Western, 1974 Series
 

Series Timeline

See series details by issue (displays one row per issue with no gaps, by the regular issue sort order)

This page attempts to show how the issues in this series were published over time by laying them out in a timeline with alternately gray or white rows roughly corresponding to months. The correspondence is less accurate for bi-monthly, quarterly or annual books. Weekly or other more-frequent-than-monthly issues are simply grouped into the same color row by month.

The timeline feature depends on the key date field to order issues into a timeline. Please note that if the key dates are not filled out to correspond to the publication months of the issues, then the timeline will not be accurate.

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
1974-01-00 January 1974 38 Western Publishing Company, Inc. Gold Key 52 0.20 USD quarterly  
1974-02-00                  
1974-03-00                  
1974-04-00 April 1974 39 Western Publishing Company, Inc. Gold Key 36 0.20 USD quarterly  
1974-05-00                  
1974-06-00                  
1974-07-00 July 1974 40 Western Publishing Company, Inc. Gold Key 36 0.20 USD quarterly  
1974-08-00                  
1974-09-00                  
1974-10-00 October 1974 41 Western Publishing Company, Inc. Gold Key 36 0.25 USD quarterly  
1974-11-00                  
1974-12-00                  
1975-01-00 January 1975 42 Western Publishing Company, Inc. Gold Key 52 0.25 USD quarterly  
1975-02-00                  
1975-03-00                  
1975-04-00 April 1975 43 Western Publishing Company, Inc. Gold Key 36 0.25 USD quarterly  
1975-04-00 [April] 1975 43 [Whitman] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Whitman W [with Face] 36 0.25 USD    
1975-05-00                  
1975-06-00                  
1975-07-00                  
1975-08-00 August 1975 44 Western Publishing Company, Inc. Gold Key 36 0.25 USD quarterly  
1975-08-00 August 1975 44 [Whitman] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Whitman W [with Face] 36 0.25 USD ?  
1975-09-00                  
1975-10-00 October 1975 45 Western Publishing Company, Inc. Gold Key 36 0.25 USD quarterly  
1975-10-00 October 1975 45 [Whitman] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Whitman W [with Face] 36 0.25 USD ?  
1975-11-00                  
1975-12-00                  
1976-01-00 January 1976 46 [Gold Key] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Gold Key 36 0.25 USD four times a year in January, April, August, and October  
1976-01-00 January 1976 46 [Whitman] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Whitman W [with Face] 36 0.25 USD four times a year in January, April, August, and October  
1976-02-00                  
1976-03-00                  
1976-04-00 April 1976 47 [Gold Key] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Gold Key 36 0.25 USD four times a year in January, April, August, and October  
1976-04-00 April 1976 47 [Whitman] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Whitman W [with Face] 36 0.25 USD four times a year in January, April, August, and October  
1976-05-00                  
1976-06-00                  
1976-07-00                  
1976-08-00 August 1976 48 Western Publishing Company, Inc. Gold Key 36 0.25 USD four times a year in January, April, August, and October  
1976-09-00                  
1976-10-00 October 1976 49 [Gold Key] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Gold Key 36 0.30 USD four times a year in January, April, August, and October  
1976-10-00 October 1976 49 [Whitman] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Whitman W [with Face] 36 0.30 USD four times a year in January, April, August, and October  
1976-11-00                  
1976-12-00                  
1977-01-00 January 1977 50 Western Publishing Company, Inc. Gold Key 36 0.30 USD four times a year in January, April, August, and October  
1977-02-00                  
1977-03-00                  
1977-04-00 April 1977 51 Western Publishing Company, Inc. Gold Key 36 0.30 USD Four times a year in April, August, October, and December  
1977-05-00                  
1977-06-00                  
1977-07-00                  
1977-08-00 August 1977 52 [Gold Key] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Gold Key 36 0.30 USD Four times a year in April, August, October, and December 0335009003108
1977-08-00 August 1977 52 [Whitman] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Whitman W [with Face] 36 0.30 USD Four times a year in April, August, October, and December 0335009003108
1977-09-00                  
1977-10-00 October 1977 53 Western Publishing Company, Inc. Gold Key 36 0.30 USD four times a year in April, August, October, and December 0335009003110
1977-11-00                  
1977-12-00 December 1977 54 Western Publishing Company, Inc. Gold Key 36 0.30 USD Four times a year in April, August, October, and December 0335009003112
1978-01-00                  
1978-02-00                  
1978-03-00                  
1978-04-00                  
1978-05-00                  
1978-06-00                  
1978-07-00                  
1978-08-00                  
1978-09-00                  
1978-10-00                  
1978-11-00                  
1978-12-00                  
1979-01-00                  
1979-02-00                  
1979-03-00                  
1979-04-00                  
1979-05-00                  
1979-06-00                  
1979-07-00                  
1979-08-00                  
1979-09-00                  
1979-10-00                  
1979-11-00                  
1979-12-00                  
1980-01-00                  
1980-02-00                  
1980-03-00                  
1980-04-00                  
1980-05-00                  
1980-06-00                  
1980-07-00                  
1980-08-00                  
1980-09-00                  
1980-10-00                  
1980-11-00                  
1980-12-00                  
1981-01-00                  
1981-02-00                  
1981-03-00 March 1981 55 Western Publishing Company, Inc. Whitman W [with Face] 36 0.50 USD    
1981-04-00                  
1981-05-00                  
1981-06-00                  
1981-07-00 July 1981 56 Western Publishing Company, Inc. Whitman W [with Face] 36 0.50 USD    
1981-08-00                  
1981-09-00                  
1981-10-00 October 1981 1981 57 Western Publishing Company, Inc. Whitman W [with Face] 36 0.50 USD    
1981-11-00                  
1981-12-00                  
1982-01-00                  
1982-02-00 February 1982 58 [Yellow Logo] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Whitman W [with Face] 36 0.60 USD    
1982-02-00 February 1982 58 [White Logo] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Whitman W [with Face] 36 0.60 USD    
1982-03-00                  
1982-04-00                  
1982-05-00 May 1982 59 [Yellow Logo] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Whitman W [with Face] 36 0.60 USD    
1982-05-00 May 1982 59 [White Logo] Western Publishing Company, Inc. Whitman W [with Face] 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
39 [Whitman] ? ? 36 ? ?
41 [Whitman] ? ? 36 ? ?
53 [Whitman] ? ? 36 ? ?