(July 1974)

Western, 1962 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1974-05
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Western Publishing Company, Inc.
Brand
Gold Key
Editing
(Western Publishing New York Office); Wally Green

Issue Notes

Cover code: 90058-407
This issue has variants:

[Carpet Sweeper Ride] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
John Costanza
Inks
John Costanza
Colors
?
Letters
typeset; logo

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Tom; Jerry; Tuffy
Synopsis
Jerry and Tuffy hitch a ride on Tom's carpet sweeper.
Keywords
alternative uses; carpet sweeper; ride

Get These Dynamite Embroidered Cloth Patches That Tell It Like It Is! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

No Money No Honey (Table of Contents: 2)

Tom and Jerry [MGM Cartoon Cat and Mouse] / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey! That looks like a twenty dollar bill!
Feature Logo
Tom and Jerry [Western Logo 2 1970s]
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Tom; Jerry; Tuffy; fast-talking hound dog; mean-tempered alley cat; woman bystander; lion; hound dog’s two little sisters; Suzy (cat)
Synopsis
Tom and a fast-talking hound dog simultaneously find the same twenty dollar bill on a sidewalk. The battle is on…
Keywords
battle of wits; finder's keeper's; lion; twenty dollar bill

Indexer Notes

Conventional rounded dialogue balloons.

Disneykin Play Characters Are Here! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

Eye Witness (Table of Contents: 4)

Tom and Jerry [MGM Cartoon Cat and Mouse] / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Tom, look what’s happening!
Feature Logo
Tom and Jerry [Western Logo 2 1970s]
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Tom; Jerry; Tuffy; police officer; police sketch artist
Synopsis
Tom witnesses a bank robbery and provides information to a police sketch artist.
Keywords
bank robbery; exaggerating one’s importance; police sketch artist; witness

Indexer Notes

Conventional rounded dialogue balloons.

Make Excellent Extra Cash... With No Real "Selling"… (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Engravaplates / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Enter the Wonderful World of Amazing Live Sea-Monkeys (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

Do Not Disturb (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Marty Taras
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I’m going to take a nap! Now don’t you wake me, do you understand?
Feature Logo
Tom and Jerry [Western Logo 2 1970s]
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Tom; Jerry; Tuffy; bulldog
Synopsis
Jerry and Tuffy follow Tom’s strict orders not to be disturbed during a nap, even when an angry bulldog comes looking for him.
Keywords
bulldog; do-not-disturb; following orders; living-up-to-one’s-word

Indexer Notes

Rectangular dialogue balloons with rounded corners.

Big Trick (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Marty Taras
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Watch this trick! I’m going to make this handkerchief disappear!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Tom; Jerry; Tuffy
Synopsis
Jerry and Tuffy are not impressed with Tom’s magic trick.
Keywords
magic

Indexer Notes

There is no "Tom and Jerry" feature logo for this story. Only the title. Rectangular dialogue balloons with rounded corners.

Blow Yourself Up (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

Margie Gets Free Gifts for the Whole Family (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Gandalf Products Co. / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

Double Bubble (Table of Contents: 11)

Tom and Jerry [MGM Cartoon Cat and Mouse] / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Having trouble doing those dishes? Then here’s great news for you!
Feature Logo
Tom and Jerry [Western Logo 2 1970s]
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Tom; Jerry; Tuffy; Double Bubble dishwashing powder demonstration lady; various neighbors, police, and firefighters; police scuba diver
Synopsis
Jerry and Tuffy try “Double Bubble”, a new miracle dishwashing powder, but use too much of it, inundating the house and the entire block with bubbles. The proceedings are highlighted by an incessantly-speaking Double Bubble product demonstration lady, who spins every escalating mishap into a plug for the abilities of Double Bubble.
Reprints
Keywords
bubbles; dishwashing; escalating events; unintended slapstick consequences; wreaking havoc

Indexer Notes

“Double Bubble” is also the brand name of a bubble gum that often advertised in comics. Rectangular dialogue balloons with rounded corners.

1000 Decals (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Gandalf Products / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Incense Magic (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Gandalf Products Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Burglar Alarm! (Table of Contents: 14)

Tom and Jerry [MGM Cartoon Cat and Mouse] / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
My new TV set – It’s gone!
Feature Logo
Tom and Jerry [Western Logo 2 1970s]
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Tom; Jerry; Tuffy; locksmith; police officers; repo man
Synopsis
To guard against burglars, Tom installs new locks and a top-of-the-line security system.
Keywords
burglar; lock; outsmarting one’s-self; security system

Indexer Notes

Conventional rounded dialogue balloons.

Wow! 88 mini Posters only 65 cents (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Gandalf Products Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Invite Your Friends Over for a Haunting (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

Fun Tricks Free Things! (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

Kids, Roach Designs Are Now Available as Iron-On Transfers! (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

If You Want Your Dad To Give You a Daisy B-B Gun, Give Yourself This Free Booklet (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Daisy Manufacturing Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Carpet Sweeper Ride]
    Tom and Jerry [MGM Cartoon Cat and Mouse]
  2. 1. Get These Dynamite Embroidered Cloth Patches That Tell It Like It Is!
    Gandalf Products Co.
  3. 2. No Money No Honey
    Tom and Jerry [MGM Cartoon Cat and Mouse]
  4. 3. Disneykin Play Characters Are Here!
    Gandalf Products Co.
  5. 4. Eye Witness
    Tom and Jerry [MGM Cartoon Cat and Mouse]
  6. 5. Make Excellent Extra Cash... With No Real "Selling"…
    Engravaplates
  7. 6. Enter the Wonderful World of Amazing Live Sea-Monkeys
    Sea-Monkeys
  8. 7. Do Not Disturb
    Tom and Jerry [MGM Cartoon Cat and Mouse]
  9. 8. Big Trick
    Tom and Jerry [MGM Cartoon Cat and Mouse]
  10. 9. Blow Yourself Up
    Gandalf Products Co.
  11. 10. Margie Gets Free Gifts for the Whole Family
    Gandalf Products Co.
  12. 11. Double Bubble
    Tom and Jerry [MGM Cartoon Cat and Mouse]
  13. 12. 1000 Decals
    Gandalf Products
  14. 13. Incense Magic
    Gandalf Products Co.
  15. 14. Burglar Alarm!
    Tom and Jerry [MGM Cartoon Cat and Mouse]
  16. 15. Wow! 88 mini Posters only 65 cents
    Gandalf Products Co.
  17. 16. Invite Your Friends Over for a Haunting
    The Gayle House
  18. 17. Fun Tricks Free Things!
    Gandalf Products Co.
  19. 18. Kids, Roach Designs Are Now Available as Iron-On Transfers!
    Gandalf Products Co.
  20. 19. If You Want Your Dad To Give You a Daisy B-B Gun, Give Yourself This Free Booklet
    Daisy Manufacturing Co.
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