(May 1963)

Western, 1962 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
On-sale Date
1963-02-28
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
K. K. Publications, Inc.
Brand
Gold Key
Editing
Marquis M. Morse

Issue Notes

Cover code: 10058-305. Title on cover and in indicia: Tom and Jerry Funhouse. Statement of Ownership lists Marquis M. Morse (editor); Marquis M. Morse (Managing Editor); Howard L. Anderson (Business Manager). On-sale date from 1963 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.

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Tom and Jerry / cover / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Tom; Jerry; Tuffy; Spike; Tyke; Droopy Dog
Synopsis
Spike, Tyke, and Droopy are noisemaking, keeping Tom, Jerry, and Tuffy awake.
Keywords
cat; dog; mouse

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Tom and Jerry / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Tuffy! Come and help make our bed!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Jerry; Tuffy
Synopsis
Jerry and Tuffy make their bed by using the key to roll back a sardine can cover.
Keywords
mouse

Indexer Notes

On the inside front cover.

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Tom and Jerry / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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And so, Tuffy, little Jack chopped down the beanstalk, and the giant crashed to the ground!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Tom; Jerry; Tuffy
Synopsis
Inspired by a bedtime story, Tuffy plants a "magic" bean. Tom fakes a beanstalk and disguises himself as a giant, to show the mice that the little guy doesn't always win. Jerry catches on and exposes Tom.
Keywords
cat; Jack and the Beanstalk; mouse

Indexer Notes

Code on first page is Tom & Jerry Funhouse #215-682.

The Bunny Wasn't Funny (Table of Contents: 3)

Spike and Tyke / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Spike; Tyke; Bunko Bunny
Synopsis
Tyke considers watchdogging a lazy life, and wants to become a hunter. Spike sics him onto Bunko Bunny, knowing Bunko is wily, experienced, and uncatchable. Bunko's nephew Hoppo moves in, and both dogs must be watchdogs full time to protect the garden.
Keywords
dog; greyhound; rabbit

[Swimming in Alphabet Soup] (Table of Contents: 4)

Tom and Jerry / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Tom; Jerry; Tuffy
Synopsis
Jerry and Tuffy dive into Tom's alphabet soup, and get entangled in the letters.
Keywords
cat; mime strip; mouse

Indexer Notes

Mime strip

Tit for Tat (Table of Contents: 5)

Little Quacker / text story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Little Quacker; turtle; human boy
Synopsis
When a human boy starts spearfishing in the pond, Little Quacker organizes other woodland creatures to float debris downstream and discourage the boy.
Keywords
duck; spearfishing

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Droopy Dog / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
How to Dive
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Droopy Dog
Synopsis
Droopy reads up on diving, tries it with bad results, and gets a book on how to knit.
Keywords
diving; dog; knitting; mime strip

Indexer Notes

Mime strip

A Lark in the Park (Table of Contents: 7)

Droopy Dog / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Droopy Dog; crow
Synopsis
Frustrated at being barred from the park (where he plans to beg food from picnickers), Droopy bites a scarecrow. A delighted crow tries to reward Droopy, only causing trouble. Droopy shows him that the scarecrow isn't real. Using the scarecrow to disguise themselves as a bum and his leashed dog, Droopy and the crow get plenty of treats.
Keywords
crow; dog; picnic; scarecrow

The Robbed Robin (Table of Contents: 8)

Tom and Jerry / comic story / 6.5 pages (report information)

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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Tom; Jerry; Tuffy; Mrs Stork
Synopsis
Jerry and Tuffy investigate thefts of eggs from birds' nests. To keep them busy and his house mouseless, Tom fakes up clues. The thief turns out to be the maternal Mrs Stork. The mice make Tom help locate the right mothers and return the chicks.
Keywords
cat; mouse; stork

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statement of ownership / 0.5 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Statement Required by the Act of August 24, 1912
Synopsis
Statement of Ownership, Management, and Circulation

Indexer Notes

Sworn and subscribed September 27, 1962. Average distribution to paid subscribers over previous 12 months, 3951.

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Uncle Scrooge / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Tom and Jerry Pin-Up No. 3 (Table of Contents: 11)

Droopy Dog / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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Characters
Droopy Dog playing a trumpet
Keywords
dog; music

Indexer Notes

Blow-up from front cover

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Tom and Jerry
  2. 1. ["Tuffy! Come and help make our bed!"]
    Tom and Jerry
  3. 2. ["And so, Tuffy, little Jack chopped down the beanstalk, and the giant crashed to the ground!"]
    Tom and Jerry
  4. 3. The Bunny Wasn't Funny
    Spike and Tyke
  5. 4. [Swimming in Alphabet Soup]
    Tom and Jerry
  6. 5. Tit for Tat
    Little Quacker
  7. 6. ["How to Dive"]
    Droopy Dog
  8. 7. A Lark in the Park
    Droopy Dog
  9. 8. The Robbed Robin
    Tom and Jerry
  10. 9. ["Statement Required by the Act of August 24, 1912"]
  11. 10. ["There's only one Uncle Scrooge"]
    Uncle Scrooge
  12. 11. Tom and Jerry Pin-Up No. 3
    Droopy Dog
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