Western, 1971 Series
 

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Not all issues in this series have key dates, so not all can be sorted into a timeline. The following issues can be sorted:

Key Date Pub. Date On-sale date Number Indicia Publisher Brand Pages Price Frequency Barcode
1971-04-00 April 1971 1971-01-07 1 Western Publishing Company, Inc. Gold Key 36 0.15 USD quarterly  
1971-05-00                  
1971-06-00                  
1971-07-00 July 1971 2 Western Publishing Company, Inc. Gold Key 36 0.15 USD ?  
1971-08-00                  
1971-09-00                  
1971-10-00 October 1971 3 Western Publishing Company, Inc. Gold Key 36 0.15 USD quarterly  
1971-11-00                  
1971-12-00                  
1972-01-00 January 1972 1971-10-07 4 [Gold Key] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Gold Key 36 0.15 USD quarterly  
1972-02-00                  
1972-03-00 March 1972 5 [Gold Key] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Gold Key 36 0.15 USD bi-monthly  
1972-04-00                  
1972-05-00 May 1972 1972 6 [Gold Key] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Gold Key 36 0.15 USD bi-monthly  
1972-05-00 May 1972 6 [Whitman] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Whitman W [with Face] 36 0.15 USD bi-monthly  
1972-06-00                  
1972-07-00 July 1972 7 [Gold Key] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Gold Key 36 0.15 USD ?  
1972-07-00 [July 1972] 7 [Whitman] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Whitman W [with Face] 36 0.15 USD    
1972-08-00                  
1972-09-00 September 1972 8 [Gold Key] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Gold Key 36 0.15 USD Bi-monthly  
1972-10-00                  
1972-11-00 November 1972 9 Western Publishing Company, Inc. Gold Key 36 0.15 USD ?  
1972-12-00                  
1973-01-00 January 1973 10 Western Publishing Company, Inc. Gold Key 36 0.15 USD ?  
1973-01-00 January 1973 10 [20ยข] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Gold Key 36 0.20 USD ?  
1973-02-00                  
1973-03-00 March 1973 11 [Gold Key] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Gold Key 36 0.15 USD ?  
1973-04-00                  
1973-05-00 May 1973 1973-03 12 Western Publishing Company, Inc. Gold Key 36 0.20 USD monthly except February, April, June, August and December  
1973-06-00                  
1973-07-00 July 1973 13 [Gold Key] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Gold Key 36 0.20 USD monthly except February, April, June, August and December  
1973-08-00                  
1973-09-00 September 1973 14 Western Publishing Company, Inc. Gold Key 36 0.20 USD monthly except February, April, June, August, and December  
1973-09-00 September 1973 14 [Whitman] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Whitman W [with Face] 36 0.20 USD ?  
1973-10-00 October 1973 15 [Gold Key] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Gold Key 36 0.20 USD monthly except February, April, June, August and December  
1973-10-00 October 1973 15 [Whitman] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Whitman W [with Face] 36 0.20 USD    
1973-11-00 November 1973 16 Western Publishing Company, Inc. Gold Key 36 0.20 USD monthly except February, April, June, August, and December  
1973-12-00                  
1974-01-00 January 1974 17 Western Publishing Company, Inc. Gold Key 36 0.20 USD monthly except February, April, June, August, and December  
1974-02-00                  
1974-03-00 March 1974 1974 18 [Gold Key] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Gold Key 36 0.20 USD ?  
1974-04-00                  
1974-05-00 May 1974 19 [Gold Key] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Gold Key 36 0.20 USD monthly except February, April, June, August, and December  
1974-06-00                  
1974-07-00 July 1974 20 [Gold Key] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Gold Key 36 0.25 USD monthly except February, April, June, August, and December  
1974-08-00                  
1974-09-00 September 1974 21 [Gold Key] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Gold Key 36 0.25 USD monthly except February, April, June, August, and December  
1974-09-00 September 1974 21 [Whitman] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Whitman W [with Face] 36 0.25 USD monthly except February, April, June, August, and December  
1974-10-00 October 1974 22 [Gold Key] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Gold Key 36 0.25 USD monthly  
1974-11-00 November 1974 1974 23 ? Gold Key 36 0.25 USD ?  
1974-12-00                  
1975-01-00 January 1975 1974 24 Western Publishing Company, Inc. Gold Key 36 0.25 USD Monthly except February, April, June, August, and December  
1975-02-00                  
1975-03-00 March 1975 1975-03 25 Western Publishing Company, Inc. Gold Key 36 0.25 USD monthly except February, April, June, August, and December  
1975-04-00                  
1975-05-10 26 ? Gold Key ? ?
