Four Color #199 - Walt Disney's Donald Duck in Sheriff of Bullet Valley
(October 1948)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
On-sale date
1948-08-31
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
A Dell Comic
Editing
Eleanor Packer (managing editor); Alice Nielson Cobb (story editor); Tom McKimson (art director)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Indicia title is "Walt Disney's DONALD DUCK in SHERIFF OF BULLET VALLEY, No. 199." Code number is D.D.O.S. #199-4810. Copyright 1948 by Walt Disney Productions, Inc. Credits for this issue based upon Alberto Becattini's "Disney Index - Dell Comic Books" Vols. 1 and 2 (Italy, 1992 and 1994). Apparently Donald Duck #5.

The on-sale date is the publication date reported in U. S. Copyright Office filings.

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

Sheriff of Bullet Valley (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; western-frontier
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie
Reprints
Keywords
cowboy hats; revolvers

Indexer Notes

Art submitted April 29, 1948. Painted version in Walt Disney's Donald Duck Adventures (Gladstone, 1993 series) #28.

[Sorry to be Safe] (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Carl Barks
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
Carl Barks

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; sports
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie
Synopsis
Donald picks out a vacant lot where the nephews can play ball.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black, red, and white. Art submitted on April 22, 1948. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (1982).

Sheriff of Bullet Valley (Table of Contents: 2)

Donald Duck / comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Barks
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
Carl Barks

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; western-frontier
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie; Jim Diamond; Blacksnake McQuirt
Synopsis
Donald becomes a sheriff's deputy in Bullet Valley and is sent out to bring in a gang of rustlers. The rustlers are led by Blacksnake McQuirt, a tough gunman who poses as a legitimate rancher and uses a branding ray to change brands from as far as a mile away.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on March 16, 1948. Barks caricatures himself on a wanted poster on the last page of the story. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (1982).

[Best Laid Plans] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Carl Barks
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
Carl Barks

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie
Synopsis
Donald pretends to be sick so that the nephews will have to cook.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black, red, and white. Art submitted on April 22, 1948. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (1982).

[The Genuine Article] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Carl Barks
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
Carl Barks

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie
Synopsis
Donald tests the authenticity of worm holes in an antique.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Art submitted on April 22, 1948. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (1982).

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Sheriff of Bullet Valley
    Donald Duck
  2. 1. [Sorry to be Safe]
    Donald Duck
  3. 2. Sheriff of Bullet Valley
    Donald Duck
  4. 3. [Best Laid Plans]
    Donald Duck
  5. 4. [The Genuine Article]
    Donald Duck
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