(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

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

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:

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

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:

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

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
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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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