1975-06-00                  
1975-07-00 July 1975 27 [Gold Key] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Gold Key 36 0.25 USD Monthly except February, April, June, August and December  
1975-08-00                  
1975-09-00 September 1975 28 Western Publishing Company, Inc. Gold Key 36 0.25 USD monthly except February, April, June, August, and December  
1975-10-00 October 1975 29 [Gold Key] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Gold Key 36 0.25 USD monthly except February, April, June, August, and December  
1975-11-00 November 1975 30 [Gold Key] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Gold Key 36 0.25 USD monthly except February, April, June, August and December  
1975-11-00 November 1975 30 [Whitman] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Whitman W [with Face] 36 0.25 USD monthly except February, April, June, August and December  
1975-12-00                  
1976-01-00 January 1976 31 [Whitman] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Whitman W [with Face] 36 0.25 USD monthly except February, April, June, August, and December  
1976-01-10 January 1976 31 [Gold Key] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Gold Key 36 0.25 USD monthly except February, April, June, August, and December  
1976-02-00                  
1976-03-00 March 1976 32 [Gold Key] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Gold Key 36 0.25 USD monthly except February, August, and December  
1976-03-10 32 [Whitman] ? Whitman W [with Face] ? ?
1976-04-00 April 1976 33 Western Publishing Company, Inc. Gold Key 36 0.25 USD monthly except February, August, and December  
1976-05-00 May 1976 34 [Gold Key] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Gold Key 36 0.25 USD monthly except February, August, and December  
1976-06-00 June 1976 1976 35 [Gold Key] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Gold Key 36 0.25 USD ?  
1976-07-00 July 1976 36 [Gold Key] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Gold Key 36 0.25 USD Monthly except February, August, and December  
1976-07-00 July 1976 36 [Whitman] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Whitman W [with Face] 36 0.25 USD Monthly except February, August, and December  
1976-08-00                  
1976-09-00 September 1976 37 [Gold Key] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Gold Key 36 0.30 USD monthly except February, August and December  
1976-10-00 October 1976 38 Western Publishing Company, Inc. Gold Key 36 0.30 USD monthly except February, August, and December  
1976-10-00 October 1976 38 [Whitman] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Whitman W [with Face] 36 0.30 USD ?  
1976-11-00 November 1976 1976 39 [Gold Key] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Gold Key 36 0.30 USD monthly except February, August, and December  
1976-12-00                  
1977-01-10 40 ? Gold Key 36 0.30 USD ?  
1977-02-00                  
1977-03-00 March 1977 41 [Gold Key] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Gold Key 36 0.30 USD monthly except February, August, and December  
1977-03-00 March 1977 41 [Whitman] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Whitman W [with Face] 36 0.30 USD monthly except February, August, and December  
1977-04-00 April 1977 42 [Gold Key] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Gold Key 36 0.30 USD ?  
1977-05-00 May 1977 43 [Gold Key] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Gold Key 36 0.30 USD monthly except February, August, and December  
1977-05-00 May 1977 43 [Whitman] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Whitman W [with Face] 36 0.30 USD monthly except February, August, and December  
1977-06-00 June 1977 44 [Gold Key] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Gold Key 36 0.30 USD monthly except February, August, and December 0335009026606
1977-07-00 July 1977 45 [Gold Key] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Gold Key 36 0.30 USD monthly except February, August, and December 0335009026607
1977-07-00 July 1977 45 [Whitman] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Whitman W [with Face] 36 0.30 USD monthly except February, August, and December 0335009026607
1977-08-00                  
1977-09-00 September 1977 46 [Gold Key] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Gold Key 36 0.30 USD ?  
1977-10-00 October 1977 47 [Gold Key] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Gold Key 36 0.30 USD monthly except February, August, and December 0335009026610
1977-11-00 November 1977 48 [Gold Key] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Gold Key 36 0.30 USD monthly except February, August, and December 0335009026611
1977-11-00 November 1977 48 [Whitman] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Whitman W [with Face] 36 0.30 USD ? 0335009026611
1977-12-00                  
1978-01-00 January 1978 49 Western Publishing Company, Inc. Gold Key 36 0.35 USD ? 0335009026601
1978-02-00                  
1978-03-10 50 ? Gold Key 36 0.35 USD ? ?
1978-04-10 51 ? Gold Key 36 0.35 USD ? ?
1978-04-10 51 [Whitman] ? Whitman W [with Face] 36 0.35 USD ? ?
