(April 10, 1961)

Disney/Holding, 1959 Series
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Volume
3
Price
5d [0-0-5 GBP]
Pages
16
Indicia Frequency
?
On-sale date
1961
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
?
Brand
?
Editing
?
Color
Colour cover and centrespread (mainly); Black and white
Dimensions
Tabloid
Paper Stock
Glossy; Newsprint
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was ongoing series

Picnic Problem (Table of Contents)

Mickey Mouse / cover / 0.75 page (report information)

Pencils
Manuel Gonzales
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck; Goofy; Minnie Mouse
Synopsis
Sharing a picnic lunch.
Reprints
  • From Mickey Mouse Sunday (King Features Syndicate) 1960-09-18

Indexer Notes

Redrawn from last two frames of original comic strip. Donald Duck replacing Clarabelle Cow in original frames.

Picnic Problem (Table of Contents: 1)

Mickey Mouse / text story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Bill Walsh
Pencils
Manuel Gonzales

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Mickey Mouse; Minnie Mouse; Goofy; Clarabelle Cow
Synopsis
After attempting to go on a picnic and unsuccessfully finding a suitable location, Mickey, Minnie, Goofy and Clarabelle have their picnic lunch inside a closed sporting goods store owned by Mr. Gratzs.
Reprints
  • From Mickey Mouse Sunday (King Features Syndicate) 1960-09-18

Indexer Notes

Three frames in colour on cover, followed by six frames in black and white on page 2. Some original frames missing.

Mickey's News (Table of Contents: 2)

Mickey Mouse / letters page / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Mickey Mouse

Indexer Notes

News and letters page.

The Raiders of Monterey (Table of Contents: 3)

Zorro / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Alex Toth
Inks
Alex Toth
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
O.S. #1003-5??
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Zorro [Don Diego de la Vega]; Bernardo; Sergeant Demetrio Lopez Garcia; Corporal Reyes; Gregorio Verdugo; Anna Maria Verdugo (Gregorio's daughter); Innkeeper; Ramon Castillo (villain); Francisco Palomares (villain); Pablo (villain, Verdugo's serveant)
Synopsis
Diego and Bernardo arrive in Monterey to see Senor Verdugo, but are robbed of what they have the first night in town. When Diego sees Verdugo, he tells him of this and the fact the robbers knew where Diego would be and that he might be carrying 17,000 Pesos for supplies from Spain to aid the people of Los Angeles. Bernardo is later taken prisoner and the crooks blackmail Diego for the 17,000 Pesos to get Bernardo back alive. Bernardo is rescued, then Diego learns that Verdugo's servant is behind the plot to steal the Pesos.
Reprints
Keywords
El Camino Real; Guadalupe Trail; Monterey Inn

Indexer Notes

Part 5 of 5. USA Title: The Marauders of Monterey

101 Dalmatians (Table of Contents: 4)

101 Dalmatians / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Fallberg
Pencils
Al Hubbard
Inks
Al Hubbard
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Pongo; Roger Radcliff; Anita; Perdita
Synopsis
Fifteen dalmatian puppies are mysteriously stolen.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Part 1.

Ambrose The Robber Kitten (Table of Contents: 5)

Ambrose The Robber Kitten / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Ambrose; Ambrose's Mother; Dirty Bill
Synopsis
Ambrose joins up with Dirty Bill, wanted by the police, in the hope to become a bold bandit.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Part ?

The Pigmy Pigs (Table of Contents: 6)

Li'l Wolf / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Hubbard
Inks
Al Hubbard
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Li'l Bad Wolf; Big Bad Wolf
Synopsis
Big Bad Wolf and Li'l Wolf are on their way Piggi Banki Island, where a tribe of pigmy pigs live. Big Bad Wolf has hitched their raft to a river steamer by a rope made out of old inner tubes.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Part ?

