(1951)

Western, 1951 Series
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Price
0.00 FREE
Pages
32
On-sale Date
1951
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
[none printed]
Editing
Chase Craig (editor); Alice Nielsen Cobb (editor)

Issue Notes

No indicia. Blurb on inside back cover encourages you to "Read about Disney characters every month in Walt Disney's Comics Magazine —— on all newsstands." Story starts on inside front cover and ends inside back cover. Back cover ad for Wheaties cereal.

Gus and Jaq Save the Ship (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Gus; Jaq
Synopsis
Gus and Jaq stand atop a ship's wheel attempting to steer.
Keywords
sailing; sea or island setting; ship; ship's wheel; size differential

Gus and Jaq Save the Ship (Table of Contents: 1)

Gus and Jaq / comic story / 30 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Riley Thomson
Inks
Riley Thomson
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
That make mouth water, eh Gus-Gus?
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Gus; Jaq; Donald Duck; ship's crewmembers; snobbish passengers; attendees at cheese festival banquet
Synopsis
Hoping to attend the great "Cheese Festival in Swissvania", Gus and Jaq stow away on a ship captained by Donald Duck. They wreak havoc in their attempts to get food, then discover signs of a serious leak in the bowels of the ship - but not before Captain Donald throws them overboard.
Keywords
mice; sailing; sea or island setting; ship; size differential; stowaways; unlikely hero; wreaking havoc

Indexer Notes

Pages consist of 1-3 panels each.

"Wheaties Flavor Strikes Me Right Every Season of the Year!" (Table of Contents: 2)

General Mills; Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Big league home run king [Pittsburgh] Pirates Ralph Kiner socked 47 homers last season. He had his Wheaties! How about you?
Characters
Ralph Kiner
Keywords
athlete; baseball; celebrity endorsement; cereal

Indexer Notes

Ad for Wheaties cereal, sponsor of this giveaway premium, featuring Pittsburgh Pirates Hall of Famer and New York Mets broadcasting legend Ralph Kiner.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Gus and Jaq Save the Ship
    Gus and Jaq
  2. 1. Gus and Jaq Save the Ship
    Gus and Jaq
  3. 2. "Wheaties Flavor Strikes Me Right Every Season of the Year!"
    General Mills; Wheaties
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