(1901 - 2000)
Carl Barks (was an American cartoonist, best known for his comics about Donald Duck and as the creator of Scrooge McDuck. He worked anonymously until late in his career; fans dubbed him The Duck Man and The Good Duck Artist. In 1987, Barks was one of the three inaugural inductees of the Will Eisner Comic Book Hall of Fame.
Barks worked for the Disney Studio and Western Publishing where he created Duckburg and many of its inhabitants, such as:
- Scrooge McDuck (1947)
- Gladstone Gander (1948)
- The Beagle Boys (1951)
- The Junior Woodchucks (1951)
- Gyro Gearloose (1952)
- Cornelius Coot (1952)
- Flintheart Glomgold (1956)
- John D. Rockerduck (1961)
- Magica De Spell (1961)
Cartoonist Will Eisner called him “the Hans Christian Andersen of comic books.”
A full volume of full-color stories from Carl Barks leads off with a hunt for black pearls in the south seas.
This series of twenty-five albums reprints the Carl Barks Donald Duck titles in full color. For cover images of each issue go to I.N.D.U.C.K.S.
The Carl Barks Library Set I (1984)
The three volumes in this set include work by Barks that appeared in Donald Duck Four Color Comics numbers nine through two hundred twenty-three.
This three-volume set includes Barks stories from Donald Duck Four Color Comics numbers two hundred thirty-eight through four hundred twenty-two and Donald Duck issues number twenty-six through one hundred thirty-eight.
This three volume set contains the Barks stories from Uncle Scrooge numbers one through twenty.
This three volume set includes the Barks stories from Uncle Scrooge number twenty-one through forty-three.
This three volume set includes all the Barks stories published in Walt Disney’s Comics and Stories from number one hundred sixty-seven through two hundred twenty-nine.
The Carl Barks Library Set V (1989)
This three volume set includes the Barks stories from Uncle Scrooge numbers forty-four through seventy-one.
This three volume set brings together Barks stories from a variety of miscellaneous Disney publications.
This three volume set contains Barks stories from Walt Disney’s Comics and Stories numbers thirty-one through ninety-four.
This three volume set includes Barks stories from Walt Disney’s Comics and Stories numbers ninety-five through one hundred sixty-six.
The Carl Barks Library Set X (1990)
This three volume set includes all the Barks stories from Walt Disney’s Comics and Stories number two hundred thirty through number four hundred five as well as much miscellaneous material.