(February 1970)

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: 92301-002


Iceboat to Beaver Island (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie; Davy Crockett (cameo); Sleeping Beauty (cameo); Mickey Mouse (cameo)

[no title indexed] (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
Donald Duck (cameo); Mickey Mouse (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Table of Contents and indicia.

Iceboat to Beaver Island (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; Louie
Reprints

Indexer Notes

New layout, original pagecount 10.

Heave Ho (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

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

Hopalong Kid (Table of Contents: 5)

Little Hiawatha / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Little Hiawatha; Sunflower; Dartfoot
Synopsis
After losing a race to Dartfoot, Little Hiawatha goes to Spirit Canyon where he finds a tame kangaroo.
Reprints
Keywords
jumping mouse; kangaroo; race

Indexer Notes

Four horizontal panels per page.

Dumbo Memory Quiz (Table of Contents: 6)

Dumbo / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Dumbo

Th' No-Fibbin' Day (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Brer Rabbit; Brer Owl; Brer Bear; Brer Fox
Synopsis
Brer Rabbit promises Brer Owl he'll go the whole day without fibbing (lying), but has a hard time doing so.
Reprints

Goofy Questions (Table of Contents: 8)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Goofy (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Riddles.

Bear Country (Table of Contents: 9)

Walt Disney's A True-Life Adventure / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
August Lenox
Pencils
August Lenox
Inks
August Lenox
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

New layout. Part 1 of 3.

[Penguins] (Table of Contents: 10)

Walt Disney Merry Menagerie / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bob Karp
Pencils
Bob Grant
Inks
Bob Grant
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Merry Menagerie daily (King Features Syndicate) 1961.00.00
  • from Merry Menagerie daily (King Features Syndicate) 1958.00.00 ?
  • from Merry Menagerie daily (King Features Syndicate) 1961.00.00
  • from Merry Menagerie daily (King Features Syndicate) 1956.00.00
Keywords
penguins

Indexer Notes

Cartoons, four daily panels about penguins.

Club Hubbub (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Big Bad Wolf; Brer Bear; Li'l Bad Wolf; Black Pete; Three Little Pigs [Practical Pig; Fifer Pig; Fiddler Pig]; Foul Fellows Club
Reprints

Name the Face (Table of Contents: 12)

April, May and June / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
April (cameo); May (cameo); June (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Faces made up of letters that spell a name.

Burglar Bagger (Table of Contents: 13)

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; Tramp; Trusty; Jock; Lady; Bull; Scamp's siblings [Ruffy, Fluffy and Scooter]
Synopsis
After Trusty gets attention for capturing a burglar, Scamp decides he'll look for burglars, too.
Keywords
basement; bone; burglar

[Emerson Longstreet] (Table of Contents: 14)

Minnie Mouse in Hollywood / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Emerson Longstreet
Synopsis
Emerson Longstreet is in charge of props at a movie studio.
Keywords
movie studio; props

Tornado Tangler (Table of Contents: 15)

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

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; superhero
Characters
Super Goof; Billy Bittern
Synopsis
Billy Bittern makes tornadoes to settle childhood grudges.
Keywords
tornadoes

Indexer Notes

Two vertical panels per page.

The Chase (Table of Contents: 16)

Mowgli / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Mowgli

Indexer Notes

Using the first letter of the names of objects to solve a puzzle.

Daniel Boone (Table of Contents: 17)

Walt Disney Presents Daniel Boone / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Nicholas Firfires
Inks
Nicholas Firfires
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Daniel Boone; Simon Kenton; Black Fish
Synopsis
Indians capture Daniel Boone and hold him for ransom.
Reprints
Keywords
Boonesborough; ransom

Indexer Notes

New layout, original pagecount 4.

The Afghan Hound (Table of Contents: 18)

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

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

Synopsis
Facts about Afghan Hounds.

Famous Ships (Table of Contents: 19)

text article / 5 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Christopher Columbus; Robert Fulton
Synopsis
Famous ships throughout history.
Keywords
clipper ships; steamboats; Vikings

Indexer Notes

Text with four illustrations.

