Censorship in nordic printing of The Swamp of No Return?

Germund von Wowern germund_vw at yahoo.com
Wed Nov 5 12:47:03 CET 2008

> The first Finnish printing (1967) of Barks' story The Swamp of No Return
> had Brutopian crest with shackle and sledgehammer wiped out (censored
> perhaps - since it is so close to Soviet Union's sickle and hammer), so
> I wonder if this was done by Danish editors already.

Yes and no. I don't have access to the US version at the moment, but in the Swedish issue, the ink lines are removed while the *color* of the crest is left unaltered (white tools in a red circle).


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