Four Color #71 - Walt Disney's Three Caballeros
(May 1945)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
On-sale Date
1945
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
A Dell Magazine
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 THREE CABALLEROS, No. 71." No code number. Copyright 1944, 1945 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).

Walt Disney's Three Caballeros (Table of Contents)

The Three Caballeros / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; José Carioca; Panchito
Keywords
flying carpets

Indexer Notes

Another version used as cover for Walt Disney Comics Digest (Gold Key, 1968 series) #51.

[Flower Pony] (Table of Contents: 1)

Donald Duck / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop

Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck
Synopsis
Surreal drawing of Donald with two children on a pony covered in a flower design with various animals as a border.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black, red, and white.

The Three Caballeros (Table of Contents: 2)

The Three Caballeros / comic story / 48 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; José Carioca; Panchito; Pablo Penguin
Synopsis
José Carioca and Panchito take Donald on a magic flying serape tour of Latin America. Along the way they hear the stories of Pablo the Penguin, the gauchito and the flying burro, and "Las Posadas" and the pinata.
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Indexer Notes

Mickey Mouse doll is depicted on page 45 of the story. A not very faithful adaptation of the 1944 Walt Disney animated movie "The Three Caballeros." Framing sequence is different.

[Jungle Railway] (Table of Contents: 3)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop

Synopsis
Decorated map of a railroad's track winding through the jungle.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black, red, and white. Decorative borders at top and bottom of page.

[Donald Playing Guitar] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Donald Duck
Synopsis
Donald tries to play the guitar while various birds roost on him and his instrument.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Walt Disney's Three Caballeros
    The Three Caballeros
  2. 1. [Flower Pony]
    Donald Duck
  3. 2. The Three Caballeros
    The Three Caballeros
  4. 3. [Jungle Railway]
  5. 4. [Donald Playing Guitar]
    Donald Duck
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