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Walt Disney's Comics and Stories 271 is an issue of WDCS from the series published by Gold Key Comics. The issue date is April 1963 and the cover price is twelve cents.


A Stone's Throw from Ghost Town[]

Starring: Donald Duck
Guest starring: Huey, Dewey and Louie
Summary: They boys want to take a vacation to the beach, but Donald buys a ranch instead. It turns out to be a scam, so he unloads it on another gullible buyer and gives the money to the boys since they didn't get their vacation. They use the money to buy their uncle something he's been wanting, a ranch.

'E' Is for Expert[]

Starring: Ludwig Von Drake
Summary: Sneaky Petey and Shorty try to sell a phony painting to a museum, but are surprised to learn they have hired art expert Ludwig. They leave before he can even come out of his office, then hatch a plan to swipe a real painting from the museum. Petey covers himself in plaster to disguise himself as a statue and leaves himself on their doorstep. The curator hauls the "statue" in and asks Ludwig to inspect it. When Von Drake taps Pete on the knee with a mallet, his leg kicks, exposing the ruse. While the crooks are arrested, Ludwig whacks all the other statues to test them too.

Drummed In[]

Starring: Li'l Bad Wolf, Big Bad Wolf
Guest starring: Three Little Pigs
Summary: Big Bad is admitted to the Wolves' lodge and awaits initiation. When Li'l Bad joins the pigs' band, Big Bad hides inside the bass drum to catch them. However, the pigs land a surprise gig at the lodge's initiation ceremony, and Big Bad is "played" by his pals.

Goofy's Guitar[]

(story feature)
Starring: Chip 'n' Dale, Goofy
Guest starring: Mickey Mouse
Summary: When Goofy begins to learn guitar, Chip and Dale want to be "musickers" too.

The Beanie Brain[]

Starring: Gyro Gearloose, Donald Duck
Guest starring: Scrooge McDuck, Huey, Dewey and Louie
Summary: Gyro invents a beanie that makes average folks smarter. He hires Donald to test it, but the beanie flies off his head and onto a crook's. The crook sets off to scam Scrooge, but Gyro arrives in time to warn him and retrieve the cap.

The Priceless Dodo Bird[]

Starring: Mickey Mouse, Goofy
Guest starring: Pete, Mr. Squinch
Summary: Mickey and Goofy hunt for a rare bird, but Black Pete wants it too.

Donald Duck[]

Starring: Donald Duck
Guest starring: Huey, Dewey and Louie
Summary: Don shows the boys how to get on a horse, and how to get off.