(January 2005)

Gemstone, 2003 Series
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Price
6.95 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Gemstone Publishing
Brand
Gemstone Publishing
ISBN
0-911903-65-8 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9780911903652 50695
Editing
John Clark (credited as Leonard (John) Clark) (editor in chief); Sue Kolberg (credited as assistant editor)

[Donald Tries to Squeegee Snow Sculpture of Car] (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Daniel Branca (credited as Branca)
Inks
?
Colors
Susan Daigle-Leach (credited)

Job Number
D 6913
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey Duck; Dewey Duck; Louie Duck
Reprints
Keywords
car; snow

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

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
John Clark (credited as Leonard John Clark)
Letters
typeset

Duck in Orbit (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Gorm Transgaard (credited)
Pencils
Vicar (credited)
Inks
?
Colors
Egmont (credited); Scott Rockwell (credited)
Letters
Susie Lee (credited)

Job Number
D 2001-005
First Line of Dialogue or Text
New year is approaching rapidly and strange things go on in Donald's backyard --
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Pig mayor; Donald Duck; Huey Duck; Dewey Duck; Louie Duck; Uncle Scrooge
Synopsis
Donald builds a rocket loaded with explosives to enter Uncle Scrooge's New Year's Eve fireworks competition.
Reprints
Keywords
contests; explosives; Fireworks; rocket; satellite; spacesuit

Yukon Hijack (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Sarah Kinney (credited)
Pencils
Xavi (credited as Xavier Vives Mateu)
Inks
Xavi (credited as Xavier Vives Mateu)
Colors
Egmont (credited); Susan Daigle-Leach (credited as S. Daigle-Leach)
Letters
Jon Babcock (credited)

Job Number
D 2001-030
First Line of Dialogue or Text
A winter vacation in Alaska, but so far our friends, Mickey and Goofy, haven't experienced any adventures on their long, cross country snow trek --
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Mickey Mouse; Goofy
Synopsis
While trekking in the wilds of Alaska Mickey and Goofy encounter a miner who convinces them to help mine a rare mineral.
Reprints
Keywords
Alaska; bear; gold; mine; park ranger; snow shoes; Winter

Almost a Hero (Table of Contents: 4)

Donald Duck / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
John Lustig (credited)
Pencils
Carlos Mota (credited)
Inks
?
Colors
Egmont (credited); Susan Daigle-Leach (credited as S. Daigle-Leach)
Letters
Travis Seitler (credited)

Job Number
D/D 2000-017
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Every year Duckburg honors its greatest heroes with a parade --
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey Duck; Dewey Duck; Louie Duck
Synopsis
Donald attempts to do heroic acts to be part of an annual parade honoring heroes.
Keywords
beach; bowling balls; Fireworks; gymnast; leopard; rhino

Indexer Notes

In Page 8, panel 7, Donald says "Oh my stars and little comets", a phrase coined by Carl Barks. In Page 9, panel 5, the research facility Donald visits is called The Elevated Institute of High Improbabilities.

All Aboard the Blunder Bus (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Stefan Petrucha
Pencils
Jesper Lund Madsen
Inks
?
Colors
Egmont; Sue Kolberg
Letters
Willie Schubert

Job Number
D 2002-116
First Line of Dialogue or Text
My, my! How did this happen?
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Clarabelle Cow; Horace Horsecollar; Peg-Leg Pete (cameo); Professor Triplex (cameo); The Beagle Boys (1) (cameo); The Phantom Blot (cameo)
Synopsis
Transit service cuts inspire Horace to start his own private commuter bus service.
Reprints
Keywords
Bus; cake; car chase; criminals; party

The Unknown Hero (Table of Contents: 6)

Goofy [Disney Character] / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Paul Murry (credited)
Inks
Paul Murry (credited)
Colors
Michael Kraiger (credited)
Letters
Paul Murry

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Goofy
Synopsis
Unknowingly, Goofy repeatedly thwarts a criminal.
Reprints
Keywords
bank; Gas station; police; robber; supermarket

Indexer Notes

Table of contents incorrectly credits Carl Fallberg as writer.

Hot Shots (Table of Contents: 7)

Donald Duck / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
William Van Horn (credited)
Pencils
William Van Horn (credited)
Inks
William Van Horn (credited)
Colors
Egmont (credited); Scott Rockwell (credited)
Letters
Sue Kolberg (credited)

Job Number
D 2003-132
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ah, winter! A time for one and all to engage in those unique forms of frolic so allied to the presence of snow --
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey Duck; Dewey Duck; Louie Duck
Synopsis
During a winter vacation the nephews play in the snow while Donald huddles inside with a good book.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Letters / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Robert Hutchings, Joe Torcivia, and Sverre Amundsen.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Donald Tries to Squeegee Snow Sculpture of Car]
    Donald Duck
  2. 1. [Editorial, Table of Contents, Staff Credits, Indicia]
  3. 2. Duck in Orbit
    Donald Duck
  4. 3. Yukon Hijack
    Mickey Mouse
  5. 4. Almost a Hero
    Donald Duck
  6. 5. All Aboard the Blunder Bus
    Horace Horsecollar
  7. 6. The Unknown Hero
    Goofy [Disney Character]
  8. 7. Hot Shots
    Donald Duck
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Letters
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