([November] 2003)

Gemstone, 2003 Series
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Price:
8.95 USD; 12.95 CAD
Pages:
84
On-sale date:
2003
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Gemstone Publishing
Brand:
Gemstone Publishing
ISBN:
0-911903-19-4 Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
978091190319550895
Editing:
Leonard Clark [John Clark] (editor-in-chief); Gary Leach (art director)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Binding:
Perfect Bound

Issue Notes

Indexed with help from Alberto Becattini. Printed in Canada.


[Nephews as reindeers] (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / cover / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Walt Kelly
Inks:
Carl Buettner
Colors:
?

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

Indexer Notes

Wraparound cover. Cover restoration by Rick Keene. Table of contents credits Walt Kelly only.

Letter to Santa (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Barks
Pencils:
Carl Barks
Inks:
Carl Barks
Colors:
Susan Daigle-Leach
Letters:
Carl Barks
Job Number:
CP 1

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie; Uncle Scrooge; Santa Claus
Synopsis:
Donald forgets to mail the nephews' letter to Santa Claus and discovers on Christmas Eve that they want a steamshovel. Donald gets the money for the steamshovel from Uncle Scrooge but Scrooge, upset because Santa and not he will get the credit for the gift, buys a steamshovel of his own to give to the nephews. He and Donald meet and fight in their steamshovels, wrecking them. Then they disguise Donald as Santa so that he can tell the nephews he's out of steamshovels.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on June 1, 1949. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (M. Lilien, 1982). Titled "Letter from Santa" in table of contest.

Such a Clatter (Table of Contents)

Chip 'n' Dale / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Paul Murry
Inks:
Paul Murry
Colors:
?
Letters:
Paul Murry
Job Number:
CP 2

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Chip 'n' Dale; Donald Duck
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Restoration by Rick Keene.

Christmas Kiss (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carl Barks
Inks:
Carl Barks
Colors:
Susan Daigle-Leach
Letters:
Carl Barks
Job Number:
OS 367-03

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Daisy Duck; Donald Duck
Synopsis:
Donald brings his own mistletoe to win a kiss from Daisy.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on May 24, 1951. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (1982). Table of contest incorrect credits Carl Barks as writer.

No Noise Is Good Noise [read paper in snow] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Carl Barks
Pencils:
Carl Barks
Inks:
Carl Barks
Colors:
Michael Myers
Letters:
Carl Barks
Job Number:
CP 1

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie
Synopsis:
Donald, his reading disrupted by the nephews, finally retreats outside into the snow.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on August 4, 1949. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (M. Lilien, 1982).

Minnie's Christmas Tree (Table of Contents)

Mickey Mouse / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Lee Hooper
Inks:
Lee Hooper
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
CP 3-07

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

Indexer Notes

Restoration by Rick Keene.

A Grandma Christmas (Table of Contents)

Grandma Duck / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Gail Renard
Pencils:
Marçal Abella Bresco [as Marsal]
Inks:
Marçal Abella Bresco [as Marsal]
Colors:
Egmont
Letters:
Gary Leach
Job Number:
D 2002-034

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Grandma Duck; Gus Goose
Reprints:
  • from Egmont (DK)

Which-way Winter (Table of Contents)

Mickey Mouse / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Stefan Petrucha
Pencils:
César Ferioli Pelaez
Inks:
María Ángeles
Colors:
Egmont
Letters:
Susie Lee
Job Number:
D 2001-025

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Mickey Mouse; Horace Horsecollar; Minnie Mouse (cameo); Clarabelle Cow (cameo); Goofy (cameo); Butch (cameo); Doc Static; Muscles McGurk; The Rock-salt Elf
Reprints:
  • from Egmont (DK)

'tis the Season (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Pat McGreal; Carol McGreal
Pencils:
Ignasi Calvet Esteban [as Esteban]
Inks:
Ignasi Calvet Esteban [as Esteban]
Colors:
Egmont
Letters:
Willie Schubert
Job Number:
D 2002-063

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie
Reprints:
  • from Egmont (DK)
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Nephews as reindeers]
    Donald Duck
  2. 1. Letter to Santa
    Donald Duck
  3. 2. Such a Clatter
    Chip 'n' Dale
  4. 3. Christmas Kiss
    Donald Duck
  5. 4. No Noise Is Good Noise [read paper in snow]
    Donald Duck
  6. 5. Minnie's Christmas Tree
    Mickey Mouse
  7. 6. A Grandma Christmas
    Grandma Duck
  8. 7. Which-way Winter
    Mickey Mouse
  9. 8. 'tis the Season
    Donald Duck
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Jan Roar Hansen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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