Saturday, November 6, 2010

Thumper Meets the Seven Dwarfs Comic

In this 1943 Dell Publishing Four Color Comic No. 19, Bambi's Thumper joins Snow White's Seven Dwarfs in a wild adventure where they encounter, among other things, the Giant from The Brave Little Tailor. 68 pages.

Front Cover, 1943 Dell Four Color Comic #19

It was the first time Bambi characters were used in crossover stories with other Disney characters. Illustration was by Carl Buettner. The comic was reprinted in 1952 by Dell: Silly Symphonies #8.

1952 Cover: Walt Disney's Silly Symphonies #8. Image via Comic Vine.


And then again in 1968 by Gold Key: Walt Disney Comics Digest in two parts #24 and #25.

1968 Covers: Walt Disney Comics Digests #24 and #25.


Sample pages:









The rear cover from the 1943 Dell Publishing Four Color issue.

Illustrations and text copyright Disney. Posted here for historical documentation purposes only.
Image scan courtesy of the Bob Fergusson Collection.

2 comments:

  1. Hey c'mon! What happens next? How does Thumper get out of this?

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  2. Glad you're enjoying it Sushuri. Tune in this coming weekend for the next installment :)

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