(June-August 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

[Oil the News] (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
Scrooge McDuck makes billion dollars in oil strike!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge
Synopsis
Scrooge is reluctant to pay the price for a paper with news about his big oil strike.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Art submitted on October 29, 1953. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (M. Lilien, 1982).

[Tralla La] (Table of Contents: 2)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 22 pages (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
Everyone sometimes dreams of getting away from the cares of life, of finding a place where he can be at ease!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie; Uncle Scrooge; Hop Sing
Synopsis
Uncle Scrooge needs a little rest and relaxation from managing his wealth, so on his doctor's advice, Scrooge travels to Asia to a place called Tralla La where it is rumored that no money or wealth exists.
Reprints
Keywords
Himalayas

[Outfoxed Fox] (Table of Contents: 3)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 10 pages (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
No, Uncle Scrooge!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge; Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Uncle Scrooge cooks up a plan to get Donald Duck and Jughead Jones to sell their homes to him.
Reprints
Keywords
treasure hunt

Indexer Notes

re-make of story in Our Gang 35.

[Dig it!] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Letters
Garé Barks

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge
Synopsis
Scrooge digs up the beach in search of a lost nickel.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Art submitted on October 29, 1953. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (M. Lilien, 1982).

[Mental Fee] (Table of Contents: 5)

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
Good morning, Scrooge!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge
Synopsis
Offered a "penny for your thoughts," Scrooge quickly accepts.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Art submitted on October 29, 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. [Washing Dollar Bills]
    Uncle Scrooge
  2. 1. [Oil the News]
    Uncle Scrooge
  3. 2. [Tralla La]
    Uncle Scrooge
  4. 3. [Outfoxed Fox]
    Uncle Scrooge
  5. 4. [Dig it!]
    Uncle Scrooge
  6. 5. [Mental Fee]
    Uncle Scrooge
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