(August 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: 92301-908. Credits for this issue based upon Alberto Becattini's "Disney Index - Dell Comic Books" Vols. 1 and 2 (Italy, 1992 and 1994).


Vacation in Disneyland (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; Daisy Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie; Mickey Mouse; Morty; Ferdie; Goofy; Windwagon Smith

Indexer Notes

Redrawn version of Vacation In Disneyland (Dell, 1958 Series) #1. Gus Goose removed.

There's More Fun with Buddy L Trucks (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Buddy L / advertisement / 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.

Vacation in Disneyland (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Daisy Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie; Uncle Scrooge; Grandma Duck; Mickey Mouse; Minnie Mouse; Morty and Ferdie; Goofy; Pluto; Chip 'n' Dale
Reprints

Keelboat to Kickapoo (Table of Contents: 4)

Donald Duck with Huey, Dewey and Louie / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Fallberg
Pencils
Tony Strobl
Inks
John Liggera
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
?

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

A Raft of Fun (Table of Contents: 5)

Brer Rabbit / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Brer Rabbit

The Captured Castle (Table of Contents: 6)

Mickey and Goofy / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Fallberg
Pencils
Jack Bradbury
Inks
Jack Bradbury
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Mickey Mouse; Goofy; Cinderella; Wicked Witch
Reprints

Daisy Duck in Tomorrowland (Table of Contents: 7)

Daisy Duck / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Daisy Duck

Main Street Mishap (Table of Contents: 8)

Grandma Duck and Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Pete Alvarado
Inks
Steve Steere
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Grandma Duck; Uncle Scrooge; One of the Beagle Boys
Reprints

Tom Sawyer's Island (Table of Contents: 9)

Minnie Mouse / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Minnie Mouse

The Small-fry Safari (Table of Contents: 10)

Chip 'n' Dale / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Chip 'n' Dale; Jiminy Cricket
Reprints

Captain Hook Pirate Treasure (Table of Contents: 11)

Captain Hook / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Captain Hook

The Rapid Rescue (Table of Contents: 12)

Morty, Ferdie and Pluto / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Pete Alvarado
Inks
Steve Steere
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Morty and Ferdie; Pluto; Big Bad Wolf; Three Little Pigs [Practical Pig; Fifer Pig; Fiddler Pig]; Casey Jr.
Reprints

Tab the Independent Cat (Table of Contents: 13)

text story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Helpful Herd (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Cross-country Queen (Table of Contents: 15)

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

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

Characters
Madam Mim; Witchcraft Club; Dumbo; Timothy Mouse

[Stilts] (Table of Contents: 16)

Goofy Mini-comic / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Manning
Inks
Jack Manning
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Goofy
Synopsis
When it rains, Goofy puts boots on his stilts.
Keywords
boots; stilts

Indexer Notes

Pantomime story.

You Don't Have to Be an Artist to Draw Your Gun (Table of Contents: 17)

Buck Duck / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Manning
Inks
Jack Manning
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; western-frontier
Characters
Buck Duck; Sheriff Chicken Duck; Spot (horse)
Synopsis
An Indian steals a basketball to use as a drumskin for a rain dance.
Keywords
basketball; Indian; rain dance; telegraph

Indexer Notes

Backgrounds are black and white. Characters and (square) word balloons are in color.

The Bulldog (Table of Contents: 18)

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

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

Summer Magic, Part 1 (Table of Contents: 19)

Walt Disney Summer Magic / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Kate Douglas Wiggin (novel); ? (adaptation)
Pencils
Russ Manning
Inks
Russ Manning
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
?

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Part 1 of 2. Adapted from the 1963 movie "Summer Magic", screenplay: Sally Benson. From a novel by Kate Douglas Wiggin.

Place the Country Puzzle (Table of Contents: 20)

Clarabelle Cow / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Clarabelle Cow

The Toy Decoy (Table of Contents: 21)

Scamp / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Scamp; Jock
Synopsis
After a bull dog steals Scamp's bone, Jock fools him into taking a rubber bone. Meanwhile Scamp has reclaimed his real bone.
Reprints
Keywords
rubber bone

Honey of a Hunter (Table of Contents: 22)

Little Hiawatha / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harvey Eisenberg
Inks
Harvey Eisenberg
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
?

Characters
Hiawatha; Big Chief; Sunflower
Reprints

Miracle of the Desert (Table of Contents: 23)

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 Saga of Windwagon Smith (Table of Contents: 24)

comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Windwagon Smith; Miss Molly
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Edited reprint. First panel removed.

Jungle River Quiz (Table of Contents: 25)

Mowgli / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Mowgli

Surprise Party (Table of Contents: 26)

April, May and June / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
April, May and June; Gilbert; Private-Eye-Irene
Synopsis
April, May, and June try to keep Private-Eye-Irene from finding out about her surprise party.
Keywords
surprise party

Mickey Mouse Villain Roundup (Table of Contents: 27)

Mickey Mouse / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Mickey Mouse; Black Pete; Big Bad Wolf; Captain Hook; Beagle Boys; Emil Eagle; Phantom Blot

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 29) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Vacation in Disneyland
    Donald Duck
  2. 1. There's More Fun with Buddy L Trucks
    Buddy L
  3. 2. Walt Disney Comics Digest Contents
  4. 3. Vacation in Disneyland
    Donald Duck
  5. 4. Keelboat to Kickapoo
    Donald Duck with Huey, Dewey and Louie
  6. 5. A Raft of Fun
    Brer Rabbit
  7. 6. The Captured Castle
    Mickey and Goofy
  8. 7. Daisy Duck in Tomorrowland
    Daisy Duck
  9. 8. Main Street Mishap
    Grandma Duck and Uncle Scrooge
  10. 9. Tom Sawyer's Island
    Minnie Mouse
  11. 10. The Small-fry Safari
    Chip 'n' Dale
  12. 11. Captain Hook Pirate Treasure
    Captain Hook
  13. 12. The Rapid Rescue
    Morty, Ferdie and Pluto
  14. 13. Tab the Independent Cat
  15. 14. Helpful Herd
    True Life Adventures
  16. 15. Cross-country Queen
    Mad Madam Mim with Dumbo
  17. 16. [Stilts]
    Goofy Mini-comic
  18. 17. You Don't Have to Be an Artist to Draw Your Gun
    Buck Duck
  19. 18. The Bulldog
    Pluto's Kennel Korner
  20. 19. Summer Magic, Part 1
    Walt Disney Summer Magic
  21. 20. Place the Country Puzzle
    Clarabelle Cow
  22. 21. The Toy Decoy
    Scamp
  23. 22. Honey of a Hunter
    Little Hiawatha
  24. 23. Miracle of the Desert
    True Life Adventures
  25. 24. The Saga of Windwagon Smith
  26. 25. Jungle River Quiz
    Mowgli
  27. 26. Surprise Party
    April, May and June
  28. 27. Mickey Mouse Villain Roundup
    Mickey Mouse
  29. 28. ["Knock knock"]
    Walt Disney Comics Digest
  30. 29. ["28 of Walt Disney's Most Famous Characters..."]
    Golden Press
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Alberto Becattini
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Darrel McCann
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • I.N.D.U.C.K.S Project and Alberto Becattini
  • Bob Hughes
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Karl Wilcox