(May 1969)

Western, 1969 Series
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Price
0.50 USD
Pages
164
Indicia frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1969-04-01
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Western Publishing Company, Inc.
Brand
Gold Key
Editing
?
Color
full color
Dimensions
4.75 in. x 6.5 in. digest
Paper Stock
newsprint interior; glossy cardboard cover
Binding
perfect-bound

Issue Notes

Cover code: 92401-905. On sale date from Walt Disney Comics Digest #10.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Tom and Jerry; Bugs Bunny; Woody Woodpecker / cover / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Tom; Jerry; Woody Woodpecker; Bugs Bunny
Keywords
carrots; cellos; marionettes

[Hey Kids!] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Walt Disney Comics Digest / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Golden Comics Digest Contents (Table of Contents: 2)

table of contents / 2 pages (report information)

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Characters
Tom (cameo); Woody Woodpecker (cameo); Bugs Bunny (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Table of Contents and indicia.

The Harebrained Hare (Table of Contents: 3)

Bugs Bunny / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Bugs Bunny, Elmer Fudd; Swami Beebah
Synopsis
Swami Beebah interprets a dream of Bugs' to mean that he should stay away from any gifts from Elmer.
Reprints
  • from ?
Keywords
carrots; crystal ball; dream

Farm Frolic (Table of Contents: 4)

Tweety and Sylvester / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Tweety; Sylvester; Granny
Synopsis
Granny takes Tweety and Sylvester to the farm, where Sylvester gets in trouble while chasing Tweety.
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Keywords
farm

Jumbled Jewelry (Table of Contents: 5)

Honey Bunny / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Honey Bunny

Chickening Out (Table of Contents: 6)

Merlin the Magic Mouse / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Merlin the Magic Mouse; Second Banana
Synopsis
Merlin and Second Banana get in the middle of a feud between the Ratfields and the Catfields. Merlin has to produce fried chicken from his magic hat to cause a truce.
Keywords
feud; flying carpet; fried chicken; magic hat

Indexer Notes

New material.

The Sporting Game (Table of Contents: 7)

Little Pancho Vanilla / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Little Pancho Vanilla

Fly Boys (Table of Contents: 8)

Beep Beep / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Beep Beep; Wile E. Coyote
Synopsis
The Beeps spend all their time catching flies. Wile E. tries to use that to capture them.
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The Hunter's Habitat (Table of Contents: 9)

Cool Cat / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Cool Cat; Mr. Hunter
Synopsis
Unable to bag Cool Cat in the jungle, the Hunter gives the cat a plane ticket to the city, thinking he will be out of his element.
Keywords
city; hunting; jungle

Indexer Notes

New material.

Tragic Magic (Table of Contents: 10)

Porky Pig / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Porky Pig; Cicero Pig
Synopsis
Porky gets a magic kit and thinks he's turned Cicero into a dog.
Reprints
  • from ?
Keywords
magic kit

[Human Cannonball] (Table of Contents: 11)

Daffy Duck - A Golden Giggle / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Daffy Duck
Synopsis
Daffy is a human cannonball in a circus and plans his flight so he ends up in a popcorn wagon.
Keywords
human cannonball; popcorn

Indexer Notes

Pantomime story.

Little Doggie (Table of Contents: 12)

text story / 3 pages (report information)

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Synopsis
A boy adopts an orphaned coyote pup.
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Indexer Notes

Reformatted.

Puppet Show (Table of Contents: 13)

Tom and Jerry / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Tom; Jerry; Tuffy
Synopsis
Jerry and Tuffy pretend to have a disintegrator ray-gun.
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Keywords
disintegrator ray

Fearful Fella (Table of Contents: 14)

Little Quacker / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Little Quacker; Doc Stork
Synopsis
Doc Stork sends Little Quacker to survey the health of the forest animals.

Indexer Notes

New material.

Out on a Limb (Table of Contents: 15)

Fuzzy and Wuzzy / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals

Droopy and the Mechanical Monkey (Table of Contents: 16)

Droopy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Harvey Eisenberg ?
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Harvey Eisenberg ?
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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Droopy; Jerry; Tuffy
Synopsis
Droopy tries to earn a living being an organ-grinder on a city street corner.
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Keywords
organ-grinder

The First Swallow (Table of Contents: 17)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Synopsis
At the mission at Capistrano, a kindly padre cares for an exhausted swallow.
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Keywords
Capistrano; migration; swallow

Indexer Notes

Copyright 1942 by Loew's, Inc. "Based on the M-G-M cartoon."

Word-Block Buster (Table of Contents: 18)

Tom Cat / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Tom; Jerry; Tuffy

Indexer Notes

Word puzzle.

The Castle Caper (Table of Contents: 19)

Mouse Musketeers / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; historical
Characters
Mouse Musketeers [Jerry; Tuffy]; M'sieur Poosycat [Tom]; The King
Synopsis
The King complains about how drafty the castle is.
Keywords
castle; knight

Indexer Notes

New material.

Too Many Bells (Table of Contents: 20)

Big Spike and Little Tyke / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Spike; Tyke; Dingaling (goat)
Synopsis
Spike gets confused by all the different sounds made by the bell worn by Dingaling, the goat.
Reprints
  • from ?
Keywords
bell

[Wax Museum] (Table of Contents: 21)

Jerry & Tuffy - A Golden Giggle / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Jerry; Tuffy
Synopsis
Tuffy nails a sign over the mousehole that says "Library," but when Jerry falls asleep under a candle and is cover with wax, he changes the sign to "Wax Museum."
Keywords
candle; wax museum

Indexer Notes

Pantomime story.

