(July 1958)

Dell, 1954 Series
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Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
100
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
Dell A Giant Comic
Editing:
?

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

Indicia title is "Walt Disney's DONALD DUCK BEACH PARTY, No. 5, 1958." Code number is D.D.B.P. #5-587.


[Car ride] (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Tony Strobl
Inks:
D McLaughlin?
Colors:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie; Grandma Duck; Daisy Duck; Uncle Scrooge; Mickey Mouse; Goofy
Keywords:
automobile

Indexer Notes

New version in Walt Disney Comics Digest (Gold Key, 1968 series) #36.

Donald's Dilemma (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tony Strobl
Inks:
?
Letters:
?; typeset

Characters:
Donald Duck

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Word puzzle involving names of fish.

The Gem Jam (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Fallberg
Pencils:
Tony Strobl
Inks:
John Liggera
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie; Uncle Scrooge; Black Pete; Hulk (Pete's sidekick); Professor Driftwood
Synopsis:
While surf-fishing, Donald catches a bottle containing an emerald. It turns out that Scrooge was conducting experiments with ocean currents and Black Pete took advantage to smuggle an emerald. Pete and a comrade show up at the beach and want the emerald back.
Reprints:
Keywords:
beach; beachcombing; Coconut Island; emerald; fishing; fog; horse; ocean currents; rowboat; sharks; smuggling

["It's fun time, gang!"] (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tony Strobl ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Donald Duck

Indexer Notes

Introduction page to ten activity pages.

Gus and Jaq's Shore Shenanigans (Table of Contents)

Gus and Jaq / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tony Strobl ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?; typeset

Characters:
Gus; Jaq

Indexer Notes

Word puzzle.

Goofy's Jigsaw Jumble (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Goofy

Indexer Notes

Pieces of a jigsaw puzzle to be pasted on cardboard, cut out and assembled into a picture of Goofy.

Real Moving Pictures (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Donald Duck

Indexer Notes

Twelve drawings to be pasted on playing cards to make an animated flip book.

Chip 'n' Dale's Map Tizzy (Table of Contents)

Chip 'n' Dale / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Chip; Dale; Goofy

Indexer Notes

A maze puzzle.

Uncle Scrooge's Boo Boo Brain Teaser (Table of Contents)

Uncle Scrooge / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Uncle Scrooge

Indexer Notes

A "find the errors" drawing.

Minnie Gets the Brush (Table of Contents)

Minnie Mouse / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Mickey Mouse; Minnie Mouse; Clarabelle

Indexer Notes

A word puzzle using connect the dots to form the letters of the solution.

Donald's Flying Fish (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Donald Duck

Indexer Notes

Pieces to cut out to use along with tissue paper to make a glider.

Seven Dwarfs Naming Game (Table of Contents)

Seven Dwarfs / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Seven Dwarfs [Doc; Sneezy; Sleepy; Grumpy; Bashful; Happy; Dopey]

Indexer Notes

Word puzzle with drawings and clues to naming the Dwarfs.

Beach Banter Bamboozlers (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tony Strobl ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Donald Duck; Goofy; Mickey Mouse; Minnie Mouse; Gus Goose; Grandma Duck

Indexer Notes

Three jokes told in rebus format.

Don's Nautical Crossword (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Donald Duck

Indexer Notes

A crossword puzzle.

[Beach loafing] (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tony Strobl
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

Indexer Notes

Introductory page for a framing sequence for the following comic stories.

The Flimflammed Filmers (Table of Contents)

Mickey Mouse and Goofy / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Mickey Mouse; Goofy; Donald Duck (cameo); Huey (cameo); Dewey (cameo); Louie (cameo)
Synopsis:
Goofy gets a movie camera and decides to take nature movies in the desert. Mickey goes with him to keep an eye on things and they think they've captured a flying saucer on film. The pair return to the desert, but get involved with a gang of bank robbers.
Reprints:
Keywords:
birdcall; desert; flying saucer; helicopter; movie-making; nature films; robbers; skeet shooting

Indexer Notes

Donald and the nephews only appear in the title panel.

Frontier Scout (Table of Contents)

Li'l Davy / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Li'l Davy; Little Hiawatha; Big Chief; Sunflower (cameo); Donald Duck (cameo); Huey (cameo); Dewey (cameo); Louie (cameo)
Synopsis:
The Chief is fooled into giving his tribe's furs to a trader in exchange for the rights to everything on the next wagon train. Li'l Davy and Little Hiawatha try to delay the tribe from going on the warpath.
Reprints:
Keywords:
furs; rifle; six-guns; swastika; wagon train; war dance; war drums; war paint; warpath

Indexer Notes

Donald and the nephews only appear in the title panel. A swastika appears on a teepee in three panels on the last page.

