(May 1944)

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Volume
4
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
K. K. Publications, Inc.
Editing
Alice Nielson Cobb ?

Issue Notes

Indicia number is Vol. 4, No. 8.


[Second Hand Shoes - No Ration Points] (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?
Letters
?; typeset

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey, it's time you kids scrammed upstairs and took your baths!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals

The Mad Chemist (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Carl Barks
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
Carl Barks

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; science fiction
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie
Synopsis
Donald becomes a scientific genius after suffering a crack on the head, and invents "duckmite," an incredibly powerful explosive that he uses to propel a rocket to the moon.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on December 30, 1943. Donald's "scientific" doubletalk includes an unwitting reference to a then-elusive chemical intermediate, carbene. Tongue-in-cheek references to this story were made in at least two scientific publications in the 1960s. The first panel of the second page was reproduced in "Chemical and Engineering News" for June 16, 1969, to accompany an article on carbene chemistry. Notes and synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (M. Lilien, 1982).

[The Ambassador] (Table of Contents: 3)

Bucky Bug / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Vivie Risto
Inks
Vivie Risto
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals

[Trapped Trappers] (Table of Contents: 4)

Little Minnehaha / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Roger Armstrong
Pencils
Roger Armstrong
Inks
Roger Armstrong
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; children

Tied to the Steak (Table of Contents: 5)

Donald Duck / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals

Out of the Hat Into the Fire! (Table of Contents: 6)

Donald Duck / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals

The Victory Garden (Table of Contents: 7)

Mickey Mouse / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Mickey Mouse / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now, listen, boys!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Mickey Mouse / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
How's about a movie tonight, Minnie?
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Mickey Mouse / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hy'Goofy... what's the matter — somep'n wrong?
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals

Charge!!! (Table of Contents: 11)

Donald Duck / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals

Pennies from Heaven (Table of Contents: 12)

Donald Duck / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals

Cricket on the Hearth! (Table of Contents: 13)

Donald Duck / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals

Donald Carries a Spare! (Table of Contents: 14)

Donald Duck / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals

A Patriotic Yank! (Table of Contents: 15)

Donald Duck / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals

That's Cooking With Gas-! (Table of Contents: 16)

Donald Duck / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals

Donald Duck's Contest (Table of Contents: 17)

Donald Duck / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Synopsis
A one-page contest ad with illustrations. Donald is planting his Victory Garden, and has a dream where he can't remember the names of his vegetables. The contest has illustrations of, for example, an egg and a plant (eggplant, get it?). Contestants guess the 6 vegetables. Winning boy and girl each get a $25 War Bond. Runners-up get war stamps.

Indexer Notes

Synopsis from Terry via the Error List (December 2006).

Mickey Mouse in the Land of Long Ago (Table of Contents: 18)

Mickey Mouse / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Merrill De Maris
Pencils
Floyd Gottfredson
Inks
Bill Wright
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Mickey Mouse; Minnie Mouse; Goofy; Professor Dustibones (introduction)
Reprints
  • from Mickey Mouse daily (King Features Syndicate) 1940.12.23 - 1941.04.12

Indexer Notes

part 5

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

War Insignia / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Eightieth Fighter Squadron
Genre
military

Enroll Now in the Disney School of Fun and Frolic! (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

Pinocchio / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Second Hand Shoes - No Ration Points]
    Donald Duck
  2. 1. ["Hey, it's time you kids scrammed upstairs and took your baths!"]
    Donald Duck
  3. 2. The Mad Chemist
    Donald Duck
  4. 3. [The Ambassador]
    Bucky Bug
  5. 4. [Trapped Trappers]
    Little Minnehaha
  6. 5. Tied to the Steak
    Donald Duck
  7. 6. Out of the Hat Into the Fire!
    Donald Duck
  8. 7. The Victory Garden
    Mickey Mouse
  9. 8. ["Now, listen, boys!"]
    Mickey Mouse
  10. 9. ["How's about a movie tonight, Minnie?"]
    Mickey Mouse
  11. 10. ["Hy'Goofy... what's the matter — somep'n wrong?"]
    Mickey Mouse
  12. 11. Charge!!!
    Donald Duck
  13. 12. Pennies from Heaven
    Donald Duck
  14. 13. Cricket on the Hearth!
    Donald Duck
  15. 14. Donald Carries a Spare!
    Donald Duck
  16. 15. A Patriotic Yank!
    Donald Duck
  17. 16. That's Cooking With Gas-!
    Donald Duck
  18. 17. Donald Duck's Contest
    Donald Duck
  19. 18. Mickey Mouse in the Land of Long Ago
    Mickey Mouse
  20. 19. ["Eightieth Fighter Squadron"]
    War Insignia
  21. 20. Enroll Now in the Disney School of Fun and Frolic!
    Pinocchio
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