1978-05-00 May 1978 52 [Gold Key] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Gold Key 36 0.35 USD monthly 0335009026605
1978-06-00 June 1978 53 [Gold Key] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Gold Key 36 0.35 USD ? 0335009026606
1978-07-00 July 1978 54 Western Publishing Company, Inc. Gold Key 36 0.35 USD monthly 0335009026607
1978-08-00 August 1978 55 [Gold Key] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Gold Key 36 0.35 USD monthly 0335009026608
1978-08-00 August 1978 55 [Whitman] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Whitman W [with Face] 36 0.35 USD monthly 0335009026608
1978-09-00 September 1978 56 [Gold Key] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Gold Key 36 0.35 USD ? 0335009026609
1978-10-00 October 1978 57 [Gold Key] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Gold Key 36 0.35 USD Monthly 0335009026610
1978-10-00 October 1978 57 [Whitman] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Whitman W [with Face] 36 0.35 USD monthly 0335009026610
1978-11-00 November 1978 58 [Gold Key] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Gold Key 36 0.35 USD ? 0335009026611
1978-12-00 December 1978 1978 59 [Gold Key] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Gold Key 36 0.35 USD ? 0335009026612
1979-01-00 January 1979 60 [Gold Key] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Gold Key 36 0.35 USD monthly 0335009026601
1979-01-00 January 1979 60 [Whitman] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Whitman W [with Face] 36 0.35 USD monthly 0335009026601
1979-02-00 February 1979 61 [Gold Key] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Gold Key 36 0.35 USD Monthly 0335009026602
1979-03-00 March 1979 62 [Gold Key] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Gold Key 36 0.35 USD monthly 0335009026603
1979-03-00 March 1979 62 [Whitman] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Whitman W [with Face] 36 0.35 USD monthly 0335009026603
1979-04-00 April 1979 63 [Gold Key] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Gold Key 36 0.40 USD monthly 0335009026604
1979-04-00 April 1979 63 [Whitman] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Whitman W [with Face] 36 0.40 USD ? 0335009026604
1979-05-00 May 1979 64 [Gold Key] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Gold Key 36 0.40 USD monthly 0335009026605
1979-06-00 June 1979 1979 65 [Gold Key] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Gold Key 36 0.40 USD monthly 0335009026606
1979-07-00 July 1979 1979 66 [Gold Key] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Gold Key 36 0.40 USD ? 0335009026607
1979-08-00 August 1979 1979-06-07 67 [Gold Key] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Gold Key 36 0.40 USD monthly 0335009026608
1979-09-00 September 1979 1979 68 [Gold Key] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Gold Key 36 0.40 USD monthly 0335009026609
1979-10-00 October 1979 69 [Gold Key] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Gold Key 36 0.40 USD monthly 0335009026610
1979-11-00 November 1979 1979 70 [Gold Key] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Gold Key 36 0.40 USD monthly 0335009026611
1979-11-00 November 1979 70 [Whitman] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Whitman W [with Face] 36 0.40 USD monthly 0335009026611
1979-12-00 December 1979 1979-10-04 71 [Gold Key] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Gold Key 36 0.40 USD monthly 0335009026612
1980-01-00 January 1980 72 [Gold Key] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Gold Key 36 0.40 USD ? 0335009026601
1980-02-00 February 1980 1979 ? 73 [Gold Key] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Gold Key 36 0.40 USD ? 0335009026602
1980-03-00                  
1980-04-00                  
1980-05-00                  
1980-06-00                  
1980-07-00 July 1980 1980 74 ? Whitman W [with Face] 36 0.40 USD ? ?
1980-08-00 August 1980 1980-06-19 75 ? Whitman W [with Face] 36 0.40 USD ? ?
1980-09-00                  
1980-10-00 October 1980 1980-08 76 Western Publishing Company, Inc. Whitman W [with Face] 36 0.40 USD    
1980-11-00                  
1980-12-00 December 1980 1980-10 77 Western Publishing Company, Inc. Whitman W [with Face] 36 0.40 USD    
1981-01-00 January 1981 78 Western Publishing Company, Inc. Whitman W [with Face] 36 0.50 USD    
1981-02-00                  
1981-03-00                  
1981-04-00                  
1981-05-00                  
1981-06-00                  
1981-07-00                  
1981-08-00                  
1981-09-00 September 1981 80 Western Publishing Company, Inc. Whitman W [with Face] 36 0.50 USD    
1981-10-00                  
1981-11-00 November 1981 79 Western Publishing Company, Inc. Whitman W [with Face] 36 0.50 USD    
1981-12-00                  
1982-01-00                  
1982-02-00 February 1982 1981 ? 81 ? Whitman W [with Face] 36 0.60 USD ? ?
