Barks quiz - Twelve quotes of Christmas
Daniel van Eijmeren
dve at kabelfoon.nl
Thu Dec 25 15:44:41 CET 2003
Here are some more solutions for the Barks Christmas Quote Quiz.
I'll list the remaining quotes in a another email, after this one.
OLAF SOLSTRAND to me, 25-12-2003:
>> 1. "SELL him? For the love of jingle bells! Who would want a REINDEER?"
> Could be WDC 208 "The Code of Duckburg".
Correct. Panel 2.8.
>> 6. "Here is the deed - all filled out! Sign it on the dotted line!"
> If a deed is what I think it is, this sounds like WDC 235 "Want To Buy
> An Island?" to me,
Yes, it's such a deed. But the answer is wrong.
> but that can't be correct, can it? No Christmasy about that one,
> I think...
Not that I know. The story I'm searching has to do with Christmas. That
might haven been dropped from translations, but the deed is obviously
OLIVIER to OLAF SOLSTRAND, 25-12-2003:
>>> 9. "I'll drive this pernicious pellet clear to Christmas!" (Picture
>>> shows a Barks character on a chimney.)
>> I can remember only one story where a Barks character is shown on a
>> chimney: OS 1047 "The Stubborn Stork".
> There's one of the Donald & Gladstone golfing stories; the one where
> Gladstone loses his luck for a moment whereas Donald keeps winning
> (WDC&S 131, Aug '51); at one point, Gladstone climbs on the club's
Correct. Panel 7.3.
> but that's a golf ball, not a pellet.
Gladstone mentions "pellet" only in a way of speaking, I guess.
Just like he's mentioning "Christmas" as a faraway destination.
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