(March 1989)

Gladstone, 1986 Series
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Price
0.95 USD; 1.25 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly except January and May
On-sale Date
1988-12-13
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Gladstone Publishing, Ltd.
Brand
Gladstone G
Editing
Byron Erickson (editor in chief); John Clark (associate editor); Geoffrey Blum (associate editor)

Issue Notes

Editors are not credited in this issue. Credits are taken from issue #538. the following issue.

On sale date from last issue.

[Low Bridge, Santa!] (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walt Kelly (credited)
Inks
Walt Kelly (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Alice Nielsen Cobb (original editor); Carl Buettner (original editor)

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie
Synopsis
Guided by reindeer Huey, Dewey, and Louie, Santa Donald becomes closely acquainted with a wooden fence.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas; fence; low bridge; reindeer; Santa; sleigh; snow; winter setting

Fanfare for William Van Horn (Table of Contents: 1)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
Geoffrey Blum
Letters
typeset

Heavy Duty (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
William Van Horn (credited)
Pencils
William Van Horn (credited)
Inks
William Van Horn (credited)
Colors
William Van Horn (credited)
Letters
William Van Horn (credited)

Job Number
AR 133
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Daisy's Twaddle and Waddle Society is about to get itself involved in yet another philanthropic blitz!
Feature Logo
Walt Disney Donald Duck [Carl Barks Dell Comics Logo with rounded k]
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Donald Duck; Daisy Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie; various members of the Twaddle and Waddle Society; Mr. Broadbeam; Donald Dog; Dr. I Crakum Knob
Synopsis
A misunderstanding between Daisy and Donald results in Donald putting on a great deal of weight - and suddenly needing to reduce to normal size.
Reprints
Keywords
exercise; food; getting carried away; psychologist; weight gain; weight loss; wrong impression

December Dunking (Table of Contents: 3)

Li'l Bad Wolf / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Fallberg
Pencils
Jack Bradbury (credited)
Inks
Jack Bradbury (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
MMA 1
First Line of Dialogue or Text
oh, boy! I can hardly wait to show the piggies this keen new sled I got for Christmas!
Feature Logo
The Li'l Bad Wolf
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Li'l Bad Wolf; Big Bad Wolf; Three Little Pigs [Practical Pig; Fifer Pig; Fiddler Pig]; Brer Bear
Reprints

Dream House (Table of Contents: 4)

Scamp / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Hubbard (credited)
Inks
Al Hubbard (credited)
Colors
Susan Daigle-Leach (credited)
Letters
?

Job Number
SOS 1204
First Line of Dialogue or Text
I see your master moved your house out here!
Feature Logo
Walt Disney's Scamp [sans-serifs]
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Scamp; white spotted dog
Synopsis
Scamp likes the new location of his doghouse at the side of the road... until a mid-splashing car whizzes by.
Reprints
Keywords
car; doghouse; location; mud

[Piglet Discovers Mt. Rushmore] (Table of Contents: 5)

Winnie the Pooh / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Don Ferguson (credited)
Pencils
Richard Moore (credited)
Inks
Larry Mayer (credited)
Colors
Susan Daigle-Leach (credited)
Letters
Larry Mayer

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wow!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Winnie the Pooh; Piglet
Synopsis
Piglet discovers Mt. Rushmore, and hopes to claim it as his own.
Reprints
  • from Winnie the Pooh Sunday (King Features Syndicate) 1982-03-21
Keywords
claim; discovery; Mount Rushmore

Indexer Notes

No lettering credit.

Man Versus Machine (Table of Contents: 6)

Gyro Gearloose / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Barks (credited)
Pencils
Carl Barks (credited)
Inks
Carl Barks (credited)
Colors
Susan Daigle-Leach (credited)
Letters
Garé Barks
Editing
Chase Craig (original editor)

Job Number
US 47
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Inventions! Bah! No matter how good I make them, they always break down!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Gyro Gearloose; Helper
Synopsis
Disavowing all machines and mechanical devices, Gyro vows to survive in the desert alone.
Reprints
Keywords
desert setting

Indexer Notes

No lettering credit.

The Crystal Ball Quest (Table of Contents: 7)

Mickey Mouse / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Fallberg (credited)
Pencils
Paul Murry (credited)
Inks
Paul Murry (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Paul Murry
Editing
Chase Craig (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
While looking for a crystal ball for Minnie to use at a costume party, Mickey and Goofy meet up with an old Gypsy, who is accidently knocked out.
Feature Logo
Walt Disney’s Mickey Mouse [Paul Murry Dell Comics logo]
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Mickey Mouse; Goofy; Minnie Mouse; old Gypsy king; Skar (villain); Terrible Tiny (villain)
Synopsis
Mickey, Goofy, and an old Gypsy king foil Skar and Terrible Tiny, who are after the Gypsy's crystal ball.
Reprints
Keywords
crystal ball; Gypsies

Indexer Notes

Part two of a rare "two-part" Mickey Mouse serial. Ordinarily, Paul Murry's Mickey Mouse serials were three parts, and sometimes four.

No lettering credit.

[Christmas Kiss] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
Carl Barks (credited)
Pencils
Carl Barks (credited)
Inks
Carl Barks (credited)
Colors
Susan Daigle-Leach (credited)
Letters
Carl Barks
Editing
Chase Craig (original editor)

Job Number
DDOS 367
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ha! Ha! Good old mistletoe!
Feature Logo
Walt Disney's Donald Duck [straight k]
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Donald Duck; Daisy Duck
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas; kiss; mistletoe

Indexer Notes

No lettering credit.

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

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

Lawn Order (Table of Contents: 10)

Donald Duck / comic story / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
Bob Foster (credited)
Pencils
Frank Smith (credited)
Inks
Frank Smith (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Greg Crosby (editor of newspaper strip)

Job Number
KFS 6/23/84
First Line of Dialogue or Text
My lawn is so lumpy...
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Donald Duck
Synopsis
Donald does something about the treacherous condition of his lumpy lawn.
Reprints
  • from Donald Duck daily (King Features Syndicate) 1984-06-23
Keywords
lawn; taking resolute action

Indexer Notes

Placed at the bottom of the back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Low Bridge, Santa!]
    Donald Duck
  2. 1. Fanfare for William Van Horn
  3. 2. Heavy Duty
    Donald Duck
  4. 3. December Dunking
    Li'l Bad Wolf
  5. 4. Dream House
    Scamp
  6. 5. [Piglet Discovers Mt. Rushmore]
    Winnie the Pooh
  7. 6. Man Versus Machine
    Gyro Gearloose
  8. 7. The Crystal Ball Quest
    Mickey Mouse
  9. 8. [Christmas Kiss]
    Donald Duck
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Cross Talk
  11. 10. Lawn Order
    Donald Duck
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