(October 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: 92301-810. Credits for this issue based upon Alberto Becattini's "Disney Index - Dell Comic Books" Vols. 1 and 2 (Italy, 1992 and 1994).


[Halloween] (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Daisy Duck; Uncle Scrooge; Huey, Dewey and Louie; Jiminy Cricket (cameo); Captain Nemo (cameo); Mowgli (cameo); Mickey Mouse (cameo); Goofy (cameo); Reluctant Dragon (cameo); Seven Dwarfs (cameo)
Reprints
Keywords
Halloween; jack o'lanterns; pumpkin

Jiminy's Cricket Collage Art (Table of Contents: 1)

Jiminy Cricket / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Vic Lockman
Pencils
Vic Lockman
Inks
Vic Lockman
Letters
typeset

Characters
Jiminy Cricket

Indexer Notes

In black and white on 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
Mickey Mouse (cameo); Donald Duck (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Table of Contents and indicia.

The Titanic Ants! (Table of Contents: 3)

Donald Duck / comic story / 20 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
Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie; Uncle Scrooge
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Split in two parts, pages 5-16 and 121-128.

The Small-time Crime (Table of Contents: 4)

Super Goof / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Super Goof

Pirate Plunder Blunder (Table of Contents: 5)

The Seven Dwarfs / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Characters
The Seven Dwarfs [Doc; Sneezy; Sleepy; Grumpy; Dopey; Bashful; Happy]; Captain Hook; Mr. Smee
Reprints

Wings over the Desert (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Marquee Mess (Table of Contents: 7)

Pinocchio / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Pinocchio

The Reckless Rescuer (Table of Contents: 8)

Jiminy Cricket / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Jiminy Cricket; Pluto
Reprints

Doom Island (Table of Contents: 9)

The Adventures of Captain Nemo / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
historical; science fiction
Characters
Captain Nemo
Synopsis
Captain Nemo uses the Nautilus to destroy a sadistic prison on a remote island.
Reprints
Keywords
1866; island; penal colony; submarine

The Sister Sitter (Table of Contents: 10)

Scamp / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Lady; The Tramp; Scamp; Scamp's siblings [Ruffy, Fluffy and Scooter]; Trusty
Reprints

Picnic (Table of Contents: 11)

Gyro Gearloose / comic story / 6 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
Gyro Gearloose; Gyro's Helper
Reprints

Grandma's Tool Shed (Table of Contents: 12)

Grandma Duck / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Grandma Duck

Pic-an-exit (Table of Contents: 13)

Horace Horsecollar / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Horace Horsecollar

Down on the Farm (Table of Contents: 14)

The Marvelous Mad Madam Mim / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Madam Mim; Grandma Duck; Gus Goose
Synopsis
When city people attribute her magic to science, Mim goes to Grandma Duck's farm to find someone she can scare.
Reprints
Keywords
farm

Indexer Notes

Two vertical panels per page.

Reluctant Dragon (Table of Contents: 15)

Reluctant Dragon / comic story / 25 pages (report information)

Script
Don R. Christensen
Pencils
Harvey Eisenberg
Inks
John Liggera
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
?

Reprints

Indexer Notes

pages 79-92 + 182-192

Pony Trap (Table of Contents: 16)

Little Hiawatha and Thumper / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Little Hiawatha; Thumper; Sunflower
Synopsis
Hiawatha and Sunflower use Thumper to attract a wild pony into a trap.
Reprints
Keywords
Indians; pony; rabbit

Indexer Notes

Thumper is treated like a real rabbit and doesn't talk.

[Whale and Hoop] (Table of Contents: 17)

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
After seeing Porpy jump through a hoop held by Moby, a whale decides he want to try it, too.
Reprints
Keywords
whale

Indexer Notes

Pantomime story.

Made for Each Other (Table of Contents: 18)

Huey, Dewey and Louie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Huey, Dewey and Louie; Uncle Scrooge

Proof Picker (Table of Contents: 19)

Clarabelle Cow / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Clarabelle Cow
Reprints

[Mini-Scooter] (Table of Contents: 20)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge
Synopsis
Uncle Scrooge decides to trade his limousine for a scooter.

Indexer Notes

Pantomime story.

The Roamin' Romans (Table of Contents: 21)

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

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Mickey Mouse (as Mickius); Goofy (as Goofius); Minnie Mouse (as Miss Minerva); Queen Cleocatra
Synopsis
Mickey, Goofy, and Minnie as Roman citizens whose boat is washed ashore in Queen Cleocatra's Egypt.
Keywords
crocodiles; Egypt; fishermen; Rome

Indexer Notes

No framing sequence, the characters just play their roles in Roman times.

