(December 1953-February 1954)

Dell, 1953 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
Dell Comic
Editing:
Alice Nielson Cobb (managing editor); Chase Craig (story editor); Tom McKimson (art director)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[money-patched coat] (Table of Contents)

Uncle Scrooge / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Carl Barks
Inks:
Carl Barks
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Uncle Scrooge
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on May 7, 1953.

[Ballet Evasions] (Table of Contents)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Carl Barks
Pencils:
Carl Barks
Inks:
Carl Barks
Letters:
Garé Barks

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Uncle Scrooge; Donald Duck
Synopsis:
Scrooge uses ballet to elude such pests as a process server and a bill collector.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Art submitted on May 21, 1953. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (M. Lilien, 1982).

[The Menehune Mystery] (Table of Contents)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Barks
Pencils:
Carl Barks
Inks:
Carl Barks
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
Garé Barks

Genre:
adventure; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Beagle Boys; Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie; Uncle Scrooge
Synopsis:
Scrooge has his money canned before shipping it to a Hawaiian island he has bought, but the Beagle Boys have infiltrated the canning operation and have bought the ship Scrooge uses. They make the ducks their prisoners on the island, which is now populated only by one old Hawaiian Opu Nui (Big Tummy) and the menehunes--the tiny ones.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on May 28, 1953. "According to Barks, his wife Garé--who had begun working as his assistant only shortly before--suggested the locale for this story and told him about the menehunes. [August 1978 letter to Michael Barrier]." Note and synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (M. Lilien, 1982).

[The Cheapest Weigh] (Table of Contents)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Carl Barks
Pencils:
Carl Barks
Inks:
Carl Barks
Letters:
Garé Barks

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Uncle Scrooge; Donald Duck
Synopsis:
Scrooge finds a way to avoid paying a penny but still learns his weight.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Art submitted on May 21, 1953. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (M. Lilien, 1982).

[Bum Steer] (Table of Contents)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Carl Barks
Pencils:
Carl Barks
Inks:
Carl Barks
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
Garé Barks

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Uncle Scrooge
Synopsis:
Scrooge loads down a passing bum with sacks of money.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Art submitted on May 21, 1953. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (M. Lilien, 1982).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [money-patched coat]
    Uncle Scrooge
  2. 1. [Ballet Evasions]
    Uncle Scrooge
  3. 2. [The Menehune Mystery]
    Uncle Scrooge
  4. 3. [The Cheapest Weigh]
    Uncle Scrooge
  5. 4. [Bum Steer]
    Uncle Scrooge
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Claus Simonsen
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Kjell Crone
  • Harry W Fluks
  • I.N.D.U.C.K.S Project and Alberto Becattini