(November 1968)

Western, 1962 Series
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Price
0.15 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
On-sale Date
1968-08-22
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Western Publishing Company, Inc.
Brand
Gold Key
Editing
Chase Craig; Del Connell

Issue Notes

Cover code: 10027-811. On-sale date from 1968 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.

The Mysterious Knight Rider (Table of Contents)

Mickey Mouse / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Paul Murry
Inks
Paul Murry
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
typeset

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Mickey Mouse; Minnie Mouse; Goofy; The Mysterious Knight Rider and his steed
Synopsis
The Mysterious Knight Rider, an armored figure on a fiery steed, leaps over a car containing a frightened Mickey, Minnie, and Goofy.
Reprints
Keywords
car; fright; ghost; horse; knight; lance; shield; unexpected intrusion

Most Powerful Airplane (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

General Mills; Cheerios; Cheerios Kid / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Mysterious Knight Rider (Table of Contents: 2)

Mickey Mouse / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script
Cecil Beard ?
Pencils
Paul Murry
Inks
Paul Murry
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
Rome Siemen

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Good heavens! What is that noise!
Feature Logo
Walt Disney Mickey Mouse
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Mickey Mouse; Minnie Mouse; Goofy; Shamus McFuddy (lawyer); caretaker; Dink; Dobbin (horse); Dimwitty McGoof; The Mysterious Knight Rider; Crusher (raging steed)
Synopsis
Goofy inherits a trunkful of artifacts from a deceased uncle in Scotland, including the deed to an ancient Scottish castle – which leads him, Mickey, and Minnie to the fog-shrouded highlands and a ghostly armored figure on a rampage.
Reprints
Keywords
bagpipes; castle; ghost; horse; inheritance; knight; mystery; Scotland

Indexer Notes

Story is interrupted between pages 14 and 15, for four pages of “Gold Key Comics Club” material that comprise the centerfold.

Gold Key Comics Club News (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Gold Key Comics Club / preview (from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Reader's Page Animals (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Drawings of various animals submitted by readers.

Reader's Page Airplanes (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Drawings of various airplanes submitted by readers.

Jokes on You (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Why is a pianist like sixteen ounces of lead?
Characters
Gold Key Kid
Keywords
jokes; riddles

Indexer Notes

Jokes and riddles submitted by readers.

Big Excitement (Table of Contents: 7)

Chip 'n' Dale / text story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
“We need excitement. Let’s go on a trip,” Dale suggested to Chip.
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Chip; Dale; two boys
Synopsis
Looking for excitement, Chip 'n' Dale take an unfamiliar forest path, leading to an “exciting” ride on a model rocket.
Keywords
be-careful-what-you-wish-for; chipmunks; model rocket; quest for excitement

Fearsome Forest (Table of Contents: 8)

Junior Woodchucks / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Folks say that this forest is bewitched!
Feature Logo
Junior Woodchucks Western Logo 1
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Junior Woodchucks [Huey; Dewey; Louie]; wicked witch; two other Junior Woodchucks
Synopsis
A bewitched hollow log with spider-legs carries Huey, Dewey, and Louie into the clutches of a wicked witch, who puts them to work mass-producing her black-magic potions.
Reprints
Keywords
abounding oddities; black-magic potions; forest setting; wicked witch

Comic Books for Sale (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Howard N. Rogofsky / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[Cement Discontent] (Table of Contents: 10)

Gold Key Comics Club Mini-Comics / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
chicken; workman
Synopsis
A hungry chicken mistakes a sack of cement for a sack of corn, washes it down with some fountain water, and stiffens into a quick-drying statue.
Keywords
cement; chicken

Indexer Notes

Pantomime. Lower half of page.

Dinosauria Plesiosaur (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
At the beginning of the Mesozoic Age about 190 million years ago, a huge flesh-eating sea dinosaur appeared in the prehistoric waters – the plesiosaur.
Genre
non-fiction
Keywords
dinosaurs; educational feature

Indexer Notes

Illustrated text article on the plesiosaur. Copyright 1968 by Western Publishing Company, Inc.

28 of Walt Disney's Most Famous Characters Decorating Your Child's Room! (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Golden Press / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Be a Big Winner (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Sales Leadership Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Mysterious Knight Rider
    Mickey Mouse
  2. 1. Most Powerful Airplane
    General Mills; Cheerios; Cheerios Kid
  3. 2. The Mysterious Knight Rider
    Mickey Mouse
  4. 3. Gold Key Comics Club News
    Gold Key Comics Club
  5. 4. Reader's Page Animals
    Gold Key Comics Club
  6. 5. Reader's Page Airplanes
    Gold Key Comics Club
  7. 6. Jokes on You
    Gold Key Comics Club
  8. 7. Big Excitement
    Chip 'n' Dale
  9. 8. Fearsome Forest
    Junior Woodchucks
  10. 9. Comic Books for Sale
    Howard N. Rogofsky
  11. 10. [Cement Discontent]
    Gold Key Comics Club Mini-Comics
  12. 11. Dinosauria Plesiosaur
    Gold Key Comics Club
  13. 12. 28 of Walt Disney's Most Famous Characters Decorating Your Child's Room!
    Golden Press
  14. 13. Be a Big Winner
    Sales Leadership Club
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