(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.

Mickey Mouse and the Stagecoach Bandits (Table of Contents)

Mickey Mouse / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Mickey Mouse
Synopsis
Mickey ducks behind a rock, waving his cowboy hat on a stick as a decoy. A bullet whizzes through the hat.
Keywords
ambush; bullet; cowboy hat; decoy; rock; stick; western setting

Mickey Mouse and the Stagecoach Bandits (Table of Contents: 1)

Mickey Mouse / comic story / 30 pages (report information)

Script
Don R. Christensen
Pencils
Harvey Eisenberg
Inks
Harvey Eisenberg
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
Harvey Eisenberg

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Y' know, Goofy, this is the last place in the west where they still have stagecoaches!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Mickey Mouse; Goofy; stagecoach driver; Mr. Furgo (owner of the Wills-Furgo Stagecoach Line); sheriff; stagecoach builder; kid with little red wagon; schoolmaster; two school kids; Billy the Quiz-Kid (villain); two of Billy's bandit henchmen
Synopsis
Mickey and Goofy are baffled by a gang of stagecoach bandits who steal the actual stagecoaches - empty or full - and then turn their attentions to Mickey's car, a baby buggy, and even a kid's little red wagon.
Keywords
arithmetic; baby buggy; bandits; car; little red wagon; puzzlement; stagecoach; western setting

Indexer Notes

Pages consist of 1-3 panels each. Harvey Eisenberg gives us some imagery familiar to the readers of his MGM “Spike and Tyke” comics, as one of the bandit henchmen looks like Spike in western garb, and the two school kids both look like Tyke in school kids’ clothing.

Now! 4 Sets of Comic Books - All New, Different (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Mickey Mouse and the Stagecoach Bandits
    Mickey Mouse
  2. 1. Mickey Mouse and the Stagecoach Bandits
    Mickey Mouse
  3. 2. Now! 4 Sets of Comic Books - All New, Different
    General Mills; Wheaties
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