Four Color #367 - Walt Disney's Donald Duck in A Christmas for Shacktown
(January 1952)

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)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Credits for this issue based upon Alberto Becattini's "Disney Index - Dell Comic Books" Vols. 1 and 2 (Italy, 1992 and 1994). Apparently Donald Duck regular series #21?


A Christmas for Shacktown (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck [Santa Claus]; Huey, Dewey and Louie
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas; Christmas trees; snow; toy trains

Indexer Notes

Cover submitted on May 24, 1951. Redrawn version in Walt Disney's Christmas Parade (Gold Key, 1963 series) #2; Walt Disney's Christmas Parade (Gold Key, 1963 series) #8.

[Treeing Off] (Table of Contents: 1)

Donald Duck / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Letters
Carl Barks

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie
Synopsis
The nephews make tree ornaments out of Donald's golf balls.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (1982).

A Christmas for Shacktown (Table of Contents: 2)

Donald Duck / comic story / 32 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
Daisy Duck; Gladstone Gander; Uncle Scrooge; Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey and Louie
Synopsis
The ducks and Daisy get Scrooge's promise to match their twenty-five dollars for Christmas dinner and a toy train for the poor children of Shacktown. Scrooge is unable to deliver when the floor of his money bin collapses and his money falls deep into an unknown cavern, separated by only a thin crust from bottomless quicksand.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas; Christmas trees; money bin; poverty; raffles; slums; toy trains; turkeys

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on February 15 (first ten pages) and March 15, 1951 (rest of story). Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (1982).

[Christmas Kiss] (Table of Contents: 3)

Donald Duck / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Letters
Carl Barks

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Daisy Duck; Donald Duck
Synopsis
Donald brings his own mistletoe to win a kiss from Daisy.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Art submitted on May 24, 1951. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (1982).

[Projecting Desires] (Table of Contents: 4)

Donald Duck / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
?
Letters
Carl Barks

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie
Synopsis
The nephews write a Christmas list the size of a postage stamp.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Backcover; Art submitted on May 24, 1951. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (1982).

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. A Christmas for Shacktown
    Donald Duck
  2. 1. [Treeing Off]
    Donald Duck
  3. 2. A Christmas for Shacktown
    Donald Duck
  4. 3. [Christmas Kiss]
    Donald Duck
  5. 4. [Projecting Desires]
    Donald Duck
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