The Complete Carl Barks Disney Library #[12] - Walt Disney's Uncle Scrooge- Only a Poor Old Man
(2012)

Fantagraphics, 2011 Series
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Volume
12
Price
28.99 USD
Pages
256
On-sale date
2012-06-27
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fantagraphics Books, Inc.
Brand
FB
ISBN
978-1-60699-535-8 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781606995358 52899
Editing
Gary Groth; Michael Catron (associate editor); Tony Ong (layout designer); Paul Baresh (production)
Color
Color
Dimensions
7.5" x 10.25" (19.05 cm x 26.03 cm)
Binding
Hardcover
Publishing Format
Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This was published after volume seven. The next one published was volume eleven.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Uncle Scrooge / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
Rich Tommaso
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge McDuck; Beagle Boys
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[Credits] (Table of Contents: 1)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
Rich Tommaso
Letters
typeset

Contents (Table of Contents: 2)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

An Appreciation (Table of Contents: 3)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Script
George Lucas
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
Rich Tommaso
Letters
typeset

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Only a Poor Old Man (Table of Contents: 4)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Barks
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
Rich Tommaso
Letters
Carl Barks

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge; Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie; Beagle Boys
Synopsis
When the Beagle Boys erect a building next to Scrooge's money bin, with plans to puncture the bin and drain out the money, Scrooge secretly transfers his money to an old reservoir, where he hides it underwater. Learning of this stratagem, the Beagle Boys try to destroy a dam so that Scrooge's money will flow onto their land.
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[Osogood Silver polish] (Table of Contents: 5)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Carl Barks
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
Rich Tommaso
Letters
Carl Barks

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge
Synopsis
A salesman for Osogood Silver Polish volunteers to polish Scrooge's coins.
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[Coffee for Two] (Table of Contents: 6)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Carl Barks
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
Rich Tommaso
Letters
Carl Barks

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge
Synopsis
Scrooge takes a bum to a diner for a "free" cup of coffee.
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[Soupline Eight] (Table of Contents: 7)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Carl Barks
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
Rich Tommaso
Letters
Carl Barks

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge
Synopsis
Scrooge decides to "take a chance" on the Soupline Eight car.
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[Fare Delay] (Table of Contents: 8)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Carl Barks
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
Rich Tommaso
Letters
Carl Barks

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge
Synopsis
Scrooge waits for the light to change before getting into a taxi.
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Back to the Klondike (Table of Contents: 9)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Barks
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
Rich Tommaso
Letters
Carl Barks

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge; Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie; Glittering Goldie (intro); Blackjack (bear, intro)
Synopsis
Scrooge takes pills to restore his failing memory, and immediately recalls the location of bag of nuggets he cached in the Yukon fifty years before. When the ducks arrive in the Klondike, they find that Scrooge's claim has been taken over by Glittering Goldie, a former dance hall girl Scrooge knew in the gold rush days--and who still owes Scrooge a thousand dollars, plus interest.
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Indexer Notes

Includes the five pages which were originally edited out of the first publication.

[Height of Finance] (Table of Contents: 10)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Carl Barks
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
Rich Tommaso
Letters
Carl Barks

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge
Synopsis
Scrooge uses baled money as a ladder.
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[The Checker Game] (Table of Contents: 11)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Carl Barks
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
Rich Tommaso
Letters
Carl Barks

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge
Synopsis
Scrooge plays checkers for high stakes--with himself.
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Somethin' Fishy Here (Table of Contents: 12)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Barks
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
Rich Tommaso
Letters
Carl Barks

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge; Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie
Synopsis
Donald pastes up a fake newspaper that convinces Scrooge that fish have been made the official money of the land.
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[Barber College] (Table of Contents: 13)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Carl Barks
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
Rich Tommaso
Letters
Carl Barks

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge
Synopsis
Scrooge trims his own sideburns because barber's prices are "too much."
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[The Horse-Radish Treasure] (Table of Contents: 14)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Barks
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
Rich Tommaso
Letters
Carl Barks

Genre
adventure; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge; Chisel McSue; Swindle McSue (flashback); Captain Seafoam McDuck (flashback); Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie
Synopsis
Scrooge is faced with the loss of his entire fortune to Chisel McSue because, many years before, an ancestor of Scrooge's failed to deliver a case of horseradish to Jamaica, and then failed to give all his property to McSue's ancestor, as provided in a contract. Scrooge can save his fortune only by fulfilling the terms of the original contract, and the ducks set out in a small sailing ship to find the horseradish, which was on a ship that sank in the Caribbean.
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[Follow the Rainbow] (Table of Contents: 15)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Carl Barks
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
Rich Tommaso
Letters
Carl Barks

