Donald Duck #286 [Direct]
(September 1994)

Gladstone, 1986 Series
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Volume
2
Price
2.95 USD; 4.00 CAD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
bimonthly
On-sale date
1994-07-05
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
The Bruce Hamilton Company
Brand
Gladstone G
Editing
Leonard Clark [John Clark] (editor); Geoffrey Blum (associate editor); Gary Gabner (assistant editor); Gary Leach (art director)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.


Happy Birthday, Donald! (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
William Van Horn
Inks
William Van Horn
Colors
Gary Leach

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Mickey Mouse

Will the First Donald Duck Please Stand up ? (Table of Contents: 1)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bruce Hamilton
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Donald Duck

Indexer Notes

scene from the Silly Symphony "the Wise Little Hen"

The Birthday Boy (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
William Van Horn
Pencils
William Van Horn
Inks
William Van Horn
Colors
Susan Daigle-Leach
Letters
William Van Horn

Job Number
AR 202
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie
Reprints

Indexer Notes

[frame story]

The Duck Who Never Was (Table of Contents: 3)

Donald Duck / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Don Rosa
Pencils
Don Rosa
Inks
Don Rosa
Colors
Scott Rockwell
Letters
Bill Pearson
Editing
Byron Erickson

Job Number
D 93574
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Uncle Scrooge; Gladstone Gander; Daisy Duck; Grandma Duck; Gus Goose; Gyro Gearloose; Beagle Boys; April, May and June; Magica De Spell; Flintheart Glomgold
Reprints

The Case of the Vanishing Coats (Table of Contents: 4)

Mickey Mouse / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Ted Osborne
Pencils
Floyd Gottfredson
Inks
Ted Thwaites
Colors
Susan Daigle-Leach
Letters
?
Editing
Floyd Gottfredson

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Mickey Mouse; Donald Duck; Pluto; Uncle Amos
Reprints
  • From Mickey Mouse Sunday (King Features Syndicate) 1935.02.17 - 1935.03.24

Indexer Notes

This story is also reprinted in Mickey Mouse in Color (book) (Another Rainbow, 1988 series) #1 (June 1997) and in Gladstone Comics Album (Gladstone, 1987 series) #26 (June 1990).

The Secret of Mars (Table of Contents: 5)

Donald Duck / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Federico Pedrocchi; Fabio Gadducci (translation); David Gerstein (translation); Bruce Hamilton (US dialogue); John Clark (US dialogue)
Pencils
Federico Pedrocchi
Inks
Federico Pedrocchi; Susan Daigle-Leach (art restoration); John Clark (art restoration)
Colors
Eric Vincent
Letters
John Clark
Editing
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck
Reprints
  • from Paperino e altre avventure #1 (1937) - #18 (1938) (IT)

Indexer Notes

changes:re-inked from Italian reprint; very first Donald Duck comic book story?

Donald's "First" Comic Book Adventure (Table of Contents: 6)

text article / 2.5 pages (report information)

Script
Bruce Hamilton
Pencils
Walter Molino
Inks
Walter Molino
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Federico Pedrocchi (caricature)

Il mistero di Marte [The Secret of Mars] (Table of Contents: 7)

Donald Duck / cover reprint (on interior page) / 0.5 page (report information)

Pencils
Federico Pedrocchi ?
Inks
Federico Pedrocchi ?
Colors
?
Editing
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck
Reprints
  • from Nel Regno di Topolino #57 (IT, 1938)

Indexer Notes

Reprint taken from an Italian reprint.

Victory Garden (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
Susan Daigle-Leach
Letters
Carl Barks
Editing
?

Job Number
WDC&S 31
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Script rewritten by Carl Barks.

He May Be Sixty, But He Keeps On Quacking (Table of Contents: 9)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Alberto Becattini
Letters
typeset

[no title] (Table of Contents: 10)

The Quacker Box / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Happy Birthday, Donald!
    Donald Duck
  2. 1. Will the First Donald Duck Please Stand up ?
  3. 2. The Birthday Boy
    Donald Duck
  4. 3. The Duck Who Never Was
    Donald Duck
  5. 4. The Case of the Vanishing Coats
    Mickey Mouse
  6. 5. The Secret of Mars
    Donald Duck
  7. 6. Donald's "First" Comic Book Adventure
  8. 7. Il mistero di Marte [The Secret of Mars]
    Donald Duck
  9. 8. Victory Garden
    Donald Duck
  10. 9. He May Be Sixty, But He Keeps On Quacking
  11. 10. [no title]
    The Quacker Box
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