(June 1973)

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: 92301-306. Credits for this issue based upon Alberto Becattini's "Disney Index - Dell Comic Books" Vols. 1 and 2 (Italy, 1992 and 1994). Most sequences have incorrect job number WR DAISY+USS #48.


Showboat (Table of Contents)

Daisy Duck and Uncle Scrooge / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Uncle Scrooge; Daisy Duck; Clara Cluck; Clarabelle Cow; Minnie Mouse; Goofy; Pluto; Huey, Dewey and Louie; April, May and June; Li'l Bad Wolf; Big Bad Wolf; Three Little Pigs (Practical Pig; Fifer Pig; Fiddler Pig); Grandma Duck; Captain Hook; Li'l Davy; Mickey Mouse; Hiawatha; Morty

Walt Disney Comics Digest (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Showboat (Table of Contents: 2)

Daisy Duck and Uncle Scrooge / 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; Clara Cluck; Clarabelle Cow; Minnie Mouse; Gyro Gearloose; Beagle Boys; Brer Rabbit; Brer Bear; Goofy; Pinoccohio; Pluto; Huey, Dewey and Louie
Reprints

Indexer Notes

New layout, original pagecount 17.

River Critter Jitters (Table of Contents: 3)

Goofy / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Christine Lyttle Smith ?
Pencils
Christine Lyttle Smith ? (layout); Tony Strobl (pencils)
Inks
?
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
typeset

Characters
Goofy
Reprints

Frontier Farm (Table of Contents: 4)

Grandma Duck / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Grandma Duck; Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie; Black Pete
Reprints

Indexer Notes

New layout, original pagecount 17.

Showboat Bungle! (Table of Contents: 5)

Gus Goose / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Christine Lyttle Smith ?
Pencils
Christine Lyttle Smith ? (layout); Tony Strobl (pencils)
Inks
?
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
?; typeset

Characters
Gus Goose; Uncle Scrooge
Reprints

All Steamed Up (Table of Contents: 6)

Mickey and Goofy / comic story / 9 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; Uncle Mark T. McGoof; Snagg; Lurch
Reprints

Skipper Scrooge Boat Bamboozler (Table of Contents: 7)

Uncle Scrooge / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Christine Lyttle Smith ?
Pencils
Christine Lyttle Smith ? (layout); Tony Strobl (pencils)
Inks
?
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
typeset

Characters
Uncle Scrooge
Reprints

Showboat, Jr. (Table of Contents: 8)

Li'l Bad Wolf / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Li'l Bad Wolf; Big Bad Wolf; Three Little Pigs [Practical Pig; Fifer Pig; Fiddler Pig]; Brer Beaver; Brer Owl; Brer Rabbit; Brer Coon; Uncle Scrooge; Daisy Duck (cameo)
Reprints

Goofy River Tickler (Table of Contents: 9)

Goofy / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Christine Lyttle Smith ?
Pencils
Christine Lyttle Smith ? (layout); Tony Strobl (pencils)
Inks
?
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
typeset

Characters
Goofy; Uncle Scrooge
Reprints

Totem Omen (Table of Contents: 10)

Li'l Davy and Little Hiawatha / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harvey Eisenberg
Inks
John Liggera ?
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
?

Characters
Little Hiawatha; Big Chief; Li'l Davy
Reprints

Indexer Notes

New layout, original pagecount 5.

Chip 'n' Dale Favorite Riverboat Duty (Table of Contents: 11)

Chip 'n' Dale / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Christine Lyttle Smith ?
Pencils
Christine Lyttle Smith ? (layout); Tony Strobl (pencils)
Inks
?
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
?

Characters
Chip 'n' Dale
Reprints

Runaround Hound (Table of Contents: 12)

Pluto, Morty and Ferdie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Morty and Ferdie; Pluto; Mickey Mouse; Brer Bear; Brer Fox; Crows (from Dumbo)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

New layout, original pagecount 6.

Drydock Charades (Table of Contents: 13)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Christine Lyttle Smith ?
Pencils
Christine Lyttle Smith ? (layout); Tony Strobl (pencils)
Inks
?
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
typeset

Characters
Donald Duck; Goofy; Daisy Duck; Uncle Scrooge; Grandma Duck; Gladstone Gander
Reprints

Away for a Day (Table of Contents: 14)

Daisy and Minnie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Daisy Duck; Minnie Mouse
Reprints

Indexer Notes

New layout, original pagecount 5.

