(December 1954-February 1955)

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

[Dollar figure skating] (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 8, 1953.

[Cash on the Brain] (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 pleads a lack of cash when a clubwoman asks for a donation.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Art submitted on June 10, 1954. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (M. Lilien, 1982).

[Message from Mysterious Island] (Table of Contents)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 28 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; Uncle Scrooge; Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie; ? (cabbage professor)
Synopsis:
Scrooge takes a sea voyage so that the wind can clean out the gold dust that's clogging his pores and making him feel tired, and also to answer a plea for help that turns up in a bottle on the beach. When the ducks arrive at the island from which the message was sent, they find the Beagle Boys and a mysterious ray that turns living things into stone.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on May 20, 1954. Three half-pages of finished or penciled art exists from this story that was apparently cut out or re-done by Barks and does not appear in the story as printed here. (Printed in Walt Disney's Uncle Scrooge (Gladstone, 1986 series) #222) Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (M. Lilien, 1982). Carl Barks named the story with the above title in a letter to a fan in 1962.

[A Campaign of Note] (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:
Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie; Uncle Scrooge
Synopsis:
Scrooge faces the necessity of spending money in campaign for treasurer of Duckburg.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on June 10, 1954. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (M. Lilien, 1982).

[Classy Taxi!] (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 rents his limousine as a taxi on a rainy day.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Art submitted on June 10, 1954. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (M. Lilien, 1982).

[Blanket Investment] (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:
Scrooge uses his electric blanket to hatch out chicks.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Art submitted on June 10, 1954. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (M. Lilien, 1982).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Dollar figure skating]
    Uncle Scrooge
  2. 1. [Cash on the Brain]
    Uncle Scrooge
  3. 2. [Message from Mysterious Island]
    Uncle Scrooge
  4. 3. [A Campaign of Note]
    Uncle Scrooge
  5. 4. [Classy Taxi!]
    Uncle Scrooge
  6. 5. [Blanket Investment]
    Uncle Scrooge
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Claus Simonsen
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Patrick Lemaire
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