A Whitman Comic Book #8 - Walt Disney's Donald Duck
(1962)

Western, 1962 Series
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Price
?
Pages
144
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Whitman Publishing Company
Brand
Whitman oval
Editing
?
Color
Color cover; Black and White interior
Dimensions
6" x 8.25" (15.2 cm x 21 cm)
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Hardcover
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Also numbered as 2400-H on back cover. No price listed. Spot color (blue) used only on splash panels of longer stories (for logos and shadows).


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?

[Endpapers] (Table of Contents: 1)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
?

Characters
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie (all silhouettes)

Indexer Notes

Inside front covers. Endpapers with two panels of silhouettes, one of Donald and one of the nephews, from the last two panels of the Donald Duck story from WDC&S #210. Background is hand-drawn grid of white lines on blue background.

Blank page (Table of Contents: 2)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

[The Persistent Postman] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Carl Barks
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Letters
Garé Barks

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie; Miss Applecheeks Teengiggle; Mr. Birdmind; Mr. Rockdust; Mrs. Delore
Synopsis
Donald is a rural mail carrier.
Reprints

[Lazy Pop] (Table of Contents: 4)

Scamp / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Hubbard
Inks
Al Hubbard
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Scamp; The Tramp; Si; Am
Synopsis
Scamp thinks his father is getting lazy.
Reprints

[Message in Frosting] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Bob Karp
Pencils
Al Taliaferro
Inks
Al Taliaferro
Letters
?
Editing
Frank Reilly (syndicate editor)

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck
Synopsis
The nephews leave a message on the table in cake frosting.
Reprints

[Finding a Mudhole] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Bob Karp
Pencils
Al Taliaferro
Inks
Al Taliaferro
Letters
?
Editing
Frank Reilly (syndicate editor)

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Daisy Duck
Synopsis
Daisy's car is stuck in a mudhole on Clover Road.
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[King of the Forest] (Table of Contents: 7)

Chip 'n' Dale / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Bradbury
Inks
Jack Bradbury
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Chip; Dale; Lumpjaw
Synopsis
Lumpjaw declares himself King of the Forest.
Reprints

The Mystery of Lonely Valley (Table of Contents: 8)

Mickey Mouse / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Fallberg
Pencils
Paul Murry
Inks
Paul Murry
Letters
Paul Murry

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Mickey Mouse; Goofy; Grandma Duck
Synopsis
Mickey and Goofy are visiting Grandma Duck's dude ranch to investigate the strange behavior of the animals in the area.
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Indexer Notes

Story begins with part 2 of 3 and concludes with part 3. The logo and recap have been removed from the splash panel of part 3 to make it one long story.

[Daisy Smashes Parking Meter] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
Bob Karp
Pencils
Al Taliaferro
Inks
Al Taliaferro
Letters
?
Editing
Frank Reilly (syndicate editor)

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Daisy Duck; Huey
Synopsis
Daisy smashes a parking meter while attempting to park her car.
Reprints

[Try Out for School Orchestra] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
Bob Karp
Pencils
Al Taliaferro
Inks
Al Taliaferro
Letters
?
Editing
Frank Reilly (syndicate editor)

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey
Synopsis
Huey tries out for the school orchestra. Donald imagines he will play the violin or piano, but he ends up with cymbals.
Reprints

[The Half-Baked Baker] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
Carl Barks
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Letters
Garé Barks

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie; Junior Woodchucks
Synopsis
Donald opens a bakery.
Reprints

[The Runaways] (Table of Contents: 12)

Chip 'n' Dale / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Bradbury
Inks
Jack Bradbury
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Chip; Dale; Lumpjaw; Mama Skunk
Synopsis
Mama Skunk's children run away from home and Chip 'n Dale have to rescue them from Lumpjaw.
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[Car Spare Tire Missing] (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
Bob Karp
Pencils
Al Taliaferro
Inks
Manuel Gonzales
Editing
Frank Reilly (syndicate editor)

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey
Synopsis
Donald's spare tire is missing because Huey is using it as a swing.
Reprints

[The Pond Has Melted] (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script
Bob Karp
Pencils
Al Taliaferro
Inks
Al Taliaferro
Letters
?
Editing
Frank Reilly (syndicate editor)

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck
Synopsis
The boys track up the hallway after playing in the pond.
Reprints

[Wishing Stone Island] (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script
Carl Barks
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Letters
Garé Barks

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie
Synopsis
The nephews play an April Fool joke on Donald, but it backfires when Donald sells the house to finance a trip to a South Pacific island.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story idea from Carl Barks' daughter.

