(May 1990)

Gladstone, 1987 Series
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Price
1.95 USD; 2.50 CAD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly except February, March, May, and July
On-sale date
1990-02-27
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Gladstone Publishing, Ltd.
Brand
Gladstone Giant
Editing
Byron Erickson
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Cross Talk column in this issue. Issue is dated May, even though indicia frequency says it isn't published in May.


[Mystery of the Ghost Town Railroad] (Table of Contents)

Uncle Scrooge / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge; Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie
Reprints

Gladstone: Four Years Later (Table of Contents: 1)

text article / 0.833 page (report information)

Script
Bruce Hamilton (signed)
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Bruce Hamilton reminisces on the first four years of Gladstone comics.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Statement of Ownership (Table of Contents: 2)

statement of ownership / 0.167 page (report information)

Script
Steven C. Calrow (Business Manager)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Statement of Ownership for October 3, 1989. Average paid circulation last 12 months was 67,321.

Mystery of the Ghost Town Railroad (Table of Contents: 3)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Barks
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
Summer Hamilton
Letters
Garé Barks

Job Number
US 56
Genre
adventure; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge; Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie; Katie Mallard; Cyanide Charlie; Hardrock Joe; Ducky Bird; Copperhead McViper
Reprints

The Pied Piper of Duckburg (Table of Contents: 4)

Gyro Gearloose / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Barks (pp 1-3); Don Rosa (pp 4-8)
Pencils
Carl Barks (pp 1-3); Don Rosa (pp 4-8)
Inks
Don Rosa
Colors
Sue Daigle
Letters
John Clark

Job Number
H 89174
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge; Gyro Gearloose; Miss Quackfaster
Synopsis
Scrooge hires Gyro to rid Duckburg of rats.
Reprints
Keywords
bridge; cheese; Money Bin; rats

Indexer Notes

Barks started the story in 1959 for a Gyro Gearloose Four Color, but abandoned it when it became obvious that the amount of drawing wouldn't be worth the page rate.

In the Talons of Wan Fu (Table of Contents: 5)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Geoffrey Blum (script)
Pencils
Santiago Scalabroni Ceballos
Inks
Santiago Scalabroni Ceballos
Colors
Summer Hamilton
Letters
Bill Spicer

Job Number
D 9278
Genre
adventure; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge; Donald Duck; Magica De Spell; Wan Fu
Synopsis
Magica hires magician Wan Fu to steal Scrooge's Old Number One Dime, but Wan Fu decides he wants it for himself.
Reprints
  • from Gutenberghus (DK)
Keywords
747 airplane; bear; disguise; dragon; illusions; London; magician; Money Bin; Old Number One Dime; pterodactyl; tiger

[Blanket Investment] (Table of Contents: 6)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Carl Barks
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
Kathy Beard
Letters
Garé Barks

Job Number
US 8
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge; Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie
Reprints

Return to Pizen Bluff (Table of Contents: 7)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
US 26
Genre
adventure; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge; Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie
Reprints

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

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

[Domino Bookcases] (Table of Contents: 9)

Donald Duck / comic story / 0.125 page (report information)

Script
Bob Foster
Pencils
Frank Smith ?
Inks
Frank Smith
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
KFS 9/16/86
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck
Synopsis
Donald knocks over a row of bookcases while looking for a book on dominoes.
Reprints
  • from Donald Duck daily (King Features Syndicate) 1986.09.16
Keywords
bookcases; dominoes; library

Indexer Notes

Bottom of back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Mystery of the Ghost Town Railroad]
    Uncle Scrooge
  2. 1. Gladstone: Four Years Later
  3. 2. Statement of Ownership
  4. 3. Mystery of the Ghost Town Railroad
    Uncle Scrooge
  5. 4. The Pied Piper of Duckburg
    Gyro Gearloose
  6. 5. In the Talons of Wan Fu
    Uncle Scrooge
  7. 6. [Blanket Investment]
    Uncle Scrooge
  8. 7. Return to Pizen Bluff
    Uncle Scrooge
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Cross Talk
  10. 9. [Domino Bookcases]
    Donald Duck
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