(February 1972)

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: 92301-202


Bedknobs and Broomsticks (Table of Contents)

Bedknobs and Broomsticks / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?

Characters
Lady (cameo); Tramp (cameo); Donald Duck (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Lady and the Tramp album vignette from Four Color (Dell, 1942 series) #634 (part of cover).

Wanted for Merriment Every Month (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Gold Key / 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.

Ice Taxis (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 and Louie
Reprints

Indexer Notes

New layout, original pagecount 10.

Artful Dodger (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) 1964.00.00

The Bone Burglar (Table of Contents: 5)

Brer Rabbit / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Stallings
Pencils
Dick Moores
Inks
Dick Moores
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
Dick Moores
Editing
Frank Reilly

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Brer Rabbit; Bear Bear
Reprints
  • from Uncle Remus and His Tales of Brer Rabbit Sunday (King Features Syndicate) 1955.12.25

The Quarter Horse (Table of Contents: 6)

The World of Horses / text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Facts about quarter horses.
Keywords
horses

Instant Winter (Table of Contents: 7)

Chip 'n' Dale / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Chip 'n' Dale; Tinker Bell
Reprints

Indexer Notes

New layout, original pagecount 8.

Matches (Table of Contents: 8)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
The history of matches.
Keywords
matches.

Li'l Red and Her Mini-bike (Table of Contents: 9)

Daisy Duck's Diary / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Daisy Duck; Donald Duck; Big Bad Wolf; Grandma Duck
Synopsis
Donald reads Daisy's diary from when she was a little girl. Daisy and the Big Bad Wolf play out the "Red Riding Hood" story with Grandma Duck (with the addition of a scooter and trail bike.)
Keywords
diary; scooter; trail bike

Indexer Notes

New material. Four horizontal panels per page.

Lady and the Tramp Album (Table of Contents: 10)

Lady and the Tramp / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Lady; Tramp; Jock; Trusty; Pedro; Peg; Dachsie; Bull; Tuffy; Boris
Reprints

Across the Tracks (Table of Contents: 11)

Lady and Tramp / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Lady; Tramp
Reprints

Bringing Home the Bones (Table of Contents: 12)

Pedro and Tuffy / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Pedro; Tuffy; Chiquita
Reprints

The Case of the Missing Bone (Table of Contents: 13)

Trusty and Jock / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Trusty; Jock
Reprints

Homeless (Table of Contents: 14)

Peg and Bull / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Peg; Bull
Reprints

Everybody's Got a Trouble (Table of Contents: 15)

Boris and Dachsie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Boris; Dachsie
Reprints

[Around the Doghouse] (Table of Contents: 16)

Lady and Tramp / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Lady; Tramp; Jock; Trusty; Pedro; Peg; Dachsie; Bull; Boris; Tuffy
Reprints

Woodbin Blues (Table of Contents: 17)

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
Li'l Bad Wolf; Big Bad Wolf; Brer Bear; Li'l Bear
Reprints

Indexer Notes

New layout, original pagecount 6.

Gentleman Tramp (Table of Contents: 18)

Tramp / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

A story with words and drawings combined.

The Snow Chaser (Table of Contents: 19)

Grandma Duck's Farm Friends / comic story / 6 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; Gyro Gearloose; Helper
Synopsis
Gyro uses a "snow chaser" to vaporize snow on Grandma's farm, but through a series of misadventures, the vaporized snow builds up in storm clouds overhead.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on July 28, 1959. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (1982).

Woodland Wonder (Table of Contents: 20)

Dumbo / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Dumbo; Bongo; Lumpjaw
Synopsis
Dumbo captures Lumpjaw for the circus sideshow, so that Bongo will join as a unicycle rider on a high wire.
Reprints
Keywords
circus; high wire; unicycle

Indexer Notes

Two vertical panels per page.

Street of Stars (Table of Contents: 21)

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Origin of Hollywood Boulevard.

The Grasshopper and the Ants (Table of Contents: 22)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Reprints

Indexer Notes

New layout, original pagecount 7.

