First published in: 1935
Donald Duck was first mentioned in a story in The Adventures of Mickey Mouse (David McKay, 1931 series) #1 (1931). He was first depicted in print in Good Housekeeping (Internatl. Magazine Co. Inc.) v98#6 (June 1934). Later that year, on September 16, Donald made his newspaper strip debut. He first appeared in a comic book in Mickey Mouse Magazine (Western, 1935 series) v1#1  (June-August [Summer] 1935).