The Complete Carl Barks Disney Library #[5] - Walt Disney's Donald Duck: Christmas on Bear Mountain
([October] 2013)

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220 ?
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2013-10-16
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ISBN
978-1-60699-697-3 Search at WorldCat
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9781606996973 52899
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Hewey; Dewey; Louie
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Christmas on Bear Mountain (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Carl Barks
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
Rich Tommaso
Letters
Carl Barks

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Uncle Scrooge (intro); Huey; Dewey; Louie; Edgerton
Synopsis
Donald's stingy old Uncle Scrooge McDuck lets the ducks use his mountain cabin for the Christmas holidays, planning to test Donald's bravery by coming to the cabin disguised as a bear. However, two real bears--a mother and her cub--turn up at the cabin soon after the ducks' arrival.
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Indexer Notes

Art submitted on July 22, 1947. First appearance of Uncle Scrooge. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (1982).

[Fashion in Flight] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Carl Barks
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
Rich Tommaso
Letters
Carl Barks

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Daisy Duck
Synopsis
Donald buys a huge visor for his tiny car.
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Indexer Notes

Art submitted on July 22, 1947. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (1982).

[Turn for the Worse] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Carl Barks
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
Rich Tommaso
Letters
Carl Barks

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck
Synopsis
Donald plays a joke by giving some misleading directions.
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Indexer Notes

Art submitted on July 22, 1947. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (1982).

[Donald's Posy Patch] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Carl Barks
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
Rich Tommaso
Letters
Carl Barks

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie
Synopsis
Donald expels the nephews from his back yard so he can plant a prize-winning flower garden, but the nephews insist on playing in the yard anyway.
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Indexer Notes

Art submitted on January 10, 1947. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (M. Lilien, 1982).

[Donald Mines His Own Business] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Carl Barks
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
Rich Tommaso
Letters
Carl Barks

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; western-frontier
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie
Synopsis
Donald mistakes a play map of a lost gold mine, drawn by the nephews, for the real thing and heads for New Mexico and the "site" of the mine.
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Indexer Notes

Art submitted on January 28, 1947. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (M. Lilien, 1982).

Volcano Valley (Table of Contents: 6)

Donald Duck / comic story / 30 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Barks
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
Rich Tommaso
Letters
Carl Barks

Genre
adventure; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie
Synopsis
Donald accidentally receives a full-size World War II bomber instead of the model plane he ordered, and sells it to the South American country of Volcanovia. The ducks are flown to Volcanovia, where they learn that they can leave the country only by becoming national heroes. Donald's efforts to become a national hero lead to his being proclaimed a national menace instead.
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Indexer Notes

Art submitted on December 9, 1946. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (1982).

[Magical Misery] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
Carl Barks
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
Rich Tommaso
Letters
Carl Barks

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Daisy Duck; Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie
Synopsis
Donald puts together a magic act after the nephews flabbergast him with card tricks, but the nephews sabotage his efforts to impress Daisy.
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Indexer Notes

Art submitted on February 19, 1947. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (M. Lilien, 1982).

[Ring Wrongs] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
Carl Barks
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
Rich Tommaso
Letters
Carl Barks

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie
Synopsis
Donald tries to spend his vacation sleeping, but has to fend off obnoxious door-to-door salesmen.
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Indexer Notes

Alternate title is "Vacation Time". Art submitted on March 19, 1947. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (M. Lilien, 1982).

Adventure Down Under (Table of Contents: 9)

Donald Duck / comic story / 25 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Barks
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
Rich Tommaso
Letters
Carl Barks

Genre
adventure; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie; Mournful Mary
Synopsis
Donald is hypnotized into believing he is a kangaroo and buys airplane tickets to Australia for himself and the nephews. In Australia the ducks try to trap Mournful Mary, the "queen of the kangaroos," and this leads to Donald's falling into the hands of savage aborigines.
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Indexer Notes

Art submitted on April 4, 1947. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (1982).

[If the Hat Fits] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
Carl Barks
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
Rich Tommaso
Letters
Carl Barks

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck
Synopsis
Donald tries on many hats and buys a huge sombrero.
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Indexer Notes

Art submitted December 30, 1946. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (1982).

[The Waltz King] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
Carl Barks
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
Rich Tommaso
Letters
Carl Barks

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Daisy Duck; Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie
Synopsis
Donald, who dances only "hepcat," crams on Strauss waltzes so that he and Daisy can win a waltz contest.
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Indexer Notes

Art submitted on May 1, 1947. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (M. Lilien, 1982).

[The Masters of Melody] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
Carl Barks
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
Rich Tommaso
Letters
Carl Barks

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie; Grandma Duck
Synopsis
Donald buys instruments and tries to transform the nephews into a string trio, with Grandma Duck's assistance.
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Indexer Notes

Art submitted on May 5, 1947. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (M. Lilien, 1982).

