(January 1963)

Western, 1963 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
K. K. Publications, Inc.
Brand
Gold Key
Editing
Alice Nielson Cobb (managing editor); Chase Craig and/or Del Connell (story editor); Tom McKimson (art director)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Silver Age US; later standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Cover code: 10038-301


[Santa Bell Ringing] (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
Christmas; Santa Claus

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on May 21, 1962. Barks only did the art on the cover, the idea came from someone else.

Good Old S.U. (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Tony Strobl
Inks
John Liggera
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge; Donald Duck
Reprints

Oddball Odyssey (Table of Contents: 2)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
U. SCROOGE #40-6210
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge; Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie; Magica De Spell
Synopsis
Scrooge has received a strangely-scented letter that purports to be from a descendent of Circe. The writer says she will sell the treasure of Ulysses to Scrooge if he will bring his Old Number One Dime to prove who he is. The nephews smell a plot by Magica de Spell.
Reprints
Keywords
Circe; Odyssey

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on April 12, 1962. Art for this story was published without any panel borders of any kind. Synopsis from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" by Michael Barrier (M. Lilien, 1981).

The Tricky Hero (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Mickey Mouse; Morty and Ferdie; Pluto

Posthasty Postman (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
Synopsis
Gyro starts off on his first day as a postman by pausing between each delivery to invent something to make a postman's life easier.
Reprints
Keywords
inventions; Post Office

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on April 18, 1962. Panels are published with strips of color as panel borders, reducing the size of the art. Synopsis from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" by Michael Barrier (M. Lilien, 1981).

Kingpin for a Day (Table of Contents: 5)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jim Fletcher
Inks
Steve Steere ?
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge; Donald Duck
Reprints

[Expensive Water] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge; James

A Tip or Two (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Tony Strobl
Inks
John Liggera
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge; Daisy Duck
Reprints

Uncle Scrooge Pin-Up No. 1 (Table of Contents: 8)

Uncle Scrooge / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Same as front cover without the logo and trade dress.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Santa Bell Ringing]
    Uncle Scrooge
  2. 1. Good Old S.U.
    Uncle Scrooge
  3. 2. Oddball Odyssey
    Uncle Scrooge
  4. 3. The Tricky Hero
    Mickey Mouse
  5. 4. Posthasty Postman
    Gyro Gearloose
  6. 5. Kingpin for a Day
    Uncle Scrooge
  7. 6. [Expensive Water]
    Uncle Scrooge
  8. 7. A Tip or Two
    Uncle Scrooge
  9. 8. Uncle Scrooge Pin-Up No. 1
    Uncle Scrooge
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