(May 1974)

Western, 1963 Series
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Price
0.20 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly except February, April, June, October and December
On-sale Date
1973-03
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Western Publishing Company, Inc.
Brand
Gold Key
Editing
(Western Publishing New York Office); Wally Green

Issue Notes

Cover code: 90094-405. Last 20-cent issue.
This issue has variants:

[“Cymbolic” March] (Table of Contents)

Tweety and Sylvester / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Costanza
Inks
John Costanza
Colors
?
Letters
typeset; logo

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Tweety Bird; Sylvester Pussycat
Synopsis
As part of a marching band, Sylvester is about to clash his cymbals on an unsuspecting Tweety.
Keywords
cymbals; marching band; parade

Indexer Notes

There are many onlookers in the background of this illustration that are drawn in white-outline only – and are “transparent” so that the color of the cover shows through them – in something of a UPA (or later DePatie/Freleng) animation style.

Kids, Roach Designs Are Now Available as Iron-On Transfers! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Gandalf Products Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Plotters! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
?
Pencils
John Costanza
Inks
John Costanza
Colors
?
Letters
John Costanza

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hmm. There goes Sylvester with his friend Slook!
Feature Logo
Tweety and Sylvester Western Logo 2
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Tweety Bird; Sylvester Pussycat; Slook; Professor Doodlehop; scared lady, Sylvester robot, Tweety robot
Synopsis
Sylvester and his dumb pal Slook try catching Tweety with a baseball bat, karate, and finally a robot.
Keywords
baseball bat; karate; one-character-desiring-another-as-a-meal; robot

Indexer Notes

Conventional rounded dialogue balloons.

Disneykin Play Characters Are Here! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Gandalf Products Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Off Limits! (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
?
Pencils
John Costanza
Inks
John Costanza
Colors
?
Letters
John Costanza

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Tweety, I just bought this goldfish and I want you two to be good friends!
Feature Logo
Tweety and Sylvester Western Logo 2
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Tweety Bird; Sylvester Pussycat; granny; goldfish; pet shop delivery guy
Synopsis
Sylvester vs. the new fish in the house.
Keywords
fish; rivalry

Indexer Notes

Conventional rounded dialogue balloons.

Free Color Film (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Gandalf Products Co. / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

Free... (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Gandalf Products Co. / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

Enter the Wonderful World of Amazing Live Sea-Monkeys (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Sea-Monkeys / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

1000 Decals (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Gandalf Products / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Incense Magic (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Gandalf Products Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Margie Gets Free Gifts for the Whole Family (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Gandalf Products Co. / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

Positively Thinking (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Marty Taras
Inks
Marty Taras
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hmm… Vewy intewesting!
Feature Logo
Tweety and Sylvester Western Logo 2
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Tweety Bird; Sylvester Pussycat
Synopsis
Tweety influences Sylvester through “The Power of Positive Thinking”.
Keywords
book; positive thinking

Indexer Notes

Rectangular dialogue balloons with rounded corners.

Fun Tricks Free Things! (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Gandalf Products Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Present! (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
?
Pencils
John Costanza
Inks
John Costanza
Colors
?
Letters
John Costanza

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A pwesent! The puddy tat brought me a pwesent!
Feature Logo
Tweety and Sylvester Western Logo 2
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Tweety Bird; Sylvester Pussycat; angry motorist
Synopsis
Sylvester becomes demoralized when he presents Tweety with the gift of a mallet, and the canary doesn’t even realize that its purpose is to bop the bird. Tweety tries to cheer him up.
Keywords
depression; mallet; present; unwanted help

Indexer Notes

Conventional rounded dialogue balloons.

Super Values (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Super Values / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

204 Revolutionary War Soldiers (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Revolutionary War Soldiers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Get These Dynamite Embroidered Cloth Patches That Tell It Like It Is! (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Gandalf Products Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Collections (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Gandalf Products Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [“Cymbolic” March]
    Tweety and Sylvester
  2. 1. Kids, Roach Designs Are Now Available as Iron-On Transfers!
    Gandalf Products Co.
  3. 2. The Plotters!
    Tweety and Sylvester
  4. 3. Disneykin Play Characters Are Here!
    Gandalf Products Co.
  5. 4. Off Limits!
    Tweety and Sylvester
  6. 5. Free Color Film
    Gandalf Products Co.
  7. 6. Free...
    Gandalf Products Co.
  8. 7. Enter the Wonderful World of Amazing Live Sea-Monkeys
    Sea-Monkeys
  9. 8. 1000 Decals
    Gandalf Products
  10. 9. Incense Magic
    Gandalf Products Co.
  11. 10. Margie Gets Free Gifts for the Whole Family
    Gandalf Products Co.
  12. 11. Positively Thinking
    Tweety and Sylvester
  13. 12. Fun Tricks Free Things!
    Gandalf Products Co.
  14. 13. The Present!
    Tweety and Sylvester
  15. 14. Super Values
    Super Values
  16. 15. 204 Revolutionary War Soldiers
    Revolutionary War Soldiers
  17. 16. Get These Dynamite Embroidered Cloth Patches That Tell It Like It Is!
    Gandalf Products Co.
  18. 17. Collections
    Gandalf Products Co.
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