(January 1955)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
Dell Comic
Editing:
Alice Nielson Cobb (managing editor); Chase Craig (story editor); Tom McKimson (art director)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Code date is D.A.O.S. #611-551. Credits for this issue based upon Alberto Becattini's "Disney Index - Dell Comic Books" Vols. 1 and 2 (Italy, 1992 and 1994).


[piano] (Table of Contents)

Duck Album / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Paul Murry
Inks:
Paul Murry
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Uncle Scrooge; Gladstone Gander; Daisy Duck; Grandma Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie
Reprints:
Keywords:
music; photographs; pianos; singing

[Intro to story] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Del Connell
Pencils:
Dick Moores
Inks:
Dick Moores
Letters:
Dick Moores

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Grandma Duck; Gladstone Gander; Daisy Duck; Gus Goose; Huey, Dewey and Louie
Synopsis:
Introductory framing sequence for interior stories.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

[Mayor delivery] (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie
Synopsis:
Donald is a helicopter mail pilot. He is asked to fly to the mountains to bring the mayor, who is snow-bound, back to town for an important meeting.
Reprints:

[The horse show] (Table of Contents)

Grandma Duck / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Grandma Duck; Gus Goose
Synopsis:
Grandma Duck, who won a horse show 25 years ago, enters the contest again, with the same horse, Old Shickapoo.
Reprints:

[The joy of giving] (Table of Contents)

Scrooge McDuck / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Uncle Scrooge; Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie
Synopsis:
Scrooge's horoscope says he should "Be generous today! Give freely and you will receve much joy and bountiful reward!" He follows the advice by giving away pennies to youngsters.
Reprints:

[The good-luck gadget] (Table of Contents)

Donald's Nephews / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Huey, Dewey and Louie; Gyro Gearloose; Gladstone Gander
Synopsis:
Huey, Dewey, and Louie test Gyro's good luck packs (containing a horseshoe, rabbit's foot, and jar of four-leaf clovers); but find that it can't beat Gladstone's natural luck.

[Antique chairs and treasure] (Table of Contents)

Daisy Duck / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Daisy Duck; Clara Cluck; Beagle Boys [176-860; 176-760]
Synopsis:
The Beagle Boys are stealing antique chairs, looking for a treasure map that is concealed in the leg of one.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Only two Beagle Boys, 176-860 and 176-760, are in the story.

[End of story] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Del Connell
Pencils:
Dick Moores
Inks:
Dick Moores
Letters:
Dick Moores

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Grandma Duck; Uncle Scrooge; Daisy Duck; Gladstone Gander; Huey, Dewey and Louie; Gus Goose
Synopsis:
Conclusion of framing sequence.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

[Sturdy hat] (Table of Contents)

[Uncle Scrooge] / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Del Connell
Pencils:
Paul Murry
Inks:
Paul Murry
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Uncle Scrooge; Huey, Dewey and Louie
Synopsis:
The nephews hit Uncle Scrooge's top hat with snowballs, but are unable to knock it off.

Indexer Notes

Back cover; pantomime story.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [piano]
    Duck Album
  2. 1. [Intro to story]
    Donald Duck
  3. 2. [Mayor delivery]
    Donald Duck
  4. 3. [The horse show]
    Grandma Duck
  5. 4. [The joy of giving]
    Scrooge McDuck
  6. 5. [The good-luck gadget]
    Donald's Nephews
  7. 6. [Antique chairs and treasure]
    Daisy Duck
  8. 7. [End of story]
    Donald Duck
  9. 8. [Sturdy hat]
    [Uncle Scrooge]
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