(September-November 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 and/or Del Connell (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

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.


[Money Snake Charmer] (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
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on October 18, 1956. Barks later did this cover as an oil painting (CB OIL #96).

[History Tossed] (Table of Contents: 1)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 1 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
At this point George Washington threw a dollar across the Potomac River
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge
Synopsis
Scrooge, like George Washington, hurls a dollar across the Potomac.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Art submitted on February 28, 1957. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (M. Lilien, 1982).

The Mines of King Solomon (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. #19 - 579
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Every once in a while Uncle Scrooge must make a tour of inspection of his many properties!
Genre
adventure; humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge; Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie; El Jackal
Synopsis
Scrooge takes Donald and the nephews with him on a trip around the world to inspect his many properties, and the nephews' Junior Woodchuck animal calls get them into trouble constantly. Check on the supply of sand for glass at an Arab village on the Red Sea, the ducks find the fabulous Mines of King Solomon--but the Woodchuck animal calls draw Arab raiders on camels.
Reprints
Keywords
Alaska; Arizona; Bolivia; India; Sweden; treasure

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on February 15, 1957. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (M. Lilien, 1982).

Birthday Busy-ness (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
"Well, well," laughed Mickey Mouse one afternoon when Morty and Ferdie came tromping into the kitchen, laden down with a strange collection of twigs, leaves and grass...
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Mickey Mouse; Morty and Ferdie
Reprints

[Gyro Builds a Better House] (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
I want you to invent an unusual house for me!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Gyro Gearloose; Gyro's Helper
Synopsis
Gyro fills an order for a soft, pillowy house, but it accidentally turns out hard.
Reprints
Keywords
super meson 235

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on February 28, 1957. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (M. Lilien, 1982).

Dell Comic Subscriptions Make Wonderful Gifts! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Juicy Fruit Gum Safety Quiz (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Wrigley's Juicy Fruit Brand / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Money Snake Charmer]
    Uncle Scrooge
  2. 1. [History Tossed]
    Uncle Scrooge
  3. 2. The Mines of King Solomon
    Uncle Scrooge
  4. 3. Birthday Busy-ness
    Mickey Mouse
  5. 4. [Gyro Builds a Better House]
    Gyro Gearloose
  6. 5. Dell Comic Subscriptions Make Wonderful Gifts!
  7. 6. Juicy Fruit Gum Safety Quiz
    Wrigley's Juicy Fruit Brand
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