(2012)

Fantagraphics, 2011 Series
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Volume:
11
Price:
28.99 USD
Pages:
248
On-sale date:
2012-11
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Fantagraphics Books, Inc.
Brand:
?
ISBN:
978-1-60699-574-7 Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
9781606995747 52899
Editing:
Gary Groth; J. Michael Catron (Associate Editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
7.5" x 10.25" (19.05 cm x 26.03 cm)
Binding:
Hardcover
Publishing Format:
Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Synopses by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (M. Lilien, 1982). This was published after volume twelve. The next one published was volume six.

1st printing: 2012; 2nd printing: October 2013


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Carl Barks
Inks:
Carl Barks
Colors:
Rich Tommaso
Letters:
Rich Tommaso

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie

Walt Disney's Donald Duck (Table of Contents)

credits / 3 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Carl Barks
Inks:
Carl Barks
Colors:
Rich Tommaso
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

title and artist page; production, copyright and publisher credits page; book title and artist page

Contents (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor

A Christmas for Shacktown (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Barks
Pencils:
Carl Barks
Inks:
Carl Barks
Colors:
Rich Tommaso
Letters:
Carl Barks

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Daisy Duck; Gladstone Gander; Uncle Scrooge; Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie; World's Best Engineers
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

[The Big Bin on Killmotor Hill] (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Barks
Pencils:
Carl Barks
Inks:
Carl Barks
Colors:
Rich Tommaso
Letters:
Carl Barks

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie; Beagle Boys; Uncle Scrooge
Synopsis:
Uncle Scrooge fills his money bin with water on a freezing night to thwart the Beagle Boys plans to tunnel into it.
Reprints:

[Gladstone's Usual Very Good Year] (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Barks
Pencils:
Carl Barks
Inks:
Carl Barks
Colors:
Rich Tommaso
Letters:
Carl Barks

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Daisy Duck; Donald Duck; Gladstone Gander; Junior Woodchucks [Huey, Dewey; Louie]; Holsworthy Hog; Pincushion Pete
Synopsis:
Donald tries futilely to win turkey raffles for which Gladstone also has tickets.
Reprints:

[The Screaming Cowboy] (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Barks
Pencils:
Carl Barks
Inks:
Carl Barks
Colors:
Rich Tommaso
Letters:
Carl Barks

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Junior Woodchucks; Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie; Snow Hermit
Synopsis:
Donald writes a cowboy song that triggers avalanches of snow when it is played on a jukebox at a winter resort.
Reprints:

[Statuesque Spendthrifts] (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Barks
Pencils:
Carl Barks
Inks:
Carl Barks
Colors:
Rich Tommaso
Letters:
Carl Barks

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie; Uncle Scrooge; Maharajah of Howduyustan; Mayor; Park Commissioner; Maharajah's Servant
Synopsis:
Uncle Scrooge and the Maharajah of Howduyustan vie to build the biggest statue of Cornelius Coot, the founder of Duckburg.
Reprints:

[Rocket Wing Saves the Day] (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Barks
Pencils:
Carl Barks
Inks:
Carl Barks
Colors:
Rich Tommaso
Letters:
Carl Barks

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Daisy Duck; Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie; Rocket Wing; Sabrejet
Synopsis:
The nephews have a racing pigeon, named Rocket Wing, who has one fault: he stops when he hears a whistle.
Reprints:

[Gladstone's Terrible Secret] (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Barks
Pencils:
Carl Barks
Inks:
Carl Barks
Colors:
Rich Tommaso
Letters:
Carl Barks

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie; Uncle Scrooge; Gladstone Gander; Gyro Gearloose (intro)
Synopsis:
Donald, the nephews, and Scrooge spy on Gladstone, and eventually break into his safe, to learn the secret of his luck.
Reprints:

[The Think Box Bollix] (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Barks
Pencils:
Carl Barks
Inks:
Carl Barks
Colors:
Rich Tommaso
Letters:
Carl Barks

