(September-November 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

[The wishing well] (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
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Indexer Notes

Art submitted on October 8, 1953.

[Temper Tampering] (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
Synopsis:
Scrooge's foul mood is erased when he finds a nickel on the sidewalk.
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Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Art submitted on February 25, 1954. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (M. Lilien, 1982).

[The Seven Cities of Cibola] (Table of Contents)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 28 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Barks; Al Koch (plot assistance)
Pencils:
Carl Barks
Inks:
Carl Barks
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
Garé Barks

Genre:
adventure; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie; Beagle Boys; Gyro Gearloose; Uncle Scrooge
Synopsis:
Scrooge and the Ducks go hunting Indian arrowheads and stumble onto jewels from the Seven Cities of Cibola. When they go searching for the Cities in the desert, they are followed by the Beagle Boys, who have overheard them talking about the fabulous treasure left by the Indians in the Cities.
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Indexer Notes

Art submitted on January 28, 1954. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (M. Lilien, 1982).

[Billion Dollar Pigeon] (Table of Contents)

Uncle Scrooge / 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:
Uncle Scrooge
Synopsis:
Scrooge uses a carrier pigeon to send a million dollars to the bank, but the pigeon flies south instead.
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Indexer Notes

Art submitted on February 25, 1954. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (M. Lilien, 1982).

[Wrong Number] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Uncle Scrooge
Synopsis:
Scrooge dials a wrong number, but still gets his dime's worth.
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Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Art submitted on February 25, 1954. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (M. Lilien, 1982).

[Diner Dilemma] (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 brings his own coffee cup to the diner to get a lower price.
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Indexer Notes

Back cover. Art submitted on February 25, 1954. Part of "Scrooge at a diner" series of gags. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (M. Lilien, 1982).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [The wishing well]
    Uncle Scrooge
  2. 1. [Temper Tampering]
    Uncle Scrooge
  3. 2. [The Seven Cities of Cibola]
    Uncle Scrooge
  4. 3. [Billion Dollar Pigeon]
    Uncle Scrooge
  5. 4. [Wrong Number]
    Uncle Scrooge
  6. 5. [Diner Dilemma]
    Uncle Scrooge
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Claus Simonsen
  • Gary L. Watson
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