(February 2011)

Boom! Studios, 2011 Series
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Price
3.99 USD
Pages
44
On-sale Date
2011-02-16
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Boom Kids!
Brand
Boom Kids!; 70 Years Walt Disney's Comics
Barcode
844284001656 36311
Editing
Christopher Burns

Issue Notes

All contents copyright © 2011 Disney Enterprises, Inc.
This issue has variants:

Mystery of the Loch (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Don Rosa (credited)
Inks
Don Rosa (credited)
Colors
Andrew Dalhouse (credited)
Letters
Don Rosa

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie; Loch Less Monster; photogenic frog
Synopsis
Donald is preoccupied with photographing a frog and doesn’t notice that the Loch Less Monster has surfaced beside his small boat.
Reprints
Keywords
inattentiveness; photography; sea monster

Indexer Notes

Cover drawn by Don Rosa to illustrate the Carl Barks lead story in Walt Disney’s Comics and Stories (Dell, 1940 Series) #237 (June 1960).

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

Donald Duck / credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Donald Duck
Keywords
issue credits

The Saga of Captain Duckburg (Table of Contents: 2)

Donald Duck / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Geoffrey Blum (credited)
Pencils
Carlos Mota (credited)
Inks
Carlos Mota (credited)
Colors
Egmont Office
Letters
Deron Bennett (credited)
Editing
Byron Erickson (original editor (Egmont))

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Donald has a job at his rich Uncle Scrooge’s Money Bin, and he’s slaving away --
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie; Uncle Scrooge; Miss Quackfaster (here in her alternate name as "Miss Typefast"); Temecula Sam (Carl Barks tribute character)
Synopsis
Donald is assigned by Scrooge to get an interview with reclusive Golden Age comic book writer/artist Temecula Sam, creator of the now valuable “Captain Duckburg” comic book series. Temecula Sam, however, has all sorts of deterrents (many of which were fashioned after his comic book plots) against nosy fans and interviewers.
Keywords
Carl Barks tribute; comic book creator; dogged persistence; enterprise; ingenuity; interview

Indexer Notes

This story is a loving tribute to popular and influential Donald Duck comic book writer/artist Carl Barks (the creator of Uncle Scrooge McDuck), and is chock full of Barks references of all kinds.

Somewhere Beyond Nowhere (Table of Contents: 3)

Donald Duck / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Barks (credited); John Lustig (credited)
Pencils
Daan Jippes (credited)
Inks
Daan Jippes (credited)
Colors
Egmont Office
Letters
Deron Bennett (credited)
Editing
Byron Erickson (original editor (Egmont))

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There are jobs that you love! And then there are jobs like this!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie; Herbert; Bearflanks, Alaska postmaster; lovesick hermit; widow Brokepenny and kids; Hamfist McSwine; family of tuba recipients; sled dogs; Nodding Nap Hound; stampeding reindeer; polar bear; angry residents of Bearflanks
Synopsis
Sick of his boring job as a sidewalk cement-crack inspector, Donald impulsively moves to get “…a job that matters – something thrilling that’ll test [his] manly mettle”. That “impulsive move” finds him moving impulsively to cold and inhospitable Bearflanks, Alaska, where he takes a job as a mail carrier on a most dangerous route. But what presents the greater danger, the perils of nature or the treachery of Hamfist McSwine?
Reprints
  • from Anders And & Co. (Egmont Serieforlaget A/S, series) #2010-15
Keywords
Alaska; be-careful-what-you-wish-for; blizzard; boring job; dangerous job; dissatisfied customer; dogged persistence; dogsled; enterprise; ingenuity; mail carrier; polar bear; post office; reindeer; there’s-no-place-like-home; winter setting

Mystery of the Loch (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We’ve got 500 box tops from boxes of Icky Qwikies, the dynamic breakfast food!
Feature Logo
Walt Disney's Donald Duck [Carl Barks Dell Logo 2]
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie; Loch Less Monster; coupon store clerk; underwater photographers; Scottish “groceries & remedies” merchant; photo contest judges
Synopsis
Huey, Dewey, and Louie redeem 500 cereal box tops for an underwater camera, which Donald commandeers in order to take the first photo of the fabled Loch Less Monster.
Reprints
Keywords
best-laid-plans; box tops; camera; get-rich-quick; haggis; lake monster; Scotland; underwater photography

Classics Are Back at Boom! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Boom! Studios; Walt Disney Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Mystery of the Loch
    Donald Duck
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Donald Duck
  3. 2. The Saga of Captain Duckburg
    Donald Duck
  4. 3. Somewhere Beyond Nowhere
    Donald Duck
  5. 4. Mystery of the Loch
    Donald Duck
  6. 5. Classics Are Back at Boom!
    Boom! Studios; Walt Disney Comics
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