Four Color #17 - Walt Disney's Dumbo the Flying Elephant
(1941)

Dell, 1939 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Editing
?
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden 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).


[Flies with Black Feather] (Table of Contents)

Dumbo / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Irving Tripp
Inks
Irving Tripp
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Dumbo; Donald Duck; Mickey Mouse; Pluto; Timothy Mouse

[Stealing Food] (Table of Contents: 1)

Silly Symphony; Pluto the Pup / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Hubie Karp
Pencils
Al Taliaferro
Inks
Al Taliaferro
Colors
?
Editing
Floyd Gottfredson

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Pluto
Reprints
  • from Silly Symphony Sunday (King Features Syndicate) 1939.11.19

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black, red, and white.

Dumbo of the Circus (Table of Contents: 2)

Dumbo / comic story / 39 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Irving Tripp
Inks
Irving Tripp
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Dumbo; Timothy Mouse

[Meat Hiding] (Table of Contents: 3)

Silly Symphony; Pluto the Pup / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Merrill de Maris
Pencils
Al Taliaferro
Inks
Al Taliaferro
Colors
?
Editing
Floyd Gottfredson

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Pluto
Reprints
  • from Silly Symphony Sunday (King Features Syndicate) 1939.03.05

[Avoid the Rain] (Table of Contents: 4)

Silly Symphony; Pluto the Pup / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Hubie Karp
Pencils
Al Taliaferro
Inks
Al Taliaferro
Colors
?
Editing
Floyd Gottfredson

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Pluto; Goofy
Reprints
  • from Silly Symphony Sunday (King Features Syndicate) 1939.06.18

The Brave Little Tailor (Table of Contents: 5)

Mickey Mouse / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Merrill de Maris (adaptation)
Pencils
Floyd Gottfredson; Manuel Gonsalez
Inks
Ted Thwaites
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Mickey Mouse; Pluto; Goofy; Mac MacCorker; Minnie Mouse
Reprints
  • from Mickey Mouse Sunday (King Features Syndicate) 1938.08.28 - 1938.11.27

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the Walt Disney cartoon The Brave Little Tailor (1938) which is based upon the Brothers Grimm fairy tale The Valiant Little Tailor. Redrawn version in Silly Symphonies (Dell, 1952 series) #1.

The Village Smithy (Table of Contents: 6)

Donald Duck / text story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Hank Porter ?
Inks
Hank Porter ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals

[House Moving] (Table of Contents: 7)

Pluto the Pup; [Mickey Mouse] / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Merrill de Maris
Pencils
Manuel Gonzales
Inks
Ted Thwaites
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Floyd Gottfredson

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Mickey Mouse; Pluto
Reprints
  • from Mickey Mouse Sunday (King Features Syndicate) 1939.01.01

Indexer Notes

Mickey Mouse Sunday newspaper strip with Pluto the Pup logo added.

[The Wheel Chair] (Table of Contents: 8)

Silly Symphony; Pluto the Pup / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Hubie Karp
Pencils
Al Taliaferro
Inks
Al Taliaferro
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Floyd Gottfredson

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Reprints
  • from Silly Symphony Sunday (King Features Syndicate) 1939.00.00

Indexer Notes

No logo.

[Dangerous Garbage Can] (Table of Contents: 9)

Silly Symphony; Pluto the Pup / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Hubie Karp
Pencils
Al Taliaferro
Inks
Al Taliaferro
Colors
?
Editing
Floyd Gottfredson

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Pluto; Goofy
Reprints
  • from Silly Symphony Sunday (King Features Syndicate) 1939.06.04

Indexer Notes

No logo.

[Herring Smell] (Table of Contents: 10)

Silly Symphony; Pluto the Pup / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Hubie Karp
Pencils
Al Taliaferro
Inks
Al Taliaferro
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Floyd Gottfredson

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Pluto; Clarabelle Cow
Reprints
  • from Silly Symphony Sunday (King Features Syndicate) 1939.11.12

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black, red, and white.

[Dumbo Jumps from Window] (Table of Contents: 11)

Dumbo / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Irving Tripp
Inks
Irving Tripp
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Dumbo

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Flies with Black Feather]
    Dumbo
  2. 1. [Stealing Food]
    Silly Symphony; Pluto the Pup
  3. 2. Dumbo of the Circus
    Dumbo
  4. 3. [Meat Hiding]
    Silly Symphony; Pluto the Pup
  5. 4. [Avoid the Rain]
    Silly Symphony; Pluto the Pup
  6. 5. The Brave Little Tailor
    Mickey Mouse
  7. 6. The Village Smithy
    Donald Duck
  8. 7. [House Moving]
    Pluto the Pup; [Mickey Mouse]
  9. 8. [The Wheel Chair]
    Silly Symphony; Pluto the Pup
  10. 9. [Dangerous Garbage Can]
    Silly Symphony; Pluto the Pup
  11. 10. [Herring Smell]
    Silly Symphony; Pluto the Pup
  12. 11. [Dumbo Jumps from Window]
    Dumbo
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