Four Color #611 - Walt Disney's Duck Album
(January 1955)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Dell Comic [sans serif]
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

Code date is D.A.O.S. #611-551. Credits for this issue based upon Alberto Becattini's "Disney Index - Dell Comic Books" Vols. 1 and 2 (Italy, 1992 and 1994).


[Piano] (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; Uncle Scrooge; Gladstone Gander; Daisy Duck; Grandma Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie
Reprints
Keywords
music; photographs; pianos; singing

[Intro to Story] (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Del Connell
Pencils
Dick Moores
Inks
Dick Moores
Letters
Dick Moores

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Grandma Duck; Gladstone Gander; Daisy Duck; Gus Goose; Huey, Dewey and Louie
Synopsis
Introductory framing sequence for interior stories.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

[Mayor Delivery] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie
Synopsis
Donald is a helicopter mail pilot. He is asked to fly to the mountains to bring the mayor, who is snow-bound, back to town for an important meeting.
Reprints

[The Horse Show] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Grandma Duck; Gus Goose
Synopsis
Grandma Duck, who won a horse show 25 years ago, enters the contest again, with the same horse, Old Shickapoo.
Reprints

[The Joy of Giving] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge; Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie
Synopsis
Scrooge's horoscope says he should "Be generous today! Give freely and you will receve much joy and bountiful reward!" He follows the advice by giving away pennies to youngsters.
Reprints

[The Good-Luck Gadget] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Del Connell
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; Gladstone Gander
Synopsis
Huey, Dewey, and Louie test Gyro's good luck packs (containing a horseshoe, rabbit's foot, and jar of four-leaf clovers); but find that it can't beat Gladstone's natural luck.

[Antique Chairs and Treasure] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Daisy Duck; Clara Cluck; Beagle Boys [176-860; 176-760]
Synopsis
The Beagle Boys are stealing antique chairs, looking for a treasure map that is concealed in the leg of one.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Only two Beagle Boys, 176-860 and 176-760, are in the story.

[End of Story] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
Del Connell
Pencils
Dick Moores
Inks
Dick Moores
Letters
Dick Moores

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Grandma Duck; Uncle Scrooge; Daisy Duck; Gladstone Gander; Huey, Dewey and Louie; Gus Goose
Synopsis
Conclusion of framing sequence.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

[Sturdy Hat] (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge; Huey, Dewey and Louie
Synopsis
The nephews hit Uncle Scrooge's top hat with snowballs, but are unable to knock it off.

Indexer Notes

Back cover; pantomime story.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Piano]
    Duck Album
  2. 1. [Intro to Story]
    Donald Duck
  3. 2. [Mayor Delivery]
    Donald Duck
  4. 3. [The Horse Show]
    Grandma Duck
  5. 4. [The Joy of Giving]
    Scrooge McDuck
  6. 5. [The Good-Luck Gadget]
    Donald's Nephews
  7. 6. [Antique Chairs and Treasure]
    Daisy Duck
  8. 7. [End of Story]
    Donald Duck
  9. 8. [Sturdy Hat]
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