(July 1973)

Western, 1969 Series
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Price
0.50 USD
Pages
164
Indicia Frequency
Bi-monthly
On-sale date
1973
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: 92401-307


Vacation Funnies (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Bugs Bunny; Daffy Duck

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Contents (Table of Contents: 2)

table of contents / 2 pages (report information)

Letters
typeset

The Secret Surfer (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Rome Siemon

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Bugs Bunny; Honey Bunny; Suzy [Fague Fad]; Mel Svelte
Synopsis
Bugs and Honey get involved in a spy case involving a roller coaster.
Reprints

Floundering Fisherman (Table of Contents: 4)

Tweety And Sylvester / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Fred Abranz
Inks
Fred Abranz
Colors
?
Letters
Rome Siemon

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Sylvester; Tweety
Synopsis
Sylvester wants to go fishing far away from others.
Reprints

Sound Effects (Table of Contents: 5)

Cicero / activity / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Tony Strobl ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset, Rome Siemon

Characters
Cicero; Bugs Bunny
Synopsis
Match sound effects to pictures.

Photo Finish (Table of Contents: 6)

Beep Beep The Road Runner / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Pete Alvarado ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Rome Siemon

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Beep Beep The Roadrunner; Wile E. Coyote; Birdbrain Coyote
Synopsis
Wile E.'s twin brother, Birdbrain, comes to shoot the Roadrunners.

A Strange Vacation (Table of Contents: 7)

Henery Hawk / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Henery Hawk; Foghorn Leghorn
Synopsis
Henery tries to convince Foghorn Leghorn to take a vacation.
Reprints

Porky's Picnic Panic (Table of Contents: 8)

Porky Pig / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tony Strobl
Inks
John Liggera ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Porky Pig; Petunia Pig; Cicero
Reprints

Summer Sail (Table of Contents: 9)

Suzanne / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre
children
Characters
Suzanne; Mary; Ralph
Synopsis
Ralph and the boys are building a boat, and Suzanne and Mary want a ride.
Reprints

Ready-Made Rescue (Table of Contents: 10)

Elmer Fudd / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Fred Abranz
Inks
Fred Abranz
Colors
?
Letters
Rome Siemon

Genre
humor
Characters
Elmer Fudd; Bugs Bunny; Ed
Synopsis
Elmer Fudd wants to be a lifeguard.
Reprints

The Treasure Of Peru (Table of Contents: 11)

Lost Bonanzas / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Captain Schmid; Captain James Brown; George W. Sutton
Synopsis
$100,000,000 of lost Peruvian gold.

[Next U Turn Daffy Duck] (Table of Contents: 12)

Daffy Duck / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Spicer

Characters
Daffy Duck
Synopsis
Daffy amidst some signs.

Be-Witched, Be-Fuddled and Be Careful (Table of Contents: 13)

Daffy Duck / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Phil De Lara
Inks
Phil De Lara ?
Colors
?
Letters
Rome Siemon

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Daffy Duck
Synopsis
Daffy encounters a witch.
Reprints

You Don't Have to Hang from a Tree to Be a Coconut (Table of Contents: 14)

Daffy Duck / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Phil De Lara
Inks
Phil De Lara
Colors
?
Letters
Rome Siemon

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Daffy Duck; Yosemite Sam
Synopsis
Daffy ends up on an island where Yosemite Sam has been marooned.
Reprints

There's No Swamp Like Your Own Swamp (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Phil De Lara
Inks
Phil De Lara ?
Colors
?
Letters
Rome Siemon

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Daffy Duck; Elmer Fudd
Synopsis
Elmer ships Daffy off to another country.

Daffy Questions (Table of Contents: 16)

Daffy Duck / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Daffy Duck
Synopsis
Illustrated jokes.

Blaze (Table of Contents: 17)

Blaze / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre
animal
Characters
Blaze; Old Lucifer; Emperor
Synopsis
Blaze defends himself from a deer.

Stalwart Stowaway (Table of Contents: 18)

Petunia Pig / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Phil De Lara
Inks
Vic Lockman
Colors
?
Letters
Vic Lockman

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Petunia Pig; Porky Pig
Synopsis
Petunia accidentally becomes a stowaway on a ship.
Reprints

Not Beep Beep's Beep (Table of Contents: 19)

Beep Beep The Road Runner / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Beep Beep The Roadrunner
Synopsis
Which of the four roadrunners is not Beep Beep's son.

