Four Color #234 - Walt Disney's Dumbo in Sky Voyage
(July 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 DUMBO in SKY VOYAGE, No. 234." Code number is DUMBO #234-497. (No "O.S" in code number.) 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). See article in Walt Disney's Comics and Stories (Gladstone, 1993) #602.


Sky Voyage (Table of Contents)

Dumbo / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Dumbo
Reprints

[Masquerade Party] (Table of Contents: 1)

Dumbo / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Dumbo; Thumper
Synopsis
Dumbo is invited to Thumper's masquerade party, but has trouble deciding on a costume.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black, red, and white. Letters credit for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

Sky Voyage (Table of Contents: 2)

Dumbo / comic story / 14 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
Dumbo; The Seven Dwarfs [Doc; Grumpy]; Wynken; Blynken; Nod; J. Worthington Mosquito [Skeeter]
Synopsis
Two elephant boys trick Dumbo into believing he has broken a chunk out of the moon. He flies through space to repair it, but is hooked by Wynken, Blynken, and Nod in their flying shoe. The trio guide him to a sky castle which is the home of a magic giant. They say he can give Dumbo enough green cheese to repair the moon. The giant keeps Dumbo in a birdcage until a mosquito helps him escape and return to Earth.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Script and letters credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

Dumbo and Little Pedro (Table of Contents: 3)

Dumbo / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Dumbo; Little Pedro (the mail plane); Haggletooth the Witch
Synopsis
Pedro the mail plane runs out of gas. Dumbo takes the mail and is warned to watch out for the witch who is always trying to rob the mail planes.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The character of Pedro the mail plane is from the 1947 Disney movie "Fun and Fancy Free."

Dumbo the Musician (Table of Contents: 4)

Dumbo / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Dumbo; Thumper; Clara Cluck; Big Bad Wolf; Three Little Pigs
Synopsis
Dumbo decides he wants to play the trumpet. When he goes to the Three Pigs' house his playing is so bad the pigs think he is the Big Bad Wolf in disguise. After learning he really is Dumbo, the pigs request a flight to get groceries in order to avoid the Big Bad Wolf.
Reprints

[Nibbling Elephant Ears] (Table of Contents: 5)

Dumbo / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Dumbo; Big Bad Wolf
Synopsis
The Big Bad Wolf threatens to nibble on Dumbo's ears.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black, red, and white. Letters credit for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

[Blowing Bubbles] (Table of Contents: 6)

Dumbo / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Dumbo; Hector Hummingbird
Synopsis
Dumbo is blowing soap bubbles with his trunk, but Hector Hummingbird keeps popping them.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Sky Voyage
    Dumbo
  2. 1. [Masquerade Party]
    Dumbo
  3. 2. Sky Voyage
    Dumbo
  4. 3. Dumbo and Little Pedro
    Dumbo
  5. 4. Dumbo the Musician
    Dumbo
  6. 5. [Nibbling Elephant Ears]
    Dumbo
  7. 6. [Blowing Bubbles]
    Dumbo
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