(November 2005)

Gemstone, 2003 Series
Volume
1
Price
8.95 USD
Pages
84
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Gemstone Publishing
Brand
Gemstone Publishing
ISBN
1-888472-04-9 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781888472042 50895
Editing
Leonard Clark [John Clark] (editor-in-chief); Travis Seitler (art director)

Issue Notes

Indexed with help from Alberto Becattini. Printed in Canada. Some data is from the I.N.D.U.C.K.S. database.

[Who is Santa Claus?] (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bob Moore
Inks
Bob Moore
Colors
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Mickey Mouse; Huey, Dewey and Louie
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover restoration by Rick Keene.

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

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Page contains artist credits, publisher's information, and indicia.

The Golden Christmas Tree (Table of Contents: 2)

Donald Duck / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Barks; ? (last page)
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
Summer Hinton; Pat Keane
Letters
Carl Barks

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie; Wicked Witch
Synopsis
The nephews, disappointed in their wish for a golden Christmas tree, are lured into a trap by a witch who plans to use their tears in a magic potion that will destroy all the Christmas trees on earth.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art submitted June 30, 1948. Dialogue in panels two, three, four, and five of the last page of the story was changed by Barks' editors. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (1982).

Gemstone Publishing Presents... (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Finally, They're Here! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

It's a Wonderful Christmas Story (Table of Contents: 5)

Mickey Mouse / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Romano Scarpa; David Gerstein (US script)
Pencils
Romano Scarpa
Inks
Lucio Michieli
Colors
Scott Rockwell
Letters
Willie Schubert
Editing
?

Job Number
F 98235c
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Mickey Mouse; Pluto; Black Pete; Scuttle; Chief O'Hara (cameo); Minnie Mouse; Goofy; Clarabelle Cow; Horace Horsecollar; Santa Claus; Morty and Ferdie; Eega Beeva; Ellsworth; Mr. Broker; Jack; Atomo Bleep-Bleep (cameo)
Reprints

The House Hunters (Table of Contents: 6)

The Li'l Bad Wolf / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gil Turner
Inks
Gil Turner
Colors
Rick Keene
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Li'l Bad Wolf; Big Bad Wolf
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Restoration by Rick Keene.

Sentimental Energy (Table of Contents: 7)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Marco Rota; Tony Isabella (US script)
Pencils
Marco Rota
Inks
Marco Rota
Colors
Thom Pratt
Letters
Jon Babcock
Editing
?

Job Number
D 2003-043
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge; Donald Duck; The Brilliants; Grandma Duck; Daisy Duck; Gyro Gearloose; Helper; Gladstone Gander
Reprints
  • from Anders And & Co. #50/2003 (Egmont, 1949 Series).

Indexer Notes

Part 1 of 2.

The Life and Times of Scrooge McDuck by Don Rosa (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Gullible Guard (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
Del Connell
Pencils
Jack Bradbury
Inks
Jack Bradbury
Colors
Thom Pratt
Letters
Marshall Dillon

Job Number
W/O.S. 26 C
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Pluto; Grandma Duck; Gus Goose
Reprints

Silent Night (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
Carl Barks; David Gerstein; Unn Printz-Påhlson
Pencils
Carl Barks; Daan Jippes
Inks
Carl Barks; Daan Jippes
Colors
Susan Daigle-Leach
Letters
Carl Barks; Todd Klein

Job Number
[D 2001-068]
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie; Neighbor Jones
Synopsis
Donald and Jones feud through Christmas.
Reprints
  • from Anders And & Co. #50/2001 (Egmont, 1949 Series).

Indexer Notes

A story rejected by Western in 1945 and published from the Fine Art of Walt Disney's Donald Duck (1981). New opening half-page written by David Gerstein and Unn Printz-Påhlson, art by Daan Jippes, lettering by Todd Klein.

Sentimental Energy (Table of Contents: 11)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Marco Rota; Tony Isabella (US script)
Pencils
Marco Rota
Inks
Marco Rota
Colors
Thom Pratt
Letters
Jon Babcock
Editing
?

Job Number
D 2003-043
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge; Donald Duck; The Brilliants
Reprints
  • from Anders And & Co. #50/2003 (Egmont, 1949 Series).

Indexer Notes

Part 2 of 2.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Here's to a Very Merry Christmas [Popcorn ornaments] (Table of Contents: 13)

Donald Duck / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie
Reprints

I Saw Three Ships (Table of Contents: 14)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Moore
Inks
Bob Moore
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie; Mickey Mouse; Goofy; Morty and Ferdie; Pluto
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Backcover. Lyrics to the traditional christmas carol.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Who is Santa Claus?]
    Donald Duck
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. The Golden Christmas Tree
    Donald Duck
  4. 3. Gemstone Publishing Presents...
  5. 4. Finally, They're Here!
  6. 5. It's a Wonderful Christmas Story
    Mickey Mouse
  7. 6. The House Hunters
    The Li'l Bad Wolf
  8. 7. Sentimental Energy
    Uncle Scrooge
  9. 8. The Life and Times of Scrooge McDuck by Don Rosa
  10. 9. The Gullible Guard
    Pluto and Grandma Duck
  11. 10. Silent Night
    Donald Duck
  12. 11. Sentimental Energy
    Uncle Scrooge
  13. 12. ["An epic adventure of sword and sorcery"]
  14. 13. Here's to a Very Merry Christmas [Popcorn ornaments]
    Donald Duck
  15. 14. I Saw Three Ships
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