(July 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 DONALD DUCK and the PIXILATED PARROT, No. 282." Code number is D.D.O.S. #282-507. Copyright 1950 by Walt Disney Productions, Inc. Apparently Donald Duck #12. Credits for this issue based upon Alberto Becattini's "Disney Index - Dell Comic Books" Vols. 1 and 2 (Italy, 1992 and 1994). This Four Color issue was originally intended to feature LASSIE, but a subsequent decision was made to give the canine heroine her own series beginning with #1 instead.


Donald Duck and The Pixilated Parrot (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie
Reprints:
Keywords:
blunderbusses; parrots; vaults

Indexer Notes

Cover submitted February 23, 1950.

[Peanut Eaters] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Paul Murry
Inks:
Paul Murry
Letters:
Paul Murry

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie
Synopsis:
To quiet a night peanut vendor, Donald buys some peanuts for Huey, Dewey, and Louie, but is then kept awake as the three crack the shells to eat the peanuts.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white.

Donald Duck and "The Pixilated Parrot" (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / comic story / 22 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; Uncle Scrooge; Huey; Dewey; Louie
Synopsis:
Donald gives Uncle Scrooge a parrot that only counts, instead of talking, and Scrooge has the parrot memorize the combination to his safe; which Scrooge has been forgetting. However the parrot first gives the combination to two burglars and then flies away to a boat bound for Latin America.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story submitted February 23, 1950. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (1982).

Pig in a Poke (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / comic story / 26 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Riley Thompson
Inks:
?
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie; Hamlet
Synopsis:
Huey, Dewey, and Louis go to a farm to get an animal to show at the county fair. They're given a piglet named Hamlet, but the pig gets away and leads them (and Donald) on a cross-country chase.

[Fresh Milk and Eggs] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Paul Murry
Inks:
Paul Murry
Letters:
Paul Murry

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck
Synopsis:
Donald is a milkman whose customers complain about not receiving fresh milk and eggs.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white.

[Tied Straws] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie
Synopsis:
After Donald takes unfair advantage of the nephews' "all you can drink" offer at their lemonade stand; the nephews tie knots in the straws so he won't be able to repeat the offense.

Indexer Notes

Back cover; pantomime story.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Donald Duck and The Pixilated Parrot
    Donald Duck
  2. 1. [Peanut Eaters]
    Donald Duck
  3. 2. Donald Duck and "The Pixilated Parrot"
    Donald Duck
  4. 3. Pig in a Poke
    Donald Duck
  5. 4. [Fresh Milk and Eggs]
    Donald Duck
  6. 5. [Tied Straws]
    Donald Duck
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