(May 1970)

Western, 1965 Series
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Price
0.15 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
On-sale Date
1970-02
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Western Publishing Company, Inc.
Brand
Gold Key
Editing
Chase Craig; Del Connell

Issue Notes

Cover code: 10160-005

The Missing Pyramid (Table of Contents)

Super Goof [Disney] / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Pete Alvarado
Inks
Pete Alvarado
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
typeset; logo

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now you see it... Now you don't! Where is The Missing Pyramid?
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; superhero
Characters
Super Goof; parachutist (off in the distance)
Synopsis
Super Goof searches for the titular “missing pyramid”, floating down from the sky using the flap of his long-johns as a parachute.
Reprints
Keywords
alternative uses; jungle; long-johns; parachute; pyramid

Dick Dastardly Wants You (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Kellogg's cereals / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Missing Pyramid (Table of Contents: 2)

Super Goof [Disney] / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It is midnight, and Goofy tosses restlessly in bed...
Feature Logo
Super Goof [Western Logo 1 Single Line of Letters]
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; superhero
Characters
Super Goof [Goofy]; sheep; jet pilots; Pedro; Maria; Pedro and Maria's son; two thieves; monkeys; tourists
Synopsis
Two thieves begin stealing art treasures from a family's pyramid. When Super Goof stops them, the pyramid itself vanishes.
Reprints
Keywords
art; monkeys; pyramid; thieves

Gold Key Comics Club News (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

Monsters (Table of Contents: 4)

Gold Key Comics Club / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Drawings of various monsters, submitted by readers.

[Alien Out of Gas] (Table of Contents: 5)

Gold Key Comics Club Mini-Comics / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
alien
Synopsis
A traveler is stranded on a country road with no gas, but he’s an alien.
Keywords
alien; flying saucer

Indexer Notes

Top half of page.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

Jokes on You (Table of Contents: 7)

Gold Key Comics Club / text article / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What has four legs but only one foot?
Characters
Gold Key Kid
Synopsis
Jokes and riddles submitted by readers.
Keywords
jokes; riddles

The Giant Goober Plant (Table of Contents: 8)

Super Goof [Disney] / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Super Goof has made crime so unprofitable in the community that he now has time on his hands…
Feature Logo
Super Goof [Western Logo 1 Single Line of Letters]
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; superhero
Characters
Super Goof [Goofy]; Super Gilly [Gilbert]; neighborhood kids; gangster boss; gangster flunky; various police and criminals
Synopsis
A gangster psychologically saps Super Goof of his strength with an elaborate hoax that leaves our hero believing himself to be the prisoner of a giant who is many times more powerful than he is.
Reprints
Keywords
crime wave; giant; hoax; intimidation; psych-out

Indexer Notes

Western’s standard closing logo “the phrase ‘The End’ in script, embedded in a somewhat circular design” is absent from the final panel of this story, as a closing caption runs for the full width of the bottom of the panel.

[Bullet-Proof Goof] (Table of Contents: 9)

Super Goof [Disney] / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Feature Logo
Super Goof [Western Logo 2 Double Line of Letters]
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; superhero
Characters
Super Goof; Huey
Synopsis
Huey shoots Super Goof with a water pistol causing Super Goof to sneeze.
Reprints
Keywords
water pistol

Indexer Notes

Pantomime, except for Super Goof's sneezes. First USA printing of this story in color. Original printing was black and white on the issue's inside front cover.

Doodles (Table of Contents: 10)

Gold Key Comics Club / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis
Reader-submitted "doodles", made from various letters of the alphabet and numbers.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

Win 2 Ways Without Cost (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

Make Money Get Prizes (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Missing Pyramid
    Super Goof [Disney]
  2. 1. Dick Dastardly Wants You
    Kellogg's cereals
  3. 2. The Missing Pyramid
    Super Goof [Disney]
  4. 3. Gold Key Comics Club News
    Gold Key Comics Club
  5. 4. Monsters
    Gold Key Comics Club
  6. 5. [Alien Out of Gas]
    Gold Key Comics Club Mini-Comics
  7. 6. ["These 3 Big Drafting Kits Given to You!"]
    North American School of Drafting
  8. 7. Jokes on You
    Gold Key Comics Club
  9. 8. The Giant Goober Plant
    Super Goof [Disney]
  10. 9. [Bullet-Proof Goof]
    Super Goof [Disney]
  11. 10. Doodles
    Gold Key Comics Club
  12. 11. ["No joke...Here's the happiest new happening of the season!!"]
    Golden Magazine Jokes by Cracky
  13. 12. Win 2 Ways Without Cost
    Junior Sales Club of America
  14. 13. Make Money Get Prizes
    American Seed Co.
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