(December 1962)

Western, 1962 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
84
Indicia Frequency
Quarterly
On-sale date
1962-09
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
K. K. Publications, Inc.
Brand
Gold Key
Editing
Chase Craig (managing editor); Del Connell (story editor); Tom McKimson (art director)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Silver Age, then Modern Age US
Paper Stock
newsprint
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Cover code: 30002-212


Gem of an Island; The Egg Planet Plot (Table of Contents)

Woody Woodpecker; Space Mouse / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Carey
Inks
Steve Steere ?
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Woody Woodpecker; Knothead; Splinter; Hannibal; Space Mouse

Indexer Notes

Title reads Woody Woodpecker Adventure Comics

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

Woody Woodpecker / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Carey
Inks
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Buzz, look! A box is drifting this way!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Woody Woodpecker; Buzz Buzzard
Synopsis
A box washes up on the tropical island on which Woody and Buzz are stranded.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Woody Woodpecker / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Weaver
Inks
John Liggera ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
W.W (ADV. COMICS) #74-629
First Line of Dialogue or Text
In far off Afhgandia...
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Woody Woodpecker; Knothead; Splinter; Rajah Sandu; Ali Baba; Baba Ali
Synopsis
While visiting their old friend Rajah Sandu in Afhgandia, Woody and the kids become interested in large, buoyant, indestructible bubbles being produced by reclusive inventor Ali Baba. But when they invite Ali Baba to come to America to show his invention at the Space Research Center, his rascally twin brother Baba Ali takes his place.
Reprints

The High Trail to Treasure (Table of Contents: 3)

Andy Panda and Charlie Chicken / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Pete Alvarado
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
WOODY W. #74-629(17)
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Andy Panda; Charlie Chicken; Professor Boneseek; Fido
Synopsis
A professor hires Andy and Charlie as drivers for his expedition to the top of Mount Bulgey to look for tyrosaurus bones.
Reprints

The Breath of Life (Table of Contents: 4)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Russ Manning
Inks
Russ Manning
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
How to perform mouth-to-mouth resuscitation.

Indexer Notes

Copyright 1962 Western Publishing Company, Inc.

Arctic Adventure (Table of Contents: 5)

Woody and Oswald / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Kay Wright
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
W.W.(A.D.V.COMICS)629-(32
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Woody Woodpecker; Knothead; Splinter; Oswald the Rabbit; Floyd; Lloyd
Synopsis
Oswald finds his great-great-grandfather's map to an untapped Arctic oil field, and asks Woody, Knothead, and Splinter to accompany him and Floyd and Lloyd on a hunt for the oil.
Reprints

Sugar Cake Success (Table of Contents: 6)

Windy and Breezy / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Weaver
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Windy; Breezy
Synopsis
Breezy wants to get a cake from the bakery, but Windy says he can bake a better one.

The Canyon Capture (Table of Contents: 7)

Inspector Willoughby / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Paul Murry
Inks
Paul Murry
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Inspector Willoughby; Running Bull; Chief Friendly Fox; Zingo Kid; Buttonnose Billy
Synopsis
Outlaws are trying to turn Chief Friendly Fox against Inspector Willoughby in hopes of making it easier to rob Fells-Bargo stagecoaches.
Reprints

Surprise Prize (Table of Contents: 8)

Homer Pigeon / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Vivie Risto
Inks
Vivie Risto
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Homer Pigeon; Carrie Pigeon; Sally Sparrow; Ruby Robin; Phoebe Finch
Synopsis
Homer helps Carrie sell her raffle tickets for the Birdland Ladies' Club bazaar.

Camp Counselor (Table of Contents: 9)

Woody and Winnie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Kay Wright
Inks
Steve Steere
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
WOODY W.#74-629-(49)
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Woody Woodpecker; Winnie
Synopsis
Winnie has a summer job as a secretary at Camp Wah-Wah-Hoo, and she gets Woody a two-week job as a fill-in counselor.
Reprints

A Cool Deal (Table of Contents: 10)

Chilly Willy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Vivie Risto
Inks
John Liggera ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Chilly Willy; Wendell Walrus; Peter Pemmingway; Bully Bear; Otter
Synopsis
Real estate agent Chilly is given the job of selling an igloo to famous writer Peter Pemmingway, but Bully Bear and his sidekick Otter are out to stop the sale.

The Egg Planet Plot (Table of Contents: 11)

Space Mouse / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Carey
Inks
John Carey
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Space Mouse; King Size; Oopoo; Kooky; King Kolo; Zaba; Zilk; Eegee
Synopsis
Space Mouse and King Size visit a planet newly discovered by the Rodentia Observatory. The natives are egg-shaped and all look exactly alike except for their hats, which causes serious problems.

Gem of an Island (Table of Contents: 12)

Woody Woodpecker / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Weaver
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
W.W. #74-629 (65)
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Woody Woodpecker; Knothead; Splinter; Hannibal the Elephant; Flug
Synopsis
Woody is sent by the Flitsom Flotsam Circus to the Malay Archipelago to bring back the elephant they have purchased, but while there he, the kids, and the elephant get involved with jewel thieves.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Woody Woodpecker / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Carey
Inks
Tony DiPaola ?
Letters
Tony DiPaola ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Water!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Woody Woodpecker
Synopsis
Lost in the desert, Woody seeks water but finds oil instead.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Woody Woodpecker Pin-Up No. 2 (Table of Contents: 14)

Woody Woodpecker; Space Mouse / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Carey
Inks
Steve Steere ?
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Woody Woodpecker; Knothead; Splinter; Hannibal; Space Mouse

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Same illustration as front cover, without logo and story titles.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Gem of an Island; The Egg Planet Plot
    Woody Woodpecker; Space Mouse
  2. 1. ["Buzz, look! A box is drifting this way!"]
    Woody Woodpecker
  3. 2. ["In far off Afhgandia..."]
    Woody Woodpecker
  4. 3. The High Trail to Treasure
    Andy Panda and Charlie Chicken
  5. 4. The Breath of Life
  6. 5. Arctic Adventure
    Woody and Oswald
  7. 6. Sugar Cake Success
    Windy and Breezy
  8. 7. The Canyon Capture
    Inspector Willoughby
  9. 8. Surprise Prize
    Homer Pigeon
  10. 9. Camp Counselor
    Woody and Winnie
  11. 10. A Cool Deal
    Chilly Willy
  12. 11. The Egg Planet Plot
    Space Mouse
  13. 12. Gem of an Island
    Woody Woodpecker
  14. 13. ["Water!"]
    Woody Woodpecker
  15. 14. Woody Woodpecker Pin-Up No. 2
    Woody Woodpecker; Space Mouse
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