(July 1949)

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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 DUMBO in SKY VOYAGE, No. 234." Code number is DUMBO #234-497. (No "O.S" in code number.) Copyright 1949 by Walt Disney Productions. Credits for this issue based upon Alberto Becattini's "Disney Index - Dell Comic Books" Vols. 1 and 2 (Italy, 1992 and 1994). See article in Walt Disney's Comics and Stories (Gladstone, 1993) #602.


Sky Voyage (Table of Contents)

Dumbo / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Dumbo
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

[Masquerade Party] (Table of Contents)

Dumbo / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Dumbo; Thumper
Synopsis:
Dumbo is invited to Thumper's masquerade party, but has trouble deciding on a costume.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black, red, and white. Letters credit for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

Sky Voyage (Table of Contents)

Dumbo / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
Chase Craig ?
Pencils:
Tony Strobl
Inks:
Tony Strobl
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
Tony Strobl

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Dumbo; The Seven Dwarfs [Doc; Grumpy]; Wynken; Blynken; Nod; J. Worthington Mosquito [Skeeter]
Synopsis:
Two elephant boys trick Dumbo into believing he has broken a chunk out of the moon. He flies through space to repair it, but is hooked by Wynken, Blynken, and Nod in their flying shoe. The trio guide him to a sky castle which is the home of a magic giant. They say he can give Dumbo enough green cheese to repair the moon. The giant keeps Dumbo in a birdcage until a mosquito helps him escape and return to Earth.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Script and letters credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

Dumbo and Little Pedro (Table of Contents)

Dumbo / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gil Turner
Inks:
Gil Turner
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
Gil Turner

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Dumbo; Little Pedro (the mail plane); Haggletooth the Witch
Synopsis:
Pedro the mail plane runs out of gas. Dumbo takes the mail and is warned to watch out for the witch who is always trying to rob the mail planes.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The character of Pedro the mail plane is from the 1947 Disney movie "Fun and Fancy Free."

Dumbo the Musician (Table of Contents)

Dumbo / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Dumbo; Thumper; Clara Cluck; Big Bad Wolf; Three Little Pigs
Synopsis:
Dumbo decides he wants to play the trumpet. When he goes to the Three Pigs' house his playing is so bad the pigs think he is the Big Bad Wolf in disguise. After learning he really is Dumbo, the pigs request a flight to get groceries in order to avoid the Big Bad Wolf.
Reprints:

[Nibbling Elephant Ears] (Table of Contents)

Dumbo / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Dumbo; Big Bad Wolf
Synopsis:
The Big Bad Wolf threatens to nibble on Dumbo's ears.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black, red, and white. Letters credit for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

[Blowing Bubbles] (Table of Contents)

Dumbo / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Dumbo; Hector Hummingbird
Synopsis:
Dumbo is blowing soap bubbles with his trunk, but Hector Hummingbird keeps popping them.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Sky Voyage
    Dumbo
  2. 1. [Masquerade Party]
    Dumbo
  3. 2. Sky Voyage
    Dumbo
  4. 3. Dumbo and Little Pedro
    Dumbo
  5. 4. Dumbo the Musician
    Dumbo
  6. 5. [Nibbling Elephant Ears]
    Dumbo
  7. 6. [Blowing Bubbles]
    Dumbo
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