Four Color #1010 - Walt Disney's Grandma Duck's Farm Friends
(July-September 1959)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
On-sale Date
1959
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
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).

[Cat Drinks Milk] (Table of Contents)

Grandma Duck's Farm Friends / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Tony Strobl
Inks
?
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Grandma Duck
Reprints
Keywords
cats; cows; milk; milk pails; milks stools

Grandma's Seeing Surprise (Table of Contents: 1)

Grandma Duck / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Grandma Duck
Reprints

The Flying Farm Hand (Table of Contents: 2)

Grandma Duck's Farm Friends / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Vic Lockman
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
Garé Barks

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Grandma Duck; Huey Duck; Dewey Duck; Louie Duck; Dumbo; Brer Fox; Gus Goose
Synopsis
Dumbo comes to Grandma's farm at the nephews' invitation, but scares the animals until the nephews hit on using him as a scarecrow.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on March 6, 1959. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (1982).

Barnyard Crazy Quilt (Table of Contents: 3)

Grandma Duck / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals

A Honey of a Hen (Table of Contents: 4)

Grandma Duck's Farm Friends / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Vic Lockman
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
Garé Barks

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Grandma Duck; Uncle Scrooge McDuck; Huey Duck; Dewey Duck; Louie Duck
Synopsis
Scrooge, at Grandma's farm to buy some produce, fakes an accident so that he can enjoy Grandma's cooking for a few days, but he gives himself away when he sees a hen in danger from a chicken hawk.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on March 6, 1959. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (1982).

Grandma Gathers Eggs (Table of Contents: 5)

Grandma Duck / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Grandma Duck
Reprints

The Weather Watchers (Table of Contents: 6)

Grandma Duck's Farm Friends / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Vic Lockman
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
Garé Barks

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Grandma Duck; Donald Duck; Daisy Duck; Gyro Gearloose; Huey Duck; Dewey Duck; Louie Duck; Gus Goose
Synopsis
Gyro invents a mechanical weather-vane for Grandma's farm, but Grandma's goat interferes with it, causing it to give out alarming forecasts.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on March 6, 1959. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (1982).

Trot to Win! (Table of Contents: 7)

Grandma Duck / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Grandma Duck; Huey Duck; Dewey Duck; Louie Duck
Reprints

The Sheepish Cowboys (Table of Contents: 8)

Grandma Duck's Farm Friends / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Vic Lockman
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
Garé Barks

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Grandma Duck; Big Bad Wolf; Huey Duck; Dewey Duck; Louie Duck; Gus Goose
Synopsis
The nephews ride on sheep when their horse runs away, but the other sheep follow their mounts. The nephews pen up the sheep in a gully, where the Big Bad Wolf finds them.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Last panel is Dell's "A Pledge to Parents." Art submitted on March 6, 1959. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (1982).

Farm Riddle Quiz (Table of Contents: 9)

Huey, Dewey and Louie / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Huey Duck; Dewey Duck; Louie Duck
Reprints

Grandma's Mailbox Carryall (Table of Contents: 10)

Grandma Duck / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Grandma Duck
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Cat Drinks Milk]
    Grandma Duck's Farm Friends
  2. 1. Grandma's Seeing Surprise
    Grandma Duck
  3. 2. The Flying Farm Hand
    Grandma Duck's Farm Friends
  4. 3. Barnyard Crazy Quilt
    Grandma Duck
  5. 4. A Honey of a Hen
    Grandma Duck's Farm Friends
  6. 5. Grandma Gathers Eggs
    Grandma Duck
  7. 6. The Weather Watchers
    Grandma Duck's Farm Friends
  8. 7. Trot to Win!
    Grandma Duck
  9. 8. The Sheepish Cowboys
    Grandma Duck's Farm Friends
  10. 9. Farm Riddle Quiz
    Huey, Dewey and Louie
  11. 10. Grandma's Mailbox Carryall
    Grandma Duck
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