(1947)

Western, 1947 Series
Price
0.00 FREE
Pages
32
On-sale Date
1947
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
[none printed]
Editing
Alice Nielsen Cobb (editor); Carl Buettner (editor)

Issue Notes

No indicia. Blurb on inside back cover encourages you to "Read about Bucky Bug every month in Walt Disney's Comics Magazine —— on all newsstands." Story starts on inside front cover and ends inside back cover. Back cover ad for Cheerios cereal.

Bucky Bug and the Cannibal King (Table of Contents)

Bucky Bug / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Carl Buettner
Inks
Carl Buettner
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Bucky Bug; Cannibal Ant King
Synopsis
Bucky Bug is pursued by the Cannibal Ant King.
Keywords
cannibal; crown; insects; king; match

Indexer Notes

The title, "Bucky Bug and the Cannibal King", appears only on the cover, and not in the interior of the book.

[Bucky Bug and the Cannibal King] (Table of Contents: 1)

Bucky Bug / comic story / 30 pages (report information)

Script
Chase Craig ?
Pencils
Tom McKimson
Inks
Tom McKimson
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Here's Bucky Bug, our hero bold, who at this moment's very cold, for winter's come and settled down, upon his city... Junkville Town...
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Bucky Bug; Bo Bug; sea turtle; cannibal ants; cannibal ant king
Synopsis
To escape winter's cold, Bucky Bug and his buddy Bo construct a makeshift boat from a baby's discarded shoe and other junk. With the help of a sea turtle, the bugs sail to a south seas island where they are captured by cannibal ants to become dinner for their king.
Keywords
boat; cannibal; insects; junk; king; one-character-desiring-another-as-a-meal; sea or island setting; sea turtle; there’s-no-place-like-home

Indexer Notes

Pages consist of 1-3 panels each.

The entire story, dialogue, captions, etc., is told in rhyme, as is typical for the Bucky Bug stories concurrently appearing in Walt Disney's Comics and Stories.

Title inferred from cover title; not listed on first page as usual for other Cheerios/Wheaties premiums.

Coming up! Four More Swell Comic Books in Set "Y"! Better'n ever! (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

General Mills; Cheerios / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Bucky Bug and the Cannibal King
    Bucky Bug
  2. 1. [Bucky Bug and the Cannibal King]
    Bucky Bug
  3. 2. Coming up! Four More Swell Comic Books in Set "Y"! Better'n ever!
    General Mills; Cheerios
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