(March-May 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)
Format:
Regular U.S. Comic Size; Color Covers and Interiors, Saddle-Stitched

[Music cash register] (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:
Uncle Scrooge
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on July 30, 1953.

[Hospitality Week] (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:
Donald Duck; Uncle Scrooge
Synopsis:
Scrooge invites a sideshow freak to dinner during "hospitality week."
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Art submitted on July 30, 1953. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (M. Lilien, 1982).

[Secret of Atlantis] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Carl Barks; Chase Craig (story idea)
Pencils:
Carl Barks
Inks:
Carl Barks
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
Garé Barks

Genre:
adventure; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Uncle Scrooge; Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie
Synopsis:
Scrooge buys up all the 1916 quarters ever minted and sinks all but one deep in the Atlantic, with the aim of making that one coin the most valuable in the world. But the last quarter is flattened by a steamroller and so Scrooge must dive into the Atlantic to get another. There, the ducks find Atlantis, a sunken city populated by fish-men who breathe under water.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on July 30, 1953. Mention is made of the "Junior Woodchuck's Book of Knowledge," a forerunner of the Junior Woodchuck Guidebook. First appearance of Scrooge's "worry room." Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (M. Lilien, 1982).

[McDuck takes a dive] (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:
On a cruise ship, Scrooge watches native boys risk their lives for pennies thrown in the water.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Art submitted on July 30, 1953. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (M. Lilien, 1982).

[Slippery Sipper] (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:
Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie; Uncle Scrooge
Synopsis:
To celebrate a big business deal, Scrooge buys one soda, and five straws, for himself, Donald, and the nephews.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Art submitted on July 30, 1953. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (M. Lilien, 1982).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Music cash register]
    Uncle Scrooge
  2. 1. [Hospitality Week]
    Uncle Scrooge
  3. 2. [Secret of Atlantis]
    Uncle Scrooge
  4. 3. [McDuck takes a dive]
    Uncle Scrooge
  5. 4. [Slippery Sipper]
    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