(March-May 1954)

Dell, 1953 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
Quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Dell Comic
Editing
Alice Nielson Cobb (managing editor); Chase Craig (story editor); Tom McKimson (art director)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

[Hospitality Week] (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Carl Barks
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Letters
Garé Barks

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What foolishness will people think of next?
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Uncle Scrooge
Synopsis
Scrooge invites a sideshow freak to dinner during "hospitality week."
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Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Art submitted on July 30, 1953. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (M. Lilien, 1982).

[Secret of Atlantis] (Table of Contents: 2)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Barks; Chase Craig (story idea)
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
Garé Barks

Job Number
S.O.S. #5 - 543
First Line of Dialogue or Text
I think the ducking stool should be revived for dead-beats that never pay their debts!
Genre
adventure; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge; Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie
Synopsis
Scrooge buys up all the 1916 quarters ever minted and sinks all but one deep in the Atlantic, with the aim of making that one coin the most valuable in the world. But the last quarter is flattened by a steamroller and so Scrooge must dive into the Atlantic to get another. There, the ducks find Atlantis, a sunken city populated by fish-men who breathe under water.
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Indexer Notes

Art submitted on July 30, 1953. Mention is made of the "Junior Woodchuck's Book of Knowledge," a forerunner of the Junior Woodchuck Guidebook. First appearance of Scrooge's "worry room." Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (M. Lilien, 1982).

[McDuck takes a dive] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Carl Barks
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Letters
Garé Barks

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look at those poor native boys risk their lives to dive for pennies!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge; Donald Duck
Synopsis
On a cruise ship, Scrooge watches native boys risk their lives for pennies thrown in the water.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Art submitted on July 30, 1953. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (M. Lilien, 1982).

[Slippery Sipper] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I've just made a million dollars, and I feel like celebrating!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie; Uncle Scrooge
Synopsis
To celebrate a big business deal, Scrooge buys one soda, and five straws, for himself, Donald, and the nephews.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Art submitted on July 30, 1953. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (M. Lilien, 1982).

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Music cash register]
    Uncle Scrooge
  2. 1. [Hospitality Week]
    Uncle Scrooge
  3. 2. [Secret of Atlantis]
    Uncle Scrooge
  4. 3. [McDuck takes a dive]
    Uncle Scrooge
  5. 4. [Slippery Sipper]
    Uncle Scrooge
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