(September 1969)

Western, 1969 Series
< Previous Issue |
| Next Issue >
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: 92401-909


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Beep Beep; Bugs Bunny; Woody Woodpecker; Tom; Jerry; Cuddles

There's More Fun with Buddy L Trucks (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Buddy L / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Golden Comics Digest Contents (Table of Contents: 2)

table of contents / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

Indexer Notes

Table of Contents and indicia.

The Radio Ruckus (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Tom; Jerry; Tuffy; Dr. Weirdo
Synopsis
Disturbed by the noise from Jerry and Tuffy's radio, Tom moves into what-appears to be a deserted castle. He finds it occupied by Dr. Weirdo, whose mechanical monsters cause Tom to decide home was better.
Reprints
Keywords
castle; monster; radio

The Built-in Diving Board (Table of Contents: 4)

Flip 'n' Dip / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Flip; Dip; Pop; Mom; Trader Dan
Synopsis
Flip and Dip buy an elephant with hay fever.
Reprints
Keywords
elephant; sneezing

Photo Finish (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Skrewy
Synopsis
Skrewy pesters a photographer to take pictures of him instead of birds.
Keywords
buzzard; photographer

Indexer Notes

Four horizontal panels per page. New material.

The Hot Flier (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Al Hubbard
Inks
Al Hubbard ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Bertie Bird; Red Robin; Squilly Squirrel; Hugo Hummingbird; Tim Turtle
Synopsis
Annoyed by Bertie's bragging, the forest animals challenge Bertie to a race with Hugo Hummingbird.
Reprints
Keywords
hummingbird; race; turtle

Tom's Lock Puzzle (Table of Contents: 7)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Tom

Indexer Notes

A word puzzle.

The Dragon Dilemma (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; historical
Characters
Mouse Musketeers [Jerry; Tuffy]; M'sieur Poosycat [Tom]; The King
Synopsis
The King finds he needs Tom and his lousy trumpet playing to keep a dragon away from the castle.
Keywords
castle; dragon; trumpet

Indexer Notes

Two vertical panels per page. New material.

The Downhearted Duckling (Table of Contents: 9)

Little Quacker / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harvey Eisenberg ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Little Quacker; Tom; Jerry
Synopsis
Little Quacker is depressed because he thinks he's an ugly duckling.
Reprints
Keywords
beauty; ugly duckling

The Pharaoh's Curse (Table of Contents: 10)

text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Howard Carter; King Tutankhamen
Synopsis
The opening of King Tut's tomb and the curse that was supposed to affect those involved.
Reprints
  • from ?
Keywords
curse; Egypt; Pharaoh

Indexer Notes

Text with three illustrations. Copyright 1964.

Topknot of the Big Top (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Woody Woodpecker; Winnie Woodpecker; Knothead; Splinter
Synopsis
Winnie inherits a circus and Woody becomes a star performer, despite disrupting the other acts.
Keywords
circus; elephants; lion tamer; rocket; strong man; tightrope walker

Indexer Notes

New material. Mention of Poughkeepsie, New York, in the story.

To Sea and Back (Table of Contents: 12)

Chilly Willy / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Chilly Willy; Bully Bear
Synopsis
Unhappy with the competition for fishing, Bully Bear decides to remove Chilly Willy from the fishing spot.
Keywords
fishing; ice

Indexer Notes

New material.

Taxi Help (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Charlie Chicken
Synopsis
Charlie uses a taxi to cross water flowing in a street.
Keywords
taxi

Indexer Notes

Pantomime story.

Cuddles (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Cuddles (dog); Johnny Pennyweather; Mr. Pennyweather
Synopsis
A small puppy grows into a huge dog with an obsession with burying things.
Reprints
Keywords
burying; Great Dane

Indexer Notes

Based on the 1954 Walter Lantz cartoon "Dig That Dog."

Chuckle Chest (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Knothead; Splinter

Indexer Notes

A page of text jokes.

The Rare Egg Scramble (Table of Contents: 16)

Andy Panda / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Andy Panda; Charlie Chicken; Colonel Simpleton
Synopsis
While flying in a balloon over a desert, Andy and Charlie rescue a archeologist. He takes them to a hidden valley where they hatch a dragon's egg.
Reprints
Keywords
desert; dragon; hidden valley; hot-air balloon

The Fame Game (Table of Contents: 17)

Winnie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Winnie Woodpecker; Henrietta Hippo
Synopsis
Winnie tries to open a gourmet restaurant, but her customers all want plain food.
Keywords
restaurant

Indexer Notes

New material.

Woody Just for Fun Story (Table of Contents: 18)

Woody Woodpecker / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Woody Woodpecker

Indexer Notes

A text story with blanks to be filled in from a list at the bottom of the page.

