(August 1970)

Western, 1969 Series
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Price
0.50 USD
Pages
164
Indicia frequency
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Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Western Publishing Company, Inc.
Brand
Gold Key
Editing
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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: 92401-008


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; science fiction
Characters
Woody Woodpecker; Chilly Willy; Bugs Bunny; Beep Beep the Roadrunner; Tom; Jerry

Kids!!! Know What One Pencil Can Do? (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Pencil Puzzle Fun / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Golden Comics Digest Contents (Table of Contents: 2)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Contents page with title of each story, the pages they are in the book and the indicia.

The Bird Scouts (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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Editing
Michael Teitelbaum (original editor) ?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Woody Woodpecker; Knothead; Splinter; Jerky
Synopsis
When Knothead's Bird Scout Troop leader gets sick they talk Woody into leading them on their hike to Indian Mesa, even though it means they have to let Splinter come along. When they get there they are almost chased away by some claim jumpers dressed up as Indian spooks but Knothead knows enough about the Indians that lived there that he knows they aren't real. When they are scared away a second time by a talking totem pole they leave Splinter behind and so they have to go back and find her. They end up captured by the claim jumpers and it is up to Splinter to rescue them.
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Indexer Notes

A Walter Lantz Chuckletime comic story.

Paper Trumpet (Table of Contents: 4)

Andy Panda / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Characters
Andy Panda; Charlie Chicken

Indexer Notes

How to make a paper trumpet.

The Four-Headed Giant (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; science fiction
Characters
Space Mouse; Size, King of Rodentia; The Giant Tooter
Synopsis
When Size gets a call for help from one of the fringe galaxies he sends Space Mouse to check it out. When he gets there he finds some Nose Tooters that he has to help because they are being picked on by a four-headed giant.
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Indexer Notes

original title: "Space Mouse Meets the Four-Headed Giant"

What Is It? (Table of Contents: 6)

Woody Woodpecker / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Characters
Woody Woodpecker

Indexer Notes

A word puzzle.

Drum Valley (Table of Contents: 7)

Winnie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Jack Carey ?
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Jack Carey ?
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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Winnie; Uncle Westly; Claim-Jump Johnson
Synopsis
When Winnie's Uncle Westly shows up at her home because invisible injun spooks chased him away from his claim he creates such a mess that Winnie takes him back to his claim to debunk the spooks and get him out of her house.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Pepe and Pepito / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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Paul Murry
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Paul Murry
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
At a county fair in Trinidad...
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Pepe; Pepito; Mama
Synopsis
Pepe, the former boxing champion, raises his son Pepito to be the next boxing champion but he wants to play the drums instead. Fortunately, he figures out how to do both.
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Number Stumper (Table of Contents: 9)

Oswald the Rabbit / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Characters
Oswald the Rabbit; Floyd; Lloyd

Indexer Notes

A number puzzle.

The Explorer (Table of Contents: 10)

Chilly Willy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Chilly Willy; Patty; Bully Bear
Synopsis
When Chilly notices that everyone seems to be an expert at something but him he decides to be an explorer. He sets off to make a map of the other side of Stumbling Block Glacier. Unfortunately for him, Bully Bear thinks that instead of making a map he must be following one to buried treasure and he takes off after him, inadvertently helping Chilly along the way.
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Indexer Notes

Title is taken from the contents page. The first sentence is "Another whopper!".

Chuckle Chest (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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Genre
humor
Characters
Knothead; Splinter

Indexer Notes

A page full of jokes.

[Triceratops, Brachiosaurus, Lambeosaurus] (Table of Contents: 12)

Prehistoric Creatures / text article / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

A "factual" article on Triceratops, Brachiosarus and Lambeosaurus dinosaurs.

Journey to the Sun (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 14 pages (report information)

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Genre
science fiction
Characters
Captain Bruce Martin; Hale; Peter Dunn; Smith
Synopsis
The story of the first manned spaceship sent to orbit the Sun to gather data so that earth can shield it's radio waves against a giant sunspot.
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Hair-Raising Hare (Table of Contents: 14)

Bugs Bunny / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Bugs Bunny; Professor Bumble; Elmer Fudd
Synopsis
Bugs decides to help Elmer grow hair using Professor Bumble's Fuzz water but he mistakenly dumps a bottle all over his body and Elmer ends up looking like a big dog and is promptly thrown in the pound.