Goofy Showboat Fun Page (Table of Contents: 15)

Goofy / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Christine Lyttle Smith ?
Pencils
Christine Lyttle Smith ? (layout); Tony Strobl (pencils)
Inks
?
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
?

Characters
Goofy; Donald Duck; Daisy Duck; Gladstone Gander
Reprints

The River Rogues (Table of Contents: 16)

Captain Hook and Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Captain Hook; Smee; Uncle Scrooge; Chip 'n' Dale; Jiminy Cricket
Reprints

Indexer Notes

New layout, original pagecount 8.

Wee Witches (Table of Contents: 17)

April, May and June / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
April, May and June; The Wicked Witch
Reprints

Indexer Notes

New layout, original pagecount 6.

The Ice Ship (Table of Contents: 18)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Arnuk, the eskimo hunter; Ismita (his wife)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

copyright 1956

Rescue at Midnight (Table of Contents: 19)

Tinker Bell / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Tinker Bell; Jiminy Cricket; Big Bad Wolf; Thumper

Winner Take All (Table of Contents: 20)

True Life Adventures / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dick Huemer
Pencils
George Wheeler
Inks
George Wheeler
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Reprints
  • from True Life Adventures (King Features Syndicate) 1963.00.00

The Sinister Sea Circus (Table of Contents: 21)

Dimwitty and Moby Duck / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Dimwitty Duck; Moby Duck; Porpy

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22)

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oranges and avocados grow in California

Running for Office (Table of Contents: 23)

Goofy and Glory-Bee / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Goofy; Glory-Bee

Fish Ears (Table of Contents: 24)

Brer Rabbit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Brer Rabbit; Brer Bear; Brer Fox
Keywords
folk tales

Andy Snyder's Swimming Steers (Table of Contents: 25)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Col. Andy Snyder (Confederate Army)
Synopsis
Facts about Col. Andy Snyder of the Confederate Army, a trail boss who invented a novel method of getting cattle herds to cross rivers.

Indexer Notes

See Four Color (Dell, 1942 series) #1097.

Park Panic (Table of Contents: 26)

Chip 'n' Dale / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Chip 'n' Dale; Cousin Rangy

The Saga of Sourdough Sam (Table of Contents: 27)

Donald Duck / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie; Uncle Scrooge
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Showboat
    Daisy Duck and Uncle Scrooge
  2. 1. Walt Disney Comics Digest
  3. 2. Showboat
    Daisy Duck and Uncle Scrooge
  4. 3. River Critter Jitters
    Goofy
  5. 4. Frontier Farm
    Grandma Duck
  6. 5. Showboat Bungle!
    Gus Goose
  7. 6. All Steamed Up
    Mickey and Goofy
  8. 7. Skipper Scrooge Boat Bamboozler
    Uncle Scrooge
  9. 8. Showboat, Jr.
    Li'l Bad Wolf
  10. 9. Goofy River Tickler
    Goofy
  11. 10. Totem Omen
    Li'l Davy and Little Hiawatha
  12. 11. Chip 'n' Dale Favorite Riverboat Duty
    Chip 'n' Dale
  13. 12. Runaround Hound
    Pluto, Morty and Ferdie
  14. 13. Drydock Charades
  15. 14. Away for a Day
    Daisy and Minnie
  16. 15. Goofy Showboat Fun Page
    Goofy
  17. 16. The River Rogues
    Captain Hook and Uncle Scrooge
  18. 17. Wee Witches
    April, May and June
  19. 18. The Ice Ship
  20. 19. Rescue at Midnight
    Tinker Bell
  21. 20. Winner Take All
    True Life Adventures
  22. 21. The Sinister Sea Circus
    Dimwitty and Moby Duck
  23. 22. ["Oranges and avocados grow in California"]
    Minnie Mouse in Hollywood
  24. 23. Running for Office
    Goofy and Glory-Bee
  25. 24. Fish Ears
    Brer Rabbit
  26. 25. Andy Snyder's Swimming Steers
  27. 26. Park Panic
    Chip 'n' Dale
  28. 27. The Saga of Sourdough Sam
    Donald Duck
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Darrel McCann
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
  • Jim Stangas
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