Four Color #371 - Walt Disney's Mickey Mouse The Inca Idol Case
(February-March 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
Printer
Printed in U.S.A.
Editing
Alice Nielsen Cobb (managing editor); Chase Craig (story editor); Tom McKimson (art director)

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 Mickey Mouse regular series #23.

The Inca Idol Case (Table of Contents)

Mickey Mouse / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
adventure; anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Mickey Mouse; Goofy
Keywords
eggs; idols; Incas; pith helmets

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007). Redrawn version in Mickey Mouse (Gold Key, 1962) #200.

[Cowboy boots] (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Mickey Mouse; Goofy
Synopsis
Mickey tries to sell Goofy some cowboy boots.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and red.

Mickey Mouse and the Inca Idol Mystery (Table of Contents: 2)

Mickey Mouse / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure; anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Mickey Mouse; Goofy
Synopsis
Two crooks use Mickey and Goofy to unknowingly help them smuggle the "Inca Idol" from the South American city of "Inca Blinka".
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Pencils credit for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007). Title does not match that on the cover. Country of story is not named, but customs and scenery match that of Bolivia.

[Secret of the Pyramids] (Table of Contents: 3)

Mickey Mouse / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Mickey Mouse; Pluto; Black Pete; El Cad
Synopsis
Mickey and Pluto are accidentally locked in a museum. Black Pete and El Cad break into the museum to steal the original plans of the pyramids from the mummy of King Tut-Tah-Tut.

Indexer Notes

Story title and pencils credit for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

[Power lifting] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Weaver
Inks
Bill Weaver
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Weaver

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Mickey Mouse; Goofy
Synopsis
Goofy buys weight-lifting equipment, but uses it in a novel manner.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and red. Pencils, inks, and letters credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

[Car phone] (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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Mickey Mouse; Goofy
Synopsis
Goofy has a pay phone installed in his car.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Pencils, inks, and letters credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007).

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Inca Idol Case
    Mickey Mouse
  2. 1. [Cowboy boots]
    Mickey Mouse
  3. 2. Mickey Mouse and the Inca Idol Mystery
    Mickey Mouse
  4. 3. [Secret of the Pyramids]
    Mickey Mouse
  5. 4. [Power lifting]
    Mickey Mouse
  6. 5. [Car phone]
    Mickey Mouse
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