(July 1969)

Western, 1969 Series
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Price
0.50 USD
Pages
164
Indicia frequency
monthly
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: 92401-907


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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typeset

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Woody Woodpecker; Bugs Bunny; Tom; Jerry; Tuffy
Keywords
ocean

Indexer Notes

Three individual panels that make one large drawing.

[no title indexed] (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.

Peck of Troubles (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Woody Woodpecker; Knothead; Splinter
Synopsis
Woody and the kids are hired as lumberjacks when then rest of the workers are scared out of a "haunted" forest.
Reprints
Keywords
cave; forest; ghost; scuba-diving; submarine

Bank Box Bounty (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
The Beary Family [Charlie; Bessie; Junior; Suzy]; Polly (parrot)
Synopsis
Charlie and Junior find a box of money from a bank robbery and try to hide it from the bank robbers.
Keywords
bank robbery

Indexer Notes

New material. Four horizontal panels per page.

Picture Spelling Fun (Table of Contents: 5)

Buzz Buzzard / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Indexer Notes

Word puzzle.

Flying High (Table of Contents: 6)

Chilly Willy / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Vivie Risto
Inks
Vivie Risto
Colors
?
Letters
Vivie Risto

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Chilly Willy; Ping; Pong; Waldo Whale
Synopsis
Chilly tries various methods to learn to fly.
Reprints
Keywords
flying; whale

Chuckle Chest (Table of Contents: 7)

Knothead and Splinter / text story / 1 page (report information)

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Characters
Knothead; Splinter

Indexer Notes

A page of text jokes with an illustrated header.

Space Fair (Table of Contents: 8)

Space Mouse / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; science fiction
Characters
Space Mouse; King Size; Harmo; Parmo
Synopsis
Space Mouse has to search for missing delegates who were supposed to attend the Space Fair on Rodentia.
Reprints
Keywords
fair; Rodentia; spaceship

A Gifted Girl (Table of Contents: 9)

Winnie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Winnie Woodpecker; Woody Woodpecker
Synopsis
Winnie tries to impress Woody with her talents.
Keywords
scooter

Indexer Notes

New material.

Fishy Puzzlers (Table of Contents: 10)

Charlie and Woody / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Characters
Charlie Chicken; Woody Woodpecker

Indexer Notes

Puzzles involving water-dwelling animals.

The Boulder Bandits (Table of Contents: 11)

Inspector Willoughby / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Fallberg
Pencils
Vivie Risto
Inks
Vivie Risto
Colors
?
Letters
Vivie Risto

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Inspector Willoughby
Synopsis
Bank robbers keep placing a boulder on the tracks in order to rob trains.
Reprints
Keywords
bandits; railroad

You Ride the Chisholm Trail (Table of Contents: 12)

text story / 3 pages (report information)

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Genre
western-frontier
Synopsis
An account of what an early cattle drive was like.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Text story with three illustrations. Copyright 1964.

Hare-Raising Experience (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Bugs Bunny; Yosemite Sam
Synopsis
Yosemite Sam decides to quit being a pirate, but the pirates association brings him to Skull Island to stand trial for leaving the ranks.
Reprints
Keywords
Jolly Roger; parrot; pirates; Skull Island; trial

Catch the Culprit (Table of Contents: 14)

Merlin the Magic Mouse / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Merlin the Magic Mouse; Second Banana
Keywords
crystal ball

The Bogus Beep (Table of Contents: 15)

Beep Beep, The Road Runner / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Beep Beep; Wile E. Coyote; Beep Beep's sons
Synopsis
Wile E. tricks Beep Beep's sons with fake beeps that lead them into a cave.
Keywords
cave; horn

Indexer Notes

New material. Two vertical panels per page.

The Spry Fly (Table of Contents: 16)

Daffy Duck / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Fred Arbanz
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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Daffy Duck; Elmer Fudd
Synopsis
Elmer is pestered by an annoying housefly.
Reprints
Keywords
fly

Rhymetime with Bugs Bunny (Table of Contents: 17)

Bugs Bunny / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Characters
Bugs Bunny

Indexer Notes

Game with object of finding birds' names that rhyme with the objects pictured.

Colorful Career (Table of Contents: 18)

Porky Pig / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Porky Pig; Petunia Pig; Cicero Pig
Synopsis
Petunia's specially-formulated recipes for mush give Porky and Cicero special talents.
Reprints
Keywords
astronaut; cooking; mush; President; recipe; Washington D.C.

[Bag-Bounce] (Table of Contents: 19)

Tweety and Sylvester - A Golden Giggle / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Tweety; Sylvester
Synopsis
Sylvester gets hit in the face when he practices with a boxer's speed-bag. He tries the same thing with Tweety's cage and gets the same result.
Keywords
birdcage; boxing; speed-bag

Indexer Notes

Pantomime story.

Tree Trap (Table of Contents: 20)

Cool Cat / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Cool Cat; Hunter
Synopsis
The Hunter uses camouflage to try to catch Cool Cat.
Keywords
camouflage

Indexer Notes

New material.

