Country: United States
Cancelled Donald and Mickey 6.15 1993 - 1995
Cancelled Donald Duck (and Friends) 6 1986 - 1997
Cancelled Donald Duck Adventures (1) 6.19 1993 - 1997
Cancelled Donald Duck and Mickey Mouse 6.28 1995 - 1996
Cancelled Donald Duck Digest 4.81 1986 - 1987
Cancelled Ducktales [1] 5.71 1988 - 1990
Cancelled Gladstone Comics Album 6.08 ? - ?
Cancelled Gladstone Giant album 5.26 ? - ?
Cancelled Mickey and Donald 5.53 1988 - 1990
Cancelled Mickey Mouse (and Friends) 6.03 1986 - 1990
Cancelled Mickey Mouse Digest 5.9 1987  
Cancelled The Adventurous Uncle Scrooge McDuck 6.11 1998  
One-Shot The Carl Barks Library of 1940's Donald Duck Christmas Giveaways in Color 5.49 ? - ?
Cancelled The Carl Barks Library of Donald Duck Adventures in Color 5.99 1994 - 1996
Cancelled The Carl Barks Library of Gyro Gearloose Comics and Fillers in Color 5.2 ? - ?
Cancelled The Carl Barks Library of Uncle Scrooge Adventures in Color 6.73 (#49) 1996 - 1998
Cancelled The Carl Barks Library of Uncle Scrooge One Pagers in Color 5.89 ? - ?
Cancelled The Carl Barks Library of Walt Disney's Comics and Stories in Color 5.75 1992 - 1996
One-Shot The Life and Times of Scrooge McDuck (1997) 7.47 (#12) 1997  
Cancelled Uncle Scrooge 7.25 (#23) 1986 - 2003
Cancelled Uncle Scrooge & Donald Duck 6.08 1998  
Cancelled Uncle Scrooge Adventures (1) 6.31 1987 - 1998
Cancelled Uncle Scrooge Adventures by William van Horn Special 6.17 1998  
Cancelled Uncle Scrooge Adventures in Color by Don Rosa 6.49 (#82) 1996 - 1997
Cancelled Uncle Scrooge and Donald Duck in Color 5.08 1998  
Cancelled Uncle Scrooge Digest 6.29 1986 - 1987
One-Shot Uncle Scrooge goes to Disneyland (1986) 5.67 1986  
Cancelled Walt Disney Giant 5.63 1995 - 1996
Cancelled Walt Disney's Christmas Parade (Gladstone) 5.26 1988 - 1989
Cancelled Walt Disney's Comics And Stories 7.13 (#27) 1993 - 1999
Cancelled Walt Disney's Comics Digest 5.65 1986 - 1987
Cancelled Walt Disney's Comics in Color 1st album series 5.96 ? - ?
Cancelled Walt Disney's Comics in Color 2nd album series 6.27 ? - ?
Cancelled Walt Disney's Comics Penny Pincher 6.02 1997  

About Gladstone

In 1986 Bruce Hamilton and Russ Cochran, Disney fans who had previously published hardback collections of Carl Barks comics and paintings, began to publish the comics themselves under the Gladstone label. Edited by Byron Erickson, the magazines began to give American exposure to European artists like Daan Jippes, Ben Verhagen, Victor Rios, and Daniel Branca as well as reprinting the work of Barks, Gottfredson (for the first time in decades), and Murry. With the advent of Don Rosa - a new artist/writer whose work, published beginning in 1987, picked up quite a head of steam - and the writer-artist team of John Lustig and William Van Horn, American Disney comics were making an excellent comeback. Floyd Gottfredson's Eega Beeva, a character of later newspaper strips whose appearances were never reprinted by Western, first appeared in American comic books at this time.

Then the Walt Disney Company itself decided that what Gladstone could do, Disney could do better. In 1990, Disney revoked Gladstone's license and assembled a mixture of talent from Marvel, Western, and Gladstone to produce new comics under the Disney Comics label. In 1993 Gladstone regained it's license. In the last three years, where Gladstone had continued publishing it's Carl Barks Library in Color albums, Cochran and Erickson had departed (the latter for Europe and Egmont). Bruce Hamilton made the decision that each of Gladstone's now-bimonthly comics was to have a relatively strict format.

In 1998, Gladstone decided to cut down it's range of titles even more. From the second quarter of that year, the only regular monthly titles that are left are Walt Disney Comics & Stories and Uncle Scrooge. They're both printed as extremely high quality collector's books featuring a wide range of stories and articles. Unfortunately, the high price of $6.95 make the average sales on the low side.

Although Gladstone has stopped publishing and selling new comic books, they offer back issues at their website (or

Used comic books from Gladstone are also often sold on and you may be able to find used ones at specialized comic book stores around the world.

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