(February 1954)

Dell, 1940 Series
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Volume
14
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
K. K. Publications, Inc.
Brand
Dell Comic [sans serif]
Editing
Alice Nielson Cobb ?; Chase Craig ?

Issue Notes

Indicia number is Vol. 14, No. 5.
This issue has variants:

[Stamps Blown Away] (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
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on June 8, 1953. Cover redrawn for Walt Disney's Comics and Stories (Western, 1962 series) #355.

Free Donald Duck Book (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

[Fix-up Mix-up] (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
Garé Barks

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Daisy Duck; Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie
Synopsis
Donald opens a fix-it shop, with only Feebrunkle's Fix-It Guide to aid him, and disaster awaits when he tries to fix Daisy's vacuum cleaner.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on April 30, 1953. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (M. Lilien, 1982). See also Dell Giant (Dell, 1959 series) #38 (sequence 12).

[Vegetarian Wolf] (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 Bear; Judge Owl
Synopsis
Li'l Bad Wolf comes up with a plan where Zeke is forced to become a vegetarian in order to inherit riches from a distant relative.
Reprints
Keywords
blunderbuss; vegetarian

Indexer Notes

Practical carries a blunderbuss for protection since Zeke's attacks have gotten so numerous.

[The Dinosaur Bone] (Table of Contents: 4)

Pluto / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Bones are the spark of Pluto's life...
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Morty; Ferdie; Mickey Mouse; Clarabelle Cow; Butch the bulldog; Pluto; Professor Proody
Synopsis
Pluto finds a dinosaur bone and buries it for safe-keeping. But when he goes to retrieve it, he finds that Butch the bulldog has made off with it.
Reprints
Keywords
dinosaur bone

[The Hidden Treasure] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Ken Champin
Inks
Vic Lockman
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Little Hiawatha; Sunflower; Hardtack
Synopsis
Little Hiawatha and Sunflower discover hidden pirate treasure in a cave.
Reprints
Keywords
beavers; canoe; cave; handgun; jewels; pirates

[Red Hot Chili Peppers] (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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
...And will you stop by Señor Gomez's grocery store and pick up the rest of the stuff...
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Goofy; Mickey Mouse; Señor Gomez
Synopsis
Goofy mistakes a string of chili peppers for popcorn.
Reprints
Keywords
chili peppers; popcorn; snow

Figaro Plays Detective (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
"Chief O'Hara phoned me today," Mickey Mouse said one evening.
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Figaro; Mickey Mouse; Chief O'Hara; Minnie Mouse; Clarabelle Cow
Synopsis
With help from Figaro, Mickey finds where a burglar is hiding the small goods he steals from guests at a mountain lodge.
Keywords
blowtorch; burglar; mountain lodge; snowman

Indexer Notes

Text story with two illustrations.

[Cheap Warmth] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm the repairman from the furnace company!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck
Synopsis
Donald decides that a round trip ticket to a Southern beach is cheaper than having his furnace fixed.
Reprints
Keywords
beach; furnace

[The Promise] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi boys... Home from school?
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie
Synopsis
The nephews check on a promise with Donald before showing him their report cards.
Reprints
Keywords
report cards

[The Psychiatrist's Cure] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
...And we had to move out of town and...
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck
Synopsis
After telling his life story to a psychiatrist, Donald gets some unconventional therapy.
Reprints
  • from Donald Duck daily (King Features Syndicate) 1950-11-13
Keywords
psychiatrist; spanking

[New Salary] (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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You've been paying us 25 cents a week t' do odd jobs...
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie
Synopsis
The nephews want a change in how they're paid for doing chores around the house.
Reprints

[The Sleigh Tub] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
Carl Fallberg
Pencils
Paul Murry
Inks
Paul Murry
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
Paul Murry

