(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 Donald Duck 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.

Donald Duck, Deep-Sea Diver (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Donald Duck
Synopsis
Donald surfaces from diving, having brought up a treasure chest.
Keywords
diving; helmet; sea or island setting; treasure chest

Indexer Notes

Though Donald has just come up from the ocean depths and removed his diving helmet, there is no indication in the art that he, his equipment, or the treasure chest has been wet. Not a puddle! Not a drip.

Donald Duck, Deep Sea Diver (Table of Contents: 1)

Donald Duck / 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
Wow! Get a load of this!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie; Uncle Scrooge; Scrooge's "gold-throated" servant; octopus
Synopsis
Huey, Dewey, and Louie want to explore the wrecks of sunken ships and look for treasure. Donald just wants to sleep. Uncle Scrooge settles the disagreement in favor of sunken treasure - with Donald to be the reluctant deep-sea diver. Donald endures the expected amount of physical punishment he'd hoped to avoid by sleeping.
Keywords
boat; deep-sea diving; exploring; octopus; repurposed character design; sea or island setting; sunken ships; treasure; treasure chest; undersea setting; waterspout

Indexer Notes

Pages consist of 1-3 panels each.

Riley Thomson, a Disney animation veteran, draws the boat on which Donald and the boys sail out to sea as a "non-anthropomorphic" version of the Disney character "Little Toot".

Big Hit! 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. Donald Duck, Deep-Sea Diver
    Donald Duck
  2. 1. Donald Duck, Deep Sea Diver
    Donald Duck
  3. 2. Big Hit! 4 Sets of Comic Books - All New, Different!
    General Mills; Wheaties
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