The Fountain of Youth (Table of Contents)

Brer Rabbit / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Brer Rabbit; Brer Bear; Brer Fox; Donald Duck (cameo); Huey (cameo); Dewey (cameo); Louie (cameo)
Synopsis:
Brer Rabbit gets fooled by Brer Fox and is captured. Brer Rabbit talks Brer Bear into going with him to a secret fountain of youth.
Reprints:
Keywords:
bees; brier patch; folk tales; fountain of youth; geyser; motor scooter

Indexer Notes

Donald and the nephews only appear in the title panel.

Mistaken Identity (Table of Contents)

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Snow White; Seven Dwarfs [Doc; Happy; Sneezy; Bashful; Sleepy; Grumpy; Dopey]; Pinocchio; J. Worthington Foulfellow; Gideon; Stromboli; Donald Duck (cameo); Huey (cameo); Dewey (cameo)
Synopsis:
Pinocchio takes refuge in the Seven Dwarfs' cottage when he is pursued by Foulfellow and Gideon. He disguises himself using Dopey's clothes, but Foulfellow discovers the plan. Dopey comes back to the cottage when he forgets his lunch and Foulfellow and Gideon mistake him for Pinocchio. They capture Dopey in a bag and bring him to Stromboli.
Reprints:
Keywords:
disguise

Indexer Notes

Donald the nephews only appear in the title panel.

Freeway Free-for-all (Table of Contents)

Chip 'n' Dale / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Bradbury
Inks:
Jack Bradbury
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Chip; Dale; Huey (cameo); Dewey (cameo)
Synopsis:
When construction of a freeway threatens their tree, Chip 'n' Dale keep sabotaging the workers who are trying to cut the tree down.
Reprints:
Keywords:
axe; construction; dynamite; freeway; saw

Indexer Notes

The nephews only appear in the title panel.

Accidental Hero (Table of Contents)

Morty, Ferdie, and Pluto / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Pluto; Morty; Ferdie; Mickey Mouse; Huey (cameo); Dewey (cameo)
Synopsis:
Morty and Ferdie take Pluto to watch the filming of a episode of the "Strongbark" TV show. Pluto gets depressed when he can't duplicate one of Strongbark's stunts and Morty and Ferdie devise a scheme to help Pluto get his morale back.
Reprints:
Keywords:
bear; movie-making; TV show

Indexer Notes

The nephews only appear in the title panel.

Farm Frolic (Table of Contents)

Scamp / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Hubbard
Inks:
Al Hubbard
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Scamp; Lady; Tramp; Donald Duck (cameo); Huey (cameo); Dewey (cameo); Louie (cameo);
Synopsis:
Tramp takes Scamp to visit a farm in order to get rid of his excess energy. Scamp doesn't know anything about farm life and gets fooled by a fox.
Reprints:
Keywords:
bull; chickens; farm; fox; pigs; water well

Indexer Notes

Last panel is Dell's "A Pledge to Parents." Donald and the nephews only appear in the title panel.

Donald's Coded Caper (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tony Strobl
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie; Daisy Duck

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Word puzzle to find the letters to fill in word balloons.

Have Fun Safely (Table of Contents)

Wrigley's Juicy Fruit Gum / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Safety tips for summer swimming. Wrigley's Juicy Fruit Gum.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Car ride]
    Donald Duck
  2. 1. Donald's Dilemma
    Donald Duck
  3. 2. The Gem Jam
    Donald Duck
  4. 3. ["It's fun time, gang!"]
  5. 4. Gus and Jaq's Shore Shenanigans
    Gus and Jaq
  6. 5. Goofy's Jigsaw Jumble
  7. 6. Real Moving Pictures
    Donald Duck
  8. 7. Chip 'n' Dale's Map Tizzy
    Chip 'n' Dale
  9. 8. Uncle Scrooge's Boo Boo Brain Teaser
    Uncle Scrooge
  10. 9. Minnie Gets the Brush
    Minnie Mouse
  11. 10. Donald's Flying Fish
    Donald Duck
  12. 11. Seven Dwarfs Naming Game
    Seven Dwarfs
  13. 12. Beach Banter Bamboozlers
  14. 13. Don's Nautical Crossword
    Donald Duck
  15. 14. [Beach loafing]
    Donald Duck
  16. 15. The Flimflammed Filmers
    Mickey Mouse and Goofy
  17. 16. Frontier Scout
    Li'l Davy
  18. 17. The Fountain of Youth
    Brer Rabbit
  19. 18. Mistaken Identity
    Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
  20. 19. Freeway Free-for-all
    Chip 'n' Dale
  21. 20. Accidental Hero
    Morty, Ferdie, and Pluto
  22. 21. Farm Frolic
    Scamp
  23. 22. Donald's Coded Caper
    Donald Duck
  24. 23. Have Fun Safely
    Wrigley's Juicy Fruit Gum
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Merlin Haas
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