(1975)

Western, 1975 Series
 
Price
1.95 USD
Pages
100
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Western Publishing Company, Inc.
Brand
A Golden Special
Color
Color
Dimensions
8.5" x 11"
Paper Stock
Book Paper; Cardstock Cover
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
One-Shot

Issue Notes

"Number 8" "Christmas Annual" printed on the spine. This is the 8th issue of the variously cover and indicica named "Christmas Annual", which ran from at least 1967 - 1976. This is the only issue known to include comics. Cover and title page list " A Golden Special: Christmas Annual".

Keywords
Christmas

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Santa Claus
Reprints
  • from "The Golden Magazine for Boys and Girls" (December 1968). Cover altered by the removal of Wacky, the Golden Magazine mascot, from Santa's sleigh.

Christmas with Mother Goose (Table of Contents: 1)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walt Kelly (signed)
Inks
Walt Kelly (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Reprints

Christmas in the Shoe (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly?
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Reprints

Old King Cole and the Limerick Game (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly?; Edward Lear
Pencils
Walt Kelly (signed)
Inks
Walt Kelly (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Reprints

Riddles (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly?
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?
Letters
?

Reprints

Answers to Riddles (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly?
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?
Letters
?

Reprints

Christmas Day in the Morning (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly?
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?
Letters
?

Reprints

A Visit from Saint Nicholas (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Clement C. Moore
Pencils
Mel Crawford
Inks
Mel Crawford
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural

Santa and the Angel (Table of Contents: 8)

text story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Oscar Lebeck
Pencils
Morris Gollub
Inks
Morris Gollub
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural

Xavier Patch (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mel Crawford
Inks
Mel Crawford
Colors
?
Letters
?

Reprints

Christmas with Mother Goose (Table of Contents: 10)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?
Letters
?

Reprints

Goosey Gander's Gift (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly?
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
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Advice (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly?
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?
Letters
?

Reprints

All Around the Christmas Tree (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly?
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?
Letters
?

Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Christmas with Mother Goose
  3. 2. Christmas in the Shoe
  4. 3. Old King Cole and the Limerick Game
  5. 4. Riddles
  6. 5. Answers to Riddles
  7. 6. Christmas Day in the Morning
  8. 7. A Visit from Saint Nicholas
  9. 8. Santa and the Angel
  10. 9. Xavier Patch
  11. 10. Christmas with Mother Goose
  12. 11. Goosey Gander's Gift
  13. 12. Advice
  14. 13. All Around the Christmas Tree
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Edgar Loftin
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Jim Walls
  • Alan Hutchinson