(December 1956-February 1957)

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

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[Dollar bill wreath] (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:

[Fertile Assets] (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
Reprints:

Back to Long Ago! (Table of Contents)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 21 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
Synopsis:
A hypnotist, behind on his rent, trades Scrooge nine minutes of hypnotism for his arrears. While under the spell, Scrooge learns that he was Matey McDuck of the British navy in an earlier life, and helped to bury a treasure on an island in the Caribbean. He heads for the island, but Donald has been hypnotized, too, and he and nephews have the same destination.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on April 26, 1956. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (M. Lilien, 1982).

[Forecasting Follies] (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
Reprints:

Mixed-up Presents (Table of Contents)

Mickey Mouse / text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Mickey Mouse; Minnie Mouse; Morty and Ferdie

[The Colossalest Surprize Quiz Show] (Table of Contents)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 5.75 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Barks
Pencils:
Carl Barks
Inks:
Carl Barks
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
Garé Barks
Job Number:
[W US 16-05]

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie; Uncle Scrooge McDuck
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Foreign reprint information for this sequence is based on information from the freely available Inducks database: http://inducks.org. A promo for Christmas Parade #8 fills out the page.

[Backyard Bonanza] (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
Reprints:

Happy New Year (Table of Contents)

Uncle Scrooge / illustration / 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
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Art submitted on May 24, 1956. Dell "Pledge to Parents" at bottom 0.12 page.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Dollar bill wreath]
    Uncle Scrooge
  2. 1. [Fertile Assets]
    Uncle Scrooge
  3. 2. Back to Long Ago!
    Uncle Scrooge
  4. 3. [Forecasting Follies]
    Gyro Gearloose
  5. 4. Mixed-up Presents
    Mickey Mouse
  6. 5. [The Colossalest Surprize Quiz Show]
    Uncle Scrooge
  7. 6. [Backyard Bonanza]
    Uncle Scrooge
  8. 7. Happy New Year
    Uncle Scrooge
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Peter Croome
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Claus Simonsen
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