(August 1953)

Dell, 1940 Series
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Volume
13
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
K. K. Publications, Inc.
Brand
Dell Comic
Editing
Alice Nielson Cobb ?; Chase Craig ?

[About to Wake Donald with Trumpet] (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
?; Western Publishing Production Shop

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie
Synopsis
Donald's nephews are about to wake Donald up with the blowing of a trumpet.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on December 6, 1952. Barks later did this cover as an oil painting (CB OIL #82).

[Subscription Offer] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

[Some Heir Over the Rainbow] (Table of Contents: 2)

Donald Duck / comic story / 10 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
Gladstone Gander; Uncle Scrooge; Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie
Synopsis
Scrooge plants pots of gold at the foot of a rainbow to see who will handle the money best, Donald, Gladstone, or the nephews.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on December 24, 1952. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (M. Lilien, 1982).

[Zeke Falsely Accused of Thefts] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Ken Champin
Inks
?
Colors
?; Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Li'l Bad Wolf; Big Bad Wolf; Three Little Pigs [Practical Pig; Fifer Pig; Fiddler Pig]; Brer Bear; Missus Ostrich; Brer Fox
Synopsis
Zeke is falsely accused of stealing from Brer Bear and Missus Ostrich, but the culprit is Brer Fox.
Reprints

[Scared of July Firecrackers] (Table of Contents: 4)

Pluto / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Don Christensen
Pencils
Paul Murry
Inks
Paul Murry
Colors
?; Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
Paul Murry

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Pluto; Mickey Mouse; Minnie Mouse; Morty; Ferdie
Synopsis
Pluto cannot enjoy the Fourth of July because firecrackers make him anxious but he risks his life to save Mickey and friends when he believes a firecracker is about to explode in their faces.
Reprints

[Earns Half a Feather] (Table of Contents: 5)

Little Hiawatha / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lee Hooper
Inks
Lee Hooper
Colors
?; Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Big Chief; Little Hiawatha; Sunflower
Synopsis
Hiawatha wants to do great deeds so he can wear a feather headress.
Reprints

[Goofy's Glass House] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Bill Walsh
Pencils
Manuel Gonzales
Inks
Manuel Gonzales
Colors
?; Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?
Editing
Frank Reilly

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Mickey Mouse; Goofy
Synopsis
Goofy lives in glass house and breaks the windows when putting nails in it.
Reprints

[Pluto Tricks Pete into Cement] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
Bill Walsh
Pencils
Manuel Gonzales
Inks
Manuel Gonzales
Colors
?; Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?
Editing
Frank Reilly

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Pluto; Dan the Dogcatcher [Black Pete]
Synopsis
Pluto outwits the local dogcatcher.
Reprints
  • from Mickey Mouse Sunday (King Features Syndicate) 1950-11-19

[Goofy Found Shoe Trees in the End] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
Bill Walsh
Pencils
Manuel Gonzales
Inks
Manuel Gonzales
Colors
?; Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?
Editing
Frank Reilly

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Mickey Mouse; Goofy; Minnie Mouse; Clarabelle Cow; Horace Horsecollar; Patricia Pigg; Percy Pigg
Synopsis
Mickey asks Goofy to get him a pair of shoe trees for his birthday.
Reprints

The Ghost of Ghost Town (Table of Contents: 9)

Mickey Mouse / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dick Moores
Inks
Dick Moores
Colors
?; Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
typeset

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Mickey Mouse; Minnie Mouse; Goofy; Morty; Ferdie; Clarabelle Cow
Reprints

[Climbing Ivy] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
Bob Karp
Pencils
Al Taliaferro
Inks
Al Taliaferro
Colors
?; Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?
Editing
Frank Reilly

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck
Synopsis
Ivy refuses to climb on Donald's porch.
Reprints

[Watery Soup in Rain at Cafe] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
Bob Karp
Pencils
Al Taliaferro
Inks
Al Taliaferro
Colors
?; Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?
Editing
Frank Reilly

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck
Synopsis
Donald eats his meal out in the rain.
Reprints

[Daisy Backs into Tree] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
Bob Karp
Pencils
Al Taliaferro
Inks
Al Taliaferro
Colors
?; Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?
Editing
Frank Reilly

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Daisy Duck
Synopsis
When backing her car out of the garage, Daisy hits a tree.
Reprints

[Cuts off the Limb He Sits on] (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
Bob Karp
Pencils
Al Taliaferro
Inks
Al Taliaferro
Colors
?; Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?
Editing
Frank Reilly

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie
Synopsis
Donald saws a limb off a tree that he is sitting on.
Reprints

[Mice in Violin] (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script
Bob Karp
Pencils
Al Taliaferro
Inks
Al Taliaferro
Colors
?; Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?
Editing
Frank Reilly

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey
Synopsis
Huey's music teacher is frightened of mice in his violin.
Reprints

[Garbage-disposal for Vegetables] (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script
Bob Karp
Pencils
Al Taliaferro
Inks
Al Taliaferro
Colors
?; Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?
Editing
Frank Reilly

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie
Synopsis
Donald's nephews put their vegetables into the garbage disposal.
Reprints
  • from Donald Duck daily (King Features Syndicate) 1950-04-11

[Daisy's Coming as She Is] (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Script
Bob Karp
Pencils
Al Taliaferro
Inks
Al Taliaferro
Colors
?; Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?
Editing
Frank Reilly

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Daisy Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie
Synopsis
Daisy prepares for come-as-you-are-party.
Reprints
  • from Donald Duck daily (King Features Syndicate) 1950-04-10

The Secret of the Whirlpool (Table of Contents: 17)

Mickey Mouse / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Fallberg
Pencils
Dick Moores
Inks
Dick Moores
Colors
?; Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
Dick Moores

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Mickey Mouse; Goofy; Professor Finney; Black Pete
Synopsis
Mickey and Goofy sail on Black Pete's S.S. Octopus with Professor Finney who is searching for a rare shark. Mickey and Goofy come into possession of a map depicting a mysterious whirlpool marked with an "X" that they give to Black Pete.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Part 1 of 3.

[Children's Book Offer] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Spark Up with Wheaties] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Wheaties, General Mills / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [About to Wake Donald with Trumpet]
    Donald Duck
  2. 1. [Subscription Offer]
  3. 2. [Some Heir Over the Rainbow]
    Donald Duck
  4. 3. [Zeke Falsely Accused of Thefts]
    Li'l Bad Wolf
  5. 4. [Scared of July Firecrackers]
    Pluto
  6. 5. [Earns Half a Feather]
    Little Hiawatha
  7. 6. [Goofy's Glass House]
    Mickey Mouse
  8. 7. [Pluto Tricks Pete into Cement]
    Mickey Mouse
  9. 8. [Goofy Found Shoe Trees in the End]
    Mickey Mouse
  10. 9. The Ghost of Ghost Town
    Mickey Mouse
  11. 10. [Climbing Ivy]
    Donald Duck
  12. 11. [Watery Soup in Rain at Cafe]
    Donald Duck
  13. 12. [Daisy Backs into Tree]
    Donald Duck
  14. 13. [Cuts off the Limb He Sits on]
    Donald Duck
  15. 14. [Mice in Violin]
    Donald Duck
  16. 15. [Garbage-disposal for Vegetables]
    Donald Duck
  17. 16. [Daisy's Coming as She Is]
    Donald Duck
  18. 17. The Secret of the Whirlpool
    Mickey Mouse
  19. 18. [Children's Book Offer]
  20. 19. [Spark Up with Wheaties]
    Wheaties, General Mills
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