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jiminy! Look at how much it snowed last night, Grandma!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Grandma Duck; Gus Goose; Grandma Duck's mother (flashback); Grandma Duck's father (flashback); Clem Cancel (postmaster)
Synopsis
After a heavy snowstorm, Grandma needs to get to town to pick up some parcels at the post office.
Reprints
Keywords
bathtub; electric car; snowstorm; telephone

The Case of the Vanishing Bandit (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
Carl Fallberg
Pencils
Paul Murry
Inks
Paul Murry
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
Paul Murry

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hello, Chief O'Hara! What's up!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Goofy; Mickey Mouse; Chief O'Hara; Clyde Coleheaver; Hammo
Synopsis
A series of robberies happen every time Coleheaver's circus comes to town. Chief O'Hara asks for Mickey's help in finding the culprits. Mickey and Goofy join the circus to find clues.
Reprints
Keywords
circus; disguise; robberies; sideshows

Indexer Notes

Part 1 of 3.

[Tan] (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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Visit the Southland
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck
Synopsis
Donald decides he can get a cheaper tan from a make-up kit than using a sun lamp or taking a vacation.
Reprints
Keywords
make-up; sun tan

[Toe Dancing Lesson] (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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well, can you tell I've been taking lessons?
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Daisy Duck
Synopsis
Donald has been taking dancing lessons, but still steps on Daisy's toes.
Reprints
Keywords
dancing

[The Broken Grocery Window] (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
Donald Duck; Huey
Synopsis
Donald hits a baseball that breaks a store window. He sends a little girl to retrieve the ball.
Reprints
  • from Donald Duck daily (King Features Syndicate) 1950-08-25
Keywords
baseball; broken window

[Forgotten Mail] (Table of Contents: 17)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi Toots! How'd your hen party go?
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Daisy Duck
Synopsis
Donald forgets to mail invitations to Daisy's party.
Reprints
Keywords
invitations; mailbox; party; telephone

[Headless] (Table of Contents: 18)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hold it! That guy who said he was going to knock your block off is coming down the street!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey
Synopsis
Donald tries to outwit a bully by pulling his sweater over his head.
Reprints
Keywords
fight; slang; sweater

[Daisy's Cookies] (Table of Contents: 19)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gee, Unca Donald said a funny thing this morning!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Daisy Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie
Synopsis
The nephews tell Daisy that Donald has been criticizing her cookies, so that she'll be mad at him and there will be more cookies for them.
Reprints
  • from Donald Duck daily (King Features Syndicate) 1950-12-04
Keywords
cookies

Things You'll Like to Do... (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

Whitman Publishing Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Wheaties Miniature Foreign License Plates (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Stamps Blown Away]
    Donald Duck
  2. 1. Free Donald Duck Book
  3. 2. [Fix-up Mix-up]
    Donald Duck
  4. 3. [Vegetarian Wolf]
    Li'l Bad Wolf
  5. 4. [The Dinosaur Bone]
    Pluto
  6. 5. [The Hidden Treasure]
    Little Hiawatha
  7. 6. [Red Hot Chili Peppers]
    Mickey Mouse
  8. 7. Figaro Plays Detective
    Mickey Mouse
  9. 8. [Cheap Warmth]
    Donald Duck
  10. 9. [The Promise]
    Donald Duck
  11. 10. [The Psychiatrist's Cure]
    Donald Duck
  12. 11. [New Salary]
    Donald Duck
  13. 12. [The Sleigh Tub]
    Grandma Duck
  14. 13. The Case of the Vanishing Bandit
    Mickey Mouse
  15. 14. [Tan]
    Donald Duck
  16. 15. [Toe Dancing Lesson]
    Donald Duck
  17. 16. [The Broken Grocery Window]
    Donald Duck
  18. 17. [Forgotten Mail]
    Donald Duck
  19. 18. [Headless]
    Donald Duck
  20. 19. [Daisy's Cookies]
    Donald Duck
  21. 20. Things You'll Like to Do...
    Whitman Publishing Company
  22. 21. Wheaties Miniature Foreign License Plates
    Wheaties; General Mills
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