Four Color #218 - Walt Disney's 3 Little Pigs and the Wonderful Magic Lamp
(March 1949)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
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 3 LITTLE PIGS and THE WONDERFUL MAGIC LAMP, No. 218." Code number is W.D.O.S. #218-493. Copyright 1949 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).


3 Little Pigs and The Wonderful Magic Lamp (Table of Contents)

3 Little Pigs [The Three Little Pigs] / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Tony Strobl ?
Inks
Tony Strobl ?
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Three Little Pigs
Reprints
Keywords
dancing; flutes; violins; wishing lamps

[Baby Sitter] (Table of Contents: 1)

The Big Bad Wolf / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gil Turner
Inks
Gil Turner
Colors
black/white/red (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
Gil Turner

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Big Bad Wolf; Li'l Bad Wolf; Brer Bear
Synopsis
The Big Bad Wolf's reputation is damaged when he accidentally sits by Li'l Bad Wolf's baby-sitting sign.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black, red, and white.

The Three Little Pigs and The Wonderful Magic Lamp (Table of Contents: 2)

The Three Little Pigs / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Chase Craig
Pencils
Tony Strobl
Inks
Tony Strobl
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
Tony Strobl

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
The Three Little Pigs; Big Bad Wolf; Princess Estelle
Synopsis
The Big Bad Wolf uses a witch's potion to make Practical Pig dumb and naive.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters credit for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

The Mounties (Table of Contents: 3)

The Three Little Pigs / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Chase Craig
Pencils
Gil Turner
Inks
Gil Turner
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
Gil Turner

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Three Little Pigs; Big Bad Wolf
Synopsis
The Three Little Pigs join the Mounties and their first mission is to bring in the Big Bad Wolf.
Reprints

Bee-sieged (Table of Contents: 4)

The Three Little Pigs / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Three Little Pigs
Synopsis
Practical tells his brothers not to go near an old stump with a beehive inside, knowing the pair will disobey his warning.
Reprints

[Poisoned Apple] (Table of Contents: 5)

Li'l Bad Wolf / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gil Turner
Inks
Gil Turner
Colors
black/white/red (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
Gil Turner

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Big Bad Wolf; Li'l Bad Wolf; Brer Bear
Synopsis
The Big Bad Wolf poisons an apple that Li'l Bad Wolf was going to take to his teacher, but ends up eating it himself.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black, red, and white.

[Secret Bath] (Table of Contents: 6)

The Big Bad Wolf / 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
Characters
Big Bad Wolf; Li'l Bad Wolf
Synopsis
The Big Bad Wolf's plan to secretly take a bath is foiled by Li'l Bad Wolf's pet turtle.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. 3 Little Pigs and The Wonderful Magic Lamp
    3 Little Pigs [The Three Little Pigs]
  2. 1. [Baby Sitter]
    The Big Bad Wolf
  3. 2. The Three Little Pigs and The Wonderful Magic Lamp
    The Three Little Pigs
  4. 3. The Mounties
    The Three Little Pigs
  5. 4. Bee-sieged
    The Three Little Pigs
  6. 5. [Poisoned Apple]
    Li'l Bad Wolf
  7. 6. [Secret Bath]
    The Big Bad Wolf
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