(May 1951)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
A Dell Comic
Editing:
Alice Nielson Cobb (managing editor); Chase Craig (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). Donald Duck #17? Designated "D.D. 2" on the cover.


Old California (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; western-frontier
Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie
Reprints:
Keywords:
flintlock pistols; gold panning; prospecting

[Love trouble] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Moore
Inks:
Bob Moore
Colors:
black/white/red (Western Publishing Production Shop)

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals

Donald Duck in Old California! (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; western-frontier
Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie
Synopsis:
The ducks, injured in a car wreck in Southern California, are transported by means of a mysterious dream to the California of 1848. While there they stay at the home of a wealthy Spanish rancher, take part in the gold rush, and help a young vaquero win the hand of a rancher's daughter.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story submitted November 2, 1950. Comment: "The story is set in that section of Southern California which Barks himself lived at the time. However, few of the settings were taken from real life." Comment and synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (1982).

[Grandma's Visit] (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Christensen
Pencils:
Bob Moore
Inks:
Bob Moore
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
?

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

[The new boat] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Moore
Inks:
Bob Moore
Colors:
black/white/red (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals

[Banknote forgery] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Old California
    Donald Duck
  2. 1. [Love trouble]
    Donald Duck
  3. 2. Donald Duck in Old California!
    Donald Duck
  4. 3. [Grandma's Visit]
    Donald Duck
  5. 4. [The new boat]
    Donald Duck
  6. 5. [Banknote forgery]
    Donald Duck
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