(December 1973)

Western, 1968 Series
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Price:
0.50 USD
Pages:
132
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
Gold Key
Editing:
Del Connell ?
Dimensions:
4.75". x 6.5"
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cardstock Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Squarebound

[Nice looking Donald] (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie

Indexer Notes

Cover is a redrawn version of Four Color (Dell, 1942 series) #1182.

Donald Duck and The Mummy's Ring (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck
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Donald Duck and the Mummy's Ring (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / comic story / 28 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie; Black Pete [Peg-leg Pete]
Synopsis:
Huey is trapped inside a mummy case and taken to Egypt by emissaries of the Bey El Dagga, who is restoring life in his province to the way it was in ancient times. Donald and the other two nephews follow Huey by getting jobs on the ship carrying the mummy case, and late sailing a felucca up the Nile to the Bey's domain.
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Indexer Notes

Art submitted on May 10, 1943. "Chris Couch, who worked with Barks as a story man at the Disney studio, is caricatured on a wanted poster on the seventh page of this story." Notes and synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (1982).

Luck of the North (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie
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Luck of the North (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Barks; Dana Coty (story idea)
Pencils:
Carl Barks
Inks:
Carl Barks
Colors:
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters:
Carl Barks

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie; Gladstone Gander
Synopsis:
Donald, exasperated by Gladstone Gander's good luck, sends him on a wild goose chase to Alaska in search of a uranium mine, then is overcome by remorse and fears for Gladstone's safety. He and the nephews follow Gladstone to a desolate iceberg that just happens to contain a Viking ship decked out in gold trim.
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Indexer Notes

Story submitted June 29, 1949. First appearance of Gladstone Gander in the Donald Duck series. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (1982).

Donald Duck in Ancient Persia (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie
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Donald Duck in Ancient Persia (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / comic story / 32 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie
Synopsis:
The ducks are kidnapped by a mysterious scientist and flown to Persia, where they dig into an ancient city, Itsa Faka. The inhabitants of the city have been dehydrated while still living and the scientist restores the royal entourage to life by pouring its dust into a special mixture. Donald is mistaken for the prince who jilted King Nevvawaza's daughter and a marriage ceremony is ordered by the king.
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Indexer Notes

Story submitted November 23, 1949. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (1982).

The Pixilated Parrot (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Donald Duck / comic story / 31 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Uncle Scrooge; Huey, Dewey and Louie
Synopsis:
Donald gives Uncle Scrooge a parrot that only counts, instead of talking, and Scrooge has the parrot memorize the combination to his safe; which Scrooge has been forgetting. However the parrot first gives the combination to two burglars and then flies away to a boat bound for Latin America.
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Indexer Notes

Story submitted February 23, 1950. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (1982).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Nice looking Donald]
    Donald Duck
  2. 1. Donald Duck and The Mummy's Ring
    Donald Duck
  3. 2. Donald Duck and the Mummy's Ring
    Donald Duck
  4. 3. Luck of the North
    Donald Duck
  5. 4. Luck of the North
    Donald Duck
  6. 5. Donald Duck in Ancient Persia
    Donald Duck
  7. 6. Donald Duck in Ancient Persia
    Donald Duck
  8. 7. The Pixilated Parrot
    Donald Duck
  9. 8. The Pixilated Parrot
    Donald Duck
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