(September 1990)

Disney, 1990 Series
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Price
1.50 USD; 1.95 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Walt Disney Publications, Inc.
Brand
D
ISBN
1-56115-035-5 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
715192388897 09
Editing
Len Wein (Editor-in-Chief); Bob Foster (editor)

The Bees Have It! (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
William Van Horn (credited)
Inks
William Van Horn (credited)
Colors
Gail Bailey (credited)
Letters
William Van Horn (title lettering - uncredited)

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Donald Duck; boss bee-control officer; Gridley (subordinate bee-control officer); lots of bees
Synopsis
Dressed in a bee costume, Donald ducks a cannonball fired by two county bee-control officers.
Reprints
Keywords
bee costume; bees; cannon; cannon ball; honey

The Bees Have It! (Table of Contents: 1)

Donald Duck / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
William Van Horn (credited)
Pencils
William Van Horn (credited)
Inks
William Van Horn (credited)
Colors
Jo Meugniot (credited)
Letters
William Van Horn (credited)

Job Number
KD 0790
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Pass the Fudgie Wudgies, Unca Donald!
Feature Logo
Donald Duck [William Van Horn Logo]
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie; grocer; various panicked citizens of Duckburg; chief beeologist; boss bee-control officer; Gridley (subordinate bee-control officer); lots of bees
Synopsis
Donald is dead set on having a "proper prideful gentleman's breakfast", consisting of "a spot of tea, a touch of toast, and a dollop of honey". When there is no honey to be found on store shelves, Donald endures great pain and suffering in order to secure some wild honey directly from a hive of many aggressive bees.
Reprints
Keywords
bee costume; bees; best-laid-plans; breakfast; cannon; comic obsession; forest setting; hard lesson learned; honey; series of mishaps

Indexer Notes

An unconventional use of both three-tiered panel pages and four-tiered panel pages by Van Horn.

Bee-Keeper (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Håkon Aasnes (credited); Bob Foster (credited) (US script); Jim Kenner (credited)
Pencils
Vicar (credited)
Inks
Vicar (credited)
Colors
Sue Klinger (credited)
Letters
Bill Spicer (credited)

Job Number
D 5030
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gee Unca Donald, where'd you get the nifty beehive?
Feature Logo
Donald Duck [William Van Horn Logo]
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie; lots of bees
Synopsis
Donald provokes a hive of tame bees, just by "being Donald".
Reprints
  • from Egmont (DK)
Keywords
bee hive; bees; temper tantrum

The Traveling Trio (Table of Contents: 3)

Donald Duck / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jørgen Jensen; Bob Foster (credited) (US script)
Pencils
Erik Nielsen
Inks
Erik Nielsen
Colors
Sue Klinger (credited)
Letters
Bill Spicer (credited)

Job Number
D 2312
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Scram, urchins! Go play outside!
Feature Logo
Donald Duck [William Van Horn Logo]
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie; Daisy Duck
Synopsis
Donald bans Huey, Dewey, and Louie from his spotless house for the duration of clean-freak Daisy's visit. In exile, the boys inadvertently do more damage than if they were allowed to stay.
Reprints
  • from Egmont (DK)
Keywords
best of intentions; cleaning; kids-at-play; unwelcome surprise

Indexer Notes

Original writer and artist not credited in the issue.

Bucket Brigade (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Bob Foster (credited) (US script); ?
Pencils
Enrique Cerdán
Inks
Enrique Cerdán
Colors
Sue Klinger (credited)
Letters
Bill Spicer (credited)

Job Number
D 3144
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Grab a bucket, kids, and pick up all the apples out in the yard!
Feature Logo
Donald Duck [William Van Horn Logo]
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie
Synopsis
Huey, Dewey, and Louie use metal apple-picking buckets as helmets to guard against frequently falling apples.
Reprints
  • from Egmont (DK)
Keywords
alternative uses; apple tree; apples; buckets

Indexer Notes

Original writer and artist not credited in the issue.

Bzazz [Bee Bumbles] (Table of Contents: 5)

Donald Duck / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Barks (credited)
Pencils
Carl Barks (credited)
Inks
Carl Barks (credited)
Colors
Sue Klinger (credited)
Letters
Carl Barks
Editing
Chase Craig (original editor)

Job Number
WDC 158-01; KD 3990
First Line of Dialogue or Text
The opening scenes of this drama take place in the early summer!
Feature Logo
Walt Disney Presents Donald Duck [Carl Barks Dell Logo 1]
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie; various panicked citizens of Duckburg; florist; tattooed sailor; beat cop; Supreme Instructor of the Junior Woodchucks; many hose-wielding firemen; unnamed angry neighbor (Neighbor Jones?); lots of bees
Synopsis
Donald endures great pain and suffering when Huey, Dewey, and Louie become bee keepers for the Junior Woodchucks.
Reprints
Keywords
bee hive; bee keepers; bees; best of intentions; honey; Junior Woodchucks; wreaking havoc

Indexer Notes

Carl Barks is not credited as letterer.

Duckburg is seen as being populated by "dog-noses", "pig-noses"... and humans.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Destination: Duckburg / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bob Foster (credited)
Pencils
William Van Horn (logo illustration)
Inks
William Van Horn (logo illustration)
Letters
typeset

Characters
Donald Duck; mailman (in logo illustration)
Keywords
letters of comment
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Bees Have It!
    Donald Duck
  2. 1. The Bees Have It!
    Donald Duck
  3. 2. Bee-Keeper
    Donald Duck
  4. 3. The Traveling Trio
    Donald Duck
  5. 4. Bucket Brigade
    Donald Duck
  6. 5. Bzazz [Bee Bumbles]
    Donald Duck
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Destination: Duckburg
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