Chip 'n' Dale Vexing Voyage (Table of Contents: 20)

Chip 'n' Dale / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Chip; Dale

Indexer Notes

Answer questions to solve a bigger puzzle.

Free Ski Spree (Table of Contents: 21)

Grandma Duck's Farm Friends / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

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

Indexer Notes

New layout, original pagecount 6.

Moby Duck Sea-Sights Crossword (Table of Contents: 22)

Moby Duck / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Moby Duck

Indexer Notes

Crossword puzzle.

Glitter Bug (Table of Contents: 23)

Jiminy Cricket / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Jiminy Cricket; Wicked Witch; Seven Dwarfs (cameo)
Synopsis
The Wicked Witch gives apples dipped in sleeping potion to the Seven Dwarfs so she can take the diamonds in their mine.

Indexer Notes

apples; diamonds

Space Spectacular (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
?

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

The Big Brain Baffler (Table of Contents: 25)

Mickey Mouse / comic story / 9 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; Morty; Ferdie; Dr. Anode; Professor Skizor
Reprints

The Space Monster (Table of Contents: 26)

Tinker Bell / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Tinker Bell
Keywords
monster

Indexer Notes

Tinker Bell faces a monster made up of parts of various animals. The goal is to list all the animals.

A Date with Danger (Table of Contents: 27)

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

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Daisy Duck; Donald Duck
Synopsis
Two crooks capture Daisy to record her screams for their sound-wave intensifier. They then use the amplified sound to break into a bank and Daisy has to stop them.
Reprints
Keywords
bank robbery; invention; restaurant; scream

Indexer Notes

Four horizontal panels per page.

Uncle Scrooge "On the Job" (Table of Contents: 28)

Uncle Scrooge / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Uncle Scrooge
Keywords
money

Indexer Notes

Find which one of six bank notes is different from the rest.

Sleeping Beauty (Table of Contents: 29)

Sleeping Beauty / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

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

Reprints

Indexer Notes

New layout. Part 2 of 3.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 30) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 31) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Iceboat to Beaver Island
    Donald Duck
  2. 1. ["You'll love this one, too!"]
    Golden Comics Digest
  3. 2. Walt Disney Comics Digest Contents
  4. 3. Iceboat to Beaver Island
    Donald Duck
  5. 4. Heave Ho
    True Life Adventures
  6. 5. Hopalong Kid
    Little Hiawatha
  7. 6. Dumbo Memory Quiz
    Dumbo
  8. 7. Th' No-Fibbin' Day
    Brer Rabbit
  9. 8. Goofy Questions
  10. 9. Bear Country
    Walt Disney's A True-Life Adventure
  11. 10. [Penguins]
    Walt Disney Merry Menagerie
  12. 11. Club Hubbub
    Li'l Bad Wolf
  13. 12. Name the Face
    April, May and June
  14. 13. Burglar Bagger
    Scamp
  15. 14. [Emerson Longstreet]
    Minnie Mouse in Hollywood
  16. 15. Tornado Tangler
    Super Goof
  17. 16. The Chase
    Mowgli
  18. 17. Daniel Boone
    Walt Disney Presents Daniel Boone
  19. 18. The Afghan Hound
    Pluto's Kennel Korner
  20. 19. Famous Ships
  21. 20. Chip 'n' Dale Vexing Voyage
    Chip 'n' Dale
  22. 21. Free Ski Spree
    Grandma Duck's Farm Friends
  23. 22. Moby Duck Sea-Sights Crossword
    Moby Duck
  24. 23. Glitter Bug
    Jiminy Cricket
  25. 24. Space Spectacular
    True Life Adventures
  26. 25. The Big Brain Baffler
    Mickey Mouse
  27. 26. The Space Monster
    Tinker Bell
  28. 27. A Date with Danger
    Daisy Duck's Diary
  29. 28. Uncle Scrooge "On the Job"
    Uncle Scrooge
  30. 29. Sleeping Beauty
    Sleeping Beauty
  31. 30. ["Hi! I'm Cracky..."]
    Golden Magazine
  32. 31. ["Look Kids"]
    Golden Calendar
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  • Mark Rudnitski (R.I.P.)
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