Thu Mar 23 15:47:28 CET 2006
would buy an illustrated postcard ("ansicht") of Duckburg, I wouldn't be
surprised to see at least one church, and a monumental ship.
So even when Barks used things in only 1 story, they could still be
landmarks to the Duckburgians. (And also to readers who didn't read that
single Barks story.)
> If a comics buff sees an entry illustrating
> "Notre Duck" , he's gonna say "aha!", but the other
> 99.999999999% of the readership will just think "huh?".
IMO they will think "of course, Duckburg has a monumental church".
> Notre Duck is a landmark from a somewhat unmemorable Barks story that
> featured fabulous art!
To you the story probably is "somewhat unmemorable" because it was published
after your youth. To *me* the story is one of the best Scrooge stories that
> This margarine factory where Donald works (so I'm told) in many Euro
> stories... if people tell me this is true, I must admit that
> it would be a
> possible choice, even though it's hardly a "landmark", just an average
In Holland (Rotterdam), the Van Nelle factory is a monument (and a landmark)
because of its innovative architecture (from the 1930s).
> But... I *need* more landmarks!
What about a sign telling the distance to Timbuctoo? This must be in several
Barks stories, just outside the Duckburg city limit...
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