Scrooge goes broke!
Torsten Wesley Adair
torsten at cwis.unomaha.edu
Sat Sep 11 23:45:46 CEST 1993
On Sat, 11 Sep 1993, Charles D. Ellis wrote:
> > (Hmmmm..... If Gladstone really wanted to gain some publicity, they
> > could cause Uncle Scrooge to go bankrupt. How about it Don? Are you up
> > to doing a metallic, die-cut, embossed, lenticular, holographix,
> > pop-up cover of Uncle Scrooge?)
> An hilarious idea! Congratulations, Torsten!
> And, after making the gasping public by it in installments
> spread throughout all their titles at $2-5 a pop, they could
> reprint the whole thing in an $8 book as DC did.
> Maybe Scrooge on his "deathbed" could send out Donald as a
> "fake" Scrooge, as did Batman (so I hear).
> What an inspired afterthought Torsten has thrown our way.
Gawrsh. All I did was take a few zeitgiests floating around the comic
book industry here in the U.S., and apply it to Scrooge.
I think Gladstone would be a more suitable replacement for Scrooge, and
Glomgold could be the villain.
(This thread probably makes no sense to non-U.S. readers. See "Death of
Superman", "Knightfall", "Knightquest", "World Without a Superman", "Reign
of the Superman", and most of the special covers published in the past two
Oh, I forgot glow-in-the-dark, serial numbers, and holograms, not to
mention all the fun stuff that could fit in a polybag.
Torsten Adair torsten at cwis.unomaha.edu Omaha, NE, USA
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