Four Color #853 - Walt Disney's Pluto
(October 1957)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
On-sale Date
1957
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co. Inc.
Publisher's Brand
Dell
Printer
Printed in U.S.A.
Editing
Alice Nielsen Cobb (managing editor); Chase Craig ? (story editor); Del Connell ? (story editor); Tom McKimson (art director)

Issue Notes

Credits for this issue based upon Alberto Becattini's "Disney Index - Dell Comic Books" Vols. 1 and 2 (Italy, 1992 and 1994). Sixth of ten Pluto Four Color issues.
This issue has variants:

[Birthday cake] (Table of Contents)

Pluto / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Paul Murry
Inks
Paul Murry
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Pluto; Mickey Mouse
Reprints
Keywords
birthday cakes; chef hats; dog bones

[Tire jumping] (Table of Contents: 1)

Pluto / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Don R. Christensen
Pencils
Jack Bradbury
Inks
Jack Bradbury

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Pluto; Morty; Ferdie
Reprints

The Polka-dotted Poocheroo (Table of Contents: 2)

Pluto / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Don R. Christensen
Pencils
Jack Bradbury
Inks
Jack Bradbury
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Pluto; Mickey Mouse; Minnie Mouse

Chipmunk Monkeyshines (Table of Contents: 3)

Pluto / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Horace Horsecollar is building his own cabin up at the lake!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Pluto; Mickey Mouse; Horace Horsecollar; Chip; Dale; Scuttle
Synopsis
Horace is building a cabin at the lake. Mickey leaves Pluto to guard the lumber overnight, but he gets distracted by Chip 'n Dale and leaves the building site. Thieves steal the lumber, but Pluto is able to prevent them from getting away.
Reprints
Keywords
bricks; lumber; walnuts

Hypnotism Tizzies (Table of Contents: 4)

Pluto / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Don R. Christensen
Pencils
Jack Bradbury
Inks
Jack Bradbury
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Pluto; Mickey Mouse; Morty; Ferdie; Professor Poodery; Butch; Horace Horsecollar
Reprints

The Unwatchful Watchdog (Table of Contents: 5)

Pluto / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Don R. Christensen
Pencils
Jack Bradbury
Inks
Jack Bradbury
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Pluto; Mickey Mouse; Morty; Ferdie
Reprints

Radio Ruckus (Table of Contents: 6)

Pluto / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Don R. Christensen
Pencils
Jack Bradbury
Inks
Jack Bradbury
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Pluto; Mickey Mouse; Butch
Reprints

[Dog show] (Table of Contents: 7)

Pluto / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Don R. Christensen
Pencils
Jack Bradbury
Inks
Jack Bradbury

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Pluto; Morty; Ferdie
Reprints

[Sausage Trail] (Table of Contents: 8)

Pluto / comic story / 0.9 page (report information)

Script
Don R. Christensen
Pencils
Jack Bradbury
Inks
Jack Bradbury
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Pluto; Mickey Mouse
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Birthday cake]
    Pluto
  2. 1. [Tire jumping]
    Pluto
  3. 2. The Polka-dotted Poocheroo
    Pluto
  4. 3. Chipmunk Monkeyshines
    Pluto
  5. 4. Hypnotism Tizzies
    Pluto
  6. 5. The Unwatchful Watchdog
    Pluto
  7. 6. Radio Ruckus
    Pluto
  8. 7. [Dog show]
    Pluto
  9. 8. [Sausage Trail]
    Pluto
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Chris Boyko
  • Merlin Haas
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Jerry Hillegas (R.I.P.)
  • Alan Hutchinson
  • Darrel McCann
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Tony R. Rose