(June 1961)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price:
0.15 USD
Pages:
36
On-sale date:
1961-03-02
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
Dell [stamp]
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). Alternate version exists. Cover art submitted on October 1, 1960. Price is listed on cover in two places.
On sale date is Library of Congress copyright record publication date.

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[Fly-free Fishing] (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:
Gyro with automatic fly-swatters.
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Keywords:
fishing; flies; mechanical fly swatters; picnic baskets

The Nose Knows (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Gyro Gearloose; Helper
Synopsis:
Gyro sends up a rocket that radios back everything it sees and warns him of impending disaster.
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Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Art submitted on October 31, 1960. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (1982). This sequence was replaced by an ad in some copies.

Monsterville (Table of Contents)

Gyro Gearloose / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Vic Lockman
Pencils:
Carl Barks
Inks:
Carl Barks
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
Garé Barks

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Gyro Gearloose; Helper; Uncle Scrooge; Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie
Synopsis:
Duckburg is rebuilt to Gyro's specifications, but his inventions eliminate so much work that the people have nothing to do.
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Indexer Notes

Art submitted on October 12, 1960. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (1982).

The Cube (Table of Contents)

Gyro Gearloose / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Vic Lockman
Pencils:
Carl Barks
Inks:
Carl Barks
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
Garé Barks

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; sports
Characters:
Gyro Gearloose; Donald Duck; Gus Goose; Grandma Duck; Helper
Synopsis:
Gyro tries to find a use for the large plastic cube with holes that he has invented.
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Indexer Notes

Art submitted October 12, 1960. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (1982).

Odd Offspring (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Gyro Gearloose
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Quiz Fizzle (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Gyro Gearloose
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Mighty But Miserable (Table of Contents)

Gyro Gearloose / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Vic Lockman
Pencils:
Carl Barks
Inks:
Carl Barks
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
Garé Barks

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Gyro Gearloose; Helper; Beagle Boys; Daisy Duck; Donald Duck; Horace Horsecollar; Uncle Scrooge
Synopsis:
A Beagle Boy forces Gyro to increase his intelligence, but the machine's effects last only an hour.
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Indexer Notes

Art submitted on October 12, 1960. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (1982).

Brain-strain (Table of Contents)

Gyro Gearloose / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Vic Lockman
Pencils:
Carl Barks
Inks:
Carl Barks
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
Garé Barks

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Gyro Gearloose; Helper; Donald Duck
Synopsis:
Gyro is marooned with Donald on a rocky island when Donald's poorly constructed boat sinks.
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Indexer Notes

Art submitted on October 12, 1960. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (1982).

Sour Notes (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie
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The Old Timer (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Gyro Gearloose; Helper; Donald Duck
Synopsis:
Gyro drives his self-servicing car into Donald's service station--but only for a drink of water.
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Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Art submitted on October 31, 1960. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (1982).

Mechanized Mess (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Vic Lockman
Pencils:
Carl Barks
Inks:
Carl Barks
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
Garé Barks

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Gyro Gearloose
Synopsis:
Gyro's mechanized trash can frightens the trash collectors.
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Indexer Notes

Back cover. Art submitted October 31, 1960. This sequence was replaced by an ad in some copies.

Home Movies (Table of Contents)

Gyro Gearloose / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Vic Lockman
Pencils:
Pete Alvarado
Inks:
?
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Gyro Gearloose
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Fly-free Fishing]
    Gyro Gearloose
  2. 1. The Nose Knows
    Gyro Gearloose
  3. 2. Monsterville
    Gyro Gearloose
  4. 3. The Cube
    Gyro Gearloose
  5. 4. Odd Offspring
    Gyro Gearloose
  6. 5. Quiz Fizzle
    Gyro Gearloose
  7. 6. Mighty But Miserable
    Gyro Gearloose
  8. 7. Brain-strain
    Gyro Gearloose
  9. 8. Sour Notes
    Donald Duck
  10. 9. The Old Timer
    Gyro Gearloose
  11. 10. Mechanized Mess
    Gyro Gearloose
  12. 11. Home Movies
    Gyro Gearloose
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