(December 1957)

Dell, 1957 Series
 
Price
0.25 USD
Pages
100
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Dell A Giant Comic
Editing
Alice Nielson Cobb (managing editor); Chase Craig and/or Del Connell (story editor); Tom McKimson (art director)

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

Credits for this issue based upon Alberto Becattini's "Disney Index - Dell Comic Books" Vols. 1 and 2 (Italy, 1992 and 1994).


[Watching the castle] (Table of Contents)

Mickey Mouse; Donald Duck; Goofy; Huey, Dewey, and Louie; Chip 'n' Dale; Uncle Scrooge / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Tony Strobl
Inks
Norm McGary (painted)
Colors
Norm McGary ? (painted)

Job Number
CID 1-00
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge; Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie; Chip; Dale; Mickey Mouse
Reprints

The Most Wondrous Night (Table of Contents: 1)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Christmas in Disneyland [framing sequence #1] (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
CID 1
Characters
Santa Claus; Taffy; Timmie
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Framing story

[The Black Pearls of Tabu Yama] (Table of Contents: 3)

Donald Duck / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Barks
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
Garé Barks

Job Number
CID 1
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge; Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey and Louie
Synopsis
Scrooge, Donald, and the nephews risk an island's tabu for its black pearls, but almost immediately their ship is sucked from a lagoon into an underwater cavern. They plug a volcano to build up pressure to blow the boat out of the cavern.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on March 14, 1957. Pages are three panels deep. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (M. Lilien, 1982).

Christmas in Disneyland [framing sequence #2] (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Santa Claus; Taffy; Timmie
Reprints

The Iron Horse to Lonesome Gulch (Table of Contents: 5)

Mickey and Goofy / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Fallberg
Pencils
Paul Murry
Inks
Paul Murry
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
Paul Murry

Job Number
CID 1
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Mickey Mouse; Goofy; Mr. Clinker; Black Pete; Scuttle
Reprints

Christmas in Disneyland [framing sequence #3] (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Santa Claus; Taffy; Timmie
Reprints

[Christmas spirit] (Table of Contents: 7)

Chip 'n' Dale / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
CID 1
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Chip and Dale; Brer Bear; Brer Fox; Jiminy Cricket
Reprints

Christmas in Disneyland [framing sequence #4] (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Santa Claus; Taffy; Timmie
Reprints

[The hero] (Table of Contents: 9)

Scamp / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Hubbard
Inks
Al Hubbard
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
?

Job Number
CID 1
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Scamp; Lady; Tramp; Trusty
Reprints

Christmas in Disneyland [framing sequence #5] (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Santa Claus; Taffy; Timmie
Reprints

[Zeke's sledmobile] (Table of Contents: 11)

The Li'l Bad Wolf / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Fallberg
Pencils
Paul Murry
Inks
Paul Murry
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
Paul Murry

Job Number
CID 1
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Li'l Bad Wolf; Big Bad Wolf; Brer Bear; Billie and Tillie (Brer Bear's two kids)
Reprints

Christmas in Disneyland [framing sequence #6] (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Santa Claus; Taffy; Timmie
Reprints

[Hook catches Santa] (Table of Contents: 13)

Peter Pan / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Fallberg
Pencils
Al Hubbard
Inks
Al Hubbard
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
?

Job Number
CID 1
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Peter Pan; Santa Claus; Captain Hook; Smee; Tinker Bell
Reprints

Christmas in Disneyland [framing sequence #7] (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Santa Claus; Taffy; Timmie
Reprints

[Good deeds] (Table of Contents: 15)

The Seven Dwarfs / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Fallberg
Pencils
Paul Murry
Inks
Paul Murry
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
Paul Murry

Job Number
CID 1
Characters
The Seven Dwarfs; Snow White
Reprints

Christmas in Disneyland [framing sequence #8] (Table of Contents: 16)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Santa Claus; Taffy; Timmie
Reprints

Morty and Ferdie's Letter 2 Santa Claus (Table of Contents: 17)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Christine Lyttle Smith ?
Pencils
Christine Lyttle Smith ? (layout); Tony Strobl (pencils)
Inks
?
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
?

