(May 1973)

Western, 1962 Series
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Price
0.20 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Monthly except February, April, June, August and December
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Western Publishing Company, Inc.
Brand
Gold Key
Editing
Chase Craig (managing editor); Del Connell (story editor); Larry Mayer (art director)

Issue Notes

Cover code: 90037-305

[Moose Head] (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bob Gregory
Inks
Larry Mayer
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop ?
Letters
Larry Mayer

Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck
Synopsis
Moose head reads over Donald's shoulder.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Pencil credit confirmed from Bob Gregory's collection of payment request invoices from Western Publishing Company, Inc., invoice dated September 21, 1972.

Do You Need Extra Money? (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Cheerful House / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Showdown at Smoky Acre (Table of Contents: 2)

Donald Duck / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Gregory
Pencils
Bob Gregory
Inks
Jeff Maurer
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop ?
Letters
Bill Spicer

Job Number
D. D. #149-733
Feature Logo
Donald Duck [Western Logo 1]
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie; Uncle Scrooge McDuck; Featherbrain Duck (flashback); Wadly
Synopsis
Huey, Dewey and Louie purchase a block of land from Uncle Scrooge for one cent. Through some good luck, they begin making money off the property that Scrooge had lost money on for years.
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Indexer Notes

Credits from Alberto Becattini.
Pencil credit confirmed from Bob Gregory's collection of payment request invoices from Western Publishing Company, Inc., invoice dated May 22, 1972. The invoice states that this story was originally scheduled for Donald Duck (Western, 1962 series) #147.

Over One Hundred Free! Gifts (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Gandalf Products Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Order by Mail Specials (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

The Fun House / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Enter The Wonderful World of Amazing Live Sea-Monkeys (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Sea-Monkeys / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Surprise Package (Table of Contents: 6)

Donald Duck / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Kay Wright
Inks
?
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop ?
Letters
Bill Spicer

Feature Logo
Donald Duck [Western Logo 1]
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie; Uncle Scrooge McDuck
Synopsis
Donald accidentally buys an antique elephant-leg-shaped umbrella holder at an auction on his way to pick up a package for Uncle Scrooge. The package is a gift for Donald, of an antique elephant-leg-shaped umbrella holder.
Reprints

Cracky Has a New Job! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

Wow! 88 Posters Only 65c (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Gandalf Products Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

12 Animal Stick-Ons (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Mirobar Sales Corp. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Kayo Kid (Table of Contents: 10)

The Big Bad Wolf / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Phil De Lara
Inks
Phil De Lara
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop ?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Big Bad Wolf; Three Little Pigs [Practical Pig]; Percy Pig
Synopsis
Percy lives up to his nickname "Kayo Kid" when he punches out the Big Bad Wolf.

Birdbrains (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
Bob Gregory
Pencils
Bob Gregory
Inks
Jeff Maurer
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop ?
Letters
Bill Spicer

Feature Logo
Donald Duck [Western Logo 1]
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie
Synopsis
Donald buys a new car and cuts down a tree near his parking space so the birds will not soil the car. He then gets nothing but trouble when the birds try to build a nest in the car's engine compartment.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Script credit confirmed from Bob Gregory's collection of payment request invoices from Western Publishing Company, Inc., invoice dated August 17, 1972. Pencil credit confirmed from Bob Gregory's collection of payment request invoices from Western Publishing Company, Inc., invoice dated October 3, 1972.

It's Magic! (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

Sunny-sided Hacienda (Table of Contents: 13)

Donald Duck / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Gregory
Inks
Jeff Maurer
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop ?
Letters
Bill Spicer

Feature Logo
Donald Duck [Western Logo 1]
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Gyro Gearloose; Huey; Dewey; Louie; Mr. Fabb
Synopsis
Gyro invents a revolving house and a robot lawn sprinkler and mixes up the controls on them, resulting in yet another invention: a house-size washing machine.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Pencil credit confirmed from Bob Gregory's collection of payment request invoices from Western Publishing Company, Inc., invoice dated April 10, 1972. The invoice states that this story was originally scheduled to appear in Donald Duck (Western, 1962 series) #147.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

Jest for Fun / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
t

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

A page of jokes and riddles.
Between pages 4-5 of last story.

132 pc. Roman Soldiers Set (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Roman War Soldiers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Famous Name Prizes of Cash the Easy Way! (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Olympic Sales Club, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

3 Complete Fishing Outfits (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Niresk Discount Sales / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Moose Head]
    Donald Duck
  2. 1. Do You Need Extra Money?
    Cheerful House
  3. 2. Showdown at Smoky Acre
    Donald Duck
  4. 3. Over One Hundred Free! Gifts
    Gandalf Products Co.
  5. 4. Order by Mail Specials
    The Fun House
  6. 5. Enter The Wonderful World of Amazing Live Sea-Monkeys
    Sea-Monkeys
  7. 6. Surprise Package
    Donald Duck
  8. 7. Cracky Has a New Job!
    Gold Key Comics
  9. 8. Wow! 88 Posters Only 65c
    Gandalf Products Co.
  10. 9. 12 Animal Stick-Ons
    Mirobar Sales Corp.
  11. 10. The Kayo Kid
    The Big Bad Wolf
  12. 11. Birdbrains
    Donald Duck
  13. 12. It's Magic!
    Gold Key Comics
  14. 13. Sunny-sided Hacienda
    Donald Duck
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Jest for Fun
  16. 15. 132 pc. Roman Soldiers Set
    Roman War Soldiers
  17. 16. Famous Name Prizes of Cash the Easy Way!
    Olympic Sales Club, Inc.
  18. 17. 3 Complete Fishing Outfits
    Niresk Discount Sales
This issue was most recently modified by:
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