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 Donald Duck
Donald first appeared in the Silly Symphonies cartoon The Wise Little Hen on June 9, 1934 (though he is mentioned in a 1931 Disney storybook).
Donald was redesigned in 1937 to be a bit fuller, rounder, and cuter.
Donald's sister is named Della Thelma Duck, but neither she nor Donald's parents appear in the cartoons or comics except for special cases, like The Life and Times of Scrooge McDuck.
www.sciencedaily.com /encyclopedia/donald_duck   (4763 words)

 Donald Duck Article, DonaldDuck Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
Donald's appearance in the cartoon, as created by animator Dick Lundy, is similar to his modern look — the colors are the same, as is the blue sailorshirt and hat — but his features are more elongated, his body plumper, and his feet bigger.
Donald isrepeatedly attacked, harassed, and ridiculed by his nephews, by the chipmunks Chip 'n Dale, or by other one-shot characters such as a bear or a colonyof ants.
The sons of his sister Della Duck (his sister in the animated shorts), the triplets were sent tospend some time with him as guests while their father recovered at the hospital from their latest prank.
www.anoca.org /he/first/donald_duck.html   (4537 words)

 The D.U.C.K.man - Introduc(k)tion to the work of Don Rosa
D.U.C.K. is the acronym (little word) Don Rosa writes in his stories on the "splash" panel (=the very first panel in the story) - except in his first two stories though, where he instead wrote it on the last panel.
Donald Duck was always more popular than Mickey Mouse years ago when people were more interested in reading, and more interested in the character of the personality of the character.
In Donald Duck & Co (Norway) it was called Skrues Liv, in Kalle Anka & Co (Sweden) it was called Farbror Joakims liv and in Anders And & Co (Denmark) it was called Her er dit liv, Joakim.
duckman.pettho.com /drinfo/drwork.html   (3974 words)

 The Donald Duck "Universe" Guide
Donald was appointed Sheriff of Bullet Valley at one point, but it is not known how long he held this job: given that story's conclusion (OS 199), he cannot have held it for long.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Donald and Gladstone disguise themselves as maharajahs at almost every opportunity, but it isn't known whether the place-names they toss off in such cases as their "homes" are real places in the ducks' world.
In only one case (WDC 103) does Donald disguise himself as the rajah of a place that in the ducks' universe is real (Backdore).
stp.ling.uu.se /~starback/dcml/chars/egmont-ddu.html   (2833 words)

 Donald Duck and the Gorilla (1944)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
Donald's nephews dress up as a gorilla, but soon Donald encounters the real gorilla...
One spooky night, Donald and his Nephews are menaced by Ajax, the slavering simian.
With a plot that moves fast and furious, DONALD DUCK AND THE GORILLA is a funny little film that still has plenty of thrills as the Ducks are placed in real mortal danger.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0036768   (560 words)

 GZ Reviews--Donald Duck Goin' Quackers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
Well, aside from the fact that I solved it in about six hours, this game was wonderful (and it may have gone quicker if the game control was a little less picky).
The coolest thing about the game is that the designers clearly had a real appreciation for the Duck Tales universe, and the appearance of the locations.
If you have a Dreamcast and you are a fan of the Duck Tales stylings, or Donald Duck in general, you should really look into playing through the game once.
www.gamezero.com /team-0/final_word/dreamcast/donald_duck_goin_quackers.html   (238 words)

 Donald Duck
This Donald Duck story, reprinted from Walt Disney's Comics and Stories 44, May(?) 1944, is perhaps the most famous chemical comic book story ever.
When Donald Duck helps nephews Huey, Louie and Dewey with their chemistry set, he is beaned by a flying flask and turned into "Professor Donald Duck, the Mightiest Chemist in the Universe!" Donald invents Duckmite, which he uses to power a rocket to the moon.
Among Donald's "chemical talk" is one of the first mentions of methylene, CH, which was included as footnote 19 of the paper "The Spin States of Carbenes," by P. Gaspar and G. Hammond, which appeared in Carbene Chemistry, edited by W. Kirmse, Academic Press: New York, 1964!
www.uky.edu /Projects/Chemcomics/html/dd_15_2_c.html   (245 words)

