(December 1961)

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Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
84
On-sale date:
1961-11-02
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
Dell Giant
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). Variant with ad for Schwinn Bicycles as back cover. Indicia title is "Walt Disney's DONALD DUCK MERRY CHRISTMAS, No. 53, 1961." Code number is D.D.M.C. #53-6112.
On sale date is Library of Congress copyright record publication date.


Donald Duck Merry Christmas (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Pantomime Perplexer (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Uncle Scrooge; Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie; Morty; Ferdie; Grandma Duck; Mickey Mouse; Goofy
Reprints:

Merry Christmas (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie; Uncle Scrooge; Beagle Boys
Reprints:

Santa's Ho, Ho, Ho! Christmas Game (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:
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie; Gladstone Gander; Gus Goose; Morty; Ferdie; Mickey Mouse; Minnie Mouse; Goofy; Daisy Duck; Grandma Duck; Gyro Gearloose; Uncle Scrooge
Reprints:

The Party Panic (Table of Contents)

Mickey Mouse / 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:
Mickey Mouse; Minnie Mouse; Black Pete; Goofy
Reprints:

Dit Dot Christmas 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:
Grandma Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie; Pluto; Daisy Duck
Reprints:

Two and One Make Tree (Table of Contents)

Ludwig Von Drake / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Ludwig Von Drake; Goofy
Reprints:

Brer Fox's Favorite Christmas Snack (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:
Brer Fox
Reprints:

Pluto's Underwater Antics (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:

Goofy's Funny Spelling Yule Fooler (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; Grandma Duck; Chip; Dale
Reprints:

The Student Trap (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Phil De Lara
Inks:
Phil De Lara
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
?

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

Daisy's Most Useful Gift (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:

The Present Plot (Table of Contents)

Gyro Gearloose and Grandma Duck / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Gyro Gearloose; Grandma Duck; Helper
Reprints:

Gyro's Checkerboard Brainstorm (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:
Gyro Gearloose; Donald Duck
Reprints:

Yule Log (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Phil De Lara
Inks:
Phil De Lara
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Chip; Dale; Brer Bear; Brer Fox
Reprints:

Chip 'n' Dale Jump for Joy (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:
Chip; Dale; Goofy

Tough Sledding (Table of Contents)

Donald's Nephews and Daisy's Nieces / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Huey; Dewey; Louie; April; May; June; Grandma Duck; Gus Goose
Reprints:

Toy Joy Riddle Fun (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
Reprints:

A Matter of Luck (Table of Contents)

Gladstone Gander / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Gladstone Gander; Wicked Witch
Reprints:

Merry Christmas Maze (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:
Donald Duck
Reprints:

The Snowbound Hound (Table of Contents)

Pluto / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Pluto; Clarabelle Cow; Horace Horsecollar; Morty; Ferdie
Reprints:

Donald's Secret Temper Tamer (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:
Donald Duck; Daisy Duck

Success Story (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Gregory
Pencils:
Bob Gregory
Inks:
?
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Uncle Scrooge; Gyro Gearloose; Daisy Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie
Reprints:

Santa Donald's Drawing Puzzler (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Donald Duck; Chip; Dale
Reprints:

Out of This World 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:
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie; Pluto
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Backcover

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Donald Duck Merry Christmas
    Donald Duck
  2. 1. Pantomime Perplexer
  3. 2. Merry Christmas
    Donald Duck
  4. 3. Santa's Ho, Ho, Ho! Christmas Game
  5. 4. The Party Panic
    Mickey Mouse
  6. 5. Dit Dot Christmas Wishes
  7. 6. Two and One Make Tree
    Ludwig Von Drake
  8. 7. Brer Fox's Favorite Christmas Snack
  9. 8. Pluto's Underwater Antics
  10. 9. Goofy's Funny Spelling Yule Fooler
  11. 10. The Student Trap
    Li'l Bad Wolf
  12. 11. Daisy's Most Useful Gift
  13. 12. The Present Plot
    Gyro Gearloose and Grandma Duck
  14. 13. Gyro's Checkerboard Brainstorm
  15. 14. Yule Log
    Chip 'n' Dale
  16. 15. Chip 'n' Dale Jump for Joy
  17. 16. Tough Sledding
    Donald's Nephews and Daisy's Nieces
  18. 17. Toy Joy Riddle Fun
  19. 18. A Matter of Luck
    Gladstone Gander
  20. 19. Merry Christmas Maze
  21. 20. The Snowbound Hound
    Pluto
  22. 21. Donald's Secret Temper Tamer
  23. 22. Success Story
    Donald Duck
  24. 23. Santa Donald's Drawing Puzzler
  25. 24. Out of This World Christmas Crossword
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