(September 1952)

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Volume
12
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
K. K. Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Dell Comic
Editing
Alice Nielson Cobb ?; Chase Craig ?

Issue Notes

Indicia number is Vol. 12, No. 12.


[Spending Money] (Table of Contents: 1)

Donald Duck / comic story / 10 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
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie; Uncle Scrooge; Junior Woodchucks; Clerk; Snake-in-the-Grass
Synopsis
The ducks travel the country, spending extravagantly to get rid of money that Uncle Scrooge's vaults cannot hold.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on February 21, 1952. "Barks: 'Slated for #145 W.D.C. but used in #144.' The story originally scheduled for #144 was shelved." Note and synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (M. Lilien, 1982).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Li'l Bad Wolf / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gil Turner
Inks
Gil Turner
Colors
?; Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Its swell to come to the seashore...
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Li'l Bad Wolf; Big Bad Wolf; Three Little Pigs [Practical Pig; Fifer Pig; Fiddler Pig]
Synopsis
When the pigs take a vacation at the beach, Big Bad Wolf follows them and tries to get the hotel room next door.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Grandma Duck / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Don Christensen
Pencils
Frank McSavage
Inks
Frank McSavage
Colors
?; Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You can quit work in another twenty minutes, boys!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Grandma Duck; Gus Goose; Gus; Jaq
Synopsis
The mice are helping Gus Goose with the chores on Grandma's farm, but the three of them talk Grandma into taking them on a picnic.
Reprints

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

Little Hiawatha / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?; Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What you doing, Little Hiawatha?
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Big Chief; Little Hiawatha; Sunflower
Synopsis
Hiawatha strikes oil, but the well runs dry almost immediately.
Reprints

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

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

Script
Bill Walsh
Pencils
Manuel Gonzales
Inks
Manuel Gonzales
Colors
?; Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?
Editing
Frank Reilly

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well! And in my favorite chair!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Pluto; Minnie Mouse; Mickey Mouse; Pasha
Synopsis
Mickey chases Pluto's new friend out of the house, then realizes that he's a lost dog belonging to the richest man in the world.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The richest man in the world looks a lot like Goofy.

The Picnic Puzzle (Table of Contents: 6)

Mickey Mouse / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?; Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
typeset

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Mickey Mouse; Minnie Mouse; Morty; Ferdie
Synopsis
All the people picnicking in the park have brought identical picnic baskets, which leads to confusion.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
Bill Walsh
Pencils
Manuel Gonzales
Inks
Dick Moores
Colors
?; Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?
Editing
Frank Reilly

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I give up! I haven't even seen the sun or the ocean all day!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Mickey Mouse; Goofy
Synopsis
Goofy gets an idea for avoiding the crowds at the beach.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
Bill Walsh
Pencils
Manuel Gonzales
Inks
Dick Moores
Colors
?; Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?
Editing
Frank Reilly

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I've got to get rid of all these old coat hangers!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Mickey Mouse; Brer Fox; Clarabelle Cow
Synopsis
Mickey sells some old coat hangers to junkman Brer Fox, then gets suspicious.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
Bill Walsh
Pencils
Manuel Gonzales
Inks
Dick Moores
Colors
?; Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mickey, you're awful! You've just got to take some dancing lessons!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Mickey Mouse; Minnie Mouse; Goofy; Clarabelle Cow; Horace Horsecollar
Synopsis
Mickey takes dancing lessons to please Minnie, but it backfires on him.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Donald Duck / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Bob Karp
Pencils
Al Taliaferro
Inks
Al Taliaferro
Colors
?; Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?
Editing
Frank Reilly

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now see what y'made me do! Quit bawlin', and answer the door!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie
Synopsis
The boys react violently when a brush salesman comes to the door.
Reprints
  • From Donald Duck daily (King Features Syndicate) 1949-01-17

[Caught Bottle in Baseball Glove] (Table of Contents: 11)

Donald Duck / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Bob Karp
Pencils
Al Taliaferro
Inks
Al Taliaferro
Colors
?; Western Publishing Production Shop
Editing
Frank Reilly

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck
Synopsis
Outfielder Donald tries to rob a batter of a home run.
Reprints
  • From Donald Duck daily (King Features Syndicate) 1949-06-11

Indexer Notes

Pantomime gag.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Donald Duck / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Bob Karp
Pencils
Al Taliaferro
Inks
Al Taliaferro
Colors
?; Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?
Editing
Frank Reilly

First Line of Dialogue or Text
So, after the smashup, this taxi driver comes up t'me and--
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Daisy Duck
Synopsis
Daisy tells Donald about her auto accident with a taxi cab, but Donald is already aware.
Reprints

[Beating Heart Carved on Tree] (Table of Contents: 13)

Donald Duck / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Bob Karp
Pencils
Al Taliaferro
Inks
Al Taliaferro
Colors
?; Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?
Editing
Frank Reilly

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck
Synopsis
Donald panics when a heart carved on a tree seems to have a pulse.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Pantomime gag.

