Four Color #268 - Walt Disney presents Mickey Mouse's Surprise Visitor
(March 1950)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
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

Indicia title is "Walt Disney presents MICKEY MOUSE'S SURPRISE VISITOR, No. 268." Code number is M.M.O.S. #268-503. Copyright 1940, 1950 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). Apparently Mickey Mouse #12?

Mickey Mouse's Surprise Visitor (Table of Contents)

Mickey Mouse / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan Gormley
Inks
Dan Gormley
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Mickey Mouse; Thursday
Reprints
Keywords
African tribesmen; grass skirts

[Pluto the Pointer] (Table of Contents: 1)

Silly Symphony featuring Pluto the Pup / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Hubie Karp
Pencils
Bob Grant
Inks
Bob Grant
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Pluto; Horace Horsecollar
Synopsis
Horace and Pluto go duck hunting, but the ducks get the best of Pluto.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black, red, and white.

Mickey Mouse's Surprise Visitor (Table of Contents: 2)

Mickey Mouse / comic story / 48 pages (report information)

Script
Merrill de Maris; Floyd Gottfredson (plot)
Pencils
Floyd Gottfredson
Inks
Ted Thwaites; Bill Wright
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Mickey Mouse; Thursday; Minnie Mouse; Pluto; Goofy; Clarabelle Cow
Synopsis
Friday, a native Mickey befriended on an adventure in Africa, sends his brother Thursday to Mickey's house in order to have him receive an education. Thursday causes Mickey all sorts of trouble with his lack of understanding of American customs.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Redrawn version in Walt Disney's Comics and Stories (Dell, 1940 series) #237-#241.

[Pluto Finds a Cow] (Table of Contents: 3)

Silly Symphony featuring Pluto the Pup / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Hubie Karp
Pencils
Bob Grant
Inks
Bob Grant
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Pluto; Horace Horsecollar
Synopsis
Horace and Pluto go hunting. Pluto can't handle the rabbits or squirrels, so he brings Horace a cow.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black, red, and white.

[Spotlight] (Table of Contents: 4)

Mickey Mouse / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan Gormley
Inks
Dan Gormley
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Mickey Mouse; Donald Duck; Goofy
Synopsis
Mickey, Donald, and Goofy on stage in a spotlight.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Back cover; full-page illustration.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Mickey Mouse's Surprise Visitor
    Mickey Mouse
  2. 1. [Pluto the Pointer]
    Silly Symphony featuring Pluto the Pup
  3. 2. Mickey Mouse's Surprise Visitor
    Mickey Mouse
  4. 3. [Pluto Finds a Cow]
    Silly Symphony featuring Pluto the Pup
  5. 4. [Spotlight]
    Mickey Mouse
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