(September-November 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

[Buffo or Bust] (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
I should have a bust made of myself to put in my office waiting room!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Uncle Scrooge; Buffo
Synopsis
Scrooge is "sculpted" in mud by the great Buffo.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Art submitted on February 23, 1956. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (M. Lilien, 1982).

The Second-Richest Duck (Table of Contents: 2)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 20 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
Hold your horses, Donald!
Genre
adventure; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge; Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie; Flintheart Glomgold (intro)
Synopsis
Scrooge goes to South Africa to match his wealth against that of Flintheart Glomgold, proclaimed to be the richest duck in the world. After comparing their wealth, Scrooge and Flintheart find that the title of richest duck hangs on who has saved the largest ball of string. They roll their string across open African country to determine whose roll is the longest.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on February 2, 1956. First appearance of Flintheart Glomgold. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (M. Lilien, 1982).

[The Cat Box] (Table of Contents: 3)

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
How can I invent things with that awful yowling going on?
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Gyro Gearloose; Gyro's Helper (intro)
Synopsis
Gyro invents a machine to translate the howling of the cats on his fence.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on February 9, 1956. First appearance of Gyro's Helper. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (M. Lilien, 1982).

The Dilapidated Dinosaur (Table of Contents: 4)

Morty and Ferdie / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tony Strobl
Inks
?
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Morty and Ferdie came bouncing into the room like a couple of rubber balls that had grown arms and legs.
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Morty and Ferdie

[Migrating Millions] (Table of Contents: 5)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 6.75 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
This is an age of change, of little men with big machines making over the face of the earth!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie; Uncle Scrooge
Synopsis
Scrooge, told his money bin is in the way of a new turnpike, moves it first to a valley and then to a hilltop, but can't escape "progress."
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on February 9, 1956. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (M. Lilien, 1982). A promo for Duck Album (Four Color #726) fills out the page.

[Pound for Sound] (Table of Contents: 6)

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
I'd love to hear the concert, but doggoned if I will pay five dollars for a seat!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Uncle Scrooge
Synopsis
Scrooge and Donald sneak into a concert.
Reprints
Keywords
Duckburg Symphony Orchestra

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Art submitted on February 23, 1956. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (M. Lilien, 1982).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Tips on Preserving]
    Uncle Scrooge
  2. 1. [Buffo or Bust]
    Uncle Scrooge
  3. 2. The Second-Richest Duck
    Uncle Scrooge
  4. 3. [The Cat Box]
    Gyro Gearloose
  5. 4. The Dilapidated Dinosaur
    Morty and Ferdie
  6. 5. [Migrating Millions]
    Uncle Scrooge
  7. 6. [Pound for Sound]
    Uncle Scrooge
  8. 7. ["Play It Smart - Play Safe"]
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