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.
Brand
Dell Giant
Editing
Alice Nielson Cobb (managing editor); Chase Craig and/or 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)

Mickey and Donald in Vacationland / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Daisy Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie; Uncle Scrooge; 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
Christine Lyttle Smith ? (layout); Tony Strobl (pencils)
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Mickey Mouse
Reprints

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

Mickey and Donald / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Mickey Mouse; Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie; 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
Christine Lyttle Smith ? (layout); Tony Strobl (pencils)
Inks
?
Colors
?; Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
typeset

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
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
Christine Lyttle Smith ? (layout); Tony Strobl (pencils)
Inks
?
Colors
?; Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
typeset

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

Trouble Traveler (Table of Contents: 6)

Goofy and 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
Christine Lyttle Smith ? (layout); Tony Strobl (pencils)
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)

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

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
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
Christine Lyttle Smith ? (layout); Tony Strobl (pencils)
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 with 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
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
Christine Lyttle Smith ? (layout); Tony Strobl (pencils)
Inks
?
Colors
?; Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?

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

The Toy Testers (Table of Contents: 12)

Donald's Nephews and Daisy's Nieces / 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; Dewey; Louie; 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
Christine Lyttle Smith ? (layout); Tony Strobl (pencils)
Inks
?
Colors
?; Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
typeset

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Mickey Mouse; Minnie Mouse; Morty
Reprints

Indexer Notes

A maze puzzle.

Hard to Swallow (Table of Contents: 14)

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

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
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
Christine Lyttle Smith ? (layout); Tony Strobl (pencils)
Inks
?
Colors
?; Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
typeset

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Grandma Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie; Mickey Mouse; Minnie Mouse; Morty; Ferdie; Pluto; Uncle Scrooge
Reprints

South of the Border (Table of Contents: 16)

Daisy and Minnie with Donald / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
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
Christine Lyttle Smith ? (layout); Tony Strobl (pencils)
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)

Uncle Scrooge and Grandma Duck / 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
Characters
Uncle Scrooge; 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
Christine Lyttle Smith ? (layout); Tony Strobl (pencils)
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

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

Indexer Notes

Word game.

On the Go! (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
typeset

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Mickey Mouse; Minnie Mouse; Goofy; Gyro Gearloose; Gladstone Gander; Daisy Duck; Uncle Scrooge; Huey; Dewey; Louie; Beagle Boys
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Game.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Waving from a Train]
    Mickey and Donald in Vacationland
  2. 1. Mickey's Vacation Hobby Crossword
    Mickey Mouse
  3. 2. Mickey and Donald in Vacationland
    Mickey and Donald
  4. 3. Donald Gets a "Bite" of Lunch
    Donald Duck
  5. 4. Good Deed Daddy
    Li'l Bad Wolf
  6. 5. "I Spy" Scavenger Hunt
  7. 6. Trouble Traveler
    Goofy and Gyro Gearloose
  8. 7. Goofy Nets a Pet
    Goofy
  9. 8. Diamond Mine Dilemma
    Seven Dwarfs and Mickey Mouse
  10. 9. Mickey's Vacation Luggage Labels
  11. 10. Brer Rabbit's Bad Habit
    Brer Rabbit with Chip 'n' Dale
  12. 11. Vacation Do's & Don't's
  13. 12. The Toy Testers
    Donald's Nephews and Daisy's Nieces
  14. 13. Map-Happy in the Big City
    Mickey Mouse
  15. 14. Hard to Swallow
    Pluto, Morty and Ferdie
  16. 15. Make Minnie's Vacation Photo Bank
    Minnie Mouse
  17. 16. South of the Border
    Daisy and Minnie with Donald
  18. 17. Minnie Goes Souvenir Shopping
    Minnie Mouse
  19. 18. The Case of the Missing Money
    Uncle Scrooge and Grandma Duck
  20. 19. Huey's Vacation Chuckler
    Donald Duck
  21. 20. On the Go!
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