Raptures of the Deep (Table of Contents: 19)

text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Cap'n Larkin
Synopsis
Cap'n Larkin finds ghostly pirates when he makes a deep dive.
Reprints
Keywords
diving; ghosts; pirates; treasure

Indexer Notes

Copyright 1964. Text story with three illustrations.

The Big Game Hunters (Table of Contents: 20)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Bugs Bunny; Elmer Fudd
Synopsis
Bugs and Elmer go to Africa to capture animals for the zoo.
Keywords
Africa; elephant; giraffe; hunting; lion; ostrich; rhinoceros; zoo

Indexer Notes

New material.

Who's in the Zoo? (Table of Contents: 21)

Bugs and Elmer / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Bugs Bunny (cameo); Elmer Fudd (cameo)
Synopsis
Silhouettes of animals with the names scrambled.

Indexer Notes

A follow-up to the preceding story.

The Rain Game (Table of Contents: 22)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Cool Cat; Hunter
Synopsis
The Hunter tries to take advantage of Cool Cat's dislike of rain.
Keywords
rain; rainbow; television

Indexer Notes

New material. Four horizontal panels per page.

A Case of Tweets (Table of Contents: 23)

Tweety and Sylvester / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Tweety; Sylvester
Synopsis
Tweety's constant tweeting is driving Sylvester crazy.
Reprints
  • from ?
Keywords
echo; loud-speaker; whistle

Fun Figures (Table of Contents: 24)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Petunia Pig (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Drawings made up of numbers. Object is to add all the numbers together to get a total.

The Scarey-Crow (Table of Contents: 25)

Little Pancho Vanilla / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Gil Turner ?
Pencils
Gil Turner
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Little Pancho Vanilla; Papacita
Reprints

In a Spin (Table of Contents: 26)

Beep Beep the Road Runner / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Beep Beep; Wile E. Coyote; Beep Beep's sons
Synopsis
Wile E. invents a "dust-devil machine" to make cyclones.
Keywords
cyclone; invention

Indexer Notes

New material

[The Snorkel] (Table of Contents: 27)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Porky Pig
Synopsis
Porky annoys a man while snorkeling.
Keywords
beach; snorkel

Indexer Notes

Pantomime story.

The Hero (Table of Contents: 28)

Daffy Duck / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Daffy Duck; Elmer Fudd
Synopsis
Daffy tries to make a hero out of Elmer, but everything goes wrong.
Reprints
Keywords
drowning; first aid; hero; television

Treasure Trouble (Table of Contents: 29)

Yosemite Sam / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Yosemite Sam

Indexer Notes

A connect-the-dots puzzle.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 30) (Expand) /

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

Enter the Golden Magazine "TV Star" Sweepstakes (Table of Contents: 31) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. There's More Fun with Buddy L Trucks
    Buddy L
  3. 2. Golden Comics Digest Contents
  4. 3. The Radio Ruckus
    Tom and Jerry
  5. 4. The Built-in Diving Board
    Flip 'n' Dip
  6. 5. Photo Finish
    Skrewy the Screwball Squirrel
  7. 6. The Hot Flier
    Bertie Bird
  8. 7. Tom's Lock Puzzle
  9. 8. The Dragon Dilemma
    Mouse Musketeers
  10. 9. The Downhearted Duckling
    Little Quacker
  11. 10. The Pharaoh's Curse
  12. 11. Topknot of the Big Top
    Woody Woodpecker
  13. 12. To Sea and Back
    Chilly Willy
  14. 13. Taxi Help
    Charlie Chicken - A Golden Giggle
  15. 14. Cuddles
  16. 15. Chuckle Chest
    Knothead and Splinter
  17. 16. The Rare Egg Scramble
    Andy Panda
  18. 17. The Fame Game
    Winnie
  19. 18. Woody Just for Fun Story
    Woody Woodpecker
  20. 19. Raptures of the Deep
  21. 20. The Big Game Hunters
    Bugs Bunny
  22. 21. Who's in the Zoo?
    Bugs and Elmer
  23. 22. The Rain Game
    Cool Cat
  24. 23. A Case of Tweets
    Tweety and Sylvester
  25. 24. Fun Figures
  26. 25. The Scarey-Crow
    Little Pancho Vanilla
  27. 26. In a Spin
    Beep Beep the Road Runner
  28. 27. [The Snorkel]
    Porky Pig - A Golden Giggle
  29. 28. The Hero
    Daffy Duck
  30. 29. Treasure Trouble
    Yosemite Sam
  31. 30. ["Hi, I'm Cracky..."]
    Golden Magazine
  32. 31. Enter the Golden Magazine "TV Star" Sweepstakes
    Golden Magazine
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
  • Lou Mougin
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Karl Wilcox
  • Darrel McCann
  • Jim Van Dore