(November 1949)

Dell, 1949 Series
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Price
0.25 USD
Pages
132
On-sale Date
1949
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)

Issue Notes

Credits for this issue based upon Alberto Becattini's "Disney Index - Dell Comic Books" Vols. 1 and 2 (Italy, 1992 and 1994).

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[Nephews as Reindeers] (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / cover / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Carl Buettner
Colors
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie
Synopsis
Donald's nephews pull Donald on a sleigh.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

wraparound cover

Hi Kids (Table of Contents: 1)

Donald Duck / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Daisy Duck; Donald Duck; Goofy; Mickey Mouse; Minnie Mouse

Indexer Notes

Picture story.

Letter to Santa (Table of Contents: 2)

Donald Duck / comic story / 24 pages (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; Uncle Scrooge; Santa Claus
Synopsis
Donald forgets to mail the nephews' letter to Santa Claus and discovers on Christmas Eve that they want a steamshovel. Donald gets the money for the steamshovel from Uncle Scrooge but Scrooge, upset because Santa and not he will get the credit for the gift, buys a steamshovel of his own to give to the nephews. He and Donald meet and fight in their steamshovels, wrecking them. Then they disguise Donald as Santa so that he can tell the nephews he's out of steamshovels.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on June 1, 1949. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (M. Lilien, 1982).

[Dopey's Birthday Surprise] (Table of Contents: 3)

The Seven Dwarfs / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Roger Armstrong
Inks
Roger Armstrong
Colors
?; Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Jimminy Cricket; The Seven Dwarfs; Wicked Witch
Synopsis
After Dopey is kidnapped on his birthday by the Wicked Witch, Jiminy Cricket and the Seven Dwarfs set out to rescue him.
Reprints

Find the Path (Table of Contents: 4)

Huey, Dewey and Louie / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?; Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Huey; Dewey; Louie

Indexer Notes

Maze puzzle.

Puzzle Page (Table of Contents: 5)

Goofy / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?; Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Goofy; Mickey Mouse; Minnie Mouse; Pluto

Indexer Notes

Puzzles and Goofy questions.

[Joking with Goofy] (Table of Contents: 6)

Bambi / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jim Pabian
Inks
Jim Pabian
Colors
?; Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Goofy; Thumper; Bambi; Flower; Friend Owl
Reprints

Connect the Dots (Table of Contents: 7)

Mickey Mouse / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?; Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Goofy; Mickey Mouse; Pluto

Indexer Notes

Join the dots.

It's Magic (Table of Contents: 8)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?; Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Magic tricks information.

So Dear to My Heart (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jesse Marsh
Inks
Jesse Marsh
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Danny

Pinocchio Jumping (Table of Contents: 10)

Pinocchio / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?; Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Pinocchio

Indexer Notes

Game.

The Flying Mouse (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jim Pabian
Inks
Jim Pabian
Colors
?; Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
The Flying Mouse
Reprints

Find the Faces (Table of Contents: 12)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?; Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Goofy; Mickey Mouse; Three Little Pigs [Practical Pig; Fifer Pig; Fiddler Pig]

Indexer Notes

Game.

Mickey Mouse Movie (Table of Contents: 13)

Mickey Mouse / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?; Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Mickey Mouse
Synopsis
Skipping rope.

Indexer Notes

Game.

[Chasing the Postman] (Table of Contents: 14)

Pluto / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Manuel Gonzales
Inks
Manuel Gonzales
Colors
?; Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Pluto

Bargain Balloon (Table of Contents: 15)

Mickey Mouse / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Mickey Mouse; Goofy
Synopsis
Balloon ride searching for a missing tycoon.
Reprints

Christmas Tree Harvest (Table of Contents: 16)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?; Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?

Genre
children

Indexer Notes

Game.

