Dell Giant #39 - Walt Disney's Merry Christmas
(December 1960)

Dell, 1959 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
84
On-sale Date
1960-11-01
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Dell Giant
Editing
Alice Nielsen Cobb (managing editor); Chase Craig ? (story editor); Del Connell ? (story editor); Tom McKimson (art director)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from 1961 Books and Pamphlets, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.
Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[Three small socks and one big sock] (Table of Contents)

Walt Disney's Merry Christmas / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Carl Barks (rough); Norm McGary (painting)
Inks
Norm McGary (painting)
Colors
Norm McGary (painting)

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

Indexer Notes

Cover based on a pencil sketch by Carl Barks, sketch accepted by his editor on April 25, 1960.

You-black-the-squares Crossword (Table of Contents: 1)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Donald's Trick-type Trip (Table of Contents: 2)

Donald Duck / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Fallberg
Pencils
Pete Alvarado
Inks
Steve Steere ?
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey Duck; Dewey Duck; Louie Duck; Uncle Scrooge McDuck; Gyro Gearloose; Santa Claus
Reprints

Santa's Surprise (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Characters
Jiminy Cricket

On with the Show (Table of Contents: 4)

Mickey Mouse / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Bradbury
Inks
Jack Bradbury
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?

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

Goofy's Holiday Trip to Grandma's (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Characters
Goofy
Reprints

The Double Rescue (Table of Contents: 6)

Scamp / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Scamp; Scamp's siblings [Ruffy; Fluffy; Scooter]; Pedro; Trusty
Reprints

Holiday Fun Page (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Characters
Mickey Mouse; Donald Duck; Daisy Duck; Goofy

Plans Aplenty (Table of Contents: 8)

Gyro Gearloose / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Bradbury
Inks
Jack Bradbury
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Gyro Gearloose; Helper; Big Bad Wolf; Three Little Pigs [Practical Pig; Fifer Pig; Fiddler Pig]
Reprints

Flip Fun Movie Magic (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Characters
Goofy
Reprints

The Bewitched Dolls (Table of Contents: 10)

Daisy's Nieces, April, May and June / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Phil De Lara
Inks
Phil De Lara
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
April; May; June; Dumbo; Pinocchio; Gepetto; Wicked Witch
Reprints

Daisy's Christmas Favorite (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Characters
Daisy Duck

Tree Trickery (Table of Contents: 12)

Brer Rabbit / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Brer Rabbit; Brer Raccoon; Brer Fox; Brer Bear
Reprints
Keywords
folk tales

Pluto's "Jest for Fun" Joke Jumbler (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Characters
Mickey Mouse; Morty; Ferdie; Pluto
Reprints

Despondent Correspondents (Table of Contents: 14)

Minnie and Clarabelle / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Bradbury
Inks
Jack Bradbury
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Minnie Mouse; Clarabelle Cow; the Queen; Melvin the Royal Sorcerer
Reprints

Morty and Ferdie's Tree Decorating Game (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Characters
Morty; Ferdie

Too Few Clues (Table of Contents: 16)

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

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Chip; Dale; Seven Dwarfs [Doc]; The Wicked Witch
Reprints

Chip's Christmas Present Fooleroo (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Characters
Chip; Dale

Donald's Reindeer Roundup (Table of Contents: 18)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Donald Duck
Reprints

From All of Us to All of You! (Table of Contents: 19)

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

Characters
Donald Duck; Huey Duck; Dewey Duck; Louie Duck; Uncle Scrooge McDuck; Mickey Mouse; Chip; Dale
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Three small socks and one big sock]
    Walt Disney's Merry Christmas
  2. 1. You-black-the-squares Crossword
  3. 2. Donald's Trick-type Trip
    Donald Duck
  4. 3. Santa's Surprise
  5. 4. On with the Show
    Mickey Mouse
  6. 5. Goofy's Holiday Trip to Grandma's
  7. 6. The Double Rescue
    Scamp
  8. 7. Holiday Fun Page
  9. 8. Plans Aplenty
    Gyro Gearloose
  10. 9. Flip Fun Movie Magic
  11. 10. The Bewitched Dolls
    Daisy's Nieces, April, May and June
  12. 11. Daisy's Christmas Favorite
  13. 12. Tree Trickery
    Brer Rabbit
  14. 13. Pluto's "Jest for Fun" Joke Jumbler
  15. 14. Despondent Correspondents
    Minnie and Clarabelle
  16. 15. Morty and Ferdie's Tree Decorating Game
  17. 16. Too Few Clues
    Chip 'n' Dale
  18. 17. Chip's Christmas Present Fooleroo
  19. 18. Donald's Reindeer Roundup
  20. 19. From All of Us to All of You!
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