[Surfs in Washbasin] (Table of Contents: 14)

Donald Duck / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Bob Karp
Pencils
Al Taliaferro
Inks
Al Taliaferro
Colors
?; Western Publishing Production Shop
Editing
Frank Reilly

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie
Synopsis
The boys know how to surf, but Donald is a beginner.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Pantomime gag.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

Donald Duck / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Bob Karp
Pencils
Al Taliaferro
Inks
Al Taliaferro
Colors
?; Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?
Editing
Frank Reilly

First Line of Dialogue or Text
How much to mow a lawn, please?
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Mrs. Jones (voice only)
Synopsis
Gardener Donald quotes his rates over the phone.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

Donald Duck / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Bob Karp
Pencils
Al Taliaferro
Inks
Al Taliaferro
Colors
?; Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?
Editing
Frank Reilly

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Happy birthday!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie
Synopsis
Donald wraps presents for the boys to take to a birthday party, but they don't look so nice when they get there.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

Donald Duck / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Bob Karp
Pencils
Al Taliaferro
Inks
Al Taliaferro
Colors
?; Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?
Editing
Frank Reilly

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well, here I am at last! Better late than never, huh, son?
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Al
Synopsis
By the time Al the plumber gets to Donald's house to fix the frozen pipes, there's a heat wave going on.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

Donald Duck / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Bob Karp
Pencils
Al Taliaferro
Inks
Al Taliaferro
Colors
?; Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?
Editing
Frank Reilly

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi, Toots, let's go!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Daisy Duck
Synopsis
Donald works hard to build a raft, but Daisy doesn't appreciate it.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

Donald Duck / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Bob Karp
Pencils
Al Taliaferro
Inks
Al Taliaferro
Colors
?; Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?
Editing
Frank Reilly

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Honest, I've trained him t'get your slippers for yuh!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey; Pokey
Synopsis
Huey tries to prove to Donald that he's trained the dog to fetch his slippers.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20)

Donald Duck / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Bob Karp
Pencils
Al Taliaferro
Inks
Al Taliaferro
Colors
?; Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?
Editing
Frank Reilly

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Here's a brand-new watch, Dewey! I expect you to be on time after this!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Dewey
Synopsis
Dewey's new watch doesn't last long.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21)

Donald Duck / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Bob Karp
Pencils
Al Taliaferro
Inks
Al Taliaferro
Colors
?; Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?
Editing
Frank Reilly

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Camp Wisheywashy - swim - fish - hike - boat
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie
Synopsis
Sleeping at a campground, the boys dream of Donald working hard to entertain them, while Donald dreams of sleeping in his bed.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Pantomime gag.

The Mysterious Pill Plot (Table of Contents: 22)

Mickey Mouse / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Riley Thompson ?
Inks
Riley Thompson ?
Colors
?; Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Mickey Mouse; Goofy; Phil [The Pill Pusher]; Black Pete [as Señora Magoola]

Indexer Notes

Part 4 of 5.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23)

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

Script
Bob Karp
Pencils
Al Taliaferro
Inks
Al Taliaferro
Letters
?
Editing
Frank Reilly

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Let's see--half a cup of hot water, two orange quarters and a cracker!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Daisy Duck
Synopsis
Daisy attempts to go on a ten day diet, but she is constantly interrupted by various visitors offering her fattening food.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.
Black and white.

Preacher Roe Sparks in Pitching Duel (Table of Contents: 24) (Expand) /

Wheaties; What Sparks a Champion Sparks You! / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Stuck on Pole-vault Pole]
    Donald Duck
  2. 1. [Spending Money]
    Donald Duck
  3. 2. ["Its swell to come to the seashore..."]
    Li'l Bad Wolf
  4. 3. ["You can quit work in another twenty minutes, boys!"]
    Grandma Duck
  5. 4. ["What you doing, Little Hiawatha?"]
    Little Hiawatha
  6. 5. ["Well! And in my favorite chair!"]
    Mickey Mouse
  7. 6. The Picnic Puzzle
    Mickey Mouse
  8. 7. ["I give up! I haven't even seen the sun or the ocean all day!"]
    Mickey Mouse
  9. 8. ["I've got to get rid of all these old coat hangers!"]
    Mickey Mouse
  10. 9. ["Mickey, you're awful! You've just got to take some dancing lessons!"]
    Mickey Mouse
  11. 10. ["Now see what y'made me do! Quit bawlin', and answer the door!"]
    Donald Duck
  12. 11. [Caught Bottle in Baseball Glove]
    Donald Duck
  13. 12. ["So, after the smashup, this taxi driver comes up t'me and--"]
    Donald Duck
  14. 13. [Beating Heart Carved on Tree]
    Donald Duck
  15. 14. [Surfs in Washbasin]
    Donald Duck
  16. 15. ["How much to mow a lawn, please?"]
    Donald Duck
  17. 16. ["Happy birthday!"]
    Donald Duck
  18. 17. ["Well, here I am at last! Better late than never, huh, son?"]
    Donald Duck
  19. 18. ["Hi, Toots, let's go!"]
    Donald Duck
  20. 19. ["Honest, I've trained him t'get your slippers for yuh!"]
    Donald Duck
  21. 20. ["Here's a brand-new watch, Dewey! I expect you to be on time after this!"]
    Donald Duck
  22. 21. ["Camp Wisheywashy - swim - fish - hike - boat"]
    Donald Duck
  23. 22. The Mysterious Pill Plot
    Mickey Mouse
  24. 23. ["Let's see--half a cup of hot water, two orange quarters and a cracker!"]
    Donald Duck
  25. 24. Preacher Roe Sparks in Pitching Duel
    Wheaties; What Sparks a Champion Sparks You!
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