Four Color #1161 - Walt Disney's Grandma Duck's Farm Friends
(February-April 1961)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price
[0.10 USD]
Pages
36
On-sale Date
1960-11-29
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Dell
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). No price on cover.
On sale date is Library of Congress copyright record publication date.

[Panic at the farm] (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
Synopsis
Grandma on a tractor.
Reprints
Keywords
cattle; chickens; pigs; tractors

Grandma's Story (Table of Contents: 1)

Grandma Duck / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Grandma Duck
Reprints

The Whole Herd of Help (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; Uncle Scrooge; Huey; Dewey; Louie; Big Bad Wolf
Synopsis
Scrooge gives Grandma an elephant that he has received as a gift, and the elephant proves useful on the farm.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on August 8, 1960. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (1982).

Question and Answer Quiz (Table of Contents: 3)

Huey, Dewey and Louie / 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
Huey; Dewey; Louie
Reprints

The Day the Farm Stood Still (Table of Contents: 4)

Grandma Duck's Farm Friends / comic story / 6 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; Gus Goose; Gyro Gearloose
Synopsis
Grandma wakes to find the farm silent, waiting for the return of a precocious chick who has upset all of the surrounding farmers with his efforts to help them.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Title is a take-out on the movie title "The Day The Earth Stood Still." Art submitted on August 8, 1960. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (1982).

Flutter by Patiomobile (Table of Contents: 5)

Grandma 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
Grandma Duck

The Training Farm Fuss (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; Gladstone Gander; Huey; Dewey; Louie; Gus Goose
Synopsis
Gladstone practices being a matador, using one of Grandma's bulls, then heads for Mexico.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on August 8, 1960. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (1982).

Go Together Game (Table of Contents: 7)

Huey, Dewey and Louie / 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
Huey; Dewey; Louie
Reprints

The Reversed Rescue (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; Huey; Dewey; Louie; Donald Duck; Beagle Boys
Synopsis
Donald flies in a helicopter to Grandma's snowbound farm, but is shot down by the Beagle Boys and Grandma and the nephews have to rescue him.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on August 8, 1960. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (1982).

The Willing Model (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Tony Strobl
Inks
?
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Grandma Duck
Reprints

Grandma's Garden Mystery (Table of Contents: 10)

Grandma 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
Grandma Duck

Grandma Duck at the County Fair (Table of Contents: 11)

Grandma 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
Grandma Duck; Gyro Gearloose; Huey; Dewey; Louie; Gus Goose; Clarabelle Cow; Big Bad Wolf
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Panic at the farm]
    Grandma Duck's Farm Friends
  2. 1. Grandma's Story
    Grandma Duck
  3. 2. The Whole Herd of Help
    Grandma Duck's Farm Friends
  4. 3. Question and Answer Quiz
    Huey, Dewey and Louie
  5. 4. The Day the Farm Stood Still
    Grandma Duck's Farm Friends
  6. 5. Flutter by Patiomobile
    Grandma Duck
  7. 6. The Training Farm Fuss
    Grandma Duck's Farm Friends
  8. 7. Go Together Game
    Huey, Dewey and Louie
  9. 8. The Reversed Rescue
    Grandma Duck's Farm Friends
  10. 9. The Willing Model
    Grandma Duck
  11. 10. Grandma's Garden Mystery
    Grandma Duck
  12. 11. Grandma Duck at the County Fair
    Grandma Duck
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