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A Christmas for Shacktown by Carl Barks
« on: December 25, 2018, 09:48:47 AM »
One of the greatest and funniest Christmas stories!  From 1951 by Carl Barks, one of Walt Disney's original "Duck men."

<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/2DhqERuJlAk&amp;t=51s" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" class="bbc_link bbc_flash_disabled new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/2DhqERuJlAk&amp;t=51s</a>

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Re: A Christmas for Shacktown by Carl Barks
« Reply #1 on: December 25, 2018, 10:23:12 AM »
The story appeared in December 1951, although the issue was dated January 1952: Dell Comic Books were dated the month ahead.
"Meet Miss Ruth Sherwood, from Columbus, Ohio, the Middle of the Universe!"

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Re: A Christmas for Shacktown by Carl Barks
« Reply #2 on: December 25, 2021, 07:36:19 AM »
Merry Christmas to all!

Let me  -  again  - offer you A Christmas for Shacktown by one of Walt Disney's original artist-animator Carl Barks.




<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/2DhqERuJlAk&amp;t=51s" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" class="bbc_link bbc_flash_disabled new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/2DhqERuJlAk&amp;t=51s</a>


"Meet Miss Ruth Sherwood, from Columbus, Ohio, the Middle of the Universe!"

- Brian Aherne introducing Rosalind Russell in  My Sister Eileen (1942)

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Re: A Christmas for Shacktown by Carl Barks
« Reply #3 on: December 25, 2021, 07:41:56 AM »
Merry, merry!
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Re: A Christmas for Shacktown by Carl Barks
« Reply #4 on: December 25, 2021, 08:17:00 AM »
Merry Christmas to all!

Let me  -  again  - offer you  A Christmas for Shacktown  by one of Walt Disney's original artist-animator Carl Barks.

Thank you for that! Nice piece of nostalgia from an era when comic books were great!
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Re: A Christmas for Shacktown by Carl Barks
« Reply #5 on: December 25, 2021, 11:01:05 AM »
Thank you for that link!  Great story and wonderful drawing....makes you think, which is a good thing.

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