Bedknobs and Broomsticks (Table of Contents: 23)

Bedknobs and Broomsticks / text story / 14 pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Adaptation of the movie "Bedknobs and Broomsticks." Text story with nine illustrations. Comic book version in Walt Disney Showcase (Gold Key, 1970 series) #6.

Clarabelle Cow Goes to the Movies (Table of Contents: 24)

Clarabelle Cow / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Clarabelle Cow

Indexer Notes

Unscramble the words on movie marquees.

The Goofy Trap (Table of Contents: 25)

Goofy and Glory-Bee / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Goofy; Glory-Bee
Synopsis
Glory-Bee plays the helpless damsel in order to get Goofy's attention.

Word Squares (Table of Contents: 26)

activity / 2 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Donald Duck (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Word squares that form the same word horizontally and vertically.

The Travel Tightwad (Table of Contents: 27)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 4 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
Uncle Scrooge; Donald Duck
Reprints

A-maz-ing Spelling Bee (Table of Contents: 28)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Solving a maze spells a word.

Training Tips (Table of Contents: 29)

text article / 3 pages (report information)

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

Synopsis
Tips on training a dog.
Keywords
dog

Indexer Notes

Text with three illustrations.

The Missing Money Mystery (Table of Contents: 30)

Mickey Mouse / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Mickey Mouse; Goofy
Reprints

Aristokittens on the Stairs (Table of Contents: 31)

Aristokittens / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Aristokittens [Toulouse; Marie; Berlioz]

Indexer Notes

A stair-step crossword puzzle.

Jokes by Cracky #7 (Table of Contents: 32) (Expand) /

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

It's for You in '72! (Table of Contents: 33) (Expand) /

1972 Golden Mother Goose Calendar / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Bedknobs and Broomsticks
    Bedknobs and Broomsticks
  2. 1. Wanted for Merriment Every Month
    Gold Key
  3. 2. Walt Disney Comics Digest Contents
  4. 3. Ice Taxis
    Donald Duck
  5. 4. Artful Dodger
    True Life Adventures
  6. 5. The Bone Burglar
    Brer Rabbit
  7. 6. The Quarter Horse
    The World of Horses
  8. 7. Instant Winter
    Chip 'n' Dale
  9. 8. Matches
  10. 9. Li'l Red and Her Mini-bike
    Daisy Duck's Diary
  11. 10. Lady and the Tramp Album
    Lady and the Tramp
  12. 11. Across the Tracks
    Lady and Tramp
  13. 12. Bringing Home the Bones
    Pedro and Tuffy
  14. 13. The Case of the Missing Bone
    Trusty and Jock
  15. 14. Homeless
    Peg and Bull
  16. 15. Everybody's Got a Trouble
    Boris and Dachsie
  17. 16. [Around the Doghouse]
    Lady and Tramp
  18. 17. Woodbin Blues
    Li'l Bad Wolf
  19. 18. Gentleman Tramp
    Tramp
  20. 19. The Snow Chaser
    Grandma Duck's Farm Friends
  21. 20. Woodland Wonder
    Dumbo
  22. 21. Street of Stars
    Minnie Mouse in Hollywood
  23. 22. The Grasshopper and the Ants
  24. 23. Bedknobs and Broomsticks
    Bedknobs and Broomsticks
  25. 24. Clarabelle Cow Goes to the Movies
    Clarabelle Cow
  26. 25. The Goofy Trap
    Goofy and Glory-Bee
  27. 26. Word Squares
  28. 27. The Travel Tightwad
    Uncle Scrooge
  29. 28. A-maz-ing Spelling Bee
  30. 29. Training Tips
  31. 30. The Missing Money Mystery
    Mickey Mouse
  32. 31. Aristokittens on the Stairs
    Aristokittens
  33. 32. Jokes by Cracky #7
    Jokes By Cracky
  34. 33. It's for You in '72!
    1972 Golden Mother Goose Calendar
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Darrel McCann
  • 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