(November 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

Credits for this issue based upon Alberto Becattini's "Disney Index - Dell Comic Books" Vols. 1 and 2 (Italy, 1992 and 1994). Part of "Animated Cover" series.


Big-Top Bedlam (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; Huey, Dewey and Louie
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Keywords:
circuses; clowns; tightropes

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

[Firecracker Light] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black, red, and white.

Big-Top Bedlam (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:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie; Daisy Duck
Synopsis:
Donald loses Daisy's heirloom brooch on the way to hock it for enough money to buy circus tickets for himself and the nephews. The brooch turns up mysteriously in the hands of a quick-change artist at the circus, and Donald gets a job as a clown so that he can try to get the brooch back.
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Indexer Notes

Story submitted on April 20, 1950. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (1982).

[The Firebugs] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie; Goofy; Black Pete; Uncle Scrooge
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[Good Deed Nephews] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie

Indexer Notes

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

How to make the front cover move (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Directions on making the front cover move.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Big-Top Bedlam
    Donald Duck
  2. 1. [Firecracker Light]
    Donald Duck
  3. 2. Big-Top Bedlam
    Donald Duck
  4. 3. [The Firebugs]
    Donald Duck
  5. 4. [Good Deed Nephews]
    Donald Duck
  6. 5. How to make the front cover move
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