Four Color #422 - Walt Disney's Donald Duck and The Gilded Man
(September-October 1952)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1952
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
A Dell Comic
Printer
Printed in U.S.A.
Editing
Alice Nielsen Cobb (managing editor); Chase Craig (story editor); Tom McKimson (art director)

Issue Notes

Credits for this issue based upon Alberto Becattini's "Disney Index - Dell Comic Books" Vols. 1 and 2 (Italy, 1992 and 1994). Title continues as "Donald Duck" #26 (November-December 1952), even though Four Color #422 is the 30th Donald Duck issue.

Donald Duck and The Gilded Man (Table of Contents)

Donald Duck / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey Duck; Dewey Duck; Louie Duck
Reprints
Keywords
idols; temples

Indexer Notes

Cover submitted February 21, 1952.

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

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

Script
Carl Barks
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Letters
Carl Barks

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I need exercise, nephew!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Donald Duck; Uncle Scrooge McDuck
Synopsis
Scrooge complains about the price at Donald's riding stable.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; Art submitted on January 3, 1952. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (1982).

The Gilded Man (Table of Contents: 2)

Donald Duck / comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Barks
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
Carl Barks

Genre
adventure; anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey Duck; Dewey Duck; Louie Duck; Gladstone Gander
Synopsis
The ducks go to British Guiana in search of the world's rarest stamp, a one-cent magenta of 1856, and find it on a letter in the possession of El Dorado, a giant golden Indian. After they retrieve the letter, the ducks learn that it is addressed to a deceased Duckburg resident who named Gladstone her only heir.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art submitted on January 31, 1952. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (1982).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Carl Barks
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Letters
Carl Barks

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What's the long underwear for, Unca Donald?
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey Duck; Dewey Duck; Louie Duck
Synopsis
Donald puts on sturdy clothing to bring Daisy's cat down from a telephone pole.
Reprints
Keywords
armor; cat; telephone pole

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (1982).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Carl Barks
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
Western Publishing Production Shop
Letters
Carl Barks

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Unca Donald! You've painted yourself into...
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey Duck; Dewey Duck; Louie Duck
Synopsis
Donald literally paints himself into a corner.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Back cover; Art submitted on January 31, 1952. Synopsis by Michael Barrier from "Carl Barks and the Art of the Comic Book" (1982).

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Donald Duck and The Gilded Man
    Donald Duck
  2. 1. ["I need exercise, nephew!"]
    Donald Duck
  3. 2. The Gilded Man
    Donald Duck
  4. 3. ["What's the long underwear for, Unca Donald?"]
    Donald Duck
  5. 4. ["Unca Donald! You've painted yourself into..."]
    Donald Duck
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