(December 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: 92301-812. Credits for this issue based upon Alberto Becattini's "Disney Index - Dell Comic Books" Vols. 1 and 2 (Italy, 1992 and 1994).


Pinocchio; The Twenty-Four Carat Moon (Table of Contents)

Pinocchio; Uncle Scrooge / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Pinocchio; Jiminy Cricket; Uncle Scrooge; Donald Duck; Mowgli (cameo); Mickey Mouse (cameo)

Ludwig Von Drake's Multi-face Art (Table of Contents: 1)

Ludwig Von Drake / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Vic Lockman
Pencils
Vic Lockman
Inks
Vic Lockman
Letters
Vic Lockman

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Ludwig Von Drake

Indexer Notes

Game; 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 Twenty-four Carat Moon (Table of Contents: 3)

Uncle Scrooge / 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; science fiction
Characters
Beagle Boys; Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie; Uncle Scrooge; the tycoon from Uncle Scrooge 23-06
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story is split into two parts, pages 5-14 and 101-110. Part of the first panel on the eleventh page is covered by a caption identifying the second half of the story.

The Honey Hunters (Table of Contents: 4)

Mowgli / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Mowgli; Baloo
Reprints

The Sinister Slide (Table of Contents: 5)

Three Little Pigs / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

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

Which Witch? (Table of Contents: 6)

Mad Madam Mim / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Madam Mim

Feline Family (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Reprints
  • from True Life Adventures (King Features Syndicate) 1963

Muddy Maze (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Morty; Ferdie

The Cave Trade (Table of Contents: 9)

Bongo and Lumpjaw / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Bongo; Lumpjaw
Reprints

[Vexed Vacationer] (Table of Contents: 10)

Daisy Duck's Diary / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Daisy Duck; Uncle Scrooge; One of the Beagle Boys; Moby Duck; Porpy

The Wonderful Adventures of Pinocchio, Part I (Table of Contents: 11)

Pinocchio / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Carlo Collodi (novel); Chase Craig (adaptation)
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
?
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
?

Characters
Jiminy Cricket; Pinocchio; Gepetto; Blue Fairy; Figaro; Foulfellow; Gideon; Stromboli
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Part 1 of 2.

Scrambled Rocks (Table of Contents: 12)

Little Hiawatha / 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
Little Hiawatha

Dumbo Makes the Scene (Table of Contents: 13)

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

The Whale (Table of Contents: 14)

Animal Autobiographies / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction
Reprints

Pluto's Problem (Table of Contents: 15)

Pluto / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Pluto; Mickey Mouse; Morty; Ferdie
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Edited reprint. 3 pages removed.

Cape Caper Cod Map Mystery (Table of Contents: 16)

Ludwig Von Drake and Moby Duck / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Ludwig Von Drake; Moby Duck; Emil Eagle; Porpy
Reprints

Shell Game (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Junior Woodchucks Stumbler (Table of Contents: 18)

Junior Woodchucks / 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
Junior Woodchucks [Huey; Dewey; Louie]

Fastball (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

[Car Trouble] (Table of Contents: 20)

Minnie Mouse Mini-comic / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Minnie Mouse; Mickey Mouse

Paper Peril (Table of Contents: 21)

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
Reprints

Outwitting the Wolf (Table of Contents: 22)

Tinker Bell / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

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

Pages from the Past (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
?

Reprints
  • from True Life Adventures (King Features Syndicate) 1964

Gem Puzzler (Table of Contents: 24)

Seven Dwarfs / 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
The Seven Dwarfs [Doc; Sneezy; Sleepy; Grumpy; Dopey; Bashful; Happy]

The Mischief Maker (Table of Contents: 25)

Scamp / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Scamp; Rags
Reprints

The First Americans, Part 2 (Conclusion) (Table of Contents: 26)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Part 2 of 2.

Big Top Big Shot (Table of Contents: 27)

Dumbo / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Dumbo; Timothy Mouse

Arctic Roundup (Table of Contents: 28)

Mickey Mouse / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Mickey Mouse; Goofy; Snark
Reprints

[The Rooster] (Table of Contents: 29)

Grandma Duck TV Tickler / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Grandma Duck

Big Game Puzzler (Table of Contents: 30)

Goofy / 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
Goofy

Lotor Takes a Trip (Table of Contents: 31)

text story / 6 pages (report information)

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

[The Big Test] (Table of Contents: 32)

Gyro Gearloose Mini-comic / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Gyro Gearloose

Portable Pantry (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
?

