(May 1970)

Western, 1962 Series
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Price
0.15 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Western Publishing Company, Inc.
Brand
Gold Key
Editing
Chase Craig (managing editor); Del Connell (story editor); Tom McKimson (art director)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Cover code: 10027-005. Cover title is "Mickey Mouse and Pluto." This changes each issue despite the indicia title.


The Case of the Talking Bone (Table of Contents)

Mickey Mouse / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Mickey Mouse; Pluto
Synopsis
Pluto painting a wall with his tail.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover is a remake of Journal de Mickey, Le (Hachette, 1952 series) #407 (FR, 1960). Huey, Dewey and Louie replaced with Mickey Mouse.

The Case of the Talking Bone (Table of Contents: 1)

Mickey Mouse / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Goofy; Mickey Mouse; Pluto; Shamrock Bones; Prince Rupert of Transmania; Archduke of Transmania; Schnerk
Synopsis
Prince Rupert is hiding from his uncle, the Archduke, to keep him from gaining power in Transmania, and he sends a call for help to Mickey. Mickey enlists the aid of Shamrock Bones and they lock up the Archduke and his henchmen.
Reprints

Gold Key Comics Club (Table of Contents: 2)

Gold Key Comics Club News; Gold Key Comics Club Reader's Page; Gold Key Comics Club Jokes On You / letters page / 3.5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?; Phil Jingozian; Vicki Shapr; Loren Brown; Dan Hultquist; Sam Seastone
Inks
?; Phil Jingozian; Vicki Shapr; Loren Brown; Dan Hultquist; Sam Seastone
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Yosemite Sam; Bugs Bunny; Francois; Speed Monster; Candle Monster; Fish Man; Tooth Monster; Bat Monster; Gold Key Kid
Synopsis
Promos and a checklist of upcoming Gold Key Comics, with two reader's pages of monster drawings and jokes.

Indexer Notes

Appears between pages 14 and 15 of story sequence 1.

Statement of the Ownership, Management, Circulation, Etc. (Table of Contents: 3)

statement of ownership / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Ground-Hog Day (Table of Contents: 4)

Chip 'n' Dale / text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Chip; Dale; Willie the Weasel; Gillie Ground Hog
Synopsis
Chip and Dale are looking for Gillie to get first hand info on winter's end, and stumble into his den while escaping from Willie.
Reprints

The Iron Turtle (Table of Contents: 5)

The Junior Woodchucks / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Junior Woodchucks [Huey, Dewey and Louie]; Uncle Scrooge McDuck; Beagle Boys
Synopsis
While Uncle Scrooge has his money in an iron turtle safe, keeping it away from the Beagle Boys, the Junior Woodchucks show up to capture the Beagle Boys.
Reprints

[Laughing Might Hurt] (Table of Contents: 6)

Mickey Mouse / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bill Walsh
Pencils
Manuel Gonzales
Inks
Manuel Gonzales
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
Manuel Gonzales
Editing
Frank Reilly

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Mickey Mouse; Goofy; Minnie Mouse; doctor
Synopsis
Mickey laughs so hard at one of Goofy's pratfalls that he ends up laughing at Minnie's new hat.
Reprints

Gold Key Comics Club (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Holly Munter; David Cairns; Steve Wendelken; Karen Abele; Pamela Boyer; Mike Heaton; Jean Turner; Melvin Petty; Margaret Walton
Inks
Holly Munter; David Cairns; Steve Wendelken; Karen Abele; Pamela Boyer; Mike Heaton; Jean Turner; Melvin Petty; Margaret Walton
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Drawings from readers.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Case of the Talking Bone
    Mickey Mouse
  2. 1. The Case of the Talking Bone
    Mickey Mouse
  3. 2. Gold Key Comics Club
    Gold Key Comics Club News; Gold Key Comics Club Reader's Page; Gold Key Comics Club Jokes On You
  4. 3. Statement of the Ownership, Management, Circulation, Etc.
  5. 4. Ground-Hog Day
    Chip 'n' Dale
  6. 5. The Iron Turtle
    The Junior Woodchucks
  7. 6. [Laughing Might Hurt]
    Mickey Mouse
  8. 7. Gold Key Comics Club
    Gold Key Comics Club Reader's Page
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