Disney Adventures Volume 5, Number 1 was the fiftieth issue of Disney Adventures. It was notably the first issue to include a Gargoyles comic story.

Featured Disney Afternoon storiesEdit

Gargoyles: "A Study in Stone"Edit

Written by: Michael Reaves
Art by:
Penciled by: Pat McEown
Inked by: Ian Akin
Lettered by: Bill Spicer
Colored by: Sam Parsons
Originally published in:

Xanatos and Owen do an overview of the Gargoyles as a way of finding out what they're up against (as well as introducing the show and characters to the readers).

DuckTales: "The Legend of the Chaos God - Part 4: Tow for Broke"Edit

Written by: Bobbi J.G. Weiss
David Cody Weiss
Art by:
Penciled by: Cosme Quartieri
Inked by: Carlos Valenti
Robert Bat
Lettered by: Bill Spicer
Colored by: Jo Meugniot
Originally published in:

Having gotten himself towed to Duckburg, Solego steals Fenton's Gizmosuit, and Scrooge and the boys contact Professor Bisk Potsherd for information on Solego's backstory.

TaleSpin: "True Baloo"Edit

Written by: Bobbi J.G. Weiss
David Cody Weiss
Art by:
Penciled by: J. Sanchez
Inked by: Robert Bat
Rubén Torreiro
Lettered by: Bill Spicer
Colored by: Valerie Dal Chele
Originally published in:

Shere Khan hires the Higher for Hire crew to go to the island of Wannanonow to find the Mirror of Truth, a mirror that shows anyone who looks into it what they're really like on the inside.

Memorable quotesEdit

Scrooge: Stop! Thief! You rotten--Gizmoduck?!? What's the meaning of this?! You've set off every alarm in the place!
Solego: Mortal, I have come for my medallion! Bring it to me or DIE!
Scrooge: Something tells me that's not Fenton in there!
Scrooge: Ah! St. Canard operator? Get me S.H.U.S.H. headquarters--this is an emergency!
Bisk: S.H.U.S.H.--??
Scrooge: Aye! There's only one person in St. Canard who can help us now, and that's... Darkwing Duck!

"You know, Baloo, it is amazing how many treasures you find that I take away from you!"
—Don Karnage


  • In addition to the above-listed stories, this issue also included a Nervous Rex comic titled "Kismet".
  • This was the last issue of Disney Adventures to regularly have a comic story appear as a "Feature Comic" at an earlier point in the issue. This feature would, however, occasionally resurface in the September 1997 issue and other later issues.

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Miscellaneous titles
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Reprints and compilations
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