This Is Your Life, Donald Duck (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
? (adaptation)
Pencils
Tony Strobl
Inks
Steve Steere
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Jiminy Cricket; Huey; Dewey; Louie; Grandma Duck; Mickey Mouse; Goofy; Pluto; Daisy Duck; Gladstone Gander; Gyro Gearloose; Bongo; Dumbo; Three Little Pigs; Uncle Scrooge; Gus Goose; Big Bad Wolf; Clarabelle Cow; Beagle Boys
Synopsis
Donald is the subject of the TV programme "This is your Life".
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Part ?. Adapted from the Disney cartoon of the same title. Chapter 4, Clever Strategy redrawn version of Walt Disney's Comics and Stories (Dell, 1940 series) #141 by Carl Barks.

Puzzles ! - To keep you guessing ! (Table of Contents: 8)

Disney Gang / activity / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Chip; Dale; Huey; Dewey; Louie; Uncle Scrooge; Daisy Duck; Morty; Big Bad Wolf; Scamp; Pluto; Grandma Duck; Mickey Mouse; Gyro Gearloose; Goofy; Donald Duck

Indexer Notes

Puzzle page

Next Week in Walt Disney's Weekly (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Walt Disney's Weekly / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.25 page (report information)

Family Fortune (Table of Contents: 10)

Gladstone Gander / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tony Strobl
Inks
Tony Strobl
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Daisy Duck; Clara Cluck; Gladstone Gander; Shamrock Gander
Synopsis
Daisy Duck and her friends try to stop Gladstone Gander from attending their Bazaar.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

USA Unofficial Title: Bazaar. One page red and white, with following two pages in black and white.

Magic Stew (Table of Contents: 11)

Seven Dwarfs / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Floyd Gottfredson
Pencils
Julius Svendsen
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Wicked Witch; The Seven Dwarfs
Synopsis
The Wicked Witch puts a spell on the dwarfs' stew. All but Dopey eat the stew and suddenly shrink. The Wicked Witch captures the six shrunken dwarfs and carries them away.
Reprints
  • From Seven Dwarfs Sunday (King Features Syndicate)1958-03-02

Indexer Notes

Part ?

[Witch Disguise] (Table of Contents: 12)

Brer Rabbit / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
George Stallings
Pencils
Bill Wright
Inks
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Brer Rabbit; Brer Buzzard; Brer Rabbit's Nephews
Synopsis
Brer Buzzard disguises as a witch to give a lesson to little rabbits.
Reprints
  • From Uncle Remus and His Tales of Br'er Rabbit Sunday (King Features Syndicate) 1960-10-30

Buy Matchbox (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Matchbox / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

Rescue (Table of Contents: 14)

Swiss Family Robinson / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Robinson Family
Synopsis
Shipwrecked on an island, the Robinsons rescue Roberta, a girl who had been captured by pirates. Trying to get the girl back, the pirates make attack after attack on the Robinsons' home-made fort, but each time they are driven back. They attack again and a fierce battle follows.

Indexer Notes

Chapter 17.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Picnic Problem
    Mickey Mouse
  2. 1. Picnic Problem
    Mickey Mouse
  3. 2. Mickey's News
    Mickey Mouse
  4. 3. The Raiders of Monterey
    Zorro
  5. 4. 101 Dalmatians
    101 Dalmatians
  6. 5. Ambrose The Robber Kitten
    Ambrose The Robber Kitten
  7. 6. The Pigmy Pigs
    Li'l Wolf
  8. 7. This Is Your Life, Donald Duck
    Donald Duck
  9. 8. Puzzles ! - To keep you guessing !
    Disney Gang
  10. 9. Next Week in Walt Disney's Weekly
    Walt Disney's Weekly
  11. 10. Family Fortune
    Gladstone Gander
  12. 11. Magic Stew
    Seven Dwarfs
  13. 12. [Witch Disguise]
    Brer Rabbit
  14. 13. Buy Matchbox
    Matchbox
  15. 14. Rescue
    Swiss Family Robinson
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