(June 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 PLUTO BATTLE THE GIANT ANTS, No. 279." Code number is M.M.O.S. #280-506. (Note code number is different than indicia number.) Copyright 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).


Mickey Mouse and Pluto Battle the Giant Ants (Table of Contents)

Mickey Mouse / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Mickey Mouse; Pluto
Reprints:
Keywords:
ants

[Flock Together] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Hubbard
Inks:
Al Hubbard
Letters:
Melvin Millar [Tubby Millar]

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Mickey Mouse; Morty; Ferdie
Synopsis:
Mickey wants to buy Morty and Ferdie a canary, but finds a parrot and dog are also part of the deal.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

Mickey Mouse and Pluto Battle the Giant Ants (Table of Contents)

Mickey Mouse and Pluto / comic story / 25 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Mickey Mouse; Pluto; Goofy
Synopsis:
While on a plane trip over the uncharted Amazon jungle, Mickey and Goofy discover a city of giant ants who speak in Morse Code signals through their antennas.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

Monkey Business (Table of Contents)

Mickey Mouse / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Mickey Mouse; Morty; Ferdie; Minnie Mouse; Clarabelle Cow
Synopsis:
Morty and Ferdie adopt two monkeys, who cause general havoc for Mickey and the rest of the town.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

[Popular Pastime] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Hubbard
Inks:
Al Hubbard
Letters:
Melvin Millar [Tubby Millar]

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Mickey Mouse; Minnie Mouse
Synopsis:
Mickey and Minnie have to share their new TV set with the neighbors.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

[Morty and Ferdie at Camp Ruffit] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Hubbard
Inks:
Al Hubbard
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
Melvin Millar [Tubby Millar]

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Mickey Mouse; Morty; Ferdie
Synopsis:
Morty and Ferdie are off to Camp Ruffit.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Mickey Mouse and Pluto Battle the Giant Ants
    Mickey Mouse
  2. 1. [Flock Together]
    Mickey Mouse
  3. 2. Mickey Mouse and Pluto Battle the Giant Ants
    Mickey Mouse and Pluto
  4. 3. Monkey Business
    Mickey Mouse
  5. 4. [Popular Pastime]
    Mickey Mouse
  6. 5. [Morty and Ferdie at Camp Ruffit]
    Mickey Mouse
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