Four Color #238 - Walt Disney's Donald Duck in Voodoo Hoodoo
(August 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 DONALD DUCK in VOODOO HOODOO, No. 238." Code number is W.D.O.S. #238-498. 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).


Voodoo Hoodoo (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
adventure; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie; Professor Cornelius McCobb
Synopsis
Donald duck and his nephews meet a shrunken Professor Cornelius McCobb.
Reprints
Keywords
pith helmets

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on March 17, 1949.

[Slippery Shine] (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
?
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 has trouble traversing some freshly waxed floors.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black, red, and white. Art submitted on March 17, 1949. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (1982).

Voodoo Hoodoo (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
adventure; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie; Uncle Scrooge; Bombie the Zombie (intro); Foola Zoola (intro); Prof. Cornelius McCobb (intro); Bop Bop; Plant Manager; The Guide
Synopsis
A zombie gives Donald a poisoned doll that was intended for Uncle Scrooge, who looked like Donald when the doll was given to the Zombie some seventy years before. Donald--followed by the nephews and "Bombie the Zombie"--goes to Africa to persuade the witch doctor Foola Zoola to give him the antidote for the poison, which is supposed to shrink its victims to the size of a rat.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on March 3, 1949. Story contains info on Scrooge's younger days. Comment: "On the first and twenty-second pages of this story, Barks' editors substituted "done for" for "dead." However, "dead" was left unchanged on the sixth page." Comment and story synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (1982).

[Fractious Fun] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Daisy Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie
Synopsis
Donald suffers when Daisy loses her temper at sports.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[King-Size Cone] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
?
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 restricts the nephews to one ice cream cone each at a picnic.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Art submitted on March 17, 1949. 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. Voodoo Hoodoo
    Donald Duck
  2. 1. [Slippery Shine]
    Donald Duck
  3. 2. Voodoo Hoodoo
    Donald Duck
  4. 3. [Fractious Fun]
    Donald Duck
  5. 4. [King-Size Cone]
    Donald Duck
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