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; science fiction
Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie; Gyro Gearloose; Wolf; Rabbit
Synopsis:
Gyro Gearloose invents "think boxes" that teach any animals that pass through their rays how to think, talk, and behave like human beings.
Reprints:

[Full-Service Windows] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carl Barks
Inks:
Carl Barks
Colors:
Rich Tommaso
Letters:
Carl Barks

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie
Synopsis:
Donald has trouble getting his store windows shiny enough.
Reprints:

[Rigged-Up Lawn Roller] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carl Barks
Inks:
Carl Barks
Colors:
Rich Tommaso
Letters:
Carl Barks

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie
Synopsis:
Donald is angry because the nephews have lent his lawn roller.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Titled "Rigged-Up Roller" in the table of contents.

The Golden Helmet (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Barks
Pencils:
Carl Barks
Inks:
Carl Barks
Colors:
Rich Tommaso
Letters:
Carl Barks

Genre:
adventure; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie; Azure Blue; Lawyer Sharky; The Curator; Polar Bear
Synopsis:
The ducks and a museum curator race Azure Blue, a descendant of the Vikings, to the coast of Labrador to find a golden helmet, left by a Viking explorer, that will give Blue title to all of North America. Once the helmet is saved from Blue, the curator and Donald have visions of ruling the continent.
Reprints:

[Awash in Success] (Table of Contents)

Donald's Nephews / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carl Barks
Inks:
Carl Barks
Colors:
Rich Tommaso
Letters:
Carl Barks

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Huey; Dewey; Louie
Synopsis:
The nephews sell towels to the victims of an over-active park fountain.
Reprints:

[Stable Prices] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Carl Barks
Pencils:
Carl Barks
Inks:
Carl Barks
Colors:
Rich Tommaso
Letters:
Carl Barks

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Uncle Scrooge
Synopsis:
Scrooge complains about the price at Donald's riding stable.
Reprints:

[Houseboat Holiday] (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Barks
Pencils:
Carl Barks
Inks:
Carl Barks
Colors:
Rich Tommaso
Letters:
Carl Barks

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie; Donald's Neighbor
Synopsis:
Donald takes the nephews to a houseboat on Lake Erie for the summer to keep them out of trouble.
Reprints:

[Gemstone Hunters] (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Barks
Pencils:
Carl Barks
Inks:
Carl Barks
Colors:
Rich Tommaso
Letters:
Carl Barks

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Gladstone Gander; Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie; Homestead Seller
Synopsis:
Donald and the nephews hunt gemstones in the desert, trying to match Gladstone's luck.
Reprints:

Donald Duck and "The Gilded Man" (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Barks
Pencils:
Carl Barks
Inks:
Carl Barks
Colors:
Rich Tommaso
Letters:
Carl Barks

Genre:
adventure; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie; Gladstone Gander; Philo T. Ellic; Sprigley; Maria; Pedro; Stamp Collector from Boston; Old Riverman; El Dorado the Gilded Man
Synopsis:
The ducks go to British Guiana in search of the world's rarest stamp, a one-cent magenta of 1856, and find it on a letter in the possession of El Dorado, a giant golden Indian. After they retrieve the letter, the ducks learn that it is addressed to a deceased Duckburg resident who named Gladstone her only heir.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Titled "The Gilded Man" in the table of contents.

[Armored Cat Rescue] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Carl Barks
Pencils:
Carl Barks
Inks:
Carl Barks
Colors:
Rich Tommaso
Letters:
Carl Barks

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie; Daisy's Cat
Synopsis:
Donald puts on sturdy clothing to bring Daisy's cat down from a telephone pole.
Reprints:
Keywords:
armor; cat; telephone pole

Indexer Notes

Titled "Armored Rescue" in the table of contents.

