(December 1947)

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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
A Dell Magazine [circle]
Editing:
Eleanor Packer (managing editor); Alice Nielson Cobb (story editor); Tom McKimson (art director)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Indicia title is "Walt Disney's DONALD DUCK, No. 178". Code number is W.D.O.S. #178-4712. Copyright 1947 by Walt Disney Productions. Last Four Color to have "A Dell Magazine" emblem. Credits for this issue based upon Alberto Becattini's "Disney Index - Dell Comic Books" Vols. 1 and 2 (Italy, 1992 and 1994). Donald Duck regular series #3?


Christmas on Bear Mountain (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dan Gormley
Inks:
Dan Gormley
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie
Reprints:
Keywords:
bear cubs; Christmas; stuffed animals

[Fashion in Flight] (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Carl Barks
Pencils:
Carl Barks
Inks:
Carl Barks
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
Carl Barks

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Daisy Duck
Synopsis:
Donald buys a huge visor for his tiny car.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black, white, and red. Art submitted on July 22, 1947. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (1982).

Christmas on Bear Mountain (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Barks
Pencils:
Carl Barks
Inks:
Carl Barks
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
Carl Barks

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Uncle Scrooge (intro); Huey; Dewey; Louie; Edgerton
Synopsis:
Donald's stingy old Uncle Scrooge McDuck lets the ducks use his mountain cabin for the Christmas holidays, planning to test Donald's bravery by coming to the cabin disguised as a bear. However, two real bears--a mother and her cub--turn up at the cabin soon after the ducks' arrival.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on July 22, 1947. First appearance of Uncle Scrooge. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (1982).

Santa Claus Land (Table of Contents)

Mickey Mouse / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Don Gunn
Inks:
Don Gunn
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
Don Gunn

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Mickey Mouse; Goofy; The Seven Dwarfs [Doc; Grumpy]; Santa Claus; Prancer; Dumbo; Willie the Giant
Synopsis:
Mickey and Goofy are working at Santa's Workshop at the North Pole. Doc and Grumpy of the Seven Dwarfs and Dumbo are also working there. Goofy is made custodian of Santa's reindeer, where he discovers that Prancer has been stolen by Willie the Giant.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Letters credit for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

[Turn for the Worse] (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Carl Barks
Pencils:
Carl Barks
Inks:
Carl Barks
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
Carl Barks

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck
Synopsis:
Donald plays a joke by giving some misleading directions.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black, white, and red. Art submitted on July 22, 1947. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (1982).

[Machine Mix-Up] (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Carl Barks
Pencils:
Carl Barks
Inks:
Carl Barks
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
Carl Barks

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck
Synopsis:
Donald tries out his new modern kitchen, with unhappy results.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Art submitted on July 22, 1947. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (1982).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Christmas on Bear Mountain
    Donald Duck
  2. 1. [Fashion in Flight]
    Donald Duck
  3. 2. Christmas on Bear Mountain
    Donald Duck
  4. 3. Santa Claus Land
    Mickey Mouse
  5. 4. [Turn for the Worse]
    Donald Duck
  6. 5. [Machine Mix-Up]
    Donald Duck
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