(September-November 1962)

Dell, 1953 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Dell [post-split]
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 Smoke Signal] (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
Keywords
smoke signals

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on November 1, 1961.

Getting the Bird (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge
Synopsis
Scrooge bids for a parrot against a mysterious competitor.
Reprints
Keywords
auction; parrot

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Art submitted on January 15, 1962. Synopsis from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" by Michael Barrier (M. Lilien, 1981).

A Spicy Tale (Table of Contents: 2)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 18 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 and Louie; Miss Emily Quackfaster
Synopsis
Scrooge goes to South America, to the village of the Cura de Coco Indians, to get wild nutmegs for the tea he loves. On the same plane is Donald, who has been sent by the Tutor Corps to teach the Indians farming, but instead teaches them how to play the bongo drums.
Reprints
Keywords
bongo drums; Indians; nutmegs; South America

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on January 15, 1962.

Once Is Enough (Table of Contents: 3)

Mickey Mouse / text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Mickey Mouse; Goofy

Finny Fun (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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Gyro Gearloose; Gyro's Helper; Pig mayor
Synopsis
Gyro invents a wand that hypnotizes fish so that they do his bidding, but his act draws no applause at the sea carnival.
Reprints
Keywords
hypnotism; invention

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on January 15, 1962. Synopsis from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" by Michael Barrier (M. Lilien, 1981).

Tricky Experiment (Table of Contents: 5)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 8 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 and Louie; Beagle Boys
Synopsis
With the Beagle Boys out of jail, Scrooge changes his coins into paper money and stores the bills in a round tank that he operates by remote control so that it eludes the Beagles' efforts to break into it.
Reprints
Keywords
remote control

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on February 5, 1962. Synopsis from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" by Michael Barrier (M. Lilien, 1981).

Fast Starts. Sure Stops (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Art Appreciation (Table of Contents: 7)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 0.5 page (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
Synopsis
Scrooge buys a painting of money for his bin's wall.
Reprints
Keywords
Money Bin; painting

Indexer Notes

Oblong format. Art submitted November 1, 1961. Synopsis from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" by Michael Barrier (M. Lilien, 1981).

Nest Egg Collector (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge
Synopsis
At a gathering of collectors, Scrooge can show only his money "collection."
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Art submitted on January 15, 1962. Synopsis from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" by Michael Barrier (M. Lilien, 1981).

Let Dad Do the Meat, You Roast the Marshmallows (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Dollar Smoke Signal]
    Uncle Scrooge
  2. 1. Getting the Bird
    Uncle Scrooge
  3. 2. A Spicy Tale
    Uncle Scrooge
  4. 3. Once Is Enough
    Mickey Mouse
  5. 4. Finny Fun
    Gyro Gearloose
  6. 5. Tricky Experiment
    Uncle Scrooge
  7. 6. Fast Starts. Sure Stops
  8. 7. Art Appreciation
    Uncle Scrooge
  9. 8. Nest Egg Collector
    Uncle Scrooge
  10. 9. Let Dad Do the Meat, You Roast the Marshmallows
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