(August 1968)

Western, 1968 Series
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Price
0.50 USD
Pages
196
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Western Publishing Company, Inc.
Brand
Gold Key
Editing
Del Connell ?
Color
color
Dimensions
4.75" x 6.5"
Paper Stock
Glossy Cardstock Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Cover code: 92301-808. Credits for this issue based upon Alberto Becattini's "Disney Index - Dell Comic Books" Vols. 1 and 2 (Italy, 1992 and 1994).


The Inca Mystery; The Sheepish Lion (Table of Contents)

Mickey Mouse; Lambert / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Tony Strobl
Inks
Larry Mayer
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Mickey Mouse; Goofy; Lambert; Uncle Scrooge (cameo); Brer Rabbit (cameo); Daisy Duck (cameo); Scamp (cameo)

[Searching for Whales] (Table of Contents: 1)

Moby Duck / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Vic Lockman
Pencils
Vic Lockman
Inks
Vic Lockman
Letters
typeset

Characters
Moby Duck

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Walt Disney Comics Digest Contents (Table of Contents: 2)

table of contents / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Donald Duck (cameo); Mickey Mouse (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Table of Contents and indicia.

All at Sea (Table of Contents: 3)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Barks
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
Garé Barks

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Beagle Boys; Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie; Uncle Scrooge
Reprints

Earth's Treasure Chest (Table of Contents: 4)

True Life Adventures / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dick Huemer
Pencils
George Wheeler
Inks
George Wheeler
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Reprints
  • from True Life Adventures (King Features Syndicate) 1963.00.00

Give and Take (Table of Contents: 5)

Scamp / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Hubbard
Inks
Al Hubbard
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Scamp; The Tramp; Lady; Jock; Old Trusty; Peg
Reprints

Indexer Notes

New layout, original pagecount 5.

Sports Puzzle (Table of Contents: 6)

Morty and Ferdie / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Vic Lockman
Pencils
Vic Lockman
Inks
Vic Lockman
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
Vic Lockman

Characters
Morty and Ferdie

Lead Captain Hook to the Lost Treasure (Table of Contents: 7)

Captain Hook / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Vic Lockman
Pencils
Vic Lockman
Inks
Vic Lockman
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
Vic Lockman

Characters
Captain Hook

Lambert the Sheepish Lion (Table of Contents: 8)

Lambert / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dick Moores
Inks
Dick Moores
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
Dick Moores

Characters
Lambert
Reprints

Mighty Mover (Table of Contents: 9)

Super Goof / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Paul Murry
Inks
Paul Murry
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
Paul Murry

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Super Goof; Dr. Zerod; Professor Fyst
Synopsis
Two crooks trick Super Goof into moving a Central American Indian temple so they can search for gold at its base.
Reprints
Keywords
Central America; Indians; quicksand; temple

Indexer Notes

Two vertical panels per page.

The Frustrated Flyer (Table of Contents: 10)

Jiminy Cricket / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Fallberg
Pencils
Phil de Lara
Inks
Phil de Lara
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Jiminy Cricket; Tinker Bell; Madam Mim
Synopsis
Jiminy and Tinker Bell are caught in a rainstorm. Madam Mim captures Tinker Bell in order to get some of her pixie dust so she can fly.
Reprints
Keywords
pixie dust; rainstorm

Hide and Seek (Table of Contents: 11)

Big Bad Wolf / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Vic Lockman
Pencils
Vic Lockman
Inks
Vic Lockman
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
Vic Lockman

Characters
Big Bad Wolf
Reprints

Memory Tester (Table of Contents: 12)

Clarabelle Cow / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Vic Lockman
Pencils
Vic Lockman
Inks
Vic Lockman
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
Vic Lockman

Characters
Clarabelle Cow; Horace Horsecollar

Swiss Family Robinson (Part 2) (Table of Contents: 13)

Walt Disney Swiss Family Robinson / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
? (movie adaptation)
Pencils
John Ushler
Inks
John Ushler
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
?

Genre
historical
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Part 2 of 2. pages 69-78 + 183-192.

