DuckTales

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 …

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DuckTales

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 …

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DuckTales

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 …

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Disney Dollars

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. …

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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 …

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Carl Barks

Carl Barks

In 1942, he began developing comic books, starting with Donald Duck Finds Pirate Gold, and continued creating comic books until his retirement in 1966.

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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 …

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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 …

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