(June-August 1959)

Dell, 1953 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
On-sale Date
1959-06 ?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Dell
Editing
Alice Nielsen Cobb (managing editor); Chase Craig (editor); Del Connell (story editor); Tom McKimson (art director)

[Money Fishing] (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; humor
Characters
Uncle Scrooge
Synopsis
Uncle Scrooge uses a magnet to fish coins from a drain.
Reprints
Keywords
coins; doing-something-their-own-way; magnet; sewer grate

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on October 1, 1958

"Fresh Up" Freddie Says: "Right Now, You're Probably Asking Yourself - What's the Scoop on a Super Treat for Summer?" (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

7-Up / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Prize of Pizarro (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
Down through the ages have come mysteries which time and man have never solved!
Feature Logo
Uncle Scrooge Carl Barks / Dell Interior Logo 1
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Uncle Scrooge; Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie; Incas
Synopsis
Scrooge finds a letter in an old Spanish galleon he has given to the city of Duckburg that reveals the location of the Incas' long-secret gold mines. The ducks make the hazardous journey into the Andes to the mines, where, unknown to them, descendants of the Incas are still on guard, and traps are plentiful.
Reprints
Keywords
Andes; exploring; galleon; gold; Incas; treasure hunt

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on August 11, 1958. Synopsis from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" by Michael Barrier (M. Lilien, 1981).

Krankenstein Gyro (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
That movie was so real-looking, it almost looked possible to build life from molecules!
Feature Logo
Gyro Gearloose Dell Logo 1
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Gyro Gearloose; Gyro's Helper; pharmacist; hen
Synopsis
Gyro tries to emulate a "Krankenstein" movie he has seen by synthesizing life and hatching a creature of some sort from an egg.
Reprints
Keywords
chemicals; Frankenstein; unexpected results

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on June 16, 1958. Synopsis from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" by Michael Barrier (M. Lilien, 1981).

A Bang-Up Time (Table of Contents: 4)

Morty and Ferdie [nephews of Mickey Mouse] / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tony Strobl
Inks
John Liggera
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
One sunny day, Mickey Mouse and his two little nephews drove down to spend the afternoon at the beach.
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Morty; Ferdie; Mickey Mouse; small boy; jolly-looking, heavy-set man
Synopsis
At the beach, Morty and Ferdie try to recover a little boy's beach ball that became stuck in some high, jagged rocks.
Reprints
Keywords
beach; beach ball; good deeds; rocks; waves

[Return To Pizen Bluff] (Table of Contents: 5)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 6 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
Many long years ago Uncle Scrooge was a gold seeker in a boom town called Pizen Bluff!
Feature Logo
Uncle Scrooge Carl Barks / Dell Interior Logo 1
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Uncle Scrooge; Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie; gold-fevered exiting population of Pizen Bluff; proprietor of the Nugget Cafe; two ghosts (in dream sequence)
Synopsis
Scrooge returns to the ghost town of Pizen Bluff to finish digging a claim he had abandoned many years before, after dreaming that ghosts have bricked his old mine shut.
Reprints
Keywords
abounding oddities; dream; ghost town; ghosts; gold; gold mine; mystery; prospecting

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on June 16, 1958. Synopsis from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" by Michael Barrier (M. Lilien, 1981).

Bill's Vacation Gift from Dad! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Daisy Manufacturing Company / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

New! Daisy Scope Gun (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Daisy Manufacturing Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

"Here's the BIG bike news of the year" (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Schwinn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Money Fishing]
    Uncle Scrooge
  2. 1. "Fresh Up" Freddie Says: "Right Now, You're Probably Asking Yourself - What's the Scoop on a Super Treat for Summer?"
    7-Up
  3. 2. The Prize of Pizarro
    Uncle Scrooge
  4. 3. Krankenstein Gyro
    Gyro Gearloose
  5. 4. A Bang-Up Time
    Morty and Ferdie [nephews of Mickey Mouse]
  6. 5. [Return To Pizen Bluff]
    Uncle Scrooge
  7. 6. Bill's Vacation Gift from Dad!
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
  8. 7. New! Daisy Scope Gun
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
  9. 8. "Here's the BIG bike news of the year"
    Schwinn
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