(January 1967)

Western, 1962 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1966-11-23
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: 10037-701. Last issue of this title before "Gold Key Comics Club" feature and activity pages begin. On-sale date from 1966 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.

The Giant of Duckburg (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
typeset; logo

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie
Synopsis
Donald and the boys discover a giant footprint.
Reprints
Keywords
fear; footprint; giant

Treasure Chest of Fun (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Honor House Prod. Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Giant of Duckburg (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
D. DUCK #111-6611
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Donald and the boys are enjoying a nighttime beach picnic when suddenly…
Feature Logo
Donald Duck [Western Logo 2 Artist's Palate Background]
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie; various police; various citizens; reporter; newsboy; Uncle Scrooge; elders of the Duck clan; The Beagle Boys
Synopsis
A giant strikes in the dead of night, wreaking havoc with Duckburg.
Reprints
Keywords
fear; giant; panic; wreaking havoc

Bird in the Bush (Table of Contents: 3)

Li'l Bad Wolf / text story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
"Our gang is going to have a treasure hunt today, Pop," enthused Li'l Bad Wolf. "Won't that be fun?"
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Li'l Bad Wolf; Big Bad Wolf [Zeke Wolf]; Brer Bear; Farmer Brown
Synopsis
Big Bad Wolf and Brer Bear almost get away with swiping some chickens from Farmer Brown.
Reprints
Keywords
best-laid-plans; chickens; outsmarting one’s-self; stealing; suspicion; treasure hunt

[Of Corset Takes Efficiency!] (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
I am happy to report that the last plant you bought is now making money, sir!
Feature Logo
Donald Duck [Sunday Strip Reprint Logo 1]
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Donald Duck; Uncle Scrooge; Scrooge's accountant; Sam (Scrooge's doorman); McDuck factory gate attendant
Synopsis
Scrooge shows Donald how he turned a bankrupt corset factory profitable with sheer efficiency.
Reprints
  • from Donald Duck Sunday (King Features Syndicate) 1961.00.00
Keywords
corsets; efficiency; enterprise; factory; ingenuity

It's Mr. Kandy Man! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Transogram; Kandy Kitchen / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

A Fling at Flying (Table of Contents: 6)

Goofy [Disney Character] / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Vic Lockman
Pencils
Tony Strobl
Inks
George Carey ?
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
Rome Siemen

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Air traffic is really stacked-up over the Duckburg Municipal airport…
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Goofy; pilot; businessman; airport runway boss; airport mechanic; farmer
Synopsis
Goofy and his rickety plane wreak havoc at the airport and in the air.
Reprints
Keywords
airplane; airport; doing-something-their-own-way; inattentiveness; series of mishaps; wreaking havoc

Test Pilot Perils (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
Throttle closed... Switch on... Contact!
Feature Logo
Donald Duck [Western Logo 1]
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Donald Duck; Gyro Gearloose; island natives; island chief; Tari-Abit (Witch Doctor); Doctor Wakker
Synopsis
Testing an experimental vehicle, Donald and Gyro Gearloose crash on an unknown island. Donald is mistaken for a medical doctor who crashed on the island some time ago, and who is now being held prisoner by a tribal witch doctor jealous of the medical doctor's healing skills. As the village natives mistakenly hail Donald as the "return of the medical doctor", the witch doctor turns his wrath toward Donald.
Reprints
Keywords
island; jealousy; medical doctor; mistaken identity; sea or island setting; witch doctor

Indexer Notes

Starting next issue, Donald Duck backup stories would be cut down to seven pages, due to the addition of the Gold Key Comics Club.

Polaris Nuclear Sub (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Honor House Prod. Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

David McCallum Illya (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Man from U.N.C.L.E. Fan Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

200 pc. set World War II Soldiers only $1.98 (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Lucky Products, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Giant of Duckburg
    Donald Duck
  2. 1. Treasure Chest of Fun
    Honor House Prod. Co.
  3. 2. The Giant of Duckburg
    Donald Duck
  4. 3. Bird in the Bush
    Li'l Bad Wolf
  5. 4. [Of Corset Takes Efficiency!]
    Donald Duck
  6. 5. It's Mr. Kandy Man!
    Transogram; Kandy Kitchen
  7. 6. A Fling at Flying
    Goofy [Disney Character]
  8. 7. Test Pilot Perils
    Donald Duck
  9. 8. Polaris Nuclear Sub
    Honor House Prod. Co.
  10. 9. David McCallum Illya
    Man from U.N.C.L.E. Fan Club
  11. 10. 200 pc. set World War II Soldiers only $1.98
    Lucky Products, Inc.
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