Monster of the Deep (Table of Contents: 22)

text article / 3 pages (report information)

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Synopsis
Facts about the octopus.
Reprints
  • from Sea Hunt #13 (Dell, 1960 series) ?
Keywords
octopus

Indexer Notes

copyright 1962.

The Mystery of Mount Mystic (Table of Contents: 23)

Woody Woodpecker / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Woody Woodpecker; Knothead; Splinter; Dr. Pompy; Fly Finnegan
Synopsis
Woody and the kids find inventor Dr. Pompy hiding out on Mount Mystic to protect the formula for his youth rejuvenator and hair-grower.
Keywords
hair-grower; mountain; waterfall

Indexer Notes

New material ?

Meteor Menace (Table of Contents: 24)

Space Mouse / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; science fiction
Characters
Space Mouse: King Size; King Catnip
Synopsis
An asteroid is on a collision-course with Rodentia. The Cats from Felinia try to prevent Space Mouse from altering the asteroid's course.
Reprints
Keywords
asteroid; Felinia; Rodentia; spaceship

Feathery Facts (Table of Contents: 25)

Homer Pigeon / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Homer Pigeon
Keywords
birds

Indexer Notes

Facts about the different types of birds' bills.

Spy Bait (Table of Contents: 26)

Winnie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Winnie Woodpecker; Annette Doiliette; Claudette
Synopsis
Winnie is a fashion designer and her rivals try to discover the inspirations for her designs.
Keywords
fashion; helicopter; zoo

Indexer Notes

New material.

Public Hero Number Zero (Table of Contents: 27)

Chilly Willy / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Chilly Willy; Patty Penguin; Glen Penguin; Titus Tidal Wave
Synopsis
Chilly tries to be a hero, but ends up being the one needing to be saved.
Reprints
Keywords
fishing; igloos

The Name's the Same (Table of Contents: 28)

Wally Walrus / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Wally Walrus: Woody Woodpecker
Synopsis
Using a rebus puzzle to figure out the answer to a question.

Ho, Ho, UFO! (Table of Contents: 29)

The Beary Family / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
The Beary Family [Charlie; Bessie; Junior]
Synopsis
Junior says he saw a UFO. His father tries to fool him by launching ordinary objects, but gets caught up in a self-inflating weather balloon and ends up being mistaken for a UFO himself.
Keywords
flying saucer; weather balloon

Indexer Notes

New material.

Found and Hounded (Table of Contents: 30)

Andy Panda and Charlie Chicken / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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John Carey
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John Carey
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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Andy Panda; Charlie Chicken
Synopsis
Andy goes to the mountains to find a quiet spot to write a novel, but Charlie keeps things chaotic.
Reprints

Chuckle Chest (Table of Contents: 31)

Knothead and Splinter / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Knothead; Splinter

Indexer Notes

Jokes and riddles with header illustration.

Woody Woodpecker Puzzle Tree (Table of Contents: 32)

Woody Woodpecker / activity / 0.7 page (report information)

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Characters
Woody Woodpecker

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Crossword puzzle with tree names as answers.

[Retailer Display Allowance] (Table of Contents: 33) (Expand) /

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

Rug Rally (Table of Contents: 34) (Expand) /

Mighty Matchbox / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Tom and Jerry; Bugs Bunny; Woody Woodpecker
  2. 1. [Hey Kids!]
    Walt Disney Comics Digest
  3. 2. Golden Comics Digest Contents
  4. 3. The Harebrained Hare
    Bugs Bunny
  5. 4. Farm Frolic
    Tweety and Sylvester
  6. 5. Jumbled Jewelry
    Honey Bunny
  7. 6. Chickening Out
    Merlin the Magic Mouse
  8. 7. The Sporting Game
    Little Pancho Vanilla
  9. 8. Fly Boys
    Beep Beep
  10. 9. The Hunter's Habitat
    Cool Cat
  11. 10. Tragic Magic
    Porky Pig
  12. 11. [Human Cannonball]
    Daffy Duck - A Golden Giggle
  13. 12. Little Doggie
  14. 13. Puppet Show
    Tom and Jerry
  15. 14. Fearful Fella
    Little Quacker
  16. 15. Out on a Limb
    Fuzzy and Wuzzy
  17. 16. Droopy and the Mechanical Monkey
    Droopy
  18. 17. The First Swallow
  19. 18. Word-Block Buster
    Tom Cat
  20. 19. The Castle Caper
    Mouse Musketeers
  21. 20. Too Many Bells
    Big Spike and Little Tyke
  22. 21. [Wax Museum]
    Jerry & Tuffy - A Golden Giggle
  23. 22. Monster of the Deep
  24. 23. The Mystery of Mount Mystic
    Woody Woodpecker
  25. 24. Meteor Menace
    Space Mouse
  26. 25. Feathery Facts
    Homer Pigeon
  27. 26. Spy Bait
    Winnie
  28. 27. Public Hero Number Zero
    Chilly Willy
  29. 28. The Name's the Same
    Wally Walrus
  30. 29. Ho, Ho, UFO!
    The Beary Family
  31. 30. Found and Hounded
    Andy Panda and Charlie Chicken
  32. 31. Chuckle Chest
    Knothead and Splinter
  33. 32. Woody Woodpecker Puzzle Tree
    Woody Woodpecker
  34. 33. [Retailer Display Allowance]
  35. 34. Rug Rally
    Mighty Matchbox
This issue was most recently modified by:
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