(December 1959)

Dell, 1959 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
84
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
Editing:
Alice Nielson Cobb (managing editor); Chase Craig and/or Del Connell (story editor); Tom McKimson (art director)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age U. S.
Binding:
Squarebound

Issue Notes

Credits for this issue based upon Alberto Becattini's "Disney Index - Dell Comic Books" Vols. 1 and 2 (Italy, 1992 and 1994).

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[Christmas carols with elephant] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Tony Strobl
Inks:
Norm McGary (painted)
Colors:
Norm McGary (painted)

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Mickey Mouse; Minnie Mouse; Goofy; Donald Duck; Daisy Duck; Morty and Ferdie
Reprints:

Gifts for the Gang (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Christine Lyttle Smith ?
Pencils:
Christine Lyttle Smith ? (layout); Tony Strobl (pencils)
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Mickey Mouse; Huey; Dewey; Louie; Uncle Scrooge; Morty; Ferdie; Daisy Duck; Goofy; Minnie Mouse
Reprints:

The Christmas Cha Cha (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
?; Carl Barks (see notes)
Pencils:
Carl Barks
Inks:
Carl Barks
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
Garé Barks

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie; Uncle Scrooge; Daisy Duck; The Billionaires' Club
Synopsis:
Donald practices the cha cha so that he can win the first prize in a dance contest, a silver bowl, with Daisy, and give her his half of the bowl as a Christmas gift. But Scrooge is supposed to supply the bowl, and so he enters the contest, too, with a dance teacher as his partner.
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Indexer Notes

Art submitted on May 26, 1959. Barks caricatured himself on a wanted poster on page 13 of this story. Quote from Barks: "I did the drawings and a did a great deal of rewriting and polishing on the dialogue of the script, which was sent to me by the office."--June 9, 1968, letter to Michael Barrier. Notes and synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (M. Lilien, 1982).

What Will Santa Do ? (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Christine Lyttle Smith ?
Pencils:
Christine Lyttle Smith ? (layout); Tony Strobl (pencils)
Inks:
?
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Huey; Dewey; Louie

Roly-poly Santa (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Christine Lyttle Smith ?
Pencils:
Christine Lyttle Smith ? (layout); Tony Strobl (pencils)
Inks:
?
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
typeset

The Moose Head Mystery (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Mickey Mouse; Morty; Ferdie; Goofy; Minnie Mouse; Chief O'Hara
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Santa's Yule School (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Christine Lyttle Smith ?
Pencils:
Christine Lyttle Smith ? (layout); Tony Strobl (pencils)
Inks:
?
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Mickey Mouse; Morty; Ferdie
Reprints:

Christmas Crossword (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Christine Lyttle Smith ?
Pencils:
Christine Lyttle Smith ? (layout); Tony Strobl (pencils)
Inks:
?
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Mickey Mouse

The Topsy-turvy Tree (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Vic Lockman
Pencils:
Al Hubbard
Inks:
Al Hubbard
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Chip; Dale
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Grandma's Eggshell Mosaic (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Christine Lyttle Smith ?
Pencils:
Christine Lyttle Smith ? (layout); Tony Strobl (pencils)
Inks:
?
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Grandma Duck

A Gift for Santa (Table of Contents)

Gyro Gearloose and the Big Bad Wolf / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Del Connell
Pencils:
Pete Alvarado
Inks:
?
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Gyro Gearloose; Big Bad Wolf; Li'l Bad Wolf; Three Little Pigs [Practical Pig; Fifer Pig; Fiddler Pig]; Santa Claus
Reprints:

Minnie's Spiral Christmas Tree (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Christine Lyttle Smith ?
Pencils:
Christine Lyttle Smith ? (layout); Tony Strobl (pencils)
Inks:
?
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Minnie Mouse
Reprints:

The Gullible Guard (Table of Contents)

Pluto / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Del Connell ?
Pencils:
Jack Bradbury
Inks:
Jack Bradbury
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Pluto; Grandma Duck; Gus Goose
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Pluto's Popping Present (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Christine Lyttle Smith ?
Pencils:
Christine Lyttle Smith ? (layout); Tony Strobl (pencils)
Inks:
?
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Pluto
Reprints:

The Bear Claus (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Hubbard
Inks:
Al Hubbard
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Brer Rabbit; Brer Owl; Brer Bear; Brer Owl; Brer Possum
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Keywords:
folk tales

Morty and Ferdie's Snow Scene (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Christine Lyttle Smith ?
Pencils:
Christine Lyttle Smith ? (layout); Tony Strobl (pencils)
Inks:
?
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Morty; Ferdie

Christmas Around the World (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Hubbard
Inks:
Al Hubbard
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie; Jose Carioca [Joe Carioca]; Pinocchio; Jiminy Cricket; Tinker Bell
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Daisy's Picture Windows Christmas Cards (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Christine Lyttle Smith ?
Pencils:
Christine Lyttle Smith ? (layout); Tony Strobl (pencils)
Inks:
?
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Daisy Duck
Reprints:

Goofy's Package Riddles (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Christine Lyttle Smith ?
Pencils:
Christine Lyttle Smith ? (layout); Tony Strobl (pencils)
Inks:
?
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
?; typeset

Characters:
Goofy
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Stocking Wishes (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Christine Lyttle Smith ?
Pencils:
Christine Lyttle Smith ? (layout); Tony Strobl (pencils)
Inks:
?
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Huey; Dewey; Louie
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From All of Us to All of You! (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Christine Lyttle Smith ?
Pencils:
Christine Lyttle Smith ? (layout); Tony Strobl (pencils)
Inks:
?
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Huey; Dewey; Louie; Grandma Duck; Pluto; Tramp; Mickey Mouse; Chip; Dale; Goofy; Donald Duck; Minnie Mouse; Daisy Duck; Clarabelle Cow; Morty; Ferdie; Uncle Scrooge
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Christmas carols with elephant]
  2. 1. Gifts for the Gang
  3. 2. The Christmas Cha Cha
    Donald Duck
  4. 3. What Will Santa Do ?
  5. 4. Roly-poly Santa
  6. 5. The Moose Head Mystery
    Mickey Mouse
  7. 6. Santa's Yule School
  8. 7. Christmas Crossword
  9. 8. The Topsy-turvy Tree
    Chip 'n' Dale
  10. 9. Grandma's Eggshell Mosaic
  11. 10. A Gift for Santa
    Gyro Gearloose and the Big Bad Wolf
  12. 11. Minnie's Spiral Christmas Tree
  13. 12. The Gullible Guard
    Pluto
  14. 13. Pluto's Popping Present
  15. 14. The Bear Claus
    Brer Rabbit
  16. 15. Morty and Ferdie's Snow Scene
  17. 16. Christmas Around the World
    Donald Duck
  18. 17. Daisy's Picture Windows Christmas Cards
  19. 18. Goofy's Package Riddles
  20. 19. Stocking Wishes
  21. 20. From All of Us to All of You!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
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Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Kjell Crone
  • Lou Mougin
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Karl Wilcox