(January 1952)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
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). Apparently Donald Duck regular series #21?


A Christmas for Shacktown (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 [Santa Claus]; Huey, Dewey and Louie
Reprints:
Keywords:
Christmas; Christmas trees; snow; toy trains

Indexer Notes

Cover submitted on May 24, 1951. Redrawn version in Walt Disney's Christmas Parade (Gold Key, 1963 series) #2; Walt Disney's Christmas Parade (Gold Key, 1963 series) #8.

[Treeing Off] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carl Barks
Inks:
Carl Barks
Letters:
Carl Barks

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie
Synopsis:
The nephews make tree ornaments out of Donald's golf balls.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (1982).

A Christmas for Shacktown (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / comic story / 32 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:
Daisy Duck; Gladstone Gander; Uncle Scrooge; Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey and Louie
Synopsis:
The ducks and Daisy get Scrooge's promise to match their twenty-five dollars for Christmas dinner and a toy train for the poor children of Shacktown. Scrooge is unable to deliver when the floor of his money bin collapses and his money falls deep into an unknown cavern, separated by only a thin crust from bottomless quicksand.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Christmas; Christmas trees; money bin; poverty; raffles; slums; toy trains; turkeys

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on February 15 (first ten pages) and March 15, 1951 (rest of story). Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (1982).

[Christmas Kiss] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carl Barks
Inks:
Carl Barks
Letters:
Carl Barks

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Daisy Duck; Donald Duck
Synopsis:
Donald brings his own mistletoe to win a kiss from Daisy.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Art submitted on May 24, 1951. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (1982).

[Stamp-sized Christmas list; Projecting Desires] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carl Barks
Inks:
Carl Barks
Colors:
?
Letters:
Carl Barks

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie
Synopsis:
The nephews write a Christmas list the size of a postage stamp.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Backcover; Art submitted on May 24, 1951. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (1982).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. A Christmas for Shacktown
    Donald Duck
  2. 1. [Treeing Off]
    Donald Duck
  3. 2. A Christmas for Shacktown
    Donald Duck
  4. 3. [Christmas Kiss]
    Donald Duck
  5. 4. [Stamp-sized Christmas list; Projecting Desires]
    Donald Duck
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