 Scrooge McDuck universe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
The Scrooge McDuck universe is the fictional world Scrooge McDuck lives in.
It is a subset of the Donald Duck universe.
A lot of characters in those stories one may not come across in Donald Duck stories.
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/S/Scrooge-McDuck-universe.htm   (211 words)

 AP Online: Barks, Donald Duck Illustrator Dies@ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) -- Carl Barks, the Disney illustrator credited with giving Donald Duck his distinctive feisty and comical personality, died Friday at the age of 99.
Barks drew Donald Duck for Walt Disney Studios from 1935 until 1942, and continued afterward as the creative genius behind the Donald Duck universe.
Although other animators had a hand in the duck's activities, Barks polished up Donald, rounding him...
www.highbeam.com /library/doc0.asp?DOCID=1P1:31255671&refid=holomed_1   (205 words)

 Disney Comics Characters
The Duck comics are the most famous and celebrated Disney comics originally produced for comic books, and Carl Barks's Duck comics are among the most cherished comics of all time.
David Gerstein is writing "The Mickey Mouse Universe" for Egmont as a guide for writers of Mickey Mouse comics.
But it's been reorganized (in "universes") and some characters and additional information from subscribers of the Disney comics mailing list added.
stp.ling.uu.se /~starback/dcml/chars   (1174 words)

 HERO GAMES Discussion Boards - Science of Superheroes
While I applaud thier efforts to break down the comic book universe, They've not given me any evidence of what their science says about superpowers or the evidence of comic book science and devices in that universe.
Jan 28th, '04 06:39 PM I haven't been around uncooked ducks very often so I'm taking you at your word.
A much better explanation comes from the Marvel SAGA game - that 'superhero plasma' in the marvel universe is a very low, basic yet still powerful manifestation of cosmic energy.
www.herogames.com /forums/printthread.php?t=12737   (1470 words)

 Disney's Donald Duck: Goin' Quackers (ps2: 2000): Reviews   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
Captures the look and feel of Donald Duck's universe impeccably, and delivers a solid, fun, gorgeous platform romp the way folks like it--with style.
Children will enjoy the lively adventures of Donald Duck, and some of those who enjoyed the "DuckTales" animated series and are looking for a comical Disney romp will want to pick this up.
An enjoyable (but extremely short) reminder that appealing characters in good games aren't made, but come together well when mixed with a team of programmers that care.
www.metacritic.com /games/platforms/ps2/disneysdonaldduckgoin   (693 words)

 wikien.info: Main_Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
This tradition was continued by Keno Don Rosa.
Darkwing Duck, set in St. Canard, has several appearances by Launchpad McQuack and Gizmo Duck.
Bonkers, has several shorts featuring Webby Vanderquack and Launchpad.
www.alanaditescili.net /index.php?title=Scrooge_McDuck_Universe   (187 words)

 » List of fictional robots and androids :: Literature Blog :: Blog for the intellectual kind   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
Some fictional universes feature useful guidebooks which assist the hero and friends through difficult situations.
Features of a great fictional guidebook: Such books are ideally compact enough to carry on even the most strenuous adventures, yet detailed enough to contain exactly the information the reader needs at that particular point in the plot.
Fictional guidebook Universe Encyclopaedia Galactica The Foundation Series by Isaac Asimov The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Hitchhiker Trilogy (five books) by Douglas Adams The Junior Woodchucks Guidebook Donald Duck comics by Carl Barks and Ducktales (tv series) Encyclopedia Frobozzica Zork The Book of
literature.news-axis.com /183/list-of-fictional-robots-and-androids   (1122 words)

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