ramapith at verizon.net
Mon Aug 14 08:06:27 CEST 2006
Rich (and others),
> Frank Bubacz said:
>> As far as I remember Brer Rabbit has twin nephews, too, and...
> Hmmm. i seem to recall triplets, but you might be right.
These nephews appear very early on, in ZB 46-01-27. They are not
xapped in Inducks, and it appears that the Dutch remount of the story
omits them entirely. They appear just long enough to tell Brer Rabbit
that they're hungry (from the famine), addressing him as "Uncle Brer
Rabbit"... an awkward turn of phrase, to say the least.
> But this reminds me that Oswald the Lucky Rabbit (*AFTER* Walt Disney
> lost creative control and ownersip of the character) also had twin
I must correct you here... Floyd and Lloyd are Oswald's adopted
sons, not his nephews. Oswald's friend Toby Bear adopted them for him
in 1948 comics continuity, and they stuck with him after that until
>> But will we ever know who is the uncle of the Three Little Pigs?
> The only "uncle" I recall was named Warthog
I believe you're speaking of the character in WDC 559, right?
The Pigs' aunt Prissy is in the WDC 279 story. And I've got
another old Western Publishing story someplace where the Pigs refer
to a relative named Uncle Sow (that's just so wrong on so many
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