Indexer Notes

A Warner Bros. Funtastics story.

Petunia's Flower Pin-Up (Table of Contents: 15)

Petunia Pig / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Characters
Petunia Pig

Indexer Notes

How to make flowers from yarn, paper and pipe cleaners.

High-Flying Coyote (Table of Contents: 16)

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

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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Beep Beep the Road Runner; Wile E. Coyote
Synopsis
Wile E. tries to trap Beep Beep at an abandoned gas station but Beep Beep tricks him into burning his fur off so that he can't chase him until it grows back.

Daffy Questions (Table of Contents: 17)

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

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Characters
Daffy Duck
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Indexer Notes

Riddles. First line: "If Daffy climbs up the steep side of a mountain, where should he get down?"

The Caged Cat (Table of Contents: 18)

Tweety and Sylvester / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Tweety; Sylvester
Synopsis
Tweety is a caged bird in the zoo when Sylvester sees him and decides to eat him. Unfortunately for Sylvester, every time he tries to get Tweety he ends up with a different wild animal from the zoo.

Elmer Fudd's Garden (Table of Contents: 19)

Funny Animals / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Characters
Elmer Fudd

Indexer Notes

A word scramble puzzle.

Hi-Ho, Steed! (Table of Contents: 20)

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

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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Cool Cat; Mr. Hunter; Ella; Rhina
Synopsis
When Mr. Hunter trades in Ella (his old faithful elephant) for the faster Rhina (a rhino) Cool Cat is almost captured. He looks for a faster ride for himself to help him get away but nothing seems to work until he has a brainstorm.

Nutty Quiz (Table of Contents: 21)

Porky Pig / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Characters
Porky Pig

Indexer Notes

Riddles.

Coming In on a Wing-Ding (Table of Contents: 22)

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

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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Daffy Duck
Synopsis
When Daffy Duck drops in on an Indian and tries to mooch a meal the Indian thinks he is offering himself for the meal. Daffy has to hurry and convince the Indian to eat something else before he decides he wants duck soup again.
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[Terry A. Laughlin] (Table of Contents: 23)

Young Heroes / text article / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Terry A. Laughlin; Malcolm P. Carr
Synopsis
The story of Terry A. Laughlin, a Carnegie Hero Fund Medal winner.

Indexer Notes

Includes spot illustration of Carnegie Hero Fund Medal.

Famous Men of the Old West - John Colter (Table of Contents: 24)

Famous Men of the Old West / text story / 3 pages (report information)

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Genre
western-frontier
Characters
John Colter
Synopsis
The story of John Colter, the famous explorer.

The Fortune Finder (Table of Contents: 25)

Tom and Jerry / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Tom; Jerry; Tuffy
Synopsis
Tom is looking for money so he asks Jerry and Tuffy for some. They tell him no and that their money is hidden too well for him to find it. Tom sees an article in the paper that says if you are happy and smile a lot, fortune will smile on you. When he tries it and finds a penny Jerry and Tuffy get worried he will find their piggy bank and they try in vain to find a better hiding place.

Box-In-The-Dots (Table of Contents: 26)

Barney Bear / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Characters
Barney Bear

Indexer Notes

A box-in-the-dots puzzle.

Insecure Security (Table of Contents: 27)

Droopy / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Droopy; Bring'-Em-Back Black; Mammie
Synopsis
Droopy feels unsafe outside so he trades places with a dog in a kennel that is looking for some excitement. Unfortunately for Droopy, as soon as he gets settled in at the pound he is removed and sent to Lower Liptwitch to hunt Elephas Primigenius (a prehistoric Elephant) where he meets up with a lion, a rhino and a gorilla before he finds what he is looking for.
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Name the Wheel (Table of Contents: 28)

Flip 'n' Dip / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Characters
Flip; Dip

Indexer Notes

A crossword puzzle.

