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This DuckTales-Inspired Desk is Straight out of Duckburg!

DuckTales fans, start taking notes—this desk is a duck-blur of inspiration! Jasmine Bocz, animation editor on DuckTales, shares her desk that is filled with comics, toys, and her very own Number One Dime! Join Jasmine as she takes us through some of her favorite treasures and discusses some of the animation processes that go into making DuckTales.

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Did You Know? 9 Rich Facts Celebrating Uncle Scrooge

By Jim Fanning

‘Tis the Season for Scrooge—Scrooge McDuck, that is! Uncle to Donald Duck, Scrooge is the world’s richest duck. Created by Disney Legend Carl Barks in 1947, Uncle Scrooge is, according to Barks, “by any measurements the richest character ever to live in the realm of fiction. He is also the stingiest. He roams the earth and even outer space in…

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10 of Our Favorite Huey, Dewey, and Louie Moments

By Jim Fanning

Their names are Hubert, Deuteronomy, and Louis, but you can call them Huey, Dewey and Louie. Please. A triple threat of mischief, adventure, and comedic quack-ups, Huey, Dewey, and Louie have been enthralling dedicated Duck and Disney fans ever since they were hatched on October 17, 1937. Given their memorable monikers by Disney artist and employee…

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From Comics to the Screen: How Scrooge McDuck Started His Tales

By Jocelyn Buhlman

Long before we were gathering in front of our television sets to see the hurricane of life in Duckburg, Disney fans would run to comic stores to read about the adventures of their fine feathered friends in the pages of Carl Barks’ iconic Donald Duck comics. While his stories didn’t bear the name DuckTales, over time they evolved into the tales…

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30 Years Later, Watch How Disney Dollars Were First Introduced at Disneyland!

By D23 Team

Thirty years ago—on May 5, 1987—Disney Dollars, the beloved “currency with character,” were first unveiled to the world. Spearheaded by late Disney Legend Jack Lindquist, the program represented one of the first instances of a private organization printing its own money and having it accepted in theme parks like the U.S. Dollar. Over the years,…

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DuckTales teaser art

DuckTales News That Makes You Say “Woo-oo!”

By Beth Deitchman

We’ve got our eyes on San Diego, California, this week as we eagerly await the start to Comic-Con International: San Diego 2016. But this morning, our hearts and minds are firmly rooted in Duckburg! Feast your eyes on this quackingly awesome new teaser art from Disney Television Animation’s upcoming DuckTales series.

Scrooge McDuck,…

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Scrooge McDuck in The Duck With Three Cubic Acres of Cash

The Duck With Three Cubic Acres of Cash

Scrooge McDuck’s Debut
Christmas on Bear Mountain, Four Color #178 (December 1947)

“No man is poor who can do what he likes to do once in a while!” —Scrooge McDuck

The Lowdown
“Burst me bagpipes!”
He’s the most popular Disney character ever created for comics. He’s tougher than the toughies and smarter than the smarties—and he made his…

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Carl Barks

Carl Barks

As a cartoonist, Carl Barks was no quack—although his characters were. Called “The Duck Man” by many, Carl’s name is synonymous with Disney ducks; he dedicated his comic book career to these feathered heroes, retelling the countless exploits of Donald Duck, his nephews Huey, Dewey, and Louie, and Uncle Scrooge McDuck.

Ironically, when Carl joined the Walt…

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Scrooge McDuck and Money is Released

The character of money scavenger Scrooge McDuck was originally created by Carl Barks in a 1947 comic book story, but Scrooge didn’t make his theatrical debut until two decades later on this day in 1967 with the theatrical release of Scrooge McDuck and Money. When Scrooge appeared later in Mickey’s Christmas Carol and the television series DuckTales, Alan Young provided…

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Walt Disney and Scrooge McDuck in Adventures in Color

An Adventure in Color Debuts on TV

The world is a carousel of color, yet for many years audiences had to watch Walt Disney’s television shows in black and white, which might have made Walt blue, as he long wished for color TV. That changed on this day in 1961, a red letter day for sure, when Walt Disney’s Wonderful World of Color debuted in living color on NBC. While the episode begins colorless, with a…

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