(September 1969)

Western, 1968 Series
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Price
0.50 USD
Pages
164
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1969
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: 92301-909. Credits for this issue based upon Alberto Becattini's "Disney Index - Dell Comic Books" Vols. 1 and 2 (Italy, 1992 and 1994).


[Apple on the Head] (Table of Contents)

Huey, Dewey and Louie Back to School / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Huey; Dewey; Louie

Indexer Notes

Redrawn version of cover for Dell Giant (Dell, 1959 series) #49.

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

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.

Introduction (Table of Contents: 3)

Back to School / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie; April; May; June; Pinocchio; Pluto; Chip; Dale; Morty; Ferdie; Gilbert; Li'l Bad Wolf; Three Little Pigs [Practical Pig; Fifer Pig; Fiddler Pig]

Back to School (Table of Contents: 4)

Huey, Dewey and Louie / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Daisy Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie; Uncle Scrooge
Reprints

Gus Goose Classroom Chuckler (Table of Contents: 5)

Gus Goose / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Christine Lyttle Smith ?
Pencils
Christine Lyttle Smith ? (layout); Tony Strobl (pencils)
Inks
?
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
?

Characters
Donald Duck; Gus Goose
Reprints

King Arthur and the Dragon (Table of Contents: 6)

Clara Cluck / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Clara Cluck; Huey; Dewey; Louie; Donald Duck
Reprints

Recess Riddles (Table of Contents: 7)

Huey, Dewey and Louie / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Christine Lyttle Smith ?
Pencils
Christine Lyttle Smith ? (layout); Tony Strobl (pencils)
Inks
?
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
?

Characters
Huey; Dewey; Louie
Reprints

The Lucky Coin (Table of Contents: 8)

Gladstone Gander / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Gladstone Gander; Huey; Dewey; Louie; Beagle Boys; Donald Duck
Reprints

Holiday Maze (Table of Contents: 9)

Huey / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Christine Lyttle Smith ?
Pencils
Christine Lyttle Smith ? (layout); Tony Strobl (pencils)
Inks
?
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
?; typeset

Characters
Huey
Reprints

Truant Officer Duck (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie; Gyro Gearloose; Daisy Duck; Grandma Duck; Gus Goose
Reprints

Professor Scrooge's Pun-matching Tester (Table of Contents: 11)

Uncle Scrooge / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Christine Lyttle Smith ?
Pencils
Christine Lyttle Smith ? (layout); Tony Strobl (pencils)
Inks
?
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
typeset

Characters
Uncle Scrooge
Reprints

Story Time (Table of Contents: 12)

Daisy Duck / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Daisy Duck (cameo); Huey; Dewey; Louie (cameo); Brer Rabbit; Brer Fox; Brer Bear
Reprints

Indexer Notes

A Brer Rabbit story. Daisy Duck and Huey, Dewey and Louie are only in first panel framing sequence.

After School Fun (Table of Contents: 13)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Christine Lyttle Smith ?
Pencils
Christine Lyttle Smith ? (layout); Tony Strobl (pencils)
Inks
?
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
?

Characters
Grandma Duck; Gus Goose; Donald Duck; Goofy; Huey, Dewey and Louie
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Edited reprint, Daisy Duck removed.

Rolf the Friendly Collie (Table of Contents: 14)

text story / 5 pages (report information)

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

The Spray Can Caper (Table of Contents: 15)

Super Goof / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Super Goof
Reprints

Padded Penguins (Table of Contents: 16)

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 Pony Trail (Table of Contents: 17)

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

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

Characters
Little Hiawatha

Foxy Financing (Table of Contents: 18)

Pinocchio and Jiminy Cricket / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Pinocchio; Jiminy Cricket; John Worthington Foulfellow; Gideon
Reprints

The Case of the Diamond Doll (Table of Contents: 19)

April, May and June / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
April; May; June
Reprints

Game Effort (Table of Contents: 20)

Mickey Mouse / comic story / 6 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; Minnie Mouse; Morty; Ferdie
Reprints

Staircase Dilemma (Table of Contents: 21)

Dumbo / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Dumbo

Getting Mechanized (Table of Contents: 22)

Chip 'n' Dale with Thumper / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Chip; Dale; Thumper
Reprints

The Grounded Witch (Table of Contents: 23)

Tinker Bell / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Tinker Bell; Wicked Witch; The Seven Dwarfs [Doc; Sneezy; Sleepy; Grumpy; Dopey; Bashful; Happy]
Reprints

Reserved for Foes (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 Determined Detective (Table of Contents: 25)

The Li'l Bad Wolf / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Li'l Bad Wolf; Big Bad Wolf; Brer Fox; Brer Bear
Reprints

Diamond Mine Detours (Table of Contents: 26)

The Seven Dwarfs / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
The Seven Dwarfs [Doc; Sneezy; Sleepy; Grumpy; Dopey; Bashful; Happy]

Summer Magic, Part 2 (Table of Contents: 27)

Walt Disney Summer Magic / comic story / 18 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 2 of 2. Adapted from the 1963 movie "Summer Magic", screenplay: Sally Benson. From a novel by Kate Douglas Wiggin.

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

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

Enter the Golden Magazine "TV Star" Sweepstakes (Table of Contents: 29) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Apple on the Head]
    Huey, Dewey and Louie Back to School
  2. 1. ["Knock Knock"]
  3. 2. Walt Disney Comics Digest Contents
  4. 3. Introduction
    Back to School
  5. 4. Back to School
    Huey, Dewey and Louie
  6. 5. Gus Goose Classroom Chuckler
    Gus Goose
  7. 6. King Arthur and the Dragon
    Clara Cluck
  8. 7. Recess Riddles
    Huey, Dewey and Louie
  9. 8. The Lucky Coin
    Gladstone Gander
  10. 9. Holiday Maze
    Huey
  11. 10. Truant Officer Duck
    Donald Duck
  12. 11. Professor Scrooge's Pun-matching Tester
    Uncle Scrooge
  13. 12. Story Time
    Daisy Duck
  14. 13. After School Fun
  15. 14. Rolf the Friendly Collie
  16. 15. The Spray Can Caper
    Super Goof
  17. 16. Padded Penguins
    True Life Adventures
  18. 17. The Pony Trail
    Little Hiawatha
  19. 18. Foxy Financing
    Pinocchio and Jiminy Cricket
  20. 19. The Case of the Diamond Doll
    April, May and June
  21. 20. Game Effort
    Mickey Mouse
  22. 21. Staircase Dilemma
    Dumbo
  23. 22. Getting Mechanized
    Chip 'n' Dale with Thumper
  24. 23. The Grounded Witch
    Tinker Bell
  25. 24. Reserved for Foes
    True Life Adventures
  26. 25. The Determined Detective
    The Li'l Bad Wolf
  27. 26. Diamond Mine Detours
    The Seven Dwarfs
  28. 27. Summer Magic, Part 2
    Walt Disney Summer Magic
  29. 28. ["Hi, I'm Cracky..."]
    Golden Magazine
  30. 29. Enter the Golden Magazine "TV Star" Sweepstakes
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Alberto Becattini
  • Darrel McCann
  • Merlin Haas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Katie
  • Ramon Schenk
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