Job Number
CID 1
Characters
Morty and Ferdie
Reprints

Santa's Journey to Li'l Wolf's House (Table of Contents: 18)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Christine Lyttle Smith ?
Pencils
Christine Lyttle Smith ? (layout); Tony Strobl (pencils)
Inks
?
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
?

Job Number
CID 1
Characters
Li'l Bad Wolf
Reprints

Uncle Scrooge's Christmas Wish Come True! (Table of Contents: 19)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Christine Lyttle Smith ?
Pencils
Christine Lyttle Smith ? (layout); Tony Strobl (pencils)
Inks
?
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
?

Job Number
CID 1
Characters
Uncle Scrooge; Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie
Reprints

"Goofy" Claus and His Hodgepodge Team (Table of Contents: 20)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Christine Lyttle Smith ?
Pencils
Christine Lyttle Smith ? (layout); Tony Strobl (pencils)
Inks
?
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
?

Job Number
CID 1
Characters
Goofy
Reprints

Let's Make Some Gift Tags (Table of Contents: 21)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Christmas Forecaster (Table of Contents: 22)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Christine Lyttle Smith ?
Pencils
Christine Lyttle Smith ? (layout); Tony Strobl (pencils)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
CID 1
Reprints

Christmas Party Place Card-Favors (Table of Contents: 23)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Reprints

A Goofy Christmas Game (Table of Contents: 24)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Christmas Picture Crossword (Table of Contents: 25)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Christine Lyttle Smith ?
Pencils
Christine Lyttle Smith ? (layout); Tony Strobl (pencils)
Inks
?
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
?

Job Number
CID 1
Characters
Mickey Mouse; Minnie Mouse; Uncle Scrooge
Reprints

A Merry Christmas Surprise (Table of Contents: 26)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Christine Lyttle Smith ?
Pencils
Christine Lyttle Smith ? (layout); Tony Strobl (pencils)
Inks
?
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
typeset

Characters
Mickey Mouse
Reprints

[Duck family skating around castle] (Table of Contents: 27)

Family Duck / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Tony Strobl
Inks
Norm McGary
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)

Job Number
CID 1
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie; Mickey Mouse; Minnie Mouse; Morty and Ferdie; Goofy; Grandma Duck; Uncle Scrooge; Bambi; Thumper
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Watching the castle]
    Mickey Mouse; Donald Duck; Goofy; Huey, Dewey, and Louie; Chip 'n' Dale; Uncle Scrooge
  2. 1. The Most Wondrous Night
  3. 2. Christmas in Disneyland [framing sequence #1]
  4. 3. [The Black Pearls of Tabu Yama]
    Donald Duck
  5. 4. Christmas in Disneyland [framing sequence #2]
  6. 5. The Iron Horse to Lonesome Gulch
    Mickey and Goofy
  7. 6. Christmas in Disneyland [framing sequence #3]
  8. 7. [Christmas spirit]
    Chip 'n' Dale
  9. 8. Christmas in Disneyland [framing sequence #4]
  10. 9. [The hero]
    Scamp
  11. 10. Christmas in Disneyland [framing sequence #5]
  12. 11. [Zeke's sledmobile]
    The Li'l Bad Wolf
  13. 12. Christmas in Disneyland [framing sequence #6]
  14. 13. [Hook catches Santa]
    Peter Pan
  15. 14. Christmas in Disneyland [framing sequence #7]
  16. 15. [Good deeds]
    The Seven Dwarfs
  17. 16. Christmas in Disneyland [framing sequence #8]
  18. 17. Morty and Ferdie's Letter 2 Santa Claus
  19. 18. Santa's Journey to Li'l Wolf's House
  20. 19. Uncle Scrooge's Christmas Wish Come True!
  21. 20. "Goofy" Claus and His Hodgepodge Team
  22. 21. Let's Make Some Gift Tags
  23. 22. Christmas Forecaster
  24. 23. Christmas Party Place Card-Favors
  25. 24. A Goofy Christmas Game
  26. 25. Christmas Picture Crossword
  27. 26. A Merry Christmas Surprise
  28. 27. [Duck family skating around castle]
    Family Duck
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