(March-May 1957)

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

[Daisy Fortune Teller] (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; Daisy Duck
Reprints
Keywords
fortune telling

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on August 16, 1956.

[Early to Build] (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 intend to build a new office on this vacant lot!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Mr. Commissioner; Uncle Scrooge
Synopsis
Uncle Scrooge wants to build an office on a plot of land and asks an urban planner for the style of the building.
Reprints
Keywords
teepee

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

A Cold Bargain (Table of Contents: 2)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 26.75 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
One of the least likely things a person would expect to buy at an auction is adventure.
Genre
adventure; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge; Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie; Brutopian ambassador
Synopsis
Uncle Scrooge purchases a rare element at auction and travels to the South Pole to safely store it.
Reprints
Keywords
Antarctica; auction; bombastium; penguin

The Shutter Bug (Table of Contents: 3)

Mickey Mouse / text story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
"Goodness, Mickey," Minnie Mouse protested, "do you have to take pictures right now? I'm very busy cleaning up the house and baking some cakes for the bazaar!"
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Mickey Mouse; Minnie Mouse; Morty; Ferdie

[Fishing Mystery] (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
"Nothing is more interesting to a fisherman than what another fisherman uses to catch fish!" - words of great philosopher
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Gyro Gearloose; Helper
Synopsis
Gyro takes the day off to go fishing and has great success; other fishermen are getting no bites and are curious as to what Gyro is using to catch fish.
Reprints
Keywords
remora

[The Eyes Have It] (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
I have such perfect eyesight I can see climbers on that rocky peak three miles away!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

[China Shop Shakeup] (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)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Fine china! If you break it, you've bought it!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Daisy Fortune Teller]
    Uncle Scrooge
  2. 1. [Early to Build]
    Uncle Scrooge
  3. 2. A Cold Bargain
    Uncle Scrooge
  4. 3. The Shutter Bug
    Mickey Mouse
  5. 4. [Fishing Mystery]
    Gyro Gearloose
  6. 5. [The Eyes Have It]
    Uncle Scrooge
  7. 6. [China Shop Shakeup]
    Uncle Scrooge
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