(February 1957)

Dell, 1940 Series
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Volume
17
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
K. K. Publications, Inc.
Brand
Dell
Editing
Alice Nielson Cobb (managing editor); Chase Craig and/or Del Connell (story editor); Tom McKimson (art director)

[Donald Can't Skate] (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Paul Murry
Inks
Paul Murry
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie
Synopsis
Donald falls over while attempting to skate.
Reprints

[Forgetting to Cry] (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Bob Karp
Pencils
Al Taliaferro
Inks
Al Taliaferro
Letters
?
Editing
Frank Reilly

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey
Synopsis
Huey has been beaten up and runs towards home crying, but gets distracted on the way and completely forgets why he was running home.
Reprints
  • from Donald Duck Sunday (King Features Syndicate) 1954-04-18

[Borderline Hero] (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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Unca Donald, will you buy us some new ice skates?
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie
Synopsis
Donald becomes a border patrolman in the desert, but he is tricked by camera and parakeet smugglers.
Reprints
Keywords
border patrol; cameras; desert; parakeets; smuggler

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on January 5, 1956. Story is similar to the Barks Donald Duck story in Walt Disney Comics and Stories (Dell, 1940 series) Vol. 8 #10 (94) July 1948). Synopsis from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" by Michael Barrier (M. Lilien, 1981).

[The Piggy Party] (Table of Contents: 3)

Li'l Bad Wolf / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gil Turner
Inks
Gil Turner
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)
Synopsis
The Big Bad Wolf decides to keep his New Year's resolution to stop hunting the Three Pigs. The Three Pigs are invited to a friendship meal, but where does the route of the treasure hunting game, that goes to the branch of the tree, lead?
Reprints

[The Bulldog] (Table of Contents: 4)

Pluto / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Paul Murry
Inks
Paul Murry
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
Paul Murry

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Mickey Mouse; Pluto; Butch
Synopsis
In order to keep the juicy bone, Pluto has to chose between facing Butch or taking a bath.
Reprints

The Winter Serenade (Table of Contents: 5)

Bambi / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Paul Murry
Inks
Paul Murry
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
typeset

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Bambi; Thumper
Reprints

[Missing Escalator] (Table of Contents: 6)

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; humor
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey
Synopsis
While walking in department store, Huey has to give Donald his hand.
Reprints
  • from Donald Duck daily (King Features Syndicate) 1954-09-30

[Buying Daisy Comic Book] (Table of Contents: 7)

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; humor
Characters
Donald Duck; Daisy Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie
Synopsis
Daisy sees a night jacket in a shop and tells Huey, Dewey and Louie to say to Donald that she wishes to get something for reading in bed.
Reprints
  • from Donald Duck daily (King Features Syndicate) 1954-07-15

[Not Hungry after Eating Mud Pies] (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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie
Synopsis
Huey has lost his appetite because he has eaten his girl friend's mud pies.
Reprints

[Love Tattoo on His Chest] (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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey and Dewey
Synopsis
Huey has a love tattoo painted on his chest.
Reprints

The Legend of Loon Lake (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Goofy; Mickey Mouse; Black Pete [Peg-leg Pete]; Catfoot [Scuttle]; Major McTracker
Synopsis
While looking for the major's horse, Hothoof, Mickey and Goofy encounter a fake ghost of Indian chief on a Canadian lake.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Part 1 of 3.

[The Nephews Giving Donald Report Card with Rod] (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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie
Synopsis
Huey, Dewey and Louie use a fishing rod to show Donald their school report cards.
Reprints
  • from Donald Duck daily (King Features Syndicate) 1954-04-19

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Smith Brothers Wild Cherry Cough Drops / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[Searching the House] (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
Bob Karp
Pencils
Al Taliaferro
Inks
Al Taliaferro
Letters
?
Editing
Frank Reilly

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Donald Duck; Daisy Duck
Synopsis
Donald searches the house only to completely forget exactly what he is looking for.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Donald Can't Skate]
    Donald Duck
  2. 1. [Forgetting to Cry]
    Donald Duck
  3. 2. [Borderline Hero]
    Donald Duck
  4. 3. [The Piggy Party]
    Li'l Bad Wolf
  5. 4. [The Bulldog]
    Pluto
  6. 5. The Winter Serenade
    Bambi
  7. 6. [Missing Escalator]
    Donald Duck
  8. 7. [Buying Daisy Comic Book]
    Donald Duck
  9. 8. [Not Hungry after Eating Mud Pies]
    Donald Duck
  10. 9. [Love Tattoo on His Chest]
    Donald Duck
  11. 10. The Legend of Loon Lake
    Mickey Mouse
  12. 11. [The Nephews Giving Donald Report Card with Rod]
    Donald Duck
  13. 12. ["We love those cough drops..."]
    Smith Brothers Wild Cherry Cough Drops
  14. 13. [Searching the House]
    Donald Duck
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