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Carl Barks (1901–2000)

As the creator of 'Scrooge McDuck', Carl Barks did more than any other comic book artist to widen the popularity of Donald Duck, bringing in the process a vast array of memorable supporting characters into the Disney universe, among them Uncle Scrooge himself, Gladstone Gander, Gyro Gearloose (and his Little Helper), the Beagle Boys, and the ... See full bio »

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 2013 DuckTales: Remastered (Video Game) (characters)
 2012 è solo questione di punti di vista (inspired by the works of)
  DuckTales (TV Series) (story - 2 episodes, 1987) (story "The Unsafe Safe" - 1 episode, 1989) (story "Tralla La" - 1 episode, 1989) (story "The Status Seeker" - 1 episode, 1987) (story "The Golden Fleecing" - 1 episode, 1987) (story "The Lemming With The Locket" - 1 episode, 1987) (story "Land Beneath the Ground!" - 1 episode, 1987) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1987) (story "The Giant Robot Robbers" - 1 episode, 1987)
- The Unbreakable Bin (1989) ... (story "The Unsafe Safe")
- The Land of Trala La (1989) ... (story "Tralla La")
- The Status Seekers (1987) ... (story "The Status Seeker")
- The Golden Fleecing (1987) ... (story "The Golden Fleecing")
- Scrooge's Pet (1987) ... (story "The Lemming With The Locket")
 1985 An Officer and a Duck (segment "'Donald Gets Drafted'")
 1944 Donald Duck and the Gorilla (Short) (story - uncredited)
 1944 Trombone Trouble (Short) (uncredited)
 1944 How to Be a Sailor (Short)
 1943 Home Defense (Short)
 1943 The Old Army Game (Short)
 1943 Private Pluto (Short) (story)
 1943 Donald's Tire Trouble (Short) (writer)
 1943 The Spirit of '43 (Short documentary) (story)
 1942 Bellboy Donald (Short)
 1942 Sky Trooper (Short)
 1942 The Vanishing Private (Short)
 1942 Donald's Gold Mine (Short)
 1942 The Army Mascot (Short) (uncredited)
 1942 Donald Gets Drafted (Short) (uncredited)
 1942 Donald's Snow Fight (Short) (story - uncredited)
 1942 The Village Smithy (Short) (story - uncredited)
 1941 Chef Donald (Short) (story - uncredited)
 1941 Old MacDonald Duck (Short) (uncredited)
 1941 Truant Officer Donald (Short)
 1941 Early to Bed (Short)
 1941 Golden Eggs (Short) (uncredited)
 1941 Timber (Short) (uncredited)
 1940 Fire Chief (Short) (story - uncredited)
 1940 Window Cleaners (Short) (uncredited)
 1940 Donald's Vacation (Short) (uncredited)
 1940 Put-Put Troubles (Short) (story - uncredited)
 1940 Bone Trouble (Short)
 1940 Mr. Duck Steps Out (Short) (story - uncredited)
 1940 Donald's Dog Laundry (Short) (story)
 1939 Donald's Penguin (Short) (writer - uncredited)
 1939 Sea Scouts (Short) (story - uncredited)
 1939 Beach Picnic (Short) (writer - uncredited)
 1939 Donald's Cousin Gus (Short) (writer - uncredited)
 1939 The Hockey Champ (Short) (writer - uncredited)
 1939 Donald's Lucky Day (Short) (story - uncredited)
 1938 Donald's Golf Game (Short) (writer - uncredited)
 1938 Good Scouts (Short) (writer)
 1938 Donald's Nephews (Short) (writer - uncredited)
 1938 Donald's Better Self (Short) (uncredited)
 1938 Self Control (Short) (uncredited)
 1937 Donald's Ostrich (Short) (story - uncredited)
 1937 Modern Inventions (Short) (uncredited)
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Other Works:

Was a major writer/artist at Dell/Gold Key Comics best known for his acclaimed adventure stories featuring Donald Duck and his friends and relatives including original characters like Uncle Scrooge McDuck.

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 3 Interviews | 23 Articles | 5 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »
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Personal Quote:

One of the greatest difficulties in handling characters is in figuring out how each character is going to react to a certain situation. In that respect, Uncle Scrooge is fairly easy to keep in line. He will always choose the cheapest way to meet an emergency. See more »

Trivia:

Has been named "Disney legend" in 1991 (October 22) and so put his name and hand prints on the sidewalk around the theater of Disney Studios (California). See more »

Nickname:

the Good Duck Artist See more »

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