(February 1969)

Western, 1968 Series
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Price
0.50 USD
Pages
196
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1969-01-30
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Western Publishing Company Inc.
Brand
Gold Key
Dell/Western Eight-Digit Code
92301-902
Editing
Del Connell ? (editor)

Issue Notes

Credits for this issue based upon Alberto Becattini's "Disney Index - Dell Comic Books" Vols. 1 and 2 (Italy, 1992 and 1994). On-sale date from 1969 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.

The Flying Elephant (Table of Contents)

Dumbo / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Tony Strobl (sourced)
Inks
Tony Strobl (sourced)
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Dumbo; Goofy (cameo); Mickey Mouse; Timothy Mouse; Uncle Scrooge

Eye Opener (Table of Contents: 1)

The Three Little Pigs / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Vic Lockman
Pencils
Vic Lockman
Inks
Vic Lockman
Letters
Vic Lockman; typeset

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

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 Prize of Pizarro (Table of Contents: 3)

Donald Duck; 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
adventure; anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie; Uncle Scrooge
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Split into two parts, pages 3-12 and 99-108 of the digest. Part of the first panel on the eleventh page is covered by a caption identifying the second half of the story. Title logo changed from "Uncle Scrooge" to "Donald Duck and Uncle Scrooge."

Here, Prince! (Table of Contents: 4)

Madam Mim; Minnie Mouse / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Madam Mim; Minnie Mouse; The Prince; Elmira Witch; Mickey Mouse

Vine Vengeance (Table of Contents: 5)

Mowgli / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; children; jungle
Characters
Mowgli; Baloo; Junior; King Louie

Tree Rebus (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Midwinter Snacks! (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
George Wheeler

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

Castle Hassle (Table of Contents: 8)

Jiminy Cricket / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Jiminy Cricket; Jaq; Gus
Reprints

All Gummed Up (Table of Contents: 9)

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; Lady; Tramp; Scamp's siblings [Ruffy; Fluffy; Scooter]
Reprints

Thumper Meets the Reluctant Dragon (Table of Contents: 10)

Thumper / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Thumper; the Reluctant Dragon

A Day in Wonderland (Table of Contents: 11)

Alice; Daisy Duck / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Daisy Duck; Alice in Wonderland; March Hare; Dodo; White Rabbit; Tweedledee; Tweedledum; Walrus; Mad Hatter; the Queen
Reprints

Hopscotch Crossword (Table of Contents: 12)

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
Ferdie; Morty

The German Shepherd (Table of Contents: 13)

Pluto's Kennel Korner / text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Horned Cargo (Table of Contents: 14)

Moby Duck; Dimwitty Duck / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Moby Duck; Dimwitty Duck; Queen Maria of Slegria
Reprints

The Flying Elephant (Table of Contents: 15)

Dumbo / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Dumbo; Timothy Mouse
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Part 1 of 2. Edited reprint.

[Chemistry and Cooking] (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Kay Wright
Inks
Larry Mayer
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Ludwig Von Drake

The Seven Dwarfs Oil Mine (Table of Contents: 17)

The 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
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
The Seven Dwarfs [Doc; Sneezy; Sleepy; Grumpy; Dopey; Bashful; Happy]

Scarey Constellation (Table of Contents: 18)

Tinker Bell / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Vic Lockman
Pencils
Vic Lockman
Inks
Vic Lockman
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
Vic Lockman

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Tinker Bell

[Bullseye] (Table of Contents: 19)

Goofy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Goofy
Reprints

The Wolf Hunt (Table of Contents: 20)

Little Hiawatha / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; children; western-frontier
Characters
Little Hiawatha; Big Chief; Sunflower
Reprints

Brer Rabbit at Catfish Cove (Table of Contents: 21)

Brer Rabbit / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Brer Rabbit; Brer Bear; Brer Fox
Reprints

Desert Icebergs (Table of Contents: 22)

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

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

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

Talking Livestock (Table of Contents: 23)

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

The Potted Plant Plot (Table of Contents: 24)

Goofy; Mickey Mouse / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

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

The Mysterious Birdman (Table of Contents: 25)

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
Reprints

Big City Bedlam (Table of Contents: 26)

Chip 'n' Dale / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Chip; Dale; Brer Owl; Cyril Chipmunk
Reprints

The Vanishing Hot Cakes (Table of Contents: 27)

April, May and June / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
April; May; June; Daisy Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie; Ludwig Von Drake

