Tweety and Sylvester #41 [Gold Key]
(November 1974)

Western, 1963 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly except February, April, June, October and December
On-sale Date
1974-09
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Western Publishing Company, Inc.
Brand
Gold Key
Editing
(Western Publishing New York Office); Wally Green

Issue Notes

[Alarming Development] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Massimo Fecchi
Inks
Massimo Fecchi
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
typeset; logo

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Tweety Bird; Sylvester Pussycat
Synopsis
Tweety makes certain that Sylvester hears the alarm clock.
Keywords
alarm clock; rude awakening; sleep

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

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

Jest Friends (Table of Contents: 2)

Tweety and Sylvester / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Costanza
Inks
John Costanza
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
John Costanza

First Line of Dialogue or Text
And stay out!
Feature Logo
Tweety and Sylvester Western Logo 2
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Tweety Bird; Sylvester Pussycat; Bulldog; sunbathing lady; female poodle
Synopsis
Following the advice of a book on “How to Win Friends”, Sylvester attempts to make a friend of Bulldog.
Keywords
be-careful-what-you-wish-for; book; making friends of enemies; self-help

Get These Dynamite Embroidered Cloth Patches That Tell It Like It Is! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

No Sale (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
?
Pencils
John Costanza
Inks
John Costanza
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
John Costanza

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I’m not going to be taken in by any more salesmen, no sir!
Feature Logo
Tweety and Sylvester Western Logo 2
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Tweety Bird; Sylvester Pussycat; salesman
Synopsis
Sylvester employs the tricks of a book on “How to Resist Salesmen”, while a wily salesman resorts to consulting a book that delivers the counterpunch to each of Sylvester’s tricks. May the best book win!
Keywords
battle of wits; book; sales resistance; salesman

Endangered Animals by Revell (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Revell / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Bad Play (Table of Contents: 6)

Tweety and Sylvester / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Massimo Fecchi
Inks
Massimo Fecchi
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Uh, oh! I bwoke the needle on the record player!
Feature Logo
Tweety and Sylvester Western Logo 2
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Tweety Bird; Sylvester Pussycat
Synopsis
Sylvester forces Tweety to use his beak as a record player needle.
Keywords
alternative uses; needle; record player

Monster Robot (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Guarantee Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Wow! 88 mini Posters only 65 cents (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

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

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

1000 Decals (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Gandalf Products / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Lonely Time (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Massimo Fecchi
Inks
Massimo Fecchi
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What’s the matter, little Tweety Bird?
Feature Logo
Tweety and Sylvester Western Logo 2
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Tweety Bird; Sylvester Pussycat; Granny; Polly (parrot); pet shop delivery driver
Synopsis
Tweety is lonely, so Granny gets him a bird companion – which turns out to be a domineering parrot. Tweety and Sylvester team-up to get it sent back to the pet shop.
Keywords
be-careful-what-you-wish-for; companionship; loneliness; parrot

Margie Gets Free Gifts for the Whole Family (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

The Big Flop (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
?
Pencils
John Costanza
Inks
John Costanza
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
John Costanza

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, cruel, oh tragic fate! It is a bitter pill to swallow – but I am doomed never to catch that Tweety bird!
Feature Logo
Tweety and Sylvester Western Logo 2
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Tweety Bird; Sylvester Pussycat; circus boss (resembles W.C. Fields); circus crowd; lions
Synopsis
Declaring himself a failure over his inability to catch Tweety, Sylvester runs away from home to join the circus. Tweety follows, and, together, they perform several circus acts – including aerialists, knife-throwing, and human cannonball. Each act ends up as a failed attempt on Sylvester’s part to catch Tweety.
Keywords
best-laid-plans; circus; meta humor; one-character-desiring-another-as-a-meal; ruse

Indexer Notes

Meta moment: The cannon for the human cannonball act is engraved: “Prop. of Wile E. Coyote”.

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

Super Values / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Fun Tricks Free Things! (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

Collections (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

Smash 'Em Up! (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Kenner; SSP Classy Crashers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Alarming Development]
    Tweety and Sylvester
  2. 1. Kids, Roach Designs Are Now Available as Iron-On Transfers!
    Gandalf Products Co.
  3. 2. Jest Friends
    Tweety and Sylvester
  4. 3. Get These Dynamite Embroidered Cloth Patches That Tell It Like It Is!
    Gandalf Products Co.
  5. 4. No Sale
    Tweety and Sylvester
  6. 5. Endangered Animals by Revell
    Revell
  7. 6. Bad Play
    Tweety and Sylvester
  8. 7. Monster Robot
    Guarantee Co.
  9. 8. Wow! 88 mini Posters only 65 cents
    Gandalf Products Co.
  10. 9. Incense Magic
    Gandalf Products Co.
  11. 10. 1000 Decals
    Gandalf Products
  12. 11. Lonely Time
    Tweety and Sylvester
  13. 12. Margie Gets Free Gifts for the Whole Family
    Gandalf Products Co.
  14. 13. The Big Flop
    Tweety and Sylvester
  15. 14. Super Values
    Super Values
  16. 15. Fun Tricks Free Things!
    Gandalf Products Co.
  17. 16. Collections
    Gandalf Products Co.
  18. 17. Smash 'Em Up!
    Kenner; SSP Classy Crashers
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