[Follow-the-Leader] (Table of Contents: 16)

Scamp / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Hubbard
Inks
Al Hubbard
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Lady; Scamp; Scamp's siblings [Ruffy; Fluffy; Scooter]
Synopsis
Scamp leads his sisters in a game of follow-the-leader.
Reprints

[Barrel Jump Skating] (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Script
Bob Karp
Pencils
Al Taliaferro
Inks
Al Taliaferro
Letters
?
Editing
Frank Reilly (syndicate editor)

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey
Synopsis
Donald cheats while barrel-jumping on ice and gets his just reward.
Reprints

[Making the Bed] (Table of Contents: 18)

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

Script
Bob Karp
Pencils
Al Taliaferro
Inks
Al Taliaferro
Letters
?
Editing
Frank Reilly (syndicate editor)

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie
Synopsis
The nephews are so sleepy after a late night that they make their bed with Louie still in it.
Reprints

The Castaways of Whale Bay (Table of Contents: 19)

Mickey Mouse / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Fallberg
Pencils
Paul Murry
Inks
Paul Murry
Letters
Paul Murry

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Mickey Mouse; Goofy; Captain Windjammer
Synopsis
Mickey and Goofy go to Scuttlebutt Harbor to pick up a parrot left to him by his great-uncle Windjammer and become involved in a mystery involving a fortune in ambergris.
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Indexer Notes

All three parts are edited together to make one story. The recap and logo have been removed from the splash panels of parts two and three.

[The Haunted Tree] (Table of Contents: 20)

Chip 'n' Dale / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Bradbury
Inks
Jack Bradbury
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Chip; Dale
Synopsis
A squirrel keeps stealing Chip 'n Dale's nuts. They try to convince him their tree is haunted.
Reprints

[Rocket Race Around the World] (Table of Contents: 21)

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

Script
Carl Barks
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Letters
Garé Barks

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie; Gladstone Gander; Gyro Gearloose; Helper; Professor Sliderule; Professor Missilebug
Synopsis
Donald and the nephews are pilots in a rocket race to circle the globe in 80 minutes.
Reprints

[Beach Busters] (Table of Contents: 22)

Chip 'n' Dale / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Bradbury
Inks
Jack Bradbury
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Chip; Dale
Synopsis
Chip 'n' Dale go to the beach, but find they're better off back in the forest.
Reprints

Dodging Miss Daisy (Table of Contents: 23)

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

Script
Carl Barks
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Letters
Garé Barks

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie; Daisy Duck; General Snozzie (Junior Woodchucks' official hound)
Synopsis
Donald tries to avoid Daisy so he won't have to help with her spring house cleaning.
Reprints

[The Operatic Tenor] (Table of Contents: 24)

Chip 'n' Dale / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Pete Alvarado
Inks
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Chip; Dale
Synopsis
Chip 'n' Dale's new neighbor is a loud opera singer.
Reprints

[Relieving Quiet Frustration] (Table of Contents: 25)

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

Script
Bob Karp
Pencils
Al Taliaferro
Inks
Al Taliaferro
Letters
?
Editing
Frank Reilly (syndicate editor)

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey
Synopsis
After having to be quiet all day, Huey goes to the basement to make noise by beating on a tub.
Reprints

[Functioning Lipstick] (Table of Contents: 26)

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

Script
Bob Karp
Pencils
Al Taliaferro
Inks
Al Taliaferro
Letters
?
Editing
Frank Reilly (syndicate editor)

