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

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[Money sorting machine] (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 September 23, 1954.

[Deep Decision] (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 brings a folding cup to the diner.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Art submitted on December 9, 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).

The Fabulous Philosopher's Stone (Table of Contents)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 24 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:
Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie; Uncle Scrooge; Monsieur Mattressface (the International Money Council)
Synopsis:
The ducks search for the philosopher's stone--which can turn other metals into gold--all over Europe, following a trail that finally leads them to the labyrinth of Crete.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

Heirloom Watch (Table of Contents)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 8 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; Gyro Gearloose; Uncle Scrooge
Synopsis:
Scrooge is told that he can claim his great-uncle's estate only by presenting the old McDuck heirloom watch--which he has just thrown away because it fell apart.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on November 11, 1954. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (M. Lilien, 1982).

[Smash Success] (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; Huey, Dewey and Louie; Uncle Scrooge
Synopsis:
Scrooge sets up a pottery shop at a bad curve in the road.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Art submitted on December 9, 1954. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (M. Lilien, 1982).

[Diving for money] (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Money sorting machine]
    Uncle Scrooge
  2. 1. [Deep Decision]
    Uncle Scrooge
  3. 2. The Fabulous Philosopher's Stone
    Uncle Scrooge
  4. 3. Heirloom Watch
    Uncle Scrooge
  5. 4. [Smash Success]
    Uncle Scrooge
  6. 5. [Diving for money]
    Uncle Scrooge
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Claus Simonsen
  • 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