Four Color #1051 - Walt Disney's Donald in Mathmagic Land
([August-October] 1959)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
On-sale Date
1959-07-10
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Dell
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).

Indicia title is "Walt Disney's DONALD IN MATHMAGIC LAND, No. 1051". Copyright 1959 by Walt Disney Productions.

No month is given on the cover or in the indicia. Based on the copyright dates of this issue and others in the series released around the same time, one can determine that this issue was published with other Four Color issues bearing an "August-October 1959" cover date.

On sale date is Library of Congress copyright record publication date.

Donald in Mathmagic Land (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Donald Duck
Reprints
Keywords
compasses; geometry; mathematics; rulers

Mathematics and You (Table of Contents: 1)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Donald Duck; Daisy Duck
Reprints

Donald in Mathmagic Land (Table of Contents: 2)

Donald Duck / comic story / 30 pages (report information)

Script
Don R. Christensen (adaptation)
Pencils
Tony Strobl
Inks
Steve Steere
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Donald Duck; Uncle Scrooge; Huey; Dewey; Louie
Synopsis
The "Spirit of Mathematics" takes Donald on a journey through the history of arithmetic, algebra and geometry, and even though it's only a dream, Donald will use this fresh knowledge in the real world.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the Disney cartoon of the same name.

The Secret of the Wizard's Trick (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie
Synopsis
Guess-the-number.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Fascinating fun with numbers.

Huey, Dewey, and Louie's Mind-Reading Stunt (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Huey; Dewey; Louie; Uncle Scrooge
Synopsis
Mind-reading trick.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Fascinating fun with numbers.

Donald Duck's Double Talk (Table of Contents: 5)

Donald Duck / comic story / 0.9 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tony Strobl
Inks
Steve Steere
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie
Synopsis
Donald proves to his nephews that 28=13x7.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Fascinating fun with numbers.

Mathmagic ... Pyramid Puzzle (Table of Contents: 6)

Donald Duck / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Pyramid game board.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Donald in Mathmagic Land
    Donald Duck
  2. 1. Mathematics and You
  3. 2. Donald in Mathmagic Land
    Donald Duck
  4. 3. The Secret of the Wizard's Trick
    Donald Duck
  5. 4. Huey, Dewey, and Louie's Mind-Reading Stunt
    Huey, Dewey and Louie
  6. 5. Donald Duck's Double Talk
    Donald Duck
  7. 6. Mathmagic ... Pyramid Puzzle
    Donald Duck
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