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge; Huey, Dewey; Louie
Synopsis
Scrooge's money bin is at the bottom of a rainbow that the nephews see.
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[Itching to Share] (Table of Contents: 16)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Carl Barks
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
Rich Tommaso
Letters
Carl Barks

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge; Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey; Louie
Synopsis
Scrooge "treats" the trained fleas to a meal at the circus.
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[The Round Money Bin] (Table of Contents: 17)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Barks
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
Rich Tommaso
Letters
Carl Barks

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge; Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey; Louie; Beagle Boys
Synopsis
For safety's sake, Scrooge has his coins changed into greenbacks and stores them in an old water tank, but this fails to stop the Beagle Boys.
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[Ballet Evasions] (Table of Contents: 18)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Carl Barks
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
Rich Tommaso
Letters
Garé Barks

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge; Donald Duck
Synopsis
Scrooge uses ballet to elude such pests as a process server and a bill collector.
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[The Cheapest Weigh] (Table of Contents: 19)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Carl Barks
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
Rich Tommaso
Letters
Garé Barks

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge; Donald Duck
Synopsis
Scrooge finds a way to avoid paying a penny but still learns his weight.
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[The Menehune Mystery] (Table of Contents: 20)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Barks
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
Rich Tommaso
Letters
Garé Barks

Genre
adventure; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Beagle Boys; Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie; Uncle Scrooge
Synopsis
Scrooge has his money canned before shipping it to a Hawaiian island he has bought, but the Beagle Boys have infiltrated the canning operation and have bought the ship Scrooge uses. They make the ducks their prisoners on the island, which is now populated only by one old Hawaiian Opu Nui (Big Tummy) and the menehunes--the tiny ones.
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[Bum Steer] (Table of Contents: 21)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Carl Barks
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
Rich Tommaso
Letters
Garé Barks

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge
Synopsis
Scrooge loads down a passing bum with sacks of money.
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[Hospitality Week] (Table of Contents: 22)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Carl Barks
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
Rich Tommaso
Letters
Garé Barks

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Uncle Scrooge
Synopsis
Scrooge invites a sideshow freak to dinner during "hospitality week."
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[The Secret of Atlantis] (Table of Contents: 23)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Barks; Chase Craig (story idea)
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
Rich Tommaso
Letters
Garé Barks

Genre
adventure; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge; Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie
Synopsis
Scrooge buys up all the 1916 quarters ever minted and sinks all but one deep in the Atlantic, with the aim of making that one coin the most valuable in the world. But the last quarter is flattened by a steamroller and so Scrooge must dive into the Atlantic to get another. There, the ducks find Atlantis, a sunken city populated by fish-men who breathe under water.
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[McDuck Takes a Dive] (Table of Contents: 24)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Carl Barks
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
Rich Tommaso
Letters
Garé Barks

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge; Donald Duck
Synopsis
On a cruise ship, Scrooge watches native boys risk their lives for pennies thrown in the water.
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[Slippery Sipper] (Table of Contents: 25)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Carl Barks
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
Rich Tommaso
Letters
Garé Barks

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie; Uncle Scrooge
Synopsis
To celebrate a big business deal, Scrooge buys one soda, and five straws, for himself, Donald, and the nephews.
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[Tralla La] (Table of Contents: 26)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Barks
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
Rich Tommaso
Letters
Garé Barks

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie; Uncle Scrooge
Reprints

[Oil the News] (Table of Contents: 27)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Carl Barks
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
Rich Tommaso
Letters
Garé Barks

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge
Synopsis
Scrooge is reluctant to pay the price for a paper with news about his big oil strike.
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[Dig It!] (Table of Contents: 28)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Carl Barks
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
Rich Tommaso
Letters
Garé Barks

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge
Synopsis
Scrooge digs up the beach in search of a lost nickel.
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[Outfoxed Fox] (Table of Contents: 29)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Barks
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
Rich Tommaso
Letters
Garé Barks

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge; Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie
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[Mental Fee] (Table of Contents: 30)

Uncle Scrooge / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Carl Barks
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
Rich Tommaso
Letters
Garé Barks

