(December 1955-February 1956)

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
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

[Money hourglass] (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 May 26, 1955.

[Watt an Occasion] (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 celebrates his 75th birthday with a 75-watt bulb on the cake.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Art submitted on June 2, 1955. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (M. Lilien, 1982).

The Golden Fleecing (Table of Contents)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 31.88 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
Synopsis:
Scrooge, who wants a coat woven of gold, is shown some of the legendary "golden fleece" by Arab-like traders who prove to be Harpies in disguise. The Harpies take Scrooge and Donald to Colchis, where Scrooge is to judge their cooking ability. The nephews come to the rescue; but Scrooge is swallowed by the Sleepless Dragon.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The last panel is Dell's "A Pledge to Parents." Art submitted on June 2, 1955. Barks was forced by his editor to change all references to "Harpies" to "Larkies." Some panels also had to be redrawn. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (M. Lilien, 1982).

[Doughnut Dare] (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 gets free coffee at the diner by soaking it up with a "doughnut" cut from a sponge.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Art submitted on June 2, 1953. Part of a "Scrooge at a diner" series of gags. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (M. Lilien, 1982).

[A Sweat Deal] (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)

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Uncle Scrooge
Synopsis:
Scrooge passes up a cafe in the desert in favor of lower prices at another, a mile away.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Art submitted on June 2, 1955. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (M. Lilien, 1982).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Money hourglass]
    Uncle Scrooge
  2. 1. [Watt an Occasion]
    Uncle Scrooge
  3. 2. The Golden Fleecing
    Uncle Scrooge
  4. 3. [Doughnut Dare]
    Uncle Scrooge
  5. 4. [A Sweat Deal]
    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