The Bird Cage Trio (Table of Contents: 14)

Daisy Duck's Diary / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Carey
Inks
John Carey
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Daisy Duck; April; May; June; Huey (cameo); Dewey (cameo); Louie (cameo); Abominable Snowman
Synopsis
April, May, and June form a singing trio and are so successful they are invited to a command performance before Queen Roxanne of Ceramia. The girls' nervousness causes them to hit a note so high, it shatters the Queen's glass crown and they and Daisy have to find the hermit glass-blower who created it.
Keywords
glass-blowing; mountain climbing; singing

Indexer Notes

Four horizontal panels per page.

Cornucopia (Table of Contents: 15)

Brer Rabbit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Pete Alvarado
Inks
?
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Brer Rabbit; Brer Bull; Brer 'Gator; Good Fairy
Synopsis
After performing a good deed for a Good Fairy, Brer Rabbit is given a cornucopia with an endless supply of food.
Reprints
Keywords
cornucopia; fairy

[Horse and Seed] (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Script
Vic Lockman
Pencils
Vic Lockman
Inks
Vic Lockman
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)

Characters
Little Hiawatha; Sunflower
Synopsis
Little Hiawatha lassoes a wild horse and is dragged a ways before the rope breaks. Sunflower follows and plants seeds in the trench that Hiawatha made.
Keywords
horse; lasso; planting

Indexer Notes

Pantomime story.

Duckbeard's Treasure (Table of Contents: 17)

activity / 2 pages (report information)

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

[The Button] (Table of Contents: 18)

Big Bad Wolf / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Pete Alvarado
Inks
?
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Big Bad Wolf; Three Little Pigs [Fifer Pig; Fiddler Pig]
Synopsis
The Big Bad Wolf blows down the houses of straw and sticks, but when he inhales to blow down the house of bricks, the button on his pants strap breaks and he has to go home to fix it.
Reprints
Keywords
button

Indexer Notes

Pantomime story.

Home Sweet Hole (Table of Contents: 19)

Chip 'n' Dale / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Fallberg
Pencils
Phil de Lara
Inks
Phil de Lara
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Chip 'n' Dale; Brer Owl
Synopsis
Chip 'n' Dale have to move when a noisy woodpecker moves into their tree. They find a hollow tree, but once they gnaw an opening, a pushy owl takes over.
Reprints
Keywords
hollow tree; owl; woodpecker

Indexer Notes

Two vertical panels per page.

The Inca Key Mystery (Table of Contents: 20)

Mickey Mouse / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tony Strobl
Inks
?
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Mickey Mouse; Goofy
Synopsis
When a conquistador's diary is stolen from a museum, Mickey and Goofy are sent to Mount Mesa-Mucho in the Peruvian Andes to find the robber.
Keywords
Andes; conquistadors; diary; Incas; key; Peru; potatoes

Saga of the Seeds (Table of Contents: 21)

True Life Adventures / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dick Huemer
Pencils
George Wheeler
Inks
George Wheeler
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Reprints
  • from True Life Adventures (King Features Syndicate) 1963.00.00

The Dalmatian (Table of Contents: 22)

Pluto's Kennel Korner / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Vic Lockman
Pencils
Vic Lockman
Inks
Vic Lockman
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
Vic Lockman

Ugly Duckling (Table of Contents: 23)

Ugly Duckling / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Hubbard
Inks
Al Hubbard
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
?

Reprints

A Swingin' Time (Table of Contents: 24)

Mowgli / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Pete Alvarado
Inks
?
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
?

Characters
Mowgli; King Louie; Junior
Synopsis
King Louie is jealous of Mowgli's success at swinging from vines high in the trees.
Reprints
Keywords
vines

Lady and the Enchanted Forest (Table of Contents: 25)

Lady / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Del Connell
Pencils
Al Hubbard
Inks
Al Hubbard
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
?

Characters
Lady; White Rabbit; Bambi; Dumbo; Flower; Wicked Witch; Bongo; Seven Dwarfs [Doc; Sneezy; Sleepy; Grumpy; Dopey; Bashful; Happy]
Reprints

Tree Stumped (Table of Contents: 26)

Junior Woodchucks / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Carey
Inks
John Carey
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Junior Woodchucks [Huey, Dewey and Louie]; Donald Duck
Synopsis
While competing in a tree identification contest, Huey, Dewey, and Louie find a smuggler's rocket base, disguised as a tree.
Keywords
rocket; smugglers; trees

Indexer Notes

Four horizontal panels per page.

