(December 1967)

Western, 1962 Series
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Volume
28
Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1967-10-26
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
K. K. Publications, Inc.
Brand
Gold Key
Editing
Chase Craig; Del Connell

Issue Notes

Cover code: 10011-712. This is the only issue of the 743-issue run of Walt Disney's Comics and Stories (1940-2018) to have its front cover and all interior story content (including the illustration for the issue’s text story) penciled by a single artist – Tony Strobl. On-sale date from 1967 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.

[Raking Leaves …Closely] (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Tony Strobl
Inks
?
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
typeset; logo

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie
Synopsis
The boys rake leaves so intently, and in such close quarters, that Donald is poked and jostled as a result.
Reprints
Keywords
leaves; raking

Here's a Whole Treasure Chest of Fun (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Honor House / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Fastest Pest in the West (Table of Contents: 2)

Donald Duck / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Fallberg
Pencils
Tony Strobl
Inks
Steve Steere
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
Rome Siemen

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Trial runs are under way for Duckburg’s most exciting event – the annual Scorched Flats Endurance Race.
Feature Logo
Walt Disney Donald Duck
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie; Daisy Duck; Gladstone Gander; track announcers; racing judge; various other drivers; cattle rancher; substitute queen of the race; dance attendees
Synopsis
Racers Donald and Gladstone vie for the honor of escorting Daisy, the Queen of the Race, to a dance at the annual Scorched Flats Endurance Auto Race.
Reprints
Keywords
auto racing; bad luck; good luck; reversal of fortunes; rivalry; series of mishaps

Little Hiawatha and Sunflower (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Tony Strobl
Inks
Steve Steere
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
“Boys just not smart like girls, I guess,” laughed Sunflower, as she and Little Hiawatha arrived home from school.
Genre
humor
Characters
Little Hiawatha; Sunflower; Chief; Chief's wife (Hiawatha and Sunflower's mother)
Synopsis
Little Hiawatha and his sister Sunflower find that each of them can excel at sending smoke signals, under different conditions.
Keywords
bolstering confidence; Native Americans; skills; tests

Impostor Problem (Table of Contents: 4)

Uncle Scrooge vs. the Beagle Boys / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Vic Lockman
Pencils
Tony Strobl
Inks
Steve Steere
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
Rome Siemen

First Line of Dialogue or Text
G’ Mornin’, Guard!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge; Beagle Boys; McDuck Money Bin outer guard; McDuck Money Bin inner guard; Tiny-222 (little Beagle)
Synopsis
The Beagle Boys use Tiny-222, a little Beagle Boy disguised as Scrooge, to infiltrate the Money Bin.
Reprints
Keywords
disguise; imposter; mistaken identity; robbery; undercover mission; wrong impression

Indexer Notes

Story is interrupted between pages 3 and 4, for four pages of “Gold Key Comics Club” material that comprise the four pages of the centerfold.

Monster Museum (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Our Monster Museum is a pretty busy place these days, what with one monster after another claiming recognition and trying to out-scare each other. We hope you enjoy this collection.
Characters
Titan Electric Eel; Giant Walking Eye; Mammoth Mummy; Monster Moth
Keywords
editorial feature; monsters

Indexer Notes

Drawings of various monsters, with accompanying descriptions, provided editorially – rather than reader-drawn submissions.

Readers Create Monsters! (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We knew you could do it!

Indexer Notes

Readers are invited to submit drawings of monsters for possible publication. Six reader-contributed drawings of monsters are printed. First of two consecutive pages.

Readers Create Monsters! (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We knew you could do it!

Indexer Notes

Readers are invited to submit drawings of monsters for possible publication. Six reader-contributed drawings of monsters are printed. Second of two consecutive pages.

[Golf Witch] (Table of Contents: 8)

Gold Key Comics Club Mini-Comics / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
witch; golfer
Synopsis
A witch frightens away a golfer, and tries to sink a putt.
Keywords
golf; witch

Indexer Notes

Pantomime.

The Mystery of the Wicki-Wacki Wot-Not, Part 1 (Table of Contents: 9)

Mickey Mouse / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Cecil Beard
Pencils
Tony Strobl
Inks
Steve Steere
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
Rome Siemen

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It all started while Mickey and his friends were enjoying a vacation in Honolulu…
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Mickey Mouse; Minnie Mouse; Goofy; pickpocket; Honolulu police officer; souvenir merchant; mysterious pig-nosed stranger
Synopsis
A pickpocket chances to swipe a curio from a mysterious pig-nosed stranger and deposits it among the stock of an innocent souvenir merchant before the police, or the stranger, can catch up with him. Minnie buys the curio as a Hawaiian souvenir before the stranger can recover it – putting our heroes in jeopardy as the stranger makes attempts on their lives.
Reprints
Keywords
curio; Hawaii; murder attempts; mysterious stranger; pickpocket; souvenir; tourists

Indexer Notes

Part 1 of 3. "The Mystery of the Wicki-Wacki Wot-Not" is the only Mickey Mouse serial to be penciled by Tony Strobl. Strobl pencilled all three parts.

The Joke's on You (Table of Contents: 10)

Gold Key Comics Club / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Whoever said, “What goes up must come down…”
Characters
Gold Key Kid
Keywords
jokes; riddles

Indexer Notes

Jokes and riddles submitted by readers.

Quick Takes (Table of Contents: 11)

Gold Key Comics Club / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Four 3-panel gags in pantomime.

FREE This Beautiful 28 Page Book in Full Color. (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Gold Key Comics; Walt Disney's Comics and Stories / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

204 Revolutionary War Soldiers (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Raking Leaves …Closely]
    Donald Duck
  2. 1. Here's a Whole Treasure Chest of Fun
    Honor House
  3. 2. The Fastest Pest in the West
    Donald Duck
  4. 3. Little Hiawatha and Sunflower
    Little Hiawatha
  5. 4. Impostor Problem
    Uncle Scrooge vs. the Beagle Boys
  6. 5. Monster Museum
    Gold Key Comics Club
  7. 6. Readers Create Monsters!
    Gold Key Comics Club
  8. 7. Readers Create Monsters!
    Gold Key Comics Club
  9. 8. [Golf Witch]
    Gold Key Comics Club Mini-Comics
  10. 9. The Mystery of the Wicki-Wacki Wot-Not, Part 1
    Mickey Mouse
  11. 10. The Joke's on You
    Gold Key Comics Club
  12. 11. Quick Takes
    Gold Key Comics Club
  13. 12. FREE This Beautiful 28 Page Book in Full Color.
    Gold Key Comics; Walt Disney's Comics and Stories
  14. 13. 204 Revolutionary War Soldiers
    Revolutionary War Soldiers
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