(May 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
0-911903-81-X Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9780911903812 50695
Editing
John Clark (credited as Leonard (John) Clark) (editor in chief); Sue Kolberg (credited as assistant editor)

[Double Umbrellas] (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
William Van Horn (credited)
Inks
William Van Horn (credited)
Colors
Susan Daigle-Leach (credited)

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Donald Duck
Synopsis
Donald navigates a flood by sitting in an umbrella, while holding another over his head.
Reprints
Keywords
flood; rain; umbrellas

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

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
Russ Miller
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Describes Prescott AZ Public Library 2004 Comic Book Seminar, the best attended event of the year.

Cruisin' for a Bruisin' (Table of Contents: 2)

Donald Duck / comic story / 10 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
D 2000-044
First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is the starting point of your Junior Woodchucks dune boarding trial, men! It ends at Dead Man's Gap, six miles south!
Genre
adventure; drama; animal; anthropomorphic-funny animals; aviation; humor
Characters
Donald Duck; Grand Mogul; The Junior Woodchucks [Huey Duck; Dewey Duck; Louie Duck]
Synopsis
Donald repeatedly needs rescued by the nephews as he chaperones them during their Woodchucks dune boarding trial.
Reprints
Keywords
balloon; cactus; Dune board; dunes; mast; quicksand; sail; sand

Volcano Villains (Table of Contents: 3)

Mickey Mouse / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Halas (plot); Tony Isabella (dialogue); Spectrum Associates (script)
Pencils
Miguel Fernández Martínez
Inks
?
Colors
Egmont; Marie Javins
Letters
Willie Schubert

Job Number
D 91049
Genre
adventure; anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Goofy; Mickey Mouse
Synopsis
Crooks fake a volcanic eruption so during the ensuing evacuation they can loot the mansions on a luxury island but are thwarted by Mickey and Goofy.
Reprints
Keywords
airplane; Volcano

Indexer Notes

As the wealthy couple hastily flee their mansion the husband objects, "But our paintings -- our antiques -- all our comic books!"

When Mickey daringly leaps while in midair between planes Goofy wryly comments, "There he goes again... making like Spider-Man!"

Die-Hard Fans (Table of Contents: 4)

April, May and June / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Pat McGreal; Carol McGreal
Pencils
Ignacio Calvet
Inks
Ignacio Calvet
Colors
Egmont; Scott Rockwell
Letters
Susie Lee

Job Number
D 2001-006
First Line of Dialogue or Text
April, May and June have come to Daisy's house for an extended visit! And they waste no time making themselves right at home --
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
April; May; June; Daisy Duck; Huey Duck; Dewey Duck; Louie Duck
Synopsis
The nieces teach an egotistical teen idol a lesson in humility.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Splash panel includes a banner acknowledging that the nieces were created by Carl Barks.

Turnabout Time (Table of Contents: 5)

Li'l Bad Wolf / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gil Turner
Inks
Gil Turner
Colors
Egmont; Marie Javins
Letters
David Gerstein (with thanks to Thad Komorowski)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ah-h! You can thank me for renting this mountain cabin, Li'l Wolf! Pretty nifty, eh?
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Li'l Bad Wolf; Big Bad Wolf
Synopsis
Big Bad Wolf after reading a child rearing book hopes by spending quality time with Li'l Bad Wolf that the natural no-good inclinations of wolfs emerge. Soon instead he finds himself softening from being around his son.
Reprints
Keywords
child rearing manual; Mountain cabin; shotgun

Ferdy (Table of Contents: 6)

Grandma Duck / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Halas
Pencils
María José Sánchez Núñez
Inks
?
Colors
Egmont; Pamela Rambo
Letters
Willie Schubert

Job Number
D 2003-246
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Welcome! Welcome!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Grandma Duck; Gus Goose; Huey Duck; Dewey Duck; Louie Duck
Synopsis
Donald and the nephews vacation at Grandma's farm to attend the county fair only to have a pall cast over the visit when Grandma''s prized bull is rustled.
Reprints
Keywords
bull; County fair; embroidery; fire department; pickup truck

Blockheads (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
Sarah Kinney
Pencils
Jesper Lund Madsen
Inks
?
Colors
Egmont; Marie Javins
Letters
Jon Babcock

Job Number
D 2000-130
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Butch; Horace Horsecollar; Mickey Mouse
Synopsis
After Horace's latest practical joke Mickey and Butch conspire to teach him a lesson.
Reprints

Star-Struck Duck (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
John Antrobus (plot); Dave Angus (script)
Pencils
Vicar
Inks
?
Colors
Scott Rockwell
Letters
Susie Lee

Job Number
D 9650
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dadee-Dadaah! How I look forward to surprising Daisy!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Daisy Duck; Donald Duck; Gladstone Gander
Synopsis
Donald is hired as film star Jane Duck's chauffeur and tries to impress Daisy who is out on a date with Gladstone.
Reprints
Keywords
auto repair; Chauffeur; film making; limousine; maître d'; movie star; supermarket

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Letters / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Joe Torcivia, Thad Komorowski and Mark Vancak.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Double Umbrellas]
    Donald Duck
  2. 1. [Editorial, Table of Contents, Staff Credits, Indicia]
  3. 2. Cruisin' for a Bruisin'
    Donald Duck
  4. 3. Volcano Villains
    Mickey Mouse
  5. 4. Die-Hard Fans
    April, May and June
  6. 5. Turnabout Time
    Li'l Bad Wolf
  7. 6. Ferdy
    Grandma Duck
  8. 7. Blockheads
    Horace Horsecollar
  9. 8. Star-Struck Duck
    Donald Duck
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Letters
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