(1978)

Abbeville Press, 1978 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
15.95 USD
Pages
204
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Abbeville Press, Inc.
Brand
Best Comics
ISBN
0-89659-006-2 Search at WorldCat
Printer
Printed in the United States of America
Editing
?
Color
Color
Dimensions
9.5" x 13" (24.1 cm x 33 cm)
Paper Stock
bond
Binding
Hardcover
Publishing Format
one-shot

Issue Notes

Spine and title page say Walt Disney Donald Duck. Cover says Walt Disney Donald Duck Best Comics. Front matter says Walt Disney best comic series -- Donald Duck.
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Donald Duck / cover / 1 page (report information)

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?
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?
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?

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

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Indexer Notes

Includes inside front cover

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

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?
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?
Colors
?

Characters
Donald Duck

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

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?
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?
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Walt Disney Donald Duck
Characters
Donald Duck

Table of Contents (Table of Contents: 4)

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

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Donald Duck (Table of Contents: 6)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Barks (credited); various
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Carl Barks (credited); various
Inks
Carl Barks (credited); various
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?
Letters
typeset; various

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Being the author and illustrator of the ten short novels that appear in the following pages, this writer has more than a passing interest in the public's reaction to this radically new type of book.
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie; Little Red Hen; Peter Pig; Mickey Mouse; Pegleg Pete; Goofy; Morty; Ferdy; Minnie Muse; Clara Cluck; Uncle Scrooge; Florence Gill (photo); Clarence Nash (photo)
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Donald Duck / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Barks
Pencils
Carl Barks
Letters
Carl Barks

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's stopped -- talk fast!
Genre
humor
Characters
Donald Duck; Uncle Scrooge
Synopsis
Sonic booms annoy Uncle Scrooge

Indexer Notes

"Initial sketches for a comic-strip episode," according to the caption

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

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

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Frozen Gold
Characters
Donald Duck

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

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Frozen Gold (Table of Contents: 11)

Donald Duck / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Barks
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie; Peg-leg Pete
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
?
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typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Lost in the Andes
Characters
Donald Duck; llama

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

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Lost in the Andes (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script
Carl Barks
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
?
Letters
?

Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
?
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typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Maharaja Donald
Characters
Huey; Louie; Dewey

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

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Maharajah Donald (Table of Contents: 18)

Donald Duck / comic story / 12.5 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Barks
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20)

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Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
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?
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Luck of the North
Characters
Donald Duck

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21)

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Luck of the North (Table of Contents: 22)

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

Script
Carl Barks
Pencils
Carl Barks
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Carl Barks
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Gladstone Gander
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Indexer Notes

[idea Dana Coty]

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23)

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Pencils
Carl Barks
Colors
?
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Land of the Totem Poles
Characters
Donald Duck

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 24)

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Land of the Totem Poles (Table of Contents: 25)

Donald Duck / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Barks
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 26)

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 27)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
?
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Magic Hourglass
Characters
Donald Duck

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 28)

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The Magic Hourglass (Table of Contents: 29)

Donald Duck / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Barks
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie; Uncle Scrooge
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 30)

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 31)

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A Christmas for Shacktown
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Donald Duck

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A Christmas for Shacktown (Table of Contents: 33)

Donald Duck / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Barks
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie; Daisy Duck; Gladstone Gander; Uncle Scrooge
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 34)

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 35)

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Carl Barks
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Carl Barks
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?
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Only a Poor Man
Characters
Donald Duck

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 36)

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Only a Poor Man [Only a Poor Old Man] (Table of Contents: 37)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 14.5 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Barks
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Beagle Boys
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Indexer Notes

The table of contents says Only a Poor Old Man (which is the most commonly-used unofficial title). The story title page, and the first page of the story, each say Only a Poor Man.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 38)

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 39)

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Pencils
Carl Barks
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Carl Barks

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The Golden Helmet
Characters
Donald Duck

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 40)

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The Golden Helmet (Table of Contents: 41)

Donald Duck / comic story / 14.5 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Barks
Pencils
Carl Barks
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Carl Barks
Colors
?
Letters
?

