(June-August 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

[Deep Decision] (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
Here comes that old skinflint, Scrooge McDuck!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge
Synopsis
Scrooge brings a folding cup to the diner.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Art submitted on December 9, 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).

The Fabulous Philosopher's Stone (Table of Contents: 2)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
U.S. #10 - 556
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Uncle Scrooge has been reading ancient books!
Genre
adventure; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie; Uncle Scrooge; Monsieur Mattressface (The International Money Council)
Synopsis
The ducks search for the philosopher's stone--which can turn other metals into gold--all over Europe, following a trail that finally leads them to the labyrinth of Crete.
Reprints
Keywords
Bagdad; Black Forest; Crete; Damascus; Sicily; transmutation

Indexer Notes

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

Heirloom Watch (Table of Contents: 3)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 8 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
Besides being the owner of the world's greatest fortune, I am also the owner of the world's greatest watch!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Gyro Gearloose; Uncle Scrooge
Synopsis
Scrooge is told that he can claim his great-uncle's estate only by presenting the old McDuck heirloom watch--which he has just thrown away because it fell apart.
Reprints
Keywords
Scotland

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on November 11, 1954. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (M. Lilien, 1982).

[Smash Success] (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
Where are you going with the pottery, Uncle Scrooge?
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie; Uncle Scrooge
Synopsis
Scrooge sets up a pottery shop at a bad curve in the road.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Art submitted on December 9, 1954. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (M. Lilien, 1982).

[Diving For Money] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Tony Strobl
Inks
?
Colors
?; Western Publishing Production Shop

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Uncle Scrooge
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Money Sorting Machine]
    Uncle Scrooge
  2. 1. [Deep Decision]
    Uncle Scrooge
  3. 2. The Fabulous Philosopher's Stone
    Uncle Scrooge
  4. 3. Heirloom Watch
    Uncle Scrooge
  5. 4. [Smash Success]
    Uncle Scrooge
  6. 5. [Diving For Money]
    Uncle Scrooge
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