(February 1950)

Dell, 1942 Series
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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 DONALD DUCK in LAND OF THE TOTEM POLES, No. 263." Code number is W.D.O.S. #263-502. Copyright 1949 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 #10.

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

Land of the Totem Poles (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie
Reprints:
Keywords:
Indians; Native Americans; stereotyping of Native Americans; totem poles

Indexer Notes

Art submitted October 6, 1949.

[Noise Nullifier] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
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's newspaper reading is disrupted by the nephews' noise.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black, red, and white. Submitted October 6, 1949. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (1982).

Land of the Totem Poles (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie; Daisy Duck
Synopsis:
Donald is hired as a salesman on the Kickmiquick River in Northwest Canada, and learns only when he arrives there that he is to sell steam calliopes. He switches to cosmetics, and this gets him in serious trouble with a tribe of primitive Indians who have never before seen white men.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Submitted September 29, 1949. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (1982).

Trail of the Unicorn (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Barks; Dana Coty (story idea)
Pencils:
Carl Barks
Inks:
Carl Barks
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
Carl Barks

Genre:
adventure; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie; Uncle Scrooge; Gladstone Gander
Synopsis:
Donald and the nephews are sent to the Himalayas to capture a unicorn for Uncle Scrooge's private zoo. Gladstone stows away on their plane, and thanks to his luck, gets all the credit--and the reward--for finding the unicorn.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Submitted September 8, 1949. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (1982).

[Matinee Madness] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
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 is a theater doorman during a kiddie matinee.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black, red, and white. Submitted October 6, 1949. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (1982).

[A Fetching Price] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
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 ability of the nephews' dog to fetch a stick.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (1982).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Land of the Totem Poles
    Donald Duck
  2. 1. [Noise Nullifier]
    Donald Duck
  3. 2. Land of the Totem Poles
    Donald Duck
  4. 3. Trail of the Unicorn
    Donald Duck
  5. 4. [Matinee Madness]
    Donald Duck
  6. 5. [A Fetching Price]
    Donald Duck
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