(November 1950)

Dell, 1949 Series
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Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
132
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:

[Bringing Santa Claus] (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / cover / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Jim Pabian ?
Inks:
Jim Pabian ?
Colors:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Mickey Mouse; Donald Duck; Goofy; Santa Claus
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

wraparound cover

Stacks of Christmas Fun... and oodles of Surprise Pages! (Table of Contents: 1)

Donald Duck / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Li'l Bad Wolf; Big Bad Wolf; Ambrose; Mickey Mouse; Goofy; Pluto; Gus; Jaq; Cinderella; Killer Diller; Grandma Duck; Chip; Dale

Indexer Notes

Segment illustrations of the stories in the comic.

You Can't Guess (Table of Contents: 2)

Donald Duck / comic story / 25 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; Daisy Duck; Uncle Scrooge; Gladstone Gander; Grandma Duck; Jarvis
Synopsis:
Donald promises to buy the nephews what they want for Christmas--a spectacular building set--if they can guess what he wants for Christmas. As they try to guess, Donald's friends and relatives become involved, and each independently decides to buy Donald a new car to replace his worn-out jalopy. They also buy the nephews building sets. Finally, the nephews guess correctly that Donald wants a new car for Christmas.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on May 24, 1950. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (M. Lilien, 1982).

Pluto Runs an Errand (Table of Contents: 3)

Pluto / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Hubbard
Inks:
Al Hubbard
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Pluto; Mickey Mouse
Synopsis:
While on an errand for Mickey to the post office, Pluto get covered in stamps.
Reprints:

Trace the Trail (Table of Contents: 4)

Donald Duck / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

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

Indexer Notes

Maze.

Bamboozlers (Table of Contents: 5)

Bamboozlers / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Goofy

Indexer Notes

Magic tricks.

Pop's Easy Money (Table of Contents: 6)

Li'l Bad Wolf / comic story / 11 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; Brer Bear; Brer Fox; Three Little Pigs (Practical Pig; Fifer Pig; Fiddler Pig)
Synopsis:
The Big Bad Wolf tricks Brer Bear into paying him money for running around the world in two minutes. He then tries to fool Practical Pig with a fake wishing well.
Reprints:

A Strange Tale (Table of Contents: 7)

Donald Duck / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Text story with pictures replacing some words.

The Sweet Patootie Mine (Table of Contents: 8)

Mickey Mouse / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Hubbard
Inks:
Al Hubbard
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Mickey Mouse; Goofy
Synopsis:
Goofy is left a mine by his uncle.

Pluto's Sweater (Table of Contents: 9)

Pluto / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Christensen
Pencils:
Riley Thompson
Inks:
Riley Thompson
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Pluto; Figaro; Mickey Mouse; Minnie Mouse
Synopsis:
Minnie makes a sweater for Pluto for Christmas that he doesn't like.
Reprints:

Grandma's Toy (Table of Contents: 10)

Grandma Duck / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Grandma Duck, Huey; Dewey; Louie

Indexer Notes

Jigsaw Puzzle.

[The Castle Caper] (Table of Contents: 11)

Gus and Jaq [Jaq and Gus] / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Riley Thompson
Inks:
Carl Buettner
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Gus; Jaq; Lucifer
Synopsis:
Visiting Cinderella.
Reprints:

The Chase (Table of Contents: 12)

Gus and Jaq / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Gus; Jaq; Lucifer

Indexer Notes

Two Player Game.

[Gus Gets Charged] (Table of Contents: 13)

Grandma Duck / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Paul Murry
Inks:
Paul Murry
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
Paul Murry

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Grandma Duck; Gus Goose; Killer Diller
Synopsis:
Gus Goose is struck by lightning during a storm and becomes temporarily charged with electricity.
Reprints:

Fun with Fortunes (Table of Contents: 14)

Mickey Mouse / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

Indexer Notes

Game Page.

[Christmas Fray] (Table of Contents: 15)

Chip 'n' Dale / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Paul Murry
Inks:
Paul Murry
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
Paul Murry

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Chip; Dale; Donald Duck
Synopsis:
Donald attempts to cut down Chip 'n' Dale's tree.
Reprints:

[Silent Night / The First Nowell / Deck the Halls] (Table of Contents: 16)

Mickey Mouse / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Goofy; Huey; Dewey; Louie, Gus; Jaq; Mickey Mouse; Morty; Ferdie

Indexer Notes

Music and lyrics.

Candy (Table of Contents: 17)

Candy Creations / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
children

Indexer Notes

Game Page.

Ambrose The Robber Kitten (Table of Contents: 18)

Ambrose The Robber Kitten / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Ambrose; Ambrose's Mother; Dirty Bill
Synopsis:
Ambrose joins up with Dirty Bill, wanted by the police, in the hope to become a bold bandit.
Reprints:

Broken Toys (Table of Contents: 19)

text story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Hubbard
Inks:
Al Hubbard
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
typeset

The Plant Doctor (Table of Contents: 20)

Mickey Mouse / comic story / 8 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; Colonel Plunk
Synopsis:
Mickey and Goofy have set up a plant clinic. Their first "patient" is an amorphous rubber to which it is necessary to restore its vitality. However, the treatment seems more effective than expected and the plant becomes very invasive.
Reprints:

Happy Holidaze (Table of Contents: 21)

Donald Duck / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Huey; Dewey; Louie; Donald Duck; Li'l Bad Wolf; Big Bad Wolf; Practical Pig; Fiddler Pig; Fifer Pig; Mickey Mouse; Grandma Duck; Pluto; Minnie Mouse; Gus; Jaq

Indexer Notes

Five illustrations in one picture.

[Happy New Year] (Table of Contents: 22)

Donald Duck / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie
Synopsis:
Christmas tree decorations being removed.
Reprints:

[Bringing Santa Claus] (Table of Contents: 23)

Donald Duck / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jim Pabian
Inks:
?
Colors:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Huey; Dewey; Louie

Indexer Notes

Back Cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Bringing Santa Claus]
    Donald Duck
  2. 1. Stacks of Christmas Fun... and oodles of Surprise Pages!
    Donald Duck
  3. 2. You Can't Guess
    Donald Duck
  4. 3. Pluto Runs an Errand
    Pluto
  5. 4. Trace the Trail
    Donald Duck
  6. 5. Bamboozlers
    Bamboozlers
  7. 6. Pop's Easy Money
    Li'l Bad Wolf
  8. 7. A Strange Tale
    Donald Duck
  9. 8. The Sweet Patootie Mine
    Mickey Mouse
  10. 9. Pluto's Sweater
    Pluto
  11. 10. Grandma's Toy
    Grandma Duck
  12. 11. [The Castle Caper]
    Gus and Jaq [Jaq and Gus]
  13. 12. The Chase
    Gus and Jaq
  14. 13. [Gus Gets Charged]
    Grandma Duck
  15. 14. Fun with Fortunes
    Mickey Mouse
  16. 15. [Christmas Fray]
    Chip 'n' Dale
  17. 16. [Silent Night / The First Nowell / Deck the Halls]
    Mickey Mouse
  18. 17. Candy
    Candy Creations
  19. 18. Ambrose The Robber Kitten
    Ambrose The Robber Kitten
  20. 19. Broken Toys
  21. 20. The Plant Doctor
    Mickey Mouse
  22. 21. Happy Holidaze
    Donald Duck
  23. 22. [Happy New Year]
    Donald Duck
  24. 23. [Bringing Santa Claus]
    Donald Duck
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Patrick Lemaire
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  • Robert Copeman
  • Darrel McCann
  • Merlin Haas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Chris Boyko
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