Cinderella (Table of Contents: 17)

Cinderella / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?; Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
typeset

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Cinderella's prince; Anastasia; Drizella; Bruno; Cinderella; Fairy Godmother; Gus; Jaq; Lady Tremaine; Major; Perla
Synopsis
Adaptation of Walt Disney's animated feature.

Connect the Dots (Table of Contents: 18)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?; Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie

Indexer Notes

Join the dots.

The Country Cousin (Table of Contents: 19)

text story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?; Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
typeset

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Country Cousin

Drawing Lesson (Table of Contents: 20)

Mickey Mouse / activity / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?; Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Mickey Mouse

Indexer Notes

Drawing Mickey Mouse.

Dumbo and Pablo Penguin (Table of Contents: 21)

Dumbo / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tony Pabian ?
Inks
Tony Pabian ?
Colors
?; Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Pablo; Dumbo
Reprints

Christmas Gifts You Can Make (Table of Contents: 22)

activity / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?; Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?

Genre
children
Characters
Donald Duck

Indexer Notes

Game.

[The Cookie Carnival] (Table of Contents: 23)

Cookieland / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Roger Armstrong
Inks
Roger Armstrong
Colors
?; Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals

Mickey and Minnie Game for Two Players (Table of Contents: 24)

Mickey and Minnie / activity / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?; Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Clarabelle Cow; Goofy; Horace Horsecollar; Mickey Mouse; Minnie Mouse

Indexer Notes

Game.

[The Scout Club] (Table of Contents: 25)

Li'l Bad Wolf / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Li'l Bad Wolf; Big Bad Wolf; Three Little Pigs [Practical Pig; Fifer Pig; Fiddler Pig]
Reprints

You're Lucky (Table of Contents: 26)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?; Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Song text.

[Reads Paper in Snow] (Table of Contents: 27)

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
When Donald's reading is continuously disrupted by his nephews, he decides to retreat outside into the snow to read his newspaper.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on August 4, 1949. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (M. Lilien, 1982).

Answers to Puzzle Page (Table of Contents: 28)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Genre
children

Indexer Notes

Answers to puzzle page and answers to Goofy questions.

[Disney Characters] (Table of Contents: 29)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Carl Buettner
Colors
?; Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Pinocchio; Dopey; Pluto; Big Bad Wolf; Donald Duck; Jose Carioca; Mickey Mouse; Goofy; Practical Pig

Indexer Notes

wraparound cover.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Nephews as Reindeers]
    Donald Duck
  2. 1. Hi Kids
    Donald Duck
  3. 2. Letter to Santa
    Donald Duck
  4. 3. [Dopey's Birthday Surprise]
    The Seven Dwarfs
  5. 4. Find the Path
    Huey, Dewey and Louie
  6. 5. Puzzle Page
    Goofy
  7. 6. [Joking with Goofy]
    Bambi
  8. 7. Connect the Dots
    Mickey Mouse
  9. 8. It's Magic
  10. 9. So Dear to My Heart
  11. 10. Pinocchio Jumping
    Pinocchio
  12. 11. The Flying Mouse
  13. 12. Find the Faces
  14. 13. Mickey Mouse Movie
    Mickey Mouse
  15. 14. [Chasing the Postman]
    Pluto
  16. 15. Bargain Balloon
    Mickey Mouse
  17. 16. Christmas Tree Harvest
  18. 17. Cinderella
    Cinderella
  19. 18. Connect the Dots
  20. 19. The Country Cousin
  21. 20. Drawing Lesson
    Mickey Mouse
  22. 21. Dumbo and Pablo Penguin
    Dumbo
  23. 22. Christmas Gifts You Can Make
  24. 23. [The Cookie Carnival]
    Cookieland
  25. 24. Mickey and Minnie Game for Two Players
    Mickey and Minnie
  26. 25. [The Scout Club]
    Li'l Bad Wolf
  27. 26. You're Lucky
  28. 27. [Reads Paper in Snow]
    Donald Duck
  29. 28. Answers to Puzzle Page
  30. 29. [Disney Characters]
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