(January 1950)

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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
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 MICKEY MOUSE and the MISSING KEY, No. 261." Code number is M.M.O.S. #261-501. 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). Page count increases from 36 to 52. Apparently Mickey Mouse #11.


Mickey Mouse and The Missing Key (Table of Contents)

Mickey Mouse / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Mickey Mouse
Reprints:
Keywords:
skeleton keys; treasure chests

[Morty and Ferdie as Railroad engineers] (Table of Contents)

Mickey Mouse / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Mickey Mouse; Morty; Ferdie
Synopsis:
Morty and Ferdie drop hints about what they want for Christmas.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black, red, and white.

Mickey Mouse and The Missing Key (Table of Contents)

Mickey Mouse / comic story / 28 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jim Pabian
Inks:
Jim Pabian
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Mickey Mouse; Goofy
Synopsis:
Two clowns deliver a steel trunk to Goofy, an inheritance from his Uncle Clown Goof. However they didn't leave a key to the trunk, so Mickey and Goofy travel to Clownland to retrieve the key. When they arrive in Clownland they find that Clown Goof's stepson, Clown Blackbeard, the world's most vicious clown, has the key on a string around his neck.
Reprints:

Mickey Mouse and the Phantom Thief (Table of Contents)

Mickey Mouse / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Wright
Pencils:
Bill Wright
Inks:
Bill Wright
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
Bill Wright

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Mickey Mouse; Chief O'Hara; Casey; Dinny the Dandy
Synopsis:
Chief O'Hara comes to Mickey's house late at night to request his help. A string of burglaries has been committed. Each house has been protected by an electric beam which is supposed to detect any intruder. Mickey goes undercover to find the criminal and teams up with a suspect named Dinny the Dandy.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

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

[Street Skating] (Table of Contents)

Mickey Mouse / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Mickey Mouse; Morty; Ferdie
Synopsis:
Morty and Ferdie are depressed because there is no place for them to go ice-skating.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black, red, and white.

[Jigsaw for Christmas] (Table of Contents)

Mickey Mouse / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Mickey Mouse; Morty; Ferdie
Synopsis:
Morty and Ferdie get a jigsaw (power saw) for Christmas.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Mickey Mouse and The Missing Key
    Mickey Mouse
  2. 1. [Morty and Ferdie as Railroad engineers]
    Mickey Mouse
  3. 2. Mickey Mouse and The Missing Key
    Mickey Mouse
  4. 3. Mickey Mouse and the Phantom Thief
    Mickey Mouse
  5. 4. [Street Skating]
    Mickey Mouse
  6. 5. [Jigsaw for Christmas]
    Mickey Mouse
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