[Jewelry] (Table of Contents: 28)

Minnie Mouse TV Tickler / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Minnie Mouse; April
Reprints

Foliage Fun (Table of Contents: 29)

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: Dewey Duck; Huey Duck; Louie Duck

The Owl Who Didn''t Give a Hoot (Table of Contents: 30)

text story / 6 pages (report information)

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

[Hitch-hiker] (Table of Contents: 31)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Kay Wright
Inks
Larry Mayer ?
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Donald Duck

Saga of the Seeds (Table of Contents: 32)

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

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

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

Pop's Private Plan (Table of Contents: 33)

Li'l Bad Wolf / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

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

Kidnapped, Part 2 and Conclusion (Table of Contents: 34)

Walt Disney's Kidnapped / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Louis Stevenson (novel); ? (movie adaptation)
Pencils
Nat Edson
Inks
Nat Edson
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; historical
Characters
David Balfour
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Part 2 of 2.

Cooking Corner (Table of Contents: 35)

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

Whacky Invention (Table of Contents: 36)

Gyro Gearloose / 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
Gyro Gearloose

[From Ancient Times Animals Have Appeared on Coins] (Table of Contents: 37)

Uncle Scrooge's Coin Zoo / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Vic Lockman
Pencils
Vic Lockman
Inks
Vic Lockman
Letters
typeset

Characters
Uncle Scrooge

Join Kellogg's "Banana Splits" Club (Table of Contents: 38) (Expand) /

Kellogg's / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Flying Elephant
    Dumbo
  2. 1. Eye Opener
    The Three Little Pigs
  3. 2. Walt Disney Comics Digest Contents
  4. 3. The Prize of Pizarro
    Donald Duck; Uncle Scrooge
  5. 4. Here, Prince!
    Madam Mim; Minnie Mouse
  6. 5. Vine Vengeance
    Mowgli
  7. 6. Tree Rebus
    Bambi
  8. 7. Midwinter Snacks!
    True Life Adventures
  9. 8. Castle Hassle
    Jiminy Cricket
  10. 9. All Gummed Up
    Scamp
  11. 10. Thumper Meets the Reluctant Dragon
    Thumper
  12. 11. A Day in Wonderland
    Alice; Daisy Duck
  13. 12. Hopscotch Crossword
    Morty and Ferdie
  14. 13. The German Shepherd
    Pluto's Kennel Korner
  15. 14. Horned Cargo
    Moby Duck; Dimwitty Duck
  16. 15. The Flying Elephant
    Dumbo
  17. 16. [Chemistry and Cooking]
    Ludwig Von Drake
  18. 17. The Seven Dwarfs Oil Mine
    The Seven Dwarfs
  19. 18. Scarey Constellation
    Tinker Bell
  20. 19. [Bullseye]
    Goofy
  21. 20. The Wolf Hunt
    Little Hiawatha
  22. 21. Brer Rabbit at Catfish Cove
    Brer Rabbit
  23. 22. Desert Icebergs
    True Life Adventures
  24. 23. Talking Livestock
    Grandma Duck
  25. 24. The Potted Plant Plot
    Goofy; Mickey Mouse
  26. 25. The Mysterious Birdman
    The Adventures of Captain Nemo
  27. 26. Big City Bedlam
    Chip 'n' Dale
  28. 27. The Vanishing Hot Cakes
    April, May and June
  29. 28. [Jewelry]
    Minnie Mouse TV Tickler
  30. 29. Foliage Fun
    Junior Woodchucks
  31. 30. The Owl Who Didn''t Give a Hoot
  32. 31. [Hitch-hiker]
    Donald Duck
  33. 32. Saga of the Seeds
    True Life Adventures
  34. 33. Pop's Private Plan
    Li'l Bad Wolf
  35. 34. Kidnapped, Part 2 and Conclusion
    Walt Disney's Kidnapped
  36. 35. Cooking Corner
    Clarabelle Cow
  37. 36. Whacky Invention
    Gyro Gearloose
  38. 37. [From Ancient Times Animals Have Appeared on Coins]
    Uncle Scrooge's Coin Zoo
  39. 38. Join Kellogg's "Banana Splits" Club
    Kellogg's
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Katie
  • Alberto Becattini
  • Steve Coates
  • Jamie Cufr
  • Merlin Haas
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Clint Maxwell
  • Darrel McCann
  • Jim Van Dore