(December 1971)

Western, 1968 Series
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Price
0.50 USD
Pages
164
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
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: 92301-112. Walt Disney World Special Issue


[Walking in Disney World] (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck & Mickey Mouse / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Daisy Duck; Mickey Mouse; Huey; Morty

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

Pencil Puzzle Fun / 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.

The Magic Kingdom of Walt Disney World (Table of Contents: 3)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Daisy Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie; Grandma Duck; Uncle Scrooge; April, May and June; Mickey Mouse; Minnie Mouse; Goofy; Morty and Ferdie; Pluto

Fantasy Land (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Minnie Mouse; Goofy; Pluto; Jiminy Cricket; The Seven Dwarfs [Dopey; Doc; Grumpy]; Wicked Witch; Mr. Toad; The Red Queen; The Mad Hatter; Peter Pan; Tinker Bell; Captain Hook
Reprints

Teacup Riddle Ride (Table of Contents: 5)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
onald Duck; Daisy Duck; Grandma Duck; Mickey Mouse; Goofy; Uncle Scrooge

Indexer Notes

Riddles and answers in scrambled order.

Roundabout Merrily (Table of Contents: 6)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Synopsis
History of the carousel (merry-go-round).
Reprints
Keywords
merry-go-round

Indexer Notes

Text with one illustration. Copyright 1965.

Frontierland (Table of Contents: 7)

Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Mickey Mouse; Henry; Big Albert; Ernest the Dude; Teddi Barra
Synopsis
Three members of the Lively Grizzly Band go off on an unscheduled picnic and visit most of the sights in Frontierland.
Reprints
Keywords
canoe; keel boat; picnic; railroad; stagecoach

A Frontier Days Maze (Table of Contents: 8)

Little Hiawatha / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Little Hiawatha

Indexer Notes

A maze.

An Epic Ride (Table of Contents: 9)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Frank Aubrey
Synopsis
In 1851, Frank Aubrey rides the 800 miles from Sante Fe, New Mexico, to Indepence, Mo., in less than six days.
Reprints
  • from ?
Keywords
1851; Santa Fe Trail

Indexer Notes

copyright 1956

Main Street USA (Table of Contents: 10)

Uncle Scrooge, April, May and June / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge; April, May and June; Ludwig Von Drake
Synopsis
Ludwig Von Drake invents a "time-camera" that transports him, Uncle Scrooge and the girls back to the 1890s.
Keywords
bottles; pennies; time travel

Indexer Notes

Four horizonal panels per page.

Main Street Scramble (Table of Contents: 11)

Three Little Pigs / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Three Little Pigs [Practical Pig; Fifer Pig; Fiddler Pig]

Indexer Notes

Word puzzle with scrambled letters.

The Firefighters (Table of Contents: 12)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Facts about firefighters in the mid-19th Century.
Keywords
firemen

Indexer Notes

Text story with one illustration.

Tomorrow Land (Table of Contents: 13)

Mickey Mouse / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Mickey Mouse; Morty and Ferdie; Gyro Gearloose; Black Pete; Sam Flat; Clyde Sharp
Reprints

America the Beautiful Quizzer (Table of Contents: 14)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Snow White

Indexer Notes

A quiz about state names.

Space Station '76 (Table of Contents: 15)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Synopsis
Projections of how a space station would operate in 1976, from a 1965 perspective.
Reprints
Keywords
space station

Liberty Square (Table of Contents: 16)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Grandma Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie

Indexer Notes

Introduction to next section.

George Washington (Table of Contents: 17)

comic story / 24 pages (report information)

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

Genre
historical
Characters
George Washington
Reprints

Indexer Notes

New layout, original pagecount 8.

Haunted Mansion Spookeroo (Table of Contents: 18)

Brer Rabbit / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Brer Rabbit

Indexer Notes

A message to decode.

Adventure Land (Table of Contents: 19)

Donald Duck / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Uncle Scrooge; Daisy Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie; Beagle Boys
Reprints

Indexer Notes

first page new art.

Treehouse Word Hunt (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

A message made up of individual letters on a tree.

Capturing Wild Animals Alive (Table of Contents: 21)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Synopsis
How hunters capture animals for zoos.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Edited reprint.

The African Lion (Table of Contents: 22)

Walt Disney's A True-Life Adventure / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

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

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Part 3 of 3. New layout.

Mickey's Magic Kingdom Message (Table of Contents: 23)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Mickey Mouse (cameo)

Indexer Notes

A message that can only be read at an angle.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 24) (Expand) /

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

Cracky's Extra Busy This Summer (Table of Contents: 25) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Walking in Disney World]
    Donald Duck & Mickey Mouse
  2. 1. ["Don't Leave Your Pencil at School..."]
    Pencil Puzzle Fun
  3. 2. Walt Disney Comics Digest Contents
  4. 3. The Magic Kingdom of Walt Disney World
  5. 4. Fantasy Land
    Minnie Mouse
  6. 5. Teacup Riddle Ride
  7. 6. Roundabout Merrily
  8. 7. Frontierland
    Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck
  9. 8. A Frontier Days Maze
    Little Hiawatha
  10. 9. An Epic Ride
  11. 10. Main Street USA
    Uncle Scrooge, April, May and June
  12. 11. Main Street Scramble
    Three Little Pigs
  13. 12. The Firefighters
  14. 13. Tomorrow Land
    Mickey Mouse
  15. 14. America the Beautiful Quizzer
  16. 15. Space Station '76
  17. 16. Liberty Square
  18. 17. George Washington
  19. 18. Haunted Mansion Spookeroo
    Brer Rabbit
  20. 19. Adventure Land
    Donald Duck
  21. 20. Treehouse Word Hunt
    Chip 'n' Dale
  22. 21. Capturing Wild Animals Alive
  23. 22. The African Lion
    Walt Disney's A True-Life Adventure
  24. 23. Mickey's Magic Kingdom Message
  25. 24. ["Summer's Fun, it's true..."]
    Summer Fun
  26. 25. Cracky's Extra Busy This Summer
    Jokes by Cracky
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Merlin Haas
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