(June 1957)

Dell, 1940 Series
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Volume:
17
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
K. K. Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Dell
Editing:
Alice Nielson Cobb ?; Chase Craig ?

[Smoky Beach Party] (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Paul Murry
Inks:
Paul Murry
Colors:
Western Publishing Production Shop

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

Free Game at Dairy Queen (Table of Contents)

Dairy Queen / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Illustrated advertisement from Dairy Queen for a piece of the popular "Pickin'" game for free, available on each visit to the local Dairy Queen store.

Indexer Notes

Found on the inside front cover.

[The Day Duckburg Got Dyed] (Table of Contents)

Walt Disney's Donald Duck / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Barks
Pencils:
Carl Barks
Inks:
Carl Barks
Colors:
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters:
Garé Barks
Job Number:
W.D.C. #201-576

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie; Gyro Gearloose; Daisy Duck; Gyro's Helper; un-named Mayor of Duckville
Synopsis:
Donald's nephews spill India ink on their Uncle's white tablecloth and go to Gyro to get the stain out. By an unfortunate accident, a shipment of Gyro's new dye is shipped to Donald, who thinks it is his long-awaited bug powder that he plans to use to kill the microbes and moss in the city reservoir.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Duckburg

[Bird-brain Pop] (Table of Contents)

Walt Disney Presents Li'l Bad Wolf / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gil Turner
Inks:
Gil Turner
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Li'l Bad Wolf; Three Little Pigs [Practical Pig; Fifer Pig; Fiddler Pig]; Brer Bear; Big Bad Wolf [Zeke Wolf] (villain)
Synopsis:
Li'l Bad Wolf and the Three Little Pigs are chasing a rare Pie-Eyed Peeper when they run into the Big Bad Wolf. When questioned about this, Li'l Bad Wolf informs his Dad that anyone who can photograph this rare bird is eligible to win a $40 pair of binoculars.
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[The Boy Tender] (Table of Contents)

Walt Disney's Pluto / comic story / 4 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:
Mickey Mouse; Pluto; Jeffrey; Jeffrey's mother
Synopsis:
Pluto is accidently mis-treated by a little boy while waiting outside the market while Mickey is inside shopping. When the little boy's Mom discovers the lad is missing, he is found with Pluto, who is accused by Mickey of chasing the boy.
Reprints:

Dumbo's Rainbow (Table of Contents)

Dumbo / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tony Strobl
Inks:
?
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Dumbo the Flying Elephant; Timothy Mouse; Mickey Mouse
Synopsis:
Dumbo tells Timothy that he wants to go to big pary at the school grounds, but he must be able to do a stunt for the entertainment, the winner of which gets a jar of honey from Bongo's bee tree. Then Timothy suggests something Dumbo could do: create a new type of rainbow.

[Monkey Style] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bob Karp
Pencils:
Al Taliaferro [as Walt Disney] (signed)
Inks:
Al Taliaferro [as Walt Disney] (signed)
Colors:
Western Publishing Production Shop
Editing:
Frank Reilly

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie
Synopsis:
Huey thinks of a new way to view the monkeys at the zoo.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This strip has no word balloons.

[Delayed Runaway] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bob Karp
Pencils:
Al Taliaferro [as Walt Disney] (signed)
Inks:
Al Taliaferro [as Walt Disney] (signed)
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
?
Editing:
Frank Reilly

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey; Louie
Synopsis:
Donald's three nephews decide to run away from home: on one condition.
Reprints:

[Invisible Bubblegum] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bob Karp
Pencils:
Al Taliaferro [as Walt Disney] (signed)
Inks:
Al Taliaferro [as Walt Disney] (signed)
Colors:
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters:
?
Editing:
Frank Reilly

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey
Synopsis:
Donald sternly tells Huey not to let him see Huey chewing such a large wad of gum in his mouth again.
Reprints:

[Wet Report Cards] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bob Karp
Pencils:
Al Taliaferro [as Walt Disney] (signed)
Inks:
Al Taliaferro [as Walt Disney] (signed)
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
?
Editing:
Frank Reilly

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie
Synopsis:
Donald is frustrated when his nephews bring home the newspaper.....soaking wet.
Reprints:

The Phantom Fires (Part 2) (Table of Contents)

Walt Disney's Mickey Mouse / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Fallberg
Pencils:
Paul Murry
Inks:
Paul Murry
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
Paul Murry

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Goofy; Mickey Mouse; Scuttle (villain); another un-named crook (vllain)
Synopsis:
At the request of Police Chief O'Hara, Mickey and Goofy head to the remote mountain village of Peaceful Valley i order to help Chief O'Hara's brother, who is Sheriff of the town, discover the cause of a series of mysterious fires.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This is Part 2 of a 3 part story, which is continued next issue.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Mickey Mouse Book / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Goofy; Mickey Mouse
Synopsis:
Promotional illustrated advertisement, with the cover, for Mickey Mouse's Summer Vacation comic book, free with any paid subscription to Walt Disney's Comics and Stories. Coupon is provided. Subscription rates were: $1 for one year, $1.75 for two years, $2.50 for three years, and $5 for five years.

Goldilocks and the Grouchy Bears, 1957 version (Table of Contents)

7-up / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Illustrated promotional advertisement by the 7-Up Bottling Company, featuring a company-revised version of "Goldilocks and the Three Bears."

Indexer Notes

Found on the inside back cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Schwinn Mark II Jaguar Bicycle / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Illustrated advertisement from Arnold, Schwinn & Company, introducing the new Schwinn Mark II Jaguar bicycle, priced as low as $41.95. A coupon is provided for readers to send in to get a copy of the full color Schwinn Bike Folder.

Indexer Notes

Found on the back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Smoky Beach Party]
    Donald Duck
  2. 1. Free Game at Dairy Queen
    Dairy Queen
  3. 2. [The Day Duckburg Got Dyed]
    Walt Disney's Donald Duck
  4. 3. [Bird-brain Pop]
    Walt Disney Presents Li'l Bad Wolf
  5. 4. [The Boy Tender]
    Walt Disney's Pluto
  6. 5. Dumbo's Rainbow
    Dumbo
  7. 6. [Monkey Style]
    Donald Duck
  8. 7. [Delayed Runaway]
    Donald Duck
  9. 8. [Invisible Bubblegum]
    Donald Duck
  10. 9. [Wet Report Cards]
    Donald Duck
  11. 10. The Phantom Fires (Part 2)
    Walt Disney's Mickey Mouse
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    The Mickey Mouse Book
  13. 12. Goldilocks and the Grouchy Bears, 1957 version
    7-up
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Schwinn Mark II Jaguar Bicycle
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