(May 1969)

Western, 1968 Series
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Price
0.50 USD
Pages
164
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Western Publishing Company, Inc.
Brand
Gold Key
Editing
Del Connell ?
Color
color
Dimensions
4.75" x 6.5"
Paper Stock
Glossy Cardstock Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Cover code: 92301-905


Mystery of the Loch (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Larry Mayer
Inks
Larry Mayer
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
Typeset

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie

The Golden Comics Digest (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Walt Disney Comics Digest Contents (Table of Contents: 2)

table of contents / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Mickey Mouse (cameo); Donald Duck (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Table of Contents and indicia.

Mystery of the Loch (Table of Contents: 3)

Donald Duck / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Barks
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
Garé Barks

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Pages 3-15 of the digest. Story was expanded from the ten-page original to 13 pages by trimming and partially redrawing panels so the pages could be three panels deep instead of the original four. The eighth panel on the third page of the original story was deleted from this reprint.

Pixie Dust Robbery (Table of Contents: 4)

Jiminy Cricket with Tinker Bell / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tony Strobl
Inks
?
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Jiminy Cricket; Tinker Bell; Captain Hook
Reprints

Water Sports (Table of Contents: 5)

True Life Adventures / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dick Huemer
Pencils
George Wheeler
Inks
George Wheeler
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
George Wheeler

Reprints
  • from True Life Adventures (King Features Syndicate) 1963.00.00

Super-Sensitive Nose (Table of Contents: 6)

Li'l Bad Wolf / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gil Turner
Inks
Gil Turner
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
Gil Turner

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Li'l Bad Wolf; Big Bad Wolf; Three Little Pigs [Practical Pig; Fifer Pig; Fiddler Pig]
Reprints

Baffling Bats (Table of Contents: 7)

Mowgli / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Vic Lockman
Pencils
Pete Alvarado
Inks
?
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
?

Characters
Mowgli

The Runaround Rainmaker (Table of Contents: 8)

Little Hiawatha / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Paul Murry
Inks
Paul Murry
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
Paul Murry

Characters
Big Chief; Little Hiawatha; Sunflower
Reprints

Johnny Appleseed (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Hubbard
Inks
Al Hubbard
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
?

Characters
Johnny Appleseed
Reprints

Underdog Dilemma (Table of Contents: 10)

Scamp / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Hubbard
Inks
Al Hubbard
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Scamp; Tramp

Using Their Noodles (Table of Contents: 11)

Chip 'n' Dale / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Carey
Inks
?
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Chip 'n' Dale; Gyro Gearloose
Reprints

Clipper Ship Caper (Table of Contents: 12)

Mickey Mouse / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Paul Murry
Inks
Paul Murry
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
Paul Murry

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Mickey Mouse; Goofy; Black Pete
Reprints

B-puzzle (Table of Contents: 13)

Beagle Boys / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Vic Lockman
Pencils
Pete Alvarado
Inks
?
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
?

Characters
Beagle Boys

A Case of Sneezes (Table of Contents: 14)

Mad Madam Mim / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tony Strobl
Inks
Steve Steere?
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
?

Characters
Madam Mim; The Seven Dwarfs [Sneezy]

The Fright Flight (Table of Contents: 15)

Daisy Duck's Diary / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Kay Wright
Inks
Steve Steere
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Daisy Duck
Reprints

Doberman Pinscher (Table of Contents: 16)

Pluto's Kennel Korner / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Nat Edson
Inks
Nat Edson
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
typeset

Cinderella, Part 3 (Table of Contents: 17)

Cinderella / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Chase Craig
Pencils
Dan Gormley
Inks
Dan Gormley
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
?

Reprints

Indexer Notes

pages 89-99 + 150-162. Continued from Walt Disney Comics Digest (Gold Key, 1968 series) #10.

In the Buying Mood (Table of Contents: 18)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Barks
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
Garé Barks

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge; Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Pages 98-107 of the digest. This is a re-make of the Barney Bear and Benny Burro story in Our Gang (Dell, 1942 series) #35.

