(February 1970)

Western, 1962 Series
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Price
0.15 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1969-12
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Western Publishing Company, Inc.
Brand
Gold Key
Editing
Chase Craig; Del Connell

Issue Notes

Cover code: 10058-002

[Mice on Ice] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Harvey Eisenberg
Inks
Harvey Eisenberg
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Tom; Jerry; Tuffy
Synopsis
Tuffy steers a hockey puck around goal-keeper Tom’s stick, and into the net.
Reprints
Keywords
hockey

How the Gang Caught Spiromania (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Kenner Spirograph / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Rain, Snow, and Hail] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Harvey Eisenberg
Inks
Harvey Eisenberg
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
Harvey Eisenberg (see notes)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In this kind of weather, all I do is swab the deck!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Tom; Jerry; Tuffy
Synopsis
Tom, Jerry and Tuffy conduct their ongoing pranks and battles amid different winter weather conditions.
Reprints
Keywords
changing weather; winter

Indexer Notes

"Reprinted by popular demand" Some lettering on page one looks slightly different (slanted) from Eisenberg’s norm.

[Breakfast Motivation] (Table of Contents: 3)

Jerry and Tuffy / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Uh-oh! Snowin' again!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Jerry; Tuffy
Synopsis
To get Tuffy to shovel snow, Jerry uses a hot breakfast as motivation, in a most unusual way.
Reprints
Keywords
breakfast; motivation; snow

Indexer Notes

"Reprinted by popular demand"

[Umbrella Boat] (Table of Contents: 4)

Jerry and Tuffy / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look, Jerry! Who's afraid of the Big Bad Fish!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Jerry; Tuffy
Synopsis
Jerry and Tuffy use an overturned clear-plastic umbrella as a glass-bottomed boat.
Reprints
Keywords
fish; umbrella

Indexer Notes

"Reprinted by popular demand"

Gold Key Comics Club News (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

Doodles (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Reader-submitted "doodles", made from various letters of the alphabet and numbers.

Inventions (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Reader-submitted wacky inventions.

Military Men - Your Credit Is Good! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Military Diamond Sales / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Pincushion Pal] (Table of Contents: 9)

Big Spike and Little Tyke / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey, Pop, it snowed last night!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Spike; Tyke; dogcatcher; Pork the Porcupine
Synopsis
Pork the Porcupine can’t make friends because of his prickly sharp quills – until he saves Spike and Tyke from a dogcatcher.
Reprints
Keywords
dogcatcher; dogs; porcupine; snow; snowball; snowman; winter

Indexer Notes

"Reprinted by popular demand"

Busy as a Beehive (Table of Contents: 10)

Bertie Bird / text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Bertie Bird; Mother Bird; Billie Bird; Buzzy Bee; Buzzy's family; Tabby Cat
Synopsis
Bertie and Billie Bird do a good deed for Buzzy Bee, and are repaid in kind.
Reprints
Keywords
bee; birds; cat

The Indoor Joggers (Table of Contents: 11)

Tom and Jerry / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Massimo Fecchi
Inks
?
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
…And it’s getting even colder, during this, our worst winter ever!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Tom; Jerry; Tuffy
Synopsis
Snowed in, Jerry and Tuffy put Tom’s new “hypnotically tape recorded teacher and tester” device to good use… on Tom.
Keywords
hypnosis; skis; snow; tape recorder; winter

Indexer Notes

New story.

[Figuring Eights] (Table of Contents: 12)

Gold Key Comics Club Mini-Comics / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
two competing skaters
Synopsis
Two competing skaters demonstrate increasingly difficult ways to make “figure eights”.
Keywords
ice skating

Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation (Table of Contents: 13)

statement of ownership / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Richard W. Eiger
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Keywords
government reporting; regulations

Indexer Notes

Statement of Ownership for September 30, 1969. Prepared by Richard W. Eiger. Reported total distribution: 260,752 (12 month average), 271,359 (nearest issue).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Golden Magazine / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Real One Is Here! (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Matchbox / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Challenge Dad to a Race in the Hot Wheels Grand Prix (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Hot Wheels / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Mice on Ice]
    Tom and Jerry
  2. 1. How the Gang Caught Spiromania
    Kenner Spirograph
  3. 2. [Rain, Snow, and Hail]
    Tom and Jerry
  4. 3. [Breakfast Motivation]
    Jerry and Tuffy
  5. 4. [Umbrella Boat]
    Jerry and Tuffy
  6. 5. Gold Key Comics Club News
    Gold Key Comics Club
  7. 6. Doodles
    Gold Key Comics Club
  8. 7. Inventions
    Gold Key Comics Club
  9. 8. Military Men - Your Credit Is Good!
    Military Diamond Sales
  10. 9. [Pincushion Pal]
    Big Spike and Little Tyke
  11. 10. Busy as a Beehive
    Bertie Bird
  12. 11. The Indoor Joggers
    Tom and Jerry
  13. 12. [Figuring Eights]
    Gold Key Comics Club Mini-Comics
  14. 13. Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation
  15. 14. ["Tell Mom and Dad About This Wonderful Gift Idea"]
    Golden Magazine
  16. 15. The Real One Is Here!
    Matchbox
  17. 16. Challenge Dad to a Race in the Hot Wheels Grand Prix
    Hot Wheels
This issue was most recently modified by:
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