Four Color #343 - Walt Disney's Mickey Mouse in The Ruby Eye of Homar-Guy-Am
(August-September 1951)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
A Dell Comic
Editing
Alice Nielson Cobb (managing editor); Chase Craig (story editor); Tom McKimson (art director)

Issue Notes

Indicia title is "Walt Disney's Mickey Mouse in The Ruby Eye of Homar-Guy-Am No. 343, Aug.-Sept, 1951." Code number is MMOS 343 5108.
Credits for this issue based upon Alberto Becattini's "Disney Index - Dell Comic Books" Vols. 1 and 2 (Italy, 1992 and 1994).

The Ruby Eye of Homar-Guy-Am (Table of Contents)

Mickey Mouse / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan Gormley
Inks
Dan Gormley
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
typeset

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Mickey Mouse; Goofy
Keywords
idols; jewels; swimming

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

Mickey Mouse / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Weaver
Inks
Bill Weaver
Letters
Bill Weaver

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Boys, will you watch things for me while I run across the street for a hamburger?
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Mickey Mouse; Morty; Ferdie
Synopsis
The boys mind Mickey's parking lot while he gets a hamburger. The boys only have one customer, but it's a big one.
Keywords
house-moving; parking lot

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white.

The Ruby Eye of Homar-Guy-Am (Table of Contents: 2)

Mickey Mouse / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Don R. Christensen
Pencils
Paul Murry
Inks
Paul Murry
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
Paul Murry

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The books say these islands have an ancient history, Goofy!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Mickey Mouse; Goofy; Black Pete
Synopsis
Mickey and Goofy are exploring remote tropical islands and find the remains of a lost civilization in the water of a lagoon. They find a large ruby used as an eye in an idol, but before they can get back to their ship, Black Pete happens on the scene.
Reprints
Keywords
bathtub; disguise; idol; lagoon; lost civilization; mermaid; pelican; ruby; shotgun; waterspout

The Dog Show (Table of Contents: 3)

Mickey Mouse / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dick Hall ?
Inks
?
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Mickey Mouse; Minnie Mouse; Fifi (Minnie's dog); Officer Clancy; Black Pete (dogcatcher)
Synopsis
It's the day of the big dog show and Minnie's dog Fifi is missing. Mickey dresses as a dog to try to find her, but all that does is get him caught by Black Pete, the dog catcher.
Reprints
Keywords
disguise; dog pound; dog show; dogcatcher; pekingese

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Mickey Mouse / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Weaver
Inks
Bill Weaver
Letters
Bill Weaver

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look! A plane dropping free samples!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Mickey Mouse; Morty; Ferdie
Synopsis
A plane drops samples with little parachutes. Mickey has to climb a tree to get one and his descent isn't very graceful.
Keywords
airplane; parachutes; samples; tree climbing

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Mickey Mouse / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Weaver
Inks
Bill Weaver
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
Bill Weaver

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gee, Minnie... the top of your new table turns around!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Mickey Mouse; Minnie Mouse; Morty; Ferdie
Synopsis
Minnie has a new lazy Susan table for her backyard cookout. Morty and Ferdie cause a scene when they spin the top too fast.
Reprints
Keywords
lazy Susan; pies

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Ruby Eye of Homar-Guy-Am
    Mickey Mouse
  2. 1. ["Boys, will you watch things for me while I run across the street for a hamburger?"]
    Mickey Mouse
  3. 2. The Ruby Eye of Homar-Guy-Am
    Mickey Mouse
  4. 3. The Dog Show
    Mickey Mouse
  5. 4. ["Look! A plane dropping free samples!"]
    Mickey Mouse
  6. 5. ["Gee, Minnie... the top of your new table turns around!"]
    Mickey Mouse
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