The Mooncussers, Part 1 (Table of Contents: 19)

The Mooncussers / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Spiegle
Inks
Dan Spiegle
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
?

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Part 1 of 2.

Buck-a-roo Quiz (Table of Contents: 20)

Buck Duck / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Vic Lockman
Pencils
Pete Alvarado
Inks
Mike Royer?
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
Mike Royer?

Characters
Buck Duck; Calamity

Pancho, Dog of the Plains (Table of Contents: 21)

Pancho / text story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Nat Edson
Inks
Nat Edson
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Based on a sequence from the "Wonderful World of Color" television show.

[Flower Hat] (Table of Contents: 22)

Minnie Mouse Mini-comic / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Kay Wright
Inks
?
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Minnie Mouse

Bailed Buddies (Table of Contents: 23)

Brer Rabbit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Pete Alvarado
Inks
Vic Lockman
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Brer Rabbit; Brer Fox; Brer Bear
Reprints
Keywords
folk tales

Mixed-up Monkey (Table of Contents: 24)

True Life Adventures / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dick Huemer
Pencils
George Wheeler
Inks
George Wheeler
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
George Wheeler

Reprints
  • from True Life Adventures (King Features Syndicate) 1965.00.00

The Flip-Flop-Flyer (Table of Contents: 25)

Bongo / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Frank McSavage
Inks
Frank McSavage
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
Frank McSavage

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Bongo
Reprints

The Inventors' Contest (Table of Contents: 26)

Gyro Gearloose / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Barks
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
Garé Barks

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Gyro's Helper; Black Pete; Gyro Gearloose
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Pages 143-146 of the digest.

Picture Word Rhyme (Table of Contents: 27)

Bucky Bug / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Vic Lockman
Pencils
Pete Alvarado
Inks
Larry Mayer
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
Larry Mayer

Characters
Bucky Bug; June Bug

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 28) (Expand) /

Walt Disney Comics Digest / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

A Sunday Drive to Watertap Falls (Table of Contents: 29) (Expand) /

Mighty Matchbox / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Mystery of the Loch
    Donald Duck
  2. 1. The Golden Comics Digest
    Golden Comics Digest
  3. 2. Walt Disney Comics Digest Contents
  4. 3. Mystery of the Loch
    Donald Duck
  5. 4. Pixie Dust Robbery
    Jiminy Cricket with Tinker Bell
  6. 5. Water Sports
    True Life Adventures
  7. 6. Super-Sensitive Nose
    Li'l Bad Wolf
  8. 7. Baffling Bats
    Mowgli
  9. 8. The Runaround Rainmaker
    Little Hiawatha
  10. 9. Johnny Appleseed
  11. 10. Underdog Dilemma
    Scamp
  12. 11. Using Their Noodles
    Chip 'n' Dale
  13. 12. Clipper Ship Caper
    Mickey Mouse
  14. 13. B-puzzle
    Beagle Boys
  15. 14. A Case of Sneezes
    Mad Madam Mim
  16. 15. The Fright Flight
    Daisy Duck's Diary
  17. 16. Doberman Pinscher
    Pluto's Kennel Korner
  18. 17. Cinderella, Part 3
    Cinderella
  19. 18. In the Buying Mood
    Uncle Scrooge
  20. 19. The Mooncussers, Part 1
    The Mooncussers
  21. 20. Buck-a-roo Quiz
    Buck Duck
  22. 21. Pancho, Dog of the Plains
    Pancho
  23. 22. [Flower Hat]
    Minnie Mouse Mini-comic
  24. 23. Bailed Buddies
    Brer Rabbit
  25. 24. Mixed-up Monkey
    True Life Adventures
  26. 25. The Flip-Flop-Flyer
    Bongo
  27. 26. The Inventors' Contest
    Gyro Gearloose
  28. 27. Picture Word Rhyme
    Bucky Bug
  29. 28. ["Hey Kids!"]
    Walt Disney Comics Digest
  30. 29. A Sunday Drive to Watertap Falls
    Mighty Matchbox
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