(May 1956)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
Dell
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

Indicia title is "Walt Disney's JIMINY CRICKET, No. 701." Code number is J.C.O.S #701-565. Copyright 1956 by Walt Disney Productions. Credits for this issue based upon Alberto Becattini's "Disney Index - Dell Comic Books" Vols. 1 and 2 (Italy, 1992 and 1994). First of four Jiminy Cricket Four Color issues.


[Water from flower] (Table of Contents)

Jiminy Cricket / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Bradbury
Inks:
Jack Bradbury
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Jiminy Cricket
Reprints:
Keywords:
flowers; umbrellas

[Hole in one] (Table of Contents)

Jiminy Cricket / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Carl Fallberg
Pencils:
Jack Bradbury
Inks:
Jack Bradbury
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; sports
Characters:
Jiminy Cricket; Donald Duck
Synopsis:
Jiminy has to take cover when Donald hits a golf ball.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white.

Conscience for Hire (Table of Contents)

Jiminy Cricket / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Fallberg
Pencils:
Jack Bradbury
Inks:
Jack Bradbury
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Jiminy Cricket; Lil Bad Wolf; Big Bad Wolf; Brer Bear
Synopsis:
Jiminy takes on the big job of being the Big Bad Wolf's conscience.

I'm No Fool (Table of Contents)

Jiminy Cricket / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Fallberg
Pencils:
Jack Bradbury
Inks:
Jack Bradbury
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Jiminy Cricket
Synopsis:
Jiminy explains the uses and dangers of fire.

Indexer Notes

Disney released the 16-mm film "I'm No Fool with Fire," narrated by Jiminy Cricket, for educational use in April 1956. The film was previously shown on the Mickey Mouse Club TV show.

Jiminy Cricket and The Lonesome Jack Rabbit (Table of Contents)

Jiminy Cricket / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Fallberg
Pencils:
Jack Bradbury
Inks:
Jack Bradbury
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Jiminy Cricket
Synopsis:
Jiminy helps a jackrabbit in the desert. The jackrabbit later saves Jiminy from a wolf.

Jiminy Cricket Explains the Nature of Things (Table of Contents)

Jiminy Cricket / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Fallberg
Pencils:
Jack Bradbury
Inks:
Jack Bradbury
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Jiminy Cricket
Synopsis:
Jiminy narrates a feature on facts about elephants.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Disney released a short film "The Nature of Things, The Elephant" in June 1956, that was narrated by Jiminy Cricket.

Chore Troubles (Table of Contents)

Jiminy Cricket / comic story / 5.75 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Fallberg
Pencils:
Jack Bradbury
Inks:
Jack Bradbury
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Jiminy Cricket; Grandma Duck; Gus Goose (cameo)
Synopsis:
Jiminy tries to help Grandma Duck with her chores on the farm.

Scamp (Table of Contents)

Scamp / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Scamp (cameo); Lady (cameo); Tramp (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Promo for Scamp Four Color #703 (May 1956). Cover is depicted.

[Forgetting to drink] (Table of Contents)

Jiminy Cricket / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Carl Fallberg
Pencils:
Jack Bradbury
Inks:
Jack Bradbury
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Jiminy Cricket
Synopsis:
Jiminy falls into a stream while trying get a drink and is rescued by a passing bird.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white.

[Alternate shelter] (Table of Contents)

Jiminy Cricket / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Carl Fallberg
Pencils:
Jack Bradbury
Inks:
Jack Bradbury
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Jiminy Cricket
Synopsis:
When his umbrella won't open in a rain shower, Jiminy takes refuge in a turtle's shell.

Indexer Notes

Back cover; pantomime story. The last panel is Dell's "A Pledge to Parents."

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Water from flower]
    Jiminy Cricket
  2. 1. [Hole in one]
    Jiminy Cricket
  3. 2. Conscience for Hire
    Jiminy Cricket
  4. 3. I'm No Fool
    Jiminy Cricket
  5. 4. Jiminy Cricket and The Lonesome Jack Rabbit
    Jiminy Cricket
  6. 5. Jiminy Cricket Explains the Nature of Things
    Jiminy Cricket
  7. 6. Chore Troubles
    Jiminy Cricket
  8. 7. Scamp
    Scamp
  9. 8. [Forgetting to drink]
    Jiminy Cricket
  10. 9. [Alternate shelter]
    Jiminy Cricket
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