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Huey; Daisy Duck
Synopsis
Huey returns Daisy's lipstick to her (or what's left of it.)
Reprints

[A Quarter for No Busting] (Table of Contents: 27)

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

Script
Bob Karp
Pencils
Al Taliaferro
Inks
Al Taliaferro
Letters
?
Editing
Frank Reilly (syndicate editor)

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie
Synopsis
Donald gives each of the nephews a quarter for going a week without breaking anything.
Reprints

[Molasses Candy] (Table of Contents: 28)

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

Script
Bob Karp
Pencils
Al Taliaferro
Inks
Al Taliaferro
Letters
?
Editing
Frank Reilly (syndicate editor)

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey
Synopsis
Huey brings Donald some molasses candy.
Reprints

[Fishing in the Gutter] (Table of Contents: 29)

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

Script
Bob Karp
Pencils
Al Taliaferro
Inks
Al Taliaferro
Letters
?
Editing
Frank Reilly (syndicate editor)

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie
Synopsis
The nephews plan to trick Donald by catching a goldfish in a gutter grate.
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[Not a Homemade Cake] (Table of Contents: 30)

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

Script
Bob Karp
Pencils
Al Taliaferro
Inks
Al Taliaferro
Letters
?
Editing
Frank Reilly (syndicate editor)

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie; Daisy Duck
Synopsis
Daisy buys a cake at a bakery, but stumbles and falls on it. Donald makes a joke about the flattened cake being homemade.
Reprints

Blank Page (Table of Contents: 31)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

[Endpapers] (Table of Contents: 32)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks

Characters
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louis (all silhouettes)

Indexer Notes

Inside back covers. Endpapers with two panels of silhouettes, one of Donald and one of the nephews, from the last two panels of the Donald Duck story from WDC&S #210. Background is hand-drawn grid of white lines on blue background. Same as front endpapers.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 33) (Expand) /

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

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Donald Duck
  2. 1. [Endpapers]
  3. 2. Blank page
  4. 3. [The Persistent Postman]
    Donald Duck
  5. 4. [Lazy Pop]
    Scamp
  6. 5. [Message in Frosting]
    Donald Duck
  7. 6. [Finding a Mudhole]
    Donald Duck
  8. 7. [King of the Forest]
    Chip 'n' Dale
  9. 8. The Mystery of Lonely Valley
    Mickey Mouse
  10. 9. [Daisy Smashes Parking Meter]
    Donald Duck
  11. 10. [Try Out for School Orchestra]
    Donald Duck
  12. 11. [The Half-Baked Baker]
    Donald Duck
  13. 12. [The Runaways]
    Chip 'n' Dale
  14. 13. [Car Spare Tire Missing]
    Donald Duck
  15. 14. [The Pond Has Melted]
    Donald Duck
  16. 15. [Wishing Stone Island]
    Donald Duck
  17. 16. [Follow-the-Leader]
    Scamp
  18. 17. [Barrel Jump Skating]
    Donald Duck
  19. 18. [Making the Bed]
    Donald Duck
  20. 19. The Castaways of Whale Bay
    Mickey Mouse
  21. 20. [The Haunted Tree]
    Chip 'n' Dale
  22. 21. [Rocket Race Around the World]
    Donald Duck
  23. 22. [Beach Busters]
    Chip 'n' Dale
  24. 23. Dodging Miss Daisy
    Donald Duck
  25. 24. [The Operatic Tenor]
    Chip 'n' Dale
  26. 25. [Relieving Quiet Frustration]
    Donald Duck
  27. 26. [Functioning Lipstick]
    Donald Duck
  28. 27. [A Quarter for No Busting]
    Donald Duck
  29. 28. [Molasses Candy]
    Donald Duck
  30. 29. [Fishing in the Gutter]
    Donald Duck
  31. 30. [Not a Homemade Cake]
    Donald Duck
  32. 31. Blank Page
  33. 32. [Endpapers]
  34. 33. ["Collect and trade your Whitman Comic Books with your friends!"]
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