Reprints
  • from True Life Adventures (King Features Syndicate) 1963

Roam Sweet Home (Table of Contents: 34)

Chip 'n' Dale with Bucky Bug / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Chip; Dale; Bucky Bug
Reprints

Bambi, Part 2 (Conclusion) (Table of Contents: 35)

Bambi / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Felix Salten (novel); Chase Craig (adaptation)
Pencils
Morris Gollub
Inks
Morris Gollub
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
?

Characters
Bambi; Thumper; Flower
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Part 2 of 2.

Touch-me-not Trick (Table of Contents: 36)

Clara Cluck / 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
Clara Cluck; Minnie Mouse

Pan Puzzler (Table of Contents: 37)

Snow White / 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
Snow White

Goofy's Quick on the Draw Drawing and Coloring Page (Table of Contents: 38)

Goofy / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Christine Lyttle Smith?
Pencils
Christine Lyttle Smith? (layout); Tony Strobl (pencils)
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Goofy
Reprints

The Disaster at Anthill Acres (Table of Contents: 39) (Expand) /

Mighty Matchbox / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Pinocchio; The Twenty-Four Carat Moon
    Pinocchio; Uncle Scrooge
  2. 1. Ludwig Von Drake's Multi-face Art
    Ludwig Von Drake
  3. 2. Walt Disney Comics Digest Contents
  4. 3. The Twenty-four Carat Moon
    Uncle Scrooge
  5. 4. The Honey Hunters
    Mowgli
  6. 5. The Sinister Slide
    Three Little Pigs
  7. 6. Which Witch?
    Mad Madam Mim
  8. 7. Feline Family
    True Life Adventures
  9. 8. Muddy Maze
    Morty and Ferdie
  10. 9. The Cave Trade
    Bongo and Lumpjaw
  11. 10. [Vexed Vacationer]
    Daisy Duck's Diary
  12. 11. The Wonderful Adventures of Pinocchio, Part I
    Pinocchio
  13. 12. Scrambled Rocks
    Little Hiawatha
  14. 13. Dumbo Makes the Scene
    Dumbo
  15. 14. The Whale
    Animal Autobiographies
  16. 15. Pluto's Problem
    Pluto
  17. 16. Cape Caper Cod Map Mystery
    Ludwig Von Drake and Moby Duck
  18. 17. Shell Game
    Brer Rabbit
  19. 18. Junior Woodchucks Stumbler
    Junior Woodchucks
  20. 19. Fastball
    Clarabelle Cow
  21. 20. [Car Trouble]
    Minnie Mouse Mini-comic
  22. 21. Paper Peril
    Super Goof
  23. 22. Outwitting the Wolf
    Tinker Bell
  24. 23. Pages from the Past
    True Life Adventures
  25. 24. Gem Puzzler
    Seven Dwarfs
  26. 25. The Mischief Maker
    Scamp
  27. 26. The First Americans, Part 2 (Conclusion)
  28. 27. Big Top Big Shot
    Dumbo
  29. 28. Arctic Roundup
    Mickey Mouse
  30. 29. [The Rooster]
    Grandma Duck TV Tickler
  31. 30. Big Game Puzzler
    Goofy
  32. 31. Lotor Takes a Trip
  33. 32. [The Big Test]
    Gyro Gearloose Mini-comic
  34. 33. Portable Pantry
    True Life Adventures
  35. 34. Roam Sweet Home
    Chip 'n' Dale with Bucky Bug
  36. 35. Bambi, Part 2 (Conclusion)
    Bambi
  37. 36. Touch-me-not Trick
    Clara Cluck
  38. 37. Pan Puzzler
    Snow White
  39. 38. Goofy's Quick on the Draw Drawing and Coloring Page
    Goofy
  40. 39. The Disaster at Anthill Acres
    Mighty Matchbox
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  • Alberto Becattini
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