(September-November 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

[Temper Tampering] (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
Today's the first of the month!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge
Synopsis
Scrooge's foul mood is erased when he finds a nickel on the sidewalk.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Art submitted on February 25, 1954. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (M. Lilien, 1982).

[The Seven Cities of Cibola] (Table of Contents: 2)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 28 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Barks; Al Koch (plot assistance)
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
Garé Barks

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Uncle Scrooge is bathing in his three cubic acres of money!
Genre
adventure; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie; Beagle Boys; Gyro Gearloose; Uncle Scrooge
Synopsis
Scrooge and the Ducks go hunting Indian arrowheads and stumble onto jewels from the Seven Cities of Cibola. When they go searching for the Cities in the desert, they are followed by the Beagle Boys, who have overheard them talking about the fabulous treasure left by the Indians in the Cities.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on January 28, 1954. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (M. Lilien, 1982).

[Billion Dollar Pigeon] (Table of Contents: 3)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 4 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
There's just nobody who can figure out more ways to make money than I can!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge; Petruccio (pigeon)
Synopsis
Scrooge uses a carrier pigeon to send a million dollars to the bank, but the pigeon flies south instead.
Reprints
Keywords
carrier pigeon

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on February 25, 1954. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (M. Lilien, 1982).

[Wrong Number] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Letters
Garé Barks

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ask Daisy to meet us at the theatre, Uncle Scrooge!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Uncle Scrooge
Synopsis
Scrooge dials a wrong number, but still gets his dime's worth.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Art submitted on February 25, 1954. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (M. Lilien, 1982).

[Diner Dilemma] (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
How much is a cup of coffee in this beanery?
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge
Synopsis
Scrooge brings his own coffee cup to the diner to get a lower price.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Art submitted on February 25, 1954. Part of "Scrooge at a diner" series of gags. 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. [The wishing well]
    Uncle Scrooge
  2. 1. [Temper Tampering]
    Uncle Scrooge
  3. 2. [The Seven Cities of Cibola]
    Uncle Scrooge
  4. 3. [Billion Dollar Pigeon]
    Uncle Scrooge
  5. 4. [Wrong Number]
    Uncle Scrooge
  6. 5. [Diner Dilemma]
    Uncle Scrooge
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