(March 1970)

Western, 1962 Series
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Price
0.15 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Western Publishing Company, Inc.
Brand
Gold Key
Editing
Chase Craig (managing editor); Del Connell (story editor); Tom McKimson (art director)

Issue Notes

Cover code: 10037-003. Credits from Alberto Becattini, added November 2006.

Mystery of the Buccaneer's Bell (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Tony Strobl
Inks
Larry Mayer ?
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop ?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie
Synopsis
A huge bell is ringing at sea, forcing the nephews to cover their ears.
Reprints

Amazing $1 Art Offer (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Colonial Studios / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Mystery of the Buccaneer's Bell (Table of Contents: 2)

Donald Duck / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Vic Lockman
Pencils
Tony Strobl
Inks
Steve Steere
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop ?
Letters
?

Job Number
DONALD D. #130-701
Feature Logo
Donald Duck [Western Logo 1]
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Beagle Boys [176-671; 176-176; I-176 [Intellectual-176]]; Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie; Moby Duck; Uncle Scrooge McDuck
Synopsis
The Beagle Boys discover that Buccaneer Bill's giant bell will extract gold from seawater when rung, so they steal the bell from the top of Scrooge's Bellview Tower Hotel. But the nephews, with the help of Moby Duck, end the caper by ruining the bell.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from Alberto Becattini, added November 2006.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Gold Key Comics Club News / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Gold Key Comics Reader's Page / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Drawings of airplanes sent in by Navin Thadani, Victor Lim, Mark Bowman, Billy Turcotte, and Dennis Spear.

These 3 Big Drafting Kits Given to You! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

North American School of Drafting / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation (Table of Contents: 6)

statement of ownership / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Richard W. Eiger (credited)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Bottom half of page.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Gold Key Comics Jokes on You / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Jokes and riddles sent in by Chequito Perez, Robert Petrone, Pearl Hoopes, Louise Malone, David Lyons, Virginia Virgil, Lynnette White, Alan Baumann, Brian Smith, Steve Magrum, Rino Tommasi, Padhu Dodani, Bina Dodani, Karen Whitaker, Renee Steinbaugh, Peggy Jones, Jimmy Dann, Ellen Malter, Marc Segal, Michael Ford, Pete Speed, and Dawn Way.

Snow Fun (Table of Contents: 8)

Goofy [Disney Character] / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Vic Lockman
Pencils
John Carey
Inks
John Carey
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop ?
Letters
John Carey

Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Goofy
Synopsis
Goofy takes up snow shoveling to make money to buy firewood after a snowstorm. But he bungles the job and ends up paying his earnings to another boy for help, and burns his table for heat.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from Alberto Becattini, added November 2006.

Sweet Bait (Table of Contents: 9)

The Big Bad Wolf / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tony Strobl
Inks
Larry Mayer
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop ?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Big Bad Wolf; Three Little Pigs; Li'l Bad Wolf; Fox
Synopsis
Big Bad Wolf tries to lure a pig with candy but fails in three tries, leaving his bait on his porch while he gets advice at the Foulfellows' Club. Li'l Bad Wolf takes the candy over the the pig's house and they have a feast.

The Sleepwalking Bag (Table of Contents: 10)

Donald Duck / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Vic Lockman
Pencils
Kay Wright
Inks
?
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop ?
Letters
?

Feature Logo
Donald Duck [Western Logo 1]
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Emil Eagle; Gyro Gearloose
Synopsis
Gyro and Emil are competing to invent a mobile sleeping bag. Gyro's invention works better but he gives it to Donald when it needs repairs.
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[What's Wrong with This Car?] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
Bob Karp
Pencils
Al Taliaferro
Inks
Al Taliaferro
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop ?
Letters
Al Taliaferro
Editing
Frank Reilly (original)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Drat! She won't start!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey
Synopsis
Donald's car doesn't start so he checks out everything in the engine, but Huey finally convinces him to turn on the ignition key.
Reprints

Exciting New! Fun for All Seasons (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

R.M.S. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Mighty Miniatures by Corgi (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Corgi / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Win 2 Ways without Cost (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Junior Sales Club of America / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Make Money Get Prizes (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

American Seed Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Mystery of the Buccaneer's Bell
    Donald Duck
  2. 1. Amazing $1 Art Offer
    Colonial Studios
  3. 2. Mystery of the Buccaneer's Bell
    Donald Duck
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Gold Key Comics Club News
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Gold Key Comics Reader's Page
  6. 5. These 3 Big Drafting Kits Given to You!
    North American School of Drafting
  7. 6. Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Gold Key Comics Jokes on You
  9. 8. Snow Fun
    Goofy [Disney Character]
  10. 9. Sweet Bait
    The Big Bad Wolf
  11. 10. The Sleepwalking Bag
    Donald Duck
  12. 11. [What's Wrong with This Car?]
    Donald Duck
  13. 12. Exciting New! Fun for All Seasons
    R.M.S.
  14. 13. Mighty Miniatures by Corgi
    Corgi
  15. 14. Win 2 Ways without Cost
    Junior Sales Club of America
  16. 15. Make Money Get Prizes
    American Seed Co.
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Alberto Becattini
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Donald Dale Milne