(March 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 presents MICKEY MOUSE'S SURPRISE VISITOR, No. 268." Code number is M.M.O.S. #268-503. Copyright 1940, 1950 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). Apparently Mickey Mouse #12?


Mickey Mouse's Surprise Visitor (Table of Contents)

Mickey Mouse / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Mickey Mouse; Thursday
Reprints:
Keywords:
African tribesmen; grass skirts

[Pluto the Pointer] (Table of Contents)

Silly Symphony featuring Pluto the Pup / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Hubie Karp
Pencils:
Bob Grant
Inks:
Bob Grant
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Pluto; Horace Horsecollar
Synopsis:
Horace and Pluto go duck hunting, but the ducks get the best of Pluto.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black, red, and white.

Mickey Mouse's Surprise Visitor (Table of Contents)

Mickey Mouse / comic story / 48 pages (report information)

Script:
Merrill de Maris; Floyd Gottfredson (plot)
Pencils:
Floyd Gottfredson
Inks:
Ted Thwaites; Bill Wright
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Mickey Mouse; Thursday; Minnie Mouse; Pluto; Goofy; Clarabelle Cow
Synopsis:
Friday, a native Mickey befriended on an adventure in Africa, sends his brother Thursday to Mickey's house in order to have him receive an education. Thursday causes Mickey all sorts of trouble with his lack of understanding of American customs.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Redrawn version in Walt Disney's Comics and Stories (Dell, 1940 series) #237-#241.

[Pluto Finds a Cow] (Table of Contents)

Silly Symphony featuring Pluto the Pup / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Hubie Karp
Pencils:
Bob Grant
Inks:
Bob Grant
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Pluto; Horace Horsecollar
Synopsis:
Horace and Pluto go hunting. Pluto can't handle the rabbits or squirrels, so he brings Horace a cow.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black, red, and white.

[Spotlight] (Table of Contents)

Mickey Mouse / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Mickey Mouse; Donald Duck; Goofy
Synopsis:
Mickey, Donald, and Goofy on stage in a spotlight.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Back cover; full-page illustration.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Mickey Mouse's Surprise Visitor
    Mickey Mouse
  2. 1. [Pluto the Pointer]
    Silly Symphony featuring Pluto the Pup
  3. 2. Mickey Mouse's Surprise Visitor
    Mickey Mouse
  4. 3. [Pluto Finds a Cow]
    Silly Symphony featuring Pluto the Pup
  5. 4. [Spotlight]
    Mickey Mouse
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