(November 1966)

Western, 1962 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1966-09-29
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: 10037-611. On-sale date from 1967 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.

The Hidden Frontier (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Tony Strobl
Inks
Larry Mayer ?
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
typeset

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie
Synopsis
Donald's covered wagon is attacked.
Reprints

[High Board Diver] (Table of Contents: 1)

Donald Duck / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tony Strobl
Inks
Steve Steere

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Gladstone Gander; Daisy Duck; Goofy
Synopsis
Donald wants to show off to Daisy but trips over Goofy's feet.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

in black and white on inside front cover; pantomime

The Hidden Frontier (Table of Contents: 2)

Donald Duck / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Vic Lockman
Pencils
Tony Strobl
Inks
Steve Steere
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
Rome Siemen

Job Number
DONALD D. #110-669
First Line of Dialogue or Text
You silly duck! Why did you ever climb up here in the first place?
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie; Uncle Scrooge; Grandma Duck; Gyro Gearloose; rescue squad pilots; Chuck Chick (celebrity on billboard); Lucky Duck (Atlantic crossing sailor, pictured in newspaper); reporters; Native American denizens of a volcanic crater; various west coast citizens
Synopsis
To achieve instant fame, Donald plans to cross the country in a covered wagon. His plans are altered by various factors along the way.
Reprints
Keywords
covered wagon; fame; flying; Native Americans; series of mishaps; twister; volcano

Indexer Notes

Contrary to both previous and later stories by a variety of creators, Duckburg is not on the west coast of the United States in this story – as the Ducks' long trip ends up at the Pacific coast, drawn complete with palm trees.

Turnabout Trick (Table of Contents: 3)

Big Bad Wolf / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tony Strobl
Inks
Larry Mayer ?
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
typeset

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Big Bad Wolf; Li'l Bad Wolf; Three Little Pigs [Practical Pig]
Synopsis
Zeke Wolf claims to be a jump rope champion to get close enough to snare the pigs.
Keywords
jump rope

[Never a Cop When You Need One!] (Table of Contents: 4)

Donald Duck / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bob Karp
Pencils
Al Taliaferro
Inks
Al Taliaferro
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
Al Taliaferro
Editing
Frank Reilly

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, oh! Hope I didn't forget my house key!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; stick-up man; numerous police
Synopsis
Donald finds plenty of police – after he needs them.
Reprints
Keywords
auto theft; parking ticket; police; stick-up

[The No-Flight Kite] (Table of Contents: 5)

Donald Duck / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bob Karp
Pencils
Al Taliaferro
Inks
Al Taliaferro
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
Al Taliaferro
Editing
Frank Reilly

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I... (puff)... can't get... (pant)... this kite up!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie
Synopsis
After failed attempts and mishaps, Donald finally gets the boys’ kite to fly in an unconventional way.
Reprints
Keywords
kite

Sounding Off (Table of Contents: 6)

Goofy / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Vic Lockman
Pencils
Tony Strobl
Inks
Steve Steere
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
Rome Siemen

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Thuh bad wolf chased Red Ridin’ Good through thuh woods, yowlin’ at her… OWOOOOOO!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Goofy; Gilbert; police; disturbed neighbors; radio program director; radio drama narrator
Synopsis
Goofy’s talent for creating sound-effects leads to a job at a radio station.
Reprints
Keywords
radio; sound-effects

The Bad Luck Charm (Table of Contents: 7)

Donald Duck / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Vic Lockman
Pencils
Tony Strobl
Inks
Steve Steere
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
Rome Siemen

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wak! I’ve lost my five-dollar bill!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Beagle Boys [176-001; 176-002; 176-003]; Gladstone Gander; Gyro Gearloose; Huey, Dewey and Louie; motor scooter riding duck; fire fighters
Synopsis
Donald rids himself of a bad-luck charm by giving it to the Beagle Boys.
Reprints
Keywords
bad luck; good luck

[Ticked-Off] (Table of Contents: 8)

Donald Duck / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bob Karp
Pencils
Al Taliaferro
Inks
Al Taliaferro
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
Al Taliaferro
Editing
Frank Reilly

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Room 922, Mr. Duck... front, boy!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; hotel desk clerk; bellboy
Synopsis
At a hotel, the ticking of a clock keeps Donald awake – but which clock?
Reprints
Keywords
clock; hotel; sleep problems; ticking

Here Is a Treasure Chest of Fun (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Honor House / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Polaris Nuclear Sub (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Honor House / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Make Money Get Prizes (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

American Specialty Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Hidden Frontier
    Donald Duck
  2. 1. [High Board Diver]
    Donald Duck
  3. 2. The Hidden Frontier
    Donald Duck
  4. 3. Turnabout Trick
    Big Bad Wolf
  5. 4. [Never a Cop When You Need One!]
    Donald Duck
  6. 5. [The No-Flight Kite]
    Donald Duck
  7. 6. Sounding Off
    Goofy
  8. 7. The Bad Luck Charm
    Donald Duck
  9. 8. [Ticked-Off]
    Donald Duck
  10. 9. Here Is a Treasure Chest of Fun
    Honor House
  11. 10. Polaris Nuclear Sub
    Honor House
  12. 11. Make Money Get Prizes
    American Specialty Company
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