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 42)

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 43)

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Carl Barks
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Carl Barks
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The Gilded Man
Characters
Donald Duck

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 44)

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The Gilded Man (Table of Contents: 45)

Donald Duck / comic story / 14.5 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Barks
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Gladstone Gander
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 46)

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Mickey's Tour of the Walt Disney Animation Department (Table of Contents: 47)

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? [as Mickey Mouse]
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now it's time to follow me.
Genre
non-fiction

Mickey's Guide to Familiar Walt Disney Comic Characters (Table of Contents: 48)

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? [as Mickey Mouse]
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In the beginning -- in 1930 -- my daily comic strips were created and published only in black-and-white, although the halftone screen made it possible to achieve effective and suggestive contrasts between light and shadow.
Genre
non-fiction

Graphic Development 1930-1970 (Table of Contents: 49)

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On January 13, 1930, certain newspapers in the United States published the first comic strip of my adventures.
Genre
non-fiction

Expressions and Images (Table of Contents: 50)

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Script
? [as Mickey Mouse]
Pencils
Carl Barks
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The power of expression, the outer display of inner emotions, is marked by the lines, furrows, and tensions of certain muscles or certain nerves in the human face.
Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Donald Duck; Uncle Scrooge; Mickey Mouse

Walt Disney Around the World (Table of Contents: 51)

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?
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The strength of the Disney language -- that is, the powerful vein of subtle humor that runs through the characters, the immediacy and warmth of their communication, their delightfully human personalities -- has been transformed into a universal language.
Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Goofy

Indexer Notes

Disney character names as known in English, Italian, French, German, Norwegian, Greek, Japanese, and Arabic

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 52)

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 53)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Carl Barks
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Carl Barks
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?

Characters
Donald Duck

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 54)

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Indexer Notes

Includes back cover, and inside back cover

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Donald Duck
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. ["Walt Disney Donald Duck"]
  5. 4. Table of Contents
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
  7. 6. Donald Duck
  8. 7. ["It's stopped -- talk fast!"]
    Donald Duck
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
  10. 9. ["Frozen Gold"]
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
  12. 11. Frozen Gold
    Donald Duck
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
  14. 13. ["Lost in the Andes"]
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
  16. 15. Lost in the Andes
    Donald Duck
  17. 16. ["Maharaja Donald"]
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
  19. 18. Maharajah Donald
    Donald Duck
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
  21. 20. ["Luck of the North"]
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
  23. 22. Luck of the North
    Donald Duck
  24. 23. ["Land of the Totem Poles"]
  25. 24. [no title indexed]
  26. 25. Land of the Totem Poles
    Donald Duck
  27. 26. [no title indexed]
  28. 27. ["The Magic Hourglass"]
  29. 28. [no title indexed]
  30. 29. The Magic Hourglass
    Donald Duck
  31. 30. [no title indexed]
  32. 31. ["A Christmas for Shacktown"]
  33. 32. [no title indexed]
  34. 33. A Christmas for Shacktown
    Donald Duck
  35. 34. [no title indexed]
  36. 35. ["Only a Poor Man"]
  37. 36. [no title indexed]
  38. 37. Only a Poor Man [Only a Poor Old Man]
    Uncle Scrooge
  39. 38. [no title indexed]
  40. 39. ["The Golden Helmet"]
  41. 40. [no title indexed]
  42. 41. The Golden Helmet
    Donald Duck
  43. 42. [no title indexed]
  44. 43. ["The Gilded Man"]
  45. 44. [no title indexed]
  46. 45. The Gilded Man
    Donald Duck
  47. 46. [no title indexed]
  48. 47. Mickey's Tour of the Walt Disney Animation Department
  49. 48. Mickey's Guide to Familiar Walt Disney Comic Characters
  50. 49. Graphic Development 1930-1970
  51. 50. Expressions and Images
  52. 51. Walt Disney Around the World
  53. 52. [no title indexed]
  54. 53. [no title indexed]
  55. 54. [no title indexed]
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