Four Color #181 - Walt Disney's Mickey Mouse in Jungle Magic
(February 1948)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
A Dell Comic
Printer
Printed in U.S.A.
Editing
Eleanor Packer (managing editor); Alice Nielsen Cobb (story editor); Tom McKimson (art director)

Issue Notes

Indicia title is "WALT DISNEY'S MICKEY MOUSE in JUNGLE MAGIC, No. 181." Code number is M.M.O.S. #181-482. Copyright 1947 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). Apparently Mickey Mouse regular series #6?

Jungle Magic (Table of Contents)

Mickey Mouse / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bill Wright
Inks
Bill Wright
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; jungle; humor
Characters
Mickey Mouse; Goofy
Reprints
Keywords
arrows; jungles; machetes; pith helmets

[Trombone Trouble] (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Gil Turner
Inks
Gil Turner
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
Gil Turner

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Mickey Mouse; Goofy
Synopsis
Goofy's neighbor is practicing the trombone at night and is keeping Goofy awake.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black, red, and white.

Mickey Mouse and Jungle Magic! (Table of Contents: 2)

Mickey Mouse / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Wright
Pencils
Bill Wright
Inks
Bill Wright
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
Bill Wright

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; jungle; humor
Characters
Mickey Mouse; Horace Horsecollar; Goofy; Missus van Giltedge; Dan Delion
Synopsis
Mickey is working in a flower shop. A wealthy woman requests a black orchid and the store's owner sends Mickey and Goofy to the Orinoco River area in South America to find one.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Title is slightly different than cover title. Script credit for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

Mickey Mouse and the Soap Box Derby (Table of Contents: 3)

Mickey Mouse / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gil Turner
Inks
Gil Turner
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Mickey Mouse; Morty; Ferdie; Pluto; Goofy; Minnie Mouse
Synopsis
The nephews are so busy building a soap box racer that Mickey thinks they've forgotten his birthday.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

References in the last panel to radio programs "The Lone Cowpuncher" and "The Green Beetle" likely takeoffs on "The Lone Ranger" and "The Green Hornet."

[Raking Leaves] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Don Gunn
Inks
Don Gunn
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
Don Gunn

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Mickey Mouse; Morty; Ferdie
Synopsis
Mickey is angry with the nephews for not doing their job of raking the leaves.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black, red, and white.

[Artificial Fruit] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Gil Turner
Inks
Gil Turner
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
Gil Turner

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Mickey Mouse; Pluto; Minnie Mouse
Synopsis
Mickey has Pluto take a basket of fruit to Minnie, but along the way it is switched with a basket of wax fruit.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Jungle Magic
    Mickey Mouse
  2. 1. [Trombone Trouble]
    Mickey Mouse
  3. 2. Mickey Mouse and Jungle Magic!
    Mickey Mouse
  4. 3. Mickey Mouse and the Soap Box Derby
    Mickey Mouse
  5. 4. [Raking Leaves]
    Mickey Mouse
  6. 5. [Artificial Fruit]
    Mickey Mouse
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