[Crafty Corner] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Carl Barks
Pencils:
Carl Barks
Inks:
Carl Barks
Colors:
Rich Tommaso
Letters:
Carl Barks

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie
Synopsis:
Donald literally paints himself into a corner.
Reprints:

[Spending Money] (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Barks
Pencils:
Carl Barks
Inks:
Carl Barks
Colors:
Rich Tommaso
Letters:
Carl Barks

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie; Uncle Scrooge; Junior Woodchucks; Clerk
Synopsis:
The ducks travel the country, spending extravagantly to get rid of money that Uncle Scrooge's vaults cannot hold.
Reprints:

[Treeing Off] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carl Barks
Inks:
Carl Barks
Colors:
Rich Tommaso
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:

[Christmas Kiss] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carl Barks
Inks:
Carl Barks
Colors:
Rich Tommaso
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:

[Stamp-sized Christmas list; Projecting Desires] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carl Barks
Inks:
Carl Barks
Colors:
Rich Tommaso
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

Titled "Projecting Desires" in the table of contents.

Story Notes (Table of Contents)

text article / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Fiore [as R. Fiore]; Stefano Priarone; Ken Parille; Rich Kreiner; Jared Gardner; Matthias Wivel; Rich Kreiner; Craig Fischer; Donald Ault
Pencils:
Carl Barks
Inks:
Carl Barks
Letters:
typeset; Carl Barks

Indexer Notes

Brief commentary on the stories. Fiore comments on "A Christmas for Shacktown" and "Gladstone's Usual Good Year;" Priarone- "The Big Bin on Killmotor Hill;" Parille- "The Screaming Cowboy" and "Rocket Wing Saves the Day;" Kreiner- "Statuesque Spendthrifts," "The Golden Helmet," and the single-page stories; Gardner- "Gladstone's Terrible Secret" and "Spending Money;" Wivel- "The Think Box Bollix" and "The Gilded Man;" Fischer- "Houseboat Holiday;" Ault- "Gemstone Hunters."

Accompanied by single panel apiece from "A Christmas for Shacktown," "Rocket Wing Saves the Day," "Gladstone's Terrible Secret," "The Think Box Bollix," "The Golden Helmet," "Houseboat Holiday," "Gemstone Hunters" "Spending Money," "Awash in Success," and "Stamp-sized Christmas list; Projecting Desires." Finally, two sample panels apiece are included from "Gladstone's Usual Good Year," "The Screaming Cowboy," "Statuesque Spendthrifts" and "The Gilded Man."

Also included are the cover reprints listed below.

A Christmas for Shacktown (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Carl Barks
Inks:
Carl Barks
Colors:
Rich Tommaso
Letters:
?

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

Indexer Notes

The original publisher logo is deleted in these cover reprints like with the other volumes in this series.

[Turkey Hunter Has 3 Turkeys] (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Carl Barks
Inks:
Carl Barks
Colors:
Rich Tommaso

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie
Reprints:

[Pistols in Juice] (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Carl Barks
Inks:
Carl Barks
Colors:
Rich Tommaso

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie
Reprints:

[Huey, Dewey and Louie Have Bedcovers. Donald Freezes.] (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Carl Barks
Inks:
Carl Barks
Colors:
Rich Tommaso

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie
Reprints:

[House Snowed In] (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Carl Barks
Inks:
Carl Barks
Colors:
Rich Tommaso

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Daisy Duck
Reprints:

[Applesauce for Teacher Donald] (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Carl Barks
Inks:
Carl Barks
Colors:
Rich Tommaso

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey
Reprints:

[Flubbity Dubbity Duffer] (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Carl Barks
Inks:
Carl Barks
Colors:
Rich Tommaso

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; sports
Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie; Uncle Scrooge
Reprints:

[Concertina Filled with Water] (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Carl Barks
Inks:
Carl Barks
Colors:
Rich Tommaso

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie
Reprints:

The Golden Helmet (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Carl Barks
Inks:
Carl Barks
Colors:
Rich Tommaso
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie
Reprints:
Keywords:
maps; Vikings

[Feeding Pigeons] (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Carl Barks
Inks:
Carl Barks
Colors:
Rich Tommaso

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie
Reprints:

[Scared by Phony Shark Fin] (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Carl Barks
Inks:
Carl Barks
Colors:
Rich Tommaso

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie
Reprints:
Keywords:
swimming

