If original comic book pages by Carl Barks from the 60's are rare, comic page layouts from that period are even rarer. But here are a few samples.
A sheet that features the opening panel and a panel from the 7'th page of Beach Boy, WDC 276, 1963.
The story was sent in to Western in September 1962 so it's a safe bet to say that these are from August-September that year.
As you can see he the layout for the opening panel is the same as the finished one.
For the panel on page 7 we have two different versions.
Now, the reason why these were saved by Barks was probably because of what was written on the reverse. An unused (?) Junior Woodchucks title: Cookieboy. Probably to be saved for later.
Instead the not-so-clever title Gpootkh was used.
Coming up next Wednesday:
The script for a published 1960's Scrooge page and some mysterious sentences written on the reverse of the script.:)