(September-November 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)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[Tips on preserving] (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 15, 1955.

[Buffo or Bust] (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; Uncle Scrooge
Synopsis:
Scrooge is "sculpted" in mud by the great Buffo.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Art submitted on February 23, 1956. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (M. Lilien, 1982).

The Second-Richest Duck (Table of Contents)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 20 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:
Uncle Scrooge; Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie; Flintheart Glomgold (intro)
Synopsis:
Scrooge goes to South Africa to match his wealth against that of Flintheart Glomgold, proclaimed to be the richest duck in the world. After comparing their wealth, Scrooge and Flintheart find that the title of richest duck hangs on who has saved the largest ball of string. They roll their string across open African country to determine whose roll is the longest.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on February 2, 1956. First appearance of Flintheart Glomgold. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (M. Lilien, 1982).

[The Cat Box] (Table of Contents)

Gyro Gearloose / 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:
Gyro Gearloose; Gyro's Helper (intro)
Synopsis:
Gyro invents a machine to translate the howling of the cats on his fence.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on February 9, 1956. First appearance of Gyro's Helper. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (M. Lilien, 1982).

The Dilapidated Dinosaur (Table of Contents)

Morty and Ferdie / text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Morty and Ferdie

[Migrating Millions] (Table of Contents)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 6.75 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, told his money bin is in the way of a new turnpike, moves it first to a valley and then to a hilltop, but can't escape "progress."
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on February 9, 1956. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (M. Lilien, 1982). A promo for Duck Album (Four Color #726) fills out the page.

[Pound for Sound] (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; Uncle Scrooge
Synopsis:
Scrooge and Donald sneak into a concert.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Art submitted on February 23, 1956. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (M. Lilien, 1982).

["Play It Smart - Play Safe"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Wrigley's Juicy Fruit Gum.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Tips on preserving]
    Uncle Scrooge
  2. 1. [Buffo or Bust]
    Uncle Scrooge
  3. 2. The Second-Richest Duck
    Uncle Scrooge
  4. 3. [The Cat Box]
    Gyro Gearloose
  5. 4. The Dilapidated Dinosaur
    Morty and Ferdie
  6. 5. [Migrating Millions]
    Uncle Scrooge
  7. 6. [Pound for Sound]
    Uncle Scrooge
  8. 7. ["Play It Smart - Play Safe"]
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