(February 1999)

Gladstone, 1993 Series
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Price:
6.95 USD; 9.95 CAD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
The Bruce Hamilton Company
Brand:
G
Editing:
Leonard (John) Clark; Gary Gabner (assistant)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Prestige edition; perfect bound.


Secrets (Table of Contents)

Uncle Scrooge / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
William Van Horn
Inks:
William Van Horn
Colors:
Gary Leach

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

Reflections From The Publisher (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bruce Hamilton
Pencils:
? (photograph)
Inks:
? (photograph)
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Bruce Hamilton (photo)
Synopsis:
Bruce Hamilton reflects on his years publishing Disney material.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

[Rare Disney Figurines] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (photographs)
Inks:
? (photographs)
Colors:
? (photographs)

Characters:
Donald Duck; Mickey Mouse
Synopsis:
Pictures of two rare Disney collectables--a 1936 castile soap sculpture figure of Donald Duck and a 1980s bootleg figure of Mickey Mouse from Russia made from bottle caps.

[Credits] (Table of Contents)

credits / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Uncle Scrooge; Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie

Indexer Notes

Table of contents, credits, indicia; and a silhouette panel of the ducks used as a spot illustration.

The Cowboy Captain Of The Cutty Sark (Table of Contents)

The Life And Times Of Scrooge McDuck / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Rosa
Pencils:
Don Rosa
Inks:
Don Rosa
Colors:
Susan Daigle-Leach
Letters:
John Clark
Job Number:
[D 98045]

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Scrooge McDuck; Huey; Dewey; Louie; Donald Duck; Captain Moore; Mr. Pencroft; Mankunagara V; Sultan's Emitter Of Speech; Pakabuwana IX; Pakabuwana's Emitter Of Speech; Ratchet Gearloose; Mr. Freenbeen
Synopsis:
A newspaper clipping in a scrapbook prompts Uncle Scrooge to recall his time on The Cutty Sark in Java.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

"The Life and Times of Scrooge McDuck Part Three and-a-half."

A Rare Floyd Gottfredson Giveaway: Chesty And Coptie (Table of Contents)

The Year That Was 1945 / text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Bruce Hamilton (article); Floyd Gottfredson (strip)
Pencils:
Floyd Gottfredson
Inks:
Floyd Gottfredson
Colors:
Susan Daigle-Leach
Letters:
Typeset (article); ? (strip)

Characters:
Chesty; Coptie; Johnny
Synopsis:
Reproduction in miniature of a Floyd Gottfredson giveaway comic from 1946, newly coloured and surrounded by an explanatory article.

Revisiting David Hall (Table of Contents)

The Year That Was 1939 / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bruce Hamilton
Pencils:
David Hall (painting)
Inks:
David Hall (painting)
Colors:
David Hall (painting)
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
A painting by David Hall with explanatory notes.

Wily Rival (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Carl Barks
Pencils:
Carl Barks
Inks:
Carl Barks
Colors:
Susan Daigle-Leach
Letters:
Garé Barks
Job Number:
[US 34]

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Gyro Gearloose; Gyro's helper; Mr Ipsquiggle; Clerk
Synopsis:
Gyro visits the patent office to register an invention. There's another inventor already waiting.
Reprints:

Oops! We May Have Goofed (Table of Contents)

The Year That Was 1929 / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bruce Hamilton
Pencils:
Floyd Gottfredson
Inks:
Floyd Gottfredson
Colors:
Floyd Gottfredson
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
An investigation into which Mickey Mouse poster Floyd Gottfredson may have seen, prompting him to apply for a job with Disney, accompanied by a Gottfredson self-portrait.

A Spoof With "Apologies" (Table of Contents)

The Year That Was 1932 / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bruce Hamilton
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Clarabelle Cow
Synopsis:
A Disney-related cartoon published in the Calgary Eye-Opener (c.1932) while Carl Barks worked there before he joined Disney.

Indexer Notes

The artist of the accompanying cartoon is uncertain, but probably not Barks.

The Sedona That Turns All Metals Gold (Table of Contents)

text article / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Bruce Hamilton
Pencils:
? (photographs)
Inks:
? (photographs)
Colors:
? (photographs)
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Article is mostly color photos from a gathering of Disney comics aficionados in Sedona, Arizona.

Indexer Notes

Only one of many photos has the subject identified. A group shot includes Steve Geppi; Mindy Stout; Angleique Merolo; Chrissy Merolo; Cheryl Merolo; Judy Confer; Kerby Confer; Linda Snyder; John Snyder; Bruce Hamilton; Helen Hamilton; Russ Cochran; Carol Overstreet; Bob Overstreet; Shirley Cochran; J. Tony Ingelton; Gary Carter; Summer Hinton; Richard Hinton; and Peter Merolo.

Secrets (Table of Contents)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script:
William Van Horn
Pencils:
William Van Horn
Inks:
William Van Horn
Colors:
Gary Leach; Susan Daigle-Leach
Letters:
William Van Horn

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Rumpus McFowl; Uncle Scrooge; Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie; General; Project Director
Synopsis:
Rumpus McFowl is missing, but Uncle Scrooge is more concerned about the cigars that have gone missing with him.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

From Egmont (DK). First publication.

Greetings From The Mouse (Table of Contents)

The Year That Was 1930 / text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Reproduction of 1930s Mickey Mouse greeting cards with explanatory notes.

Were They Thinking Of Indiana McDuck (Table of Contents)

The Year That Was 1993 / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bruce Hamilton
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
An article about the background to a Scrooge McDuck statuette.

Bogdan Camerman: 1998 Gladstone Fan Of The Year (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bogdan Camerman
Inks:
Bogdan Camerman
Colors:
Bogdan Camerman ?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Uncle Scrooge
Synopsis:
Profile of a 15 year-old Romanian Uncle Scrooge fan, now living in the United States, accompanied by his picture of Scrooge.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

A Christmas Trimming (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Carl Barks (painting)
Inks:
Carl Barks (painting)
Colors:
Carl Barks (painting)

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Uncle Scrooge; Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Reprints a 1972 Carl Barks oil painting titled "A Christmas Composition," under a new name.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Secrets
    Uncle Scrooge
  2. 1. Reflections From The Publisher
  3. 2. [Rare Disney Figurines]
  4. 3. [Credits]
  5. 4. The Cowboy Captain Of The Cutty Sark
    The Life And Times Of Scrooge McDuck
  6. 5. A Rare Floyd Gottfredson Giveaway: Chesty And Coptie
    The Year That Was 1945
  7. 6. Revisiting David Hall
    The Year That Was 1939
  8. 7. Wily Rival
    Gyro Gearloose
  9. 8. Oops! We May Have Goofed
    The Year That Was 1929
  10. 9. A Spoof With "Apologies"
    The Year That Was 1932
  11. 10. The Sedona That Turns All Metals Gold
  12. 11. Secrets
    Uncle Scrooge
  13. 12. Greetings From The Mouse
    The Year That Was 1930
  14. 13. Were They Thinking Of Indiana McDuck
    The Year That Was 1993
  15. 14. Bogdan Camerman: 1998 Gladstone Fan Of The Year
  16. 15. A Christmas Trimming
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Frank Plowright
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Fredrik Ekman
  • Harry W Fluks
  • David Gerstein
  • Ole Reichstein Nielsen
  • Per Starback
  • Ian Prest