(March-May 1961)

Dell, 1955 Series
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Price:
0.15 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
quarterly
On-sale date:
1961-01-12
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
Dell
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.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint interior; Glossy cover
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Credits for this issue based upon Alberto Becattini's "Disney Index - Dell Comic Books" Vols. 1 and 2 (Italy, 1992 and 1994). On sale date is Library of Congress copyright record publication date.

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[Worm in nut] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Harvey Eisenberg
Inks:
Harvey Eisenberg
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Chip 'n' Dale

If I Were a Tugboat (Table of Contents)

Kraft Fudgies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

inside front cover; color ad for Kraft Fudgies candy.

The Big Crack-Up (Table of Contents)

Chip 'n' Dale / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Jiminy Cricket; Chip 'n' Dale; Dumbo; Geppetto; Pinocchio; Monstro; Mayor Tinker
Synopsis:
Pinocchio and Geppetto seek Chip 'n' Dale's help in cracking walnuts to use in toys.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

TV Jeebies (Table of Contents)

Chip 'n' Dale / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Chip 'n' Dale; Donald Duck
Synopsis:
Chip 'n' Dale want to watch the westerns on Donald's TV. Donald wants to watch the "Loretta Duck" show.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Loretta Duck" is takeoff on TV's "Loretta Young Show

Shelter Shortage (Table of Contents)

Chip 'n' Dale / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Chip 'n' Dale
Synopsis:
The King of the Planet Piffle sends a tree shaped rocket to Earth to gather his favorite food--acorns. Chip 'n' Dale get caught in the harvest and eat the acorns on the way back to Piffle.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

The Best Breed (Table of Contents)

Scamp / text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Scamp; Jim Dear; Darling Dear
Synopsis:
Scamp chases away a prowler.

Indexer Notes

text story with 1/4 page illustrated title panel.

On Their Own (Table of Contents)

Three Little Pigs / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Three Little Pigs [Practical Pig; Fifer Pig; Fiddler Pig]; Mrs. Bear [Missus Bear]
Synopsis:
Practical pretends to leave on vacation to see how the lazy brothers will fare on their own.

The Shock Treatment (Table of Contents)

Chip 'n' Dale / comic story / 6.75 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Chip 'n' Dale; Gyro Gearloose; Gyro's Helper; The wicked witch; Brer Bear; Brer Fox
Synopsis:
Gyro's Helper stays with Chip 'n' Dale while Gyro attends International Inventor's Congress.

Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
Helen Meyer (business manager)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

"Statement of Ownership" for October 1, 1960. Average number of copies sold or distributed to paid subscribers was 585,168. (Only circulation figure given.)

Double Duty (Table of Contents)

Chip 'n' Dale / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Chip 'n' Dale
Synopsis:
Chip 'n' Dale use springboard to jump into their tree.

Nationally Famous Prizes for You (Table of Contents)

Junior Sales Club of America / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

inside back cover; color ad for Junior Sales Club of America (greeting cards)

Follow the adventures of Twinkles (Table of Contents)

General Mills; Twinkles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Twinkles [flying elephant]

Indexer Notes

back cover; illustrated ad for Twinkles--the star-shaped breakfast food in the storybook package. From General Mills.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Worm in nut]
    Chip 'n' Dale
  2. 1. If I Were a Tugboat
    Kraft Fudgies
  3. 2. The Big Crack-Up
    Chip 'n' Dale
  4. 3. TV Jeebies
    Chip 'n' Dale
  5. 4. Shelter Shortage
    Chip 'n' Dale
  6. 5. The Best Breed
    Scamp
  7. 6. On Their Own
    Three Little Pigs
  8. 7. The Shock Treatment
    Chip 'n' Dale
  9. 8. Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation
  10. 9. Double Duty
    Chip 'n' Dale
  11. 10. Nationally Famous Prizes for You
    Junior Sales Club of America
  12. 11. Follow the adventures of Twinkles
    General Mills; Twinkles
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
  • Pat Conolly
  • Dan Kocher
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Alberto Becattini
  • Merlin Haas