(July 1967)

Western, 1962 Series
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Volume
27
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1967-05-25
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
K. K. Publications, Inc.
Brand
Gold Key
Editing
Chase Craig (credited); Del Connell (credited)

Issue Notes

Cover code: 10011-707. On-sale date from 1967 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.

[Ponytail Girl] (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Donald Duck; Daisy Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie; pony
Synopsis
Daisy has made herself a pony tail from a pony's tail.
Reprints
Keywords
alternative uses; hairstyle; pony

FREE This Beautiful 28 Page Book in Full Color. (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Walt Disney's Comics and Stories / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Day the Museum Sank (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Bob Gregory
Pencils
Tony Strobl
Inks
John Liggera
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
Rome Siemen

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What’s with the museum, kids?
Feature Logo
Walt Disney Donald Duck
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie; father and son selling shells; harbor master
Synopsis
The Junior Woodchucks set up a Marine Museum to raise money to operate a floating classroom. Donald insists on helping because he has "nothing better to do!" The boys wish he hadn't.
Reprints
Keywords
boats; exaggerating one’s importance; know-it-all; marine studies; museum; series of mishaps; unwanted help

Lair of the Zoomby Part III (Table of Contents: 3)

Mickey Mouse / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Cecil Beard
Pencils
Paul Murry
Inks
Paul Murry
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
Rome Siemen

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Disguised in a cow costume, detectives Mickey and Goofy have discovered a secret valley.
Feature Logo
Walt Disney Mickey Mouse
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; detective-mystery; humor
Characters
Mickey Mouse; Goofy; Black Pete (rustler); Deadeye (rustler); unnamed rustler; sheriff; Professor Twitter; cattle; Zoomby Bird
Synopsis
Mickey and Goofy investigate a mystery of a giant black Zoomby bird that steals cattle.
Reprints
Keywords
cattle; giant bird; mystery; rustlers

Indexer Notes

Part 3 of 3. Story is interrupted between pages 4 and 5, for four pages of “Gold Key Comics Club” material that comprise the centerfold.

Gold Key Comics Club News (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Gold Key Comics Club / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Can You Create a Monster? (Table of Contents: 5)

Gold Key Comics Club / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Readers are invited to submit drawings of monsters for possible publication. Four reader-contributed drawings of monsters are printed.

What's Your Line? (Table of Contents: 6)

Gold Key Comics Club / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Readers are invited to submit gag captions for a series of provided single-panel cartoon illustrations. Two finished examples are provided.

The Joke's on You (Table of Contents: 7)

Gold Key Comics Club / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey, kids! What takes on weight but never loses its shape?
Characters
Gold Key Kid
Keywords
jokes; riddles

Indexer Notes

Jokes and riddles submitted by readers.

Tinker Bell Runs Away (Table of Contents: 8)

Tinker Bell / text story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Tinker Bell knelt beside a quiet pool and studied her reflection.
Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Tinker Bell; Peter Pan; Wendy; Wendy's cat
Synopsis
Feeling lonely and neglected, Tinker Bell runs away from Neverland.
Keywords
learning one’s lesson; runaway; there’s-no-place-like-home; wrong impression

The Yacht Plot (Table of Contents: 9)

The Beagle Boys; Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Vic Lockman
Pencils
Pete Alvarado
Inks
?
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
Rome Siemen

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Fooey to his Money Bin… It’s too well-guarded…
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Beagle Boys; Uncle Scrooge McDuck; Intellectual-176; yacht guard
Synopsis
If the Beagles can’t steal Scrooge’s money, why not steal his yacht?
Reprints
Keywords
psychoanalysis; stick-up; yacht

Readers Complete the Comic (Table of Contents: 10)

Gold Key Comics Club / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We knew you could do it!

Indexer Notes

Readers provide the third and final panel illustration to a three-panel cartoon. Six reader submissions are included.

Can You Complete the Comic? (Table of Contents: 11)

Gold Key Comics Club / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Our gag artist is in trouble again... HELP HIM!

Indexer Notes

Readers are invited to submit their completed versions of a third and final panel illustration to a three-panel cartoon. Three such cartoons are presented, sans third and final panel.

[Flavorless Worm] (Table of Contents: 12)

Scamp / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bill Berg
Pencils
Bob Grant
Inks
Manuel Gonzales
Letters
Manuel Gonzales
Editing
Frank Reilly

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hmm! Here’s a nice spot to relax!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Scamp; hungry bird; worm; fast bird
Synopsis
The fast bird gets the worm.
Reprints
  • from Scamp Sunday (King Features Syndicate) 1958.11.16
Keywords
birds; dog; speed; worm

New Members Now Being Accepted... (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

The Buyers Club of America / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Ponytail Girl]
    Donald Duck
  2. 1. FREE This Beautiful 28 Page Book in Full Color.
    Walt Disney's Comics and Stories
  3. 2. The Day the Museum Sank
    Donald Duck
  4. 3. Lair of the Zoomby Part III
    Mickey Mouse
  5. 4. Gold Key Comics Club News
    Gold Key Comics Club
  6. 5. Can You Create a Monster?
    Gold Key Comics Club
  7. 6. What's Your Line?
    Gold Key Comics Club
  8. 7. The Joke's on You
    Gold Key Comics Club
  9. 8. Tinker Bell Runs Away
    Tinker Bell
  10. 9. The Yacht Plot
    The Beagle Boys; Uncle Scrooge
  11. 10. Readers Complete the Comic
    Gold Key Comics Club
  12. 11. Can You Complete the Comic?
    Gold Key Comics Club
  13. 12. [Flavorless Worm]
    Scamp
  14. 13. New Members Now Being Accepted...
    The Buyers Club of America
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