Show Biz Whiz (Table of Contents: 20)

Merlin The Magic Mouse / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Vic Lockman
Pencils
Pete Alvarado
Inks
Vic Lockman
Colors
?
Letters
Vic Lockman

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Merlin The Magic Mouse; Second Banana; I.M. Hambone
Synopsis
Merlin has to perform for a tough audience in Friendly Valley.
Reprints

Instant-Game-Getter (Table of Contents: 21)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Pete Alvarado ?
Inks
Peter Alvarado ?
Colors
?
Letters
Rome Siemon

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Cool Cat
Synopsis
A hunter orders a Instant-Game-Getter kit to catch Cool Cat.
Reprints

Pictured Crossword (Table of Contents: 22)

Porky Pig / activity / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Petunia Pig; Porky Pig
Synopsis
Crossword puzzle with picture clues.

The Vacation Bug (Table of Contents: 23)

Mary Jane And Sniffles / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Mary Jane; Sniffles; Vacation Bug
Synopsis
Mary Jane and Sniffles try to find the Vacation Bug.
Reprints

The Phantom Buccaneer (Table of Contents: 24)

Yosemite Sam / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Spicer

Genre
humor
Characters
Yosemite Sam; Grub
Synopsis
Two pirates trick Yosemite Sam into leading them to his treasure by making him think he's a ghost.

Escape-Route Time in Rhyme (Table of Contents: 25)

Beep Beep The Roadrunner / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Beep Beep The Roadrunner; Wile E. Coyote
Synopsis
Fill-in the missing word.

Pancho's Pesky Pup (Table of Contents: 26)

Little Pancho Vanilla / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Pete Alvarado
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Rome Siemon

Genre
children
Characters
Little Pancho Vanilla; Mamacita; Reech Ranchero; Reech Ranchero's Pup
Synopsis
Pancho tries to sell tamales but the Reech Ranchero's pup keeps eating them.
Reprints

Young Heroes (Table of Contents: 27)

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Raymond B. Rhew; Johnny M. Lidstone
Synopsis
How Raymond saved Johhny.

Unbearable Bears (Table of Contents: 28)

Bugs Bunny / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tony Strobl
Inks
Steve Steere
Colors
?
Letters
Rome Siemon

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Bugs Bunny; Elmer Fudd
Synopsis
Bugs and Elmer try to have a picnic, but a bear cub shows up begging for food.
Reprints

Flusterator (Table of Contents: 29)

Mary Jane And Sniffles / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Mary Jane; Sniffles
Synopsis
Find the right path.
Reprints

Day at the Zoo (Table of Contents: 30)

Porky Pig / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Vic Lockman

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Porky Pig; Petunia Pig; Cicero
Synopsis
Porky has an idea to make money with Petunia's new movie camera.

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

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

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

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Vacation Funnies
  2. 1. ["Wanted for merriment every month!!!"]
  3. 2. Contents
  4. 3. The Secret Surfer
    Bugs Bunny
  5. 4. Floundering Fisherman
    Tweety And Sylvester
  6. 5. Sound Effects
    Cicero
  7. 6. Photo Finish
    Beep Beep The Road Runner
  8. 7. A Strange Vacation
    Henery Hawk
  9. 8. Porky's Picnic Panic
    Porky Pig
  10. 9. Summer Sail
    Suzanne
  11. 10. Ready-Made Rescue
    Elmer Fudd
  12. 11. The Treasure Of Peru
    Lost Bonanzas
  13. 12. [Next U Turn Daffy Duck]
    Daffy Duck
  14. 13. Be-Witched, Be-Fuddled and Be Careful
    Daffy Duck
  15. 14. You Don't Have to Hang from a Tree to Be a Coconut
    Daffy Duck
  16. 15. There's No Swamp Like Your Own Swamp
    Daffy Duck
  17. 16. Daffy Questions
    Daffy Duck
  18. 17. Blaze
    Blaze
  19. 18. Stalwart Stowaway
    Petunia Pig
  20. 19. Not Beep Beep's Beep
    Beep Beep The Road Runner
  21. 20. Show Biz Whiz
    Merlin The Magic Mouse
  22. 21. Instant-Game-Getter
    Cool Cat
  23. 22. Pictured Crossword
    Porky Pig
  24. 23. The Vacation Bug
    Mary Jane And Sniffles
  25. 24. The Phantom Buccaneer
    Yosemite Sam
  26. 25. Escape-Route Time in Rhyme
    Beep Beep The Roadrunner
  27. 26. Pancho's Pesky Pup
    Little Pancho Vanilla
  28. 27. Young Heroes
    Young Heroes
  29. 28. Unbearable Bears
    Bugs Bunny
  30. 29. Flusterator
    Mary Jane And Sniffles
  31. 30. Day at the Zoo
    Porky Pig
  32. 31. ["If you like mysteries, you'll love the Mystery Comics Digest"]
  33. 32. ["Kids!!! Know what one pencil can do?"]
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