(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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