carl barks Archives

Four Color #147 Donald Duck (Dell, 1947)
There's little I can say about the legendary Carl Barks that hasn't been said before His career as a creator has inspired numerous books and websites (I found Duck Comics Review and Cbarks.dk useful in researching this post).  His work continues to find new fans in each successive generation.  And as evidenced by yesterday's results[...]
Carl Barks Original Artwork, Up for Auction at Heritage
Such as a number of pieces from the late, great Carl Barks. Carl Barks Camelot Caricatured Portrait Original Painting (1977). Rare to catch Barks painting anything but mallards and drakes and ganders — so indelible is his identification with Walt Disney's Donald Duck franchise But take a gander at this bold horseman, who appears to be a Lone Star Texan descendant[...]
The Beautiful Genre Work Of Recoil Comics – Rich Tommaso Talks Shop
Coloring Carl Barks' comics is a better day job. HMS: Can you tell us a little bit about your decision to start Recoil Comics? What did this mean for you practically and psychologically? RT: Well, the psychological part was the biggest hurdle to get over I had to overcome the recurring thought of : "after 20 years[...]
Swimming In Money: Carl Barks Scrooge McDuck Painting Goes For Record $262,900
The classic 1974 Carl Barks painting of that name closed yesterday at Heritage Auctions for $262,900.00, a new record for a Barks painting   The sale eclipsed the previous record for a Barks painting set in 2007 for the sale of "Hands Off My Playthings". A Disney Studio artist who made his way into comics in the[...]
Disney's Italian Personalised Touch
Lots of Carl Barks stuff to choose from And what's the numbercrunching on that? 20 Euros for 20o pages worth. Hey Marvel US, Boom!, whoever, something similar in English? Pretty please? Bleeding Cool has reported previously on the size and scope of Disney's operations in Italy, publishing comics. Well, Disney Italia has started a fun initiative – custom[...]