(December 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: 10038-312


Lost beneath the Sea! (Table of Contents)

Uncle Scrooge / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge; Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie
Reprints
Keywords
underwater

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on June 4, 1963.

Lost beneath the Sea (Table of Contents: 1)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
U. S. #46-6310
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Uncle Scrooge; Huey; Dewey; Louie
Synopsis
An ocean liner bearing Scrooge's Old Number One Dime sinks in deep water, and Donald and Scrooge go after it in a bathysphere. They find that the ocean liner, and other ships as well, has been taken to an undersea shipyard manned by Martians,four-armed creatures who are salvaging the iron from the sunken ships for their own iron-poor planet.
Reprints
Keywords
bathysphere; Martians; Old Number One Dime; underwater

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on May 27, 1963. Synopsis from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" by Michael Barrier (M. Lilien, 1981).

Autumn Picnic (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Paul Murry
Inks
Paul Murry
Colors
? (Western Publishing Production Shop)
Letters
typeset

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

A Helper's Helping Hand (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 Gearloose; Helper
Synopsis
Gyro, using a rocket belt and a portable paint sprayer, paints a huge bridge in record time.
Reprints
Keywords
rocket belt

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on March 19, 1963. Synopsis from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" by Michael Barrier (M. Lilien, 1981).

The Lemonade Fling (Table of Contents: 4)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie; Uncle Scrooge
Synopsis
Scrooge has bankrolled the nephews' lemonade stand, and to be sure they're honest, he disguises himself and watches how they handle their money.
Reprints
Keywords
lemonade

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on June 4, 1963. Synopsis from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" by Michael Barrier (M. Lilien, 1981).

[Fireman Scrooge] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Carl Barks
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge
Synopsis
When there is a fire at the business school, all the firemen carry pretty girls to safety—except Scrooge.
Reprints
Keywords
firemen

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Idea submitted on December 20, 1962, and art submitted on June 7, 1963. Synopsis from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" by Michael Barrier (M. Lilien, 1981).

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Lost beneath the Sea!
    Uncle Scrooge
  2. 1. Lost beneath the Sea
    Uncle Scrooge
  3. 2. Autumn Picnic
    Mickey Mouse
  4. 3. A Helper's Helping Hand
    Gyro Gearloose
  5. 4. The Lemonade Fling
    Uncle Scrooge
  6. 5. [Fireman Scrooge]
    Uncle Scrooge
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