Uncle Scrooge #19 [15 cent price variant]

Dell, 1953 Series
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Price:
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
Editing:
Alice Nielson Cobb (managing editor); Chase Craig and/or Del Connell (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

This issue is a variant of Uncle Scrooge (Dell, 1953 series) #19.


[Money snake charmer] (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 October 18, 1956. Barks later did this cover as an oil painting (CB OIL #96).

[History Tossed] (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, like George Washington, hurls a dollar across the Potomac.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Art submitted on February 28, 1957. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (M. Lilien, 1982).

The Mines of King Solomon (Table of Contents)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 27 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:
Uncle Scrooge; Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie
Synopsis:
Scrooge takes Donald and the nephews with him on a trip around the world to inspect his many properties, and the nephews' Junior Woodchuck animal calls get them into trouble constantly. Check on the supply of sand for glass at an Arab village on the Red Sea, the ducks find the fabulous Mines of King Solomon--but the Woodchuck animal calls draw Arab raiders on camels.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on February 15, 1957. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (M. Lilien, 1982).

Birthday Busy-ness (Table of Contents)

Mickey Mouse / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tony Strobl
Inks:
?
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Mickey Mouse; Morty and Ferdie

[Gyro Builds a Better House] (Table of Contents)

Gyro Gearloose / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Gyro Gearloose; Gyro's Helper
Synopsis:
Gyro fills an order for a soft, pillowy house, but it accidentally turns out hard.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on February 28, 1957. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (M. Lilien, 1982).

[Dell Comic Subscriptions Make Wonderful Gifts!] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (spot illustration)
Inks:
? (spot illustration)
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Advocating 12 issue subscription to Dell comic books, "Roy Rogers & Trigger", "Tom & Jerry", "New Funnies", "Lone Ranger", "Tarzan", "Little Lulu", "Looney Tunes", and "Uncle Scrooge". One title: $1.20. Five titles: $5.

[Juicy Fruit Gum Safety Quiz] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Wrigley's Juicy Fruit Gum.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Money snake charmer]
    Uncle Scrooge
  2. 1. [History Tossed]
    Uncle Scrooge
  3. 2. The Mines of King Solomon
    Uncle Scrooge
  4. 3. Birthday Busy-ness
    Mickey Mouse
  5. 4. [Gyro Builds a Better House]
    Gyro Gearloose
  6. 5. [Dell Comic Subscriptions Make Wonderful Gifts!]
  7. 6. [Juicy Fruit Gum Safety Quiz]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • William Alexander
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