Tiger of the Sea (Table of Contents: 21)

text article / 3 pages (report information)

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typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Facts about sharks.
Reprints
Keywords
shark

Indexer Notes

Text story with three illustrations. Copyright 1961.

A Tale of Two Mice (Table of Contents: 22)

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 try to distract Tom so they can play his ukulele.
Reprints
Keywords
canoe; ukulele; watermelon

Bird Brain Teaser (Table of Contents: 23)

Jerry and Tuffy / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Characters
Jerry; Tuffy

Indexer Notes

Puzzle to find which of four drawings is different.

Professional Sitter (Table of Contents: 24)

Skrewy the Screwball Squirrel / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Skrewy Squirrel
Synopsis
Skrewy has a chaotic time while trying to baby-sit an Indian's child.
Reprints
Keywords
baby-sitting; Indian; teepee

Doorway to Victory (Table of Contents: 25)

Mouse Musketeers / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; historical
Characters
Mouse Musketeers [Jerry; Tuffy]; M'sieur Poosycat [Tom]; The King
Synopsis
Jerry and Tuffy sabotage M'sieur Poosycat's jousting shield, not knowing he will be facing a nasty knight in a real joust.
Keywords
castle; joust; knight; seige; shield

Indexer Notes

New material; four horizontal panels per page.

[Cat in a Tree] (Table of Contents: 26)

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

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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Droopy
Synopsis
Droopy chases a cat up a tree, then is chased away by a bird.
Keywords
bird; cat; tree

Indexer Notes

Pantomime story.

Foolish Fun (Table of Contents: 27)

Bertie Bird / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Harvey Eisenberg
Inks
Harvey Eisenberg ?
Colors
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Letters
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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Bertie Bird; Red Robin; Mrs. Bobolink; Bobby Bobolink
Synopsis
Red Robin organizes a neighborhood air patrol. Bertie doesn't think he needs any help until he is caught by a cat.
Reprints
Keywords
air patrol; cat; scarecrow

Tree Oddities (Table of Contents: 28)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Skrewy Squirrel (cameo)
Synopsis
Facts about "cow trees," tropical trees that have sap that is used like milk.
Keywords
cow trees

Toy Tractor Tricks (Table of Contents: 29)

Fuzzy and Wuzzy and Barney Bear / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Barney Bear; Fuzzy; Wuzzy; Jerry (cameo); Tuffy (cameo)
Synopsis
Jerry and Tuffy give Fuzzy and Wuzzy a toy tractor, which they use to harass Barney into taking them camping.
Reprints
Keywords
camping; toy tractor

Frog Fancier (Table of Contents: 30)

The Downhearted Duckling / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Little Quacker; Jerry; Tuffy
Synopsis
Jerry and Tuffy think that Little Quacker wants to catch a big frog to eat and try to teach him to catch insects instead.
Reprints
Keywords
duck; frog; insects; pond

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 31) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 32) (Expand) /

Golden Press / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Woody Woodpecker; Bugs Bunny; Tom and Jerry
  2. 1. ["Hey Kids!"]
    Walt Disney Comics Digest
  3. 2. Golden Comics Digest Contents
  4. 3. Peck of Troubles
    Woody Woodpecker
  5. 4. Bank Box Bounty
    The Beary Family
  6. 5. Picture Spelling Fun
    Buzz Buzzard
  7. 6. Flying High
    Chilly Willy
  8. 7. Chuckle Chest
    Knothead and Splinter
  9. 8. Space Fair
    Space Mouse
  10. 9. A Gifted Girl
    Winnie
  11. 10. Fishy Puzzlers
    Charlie and Woody
  12. 11. The Boulder Bandits
    Inspector Willoughby
  13. 12. You Ride the Chisholm Trail
  14. 13. Hare-Raising Experience
    Bugs Bunny
  15. 14. Catch the Culprit
    Merlin the Magic Mouse
  16. 15. The Bogus Beep
    Beep Beep, The Road Runner
  17. 16. The Spry Fly
    Daffy Duck
  18. 17. Rhymetime with Bugs Bunny
    Bugs Bunny
  19. 18. Colorful Career
    Porky Pig
  20. 19. [Bag-Bounce]
    Tweety and Sylvester - A Golden Giggle
  21. 20. Tree Trap
    Cool Cat
  22. 21. Tiger of the Sea
  23. 22. A Tale of Two Mice
    Tom and Jerry
  24. 23. Bird Brain Teaser
    Jerry and Tuffy
  25. 24. Professional Sitter
    Skrewy the Screwball Squirrel
  26. 25. Doorway to Victory
    Mouse Musketeers
  27. 26. [Cat in a Tree]
    Droopy - A Golden Giggle
  28. 27. Foolish Fun
    Bertie Bird
  29. 28. Tree Oddities
  30. 29. Toy Tractor Tricks
    Fuzzy and Wuzzy and Barney Bear
  31. 30. Frog Fancier
    The Downhearted Duckling
  32. 31. ["You'll love this one, too!"]
    Golden Comics Digest
  33. 32. ["28 of Walt Disney's Most Famous Characters..."]
    Golden Press
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Lou Mougin
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Karl Wilcox
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