1982-03-00 March 1982 1982 82 Western Publishing Company, Inc. Whitman W [with Face] 36 0.60 USD    
1982-04-00 April 1982 83 Western Publishing Company, Inc. Whitman W [with Face] 36 0.60 USD    
1982-05-00                  
1982-06-00                  
1982-07-00                  
1982-08-00                  
1982-09-00                  
1982-10-00                  
1982-11-00                  
1982-12-00                  
1983-01-00                  
1983-02-00                  
1983-03-00                  
1983-04-21 [1983] 1983-04-21 85 Western Publishing Company, Inc. Whitman W [with Face] 36 0.60 USD    
1983-05-19 [1983] 1983-05-19 86 Western Publishing Company, Inc. Whitman W 36 0.60 USD    
1983-06-00 [June 1983] 1983-03-24 84 ? Whitman W [with Face] 36 0.60 USD ? ?
1983-07-00                  
1983-08-00                  
1983-09-00                  
1983-10-00                  
1983-11-00                  
1983-12-22 [1983] 1983-12-22 87 Western Publishing Company, Inc. Whitman W 36 0.60 USD ? ?

These issues have no key date and cannot be placed in a timeline:

Key Date Pub. Date On-sale date Number Indicia Publisher Brand Pages Price Frequency Barcode
4 [Whitman] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Whitman W [with Face] 36 0.15 USD ?  
5 [Whitman] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Whitman W [with Face] 36 0.15 USD ?  
8 [Whitman] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Whitman W [with Face] 36 0.15 USD ?  
11 [Whitman] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Whitman W [with Face] 36 0.15 USD ?  
13 [Whitman] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Whitman W [with Face] 36 0.20 USD ?  
18 [Whitman] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Whitman W [with Face] 36 0.20 USD ?  
19 [Whitman] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Whitman W [with Face] 36 0.20 USD    
20 [Whitman] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Whitman W [with Face] 36 0.25 USD ?  
22 [Whitman] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Whitman W [with Face] 36 0.25 USD ?  
24 [British] ? ? 36 ? ?
26 [British] ? ? ? ?
27 [Whitman] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Whitman W [with Face] 36 0.25 USD ?  
29 [Whitman] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Whitman W [with Face] 36 0.25 USD ?  
34 [Whitman] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Whitman W [with Face] 36 0.25 USD ?  
35 [Whitman] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Whitman W [with Face] 36 0.25 USD ?  
37 [Whitman] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Whitman W [with Face] 36 0.30 USD ?  
39 [Whitman] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Whitman W [with Face] 36 0.30 USD ?  
42 [Whitman] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Whitman W [with Face] 36 0.30 USD ?  
44 [Whitman] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Whitman W [with Face] 36 0.30 USD ?  
46 [Whitman] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Whitman W [with Face] 36 0.30 USD ?  
47 [Whitman] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Whitman W [with Face] 36 0.30 USD ? 0335009026610
52 [Whitman] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Whitman W [with Face] 36 0.35 USD ? 0335009026605
53 [Whitman] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Whitman W [with Face] 36 0.35 USD ? 0335009026606
56 [Whitman] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Whitman W [with Face] 36 0.35 USD ? 0335009026609
58 [Whitman] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Whitman W [with Face] 36 0.35 USD ? 0335009026611
59 [Whitman] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Whitman W [with Face] 36 0.35 USD ? 0335009026612
61 [Whitman] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Whitman W [with Face] 36 0.35 USD ? 0335009026602
64 [Whitman] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Whitman W [with Face] 36 0.40 USD ? 0335009026605
65 [Whitman] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Whitman W [with Face] 36 0.40 USD ? 0335009026606
66 [Whitman] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Whitman W [with Face] 36 0.40 USD ? 0335009026607
67 [Whitman] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Whitman W [with Face] 36 0.40 USD ? 0335009026608
68 [Whitman] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Whitman W [with Face] 36 0.40 USD ? 0335009026609
69 [Whitman] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Whitman W [with Face] 36 0.40 USD ? 0335009026610
71 [Whitman] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Whitman W [with Face] 36 0.40 USD ? 0335009026612
72 [Whitman] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Whitman W [with Face] 36 0.40 USD ? 0335009026601
73 [Whitman] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Whitman W [with Face] 36 0.40 USD ? 0335009026602