Dell Giant #47 - Walt Disney's Mickey and Donald in Vacationland
(August 1961)

Dell, 1959 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
84
On-sale Date
1961-06-27
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co. Inc.
Publisher's Brand
Dell Giant
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 MICKEY and DONALD IN VACATIONLAND, No. 47, 1961." Code number is M.+D.I.V. #47-618. On sale date is Library of Congress copyright record publication date.

[Waving from a Train] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Paul Murry
Inks
Norm McGary ? (painted)
Colors
Norm McGary ? (painted)

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Donald Duck; Daisy Duck; Huey Duck; Dewey Duck; Louie Duck; Uncle Scrooge McDuck; Mickey Mouse; Goofy; Morty; Ferdie; Chip; Dale
Synopsis
Disney gang waving from a train carriage.
Reprints
Keywords
caboose; railroad

Mickey's Vacation Hobby Crossword (Table of Contents: 1)

Mickey Mouse / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Mickey Mouse
Reprints

Mickey and Donald in Vacationland (Table of Contents: 2)

Donald Duck; Mickey Mouse / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tony Strobl
Inks
John Liggera
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop; ?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Mickey Mouse; Donald Duck; Huey Duck; Dewey Duck; Louie Duck; Grandma Duck; Daisy Duck; Gladstone Gander; Goofy; Minnie Mouse; Morty; Fedie; Pluto; Gyro Gearloose; Wicked Witch; Captain Hook; Big Bad Wolf; Black Pete; Beagle Boys; Magic Mirror
Synopsis
While Mickey and his friends holiday in Vacationland, they encounter the Beagle Boys, Black Pete, Big Bad Wolf, Captain Hook and the Wicked Witch.
Reprints

Donald Gets a "Bite" of Lunch (Table of Contents: 3)

Donald 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; humor
Characters
Donald Duck

Indexer Notes

Join the dots.

Good Deed Daddy (Table of Contents: 4)

Li'l Bad Wolf / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Li'l Bad Wolf; Big Bad Wolf; Three Little Pigs [Practical Pig; Fifer Pig; Fiddler Pig]; Badfellows' Club
Synopsis
Amnesia temporally makes the Big Bad Wolf good.
Reprints

"I Spy" Scavenger Hunt (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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey Duck; Dewey Duck; Louie Duck; Daisy Duck; Mickey Mouse; Minnie Mouse
Reprints

Trouble Traveler (Table of Contents: 6)

Goofy; 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
Goofy; Gyro Gearloose
Reprints

Goofy Nets a Pet (Table of Contents: 7)

Goofy / 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
Goofy
Synopsis
Goofy catches a bird "pet" in his net.

Diamond Mine Dilemma (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
The Seven Dwarfs [Doc; Sneezy; Sleepy; Grumpy; Dopey; Bashful; Happy]; Mickey Mouse; Circus Bear
Synopsis
The Seven Dwarfs meet up with Mickey Mouse and a circus bear.
Reprints

Mickey's Vacation Luggage Labels (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
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Mickey Mouse; Minnie Mouse; Goofy; Donald Duck
Reprints

Brer Rabbit's Bad Habit (Table of Contents: 10)

Brer Rabbit; Chip 'n' Dale / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Brer Rabbit; Chip; Dale; Brer Bear; Brer Racoon
Synopsis
Brer Rabbit makes fun at friends with tar.
Reprints
Keywords
folk tales

Vacation Do's & Don't's (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
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Mickey Mouse; Goofy; Huey Duck; Dewey Duck; Louie Duck; Morty; Ferdie; Pluto; Daisy Duck; Minnie Mouse
Reprints

The Toy Testers (Table of Contents: 12)

April, May and June; Huey, Dewey and Louie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Huey Duck; Dewey Duck; Louie Duck; April; May; June; Gepetto; The Giant
Synopsis
Gepetto enlists help from Huey, Dewey, Louie, April, May and June to deliver toys that he made to a giant.
Reprints

Map-Happy in the Big City (Table of Contents: 13)

Mickey Mouse / 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; humor
Characters
Mickey Mouse; Minnie Mouse; Morty
Reprints

Indexer Notes

A maze puzzle.

Hard to Swallow (Table of Contents: 14)

Morty and Ferdie; Pluto / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Pluto; Morty; Ferdie
Synopsis
Pluto swallows Morty and Ferdie's mini radio.
Reprints

Make Minnie's Vacation Photo Bank (Table of Contents: 15)

Minnie Mouse / 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; Mickey Mouse; Minnie Mouse; Morty; Ferdie; Pluto; Uncle Scrooge McDuck
Reprints

South of the Border (Table of Contents: 16)

Daisy Duck; Donald Duck; Minnie Mouse / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Daisy Duck; Minnie Mouse; Donald Duck
Synopsis
Reporter trio make bullfighter lose his courage.
Reprints

Minnie Goes Souvenir Shopping (Table of Contents: 17)

Minnie Mouse / 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
Minnie Mouse

The Case of the Missing Money (Table of Contents: 18)

Grandma Duck; Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Uncle Scrooge McDuck; Grandma Duck; Beagle Boys; Alfred Arfton
Reprints

Huey's Vacation Chuckler (Table of Contents: 19)

Donald 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; humor
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey Duck; Dewey Duck; Louie Duck
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Word game.

On the Go! (Table of Contents: 20)

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
Mickey Mouse; Minnie Mouse; Goofy; Gyro Gearloose; Gladstone Gander; Daisy Duck; Uncle Scrooge McDuck; Huey Duck; Dewey Duck; Louie Duck; Beagle Boys
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Game.