(March 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 (story editor); 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: 10038-303. Chase Craig and Del Connell may have combined duties as story editor or either may have worked alone; credit uncertain.


[Bills in Piggy Bank] (Table of Contents)

Uncle Scrooge / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge
Reprints

[Avoiding the Toll] (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Bob Karp
Pencils
Tony Strobl
Inks
John Liggera ?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Redrawn version of Donald Duck daily (King Features Syndicate) 1948.10.25

The Status Seeker (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

Job Number
U. S. #41-6212
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge; Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie; Beagle Boys; Porkman De Lardo [Barks' pig villain]
Synopsis
Scrooge becomes interested in acquiring the world's top status symbol, and when told it is the Candy-Striped Ruby, remembers that he once traded it to the king of a South Seas island. The ducks head for the island in a submarine, followed by a status seeker named Porkman de Lardo, who has hired the Beagle Boys as the crew for his ship.
Reprints
Keywords
ruby; South Pacific; submarine

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on May 16, 1962. The ducks and the Beagles make obvious references to the story "All at Sea" from Uncle Scrooge (Dell, 1953 series) #31 (September-November 1960). Synopsis from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" by Michael Barrier (M. Lilien, 1981).

Goofy Gets the Gate (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
Reprints

Snow Duster (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
Synopsis
Gyro tries to melt the snow from Duckburg's football stadium with a crop-dusting plane and his new snow dissolver, but he crashes.
Reprints
Keywords
airplane; football; snow

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on March 19, 1962. Synopsis from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" by Michael Barrier (M. Lilien, 1981).

Typhoon Tycoon (Table of Contents: 5)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 6.5 pages (report information)

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

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

[Business Sense] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Bob Karp
Pencils
Tony Strobl
Inks
John Liggera ?
Letters
?

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

Indexer Notes

Redrawn version of Donald Duck Sunday (King Features Syndicate) 1962.01.21

[Bills in Piggy Bank] (Table of Contents: 7)

Uncle Scrooge / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge

Indexer Notes

same as front cover without the logo etc.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Bills in Piggy Bank]
    Uncle Scrooge
  2. 1. [Avoiding the Toll]
    Uncle Scrooge
  3. 2. The Status Seeker
    Uncle Scrooge
  4. 3. Goofy Gets the Gate
    Mickey Mouse
  5. 4. Snow Duster
    Gyro Gearloose
  6. 5. Typhoon Tycoon
    Uncle Scrooge
  7. 6. [Business Sense]
    Uncle Scrooge
  8. 7. [Bills in Piggy Bank]
    Uncle Scrooge
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