(May 1990)

Gladstone, 1987 Series
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Price:
1.95 USD; 2.50 CAD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly except February, March, May, and July
On-sale date:
1990-02-27
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Gladstone Publishing, Ltd.
Brand:
Gladstone Giant
Editing:
Byron Erickson
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Cross Talk column in this issue. Issue is dated May, even though indicia frequency says it isn't published in May.


[Mystery of the Ghost Town Railroad] (Table of Contents)

Uncle Scrooge / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Carl Barks
Inks:
Carl Barks
Colors:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Uncle Scrooge; Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie
Reprints:

Gladstone: Four Years Later (Table of Contents)

text article / 0.833 page (report information)

Script:
Bruce Hamilton (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Bruce Hamilton reminisces on the first four years of Gladstone comics.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Statement of Ownership (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.167 page (report information)

Script:
Steven C. Calrow (Business Manager)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Statement of Ownership for October 3, 1989. Average paid circulation last 12 months was 67,321.

Mystery of the Ghost Town Railroad (Table of Contents)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Barks
Pencils:
Carl Barks
Inks:
Carl Barks
Colors:
Summer Hamilton
Letters:
Garé Barks
Job Number:
US 56

Genre:
adventure; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Uncle Scrooge; Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie; Katie Mallard; Cyanide Charlie; Hardrock Joe; Ducky Bird; Copperhead McViper
Reprints:

The Pied Piper of Duckburg (Table of Contents)

Gyro Gearloose / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Barks (pp 1-3); Don Rosa (pp 4-8)
Pencils:
Carl Barks (pp 1-3); Don Rosa (pp 4-8)
Inks:
Don Rosa
Colors:
Sue Daigle
Letters:
John Clark
Job Number:
H 89174

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Uncle Scrooge; Gyro Gearloose; Miss Quackfaster
Synopsis:
Scrooge hires Gyro to rid Duckburg of rats.
Reprints:
Keywords:
bridge; cheese; Money Bin; rats

Indexer Notes

Barks started the story in 1959 for a Gyro Gearloose Four Color, but abandoned it when it became obvious that the amount of drawing wouldn't be worth the page rate.

In the Talons of Wan Fu (Table of Contents)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Geoffrey Blum (script)
Pencils:
Santiago Scalabroni Ceballos
Inks:
Santiago Scalabroni Ceballos
Colors:
Summer Hamilton
Letters:
Bill Spicer
Job Number:
D 9278

Genre:
adventure; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Uncle Scrooge; Donald Duck; Magica De Spell; Wan Fu
Synopsis:
Magica hires magician Wan Fu to steal Scrooge's Old Number One Dime, but Wan Fu decides he wants it for himself.
Reprints:
  • from Gutenberghus (DK)
Keywords:
747 airplane; bear; disguise; dragon; illusions; London; magician; Money Bin; Old Number One Dime; pterodactyl; tiger

[Blanket Investment] (Table of Contents)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Carl Barks
Pencils:
Carl Barks
Inks:
Carl Barks
Colors:
Kathy Beard
Letters:
Garé Barks
Job Number:
US 8

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Uncle Scrooge; Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie
Reprints:

Return to Pizen Bluff (Table of Contents)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Barks
Pencils:
Carl Barks
Inks:
Carl Barks
Colors:
?
Letters:
Garé Barks
Job Number:
US 26

Genre:
adventure; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Uncle Scrooge; Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Cross Talk / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Geoffrey Blum (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Previews for Gladstone Comics for February: Mickey and Donald #18; DuckTales #13; Pinocchio Special #1; Uncle Scrooge Adventures #21. Also includes the news that the Walt Disney Company will publish its own comics.

[Domino Bookcases] (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / comic story / 0.125 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Foster
Pencils:
Frank Smith ?
Inks:
Frank Smith
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
KFS 9/16/86

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Donald Duck
Synopsis:
Donald knocks over a row of bookcases while looking for a book on dominoes.
Reprints:
  • from Donald Duck daily (King Features Syndicate) 1986.09.16
Keywords:
bookcases; dominoes; library

Indexer Notes

Bottom of back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Mystery of the Ghost Town Railroad]
    Uncle Scrooge
  2. 1. Gladstone: Four Years Later
  3. 2. Statement of Ownership
  4. 3. Mystery of the Ghost Town Railroad
    Uncle Scrooge
  5. 4. The Pied Piper of Duckburg
    Gyro Gearloose
  6. 5. In the Talons of Wan Fu
    Uncle Scrooge
  7. 6. [Blanket Investment]
    Uncle Scrooge
  8. 7. Return to Pizen Bluff
    Uncle Scrooge
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Cross Talk
  10. 9. [Domino Bookcases]
    Donald Duck
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Hughes