(November 1959)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
Dell
Editing:
Alice Nielson Cobb (managing editor); Chase Craig and/or Del Connell (story editor); Tom McKimson (art director)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Credits for this issue based upon Alberto Becattini's "Disney Index - Dell Comic Books" Vols. 1 and 2 (Italy, 1992 and 1994).

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[Feets Don't Fail Me Now] (Table of Contents)

Gyro Gearloose / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Carl Barks
Inks:
Carl Barks
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Gyro Gearloose; Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Cover art submitted on April 8, 1961.

Inventor of Anything [Gyro's Workshop] (Table of Contents)

Gyro Gearloose / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Carl Barks
Pencils:
Carl Barks
Inks:
Carl Barks
Letters:
Garé Barks

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Gyro Gearloose; Helper
Synopsis:
A full-page drawing of the exterior of Gyro's workshop, with Gyro on a bike-saucer.
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Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Art submitted on March 18, 1959. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (1982).

The Gab-Muffer (Table of Contents)

Gyro Gearloose / comic story / 10 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; Helper; Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie; Bolivar
Synopsis:
Gyro invents a machine to envelope the nephews in a "globe of silence," but then a fire starts in Donald's back yard and the gab-muffler silences Donald and Gyro as well as the nephews.
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Indexer Notes

Art submitted March 18, 1959. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (1982).

The Stubborn Stork (Table of Contents)

Gyro Gearloose / 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:
Gyro Gearloose; Helper; Uncle Scrooge; Junior Woodchucks [Huey, Dewey and Louie]
Synopsis:
Gyro and Scrooge use Gyro's bike-saucers as they try to remove a nesting stork from an air vent leading from Scrooge's money bin, but the stork keeps coming back.
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Indexer Notes

Art submitted on April 14, 1959. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (1982).

Milktime Melodies (Table of Contents)

Gyro Gearloose / comic story / 7 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; Helper; Grandma Duck; Gus Goose
Synopsis:
Gyro invents a special hi-fi set to keep Grandma's cows happy, and it performs well even when it accidentally starts broadcasting piercing sound waves.
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Indexer Notes

Art submitted on April 14, 1959. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (1982).

The Lost Rabbit Foot (Table of Contents)

Gyro Gearloose / comic story / 7 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; Helper; Gladstone Gander
Synopsis:
Gyro invents a machine to locate Gladstone's lost rabbit's foot, which is in the water at the bottom of a pier.
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Indexer Notes

Last panel is Dell's "A Pledge to Parents". Art submitted on April 14, 1959. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (1982).

The Bird Camera (Table of Contents)

Gyro Gearloose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Carl Barks
Pencils:
Carl Barks
Inks:
Carl Barks
Letters:
Garé Barks

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Gyro Gearloose; Helper
Synopsis:
Gyro has no luck finding the curly-tailed woodpecker to photograph.
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Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Art submitted on March 18, 1959. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (1982).

The Odd Order (Table of Contents)

Gyro Gearloose / comic story / 1 page (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; Helper
Synopsis:
Gyro, at a restaurant, orders a flashlight battery for his helper's dinner.
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Indexer Notes

Back cover. Art submitted on March 18, 1959. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (1982). The sequence was replaced by an ad in some copies.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Feets Don't Fail Me Now]
    Gyro Gearloose
  2. 1. Inventor of Anything [Gyro's Workshop]
    Gyro Gearloose
  3. 2. The Gab-Muffer
    Gyro Gearloose
  4. 3. The Stubborn Stork
    Gyro Gearloose
  5. 4. Milktime Melodies
    Gyro Gearloose
  6. 5. The Lost Rabbit Foot
    Gyro Gearloose
  7. 6. The Bird Camera
    Gyro Gearloose
  8. 7. The Odd Order
    Gyro Gearloose
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  • Jerry Hillegas
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