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Country: USA
Publication: Donald Duck
Publisher: Gladstone
Language: English (unless noted otherwise)

Date: (ad), (cover)
Pages: 64

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Story code Title Number of pages Creators Publications Characters, comments
ARC DD  286
Donald Duck
Happy Birthday, Donald!
1 p.
Idea: William Van Horn Art: William Van Horn FGLS 1 Appearances: Donald Duck, Mickey Mouse
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Qus/DD  286A
Will the First Donald Duck Please Stand Up?
1 p.
Text: Bruce Hamilton Refers to: ZS 3403 (article)
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AR 202
Donald Duck
The Birthday Boy
10 p.
4 rows per page
Writing: William Van Horn Art: William Van Horn FGLS 1* Appearances: Donald Duck, Huey Dewey and Louie
After eating a ton of Parsnip and Banana Oil Parfait Donald dreams about events of his past and he winds up driving Huey Dewey and Louie Crazy. This story was used as a framing sequence for Donald Duck #286 to commemorate Donald's 60th Birthday.
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D 93574
Donald Duck
(The Duck Who Never Was)
16 p.
4 rows per page
Writing: Don Rosa Art: Don Rosa WTR 2 Appearances: April May and June (cameo), Billy Goat (picture), Daisy Duck, Donald Duck, Flintheart Glomgold (flashback), Gladstone Gander, Grandma Duck, Gus Goose, Gyro Gearloose, Gyro's Helper, Huey Dewey and Louie, Magica De Spell (flashback), Mickey Mouse (puppet), Ratface (flashback), The Beagle Boys (2), Uncle Scrooge
HDL forgets DD's birthday, and he wishes that he had never been born. The birthday spirit fulfils the wish!
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ZM 008
Mickey Mouse
The Case of the Vanishing Coats
6 p.
4 rows per page rows printed sideways
Writing: Ted Osborne Pencils: Floyd Gottfredson Ink: Ted Thwaites WICS 1, ZZ1935+, ZZMS350217+, MMIC 1, MMIC 2, GLBH 6, GCA 26, FGLS 1 Appearances: Inspector Grillem, Mr. Millionbucks, Amos P. Zoup, Donald Duck, Mickey Mouse, Pluto
MM and DD investigate on disappearing coats
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I PG    1-A
Donald Duck
The Secret of Mars
17 p.
4 rows per page
Writing: Federico Pedrocchi Pencils: Federico Pedrocchi Ink: John Clark Translation: Bruce Hamilton (dialogue), David Gerstein (dialogue), Fabio Gadducci
DIEGO2005*, FGL 3* Appearances: Baus Baus, dottor Kraus, Navy captain from YM 028, Donald Duck
travel to Mars
Changes: re-inked from Italian reprint
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Qus/DD  286B
Donald's "First" Comic Book Adventure
3 p.
Text: Alberto Becattini, Bruce Hamilton Refers to: I PG 1-A (article)
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IC NRT  57
Donald Duck
Paperino e il Misterio di Marte
1/2 p.
Art: Federico Pedrocchi (?) CBM 103 Appearances: Donald Duck
Refers to: I PG 1-A (cover)
Included in the above.
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W WDC  31-05
Donald Duck
(The Victory Garden)
10 p.
3 rows per page
Writing: Carl Barks (rewrite) Art: Carl Barks WICS 1, WDC 31, CBL 7, GLBH 6, GCA 27, WIC 5, LICW 1, WDC 646 Appearances: Donald Duck, Huey Dewey and Louie
Ducks versus crows
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Qus/DD  286C
He May Be Sixty, But He Keeps On Quacking
1 p.
Text: Alberto Becattini Refers to: D 93574 (article), W OS 9-02 (article), W WDC 31-05 (article), W WDC 146-16P (article), YM 031 (article), ZS 3403 (article)
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Qus/DD  286D
The Quacker Box
1 p.
Text: various add a scan