(November 2005)

Gemstone, 2003 Series
Volume:
1
Price:
8.95 USD
Pages:
84
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Gemstone Publishing
Brand:
?
ISBN:
1-888472-04-9 Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Leonard Clark [John Clark] (editor-in-chief); Travis Seitler (art director)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Binding:
Perfect Bound

Issue Notes

Indexed with help from Alberto Becattini. Printed in Canada.


[Who is Santa Claus?] (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bob Moore
Inks:
Bob Moore
Colors:
?

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

Indexer Notes

Cover restoration by Rick Keene.

The Golden Christmas Tree (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Barks; ? (last page)
Pencils:
Carl Barks
Inks:
Carl Barks
Colors:
Summer Hinton; Pat Keane
Letters:
Carl Barks

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie; Wicked Witch
Synopsis:
The nephews, disappointed in their wish for a golden Christmas tree, are lured into a trap by a witch who plans to use their tears in a magic potion that will destroy all the Christmas trees on earth.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art submitted June 30, 1948. Dialogue in panels two, three, four, and five of the last page of the story was changed by Barks' editors. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (1982).

It's a Wonderful Christmas Story (Table of Contents)

Mickey Mouse / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
Romano Scarpa; David Gerstein (US script)
Pencils:
Romano Scarpa
Inks:
Lucio Michieli
Colors:
Scott Rockwell
Letters:
Willie Schubert
Editing:
?
Job Number:
F 98235c

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Mickey Mouse; Pluto; Black Pete; Scuttle; Chief O'Hara (cameo); Minnie Mouse; Goofy; Clarabelle Cow; Horace Horsecollar; Santa Claus; Morty and Ferdie; Eega Beeva; Ellsworth; Mr. Broker; Jack; Atomo Bleep-Bleep (cameo)
Reprints:
  • from ? (FR)

The House Hunters (Table of Contents)

The Li'l Bad Wolf / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gil Turner
Inks:
Gil Turner
Colors:
Rick Keene
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Li'l Bad Wolf; Big Bad Wolf
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Restoration by Rick Keene.

Sentimental Energy (Table of Contents)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Marco Rota; Tony Isabella (US script)
Pencils:
Marco Rota
Inks:
Marco Rota
Colors:
Thom Pratt
Letters:
Jon Babcock
Editing:
?
Job Number:
D 2003-043

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Uncle Scrooge; Donald Duck; The Brilliants; Grandma Duck; Daisy Duck; Gyro Gearloose; Helper; Gladstone Gander
Reprints:
  • from Egmont (DK)

Indexer Notes

Part 1 of 2.

The Gullible Guard (Table of Contents)

Pluto and Grandma Duck / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Del Connell
Pencils:
Jack Bradbury
Inks:
Jack Bradbury
Colors:
Thom Pratt
Letters:
Marshal Dillon
Job Number:
W/O.S. 26 C

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Pluto; Grandma Duck; Gus Goose
Reprints:

Silent Night (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Barks; David Gerstein; Unn Printz-Påhlson
Pencils:
Carl Barks; Daan Jippes
Inks:
Carl Barks; Daan Jippes
Colors:
Susan Daigle-Leach
Letters:
Carl Barks; Todd Klein
Job Number:
[D 2001-068]

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie; Neighbor Jones
Synopsis:
Donald and Jones feud through Christmas.
Reprints:
  • from the Fine Art of Walt Disney's Donald Duck (1981)

Indexer Notes

A story rejected by Western in 1945. New opening half-page written by David Gerstein and Unn Printz-Påhlson, art by Daan Jippes, lettering by Todd Klein.

Sentimental Energy (Table of Contents)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Marco Rota; Tony Isabella (US script)
Pencils:
Marco Rota
Inks:
Marco Rota
Colors:
Thom Pratt
Letters:
Jon Babcock
Editing:
?
Job Number:
D 2003-043

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Uncle Scrooge; Donald Duck; The Brilliants
Reprints:
  • from Egmont (DK)

Indexer Notes

Part 2 of 2.

Here's to a Very Merry Christmas [Popcorn ornaments] (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?

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

I Saw Three Ships (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Moore
Inks:
Bob Moore
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie; Mickey Mouse; Goofy; Morty and Ferdie; Pluto
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Backcover. Lyrics to the traditional christmas carol.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Who is Santa Claus?]
    Donald Duck
  2. 1. The Golden Christmas Tree
    Donald Duck
  3. 2. It's a Wonderful Christmas Story
    Mickey Mouse
  4. 3. The House Hunters
    The Li'l Bad Wolf
  5. 4. Sentimental Energy
    Uncle Scrooge
  6. 5. The Gullible Guard
    Pluto and Grandma Duck
  7. 6. Silent Night
    Donald Duck
  8. 7. Sentimental Energy
    Uncle Scrooge
  9. 8. Here's to a Very Merry Christmas [Popcorn ornaments]
    Donald Duck
  10. 9. I Saw Three Ships
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Steve Dasinger
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jan Roar Hansen