(September 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 in "THE MAGIC HOURGLASS", No. 291." Code number is D.D.O.S #291-509 (Code number appears to be altered.) 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). Donald Duck #13?


The Magic Hourglass (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck
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Keywords:
hourglasses; sharks

Indexer Notes

Part of the "Animated Covers" series.

[Beach Trouble] (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:
Donald wants to take a nap at the beach, but the nephews keep bothering him.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white.

The Magic Hourglass (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / comic story / 28 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:
Scrooge gives his nephews an hourglass that he later discovers is the source of his great wealth. Carrying a billion dollars to buy the hourglass back, he follows the ducks to Africa, where they have gone to fill the hourglass with fresh sand from the oasis of No Issa -- the only kind of sand that will keep perfect time in the hourglass and so make its owner richer by the hour.
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Indexer Notes

Story submitted on March 16, 1950. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (1982).

The Spirit of '76 (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie
Synopsis:
The nephews decide to put on a play about the American Revolution. Donald takes charge and decides that the family should live like their forefathers in order to get the feel for their parts.

[Fishing Pelican] (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:
A pelican ruins Donald's fishing.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white.

[Late for School] (Table of Contents)

Huey, Dewey and Louie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Huey; Dewey; Louie
Synopsis:
The nephews make an excuse for being late to school.

Indexer Notes

Bottom half of the back cover.

[How To Make the Cover Move] (Table of Contents)

activity / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Top half of back cover. Directions on how to make the front cover move.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Magic Hourglass
    Donald Duck
  2. 1. [Beach Trouble]
    Donald Duck
  3. 2. The Magic Hourglass
    Donald Duck
  4. 3. The Spirit of '76
    Donald Duck
  5. 4. [Fishing Pelican]
    Donald Duck
  6. 5. [Late for School]
    Huey, Dewey and Louie
  7. 6. [How To Make the Cover Move]
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