Disney-comics digest #521.
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Fri Dec 16 05:04:01 CET 1994
JORGEN: I recall not being very impressed with "Phantom of Notre Duck"
when it first ran (7-67). Not knowing anything of Carl Barks (few did
then), I was wondering if a new scripter had taken over, as the art style
seemed the same. I couldn't see the person writing this somewhat silly
whodunit as the one who had penned "Secret of the Incas", "Lost in the
Andes" and "Seven Cities of Cibola". The ending did have more bite, with
the US look-alike and Scrooge joining in the cathedral-building project.
Incidentally, just four issues later Barks was back on track with "Treasure
of Marco Polo". My mother thought I was crazy when I went ROTFL at the
soldier saying, "You just can't trust these watches made in the workers'
HARRY: Is Picsou the French US book? My youngest boy was in France about
5 years ago and told me "Oncle Picsou" is what he's known as there. He said
the name has something to do with stopping to pick up every coin found on
the sidewalk. Sounds like our man.
DON: Finally got US 290 and found D.U.C.K. on the splash page, but
missed it on the cover. Whereis? When I saw the overflowing spitoon in
the saloon, I thought Glomgold was going to get a taste of it for sure, but
feathers on top of molasses and feathers was almost as good. One question,
however. After this run in with Glomgold, why didn't Scrooge recognize him
onboard ship in US 15? Aside from FC 456, Scrooge's memory for nasty
characters has been pretty good.
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