Four Color #27 - Walt Disney's Mickey Mouse
(1943)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
On-sale Date
1943-07-16
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Printer
Printed in U.S.A.
Editing
Eleanor Packer (managing editor); Alice Nielsen Cobb (story editor); Carl Buettner (art director)

Issue Notes

Indicia title is "WALT DISNEY'S MICKEY MOUSE, No. 27." No code number. Copyright 1943 by Walt Disney Productions. Credits for this issue based upon Alberto Becattini's "Disney Index - Dell Comic Books" Vols. 1 and 2 (Italy, 1992 and 1994).
On-sale date is publication date in Catalog of Copyright Entries, 1943 Pamphlets, page 405.

Mickey Mouse and The Seven Colored Terror (Table of Contents)

Mickey Mouse / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ken Hultgren ?
Inks
Ken Hultgren ?
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; detective-mystery; humor
Characters
Mickey Mouse
Reprints
Keywords
shotguns

[Salutes a Bird] (Table of Contents: 1)

Mickey Mouse / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ken Hultgren
Inks
Ken Hultgren
Colors
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Mickey Mouse
Synopsis
While out for a walk, Mickey tips his hat to a bird in a tree.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; color.

The Seven-Colored Terror! (Table of Contents: 2)

Mickey Mouse / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script
Ken Hultgren
Pencils
Ken Hultgren
Inks
Ken Hultgren
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
Ken Hultgren

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Mickey Mouse; Minnie Mouse; Pluto; Mr. Squiggles
Synopsis
Mickey, Minnie, and Pluto go to Lake Tranquil to take summer jobs, only to find that the tourist trade is being scared off by a ferocious seven-colored mountain lion.
Reprints

The Great Swami Mooh-lah (Table of Contents: 3)

Mickey Mouse / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ken Hultgren
Inks
Ken Hultgren
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
Ken Hultgren

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Mickey Mouse; Minnie Mouse; Clarabelle Cow; Goofy
Synopsis
Minnie inherits some money and decides to open a gift shop. When the big department store next door undercuts her prices and takes her business, Mickey comes up with the idea of posing as a swami who will weave a person's personality into a scarf.
Reprints

Villain of the Victory Garden (Table of Contents: 4)

Mickey Mouse / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ken Hultgren
Inks
Ken Hultgren
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
Ken Hultgren

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Mickey Mouse; Minnie Mouse; Goofy; Clarabelle Cow; Horace Horsecollar; Chief O'Hara
Synopsis
Someone is vandalizing Mickey and his friends' Victory Gardens.

[Picking Flowers] (Table of Contents: 5)

Minnie Mouse / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ken Hultgren
Inks
Ken Hultgren
Colors
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Minnie Mouse
Synopsis
Minnie uses scissors to cut flowers.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; color.

[Bike Ride] (Table of Contents: 6)

Mickey Mouse / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ken Hultgren
Inks
Ken Hultgren
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Mickey Mouse; Minnie Mouse; Pluto
Synopsis
Mickey and Minnie ride a bicycle and pull Pluto in a trailer behind them.

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Scene is the same as the start of "The Seven-Colored Terror" story.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Mickey Mouse and The Seven Colored Terror
    Mickey Mouse
  2. 1. [Salutes a Bird]
    Mickey Mouse
  3. 2. The Seven-Colored Terror!
    Mickey Mouse
  4. 3. The Great Swami Mooh-lah
    Mickey Mouse
  5. 4. Villain of the Victory Garden
    Mickey Mouse
  6. 5. [Picking Flowers]
    Minnie Mouse
  7. 6. [Bike Ride]
    Mickey Mouse
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