(March 1965)

Western, 1963 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1965-01-07
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
K. K. Publications, Inc.
Brand
Gold Key
Editing
Marquis M. Morse (editor and managing editor); Chase Craig and/or Del Connell (story editor); Tom McKimson (art director)

Issue Notes

Cover code: 10038-503. Published in cooperation with Golden Press, Inc. Copyright 1965 by Walt Disney Productions. Editor and Managing Editor from Statement of Ownership. Previously indexed as Alice Nielson Cobb (managing editor). On-sale date from 1965 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.

Mystery of the Ghost Town Railroad (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; Louie; Uncle Scrooge
Synopsis
Uncle Scrooge, Donald and his nephews are running from ghosts.
Reprints

[Ghost Talk Spooken Here] (Table of Contents: 1)

Uncle Scrooge / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Carl Barks
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Letters
typeset

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge; Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie
Synopsis
An apparent ghost bellhop surprises the ducks in a teaser to the story.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

inside front cover

Mystery of the Ghost Town Railroad (Table of Contents: 2)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
U. S. #56-651
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie; Uncle Scrooge; Katie Mallard; Ducky Bird; Cyanide Charlie; Hardrock Joe; Copperhead McViper; Lackheed Rocket Company officials
Synopsis
Lackheed is out to buy an old mining railroad Scrooge has shares in, so he goes to a ghost town to find the stock certificate. But an old nemesis is stealing everyone's shares, until Scrooge and some locals stop him.
Reprints

[Torture] (Table of Contents: 3)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bob Karp
Pencils
Al Taliaferro
Inks
Al Taliaferro
Colors
?; Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
Al Taliaferro

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge; Louie; Donald Duck; Adonis Barber Shop crew
Synopsis
Uncle Scrooge has a full barber and massage crew come up to his office just to kill time, and Louie believes they're torturing Uncle Scrooge.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Louie wears blue in this story.

Goofy's Swinging Idea (Table of Contents: 4)

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; Minnie Mouse; Goofy
Synopsis
Goofy's house is cold but when he discovers it's warmer near the ceiling, he hangs a swing up there and sits in it. The idea then catches on as a fad in the neighborhood.

Indexer Notes

1 illustration

[Statue Gift] (Table of Contents: 5)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bob Karp
Pencils
Al Taliaferro
Inks
Al Taliaferro
Colors
?; Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
Al Taliaferro

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge; Donald Duck; Marvis; Jarvis; mayor
Synopsis
Uncle donates a statue to the city...of himself.
Reprints

Bubble Trouble (Table of Contents: 6)

Gyro Gearloose / comic story / 3.5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Gyro Gearloose; Mrs. Moochy; Ruffie Rooster; Ernie Egret
Synopsis
Gyro creates a bubble with a summer environment in winter, and everyone in the neighborhood shows up to use it, driving Gyro to leave.
Reprints

Statement of Ownership (Table of Contents: 7)

statement of ownership / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
H. L. Anderson
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

For September 28, 1964. Lists paid circulation average of 333,558, with 318,000 for previous issue.

[The Country Place] (Table of Contents: 8)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bob Karp
Pencils
Al Taliaferro
Inks
Al Taliaferro
Colors
?; Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
Al Taliaferro

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge; Donald Duck
Synopsis
Scrooge shows Donald around a new castle that appears to be very expensive, until Donald sees the towels came from various hotels.
Reprints

Nationally Famous Prizes At No Cost To You! (Table of Contents: 9)

Junior Sales Club of America / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset
Editing
?

Synopsis
Ad for card sales club.

Indexer Notes

inside back cover

Make Money Get Prizes (Table of Contents: 10)

American Seed Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset
Editing
?

Characters
Jeol Ballenger; Mary Zimmerman; William Hanlin
Synopsis
Ad for seed packet sales with testimonials from 3 children.

Indexer Notes

back cover

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Mystery of the Ghost Town Railroad
    Uncle Scrooge
  2. 1. [Ghost Talk Spooken Here]
    Uncle Scrooge
  3. 2. Mystery of the Ghost Town Railroad
    Uncle Scrooge
  4. 3. [Torture]
    Uncle Scrooge
  5. 4. Goofy's Swinging Idea
    Mickey Mouse
  6. 5. [Statue Gift]
    Uncle Scrooge
  7. 6. Bubble Trouble
    Gyro Gearloose
  8. 7. Statement of Ownership
  9. 8. [The Country Place]
    Uncle Scrooge
  10. 9. Nationally Famous Prizes At No Cost To You!
    Junior Sales Club of America
  11. 10. Make Money Get Prizes
    American Seed Co.
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