(October 1964)

Western, 1963 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1964-08-13
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: 10038-410. On-sale date from 1964 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.

Interplanetary Postman (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
alien; post office

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on March 27, 1964.

Interplanetary Postman (Table of Contents: 1)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
U. S. #53-648
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie; Uncle Scrooge
Synopsis
Scrooge's complaints about the mails lead to his being named postmaster of Duckburg. He vows to deliver any letter any place, and to live up to his promise, he has to build a rocket to take a letter to Venus.
Reprints
Keywords
Mars; post office; space ship; Venus

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on March 27, 1964. Synopsis from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" by Michael Barrier (M. Lilien, 1981).

Real Cool (Table of Contents: 2)

Mickey Mouse / comic 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

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

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

The Homemade Robot (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Carl Fallberg
Pencils
Tony Strobl
Inks
John Liggera
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Gyro Gearloose
Reprints

Worth Rounding Up... (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

The Costly Cat (Table of Contents: 6)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Daisy Duck; Miss Quackfaster; Uncle Scrooge; James
Reprints

[The Whale] (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. Interplanetary Postman
    Uncle Scrooge
  2. 1. Interplanetary Postman
    Uncle Scrooge
  3. 2. Real Cool
    Mickey Mouse
  4. 3. ["'Tis luck to catch a leprechaun!"]
    General Mills Lucky Charms; L.C. Leprechaun
  5. 4. The Homemade Robot
    Gyro Gearloose
  6. 5. Worth Rounding Up...
    General Mills Trix; The Trix Rabbit
  7. 6. The Costly Cat
    Uncle Scrooge
  8. 7. [The Whale]
    General Mills Cheerios; Rocky and Bullwinkle
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