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge
Synopsis
Offered a "penny for your thoughts," Scrooge quickly accepts.
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Story Notes (Table of Contents: 31)

text article / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Jared Gardner; Robert Fiore [as R. Fiore]; Rich Kreiner; Stefano Priarone; Francesco Stajano; Leonardo Gori; Alberto Becattini; Craig Fischer
Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
Rich Tommaso
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Only a Poor Old Man (Table of Contents: 32)

Uncle Scrooge / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
Rich Tommaso
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge; Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie
Reprints
Keywords
adding machines; fishing; money; rowboats

Back to the Klondike (Table of Contents: 33)

Uncle Scrooge / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
Rich Tommaso
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge; Donald Duck; Huey, Dewey and Louie; Glittering Goldie; Blackjack (bear)
Reprints
Keywords
bears; gold; picks; prospecting; shotguns

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 34)

Uncle Scrooge / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
Rich Tommaso

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge; Donald Duck; Huey; Dewey; Louie
Reprints
Keywords
jack-in-the-boxes; pirates; treasure chests

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 35)

Uncle Scrooge / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
Rich Tommaso

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Donald Duck; Uncle Scrooge
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 36)

Uncle Scrooge / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
Rich Tommaso

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 37)

Uncle Scrooge / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Carl Barks
Inks
Carl Barks
Colors
Rich Tommaso

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Uncle Scrooge
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Carl Barks: Life Among the Ducks (Table of Contents: 38)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Donald Ault
Pencils
Alan Light (photo)
Inks
Alan Light (photo)
Colors
Alan Light (photo)
Letters
typeset

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Biographies (Table of Contents: 39)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

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?
Letters
typeset

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Where Did These Duck Stories First Appear? (Table of Contents: 40)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Gary Groth
Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 41) (Expand) /

Uncle Scrooge / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Uncle Scrooge
  2. 1. [Credits]
  3. 2. Contents
  4. 3. An Appreciation
  5. 4. Only a Poor Old Man
    Uncle Scrooge
  6. 5. [Osogood Silver polish]
    Uncle Scrooge
  7. 6. [Coffee for Two]
    Uncle Scrooge
  8. 7. [Soupline Eight]
    Uncle Scrooge
  9. 8. [Fare Delay]
    Uncle Scrooge
  10. 9. Back to the Klondike
    Uncle Scrooge
  11. 10. [Height of Finance]
    Uncle Scrooge
  12. 11. [The Checker Game]
    Uncle Scrooge
  13. 12. Somethin' Fishy Here
    Uncle Scrooge
  14. 13. [Barber College]
    Uncle Scrooge
  15. 14. [The Horse-Radish Treasure]
    Uncle Scrooge
  16. 15. [Follow the Rainbow]
    Uncle Scrooge
  17. 16. [Itching to Share]
    Uncle Scrooge
  18. 17. [The Round Money Bin]
    Uncle Scrooge
  19. 18. [Ballet Evasions]
    Uncle Scrooge
  20. 19. [The Cheapest Weigh]
    Uncle Scrooge
  21. 20. [The Menehune Mystery]
    Uncle Scrooge
  22. 21. [Bum Steer]
    Uncle Scrooge
  23. 22. [Hospitality Week]
    Uncle Scrooge
  24. 23. [The Secret of Atlantis]
    Uncle Scrooge
  25. 24. [McDuck Takes a Dive]
    Uncle Scrooge
  26. 25. [Slippery Sipper]
    Uncle Scrooge
  27. 26. [Tralla La]
    Uncle Scrooge
  28. 27. [Oil the News]
    Uncle Scrooge
  29. 28. [Dig It!]
    Uncle Scrooge
  30. 29. [Outfoxed Fox]
    Uncle Scrooge
  31. 30. [Mental Fee]
    Uncle Scrooge
  32. 31. Story Notes
  33. 32. Only a Poor Old Man
    Uncle Scrooge
  34. 33. Back to the Klondike
    Uncle Scrooge
  35. 34. [no title indexed]
    Uncle Scrooge
  36. 35. [no title indexed]
    Uncle Scrooge
  37. 36. [no title indexed]
    Uncle Scrooge
  38. 37. [no title indexed]
    Uncle Scrooge
  39. 38. Carl Barks: Life Among the Ducks
  40. 39. Biographies
  41. 40. Where Did These Duck Stories First Appear?
  42. 41. ["Praise for Walt Disney's Donald Duck: 'Lost in the Andes'"]
    Uncle Scrooge
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