Booby-Trapped House (Table of Contents: 22)

Three Little Pigs / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Three Little Pigs [Practical Pig; Fifer Pig; Fiddler Pig]; Big Bad Wolf
Reprints

Mobile Marauder (Table of Contents: 23)

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

The Honey Hop (Table of Contents: 24)

Brer Rabbit / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Brer Rabbit

A Dream Come True (Table of Contents: 25)

Mowgli / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Mowgli; Bagheera; Kaa; Baloo
Reprints

Easy Does It (Table of Contents: 26)

Chip 'n' Dale / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Chip 'n' Dale; Witch Hazel
Reprints

Indexer Notes

New layout, original pagecount 4.

The Giraffe (Table of Contents: 27)

Animal Autobiographies / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction
Reprints

Silly Circus (Table of Contents: 28)

Dumbo / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Dumbo; Scamp

[The Painting] (Table of Contents: 29)

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

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

Characters
Goofy
Reprints

Treacherous Trail (Table of Contents: 30)

Bambi / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Bambi

Otter in the Family (Table of Contents: 31)

text story / 6 pages (report information)

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

[Do Not Feed Animals] (Table of Contents: 32)

Ludwig Von Drake / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Ludwig Von Drake
Synopsis
When Ludwig disobeys a sign, a gorilla reminds him to "not feed the animals."
Keywords
gorilla; zoo

Indexer Notes

Pantamime story

Greener Waters (Table of Contents: 33)

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

[Coded Diary] (Table of Contents: 34)

Daisy Duck's Diary / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Daisy Duck; April, May and June; Huey, Dewey and Louie; Pluto

Sixty-second Search (Table of Contents: 35)

Clara Cluck / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Clara Cluck

Creepy Creatures (Table of Contents: 36)

Figaro / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Figaro

The Flycatcher (Table of Contents: 37)

Pluto / activity / 0.7 page (report information)

Script
Vic Lockman
Pencils
Vic Lockman
Inks
Vic Lockman
Letters
typeset

Characters
Pluto

Indexer Notes

Game; in black and white, on inside back cover.

[Retail Display Program] (Table of Contents: 38) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.3 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 39) (Expand) /

Matchbox / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Halloween]
    Donald Duck
  2. 1. Jiminy's Cricket Collage Art
    Jiminy Cricket
  3. 2. Walt Disney Comics Digest Contents
  4. 3. The Titanic Ants!
    Donald Duck
  5. 4. The Small-time Crime
    Super Goof
  6. 5. Pirate Plunder Blunder
    The Seven Dwarfs
  7. 6. Wings over the Desert
    True Life Adventures
  8. 7. Marquee Mess
    Pinocchio
  9. 8. The Reckless Rescuer
    Jiminy Cricket
  10. 9. Doom Island
    The Adventures of Captain Nemo
  11. 10. The Sister Sitter
    Scamp
  12. 11. Picnic
    Gyro Gearloose
  13. 12. Grandma's Tool Shed
    Grandma Duck
  14. 13. Pic-an-exit
    Horace Horsecollar
  15. 14. Down on the Farm
    The Marvelous Mad Madam Mim
  16. 15. Reluctant Dragon
    Reluctant Dragon
  17. 16. Pony Trap
    Little Hiawatha and Thumper
  18. 17. [Whale and Hoop]
    Moby Duck
  19. 18. Made for Each Other
    Huey, Dewey and Louie
  20. 19. Proof Picker
    Clarabelle Cow
  21. 20. [Mini-Scooter]
    Uncle Scrooge
  22. 21. The Roamin' Romans
    Mickey Mouse
  23. 22. Booby-Trapped House
    Three Little Pigs
  24. 23. Mobile Marauder
    True Life Adventures
  25. 24. The Honey Hop
    Brer Rabbit
  26. 25. A Dream Come True
    Mowgli
  27. 26. Easy Does It
    Chip 'n' Dale
  28. 27. The Giraffe
    Animal Autobiographies
  29. 28. Silly Circus
    Dumbo
  30. 29. [The Painting]
    Goofy TV Tickler
  31. 30. Treacherous Trail
    Bambi
  32. 31. Otter in the Family
  33. 32. [Do Not Feed Animals]
    Ludwig Von Drake
  34. 33. Greener Waters
    True Life Adventures
  35. 34. [Coded Diary]
    Daisy Duck's Diary
  36. 35. Sixty-second Search
    Clara Cluck
  37. 36. Creepy Creatures
    Figaro
  38. 37. The Flycatcher
    Pluto
  39. 38. [Retail Display Program]
  40. 39. ["Now you're old enough for Matchbox."]
    Matchbox
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Alberto Becattini
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Darrel McCann
  • Merlin Haas
  • Jim Van Dore
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