Donald Duck and The Gilded Man (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Carl Barks
Inks:
Carl Barks
Colors:
Rich Tommaso
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie; El Dorado the Gilded Man
Reprints:
Keywords:
idols; temples

[Stuck on Pole-vault Pole] (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Carl Barks
Inks:
Carl Barks
Colors:
Rich Tommaso

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; sports
Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie
Reprints:

[""I was a real misfit," Carl Barks said, thinking back over an early life of hard labor..."] (Table of Contents)

Carl Barks: Life Among the Ducks / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Donald Ault
Pencils:
Alan Light (photo)
Inks:
Alan Light (photo)
Colors:
Alan Light (photo)
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Carl Barks (photo)

Indexer Notes

Accompanied by a single photo.

Biographies (Table of Contents)

credits / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Brief blurbs on the story notes writers.

Where Did These Duck Stories First Appear? (Table of Contents)

credits / 1 page (report information)

Script:
? (editor)
Letters:
typeset

["Huey, Dewey and Louie resolve to brighten Christmas for the suffering children of Shacktown with help from Uncle Scrooge..."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Donald Duck
  2. 1. Walt Disney's Donald Duck
  3. 2. Contents
  4. 3. A Christmas for Shacktown
    Donald Duck
  5. 4. [The Big Bin on Killmotor Hill]
    Donald Duck
  6. 5. [Gladstone's Usual Very Good Year]
    Donald Duck
  7. 6. [The Screaming Cowboy]
    Donald Duck
  8. 7. [Statuesque Spendthrifts]
    Donald Duck
  9. 8. [Rocket Wing Saves the Day]
    Donald Duck
  10. 9. [Gladstone's Terrible Secret]
    Donald Duck
  11. 10. [The Think Box Bollix]
    Donald Duck
  12. 11. [Full-Service Windows]
    Donald Duck
  13. 12. [Rigged-Up Lawn Roller]
    Donald Duck
  14. 13. The Golden Helmet
    Donald Duck
  15. 14. [Awash in Success]
    Donald's Nephews
  16. 15. [Stable Prices]
    Donald Duck
  17. 16. [Houseboat Holiday]
    Donald Duck
  18. 17. [Gemstone Hunters]
    Donald Duck
  19. 18. Donald Duck and "The Gilded Man"
    Donald Duck
  20. 19. [Armored Cat Rescue]
    Donald Duck
  21. 20. [Crafty Corner]
    Donald Duck
  22. 21. [Spending Money]
    Donald Duck
  23. 22. [Treeing Off]
    Donald Duck
  24. 23. [Christmas Kiss]
    Donald Duck
  25. 24. [Stamp-sized Christmas list; Projecting Desires]
    Donald Duck
  26. 25. Story Notes
  27. 26. A Christmas for Shacktown
    Donald Duck
  28. 27. [Turkey Hunter Has 3 Turkeys]
    Donald Duck
  29. 28. [Pistols in Juice]
    Donald Duck
  30. 29. [Huey, Dewey and Louie Have Bedcovers. Donald Freezes.]
    Donald Duck
  31. 30. [House Snowed In]
    Donald Duck
  32. 31. [Applesauce for Teacher Donald]
    Donald Duck
  33. 32. [Flubbity Dubbity Duffer]
    Donald Duck
  34. 33. [Concertina Filled with Water]
    Donald Duck
  35. 34. The Golden Helmet
    Donald Duck
  36. 35. [Feeding Pigeons]
    Donald Duck
  37. 36. [Scared by Phony Shark Fin]
    Donald Duck
  38. 37. Donald Duck and The Gilded Man
    Donald Duck
  39. 38. [Stuck on Pole-vault Pole]
    Donald Duck
  40. 39. [""I was a real misfit," Carl Barks said, thinking back over an early life of hard labor..."]
    Carl Barks: Life Among the Ducks
  41. 40. Biographies
  42. 41. Where Did These Duck Stories First Appear?
  43. 42. ["Huey, Dewey and Louie resolve to brighten Christmas for the suffering children of Shacktown with help from Uncle Scrooge..."]
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