(December 2004)

Gemstone, 2003 Series
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Price
6.95 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
2004
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Gemstone Publishing
Brand
Gemstone Publishing
ISBN
0-911903-54-2 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9780911903546 50695
Editing
Leonard (John) Clark (editor-in-chief)

[Donald dressed as Santa seated glowers as nephews stand before him on his flowing beard] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
William Van Horn
Inks
William Van Horn
Colors
Sue Kolberg

Characters
Donald Duck; Huey Duck; Dewey Duck; Louie Duck
Reprints
Keywords
beard; Christmas; Santa

[Editorial, Table of Contents, Staff Credits, Indicia] (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
Leonard (John) Clark
Letters
typeset

Daredevil Delivery (Table of Contents: 2)

Donald Duck / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Daan Jippes
Pencils
Daan Jippes
Inks
Daan Jippes
Colors
Scott Rockwell
Letters
Susie Lee

Job Number
D 2002-093
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Donald's antics with an ultra light plane draw a huge crowd out at snowy Lake Gandertrap --
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey Duck; Dewey Duck; Louie Duck; The Beagle Boys; Uncle Scrooge
Synopsis
Donald's exploits and misadventures as a ultralight plane delivery pilot
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas; snow; Ultralight plane; winter

Snow It Goes (Table of Contents: 3)

Mickey Mouse / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Stefan Petrucha
Pencils
Francisco Rodriguez Peinado
Inks
Enriqueta Perea
Colors
Egmont; Marie Javins
Letters
Willie Schubert

Job Number
D 2000-013
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Winter times, winter fun! And it looks like Mickey's about to win a prize --
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Mickey Mouse
Synopsis
During a snowman making contest one entry seemingly comes to life and begins to terrorize a snowpark.
Reprints
Keywords
ice skating; snowmen; Winter

A Wolf's Christmas Carol (Table of Contents: 4)

The Big Bad Wolf / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Evert Geradts
Pencils
Bardon
Inks
Bardon
Colors
Egmont office; Sue Kolberg
Letters
Jon Babcock

Job Number
H 94198
First Line of Dialogue or Text
What are you up to, Pop? I have some tea for you!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Fiddler Pig; Fifer Pig; Grandma Wolf; Practical Pig; Santa Claus; The Big Bad Wolf; Zeb Wolf
Synopsis
Santa shows The Big Bad Wolf scenes from his life in hopes of reforming him
Reprints
Keywords
A Christmas Carol; Santa

Indexer Notes

Plot is inspired by Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol";

Bogus Badger (Table of Contents: 5)

Donald Duck / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Shelly Block; Pat Block
Pencils
José Maria Millet Lopez
Inks
José Maria Millet Lopez
Colors
Egmont; Marie Javins
Letters
Jon Babcock

Job Number
D 96296
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Come on, Donald, give it a try! It's the latest style for men!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Daisy Duck
Synopsis
Donald is jealous when Daisy goes out with an old schoolmate and tries to sabotage the date.
Reprints
Keywords
blowtorch; caddy; Dating; golf; hairpiece; lobster; restaurant; waiter; weathermen

Driving Clarabelle Buggy (Table of Contents: 6)

Horace Horsecollar / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Don Markstein
Pencils
Jorge David Redo
Inks
?
Colors
Egmont; Scott Rockwell
Letters
Susie Lee

Job Number
D 2003-190
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hiya, snookums! Didn't know you liked Shoeless Pashly music!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Horace Horsecollar; Clarabelle Cow
Synopsis
Horace attempts to exterminate an infestation of bugs afflicting Clarabelle's house
Reprints
Keywords
Exterminator; insects; Shoeless Pashly

Indexer Notes

Shoeless Pashly mentioned by Horace in the first panel is a parody of Elvis Presley Carl Barks created in "City of Golden Roofs", Uncle Scrooge #20 (December 1957).

Just a Humble, Bumbling Duck (Table of Contents: 7)

Donald Duck / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
William Van Horn
Pencils
William Van Horn
Inks
William Van Horn
Colors
Susan Daigle-Leach
Letters
William Van Horn

Job Number
KD 3690
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well, men, what do you think? Five more seconds or ten?
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey Duck; Dewey Duck; Louie Duck; Dr. Flackenstaff
Synopsis
Distraught at his failure to hold steady employment Donald goes to a scientist whose analysis machine decrees he is only suited for the lowliest of low jobs.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

xrefd: KD 4390

Pluto's Christmas Tree (Table of Contents: 8)

Pluto / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Kari Korhonen
Pencils
Francisco Rodriguez Peinado
Inks
Enriqueta Perea
Colors
Egmont; Marie Javins
Letters
Susie Lee

Job Number
D 2000-033
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Pluto bounces in the snow, as happy as can be, all 'cause he and Mickey are about to get their tree!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Chip; Dale; Donald Duck; Goofy; Mickey Mouse; Minnie Mouse; Pluto
Synopsis
Much to Pluto's consternation, Chip and,Dale take up residence in Mickey's Christmas tree.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

An adaptation of the 1952 short Disney cartoon

Letters (Table of Contents: 9)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typesetter

Indexer Notes

Letters from Thad Komoroski, Derek Smith and Chris Barat

[Mickey dressed as Santa rings a bell while carrying a bag of toys] (Table of Contents: 10)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?

Reprints
Keywords
bag of toys; Christmas; ringing bell; Santa

Indexer Notes

Back cover

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Donald dressed as Santa seated glowers as nephews stand before him on his flowing beard]
  2. 1. [Editorial, Table of Contents, Staff Credits, Indicia]
  3. 2. Daredevil Delivery
    Donald Duck
  4. 3. Snow It Goes
    Mickey Mouse
  5. 4. A Wolf's Christmas Carol
    The Big Bad Wolf
  6. 5. Bogus Badger
    Donald Duck
  7. 6. Driving Clarabelle Buggy
    Horace Horsecollar
  8. 7. Just a Humble, Bumbling Duck
    Donald Duck
  9. 8. Pluto's Christmas Tree
    Pluto
  10. 9. Letters
  11. 10. [Mickey dressed as Santa rings a bell while carrying a bag of toys]
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