Four Color #62 - Donald Duck in Frozen Gold
(January 1945)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
On-sale Date
1944-12-01
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
A Dell Book
Printer
Printed in U.S.A.
Editing
Eleanor Packer (managing editor); Alice Nielsen Cobb (story editor); Carl Buettner (art director)

Issue Notes

Indicia title is "DONALD DUCK IN FROZEN GOLD, No. 62." Code number is D.D.O.S. 62-451. Copyright 1944 by Walt Disney Productions. Credits for this issue based upon Alberto Becattini's "Disney Index - Dell Comic Books" Vols. 1 and 2 (Italy, 1992 and 1994).
On-sale date is publication date in Library of Congress copyright registration.

Donald Duck in Frozen Gold (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Carl Buettner
Inks
Carl Buettner
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey Duck; Dewey Duck; Louie Duck
Reprints
Keywords
sledding; snow; whips

[Riding Outfit] (Table of Contents: 1)

Donald Duck / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Taliaferro
Inks
Al Taliaferro
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Donald Duck
Synopsis
Donald ends up wearing a football outfit when he tries to ride a donkey.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black, red, and white.

Frozen Gold (Table of Contents: 2)

Donald Duck / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Barks
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
Carl Barks

Genre
adventure; anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey Duck; Dewey Duck; Louie Duck; Black Pete
Synopsis
Donald flies penicillin to Point Marrow, Alaska, but a crook has stashed a stolen map to a gold mine in Donald's plane. When he reaches Alaska, Donald is kidnapped by two crooks and abandoned on the barrens. The nephews use a plane to rescue him.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on August 9, 1944. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (1982).

Mystery of the Swamp (Table of Contents: 3)

Donald Duck / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Barks
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
Carl Barks

Genre
adventure; anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey Duck; Dewey Duck; Louie Duck; Gneezles (intro)
Synopsis
Donald and the nephews go exploring in the Everglades, where they run afoul of strange little goblins called Gneezles. Donald tries to capture a Gneezle, but instead the ducks are captured by them, and are to be fed to the alligators.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on September 23, 1944. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (1982).

[The Favorite Chair] (Table of Contents: 4)

Donald Duck / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Taliaferro
Inks
Al Taliaferro
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Donald Duck; Bolivar (dog)
Synopsis
Everyone wants to sit in Donald's favorite chair.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black, red, and white.

[Warm in Bed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Donald Duck / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Taliaferro
Inks
Al Taliaferro
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Donald Duck; Bolivar (dog)
Synopsis
Donald takes the dog and cat to bed with him in order to keep warm.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Donald Duck in Frozen Gold
    Donald Duck
  2. 1. [Riding Outfit]
    Donald Duck
  3. 2. Frozen Gold
    Donald Duck
  4. 3. Mystery of the Swamp
    Donald Duck
  5. 4. [The Favorite Chair]
    Donald Duck
  6. 5. [Warm in Bed]
    Donald Duck
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