(May 1950)

Dell, 1940 Series
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Volume:
10
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
K. K. Publications, Inc.
Brand:
A Dell Comic
Editing:
Alice Nielson Cobb ?

Issue Notes

Cover states that this issue is Volume 10, Number 8. The indicia reads the same and indicates the contents are copyrighted 1941, 1942, 1946, 1947 and 1950. Issue published by K.K. Publications, Inc. in Poughkeepsie, New York, and was printed by Western Printing & Lithographing Company.


[Make a cake in washing machine] (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Walt Kelly
Inks:
Walt Kelly
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Huey; Dewey; Louie

[Car accident and skywriting] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bob Karp
Pencils:
Al Taliaferro
Inks:
Al Taliaferro
Colors:
? (black, red, white)
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie
Synopsis:
It's such a nice day that Donald decides to take his nephews on a ride in the car, but fails to keep his eyes on the road.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Found on the inside front cover. Printed in black, red, pink and white.

[Schemes to bathe nephews] (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie
Synopsis:
It's Saturday night and time to find a way for his nephews to take a bath, so Donald decides to use psychology on them!
Reprints:

[The Small Monster] (Table of Contents)

Bucky Bug / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Bucky Bug; June; Bo; un-named Mayor
Synopsis:
The Mayor of the town warns all the residents of the danger of a giant dog and that they must be ready to battle the beast to the death, unaware that the dog is stuffed!
Reprints:

[Pet elephant] (Table of Contents)

Li'l Bad Wolf / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Gil Turner
Pencils:
Gil Turner
Inks:
Gil Turner
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Li'l Wolf; Big Wolf; Dumbo
Synopsis:
Li'l Wolf's father chases his son's pet cat out of the house and refuses to let him own any type of animal that he doesn't approve of. Unfortunately, he does say his son can have an elephant. And Dumbo the Flying Elephant helps Li'l Wolf's father to "see the light" and the kitten comes home to stay.
Reprints:

[Goofy argues with octopus] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bill Walsh
Pencils:
Manuel Gonzales
Inks:
Manuel Gonzales
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Mickey Mouse; Goofy
Synopsis:
While observing aquarium life, Goofy makes the mistake of calling an octopus ugly.
Reprints:
  • from Mickey Mouse Sunday (King Features Syndicate) 1946.04.07

[Finds Minnie with Monty] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bill Walsh
Pencils:
Manuel Gonzales
Inks:
Manuel Gonzales
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Mickey Mouse; Minnie Mouse; Monty
Synopsis:
Mickey is in a loving mood, and decides to get Minnie a bouquet of flowers. His mood doesn't last long, however.
Reprints:

[Pluto runs away with dog actress] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bill Walsh
Pencils:
Manuel Gonzales
Inks:
Manuel Gonzales
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Mickey Mouse; Pluto; Poochie (canine film star)
Synopsis:
Pluto falls for a female dog star and the two end of stealing from the meat market, which could damage the star's career.
Reprints:

[Donald buys a 1910 car] (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Karp
Pencils:
Al Taliaferro
Inks:
Al Taliaferro
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Daisy Duck
Synopsis:
Donald shows off his "new" car to Daisy.
Reprints:

[Cowboy and western publishers] (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Karp
Pencils:
Al Taliaferro
Inks:
Al Taliaferro
Colors:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck
Synopsis:
Donald dresses for the part as "junior partner" of Western Story Publishing Company.
Reprints:

[HDL climb through log] (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Karp
Pencils:
Al Taliaferro
Inks:
Al Taliaferro
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie
Synopsis:
Donald's nephews find an easier way to cross a chasm.
Reprints:

[Forgot to buy gas at station] (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Karp
Pencils:
Al Taliaferro
Inks:
Al Taliaferro
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck
Synopsis:
Donald gets everything for his car at the service station except the most important thing: gas!
Reprints:

Grandma Duck and the Easter Bunny (Table of Contents)

Grandma Duck / text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Grandma Duck; Thumper Rabbit; Brer Bear
Synopsis:
Thumper comes over to Grandma's house and tells her that the Easter Bunny has been captured and the villain plans to make rabbit's feet out of him.
Reprints:

[Didn't get a free engraving] (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Karp
Pencils:
Al Taliaferro
Inks:
Al Taliaferro
Colors:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck
Synopsis:
Donald's sentiment, to be engraved for free on a locket, proves to be unsuitable.
Reprints:
  • from Donald Duck daily (King Features Syndicate) 1947.01.30

[Reserves park bench for date] (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Karp
Pencils:
Al Taliaferro
Inks:
Al Taliaferro
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Daisy Duck
Synopsis:
Donald and Daisy have a date.....and she wonders where he will take her.
Reprints:

[Overloads shopping cart] (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Karp
Pencils:
Al Taliaferro
Inks:
Al Taliaferro
Colors:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey
Synopsis:
Donald's nephew decides to help his Uncle do the shopping.
Reprints:
  • from Donald Duck daily (King Features Syndicate) 1947.05.27

[Home plate made of china] (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Karp
Pencils:
Al Taliaferro
Inks:
Al Taliaferro
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey
Synopsis:
The boys want to play some baseball, but lack a suitable home "plate".
Reprints:
  • from Donald Duck daily (King Features Syndicate) 1947.03.18

