(June 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 ?; Chase Craig ?

[Smoky Beach Party] (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
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie
Reprints

Free Game at Dairy Queen (Table of Contents: 1)

Dairy Queen / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Illustrated advertisement from Dairy Queen for a piece of the popular "Pickin'" game for free, available on each visit to the local Dairy Queen store.

Indexer Notes

Found on the inside front cover.

[The Day Duckburg Got Dyed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Walt Disney's 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

Job Number
W.D.C. #201-576
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie; Gyro Gearloose; Daisy Duck; Gyro's Helper; un-named Mayor of Duckville
Synopsis
Donald's nephews spill India ink on their Uncle's white tablecloth and go to Gyro to get the stain out. By an unfortunate accident, a shipment of Gyro's new dye is shipped to Donald, who thinks it is his long-awaited bug powder that he plans to use to kill the microbes and moss in the city reservoir.
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Keywords
Duckburg

[Bird-brain Pop] (Table of Contents: 3)

Walt Disney Presents 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; Three Little Pigs [Practical Pig; Fifer Pig; Fiddler Pig]; Brer Bear; Big Bad Wolf [Zeke Wolf] (villain)
Synopsis
Li'l Bad Wolf and the Three Little Pigs are chasing a rare Pie-Eyed Peeper when they run into the Big Bad Wolf. When questioned about this, Li'l Bad Wolf informs his Dad that anyone who can photograph this rare bird is eligible to win a $40 pair of binoculars.
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[The Boy Tender] (Table of Contents: 4)

Walt Disney's Pluto / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Don Christensen
Pencils
Paul Murry
Inks
Paul Murry
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
Paul Murry

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Mickey Mouse; Pluto; Jeffrey; Jeffrey's mother
Synopsis
Pluto is accidently mis-treated by a little boy while waiting outside the market while Mickey is inside shopping. When the little boy's Mom discovers the lad is missing, he is found with Pluto, who is accused by Mickey of chasing the boy.
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Dumbo's Rainbow (Table of Contents: 5)

Dumbo / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tony Strobl
Inks
?
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
typeset

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Dumbo the Flying Elephant; Timothy Mouse; Mickey Mouse
Synopsis
Dumbo tells Timothy that he wants to go to big pary at the school grounds, but he must be able to do a stunt for the entertainment, the winner of which gets a jar of honey from Bongo's bee tree. Then Timothy suggests something Dumbo could do: create a new type of rainbow.

[Monkey Style] (Table of Contents: 6)

Donald Duck / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Bob Karp
Pencils
Al Taliaferro [as Walt Disney] (signed)
Inks
Al Taliaferro [as Walt Disney] (signed)
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Editing
Frank Reilly

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie
Synopsis
Huey thinks of a new way to view the monkeys at the zoo.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This strip has no word balloons.

[Delayed Runaway] (Table of Contents: 7)

Donald Duck / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Bob Karp
Pencils
Al Taliaferro [as Walt Disney] (signed)
Inks
Al Taliaferro [as Walt Disney] (signed)
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
?
Editing
Frank Reilly

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey; Louie
Synopsis
Donald's three nephews decide to run away from home: on one condition.
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[Invisible Bubblegum] (Table of Contents: 8)

Donald Duck / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Bob Karp
Pencils
Al Taliaferro [as Walt Disney] (signed)
Inks
Al Taliaferro [as Walt Disney] (signed)
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?
Editing
Frank Reilly

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey
Synopsis
Donald sternly tells Huey not to let him see Huey chewing such a large wad of gum in his mouth again.
Reprints

[Wet Report Cards] (Table of Contents: 9)

Donald Duck / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Bob Karp
Pencils
Al Taliaferro [as Walt Disney] (signed)
Inks
Al Taliaferro [as Walt Disney] (signed)
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
?
Editing
Frank Reilly

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie
Synopsis
Donald is frustrated when his nephews bring home the newspaper.....soaking wet.
Reprints

The Phantom Fires (Part 2) (Table of Contents: 10)

Walt Disney's 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
Characters
Goofy; Mickey Mouse; Scuttle (villain); another un-named crook (vllain)
Synopsis
At the request of Police Chief O'Hara, Mickey and Goofy head to the remote mountain village of Peaceful Valley i order to help Chief O'Hara's brother, who is Sheriff of the town, discover the cause of a series of mysterious fires.
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Indexer Notes

This is Part 2 of a 3 part story, which is continued next issue.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

The Mickey Mouse Book / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Goofy; Mickey Mouse
Synopsis
Promotional illustrated advertisement, with the cover, for Mickey Mouse's Summer Vacation comic book, free with any paid subscription to Walt Disney's Comics and Stories. Coupon is provided. Subscription rates were: $1 for one year, $1.75 for two years, $2.50 for three years, and $5 for five years.

Goldilocks and the Grouchy Bears, 1957 version (Table of Contents: 12)

7-up / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Illustrated promotional advertisement by the 7-Up Bottling Company, featuring a company-revised version of "Goldilocks and the Three Bears."

Indexer Notes

Found on the inside back cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Schwinn Mark II Jaguar Bicycle / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Illustrated advertisement from Arnold, Schwinn & Company, introducing the new Schwinn Mark II Jaguar bicycle, priced as low as $41.95. A coupon is provided for readers to send in to get a copy of the full color Schwinn Bike Folder.

Indexer Notes

Found on the back cover.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Smoky Beach Party]
    Donald Duck
  2. 1. Free Game at Dairy Queen
    Dairy Queen
  3. 2. [The Day Duckburg Got Dyed]
    Walt Disney's Donald Duck
  4. 3. [Bird-brain Pop]
    Walt Disney Presents Li'l Bad Wolf
  5. 4. [The Boy Tender]
    Walt Disney's Pluto
  6. 5. Dumbo's Rainbow
    Dumbo
  7. 6. [Monkey Style]
    Donald Duck
  8. 7. [Delayed Runaway]
    Donald Duck
  9. 8. [Invisible Bubblegum]
    Donald Duck
  10. 9. [Wet Report Cards]
    Donald Duck
  11. 10. The Phantom Fires (Part 2)
    Walt Disney's Mickey Mouse
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    The Mickey Mouse Book
  13. 12. Goldilocks and the Grouchy Bears, 1957 version
    7-up
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Schwinn Mark II Jaguar Bicycle
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