(April-June 1960)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
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).


[Say Cheese] (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; Helper
Synopsis:
Camera paints Gyro's portrait.
Reprints:
Keywords:
paint brushes; painting; palettes; portraits; robots

Indexer Notes

Cover art submitted September 28, 1959.

The Call of the Wild (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
Synopsis:
Gyro invents a moose call so good that hunters fire at him.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Art submitted on October 19, 1959. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (1982).

Cave of the Winds (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; Uncle Scrooge; Beagle Boys
Synopsis:
On Gyro's advice, Scrooge buys Duckburg savings bonds with his move to save it from the Beagle Boys, then hides the bonds in caves in the Aeolian Mountains.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on September 12, 1959. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (1982).

Mixed-up Mixer (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
Synopsis:
Gyro uses his new cement mixer to build a dam on Grandma's farm when a flood hits, then Grandma uses it to mix bread for flood refugees.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on September 16, 1959. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (1982).

The Madball Pitcher (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; Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey & Louie
Synopsis:
Gyro, caught in the middle in a hotly contested baseball game between two Duckburg teams, invents an unhittable ball for one side and an unmissable bat for the other.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on September 12, 1959. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (1982).

The Bear Tamer (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:
Gladstone recruits Gyro to help him tame a bear so that he will be crowned "king of luck," and Gyro invents a repellent that keeps the bear subdued.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art submitted October 29, 1959. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (1982).

Tale of the Tape (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
Synopsis:
Gyro tapes his snores, but the tape picks up an elephant's snores as well.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Art submitted on October 19, 1959. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (1982).

His Shining Hour (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
Synopsis:
Gyro invents a home shoe shiner.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Art submitted on October 19, 1959. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (1982). This sequence is replaced by an ad in some copies.

Visit Hawaii (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photograph)
Inks:
? (photograph)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Alternate back cover ad for Picture Stamps of Hawaii.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Say Cheese]
    Gyro Gearloose
  2. 1. The Call of the Wild
    Gyro Gearloose
  3. 2. Cave of the Winds
    Gyro Gearloose
  4. 3. Mixed-up Mixer
    Gyro Gearloose
  5. 4. The Madball Pitcher
    Gyro Gearloose
  6. 5. The Bear Tamer
    Gyro Gearloose
  7. 6. Tale of the Tape
    Gyro Gearloose
  8. 7. His Shining Hour
    Gyro Gearloose
  9. 8. Visit Hawaii
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