(October 1973)

Western, 1962 Series
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Price
0.20 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1973-08
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Western Publishing Company, Inc.
Brand
Gold Key
Editing
(Western Publishing New York Office); Wally Green
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Silver Age US; later standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

Cover code: 90058-310. Unlike many issues of this period, which alternated between “conventional rounded dialogue balloons” and “rectangular dialogue balloons with rounded corners”, all stories in this issue display conventional rounded dialogue balloons.


[Eighteen Holes of Cheese] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Massimo Fecchi
Inks
Massimo Fecchi
Colors
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Tom; Jerry; Tuffy
Synopsis
Jerry and Tuffy play golf on a wheel of cheese.
Keywords
alternative uses; cheese; golf

[132 Roman Soldiers only $1.98] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

In the Center Ring (Table of Contents: 2)

Tom and Jerry / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Massimo Fecchi
Inks
Massimo Fecchi
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wow! Did you ever see anything so exciting, Jerry?
Feature Logo
Tom and Jerry [Western Logo 2 1970s]
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Tom; Jerry; Tuffy; circus ringmaster; elephants; seals; trained dogs; clowns; lions; trapeze artist
Synopsis
Tom sells Jerry and Tuffy to the circus, as a dual cannonball act – “The Buckshot Twins”.
Keywords
cannonball act; circus

The Phantom Strikes (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Kenner; Betty Crocker Easy-Bake Oven / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

Loco-motive (Table of Contents: 4)

Tom and Jerry / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Massimo Fecchi
Inks
Massimo Fecchi
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wee-Wow-Wee! Look at that fab model train set!
Feature Logo
Tom and Jerry [Western Logo 2 1970s]
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Tom; Jerry; Tuffy
Synopsis
Can Jerry and Tuffy play with a model train set, without waking a sleeping Tom?
Keywords
model train; sleep problems

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Sears, Roebuck and Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Boys Sell Grit (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Grit / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Order by Mail Specials (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

The Fun House / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Get These Dynamite Embroidered Cloth Patches That Tell It Like It Is! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Gandalf Products Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Take Us Along! (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
?
Pencils
John Costanza
Inks
John Costanza
Colors
?
Letters
John Costanza

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What’s all the honking – A new bike!
Feature Logo
Tom and Jerry [Western Logo 2 1970s]
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Tom; Jerry; Tuffy
Synopsis
Tom gets a new bicycle for exercise purposes, but Jerry and Tuffy want him to take them along everywhere he rides.
Keywords
battle of wits; bicycle; escalating events; exercise; little red wagon; picnic; tagalongs; tire pump

Kids, Roach Designs Are Now Available as Iron-On Transfers! (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Gandalf Products Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

A Doubting Tom (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Massimo Fecchi
Inks
Massimo Fecchi
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What is it, Tom?
Feature Logo
Tom and Jerry [Western Logo 2 1970s]
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Tom; Jerry; Tuffy; TV newscaster; Mr. Philip Lope; bulldog mugger; Officer Kelly and partner; banana-eating guy; late-night passerby
Synopsis
Tom finds a cursed diamond and stubbornly holds onto it, despite one mishap after another.
Keywords
bad luck; curse; diamond; series of mishaps

Invite Your Friends Over for a Haunting (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

The Gayle House / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Enter the Wonderful World of Amazing Live Sea-Monkeys (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Sea-Monkeys / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

204 Revolutionary War Soldiers (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Revolutionary War Soldiers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Famous Name Prizes Or Cash...The Easy Olympic Way (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Olympic Sales Club, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Sales Leadership Puts It All Together (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Sales Leadership Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Eighteen Holes of Cheese]
  2. 1. [132 Roman Soldiers only $1.98]
  3. 2. In the Center Ring
  4. 3. The Phantom Strikes
    Kenner; Betty Crocker Easy-Bake Oven
  5. 4. Loco-motive
  6. 5. ["The Free Spirit Spyder. It looks like it's moving even when it's standing still."]
    Sears, Roebuck and Co.
  7. 6. Boys Sell Grit
    Grit
  8. 7. Order by Mail Specials
    The Fun House
  9. 8. Get These Dynamite Embroidered Cloth Patches That Tell It Like It Is!
    Gandalf Products Co.
  10. 9. Take Us Along!
  11. 10. Kids, Roach Designs Are Now Available as Iron-On Transfers!
    Gandalf Products Co.
  12. 11. A Doubting Tom
  13. 12. Invite Your Friends Over for a Haunting
    The Gayle House
  14. 13. Enter the Wonderful World of Amazing Live Sea-Monkeys
    Sea-Monkeys
  15. 14. 204 Revolutionary War Soldiers
    Revolutionary War Soldiers
  16. 15. Famous Name Prizes Or Cash...The Easy Olympic Way
    Olympic Sales Club, Inc.
  17. 16. Sales Leadership Puts It All Together
    Sales Leadership Club
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Alberto Becattini
  • Joe Torcivia
  • Jim Stangas
  • Jerry Hillegas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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