Four Color #560 - Walt Disney's Duck Album
(May 1954)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
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

Indicia title is "Walt Disney's DUCK ALBUM, featuring 5 Complete Duck Stories, No. 560." Code number is D.A.O.S. #560-545. Credits for this issue based upon Alberto Becattini's "Disney Index - Dell Comic Books" Vols. 1 and 2 (Italy, 1992 and 1994).


[Ducks and Old Car] (Table of Contents)

Duck Album / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Paul Murry
Inks
Paul Murry
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Gladstone Gander; Uncle Scrooge; Grandma Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie
Reprints
Keywords
automobiles; flat tires

[Maze] (Table of Contents: 1)

Duck Album / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tony Strobl
Inks
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck
Synopsis
First line: "Donald has some new pictures in the Duck album to show you"
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; maze with one illustration.

[The Sloop Fake] (Table of Contents: 2)

Donald Duck / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Phil de Lara
Inks
Phil de Lara
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie
Synopsis
Donald trades his car for a yacht. The yacht turns out to be phony, but he is able to sell it to a movie crew. That sparks a series of sales and trades which eventually end up back where he started.

[Mixed Orders] (Table of Contents: 3)

Grandma Duck / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Phil de Lara
Inks
Phil de Lara
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Grandma Duck; Gus Goose
Synopsis
Grandma Duck orders a tractor for the farm, but the company delivers an airplane by mistake.

[The Poor Hobo] (Table of Contents: 4)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Phil de Lara
Inks
Phil de Lara
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge; Beagle Boys [1581; 4930]; Daisy Duck (cameo); Donald Duck (cameo); Jeeves
Synopsis
In an effort to forget about money for a while, Scrooge trades his clothes with a hobo.

Indexer Notes

Beagle Boys are numbered 1581 and 4930.

[Foolish Inventions] (Table of Contents: 5)

Donald's Nephews / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dick Moores
Inks
Dick Moores
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
Dick Moores

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Huey, Dewey and Louie; Gyro Gearloose
Synopsis
Gyro comes up with inventions to try to get himself and Huey, Dewey, and Louie into a baseball game for free.

[The Flower Show] (Table of Contents: 6)

Daisy Duck / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Phil de Lara
Inks
Phil de Lara
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Daisy Duck; Gladstone Gander; Clara Cluck
Synopsis
Daisy and Clara lock Gladstone in a woodshed so that he won't win the flower show they entered. However, Gladstone is the judge for the show, not a contestant.

[Nap Time] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Tony Strobl
Inks
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie
Synopsis
Huey, Dewey and Louie decide that naptime is better than doing chores.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

[Balloons for Sale] (Table of Contents: 8)

Uncle Scrooge / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Paul Murry
Inks
Paul Murry
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge; Donald Duck (cameo); Gladstone Gander (cameo); Daisy Duck (cameo); Grandma Duck (cameo); Gus Goose (cameo); Gyro Gearloose (cameo); Huey (cameo); Dewey (cameo); Louie (cameo)
Synopsis
Uncle Scrooge is blowing up balloons which have the characters' faces on them.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Ducks and Old Car]
    Duck Album
  2. 1. [Maze]
    Duck Album
  3. 2. [The Sloop Fake]
    Donald Duck
  4. 3. [Mixed Orders]
    Grandma Duck
  5. 4. [The Poor Hobo]
    Uncle Scrooge
  6. 5. [Foolish Inventions]
    Donald's Nephews
  7. 6. [The Flower Show]
    Daisy Duck
  8. 7. [Nap Time]
    Duck Album
  9. 8. [Balloons for Sale]
    Uncle Scrooge
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