(March-May 1958)

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

[no title indexed] (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
A nickel! Tip my hat!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge
Synopsis
Uncle Scrooge dreams about money during a lecture.
Reprints
Keywords
dream

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Art submitted on June 6, 1957.

The Money Well (Table of Contents: 2)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 26 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
U.S. #21 - 583
First Line of Dialogue or Text
In the center of the biggest open space in Duckburg stands Uncle Scrooge McDuck's huge money bin!
Genre
adventure; humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge; Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie; Beagle Boys; Grandpa Beagle
Synopsis
Scrooge pumps his money underground to save it from the Beagle Boys, who are planning to drill into the bin from an adjacent lot. But Scrooge's eyeglasses are bad, and he mistakenly pumps his money under land on which the Beagle Boys' grandfather has been squatting.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on August 22, 1957. Synopsis from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" by Michael Barrier (M. Lilien, 1981).

Polliwog Prize (Table of Contents: 3)

Mickey Mouse / 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
One afternoon, Mickey Mouse looked up from his gardening in time to see Morty and Ferdie hurrying home from school, their arms filled with books of all sizes.
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Gyro Gearloose / comic story / 3.75 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
Confound those crows!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Gyro's Helper; Gyro Gearloose; Old Blackie (crow)
Synopsis
Gyro invents a scarecrow to chase away crows that are eating his strawberries, but Gyro's Helper, inspired by the mythology of Thor, has already chased away all of the birds.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

A circulation and ownership statement fills out the last page. Art submitted on June 20, 1957.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Helen Meyer
Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 0.75 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
Oh, me! How am I ever going to collect this bill?
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge
Synopsis
Uncle Scrooge tries to collect on a loan, but he is chased away by the loan borrower's dog; undeterred, Scrooge finds a way to get past the dog.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

A promo for Zorro comic book fills out the page. Art submitted on June 6, 1957.

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

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
It's wonderful to go home after a hard day in my money bin!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge
Synopsis
Scrooge feels like he has forgotten something, so he returns to his money bin and double checks his vault locks - only to remember that he had a self-locking door installed that morning.
Reprints
Keywords
lock; memory; vault

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Art submitted on June 6, 1967.

Pocket Photo Holder - Free! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Pig and Piggy Bank]
    Uncle Scrooge
  2. 1. ["A nickel! Tip my hat!"]
    Uncle Scrooge
  3. 2. The Money Well
    Uncle Scrooge
  4. 3. Polliwog Prize
    Mickey Mouse
  5. 4. ["Confound those crows!"]
    Gyro Gearloose
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
  7. 6. ["Oh, me! How am I ever going to collect this bill?"]
    Uncle Scrooge
  8. 7. ["It's wonderful to go home after a hard day in my money bin!"]
    Uncle Scrooge
  9. 8. Pocket Photo Holder - Free!
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