(June-August 1959)

Dell, 1953 Series
< Previous Issue |
| Next Issue >
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

[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
Characters
Uncle Scrooge
Synopsis
uncle Scrooge uses a magnet to fish money from a drain.
Reprints
Keywords
magnet

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge; Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie
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; galleon; gold; Incas

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Gyro's Helper; Gyro Gearloose
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
Frankenstein

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 / text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Morty; Ferdie
Reprints

[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
I've almost dug my way to what I'm sure is the richest gold vein in these hills!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge; Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie
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
dream; ghost town; ghosts; gold

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 / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Arnold, Schwinn & Co. / 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
  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"]
    Arnold, Schwinn & Co.
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Claus Simonsen
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Robert Copeman
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Darrel McCann
  • Merlin Haas
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Chris Boyko
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Kjell Crone
  • Harry W Fluks
  • I.N.D.U.C.K.S Project and Alberto Becattini