(December 1980)

Western, 1975 Series
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Price
0.40 USD
Pages
36
On-sale Date
1980-10
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Western Publishing Company, Inc.
Brand
Whitman W [with Face]
Editing
Del Connell
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Cover code: 90296-012. One of two scarce Whitman bagged issues of later 1980. The entire contents of this issue, sans cover, is reprinted in Looney Tunes (Western, 1975 Series) # 41 (January 1982).


[A Forward Tweety-Pass!] (Table of Contents)

Looney Tunes / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ralph Heimdahl
Inks
Ralph Heimdahl
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
typeset; logo

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Bugs Bunny; Elmer Fudd; Tweety Bird; Sylvester Pussycat
Synopsis
Tweety helps guide quarterback Elmer's forward pass to receiver Bugs.
Keywords
football; pass

Indexer Notes

Ralph Heimdahl credit from Alberto Becattini (2020).

Yosemite Sam and Bugs Bunny (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Whitman Comics; Yosemite Sam and Bugs Bunny / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Case of the Missing Statues (Table of Contents: 2)

Bugs Bunny / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Vic Lockman
Pencils
Lee Holley
Inks
?
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
Larry Mayer

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Bugs is bored with the art museum’s exhibits…
Feature Logo
Bugs Bunny [Western Logo 2 Horseshoe-Like Letters]
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Bugs Bunny; art museum patrons; art museum guards; statue thief boss; statue thief flunky; police officer
Synopsis
Stone statues are disappearing before the eyes of astonished onlookers – including Bugs, who does something about it.
Reprints
Keywords
abounding oddities; disappearance; statues; theft; turning the tables

The Exciting New! Flipit (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Flipit / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Stage Fright (Table of Contents: 4)

Petunia Pig / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Vic Lockman
Pencils
Lee Holley
Inks
?
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
Larry Mayer

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Petunia has rented the long-unused “Little Theatre” to put on a play she has written…
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Petunia Pig; Cicero Pig; Sylvester Pussycat; Porky Pig
Synopsis
Petunia has written a play she titled “And Then There Was One”, where the various characters mysteriously disappear one-by-one. While setting up the theater for the play, her cast and crew mysteriously disappear one-by-one.
Reprints
Keywords
disappearances; play; puzzlement; theater

Looney Tunes (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Whitman Comics; Looney Tunes / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Mystery, Adventure, Science Fiction Much, Much More (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Original Radio Broadcasts / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Walt Disney Uncle Scrooge (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Whitman Comics; Uncle Scrooge / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Mask Mystery (Table of Contents: 8)

Daffy Duck / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Vic Lockman
Pencils
Lee Holley
Inks
?
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
Larry Mayer

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Through wind, rain and dark of night, nothing stops Armchair Daffy in pursuit of evildoers…
Feature Logo
Daffy Duck Dell/Western Interior 1
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Daffy Duck (as Armchair Daffy); Mr. Klinkrich; butler; cook; maid; chauffeur
Synopsis
Armchair detective "Armchair Daffy" (with deerstalker hat and in his motorized armchair) solves a missing ruby mystery.
Reprints
Keywords
Armchair Daffy; deduction; detective thunder; lightning; mask; ruby

Indexer Notes

Part of the "Armchair Daffy" detective series.

Denim Embroidered Iron-On Sta-Ons (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Sta-Ons / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Super Pocket Toy Values (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Toy Values / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Walt Disney Mickey Mouse (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Whitman Comics; Mickey Mouse / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Snippys (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Snippys / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Island Escapade (Table of Contents: 13)

Yosemite Sam and Henery Hawk / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Vic Lockman
Pencils
Lee Holley
Inks
?
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
Larry Mayer

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Got'cha!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Yosemite Sam; Henery Hawk; Professor McQuerry
Synopsis
Sam shanghais Henery to be his crow’s nest lookout, on a search for a disappearing island.
Reprints
Keywords
abounding oddities; island; lookout; sea or island setting; shanghaied; ship

The Toy Tussle (Table of Contents: 14)

Tweety and Sylvester / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Vic Lockman
Pencils
Lee Holley
Inks
?
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
Larry Mayer

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oooh, I tawt I taw a puddy tat – and far fwom home-safe-home!
Feature Logo
Tweety and Sylvester Dell Western Logo 1
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Tweety Bird; Sylvester Pussycat; toy shop salesman
Synopsis
Tweety and Sylvester’s chase wreaks havoc in a toy shop, until Sylvester gets his head stuck in a model railroading tunnel.
Keywords
chase; getting carried away; model railroading; one-character-desiring-another-as-a-meal; size differential; toy shop; tunnel; wreaking havoc

The Pink Panther (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Whitman Comics; The Pink Panther / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Woody Woodpecker (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Whitman Comics; Woody Woodpecker / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Authentic Stone - Perfect Condition Apache Arrowheads (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Arrowheads / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Little Lulu (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Whitman Comics; Little Lulu / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Super Posters by R&R Associates (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

R&R Associates / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [A Forward Tweety-Pass!]
  2. 1. Yosemite Sam and Bugs Bunny
    Whitman Comics; Yosemite Sam and Bugs Bunny
  3. 2. Case of the Missing Statues
  4. 3. The Exciting New! Flipit
    Flipit
  5. 4. Stage Fright
    Petunia Pig
  6. 5. Looney Tunes
    Whitman Comics; Looney Tunes
  7. 6. Mystery, Adventure, Science Fiction Much, Much More
    Original Radio Broadcasts
  8. 7. Walt Disney Uncle Scrooge
    Whitman Comics; Uncle Scrooge
  9. 8. The Mask Mystery
  10. 9. Denim Embroidered Iron-On Sta-Ons
    Sta-Ons
  11. 10. Super Pocket Toy Values
    Toy Values
  12. 11. Walt Disney Mickey Mouse
    Whitman Comics; Mickey Mouse
  13. 12. Snippys
    Snippys
  14. 13. Island Escapade
    Yosemite Sam and Henery Hawk
  15. 14. The Toy Tussle
  16. 15. The Pink Panther
    Whitman Comics; The Pink Panther
  17. 16. Woody Woodpecker
    Whitman Comics; Woody Woodpecker
  18. 17. Authentic Stone - Perfect Condition Apache Arrowheads
    Arrowheads
  19. 18. Little Lulu
    Whitman Comics; Little Lulu
  20. 19. Super Posters by R&R Associates
    R&R Associates
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Peter Croome
  • Joe Torcivia
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Jim Van Dore
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