(October 1948)

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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
A Dell Comic
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 in SHERIFF OF BULLET VALLEY, No. 199." Code number is D.D.O.S. #199-4810. Copyright 1948 by Walt Disney Productions, Inc. Credits for this issue based upon Alberto Becattini's "Disney Index - Dell Comic Books" Vols. 1 and 2 (Italy, 1992 and 1994). Apparently Donald Duck #5.

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

Sheriff of Bullet Valley (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; western-frontier
Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie
Reprints:
Keywords:
cowboy hats; revolvers

Indexer Notes

Art submitted April 29, 1948. Painted version in Walt Disney's Donald Duck Adventures (Gladstone, 1993 series) #28.

[Sorry to be Safe] (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; sports
Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie
Synopsis:
Donald picks out a vacant lot where the nephews can play ball.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black, red, and white. Art submitted on April 22, 1948. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (1982).

Sheriff of Bullet Valley (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / comic story / 32 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; western-frontier
Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie; Jim Diamond; Blacksnake McQuirt
Synopsis:
Donald becomes a sheriff's deputy in Bullet Valley and is sent out to bring in a gang of rustlers. The rustlers are led by Blacksnake McQuirt, a tough gunman who poses as a legitimate rancher and uses a branding ray to change brands from as far as a mile away.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on March 16, 1948. Barks caricatures himself on a wanted poster on the last page of the story. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (1982).

[Best Laid Plans] (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; Huey; Dewey; Louie
Synopsis:
Donald pretends to be sick so that the nephews will have to cook.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black, red, and white. Art submitted on April 22, 1948. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (1982).

[The Genuine Article] (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; Huey; Dewey; Louie
Synopsis:
Donald tests the authenticity of worm holes in an antique.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Art submitted on April 22, 1948. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (1982).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Sheriff of Bullet Valley
    Donald Duck
  2. 1. [Sorry to be Safe]
    Donald Duck
  3. 2. Sheriff of Bullet Valley
    Donald Duck
  4. 3. [Best Laid Plans]
    Donald Duck
  5. 4. [The Genuine Article]
    Donald Duck
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