The Fancy Fountain (Table of Contents: 27)

Goofy TV Tickler / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Goofy
Synopsis
After seeing a fancy fountain, Goofy rigs up one of his own with a hose and a car radiator.
Keywords
fountain; radiator

Indexer Notes

Pantomime story.

Dollar Trick (Table of Contents: 28)

Uncle Scrooge / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Vic Lockman
Pencils
Vic Lockman
Inks
Vic Lockman
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
Vic Lockman

Characters
Uncle Scrooge

Run, Light Buck, Run (Table of Contents: 29)

text story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Spiegle
Inks
Dan Spiegle
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
typeset

Keywords
burro; deer; prospector

Indexer Notes

Text story with six illustrations.

[Scrubbing the Deck] (Table of Contents: 30)

Moby Duck / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tony Strobl
Inks
?
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Moby Duck; Porpy
Synopsis
In rough seas, Moby ties a brush to Porpy and lets him slide back and forth to scrub the deck.
Keywords
porpoise

Indexer Notes

Pantomime story.

Bug Breeze (Table of Contents: 31)

True Life Adventures / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dick Huemer
Pencils
George Wheeler
Inks
George Wheeler
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Reprints
  • from True Life Adventures (King Features Syndicate) 1964.00.00

Pablo, the Cold-blooded Penguin (Table of Contents: 32)

Pablo, the Cold-blooded Penguin / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
Vic Lockman
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
?

Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 33) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

How to Draw Mickey Mouse (Table of Contents: 34)

Mickey Mouse / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tony Strobl
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Mickey Mouse

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Pick a Number and "Pick Your Future" (Table of Contents: 35)

Mickey Mouse / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lee Hooper
Inks
Lee Hooper
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Mickey Mouse

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Game with players pantomiming various occupations.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Inca Mystery; The Sheepish Lion
    Mickey Mouse; Lambert
  2. 1. [Searching for Whales]
    Moby Duck
  3. 2. Walt Disney Comics Digest Contents
  4. 3. All at Sea
    Uncle Scrooge
  5. 4. Earth's Treasure Chest
    True Life Adventures
  6. 5. Give and Take
    Scamp
  7. 6. Sports Puzzle
    Morty and Ferdie
  8. 7. Lead Captain Hook to the Lost Treasure
    Captain Hook
  9. 8. Lambert the Sheepish Lion
    Lambert
  10. 9. Mighty Mover
    Super Goof
  11. 10. The Frustrated Flyer
    Jiminy Cricket
  12. 11. Hide and Seek
    Big Bad Wolf
  13. 12. Memory Tester
    Clarabelle Cow
  14. 13. Swiss Family Robinson (Part 2)
    Walt Disney Swiss Family Robinson
  15. 14. The Bird Cage Trio
    Daisy Duck's Diary
  16. 15. Cornucopia
    Brer Rabbit
  17. 16. [Horse and Seed]
    Little Hiawatha
  18. 17. Duckbeard's Treasure
  19. 18. [The Button]
    Big Bad Wolf
  20. 19. Home Sweet Hole
    Chip 'n' Dale
  21. 20. The Inca Key Mystery
    Mickey Mouse
  22. 21. Saga of the Seeds
    True Life Adventures
  23. 22. The Dalmatian
    Pluto's Kennel Korner
  24. 23. Ugly Duckling
    Ugly Duckling
  25. 24. A Swingin' Time
    Mowgli
  26. 25. Lady and the Enchanted Forest
    Lady
  27. 26. Tree Stumped
    Junior Woodchucks
  28. 27. The Fancy Fountain
    Goofy TV Tickler
  29. 28. Dollar Trick
    Uncle Scrooge
  30. 29. Run, Light Buck, Run
  31. 30. [Scrubbing the Deck]
    Moby Duck
  32. 31. Bug Breeze
    True Life Adventures
  33. 32. Pablo, the Cold-blooded Penguin
    Pablo, the Cold-blooded Penguin
  34. 33. ["My goodness--this was some book to put together!"]
  35. 34. How to Draw Mickey Mouse
    Mickey Mouse
  36. 35. Pick a Number and "Pick Your Future"
    Mickey Mouse
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Alberto Becattini
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Darrel McCann
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • I.N.D.U.C.K.S Project and Alberto Becattini
  • Bob Hughes
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Karl Wilcox