(October 1990)

Disney, 1990 Series
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Price
1.50 USD; 1.95 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1990
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Walt Disney Publications, Inc.
Brand
D
ISBN
1-56115-052-5 Search at WorldCat
Editing
Len Wein (credited) (editor in chief); Bob Foster (credited) (editor)

Snore Losers! (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Todd Kurosawa (credited)
Inks
Larry Mayer (credited)
Colors
Gail Bailey (credited)
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Donald Duck
Synopsis
Donald has an extremely restless night, having received a million dollar gift.
Keywords
million dollar gift; nightmare; sleep problems

Snore Losers (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
Carl Gafford (credited)
Letters
William Van Horn (credited)

Job Number
KD 0890
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yes, Donald, it's all for you! My gift of one million dollars!
Feature Logo
Donald Duck [William Van Horn Logo]
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Donald Duck; Uncle Scrooge; Huey; Dewey; Louie; Duckworth; Dr. J. Slumberbunk Swoonsnooze (dreamologist); snooty shoe specialist; snooty automotive advisor
Synopsis
Donald has recurring sweet dreams of Scrooge giving him a million dollars. Scrooge has recurring nightmares of giving Donald that same million dollars. A dreamologist has the answer, but will it just make matters worse?
Reprints
Keywords
be-careful-what-you-wish-for; buyer beware; medical quackery; million dollar giveaway; recurring dreams; recurring nightmares; reversal of fortunes; sleep problems; sorry-you-asked

Indexer Notes

Unusual appearance by Duckworth, Scrooge's butler from the 1987 TV series "DuckTales".

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

The Lottery Ticket (Table of Contents: 2)

Donald Duck / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Sutter (credited)
Pencils
Vicar (credited)
Inks
Vicar (credited)
Colors
Sue Klinger (credited)
Letters
?
Editing
?

Job Number
D 4876
First Line of Dialogue or Text
What is it, Doctor? Can you do anything for him?
Feature Logo
Donald Duck [William Van Horn Logo]
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie; doctor; Gladstone Gander (flashback); lottery clerk (flashback); laundry man (flashback); different laundry man (flashback); laundry workers (flashback)
Synopsis
Donald wins a lottery prize, after fibbing to Gladstone about there being no lottery tickets left to buy. ...But, when Gladstone is involved, does Donald every really win?
Reprints
  • from Egmont (DK)
Keywords
best-laid-plans; fibbing; lottery tickets; series of mishaps; you-can’t-win

The Dancing Dog (Table of Contents: 3)

Donald Duck / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Tom Anderson (credited)
Pencils
Vicar (credited)
Inks
Vicar (credited)
Colors
Janice Miller (credited)
Letters
?
Editing
?

Job Number
D 7948
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Listen to this, Unca Donald! There's a new dog show on TV that's offering a prize of $50,000 for the smartest dog!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie; Gyro Gearloose; Bolivar (as Bernie); dog talent show host; dog talent show contestants; dog talent show audience; Fido (dog); Stripe (dog);
Synopsis
Donald enters his lazy dog Bolivar in a dog talent show... with electronically augmented pep and abilities from an invention by Gyro Gearloose.
Reprints
  • from Egmont (DK)
Keywords
best-laid-plans; cheating; dogs; outsmarting one’s-self; talent show

Indexer Notes

Donald's dog Bolivar is called "Bernie" in this story.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Indexer Notes

Includes a letter from future Disney comics creator and editor David Gerstein.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Snore Losers!
    Donald Duck
  2. 1. Snore Losers
    Donald Duck
  3. 2. The Lottery Ticket
    Donald Duck
  4. 3. The Dancing Dog
    Donald Duck
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Destination: Duckburg
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