(March-May 1956)

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
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

[Coin Castle] (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; Huey; Dewey; Louie
Synopsis
Huey, Dewey and Louie build a castle using Uncle Scrooge's coins.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

xrefd:CB OIL 100; CB OIL 106. Redrawn version by Egmont (DK). Reprinted in Donald Duck & Co (Hjemmet, 1948 series) #45/1965.

[The Art of Security] (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
Oh, me! Oh, my! It's a dark night out!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge
Synopsis
Uncle Scrooge paints an angry policeman on his bedroom window to deter burglars.
Reprints

Land Beneath the Ground! (Table of Contents: 2)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 27 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
U.S. #13 - 563
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Uncle Scrooge has rocketed high above the clouds, and dived deep beneath the seas, but never has he had a stranger adventure than that which is about to befall him - deep within the earth, itself!
Genre
adventure; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie; Uncle Scrooge
Synopsis
Uncle Scrooge, Donald and his nephews explore under Duckburg and meet the earthquake makers.
Reprints
Keywords
earthquake; Fermies; Terries; Terry Fermy

All Washed Up (Table of Contents: 3)

Pluto / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Paul Murry
Inks
Paul Murry
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Pluto was peacefully napping in a warm patch of sunshine on the kitchen floor, when in breezed Mickey Mouse, carrying a tin wash tub and a scrubbing brush.
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Mickey Mouse; Pluto
Synopsis
Pluto attempts to avoid Mickey giving him a bath.
Reprints

Trapped Lightning (Table of Contents: 4)

Gyro Gearloose / 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
What a furious stack of black clouds!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Morty; Ferdie; Grandma Duck; Gyro Gearloose
Synopsis
Gyro traps lightning, but finds it too powerful to be used as electric power.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on September 1, 1955. Morty and Ferdie were originally drawn as Donald's nephews, but had to be redrawn due to a change in postal regulations regarding characters in back-up stories. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (M. Lilien, 1982).

[Fashion Forecast] (Table of Contents: 5)

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
The air feels like spring, looks like spring, and smells like spring!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge
Synopsis
Uncle Scrooge checks with the weather bureau about it being spring to allow him to change his hat.
Reprints

[Mush] (Table of Contents: 6)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 0.88 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
Mush!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge
Synopsis
Uncle Scrooge rushes his dog sled through ice and snow to a restaurant that serves mush.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

A Dell "Pledge to Parents" fills out the page.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Coin Castle]
    Uncle Scrooge
  2. 1. [The Art of Security]
    Uncle Scrooge
  3. 2. Land Beneath the Ground!
    Uncle Scrooge
  4. 3. All Washed Up
    Pluto
  5. 4. Trapped Lightning
    Gyro Gearloose
  6. 5. [Fashion Forecast]
    Uncle Scrooge
  7. 6. [Mush]
    Uncle Scrooge
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