Walt Disney Comics Digest #43 [Gold Key]
(October 1973)

Western, 1968 Series
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Price
0.50 USD
Pages
132
Indicia Frequency
?
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

This issue has variants.

Cover code: 92301-310


Goofy and His Goof-Kart (Table of Contents)

Goofy / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Goofy

Walt Disney Comics Digest (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Goofy and His Goof-kart (Table of Contents: 2)

Goofy / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Goofy; Mickey Mouse
Reprints

Indexer Notes

New layout, original pagecount 15.

The Side-kart Caper (Table of Contents: 3)

Goofy / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Goofy; Mickey Mouse; Clarabelle Cow
Reprints

Indexer Notes

New layout, original pagecount 5.

Read Those Racing Flags (Table of Contents: 4)

Goofy / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Vic Lockman
Pencils
Tony Strobl
Inks
?
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Goofy
Reprints

The Goof-kart Kid (Table of Contents: 5)

Goofy / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Vic Lockman
Pencils
Tony Strobl
Inks
Steve Steere
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Goofy
Reprints

Indexer Notes

New layout, original pagecount 5.

The Safety Seeker (Table of Contents: 6)

Goofy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Vic Lockman
Pencils
Tony Strobl
Inks
Steve Steere
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Goofy; Gilbert
Reprints

Indexer Notes

New layout, original pagecount 4.

Exterminators (Table of Contents: 7)

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 (Kings Features Syndicate) 1963.00.00

A Ticklish Situation (Table of Contents: 8)

Three Little Pigs / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Three Little Pigs [Practical Pig; Fifer Pig; Fiddler Pig]; Big Bad Wolf
Synopsis
Practical invents a rocket that sends the Big Bad Wolf to a planet of wolves. But Big Bad isn't tough enough to stay there so Practical brings him back.
Reprints

B-Bop Coloring Game (Table of Contents: 9)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Christine Lyttle Smith ?
Pencils
Christine Lyttle Smith ? (layout); Tony Strobl (pencils)
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Uncle Scrooge
Reprints

The Butter Business (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
Chase Craig
Pencils
Dick Moores
Inks
Dick Moores
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
Dick Moores

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Brer Rabbit; Brer Fox; Brer Bear; Sis Cow; Brer Bully Bull
Reprints
Keywords
folk tales

Daisy's Desert Dilemma (Table of Contents: 11)

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
Daisy Duck
Reprints

The Cake Caper (Table of Contents: 12)

April, May and June / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
April, May and June; Phyllis Pheasant; Penny Partridge; Eddie

Indexer Notes

4 horizontal panels per page.

Goofy Jokes (Table of Contents: 13)

Goofy / text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Goofy; Donald Duck
Reprints

Follow the Reader (Table of Contents: 14)

Donald Duck / comic story / 12 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
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Lights! Camera! ACTION!

Forest Fright (Table of Contents: 16)

Bongo and Lumpjaw / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Bongo; Lumpjaw
Reprints

The Bear Tamer (Table of Contents: 17)

Gyro Gearloose / comic story / 7 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
Gyro Gearloose; Helper; Gladstone Gander
Synopsis
Gladstone recruits Gyro to help him tame a bear so that he will be crowned "king of luck," and Gyro invents a repellent that keeps the bear subdued.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art submitted October 29, 1959. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (1982).

Huey's Vacation Chuckler (Table of Contents: 18)

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; Huey, Dewey and Louie
Reprints

The Inferior Decorator (Table of Contents: 19)

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; Clarabelle Cow

Grandma Duck's Bar-B-Q Befuddler (Table of Contents: 20)

Grandma Duck / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Grandma Duck
Reprints

Young Benjamin Franklin (Table of Contents: 21)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Benjamin Franklin

Cats of Jungle and Plain (Table of Contents: 22)

text article / 4 pages (report information)

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

Reprints

Indexer Notes

New layout, original pagecount 1.

Donald and the Picnic Parachute (Table of Contents: 23)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie
Reprints

The Unhelpful Helper (Table of Contents: 24)

Mickey Mouse / comic story / 5 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

The Nephews' Dude Ranch Shenanigan! (Table of Contents: 25)

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; Huey, Dewey and Louie
Reprints

Willing to Learn (Table of Contents: 26)

Ludwig Von Drake / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tony Strobl
Inks
Steve Steere
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Ludwig Von Drake; Goofy
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Goofy and His Goof-Kart
    Goofy
  2. 1. Walt Disney Comics Digest
  3. 2. Goofy and His Goof-kart
    Goofy
  4. 3. The Side-kart Caper
    Goofy
  5. 4. Read Those Racing Flags
    Goofy
  6. 5. The Goof-kart Kid
    Goofy
  7. 6. The Safety Seeker
    Goofy
  8. 7. Exterminators
    True Life Adventures
  9. 8. A Ticklish Situation
    Three Little Pigs
  10. 9. B-Bop Coloring Game
  11. 10. The Butter Business
    Brer Rabbit
  12. 11. Daisy's Desert Dilemma
  13. 12. The Cake Caper
    April, May and June
  14. 13. Goofy Jokes
    Goofy
  15. 14. Follow the Reader
    Donald Duck
  16. 15. ["Lights! Camera! ACTION!"]
    Minnie Mouse in Hollywood
  17. 16. Forest Fright
    Bongo and Lumpjaw
  18. 17. The Bear Tamer
    Gyro Gearloose
  19. 18. Huey's Vacation Chuckler
  20. 19. The Inferior Decorator
    Goofy and Glory-Bee
  21. 20. Grandma Duck's Bar-B-Q Befuddler
    Grandma Duck
  22. 21. Young Benjamin Franklin
  23. 22. Cats of Jungle and Plain
  24. 23. Donald and the Picnic Parachute
  25. 24. The Unhelpful Helper
    Mickey Mouse
  26. 25. The Nephews' Dude Ranch Shenanigan!
  27. 26. Willing to Learn
    Ludwig Von Drake
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Mike Nielsen
  • 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
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  • Gary L. Watson
  • Donald Dale Milne
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  • Karl Wilcox