Donald Duck and the Ghost of the Grotto (Table of Contents: 13)

Donald Duck / comic story / 26 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Barks
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
Rich Tommaso
Letters
Carl Barks

Genre
adventure; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie; Armored Man
Synopsis
While the ducks are running a kelp-gathering boat in the West Indies, they are told of the mystery of an armored man who appears every fifty years to kidnap a small boy. This time, the armored man kidnaps Dewey, and the ducks fight to free him from the armored man's stronghold in a grotto in a coral reef, beneath a rotten old galleon guarded by an enormous octopus.
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Indexer Notes

Art submitted on April 15, 1947. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (1982).

[Fireman Donald] (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script
Carl Barks
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
Rich Tommaso
Letters
Carl Barks

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie
Synopsis
Donald becomes a volunteer fireman, but is quickly demoted from hoseman to squirt man to wet-sack man.
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Indexer Notes

Art submitted on June 23, 1947. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (M. Lilien, 1982).

[The Terrible Turkey] (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script
Carl Barks
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
Rich Tommaso
Letters
Carl Barks

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie
Synopsis
Donald, irate over the high price of turkey, goes hunting in pilgrim costume, carrying a flintlock loaded with dried peas.
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Indexer Notes

Art submitted on July 31, 1947. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (M. Lilien, 1982).

Three Good Little Ducks (Table of Contents: 16)

Donald Duck / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Barks
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
Rich Tommaso
Letters
Carl Barks

Job Number
F.S.G. 4712
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie
Synopsis
The nephews, fearful of getting no presents on Christmas, engage in an eleventh-hour charm offensive with Donald, but things don't go according to plan.
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[Machine Mix-Up] (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Script
Carl Barks
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
Rich Tommaso
Letters
Carl Barks

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck
Synopsis
Donald tries out his new modern kitchen, with unhappy results.
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Indexer Notes

Art submitted on July 22, 1947. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (1982).

Story Notes (Table of Contents: 18)

text article / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Donald Ault; Alberto Beccatini; Joseph Robert Cowles; R. Fiore; Craig Fischer; Jared Gardner; Rich Kreiner; Ken Parille; Stefano Priarone; Matthias Wivel
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Brief commentary on each story (see notes). Accompanied by single panels from most stories.

Indexer Notes

* Gardner ("Christmas on Bear Mountain", "Masters of Melody")
* Priarone ("Donald's Posy Patch")
* Ault ("Donald Mines His Own Business")
* Cowles ("Volcano Valley", one-pagers)
* Fiore ("Magical Misery")
* Parille ("Ring Wrongs")
* Fischer ("Adventure Down Under")
* Wivel ("The Waltz King", "The Terrible Turkey")
* Kreiner ("Donald Duck and the Ghost of the Grotto", "Fireman Donald")
* Beccatini ("Three Good Little Ducks")

Carl Barks: Life Among the Ducks (Table of Contents: 19)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Donald Ault
Pencils
Alan Light (photo)
Inks
Alan Light (photo)
Colors
Alan Light (photo)
Letters
typeset

Genre
biography
Synopsis
Biography of Carol Barks.
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Biographies (Table of Contents: 20)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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?
Letters
typeset

Genre
biography
Synopsis
Biographies of all contributors to Story Notes article.

Where Did These Stories First Appear? (Table of Contents: 21)

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?
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typeset

Synopsis
Bibliography of all stories and covers reprinted in the volume
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Donald Duck
  2. 1. Christmas on Bear Mountain
    Donald Duck
  3. 2. [Fashion in Flight]
    Donald Duck
  4. 3. [Turn for the Worse]
    Donald Duck
  5. 4. [Donald's Posy Patch]
    Donald Duck
  6. 5. [Donald Mines His Own Business]
    Donald Duck
  7. 6. Volcano Valley
    Donald Duck
  8. 7. [Magical Misery]
    Donald Duck
  9. 8. [Ring Wrongs]
    Donald Duck
  10. 9. Adventure Down Under
    Donald Duck
  11. 10. [If the Hat Fits]
    Donald Duck
  12. 11. [The Waltz King]
    Donald Duck
  13. 12. [The Masters of Melody]
    Donald Duck
  14. 13. Donald Duck and the Ghost of the Grotto
    Donald Duck
  15. 14. [Fireman Donald]
    Donald Duck
  16. 15. [The Terrible Turkey]
    Donald Duck
  17. 16. Three Good Little Ducks
    Donald Duck
  18. 17. [Machine Mix-Up]
    Donald Duck
  19. 18. Story Notes
  20. 19. Carl Barks: Life Among the Ducks
  21. 20. Biographies
  22. 21. Where Did These Stories First Appear?
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