[Arrows in Neighbor Jones' hat] (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Karp
Pencils:
Al Taliaferro
Inks:
Al Taliaferro
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie
Synopsis:
Donald's nephews complain that the neighbor has all their arrows, and Uncle Donald is determined to get them back!
Reprints:

[Burglar steals garbage bag] (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Karp
Pencils:
Al Taliaferro
Inks:
Al Taliaferro
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck
Synopsis:
Because of "no dumping" ordinances, Donald comes up with an novel way of disposing of his trash.
Reprints:

[Impresses Daisy with fortune] (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Karp
Pencils:
Al Taliaferro
Inks:
Al Taliaferro
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Daisy Duck
Synopsis:
Donald proves to Daisy that he not worthless, mean, stingy, lazy, chiseling and greedy.
Reprints:

[Has himself carved on totem] (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Karp
Pencils:
Al Taliaferro
Inks:
Al Taliaferro
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie
Synopsis:
Donald is surprised at an image on a totem pole that he and his nephews are looking at.
Reprints:

[Jumps in the lake] (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Karp
Pencils:
Al Taliaferro
Inks:
Al Taliaferro
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck
Synopsis:
Donald regrets his decision to promise to follow employee's suggestions.
Reprints:
  • from Donald Duck daily (King Features Syndicate) 1947.04.08

[Brings home paper in his mouth] (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Karp
Pencils:
Al Taliaferro
Inks:
Al Taliaferro
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Louie
Synopsis:
Donald is miffed because his nephew calls him absent minded.
Reprints:

[HDL can't get a job] (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Karp
Pencils:
Al Taliaferro
Inks:
Al Taliaferro
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie
Synopsis:
Donald really believes that his nephews can't get a job.
Reprints:

[Bolivar sleeps in Donald's bed] (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Karp
Pencils:
Al Taliaferro
Inks:
Al Taliaferro
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Bolivar (the dog)
Synopsis:
When Donald heads to work, Bolivar heads to bed.
Reprints:

The Mystery at Hidden River (Table of Contents)

Mickey Mouse / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Merrill De Maris
Pencils:
Bill Wright
Inks:
Bill Wright
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Mickey Mouse; Minnie Mouse [as Little Star, Indian girl]; Clarabelle Cow; Black Pete (villain); Shyster (villain)
Synopsis:
Mickey continues his search for Clarabelle and discovers that Minnie has been in disguise for the same purpose, and, together, they rescue the fair cow.

Indexer Notes

part 5

[Samples fruit in a store] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bob Karp
Pencils:
Al Taliaferro
Inks:
Al Taliaferro
Colors:
? (black, red, white)
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Sam (supermarket owner)
Synopsis:
Donald's "sampling" of various fruits at the supermarket costs him dearly in the end.
Reprints:
  • from Donald Duck Sunday (King Features Syndicate) 1947.10.26

Indexer Notes

Found on the inside back cover. Printed in red, pink, black and white.

["The Tops in Comic Entertainment"] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Huey; Dewey; Louie; Li'l Wolf
Synopsis:
Illustrated ad from the publisher giving subscription rates to Walt Disney's Comics and Stories magazine, with a bonus of a free pin-up for a 1-year subscription ($1); two free pin-ups for a 2-year subscription ($1.75), four free pin-ups for a 3-year subscription ($2.50), and six free pin-ups for a 5-year subscription ($4.00).
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Make a cake in washing machine]
    Donald Duck
  2. 1. [Car accident and skywriting]
    Donald Duck
  3. 2. [Schemes to bathe nephews]
    Donald Duck
  4. 3. [The Small Monster]
    Bucky Bug
  5. 4. [Pet elephant]
    Li'l Bad Wolf
  6. 5. [Goofy argues with octopus]
    Mickey Mouse
  7. 6. [Finds Minnie with Monty]
    Mickey Mouse
  8. 7. [Pluto runs away with dog actress]
    Mickey Mouse
  9. 8. [Donald buys a 1910 car]
    Donald Duck
  10. 9. [Cowboy and western publishers]
    Donald Duck
  11. 10. [HDL climb through log]
    Donald Duck
  12. 11. [Forgot to buy gas at station]
    Donald Duck
  13. 12. Grandma Duck and the Easter Bunny
    Grandma Duck
  14. 13. [Didn't get a free engraving]
    Donald Duck
  15. 14. [Reserves park bench for date]
    Donald Duck
  16. 15. [Overloads shopping cart]
    Donald Duck
  17. 16. [Home plate made of china]
    Donald Duck
  18. 17. [Arrows in Neighbor Jones' hat]
    Donald Duck
  19. 18. [Burglar steals garbage bag]
    Donald Duck
  20. 19. [Impresses Daisy with fortune]
    Donald Duck
  21. 20. [Has himself carved on totem]
    Donald Duck
  22. 21. [Jumps in the lake]
    Donald Duck
  23. 22. [Brings home paper in his mouth]
    Donald Duck
  24. 23. [HDL can't get a job]
    Donald Duck
  25. 24. [Bolivar sleeps in Donald's bed]
    Donald Duck
  26. 25. The Mystery at Hidden River
    Mickey Mouse
  27. 26. [Samples fruit in a store]
    Donald Duck
  28. 27. ["The Tops in Comic Entertainment"]
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