(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)

Editing
Related Scans
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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