(August 1953)

Dell, 1940 Series
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Volume:
13
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
K. K. Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Dell Comic
Editing:
Alice Nielson Cobb ?; Chase Craig ?

[About to Wake Donald with Trumpet] (Table of Contents)

Huey, Dewey and Louie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Carl Barks
Inks:
Carl Barks
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on December 6, 1952. Barks later did this cover as an oil painting (CB OIL #82).

[Subscription Offer] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Li'l Bad Wolf
Synopsis:
Subscription offer for Walt Disney's Comics and Stories with free Mickey Mouse book.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

[Some Heir Over the Rainbow] (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Barks
Pencils:
Carl Barks
Inks:
Carl Barks
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
Carl Barks

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Gladstone Gander; Uncle Scrooge; Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie
Synopsis:
Scrooge plants pots of gold at the foot of a rainbow to see who will handle the money best, Donald, Gladstone, or the nephews.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on December 24, 1952. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (M. Lilien, 1982).

[Zeke Falsely Accused of Thefts] (Table of Contents)

Li'l Bad Wolf / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ken Champin
Inks:
?
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Li'l Bad Wolf; Big Bad Wolf; Three Little Pigs [Practical Pig; Fifer Pig; Fiddler Pig]; Brer Bear; Missus Ostrich; Brer Fox
Synopsis:
Zeke is falsely accused of stealing from Brer Bear and Missus Ostrich, but the culprit is Brer Fox.
Reprints:

[Scared of July Firecrackers] (Table of Contents)

Pluto / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Christensen
Pencils:
Paul Murry
Inks:
Paul Murry
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
Paul Murry

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Pluto; Mickey Mouse; Minnie Mouse; Morty and Ferdie
Synopsis:
Pluto cannot enjoy the Fourth of July because firecrackers make him anxious but he risks his life to save Mickey and friends when he believes a firecracker is about to explode in their faces.

[Earns Half a Feather] (Table of Contents)

Little Hiawatha / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Lee Hooper
Inks:
Lee Hooper
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Big Chief; Little Hiawatha; Sunflower
Synopsis:
Hiawatha wants to do great deeds so he can wear a feather headress.
Reprints:

[Goofy's Glass House] (Table of Contents)

Mickey Mouse / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bill Walsh
Pencils:
Manuel Gonzales
Inks:
Manuel Gonzales
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
?
Editing:
Frank Reilly

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Mickey Mouse; Goofy
Reprints:

[Pluto Tricks Pete into Cement] (Table of Contents)

Mickey Mouse / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bill Walsh
Pencils:
Manuel Gonzales
Inks:
Manuel Gonzales
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
?
Editing:
Frank Reilly

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Pluto; Black Pete
Reprints:
  • from Mickey Mouse Sunday (King Features Syndicate) 1950.11.19

[Goofy Found Shoe Trees in the End] (Table of Contents)

Mickey Mouse / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bill Walsh
Pencils:
Manuel Gonzales
Inks:
Manuel Gonzales
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
?
Editing:
Frank Reilly

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Mickey Mouse; Goofy; Minnie Mouse; Clarabelle Cow; Horace Horsecollar
Reprints:
  • from Mickey Mouse Sunday (King Features Syndicate) 1951.01.07

The Ghost of Ghost Town (Table of Contents)

Mickey Mouse / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Moores
Inks:
Dick Moores
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Mickey Mouse; Minnie Mouse; Goofy; Morty and Ferdie; Clarabelle Cow
Reprints:

[Climbing Ivy] (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Karp
Pencils:
Al Taliaferro
Inks:
Al Taliaferro
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
?
Editing:
Frank Reilly

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck
Reprints:

[Watery Soup in Rain at Cafe] (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Karp
Pencils:
Al Taliaferro
Inks:
Al Taliaferro
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
?
Editing:
Frank Reilly

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck
Reprints:

[Daisy Backs into Tree] (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Karp
Pencils:
Al Taliaferro
Inks:
Al Taliaferro
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
?
Editing:
Frank Reilly

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Daisy Duck
Reprints:

[Cuts off the Limb He Sits on] (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Karp
Pencils:
Al Taliaferro
Inks:
Al Taliaferro
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
?
Editing:
Frank Reilly

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie
Reprints:

[Mice in Violin] (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Karp
Pencils:
Al Taliaferro
Inks:
Al Taliaferro
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
?
Editing:
Frank Reilly

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey
Reprints:

[Garbage-disposal for Vegetables] (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Karp
Pencils:
Al Taliaferro
Inks:
Al Taliaferro
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
?
Editing:
Frank Reilly

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie
Reprints:
  • from Donald Duck daily (King Features Syndicate) 1950.04.11

[Daisy's Coming as She Is] (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Karp
Pencils:
Al Taliaferro
Inks:
Al Taliaferro
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
?
Editing:
Frank Reilly

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Daisy Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie
Reprints:
  • from Donald Duck daily (King Features Syndicate) 1950.04.10

The Secret of the Whirlpool (Table of Contents)

Mickey Mouse / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Fallberg
Pencils:
Dick Moores
Inks:
Dick Moores
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
Dick Moores

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Mickey Mouse; Goofy; Professor Finney; Black Pete
Synopsis:
Mickey and Goofy sail on Black Pete's S.S. Octopus with Professor Finney who is searching for a rare shark. Mickey and Goofy come into possession of a map depicting a mysterious whirlpool marked with an "X" that they give to Black Pete.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part 1 of 3.

[Children's Book Offer] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Full-page ad for children's books from Whitman Publishing Company.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

"C'mon, spark up!" said Stan Musial, of the St. Louis Cardinals (Table of Contents)

Wheaties, General Mills; Stan Musial / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?; ? (photo)
Inks:
?; ? (photo)
Colors:
?; ? (photo)
Letters:
?

Characters:
Stan Musial (both in photo and strip)

Indexer Notes

Back cover. A comic strip advertisement for Wheaties cereal from General Mills.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [About to Wake Donald with Trumpet]
    Huey, Dewey and Louie
  2. 1. [Subscription Offer]
  3. 2. [Some Heir Over the Rainbow]
    Donald Duck
  4. 3. [Zeke Falsely Accused of Thefts]
    Li'l Bad Wolf
  5. 4. [Scared of July Firecrackers]
    Pluto
  6. 5. [Earns Half a Feather]
    Little Hiawatha
  7. 6. [Goofy's Glass House]
    Mickey Mouse
  8. 7. [Pluto Tricks Pete into Cement]
    Mickey Mouse
  9. 8. [Goofy Found Shoe Trees in the End]
    Mickey Mouse
  10. 9. The Ghost of Ghost Town
    Mickey Mouse
  11. 10. [Climbing Ivy]
    Donald Duck
  12. 11. [Watery Soup in Rain at Cafe]
    Donald Duck
  13. 12. [Daisy Backs into Tree]
    Donald Duck
  14. 13. [Cuts off the Limb He Sits on]
    Donald Duck
  15. 14. [Mice in Violin]
    Donald Duck
  16. 15. [Garbage-disposal for Vegetables]
    Donald Duck
  17. 16. [Daisy's Coming as She Is]
    Donald Duck
  18. 17. The Secret of the Whirlpool
    Mickey Mouse
  19. 18. [Children's Book Offer]
  20. 19. "C'mon, spark up!" said Stan Musial, of the St. Louis Cardinals
    Wheaties, General Mills; Stan Musial
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