In October, we found out that Vol. 8 of Fantagraphics Disney Master’s series of books would be titled Duck Avenger Strikes Again. We now have a Cover image for the book as well as some information on what will be included.
Release Date: May 7th, 2019
Donald Duck has a secret identity in this collection of short comics stories – the infamous super-anti-hero, Duck Avenger!
When Uncle Scrooge, to promote his wax museum, sends a robot double of Duck Avenger flying past Donald’s house, Donald’s secret is threatened! Can our hero use his high-tech Avenger gadgets to allay suspicion – or will hyper-lucky Gladstone Gander make things even worse? (Oh, yes, you know he will!) And, in “Ellsworth’s Ornery Orphan,” Mickey tells the distant desert tale of his mynah bird pal, Ellsworth – and a showdown with dread pirate Mozambeak! Then, a money-scented perfume sends Brigitta MacBridge and Scrooge to the isle of Bananaland in “The Other Golden Helmet” – Scarpa’s one-and-only collaboration with Duck artist supreme Carl Barks! First time in English! Y
About the Author
Romano Scarpa (1927–2005) trained as a fine artist and an architect. He left his own animation studio in 1953 to draw original comics stories for Walt Disney’s Italian publisher. He is most famous for his stories starring Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, and Snow White.
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