The Order of the Dragon (Table of Contents: 29)

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

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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Mouse Musketeers; M'sieur Poosy-Cat; The King
Synopsis
When the Mouse Musketeers think they see M'sieur Poosy-Cat pledging allegiance to a dragon head they think he is pledging allegiance to "The Order of the Dragon" and therefore they think that he is trying to overthrow the king and they set about to protect him.

Puzzling Facts (Table of Contents: 30)

Tom / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Characters
Tom

Indexer Notes

A word picture puzzle.

The Disguised Daredevil (Table of Contents: 31)

Bertie Bird / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Fallberg ?
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Al Hubbard ?
Inks
Al Hubbard ?
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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Jay Brothers; The Crimson Daredevil [Bertie Bird]; Earl
Synopsis
Bertie is jealous because of the special treatment that the Jay Brothers get for their aerial acrobatics so he makes a disguise and tries to do his own tricks. Unfortunately, the paint used for his disguise hasn't dried and he isn't really very good at aerial tricks either.
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Name Game (Table of Contents: 32)

Spike and Tyke / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Characters
Spike; Tyke

Indexer Notes

A Word Game.

Sitting Pretty (Table of Contents: 33)

Little Quacker / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Little Quacker; Wendel Wildcat
Synopsis
Little Quacker is very frustrated by the way minor things that happen in the river keep affecting him, but the petty problems are quickly washed away when Wendel Wildcat tears a hole in the dam so that he can eat the animals on the other side of the dam. Little Quacker manages to escape him and uses a canoe to stop him. Because of his help the beaver agrees to build something to help him with some of the minor problems he used to have.
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Summer's Fun!!!! (Table of Contents: 34) (Expand) /

Summer Fun For Boys and Girls / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[Jokes By Cracky] (Table of Contents: 35) (Expand) /

[Jokes By Cracky] / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Kids!!! Know What One Pencil Can Do?
    Pencil Puzzle Fun
  3. 2. Golden Comics Digest Contents
  4. 3. The Bird Scouts
    Woody Woodpecker
  5. 4. Paper Trumpet
    Andy Panda
  6. 5. The Four-Headed Giant
    Space Mouse
  7. 6. What Is It?
    Woody Woodpecker
  8. 7. Drum Valley
    Winnie
  9. 8. ["At a county fair in Trinidad..."]
    Pepe and Pepito
  10. 9. Number Stumper
    Oswald the Rabbit
  11. 10. The Explorer
    Chilly Willy
  12. 11. Chuckle Chest
    Knothead and Splinter
  13. 12. [Triceratops, Brachiosaurus, Lambeosaurus]
    Prehistoric Creatures
  14. 13. Journey to the Sun
  15. 14. Hair-Raising Hare
    Bugs Bunny
  16. 15. Petunia's Flower Pin-Up
    Petunia Pig
  17. 16. High-Flying Coyote
    Beep Beep the Road Runner
  18. 17. Daffy Questions
    Daffy Duck
  19. 18. The Caged Cat
    Tweety and Sylvester
  20. 19. Elmer Fudd's Garden
    Funny Animals
  21. 20. Hi-Ho, Steed!
    Cool Cat
  22. 21. Nutty Quiz
    Porky Pig
  23. 22. Coming In on a Wing-Ding
    Daffy Duck
  24. 23. [Terry A. Laughlin]
    Young Heroes
  25. 24. Famous Men of the Old West - John Colter
    Famous Men of the Old West
  26. 25. The Fortune Finder
    Tom and Jerry
  27. 26. Box-In-The-Dots
    Barney Bear
  28. 27. Insecure Security
    Droopy
  29. 28. Name the Wheel
    Flip 'n' Dip
  30. 29. The Order of the Dragon
    Mouse Musketeers
  31. 30. Puzzling Facts
    Tom
  32. 31. The Disguised Daredevil
    Bertie Bird
  33. 32. Name Game
    Spike and Tyke
  34. 33. Sitting Pretty
    Little Quacker
  35. 34. Summer's Fun!!!!
    Summer Fun For Boys and Girls
  36. 35. [Jokes By Cracky]
    [Jokes By Cracky]
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