
Reprints
Keywords
fraud; lawsuit; wigs

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on February 19, 1964. Synopsis from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" by Michael Barrier (M. Lilien, 1981).

Jouncy Jalopy (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Paul Murry
Inks
Paul Murry
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
typeset

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Mickey Mouse; Goofy; Morty and Ferdie

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

General Mills Lucky Charms; L.C. Leprechaun / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Portable Pier (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Vic Lockman
Pencils
Tony Strobl
Inks
John Liggera
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Gyro Gearloose; Daisy Duck
Reprints

Well Worth Digging For... (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

General Mills Trix; The Trix Rabbit / advertisement / 0.75 page (report information)

Everybody's Got a Whistle (Table of Contents: 6)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Vic Lockman
Pencils
Tony Strobl
Inks
Steve Steere
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge; Janitor Swan; Huey, Dewey and Louie (cameo); Donald Duck (cameo); Wanda Waddle (flashback)
Reprints

[Ski Jump] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

General Mills Cheerios; Rocky and Bullwinkle / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Great Wig Mystery
    Uncle Scrooge
  2. 1. The Great Wig Mystery
    Uncle Scrooge
  3. 2. Jouncy Jalopy
    Mickey Mouse
  4. 3. ["'Tis luck to catch a leprechaun!"]
    General Mills Lucky Charms; L.C. Leprechaun
  5. 4. The Portable Pier
    Gyro Gearloose
  6. 5. Well Worth Digging For...
    General Mills Trix; The Trix Rabbit
  7. 6. Everybody's Got a Whistle
    Uncle Scrooge
  8. 7. [Ski Jump]
    General Mills Cheerios; Rocky and Bullwinkle
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