starback at Minsk.DoCS.UU.SE
Wed Apr 14 23:05:11 CEST 1993
> I'm embarrased to admit that I'd didn't recognize a bunch of names
> on the International Disney Comic Character Name list. Who are
> the following and where did they appear:
Short, unsatisfactory answers follow:
> April, May, and June
Daisy's nieces. First appearance in the Barks story my .sig quote is
Gyro Gearlose's nephew. Not by Barks though. I don't know where he
> Fethry Duck
A cousin of Donald's who has appeared in American Disney comics made
for the foreign market. Drawn by Al Hubbard in his first stories in
the mid-sixties. Tony Strobl has also drawn lots of stories with him.
He has almost never been published in the USA though. The only
instance I know is in WDC 509 where he plays a bit part in a pretty
uninteresting story. I hope you'll someday get a chance to see the
best Fethry stories over there. I love them!
> Porpy the Porpoise
Moby Duck's porpoise and helping hand, respectively.
> Clara Cluck
A hen from the cartoon days.
> Idgit the Midgit
> Dangerous Dan McBoo
Two criminals who Mickey Mouse and Goofy sometimes meet in adventures
drawn by Paul Murry.
> Witch Hazel
The witch in a Barksian Halloween story (and in the cartoon that was
an adaptation of). Used as a recurring character at least by some
> Izzy Wolf
A cousin of Li'l Bad Wolf who looks almost like LBW.
> John D. Rockerduck
A one-shot character from Barks, often used in Italian Disney comics.
The little indian who made it from the screen to the comics.
> Sylvester Shyster
A villain in some Gottfredson Mickey Mouse stories.
> Shamrock Bones
A detective in some Mickey and Goofy stories.
> Captain Churchmouse
>From Gottfredson again.
> Little Toot
The little boat in a segment of the Disney film Melody Time. Pretty
insignificant, but there's been a handful of comics with him here in
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