National Geographic

F. A. Elliott eliot508 at
Thu Sep 21 06:57:43 CEST 2000

Hello again,

I got a great kick out of seeing the National
Geographics drawn into Timo Ronkainen's "Ankkalinnan
Pamaus" cover pic of Carl Barks at his work bench. I'm
a big fan of NG. I have all the issues except for one
all the way back to Dec '51. You even got the pre '59
look right before they started adding pictures to the

That would be a good question for the DCML. What
issues of National Geographic did Carl Barks draw
heavily from. I know it would be dumb to list each one
because he probably used many of them. But, I think in
some cases, certain magazines were drawn from more

In fact, it would make a nice brief mention in the
actual Geographic Magazine. If any fans here can work
up a correct list I'll e-mail the recommendation off
to National Geographic. But it would look better
coming from somebody with a little more flash than
myself, particularly from a non-american, since the
National Geographic Magazine is more apt to print
letters from other countries. 

National Geographic's letters e-mail is
<ngsforum at>

One should include name, address, and daytime

God bless,

F.A. Elliott.

The 'one' who has a finger on 'it'... scratches against the mahogany lining of a coffin crying, "I am Jonah! I am Jonah! Spit me back out so I may see and feel the light of day again." And, the levithan does not heed for it knows every great epic must come to an 'end.'
A tasty morsel known as... "understanding."  (F.A. Elliott)


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