(December 1954-February 1955)

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

[Dollar Figure Skating] (Table of Contents)

Uncle Scrooge / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge
Reprints
Keywords
ice skating

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on October 8, 1953.

[Cash on the Brain] (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
Uh, oh! Here comes Mrs. McMooch!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge; Mrs. McMooch
Synopsis
Scrooge pleads a lack of cash when a clubwoman asks for a donation.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Art submitted on June 10, 1954. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (M. Lilien, 1982).

[Message from Mysterious Island] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Job Number
U.S. #8 - 5412
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Five billion quadruplatillion umtuplatillion multuplatillion fantasticatillion centrifugalillion dollars and sixteen cents!
Genre
adventure; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Beagle Boys; Uncle Scrooge; Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie; ? (cabbage professor)
Synopsis
Scrooge takes a sea voyage so that the wind can clean out the gold dust that's clogging his pores and making him feel tired, and also to answer a plea for help that turns up in a bottle on the beach. When the ducks arrive at the island from which the message was sent, they find the Beagle Boys and a mysterious ray that turns living things into stone.
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Indexer Notes

Art submitted on May 20, 1954. Three half-pages of finished or penciled art exists from this story that was apparently cut out or re-done by Barks and does not appear in the story as printed here. (Printed in Walt Disney's Uncle Scrooge (Gladstone, 1986 series) #222) Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (M. Lilien, 1982). Carl Barks named the story with the above title in a letter to a fan in 1962.

[A Campaign of Note] (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
Oh, me! Oh, my! That big billboard ad must have cost candidate Enzyme many hundreds of dollars!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie; Uncle Scrooge; Fogmore
Synopsis
Scrooge faces the necessity of spending money in campaign for treasurer of Duckburg.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on June 10, 1954. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (M. Lilien, 1982).

[Classy Taxi!] (Table of Contents: 4)

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
Bah! Business is bad!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge
Synopsis
Scrooge rents his limousine as a taxi on a rainy day.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Art submitted on June 10, 1954. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (M. Lilien, 1982).

[Blanket Investment] (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
Look! Unca Scrooge is sleeping under an electric blanket!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie; Uncle Scrooge
Synopsis
Scrooge uses his electric blanket to hatch out chicks.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Art submitted on June 10, 1954. 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. [Dollar Figure Skating]
    Uncle Scrooge
  2. 1. [Cash on the Brain]
    Uncle Scrooge
  3. 2. [Message from Mysterious Island]
    Uncle Scrooge
  4. 3. [A Campaign of Note]
    Uncle Scrooge
  5. 4. [Classy Taxi!]
    Uncle Scrooge
  6. 5. [Blanket Investment]
    Uncle Scrooge
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