(February 1964)

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: 10038-402


The Thrifty Spendthrift (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 and Louie
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on August 21, 1963.

The Thrifty Spendthrift (Table of Contents: 1)

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. #47-6312
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie; Uncle Scrooge; Clerkly; Duchess of Duckshire
Synopsis
Donald has bought a hypnotic ray device from a scientist and when a slide of Donald is projected toward Scrooge by the ray, Scrooge will be overwhelmed by the urge to be generous to Donald. But Donald unwittingly shows Scrooge a slide of a dog, and Scrooge buys the dog all of the presents listed in the song "The Twelve Days of Christmas."
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas; hypnotism

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on August 14, 1963. Synopsis from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" by Michael Barrier (M. Lilien, 1981).

The Cheated Cheat (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

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

Man versus Machine (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; Gyro's Helper
Synopsis
Gyro, in a fit of revulsion over machines, flies off to the desert to live the simple life.
Reprints
Keywords
desert

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on July 22, 1963. Synopsis from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" by Michael Barrier (M. Lilien, 1981).

A Cool Deal (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

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

[No Bargain] (Table of Contents: 5)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge; Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie
Synopsis
Scrooge burns a mass of candles to test a light bulb.
Reprints
Keywords
candles; light bulb

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover (top). Art submitted on September 24, 1962. Synopsis from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" by Michael Barrier (M. Lilien, 1981).

[Up and at It] (Table of Contents: 6)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge; Donald Duck
Synopsis
Scrooge has invented a divining stick that attracts gold like a magnet.
Reprints
Keywords
gold

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover (bottom). Art submitted on September 24, 1962. 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. The Thrifty Spendthrift
    Uncle Scrooge
  2. 1. The Thrifty Spendthrift
    Uncle Scrooge
  3. 2. The Cheated Cheat
    Mickey Mouse
  4. 3. Man versus Machine
    Gyro Gearloose
  5. 4. A Cool Deal
    Uncle Scrooge
  6. 5. [No Bargain]
    Uncle Scrooge
  7. 6. [Up and at It]
    Uncle Scrooge
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