(September-November 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

[Dollar Bill Planes] (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 and Louie
Reprints
Keywords
paper airplanes

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on May 23, 1957.

[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
Hi, Rajah! I see you've got a gravel truck!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge; Rajah
Synopsis
Rajah, in a gravel truck, and Scrooge, in a hay wagon, each discover that the other is not hauling gravel or hay, respectively.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Art submitted on December 5, 1957.

Walt Disney's Uncle Scrooge and the Strange Shipwrecks (Table of Contents: 2)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 21 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
For the last time Donald, I have no jobs that I think you can handle!
Genre
adventure; humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge; Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie; Beagle Boys
Synopsis
Scrooge goes to Gloomgurgle Straits in the North Pacific, where ships loaded with gold from his Alaskan mines have been mysteriously sinking. There, he learns too late that the lighthouse keepers at Raider Nick's Reef are actually the Beagle Boys, and that they have have been terrorizing the ships with an inflated rubber "ghost ship" supposed sailed by Raider Nick, a pirate whose ship was wrecked in the straits years before.
Reprints
Keywords
Alaska; Gloomgurgle Straits; gold; lighthouse

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on December 31, 1957. Synopsis from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" by Michael Barrier (M. Lilien, 1981).

[no title indexed] (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
I'd love to use my new pool.
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Gyro Gearloose; Gyro's Helper
Synopsis
Gyro wants to swim in his new pool, but is ashamed that the neighbors might discover that he cannot swim - so he sets about inventing ways to fool the neighbors into thinking he is able to swim.
Reprints
Keywords
swimming pool

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on January 9, 1958.

The Big Top Bungle (Table of Contents: 4)

Morty and Ferdie / 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
"Why, there you are, boys!" cried Mickey Mouse cheerfully to Morty and Ferdi one afternoon as he caught sight of the two youngsters, returning from a shopping errand, laden with bags and packages.
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Morty and Ferdie

Walt Disney's Uncle Scrooge and the Fabulous Tycoon (Table of Contents: 5)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 5 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
It feels so good to be the richest duck in the world!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Uncle Scrooge; Longhorn Tallgrass
Synopsis
Longhorn Tallgrass receives two visitors, Scrooge and Donald, at his ranch. Longhorn brags about his wealth, and his successful year, not realizing that one of the visitors is Scrooge McDuck, from whom Longhorn borrowed money.
Reprints
Keywords
bragging; cattle; ranch

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on January 9, 1958.

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

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 0.63 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
There goes rich old Scrooge McDuck!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge
Synopsis
Scrooge offers an apple to a horse; unfortunately, due to a mix-up, the horse ends up with a roll of bills.
Reprints
Keywords
horse; money

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on October 31, 1957. The Dell Pledge to Parents fills out 0.12 page, and a promo for Spin and Marty #7 comic book fills out 0.25 page.

[Lights Out] (Table of Contents: 7)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Carl Barks
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Letters
Carl Barks

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Electric light rates go up!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge
Synopsis
Scrooge reads about the cost of electricity going up, so he finds a cheaper alternative to reading at night.
Reprints
Keywords
newspaper; street light

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover, pantomime story. Art submitted on March 25, 1958.

Juicy Fruit Gum Presents Have Fun Safely (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Dollar Bill Planes]
    Uncle Scrooge
  2. 1. ["Hi, Rajah! I see you've got a gravel truck!"]
    Uncle Scrooge
  3. 2. Walt Disney's Uncle Scrooge and the Strange Shipwrecks
    Uncle Scrooge
  4. 3. ["I'd love to use my new pool."]
    Gyro Gearloose
  5. 4. The Big Top Bungle
    Morty and Ferdie
  6. 5. Walt Disney's Uncle Scrooge and the Fabulous Tycoon
    Uncle Scrooge
  7. 6. ["There goes rich old Scrooge McDuck!"]
    Uncle Scrooge
  8. 7. [Lights Out]
    Uncle Scrooge
  9. 8. Juicy Fruit Gum Presents Have Fun Safely
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