(June 1966)

Western, 1962 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1966-04-21
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
K. K. Publications, Inc.
Brand
Gold Key
Editing
Chase Craig; Del Connell

Issue Notes

Cover code: 10058-606. On-sale date from 1966 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.

[Private Entrance] (Table of Contents)

Tom and Jerry [MGM Cartoon Cat and Mouse] / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Harvey Eisenberg
Inks
?
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
typeset

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Tom; Jerry; Tuffy
Synopsis
Tom has locked the main door, but Jerry and Tuffy come sauntering through their own mouse-sized door-within-a-door.
Reprints
Keywords
door; ingenuity; lock; size differential

[Magic Flutes] (Table of Contents: 1)

Droopy [MGM Cartoon Dog] / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harvey Eisenberg
Inks
Harvey Eisenberg
Letters
Harvey Eisenberg

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Droopy; swami
Synopsis
Droopy buys a magic flute to charm a bone with music.
Reprints
Keywords
bone; flute; rope trick; swami

Indexer Notes

Pantomime. Black and white on inside front cover.

[Homemade Houseboat] (Table of Contents: 2)

Tom and Jerry [MGM Cartoon Cat and Mouse] / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harvey Eisenberg
Inks
Harvey Eisenberg
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sizzling wiener! I'll go to Florida and build a home!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Tom; Jerry; Tuffy
Synopsis
Tom hastily converts his house into a houseboat, intending to drift downriver to Florida. Jerry and Tuffy bedevil him all along the way.
Reprints
Keywords
alligator; fish; houseboat; ship-in-a-bottle; superstition; turtle

Indexer Notes

"Reprinted by popular demand"

Away for a Day (Table of Contents: 3)

Professor Putter / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Fallberg
Pencils
Jack Bradbury
Inks
Steve Steere
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, dear! This is one of those days!
Genre
humor
Characters
Professor Putter; Herman (big dumb robot); prospector, two claim jumpers
Synopsis
Frazzled by the noise in his lab, Professor Putter seeks the peace and quiet of the hills, only to be driven back home by the louder sounds of dynamite, chemical explosions, and gunfire.
Keywords
bandits; gold; inventor; no-place-like-home; noise; peace and quiet; prospector; robot

Indexer Notes

New story. No Western Publishing copyright on this story to differentiate its characters from MGM characters. Bradbury and Steere credits from Alberto Becattini (2020).

Where's Charlie? (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Phil De Lara
Inks
?
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
typeset

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Little Quacker; Charlie Coyote
Synopsis
When Charlie Coyote stops chasing Little Quacker to take an extended beach vacation, the duck assumes the worst of motives and investigates.
Keywords
beach; suspicion

[Sticky Wickets] (Table of Contents: 5)

Droopy [MGM Cartoon Dog] / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harvey Eisenberg
Inks
Harvey Eisenberg
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
Harvey Eisenberg

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Droopy; angry croquet player
Synopsis
Having disrupted a game of croquet, Droopy is pressed into service as a pair of wickets.
Reprints
Keywords
alternative uses; croquet

Indexer Notes

Pantomime

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

General Mills Cheerios; Rocky and Bullwinkle / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Are Cheerios your favorite cereal, Bullwinkle?
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Rocky; Bullwinkle
Synopsis
One-man-marching-band Bullwinkle eats Cheerios for “muscle-makin’ protein” and one-man-marches himself right down a manhole.
Keywords
cereal ad

Indexer Notes

One of a series of Cheerios ads featuring Rocky and Bullwinkle.

[Mouse Hole in One] (Table of Contents: 7)

Jerry and Tuffy [MGM Cartoon Mice] / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lynn Karp
Inks
?
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jerry, I wish we didn’t have to walk so far home!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Jerry; Tuffy; golfers
Synopsis
Weary of walking, homeward-bound Tuffy takes a shortcut across a golf course and beats Jerry home in an unexpected way.
Reprints
Keywords
golf; mice; shortcut

[Beware the Petnapper!] (Table of Contents: 8)

Tom and Jerry [MGM Cartoon Cat and Mouse] / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harvey Eisenberg
Inks
Harvey Eisenberg
Colors
?
Letters
Harvey Eisenberg

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gosh, Jerry, we'd better stick close to home with that petnapper around!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Tom; Jerry; Tuffy, The Petnapper, cop
Synopsis
The Petnapper, stalks the town, prompting paranoia in Jerry and Tuffy. Tom scoffs until he is pet-napped, with Jerry and Tuffy along for the ride.
Reprints
Keywords
captivity; escape; fright; kidnapping; phantom

Indexer Notes

"Reprinted by popular demand"

[Banana Boat] (Table of Contents: 9)

Jerry and Tuffy [MGM Cartoon Mice] / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ken Champin
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jerry, I'm hungry! Lets eat lunch!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Jerry; Tuffy
Synopsis
Jerry and Tuffy picnic across a river. Too full to walk back, Tuffy uses the banana skin as a boat.
Reprints
Keywords
alternative uses; banana; picnic; river

[Making His Own Swing] (Table of Contents: 10)

Droopy [MGM Cartoon Dog] / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harvey Eisenberg
Inks
Harvey Eisenberg
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
Harvey Eisenberg

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Droopy; two angry kids
Synopsis
Chased from a park swing, Droopy improvises one of his own.
Reprints
Keywords
alternative uses; longjohns; swing

Indexer Notes

Pantomime

[Ball Catcher] (Table of Contents: 11)

Droopy [MGM Cartoon Dog] / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harvey Eisenberg
Inks
Harvey Eisenberg

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Droopy
Synopsis
Sometimes catching the ball ruins the game.
Reprints
Keywords
baseball

Indexer Notes

Black and white on inside back cover.

3 Complete Fishing Outfits (Table of Contents: 12)

Niresk Discount Sales / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Keywords
fishing; mail order marketing

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Color ad for three complete fishing outfits for $12.95 from Niresk Discount Sales, Chicago, Ill.

Fishing equipment offered via mail order (1966 models).

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Private Entrance]
    Tom and Jerry [MGM Cartoon Cat and Mouse]
  2. 1. [Magic Flutes]
    Droopy [MGM Cartoon Dog]
  3. 2. [Homemade Houseboat]
    Tom and Jerry [MGM Cartoon Cat and Mouse]
  4. 3. Away for a Day
    Professor Putter
  5. 4. Where's Charlie?
    Little Quacker
  6. 5. [Sticky Wickets]
    Droopy [MGM Cartoon Dog]
  7. 6. ["Are Cheerios your favorite cereal, Bullwinkle?"]
    General Mills Cheerios; Rocky and Bullwinkle
  8. 7. [Mouse Hole in One]
    Jerry and Tuffy [MGM Cartoon Mice]
  9. 8. [Beware the Petnapper!]
    Tom and Jerry [MGM Cartoon Cat and Mouse]
  10. 9. [Banana Boat]
    Jerry and Tuffy [MGM Cartoon Mice]
  11. 10. [Making His Own Swing]
    Droopy [MGM Cartoon Dog]
  12. 11. [Ball Catcher]
    Droopy [MGM Cartoon Dog]
  13. 12. 3 Complete Fishing Outfits
    Niresk Discount Sales
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