(February 1981)

Western, 1975 Series
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Price
0.50 USD
Pages
36
On-sale Date
1980-12
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: 90296-102.


[Like Water Off a Duck] (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; Daffy Duck; Elmer Fudd
Synopsis
Carousel cowboy Daffy splats Elmer with a squirt gun.
Keywords
carousel duck; carousel horse; cowboy hat; heckling; merry-go-round; water pistol

What an Act! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Whitman Comics; Popeye the Sailor / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Midnight Stranger (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, who lives underground, has his senses tuned to a "T"...
Feature Logo
Bugs Bunny [Western Logo 2 Horseshoe-Like Letters]
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Bugs Bunny; Elmer Fudd; Banker Ben (embezzler); police officer
Synopsis
Why is a mysterious stranger skulking around Elmer Fudd's house in the dead of night?
Keywords
midnight; mysterious stranger; sensitivity; vibrations

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

Flipit / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Air-Mobile (Table of Contents: 4)

Daffy Duck / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Vic Lockman
Pencils
Pete Alvarado
Inks
?
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
Larry Mayer

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Inventor Daffy has invented many helpful gimmicks that make life more livable...
Feature Logo
Daffy Duck Dell/Western Interior 1
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Daffy Duck; ice cream catching-cat; freezing duck; nameless invention thief, gas station attendant; motorcycle traffic cop
Synopsis
Daffy invents an automobile that runs on air.
Keywords
car; environmental awareness; inventor; thief

Little Lulu (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Whitman Comics; Little Lulu / 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)

The Pink Panther (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

The Teeny Genie (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
Vic Lockman
Pencils
Pete Alvarado
Inks
?
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
Larry Mayer

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Pwetty neat! That lad wubs his lamp, and out swoops a genie to gwant his wishes!
Feature Logo
Tweety and Sylvester Dell Western Logo 1
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Tweety Bird; Sylvester Pussycat
Synopsis
Tweety pretends to be a genie, granting Sylvester his wishes - in painful ways.
Keywords
be-careful-what-you-wish-for; genie; hoax; one-character-desiring-another-as-a-meal; wishes

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)

Woody Woodpecker (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

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

Snippys / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Missing Contestant (Table of Contents: 13)

Petunia Pig / 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
What’s with you, Roxanne?
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Petunia Pig; Porky Pig; Roxanne; contest judges
Synopsis
In order to qualify for a beauty and talent contest, Petunia "multi-tasks" the entry requirements, to mixed results.
Keywords
best-laid-plans; contest; multi-tasking

The Wind-Mobile (Table of Contents: 14)

Yosemite Sam / 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
Am I seeing a mirage of a sea vessel on dry land?
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Yosemite Sam; Sylvester Pussycat; Cicero Pig
Synopsis
Sam learns the hard way why land-vehicles don't run on sail power.
Keywords
doing-something-their-own-way; environmental awareness; sailing; unintended slapstick consequences; wind power

Indexer Notes

A rather "environmentally-friendly" issue with Daffy Duck inventing an "air-mobile", and Yosemite Sam following suit with a "wind-mobile".

Porky Pig (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Whitman Comics; Porky Pig / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Battle of the Planets (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Whitman Comics; Battle of the Planets / 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)

Walt Disney Huey, Dewey and Louie Junior Woodchucks (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Whitman Comics; Huey, Dewey and Louie Junior Woodchucks / 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. [Like Water Off a Duck]
  2. 1. What an Act!
    Whitman Comics; Popeye the Sailor
  3. 2. The Midnight Stranger
  4. 3. The Exciting New! Flipit
    Flipit
  5. 4. The Air-Mobile
  6. 5. Little Lulu
    Whitman Comics; Little Lulu
  7. 6. Mystery, Adventure, Science Fiction Much, Much More
    Original Radio Broadcasts
  8. 7. The Pink Panther
    Whitman Comics; The Pink Panther
  9. 8. The Teeny Genie
  10. 9. Denim Embroidered Iron-On Sta-Ons
    Sta-Ons
  11. 10. Super Pocket Toy Values
    Toy Values
  12. 11. Woody Woodpecker
    Whitman Comics; Woody Woodpecker
  13. 12. Snippys
    Snippys
  14. 13. The Missing Contestant
    Petunia Pig
  15. 14. The Wind-Mobile
    Yosemite Sam
  16. 15. Porky Pig
    Whitman Comics; Porky Pig
  17. 16. Battle of the Planets
    Whitman Comics; Battle of the Planets
  18. 17. Authentic Stone - Perfect Condition Apache Arrowheads
    Arrowheads
  19. 18. Walt Disney Huey, Dewey and Louie Junior Woodchucks
    Whitman Comics; Huey, Dewey and Louie Junior Woodchucks
  20. 19. Super Posters by R&R Associates
    R&R Associates
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