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Carl Barks' Duck : average American

Author: Peter Schilling
Publisher: Minneapolis, MN, USA : Uncivilized Books, Dec. 2014.
Series: Critical cartoons, 002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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From 1942 to his retirement in 1966, Carl Barks drew Donald Duck comic books (the seventh greatest comic of the twentieth century according toThe Comics Journal) for Walt Disney. He took what should have been a bland franchise and turned it into a classic of comics. Drawing on his own experiences (most notably a brief stint as a chicken farmer), Barks went to create a character who was remarkable . . . for not being  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Carl Barks; Carl Barks; Donald Duck, (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Schilling
ISBN: 9780988901407 0988901404
OCLC Number: 871356661
Description: 122 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Critical cartoons, 002.
Responsibility: by Peter Schilling Jr..

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Peter Schilling, Jr.'s deeply felt assessment of Carl Barks's Donald Duck, one of the all-time great comics classics.  Read more...

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"Schilling cheerleads, gushes and obsesses, using smart, but not scholarly arguments to convince readers to share his duck love. Basically, he's a fan. Fortunately, he's an interesting fan, rejecting Read more...

 
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